Introducing IndiePhotobooks.com

Introducing IndiePhotobooks.com

February 09, 2017

Today, I'm excited to announce a new project called IndiePhotobooks dedicated to helping small and indie photobook publishers. It aims to inform publishers and self-publishers from different perspectives such as marketing, designing, printing.

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Open Submissions: Pocket Essays Vol II & Vol III

Open Submissions: Pocket Essays Vol II & Vol III

January 26, 2017

We are currently inviting submissions for our next two books in our Pocket Essays Series. Please see the post for more details! Best of luck!

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2016: Report from the Interior

2016: Report from the Interior

December 22, 2016

It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of another year. I want to reach out to everyone who supported us in 2016, by buying our books, or even just by sharing our content online and offering us feedback. It’s been another year of growth and learning and I'm still really excited about the projects that we brought to life in the last 12 months, and for the next 12 months too. 

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New :: Taipei Diary :: Peter Bialobrzeski

New :: Taipei Diary :: Peter Bialobrzeski

December 01, 2016

We included an extract from Taipei Diary, as well as an audio clip of Peter reading the diary. Peter came to visit me in Taipei in August 2014 to print the first City Diary, Cairo Diary. During his stay he shot Taipei Diary, which is his visual diary of Taipei, once the de-facto capital of China.

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Introducing TVC new series : Pocket Essays

Introducing TVC new series : Pocket Essays

November 03, 2016

Pocket Essays is a new series from The Velvet Cell. Each book is framed by a particular theme that relates to photography. The series is edited by Kyler Zeleny, author of Out West, which was published by The Velvet Cell in 2014.

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New Book :: American Motel Signs 1980~2008 :: Steve Fitch

New Book :: American Motel Signs 1980~2008 :: Steve Fitch

October 06, 2016 1 Comment

Shot over 28 years, American Motel Signs is a unique insight into one of the most fascinating aspects of contemporary American culture. These motel signs, from the Sleepy Hollow Motel [Utah, 2007] to the Teddy Bear Motel [North Carolina, 1983] represent the many faces of everyday America that has become so ubiquitous in mainstream culture today. 

 

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The Velvet Cell Survey

The Velvet Cell Survey

September 22, 2016

Please devote 10 minutes of your time to complete our short survey. Your help is highly appreciated and to say thank you, we included a 15% discount code at the end of the survey (valid till October 5).

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The Velvet Cell at Tokyo Art Book Fair 2016

The Velvet Cell at Tokyo Art Book Fair 2016

September 08, 2016

Next week I will be participating at the Tokyo Art Book Fair here in Japan. This will be The Velvet Cell’s 3rd time to participate. I previously attended it in 2013 and 2014.

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New Book :: Mountains and Waters :: Alexander Gronsky

New Book :: Mountains and Waters :: Alexander Gronsky

September 01, 2016

We are happy to announce our second book by photographer Alexander Gronsky titled Mountains and Waters. 

 

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New Book :: Jakarta :: Isidro Ramirez

New Book :: Jakarta :: Isidro Ramirez

June 01, 2016

Proudly announcing our new book, Jakarta: Modest Interventions and Minor Improvisations by Isidro Ramirez. 

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New Book :: Wolfsburg Diary :: Peter Bialobrzeski

New Book :: Wolfsburg Diary :: Peter Bialobrzeski

May 02, 2016

Proudly announcing our 1st publication of 2016, and our 3rd in the City Diaries Series with Peter Bialobrzeski, after Athens Diary (2015) and Cairo Diary (2014)

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New Book :: In Search of Habitat :: Lars Rolfsted Mortensen

New Book :: In Search of Habitat :: Lars Rolfsted Mortensen

November 18, 2015

I'm delighted to release our final book of 2015 - In Search of Habitat by Lars Rolfsted Mortensen. Lars came to me with this project back in May 2015 and I loved it instantly. It's exactly the kind of project I created The Velvet Cell to provide a platform for. 

 

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