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Murder Maps

Crime Scenes Revisited; Phrenology to Fingerprint 1811–1911 Dr Drew Gray

Matisse: The Books

Louise Rogers Lalaurie

Gabrielle Chanel

Fashion Manifesto Miren Arzalluz, Véronique Belloir

Takenobu Igarashi: A to Z

Takenobu Igarashi, Sakura Nomiyama, Haruki Mori

The Making of the Book: Murder Maps

Gruesome tales, ‘murder nerds’ and killer cartography. Head behind the scenes with the creative team for ‘Murder Maps’ and discover what it took to make this captivating and disquieting book (and why it involved lying on the floor).

What happens when we look: David Campany on photography’s flux

In this essay from his book ‘On Photographs’, David Campany examines the seemingly ordinary act of looking at a photograph. Unpredictable and inscrutable, images, he argues, are anything but mundane.

Wallpaper, rebellion & ‘A Bigger Splash’: Books on British artists to add to your reading list

From 20th-century landscape painting to the latest installations, take a trip through British art history with these books on iconic British artists including John Nash, David Hockney, Bridget Riley, Grayson Perry, Aubrey Beardsley, William Morris and more.

The innovative alphabets of Takenobu Igarashi

Step inside the mind of typography giant Takenobu Igarashi, whose iconic 3D letters lend a whole new dimension to graphic design and visual communication.

Painting, polyamory and enduring love: John Nash and Christine Kühlenthal

This moving extract from ‘John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace’ details the enduring and unconventional love shared by painter John Nash and Christine Kühlenthal. The fifty-eight-year relationship, which permitted ‘outside loves’, withstood time, distance and the horrors of war.

Take a visually dazzling tour of contemporary African street art

With their monumental murals and breathtaking designs, the artists in ‘Street Art Africa’ are bringing everyday landmarks to life across the continent, creating the kind of street art designed to make you stop and stare.

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