2015 New York Art Book Fair
The 10th anniversary edition the New York Art Book Fair, hosted by Printed Matter at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, felt more focused and streamlined than ever, yet still featured over 370 booksellers, publishers, artists and institutions from 28 countries...
HANNAH: A Magazine Celebrating Black Women
Qimmah Saafir founded her magazine HANNAH (now funding on Kickstarter) not purely from passion, but also necessity. Saafir believes that, while a narrative around black women exists, it's not diverse, wholly inclusive or voiced by the women themselves...
After moving from Sydney to Melbourne, Australia, Ingrid Kesa found the atmosphere for creatives in the city to be one of "collaboration rather than competitiveness" and while making new friends and connections, came in contact with more than a...
Print is Dead. Long Live Print.
Compiled by The Guardian journalist Ruth Jamieson, "Print is Dead. Long Live Print" is a hardcover tome that looks at independent publications—and explores the reason they are thriving in a time when traditional magazines are struggling. Jamieson profiles...
Mouthfeel: A Punk Foodie Zine
There are really two reasons to buy a publication: content and presentation. There's something about Mouthfeel, a brand new food zine, that delivers on both in a truly unique way. At its core, it's a large-format zine (10"x16", perfect-bound, with...
NGV Art Book Fair 2015: Highlights
by Sinead Stubbins Melbourne, Australia is a city bursting at the seams with independent publishers, arts organizations and zine-makers, so it was only a matter of time that it hosted its own Art Book Fair. Orchestrated by the National Gallery of...
Bang! Volume 1
Full of photography by Jonathan Leder and words by Jacq Frances (all under the art direction of Amy Hood), Bang! Volume 1 is a darkly cinematic NSFW zine. Exploring beauty, sexuality and "the fantasy of the female at its climax," the publication is...
The Good Copy, Melbourne
Born out of a love of words and a desire to support emerging and freelance writers, Melbourne's The Good Copy is a writing studio, publisher, grammar school, shop and community library. From offering creative services for corporate clients to publishing...
Valley Cruise Press
Valley Cruise Press is basically a giant middle finger to the tired claim that print is dead. With a sharp eye for exceptional illustration stemming from their own strong talent, Valley Cruise founders Ted Feighan and Ally Quandt have created an...
Non Stop Poetry: The Zines of Mark Gonzales
Published by Printed Matter, "Non Stop Poetry: The Zines of Mark Gonzales" chronicles the skateboard legend's extensive artwork from the over 145 zines he created, starting as far back as the early '90s. With contributions from the likes of Harmony...
"Say it Ain't Southern"
by Chermelle Edwards Fascinated with train culture and its resulting, reclusive history, Will Rhoten finds himself in the American crossroads of Dallas, Texas. Here, using Instagram as a tool, Rhoten documents the often unnoticed drawings and tags...
Future You Zine
With short stories by Nada Alic, artwork by Andrea Nakhla and photos from Angela Lewis all wrapped up in a package designed by Nik Ewing (of the band Local Natives), the new zine "Future You" is a thoughtful and perfectly oddball publication that...
Various Creative: TWO
In the age of Instagram likes, retweets and reblogs, it's easy to get cynical about the motivation behind creating and sharing one's work online. If the internet has given us a platform for sharing, it's also given us a platform for ceaseless self...
Masterpiece Coloring Book
Often irreverent and always original, Zurich-based indecent publishing house Nieves has been publishing offbeat zines and art books since 2001, for a dedicated fan base that's global and ever-growing. Their latest release, "Masterpiece Coloring...
Short Stack Editions
Strawberries, Eggs, Tomatoes, Grits, Buttermilk and Sweet Potatoes—each Short Stack edition sees a food industry expert or chef take on a single ingredient in a cookbook-meets-zine format. Each pocket-sized volume includes cooking tips and original...
A Record of Time: A Journal of Wanderlust
by Kohl Crecelius It wasn’t long after SoCal-based artist, designer, and craftsman Sean Woolsey (already a CH favorite) came across a quote by American author John Green, that he and his wife bought a 1987 VW Westfalia van and took off on a road...
Hiut Denim’s Year Book 2
by Emily Bihl With selvage denim's ever-increasing popularity, the surfeit of new brands popping up seem to do little to differentiate themselves—but Wales-based Hiut Denim proves to be the exception. The brand's remarkable yearly publication The...
Various Creative: ONE
Firm believers in the future of print media are always excited to see creative endeavors jump from the screen onto paper. The latest independent print project to land at CH features the photography and visual art by some longtime favorites as well...
New York Art Book Fair 2013
This year the New York Art Book Fair sprawled into the courtyard and filled the three floors of MOMA's PS1 building in Long Island City. The fair, which is one of the largest art book fairs in the world, welcomes a wide array of publications—from artists...
Second Life: Light Bulb Magazine
The online publication based in LA East of Borneo has embraced the magic of print in a series called Second Life, in which they bring back the long-lost printed wonders of decades past. For one of their latest revivals, East of Borneo brought back...
Punch The Camera Issue 03
Adventure, exploration and open spaces are of interest to photographer Justin Parkhurst and that's reflected in his bi-annual photo magazine,"Punch The Camera." More like a miniature coffee-table book than a glossy journal, the newly-released Issue...
After moving back home to Australia last year and starting a career in social media marketing, Brodie Lancaster missed the writing and editing of her old job, as the managing editor of Portable.tv in New York. Armed with an address book of talented...
A Slow Walk
Specializing in the unconventional and often overlooked, NYC's Boo-Hooray Gallery and 6 Decades Books present "A Slow Walk," a solo exhibit of illustrator Jason Polan. Opening today, 5 October, the show centers on a new, previously unseen letterpress...
Everything is Fucked, Everything is Okay
Responding to common feelings of being overwhelmed by our chaotic modern world, Everything is Fucked, Everything is Okay is a new print zine featuring writing from contributors based in NYC, London and Sydney. Assembled by hand by Brooklyn-based...
Punch the Camera
After debuting an experimental one-off issue in 2009, founder Justin Parkhurst has resurrected his publication, "Punch The Camera," as a bi-annual photography zine. Expanding on the themes of travel and expedition that inspired the original, the...