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ACC Art Books ACC Art Books is a North American distributor of luxury illustrated books. ACC Distribution is a distributor of high quality illustrated books on a wide range of subjects, including art, architecture, cooking, design, fashion, gardening and photography from more than 100 publishing houses from around the world.
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We are the distribution arm of the ACC Publishing Group, a privately owned company founded in 1966. Our three publishing imprints are The Antique Collectors’ Club, The Garden Arts Press, and ACC Editions. Among our distribution clients are: 24 ORE Cultura, ACR Edition, Archetype, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Ashmolean Museum Publications, Azur, Beta Plus Publishing, D Giles Limited, Editions du Chn

We are the distribution arm of the ACC Publishing Group, a privately owned company founded in 1966. Our three publishing imprints are The Antique Collectors’ Club, The Garden Arts Press, and ACC Editions. Among our distribution clients are: 24 ORE Cultura, ACR Edition, Archetype, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Ashmolean Museum Publications, Azur, Beta Plus Publishing, D Giles Limited, Editions du Chn

"Some of the conversations are surprisingly, and refreshingly, simple, while others are revealing and personal and allow...
07/16/2021
Steve Brouwers asks some of the world’s most exciting creatives what creativity means to them

"Some of the conversations are surprisingly, and refreshingly, simple, while others are revealing and personal and allow the reader to truly get inside the mind of these visionaries." - It's Nice That
https://www.itsnicethat.com/news/steve-brouwers-creatives-on-creativity-publication-010721

Where are you most creative? Is failure important for the creative process? Does creativity have to create a better world?: In this new book, Brouwers asks the likes of Debbie Milman, Stefan Sagmeister and Shawna X about their life and work.

"Sure to become a must-read for creative professionals." - Graphic Design USA
07/16/2021
Forthcoming Release: Creatives on Creativity

"Sure to become a must-read for creative professionals." - Graphic Design USA

Sure to become a design classic, Creatives on Creativity features interviews with 44 of the world’s best artists, creative directors, designers, illustrators and more. Among them: George Lois…

"Creatives on Creativity...offers insights into the often mysterious process of making creative work." - Creative Review
07/16/2021
New book goes behind the scenes of the creative process

"Creatives on Creativity...offers insights into the often mysterious process of making creative work." - Creative Review

Creatives on Creativity features interviews with artists, designers and the odd adman, and offers insights into the often mysterious process of making creative work

"With 284 lush color illustrations, this volume shows the work of a contemporary graphic designer who is actively re-mak...
07/16/2021
13 Architecture and Design Books to Add to Your Reading List - Metropolis

"With 284 lush color illustrations, this volume shows the work of a contemporary graphic designer who is actively re-making the visual identity of the world we inhabit." - Metropolis Magazine

Metropolis editors have selected a variety of current and forthcoming books that will be sure to get you through 2021.

Book Marks was just featured in the latest Lakeville Journal!
07/16/2021

Book Marks was just featured in the latest Lakeville Journal!

Book Marks was just featured in the latest Lakeville Journal!

Janet Macoska and Peter Chakerian were interviewed on the FOX 8 Morning News!"Janet's been there with her camera capturi...
07/15/2021
Bruce Springsteen: Live in the Heartland -- new book documents Cleveland's history with 'The Boss'

Janet Macoska and Peter Chakerian were interviewed on the FOX 8 Morning News!

"Janet's been there with her camera capturing Springsteen's every move and mood on stage."

https://fox8.com/video/bruce-springsteen-live-in-the-heartland-new-book-documents-clevelands-history-with-the-boss/6793312/

Cleveland rock photographer Janet Macoska has spent five decades photographing Bruce Springsteen in Northeast Ohio. From his early beginnings in 1974 to the iconic Born in the USA tour to the 2016 River Tour -- Janet's been there with her camera capturing Springsteen's every move and mood on stage.....

"The new book "Tree Houses: Escape to the Canopy," which features an introduction by Eising, brings together some of the...
07/14/2021
7 modern tree houses to spark your childhood imagination

"The new book "Tree Houses: Escape to the Canopy," which features an introduction by Eising, brings together some of the most awe-inspiring modern tree houses from around the world." - CNN

Architects are using sophisticated engineering and contemporary design to build restaurants, hotels and cabins high up in the trees.

"Kengo Kuma describes his creative approach, allowing you to contextualize his stadium within the wide spectrum of the J...
07/13/2021
Kengo Kuma's Prolific Works: From the Olympic Stadium to V&A Dundee

"Kengo Kuma describes his creative approach, allowing you to contextualize his stadium within the wide spectrum of the Japanese architect’s brilliant work." - Architizer
https://architizer.com/blog/inspiration/stories/kengo-kumas-prolific-works-olympic-stadium-to-va-dundee/

Those who find themselves intrigued by the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo will be delighted to contextualize the building within the wide spectrum of the Japanese architect’s brilliant work.

"And a stunning new photo book, somewhat ambivalently titled Eternity (from ACC Art Books), reminds of his remarkable ab...
07/13/2021
Shooting Stars: Three (Plus) Photographers, Two Exhibits, One Book | BlackBook

"And a stunning new photo book, somewhat ambivalently titled Eternity (from ACC Art Books), reminds of his remarkable ability to capture something genuinely visceral about his always provocative subjects, from Ray Charles to Joe Strummer to Elvis Costello to legendary Japanese synth poppers YMO (Yellow Magic Orchestra)." - Blackbook Magazine

Bowie, Lauryn Hill, Julianne Moore as you've never seen them...

"...both a work of art and a compelling cry for historical preservation" - International Examiner
07/12/2021
"Vanishing Bangkok" is both a work of art and a compelling cry for historical preservation | International Examiner

"...both a work of art and a compelling cry for historical preservation" - International Examiner

Bangkok is famous for its temples, its markets, its food and other pleasures. However architectural notice is usually given only to its palatial shopping malls and towers of glass and steel. Reverent attention for architecture from the city’s past is bestowed upon royal palaces and the mansions th...

"Macoska's photos are truly breathtaking. The collection takes you through Springsteen's career from being barely recogn...
07/12/2021

"Macoska's photos are truly breathtaking. The collection takes you through Springsteen's career from being barely recognizable in sunglasses at the Allen Theatre ro the clean-cut look of "The Darkness Tour, his muscular physique while promoting Born in the U.S.A, his suit attire on the "Tunnel of Love Express Tour and a reunion with the E Street Band in 1999." - The Plain Dealer

"Legendary architect Kengo Kuma, founder of Kengo Kuma & Associates, has been defying the odds and limits of design and ...
07/09/2021
Architect Kengo Kuma's New Design Tome - SHLTR

"Legendary architect Kengo Kuma, founder of Kengo Kuma & Associates, has been defying the odds and limits of design and engineering for decades with futuristic and multi-dimensional sculptural structures-gone-works of art throughout more than 20 countries." - SHLTR featuring Topography!

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma debuts architecture book highlighting more than 40 works.

Extraordinary Women is featured in the July issue of The Lady."An utterly compelling book that showcases photojournalism...
07/08/2021

Extraordinary Women is featured in the July issue of The Lady.
"An utterly compelling book that showcases photojournalism at its absolute best."

"For a long time, 90% of [Macoska’s] photos from those concerts remained unseen, until now….Over the next 40-plus years,...
07/06/2021
New book chronicles Bruce Springsteen’s relationship with Ohio through 40 years of iconic photos

"For a long time, 90% of [Macoska’s] photos from those concerts remained unseen, until now….Over the next 40-plus years, Macoska would photograph Springsteen…chronicling every facet of his career, from the scruffy guy behind “Born to Run” to beefed-up 1980s superstar to the elder statesman of rock and roll." - Cleveland Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com

Janet Macoska and Pete Chakerian's "Bruce Springsteen: Live in the Heartland" takes fans from his first Clevelend concert in 1974 to "The River Tour 2016" at Gund Arena.

"His on- and off-screen persona is captured by the British photographer, and his close friend, Terry O’Neill, who died i...
07/06/2021
Has Anyone Ever Looked Cooler Than Michael Caine?

"His on- and off-screen persona is captured by the British photographer, and his close friend, Terry O’Neill, who died in 2019. A new coffee-table book about their relationship. Michael Caine: Photographed by Terry O’Neill, was written by film historian and professor James Clarke." - Airmail
https://airmail.news/issues/2021-7-3/those-glasses-that-look

The actor embodied the look and spirit of swinging London, and a new book from Terry O'Neill reveals how it all came together.

"A new book celebrates London dealer Tadema Gallery and the exceptional jewels that have made it a favorite of collector...
07/02/2021

"A new book celebrates London dealer Tadema Gallery and the exceptional jewels that have made it a favorite of collectors." - Rapaport Magazine on Tadema Art Gallery!

"Part memoir, part artwork, the book showcases over 430 illustrated drawings and collages etched on repurposed library c...
07/01/2021
Artist Creates Artwork from Repurposed Library Cards: Author's Bookshelf

"Part memoir, part artwork, the book showcases over 430 illustrated drawings and collages etched on repurposed library cards. The piece is divided into 6 chapters for each decade of Page’s life, highlighting books that had a profound impact on her during the different decades. According to Page, the artwork is meant to serve as a bookmark of these times, connecting books with her lived experiences." - Bookstr

Artist and Author Barbara Page breaks down her new book, "Book Marks" and shares her favorite novels from the decade, which inspired her artwork.

"Michael Gericke is a lot of things, not least of which is a trail blazer (aka wayfinder) who guides traffic through mod...
06/29/2021
The Daily Heller: Navigating Glass and Steel Jungles

"Michael Gericke is a lot of things, not least of which is a trail blazer (aka wayfinder) who guides traffic through modern real estate developmental mazes and labyrinths via graphic signals and signs. Yet he has long been one of the least theatrical of the Pentagram partners. Now, a new 500-page monograph, Graphic Life: Celebrating Places, Telling Stories, Making Symbols, offers a guide to Gericke's accomplishments with projects for buildings, civic moments, exhibitions and visual identities, including work for posters, magazines, New York's AIA chapter and the Center for Architecture that, through graphics and images, help define the spirit of architecture and design in New York City today." - Print Magazine

The new monograph “Graphic Life” documents Pentagram’s Michael Gericke’s wayfinding and design genius—and here, he riffs on his craft.

"Bruce Springsteen forged a relationship with Cleveland early in his career, and photographer Janet Macoska has been the...
06/29/2021
Book Talk: Suspense builds in Linda Castillo’s crime novel ‘Fallen’

"Bruce Springsteen forged a relationship with Cleveland early in his career, and photographer Janet Macoska has been there right along with him. More than 40 years’ worth of her work are found in “Bruce Springsteen: Live in the Heartland.” - Akron Beacon Journal

Author Linda Castillo returns with 13th book in Kate Burkholder crime series set in Holmes County

Lannoo's Lace has been featured in the Wall Street Journal!
06/29/2021

Lannoo's Lace has been featured in the Wall Street Journal!

Lannoo's Lace has been featured in the Wall Street Journal!

"A retreat on the South East Coast of Vietnam encrusted in the rock of the hills, this villa overlooking the sea is one ...
06/29/2021
5 maisons avec des vues spectaculaires à travers le monde

"A retreat on the South East Coast of Vietnam encrusted in the rock of the hills, this villa overlooking the sea is one with its surroundings. Its brutalist facade made up of simple and natural materials counterbalances the warmth of its interior designs. The residence maximizes this beauty of the panorama offered by its location by a subtle play between materials and light." - Architectural Digest France
https://www.admagazine.fr/architecture/portfolio/diaporama/maisons-vues-spectaculaires-endless-view/62358

Avec une trentaine de destinations, l’ouvrage « Infinity House: An Endless View » offre une sélection de logements aux panoramas hors du commun. Véritable tour d’horizon de ces lieux où l’architecture se met au service de la beauté des paysages, ce voyage pose un regard neuf sur le rappo...

"Notable Japanese photographer Masayoshi ‘Sukita’ has released for the first time (in collaboration with ACC Art Books) ...
06/28/2021
Sukita: Eternity - book review Sukita | Louder Than War

"Notable Japanese photographer Masayoshi ‘Sukita’ has released for the first time (in collaboration with ACC Art Books) a mammoth, retrospective illustrated book. Loaded with distinctive photographs, ranging from his early work, music, film, fashion and travel. He was a trusted photographer of 40 years to David Bowie and Iggy Pop and produced some of their most iconic work." - Louder Than War

Sukita: Eternity was featured in UK Music Magazine, Louder Than War which has more than 47,018 unique visitors per month!

Sukita: Eternity (Hardcover – Illustrated 256 pages) ACC Art Books - 1st edition Published 22 Jun 2021 Notable Japanese photographer Masayoshi 'Sukita' World renown Japanese photographer Sukita has released for the first time a massive, retrospective illustrated book.

"Good design has a part to play in our everyday lives, and perhaps the biggest influences around us (quite literally) ar...
06/22/2021
These are the coffee table books every car enthusiast will love

"Good design has a part to play in our everyday lives, and perhaps the biggest influences around us (quite literally) are cars and buildings. The cars are just as diverse as the properties too; expect to see cars like the Maserati Biturbo, Porsche 924, and Ferrari 250 GT SWB in front of mind-blowing architecture in locations like Palm Springs and the Alps." - Prestige Online
https://www.prestigeonline.com/sg/pursuits/motors/these-are-the-coffee-table-books-every-car-enthusiast-will-love/

These coffee table books on cars offer insider information, previously unreleased images, and a different perspective on automotive legends around the world.

"In Eternity, a new book of his photographs, Sukita’s storied career in both Asia and the west is recorded in his images...
06/22/2021
Portfolio: Get It On, Marc Bolan, 1972, Sukita

"In Eternity, a new book of his photographs, Sukita’s storied career in both Asia and the west is recorded in his images. Everyone from Iggy Pop to Madness, George Lucas to the B-52s can be found in its pages." - The Herald

IN 1972, the Japanese photographer Masayoshi Sukita travelled to London and blagged a photoshoot with Marc Bolan. It was the start of his…

"In short, this is one of the coolest photo books on an iconic actor ever published, so you'll want to get hold of a cop...
06/22/2021
The Great Michael Caine, Photographed by the Great Terry O'Neill

"In short, this is one of the coolest photo books on an iconic actor ever published, so you'll want to get hold of a copy as soon as possible." - Michael Caine in Airows

Anyone interested in photography and 1960s and '70s pop culture will be familiar with the late, great British photographer Terry O'Neill. His portraits of

"One of the UK’s most acclaimed actors, Michael Caine has been captured over the decades by his collaborator and longtim...
06/17/2021
Caine and able: Michael Caine photographed by Terry O’Neill – in pictures

"One of the UK’s most acclaimed actors, Michael Caine has been captured over the decades by his collaborator and longtime friend, photographer Terry O’Neill." - The Guardian

One of the UK’s most acclaimed actors, Michael Caine has been captured over the decades by his collaborator and longtime friend, photographer Terry O’Neill

"In examining the many artists who died before the age of 30, authors Angela Swanson Jones and Vern G. Swanson examine 1...
06/15/2021
What Unites Brilliant Artists Who Died in Their Twenties? Here Are 8 Case Studies From a New Book About Starry Lives Cut Short

"In examining the many artists who died before the age of 30, authors Angela Swanson Jones and Vern G. Swanson examine 109 stories in their book Desperately Young: Artists Who Died in Their Twenties (ACC Art Books, 2020). The authors insist that their work is not born out of some sort of “morbid fascination” but instead out of the impulse to imbue their subjects and the art they created with “abiding honour, recognition, and consolation." - Desperately Young in ArtNet
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/desperately-young-1948173

From Jean-Michel Basquiat to Bob Thomas, here are some of the most famous artists who died in their 20s.

"Alongside full-colour shots, there are also profiles from leading architects and designers, who share their insights in...
06/14/2021
Four fantastic new travel photography books for your coffee table

"Alongside full-colour shots, there are also profiles from leading architects and designers, who share their insights into the challenges of building such homes in unspoilt locations." - Infinity House in National Geographic!

From a new photography-led tome celebrating 100 years since the first British reconnaissance climb of Mount Everest to a glossy compendium of beautiful rural stays in the UK, here are four fantastic new releases for 2021.

"The Heroes session changed Sukita’s approach to portraiture. He now prefers to let his subjects adopt poses and gesture...
06/14/2021
Sukita: Eternity

"The Heroes session changed Sukita’s approach to portraiture. He now prefers to let his subjects adopt poses and gestures by themselves, while keenly observing their ‘worldview’. The Heroes cover image was to join the Aladdin Sane cover image as one of rock’s most iconic photographs." - Port

In an excerpt from the acclaimed photographer's new book, Masayoshi Sukita strikes a life-long partnership with The Man Who Fell to Earth

"Sukita: Eternity, published by ACC Art Books, features Sukita’s greatest images, including early experimentation in his...
06/14/2021
Photographing T. Rex, David Bowie & Iggy Pop with Masayoshi Sukita

"Sukita: Eternity, published by ACC Art Books, features Sukita’s greatest images, including early experimentation in his native Japan, fashion photography, musician and celebrity portraits and his lesser-known street and travel imagery." - Far Out Magazine

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