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  • Shatner Show, The

    £16.99

    76 ARTISTS INTERPRET THE LIFE AND CAREER OF WILLIAM SHATNER, POP CULTURE ICON

    From his iconic Captain James T. Kirk through the steely resolve ofTJ Hooker, the wisdom of Walter H Bascom, the irreverence of Denny Craneor the seemingly hundreds of smaller roles that have filled his career(one of our personal favorites being the Commander Buck Murdock inAirplane 2), William Shatner has shown an uncanny ability to alternately(and sometimes simultaneously) embrace and transcend thosepreconceptions about him. Perhaps this is nowhere exhibited better thanon his recent musical album with Ben Folds: speaking (not singing, ofcourse) with open candor at times about his fortunes and failings, itbecomes clear that the person who has played these characters has somuch more to say than the characters themselves. Now in his 76th year,  he continues to produce with a voracity and enthusiasm unrivaled by hispeers. Whether it s a comedic or dramatic role, a gameshow, voice-workfor a documentary or animated program, or even a seemingly lowlybreakfast cereal commercial, each thing he touches is elevated to aplane that s all his own.

    With playful reverence to this entrancing icon and fascinatingindividual, UPPERCASE gallery has created The Shatner Show: anexhibition and book of artwork depicting William Shatner, featuring thework of 76 artists and illustrators from Canada and the US. Mr. Shatnerhas endorsed the project and provided the following statement:

     

    "Every artist has their muse. Leonardo was inspired by the ceiling inthe great chapel. Michelangelo found his art in the Italian marble. Whoam I to stand in the way of all these fine artists and artisans whowant to use my lumpy, aging face for inspiration? Some creators love agreat sunset; some have in mind my bloodshot eyes. Nevertheless, out ofawe, amusement, or pity, you should come and see this unique show."

    — WILLIAM SHATNER ON THE SHATNER SHOW, 2007

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  • Elegant Cockroach, The

    £15.99

    LITERATURE, FINE WINE AND A SPANISH GUITAR ARE ELEGANT PASTIMES. BUT IN THE BIG CITY, PASSING THE TIME SIMPLY ISN'T ENOUGH. THE ELEGANT COCKROACH LONGS FOR MORE…

    Written by Deidre Anne Martin and illustrated by Stefanie Augustine, The Elegant Cockroach is a charming storybook for whimsical grown-ups and sophisticated children. 32 pages, full colour, black cloth hardcover with dustjacket.

     

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  • Collection a Day, A

    £20.00
    EVER SINCE SHE WAS A YOUNG GIRL, ARTIST AND ILLUSTRATOR LISA CONGDON HAS BEEN OBSESSED WITH COLLECTING. In 2010, Lisa Congdon embarked on a year-long project: a daily documentation through photos and the occasional drawing of arrangements from her curious collections. “Most of the collections are real and exist in my home or studio; those I will photograph. Some are imagined; those I will draw or (occasionally) paint.” Housed in a special collector’s tin, the packaging encourages the reader to store their own prized collections within. The brick-like book features one collection per page with captions, an essay by the artist and a foreword written by Martha Stewart Living Collections Editor, Fritz Karch. 448 pages, 7.75" x 5.125" x 1.5" Learn More
  • Typewriter, The: A Graphic History of the Beloved Machine

    £30.00
    Typewriters are powerful. They sped the world's business and brought women into the workforce. The once ubiquitous office tool has had integral roles in literature, film, art and popular culture. Coveted as a symbol of simpler times, it is now undergoing a resurgence of appreciation. Learn More
  • Botanica: A Mixed Bouquet - Art, Design and Ephemera

    £30.00

    Similar to Feed Sacks and The UPPERCASE Compendium of Craft and Creativity, Botanica also has 4 different dust jackets that you can fold to reveal your favourite pattern. A belly band wraps around the dust jacket and brands the book as part of the Encyclopedia of Inspiration series.

     

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  • Ephemera: Forever, Always & Now

    £29.00

    Gorgeous and inspiring collections of vintage lettering and typography along with profiles of creatives who make art and business through their collections. Collage artists, illustrators, type designers, graphic designers, creative entrepreneurs and more! 

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  • Vintage Life: Living In The past

    £29.00
    These people and businesses have immersed themselves in the aesthetics, technologies and trends of bygone eras. Vintage sellers and dealers, collectors, interior decorators, stylists, writers, musicians and creative souls. When living in the past is the only way to be! Learn More
  • Quilted: Personal and Professional Stories

    £29.00
    A celebration of the beauty of quilts and how they appeal to our creativity and emotions. From nostalgic heirlooms to celebrating quilting failures to designing, making, improvising— plus a look at how quilting cottons are designed and manufactured—Quilted is a behind-the-scenes look at a tradition and an industry. Learn More
  • Ceramics: Creative Adventures in Clay

    £30.00

    Earlier than expected this his is a 416-page book arrived December 7th 2020. Ceramics highlights the work, studio, processes and inspirations of an interesting variety of artists who work in the field of ceramics, pottery and related creative endeavours. The book is curated by UPPERCASE publisher Janine Vangool along with co-authors Carole Epp and Julia Krueger. The focus is on independent, working artists and aiming to present a diversity of objects, styles, backgrounds and cultures—curated with the optimistic and eclectic eye that makes UPPERCASE publications so unique.With profiles of 46 contemporary studio potters and ceramicists, illustrated with beautiful photography of their work and studio, Volume C: Ceramics will be a gorgeous and informative addition to your Encyclopedia of Inspiration library.

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  • Yarn Thread String: Up Close with Fibre

    £30.00

    So much of what we make is created by using various fibres. Knitting, crochet, weaving, sewing, embroidery, rug-making, macramé and many more crafts are made possible with yarn, thread and string. 

    This book gets up close and personal with fibre, telling the stories and processes from venerated traditional thread companies to individual artisans raising sheep to make their own wool. We'll look at natural fibres and how they are made, and how design plays a part in the visual appeal of fibre brands. We'll also explore innovative fibres that repurpose and recycle our valuable resources. 

    Yarn-Thread-String will also highlight artists, craftspeople and creative entrepreneurs who use these fibres in unique and inspiring ways. Through this book, you'll gain a new and exciting perspective on what fibre is—and how we can use it to express our individuality, creativity and humanity.

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