Paul Barbera‘s highly anticipated new book WHERE THEY CREATE has arrived!

Stunning pagespreads from Where They Create – including the beautiful work of our very own Nicholas Jones!

It’s hereeeee!  Australian photographer Paul Barbera‘s highly anticipated new book Where There Create has arrived!  And can I just say – it is so so SO beautiful.

It is kind of impossible for you to NOT know who Paul Barbera is, (especially as I interviewed him many moons ago!) but I guess I probably should give him a brief intro, in case you have just returned from 3 years in outer Mongolia.  Paul is responsible for Where They Create – an incredible blog which documents the workspaces of artists / designers / generally cool creative people across the globe.  Think ‘The Selby‘ but a bit more grown up, a bit more restrained and a bit more fly-on-the-wall.  Paul travels between NYC, Europe and Melbourne for work, therefore the website (and subsequent book) is truly a globe-trotting affair.  Studios featured in the book include Acne Studios in Stockholm, Fantastic Man in Amsterdam and Confetti System in NYC – closer to home you’ll spot the familiar work of Melbourne artist Nicholas Jones and designers Tin & Ed!

Where They Create is truly such an exquisite tome – of course Paul’s photography is the highlight,  but it must be said that the carefully considered layout, beautiful type and velvety paperstock are the perfect pairing for this stunning body of work.  ALSO there are alternate front covers – one for each of the different creatives featured in the book!  Amaze.

Thanks to the very generous Mr Barbera and his sweet PR team, we have TWO copies of Where They Create to give away!  Ooh la la that’s DOUBLE your chances, peeps.  To be in the running, simply leave a comment on this post before 10.00pm tonight.  Two winners will be drawn at random and contacted by email tomorrow!  Massive thanks Paul!

*UPDATE – two winners have been drawn!  The lucky ladies are Amy and Alice who left comments #181 and #20 respectively. Congratulations ladies, and thanks to everyone for all your comments!

You can buy Where They Create in Melbourne from Metropolis Bookshop and other good bookshops (which I don’t actually have a list of, but you know, the usual suspects :)

Lovely type!  Lovely layout.  Such restraint.  Oooh ahhh…