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BOOK LAUNCH INVITATION 'Solar Futures: How to Design a Post-Fossil World with the Sun'

BOOK LAUNCH INVITATION 'Solar Futures: How to Design a Post-Fossil World with the Sun'

Jap Sam Books and Marjan van Aubel would like to invite you for the book launch of Solar Futures on 8th of September at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam at 13:30 PM.

Solar Futures, the past, present and future of solar energy mapped out by award-winning solar designer Marjan van Aubel. Additional texts by Matylda Krzykowski and Sander Mann, Edited by Marjan van Aubel and Eleonoor Jap Sam and with a beautiful design by SJG (Joost Grootens, Dimitri Jeannottat and Julie da Silva). With the support of the Creative Industries Fund NL, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds and the Sandberg Institute.

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CHART Art Book Fair (DK) & book signing 'RAABJERG. Rune Peitersen'

CHART Art Book Fair (DK) & book signing 'RAABJERG. Rune Peitersen'

Our good friends at Really Simple Syndicate Press will be representing our publishing house at their booth at the CHART Art Book Fair in Denmark from August 26th until August 29th! A selection of our publications will be for sale. On the first day of the fair there will be a book signing by Rune Peitersen for his new publication RAABJERG, published by Jap Sam Books and beautifully designed by Edwin van Gelder (Mainstudio)

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Jap Sam Books at Fanzineist Vienna Art Book & Zine Fair online edition

Jap Sam Books at  Fanzineist Vienna Art Book & Zine Fair online edition

A selection of our publications is on view at the virtual art book & zine exhibition by Fanzineist Vienna until August 25th! Fanzineist Vienna brings together small and independent publishers. Their goal is making zines and art book smore accessible to its audience through exhibition, workshops and lectures whilst introducing newcomers to the culture of self-publication.

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SAVE THE DATE! Book launch September 2nd 'Doorways. Michiel Kluiters'

SAVE THE DATE! Book launch September 2nd 'Doorways. Michiel Kluiters'

Jap Sam Books, artist Michiel Kluiters and designer Edwin van Gelder (Mainstudio) are excited to announce the book launch of Doorways. Michiel Kluiters at Athenaeum Bookstore in Amsterdam. This publication consists of a collection of recent photographic works by Michiel Kluiters exploring spatiality, beautifully designed by Mainstudio.

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'GABO Portrait of a Sculpture/Portret van een sculptuur' browsing sessions

'GABO Portrait of a Sculpture/Portret van een sculptuur' browsing sessions

Jap Sam Books, Sculpture International Rotterdam (SIR), Visual Arts & Public Space (BKOR) and CBK Rotterdam presented GABO: Portrait of a Sculpture / Portret van een sculptuur. At the beginning of the evening prior to the book launch a browsing session was recorded by Arthur Bueno and Sannetje van Haarst.

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Shortlist Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture 'Healing Sites'

Shortlist Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture 'Healing Sites'

The jury of the Prix de Rome has selected four entries for the shortlist for the Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture: Healing Sites from 53 anonymous entries. The Prix de Rome is the oldest and most generous award in the Netherlands for visual artists under the age of 40 and architects under the age of 35. Jap Sam Books will publish the accompanying publication. Today we will introduce you to the architects and their submission for the open call from which they were selected. 

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REPRINT 'The Public Interior as Idea and Project by Mark Pimlott'

REPRINT 'The Public Interior as Idea and Project by Mark Pimlott'

From now on the second print of The Public Interior as Idea and Project by artist and designer Mark Pimlott is available for purchase! First released in 2016 and declared one of the Best books of 2016: Architecture and Design by the Financial Times.

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Shortlist Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture announced

Shortlist Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture announced

The International jury of the Prix de Rome has selected four entries for the shortlist of Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture: Healing Sites from 53 anonymous entries. The shortlist candidates are: Arna Mackic, Dividual (Andrea Bit and MAciej Wieczorkowski), Lesia Topolnyk, and Studio KIWI (Kim Kool and Willemijn van Manen).

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Book presentation GABO. Portrait of a Sculpture / Portret van een sculptuur

Book presentation GABO. Portrait of a Sculpture / Portret van een sculptuur

Thursday April 7th in Zaal Staal from 17.00-19:00 in Rotterdam Jap Sam Books will present together with Sculpture International Rotterdam (SIR), Beeldende Kunst & Openbare Ruimte (BKOR) and CBK Rotterdam the publication GABO. Portrait of a Sculpture / Portret van een sculptuur. 

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