Beer and other nice publications

Three very different publications to share, including the latest self-published zine by Kid Acne, and a collection of photographs of weddings that never happened by Judith Erwes. First up, though, is Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans (Chronicle, £12.99)…

Three very different books to share, including the latest self-published zine by Kid Acne, and a collection of photographs of weddings that never happened by Judith Erwes. First up, though, is Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans (Chronicle, £12.99)…

Beer is a 352 page, approximately A5 size book by Dan Becker and Lance Wilson which boasts over 500 photos of beer cans – all from the collection of one man, Josh Russo. The book runs through by brand alphabetically showcasing a huge variety of branding and packaging approaches from the 1930s to the present day, from the wonderfully simple black type on a white background cans shown in the spread below (all from the 80s) – through to more graphic and illustrative approaches…

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More info about the book can be found at chroniclebooks.com

Kid Acne‘s latest self-published zine, When The Smoke Clears, is 52 page, A5, book, litho printed in black on fuschia paper. The cover is screenprinted. 150 copies, each numbered and embossed by the artist are available at £10 from kidacne.com/

Imitation of Lives is a collection of photographs by Judith Erwes of fictitious weddings, created as a homage to wedding photos of the late 70s and early 80s. The 32 page book is 205mm square and has been designed and published by Duke Press and printed in a numbered edition of 500. £12 from dukepress.co.uk

See more of Erwes’ work at unpatient.com

 

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