SPD's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

SPD's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide
The elves at SPD have been busy gathering a swell set of holiday gift books that will make the perfect present for your favorite art director, photo editor, illustrator, photographer, or other visual person. We've got books big and small, in all shapes and sizes. We've created an Amazon store for one stop shopping on all these great gifts, and a portion of the sales will go directly to SPD!

Plus, check out our SPD store at shop-spd.org to purchase any of our yearly Design Annuals and posters from the 50th Anniversary Poster Series
See the full guide after the jump...



Pub 48 was designed by Tom Brown Art + Design. 
Cover design and typography for the 48th Publication Design Annual, a showcase of the year's finest magazine design, photography, illustration, infographics and digital applications.
The cover is printed with metallic silver ink and finished with a debossed title set in a bespoke typeface designed specifically for use throughout the annual.

Buy this and all of our annuals HERE

In honor of our 50th Anniversary, we've asked some of the industry's top talents to design posters around the theme of 50.  Proceeds from the sale of these prints will benefit the society's educational outreach and programming initiatives for our members as well as our student scholarship funds.
Purchase these limited edition collector prints exclusively through our SPD store. 
Purchase  HERE

and check out these other great gifts from around the web...


GYM CLASS issue 11
It's a magazine about magazines and the peeps who make them, by spd.org contributor Steven Gregor BUY HERE


Website Stencil Kit  

Little Printer
How cool is this?! BUY HERE

So you need a typeface print

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Manuals 2: Design and Identity Guidelines

Manuals 2 features a mix of 20 outstanding American and European design manuals. Each is photographed in exquisite detail and accompanied by meticulous descriptions of their physical make-up. BUY HERE

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Herb Lubalin, American Graphic Designer (1918--81) 

This meticulously researched book offers a complete career overview of Herb Lubalin, beginning with his early days as one of the original Mad Men in the New York advertising world of the 50s and 60s, and continuing into the years of his greatest achievements as one of the world's most influential typographers and graphic designers. BUY HERE

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Gin and Tonic Bathing Gel

Relax in the bath with this zesty Gin & Tonic bath gel presented in a retro 1950's style glass bottle and smells just like the real thing, you can enjoy indulging without the hangover. The perfect gift for any Gin & Tonic lover. BUY HERE

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