Books

Creativity in the world of publishing, from covers to content

Honouring VNIITE and its place in Soviet design

The Russian organisation VNIITE strived to better Soviet society through design. While remarkably ahead of its time, few of its designs reached the wider public, and until recently much of its work threatened to be forgotten. A new book by Unit Editions tracks its history

A decade of Apartamento

Indie mag Apartamento has made a fine art out of going through the keyhole, tapping into our curiosity about how other people live. A new book brings together a decade of its photography – including some truly bizarre homes

How I Work: Olafur Eliasson

Coinciding with the publication of a major new retrospective, CR sat down with the Icelandic-Danish artist to talk about how he works, his studio, smartphones and the importance of lunch

How I Work: Marc Valli, Laurence King

We speak to the former founder of bookshop Magma about the changing nature of the publishing industry, creating gifts that have content at their core, and why more and more publishers are beginning to take them seriously