BADTOWN Design Co. has created and released a number of books over the years.
The Wall book series are two books we have put together and released, featuring many of the poster world’s greatest talents.
The Little Book of Cocktails is an illustrated guide to making some of the most beloved cocktails.
“THE WALL IS REFRESHINGLY OF THE PRESENT. SHOWCASING WORKS MAINLY FROM THE PAST THREE OR FOUR YEARS, IT PROVES THE FIELD OF POSTER DESIGN TO BE AS INNOVATIVE AND THRIVING AS EVER.” – DESIGN WEEK
What do the greatest music posters of recent times all have in common? The very best are all in this book.
The Wall contains 91 designers, with 9 chapters of the most influential music posters of recent years. This anthology presents little quotes and blurbs from the artists and designers themselves to help paint more of a picture along side each poster in the book.
The book is seperated into chapters according to: Illustration, Photography, Screenprint, Pattern, Textured, Typography, Retro, Simple, and Series.
Foreword by Taron Cochrane.
Modern Day Music Posters features the likes of:
Hyp-Inc. – Jason Munn – John Vogl – Joel Hentges – Concepción Studios – Methane Studios – Jon Smith – Two Arms Inc. – Status Serigraph – Wierhouse – Aesthetic Apparatus – The Marvelous Collective – Scott Campbell – Drew Roper – And many many more…
“THE WALL, WHICH PROVED THAT THE ART OF THE GIG POSTER HAS BY NO MEANS BEEN LOST TO SOULLESS ONLINE PROMOTION.“ – DESIGN WEEK
An inside look into the design studios of the gig poster community.
The Wall returns for a second volume focused on the studios and workspaces of the modern masters of gig poster design.
Inside The Poster Studio features the likes of:
DKNG, Kevin Tong, strawberryluna, Army Of Cats, Lil Tuffy, Concepción Studios, Monkey Ink Design, Drew Millward, Methane Studios, The Bungaloo, Wier/Stewart, Delicious Design League, Hero Design, Andrew Vastagh, Landland, Todd Slater, The Silent Giants, Ken Taylor, Anonymous Ink & Idea, Subject Matter Studio, Doublenaut, Münster Studio, Print Mafia, Kunny Van Der Ploeg, Ross Proulx, Doe-Eyed, Only More Never Less, Jon Johnson, The Half and Half, Switchopen, and Sean Mort.
The Little Book of Cocktails is a little book, A6 in size. Filled with ’15 of the finest cocktails that you’ve always wanted to make, but could never quite remember or be arsed to Google’. Featuring an illustration to go with each cocktail recipe, it shows you how to make it and what it should look like. Although creating your own custom version is always welcome.
Featuring the likes of: Appletini, Bloody Mary, Cosmopolitan, Daiquiri, Mai-Tai, Manhattan, Margarita, Martini, Mimosa, Mojito, Old Fashioned, Pina Colada, Sex On The Beach, Tequila Sunrise, and Zombie.
Thirteen of the fifteen cocktails are to IBA (International Bartenders Association) official cocktails, apart from Appletini and Zombie.