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Handwritten letters by artists
Even in this age of emails, texts, and tweets, there is an ongoing fascination with the simple act of putting pen to paper. Pen to Paper features over 100 examples of letters written by artists, revealing how letter writing can be an artistic act, just as an artist puts pen to paper to craft a line in a drawing.
True stories about unbelievable trees
It's hard to know what's more unbelievable in this book, the trees—Bubblegum, Strangler, Rainbow, Walking—or the fact that they're real. Charming illustrations bring these bizarre botanicals to life, along with facts that are stranger than fiction. Certain to surprise and inform anyone interested in nature, regardless of age.
A lavish compendium of pscyhological tests
Fiendishly fun and fascinating, Psychobook reveals the rich history of psychological testing in a fascinating sideways look at classic testing methods, from word-association games to inkblots to personality tests. You'll never think about yourself the same way!
A friendship in 52 postcards
Not just any friendship, and not just any postcards, Dear Data is an artistic collaboration between two young women who meticulously charted the data of daily lives for one year---how many times did they laugh, complain, or use the phone?---and created the remarkable small works of art in this book, equal parts mail art, data visualization, and affectionate correspondence sure to inspire and entertain.
How to split wood, shuck an oyster, and otehr simple pleasures
Our bestselling Kaufmann Mercantile is a detailed and clearly illustrated guide to modern living, featuring tools and how-tos, teaching us what we ought to know how to do, as well as what we'd like to to live well in the twenty-first century.
Beautiful notecards from our most beloved nature writer
Environmentalist, political activist, walker, tax resister, or just interested in a simpler life? If you're one or more of these, you'll find inspiration in these stunning notecards with quotes from Henry David Thoreau, suitable for mailing or pinning up, with a choice of colorful photographic envelopes reflecting spring, summer, fall, and winter.
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