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Grids & Guides pencils
These smart-looking hexagonalpencils, designed to match our best-selling Grids & Guides notebooks, come twelve to a box, six blue and six black. Inside the elegant black tray box you'll also find a multipurpose plastic rule with protractor, and die-cut circles for designing your next cone, cylinder, or planetary system.
Graphics from the Golden Age
In the heyday of the 1950s, Cubano graphistos combined elements of Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Bauhaus modernism, and Vegas-style kitsch in a distinctly Cuban sensibility. Cuba Style, reproduces a treasure trove of graphics from magazines, packaging, posters, and products like liquor and cigars. A visual history of Cuba as a wellspring of capitalist extravagance, this lively book shows us the rare graphics of its extraordinary and now lost popular culture.
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.
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.
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.
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