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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.

The company was gounded in 1993, and on the company website, Black Dog describes itself as aspiring to "take a daring, innovative approach to our titles, to maintain high production values and authoritative content and to produce books that challenge, provoke and entertain."[1]

Black Dog was featured in a Time Out magazine article on London's small independent book publishers along with Persephone Books, Bitter Lemon Press and Pushkin Press.[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, 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.

Authors of Black Dog titles include Rob Young, Lydia Lunch, Patrick Brill, Beth Ditto and Peter Wollen.


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