Black Dog Publishing

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Black Dog Publishing (London UK) is a British publishing company specialising in illustrated non-fiction books on contemporary culture. Topics covered by Black Dog include architecture, art, craft, design, environment, fashion, film, music and photography.

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The company was founded in 1993. Its website claims it aspires to "take a daring, innovative approach to our titles".[1] It has an emphasis on high production values.[2]

Its releases have on the whole received positive reviews in the major UK and US broadsheets and magazines.[3]

Black Dog has published the Labels Unlimited and Edge Futures series, a series of books by Art on the Underground,[4] the official London Eye book,[5] and a book about the Riot Grrrl movement titled Riot Grrrl: Revolution Girl Style Now!, biographies of such figures as Charlemagne Palestine, Alvar Aalto, Colin St John Wilson, Tod Browning and Jean-Luc Godard. In 2007 Black Dog released Making Stuff for Kids, an instructional craft book for children, in collaboration with The Guardian newspaper.

Authors of Black Dog titles include Rob Young, Lydia Lunch, Bob and Roberta Smith, Phyllida Barlow, Beth Ditto and Peter Wollen.

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