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]

Black Dog has published the Labels Unlimited and Edge Futures series, a series of books by Art on the Underground,[3] the official London Eye book,[4] 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.[5]


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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