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Designers & Books Fair 2012 Tickets Now on Sale

By Steve Kroeter September 6, 2012


Designers & Books Fair 2012 Tickets Now on Sale

The first Designers & Books Fair is set is set to launch on the last weekend of October in New York City—October 26–28—and tickets are now on sale.

This landmark event will include programs featuring prominent figures in the design world, publishers, booksellers, rare book dealers and book artisans; authors; and more.

The Fair exhibition hall will include approximately 30 U.S. and European design book publishers and booksellers displaying and selling the newest titles for the Fall and upcoming holiday season as well as important backlist titles. Special show discounts will be available on many books. There will also be rare and out-of-print book dealers; demonstrations of book arts, including calligraphy, letterpress printing, and bookbinding; and book signings.

A special feature of the Fair will be programming in two auditoriums adjacent to the exhibition hall that will include presentations, interviews, and panel discussions—all with leading members of the international design community. We hope you will join us.

Visit Designers & Books Fair 2012 for details, program descriptions and schedule, list of exhibitors, and to purchase tickets.

Fair Program Highlights

Designers & Books Fair 2012 will feature a variety of programs, including:

     ·  Book Design at Pentagram, with Michael Bierut, Paula Scher, Abbott Miller, Emily Oberman, Eddie Opara, and DJ Stout. Program sponsored by Design Observer

     ·  Chinese Design Culture Now, with Eric Chan (ECCO Design), and others

     ·  How to Get Published in the World of Design Books

     ·  Architects Tod WIlliams and Billie Tsien in Conversation with architecture critic Paul Goldberger

     ·  Steven Heller and Louise Fili in Conversation with Debbie Millman

     ·  InStyle Fashion Director Hal Rubenstein in Conversation with FIT Museum Director Valerie Steele

     ·  Product and interior designer Todd Oldham in conversation with New York magazine Design Editor Wendy Goodman

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See who's coming up (and who you missed last month) on Designers & Books. New designers whose book lists we'll be featuring include architect Tod Williams, graphic designer Abbott Miller, and many others. Plus, we've added new short lists, including a list of books on food and cooking chosen by Designers & Books contributors.

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