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Customers in the UK/Europe can order books and back issues from Central Books in London.

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UPPERCASE is a Canadian company based in Calgary. Sorry, no local pickups. 


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Customs are at the recipient's country's discretion and the purchaser's responsibility. Import charges may be due on the first issue of a subscription, but subsequent issues are not subject to customs. UK/Europe: Order books and back issues from our UK distributor Central Books.



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Welcome!

I'm Janine, the publisher, editor, designer (and customer service, too!) of this one-woman operation. 


UPPERCASE creates beautiful and inspiring books for the creative and curious. Published since 2009, UPPERCASE has an enthusiastic and loyal readership of designers, illustrators, craftspeople, creative entrepreneurs and paper lovers around the world. Ads-free, with high-quality production values and a unique design aesthetic, the content of each issue is eclectic and inspiring. I have a wonderfully talented roster of core contributing writers, illustrators and photographers.


I'm grateful for the enthusiastic and generous readers who support my publications. I also appreciate you taking the time to read the details before placing an order. It will make your ordering experience easier—and my workload a little lighter—so that I can concentrate on creating all these lovely books and magazines!


If you have questions, please consult the Help page for more info and my contact information. Thank you for your kind attention and support!


-Janine


Subscriptions

UPPERCASE is a quarterly magazine for the creative and curious inspired by craft, design, typography and illustration. Published since 2009, the magazine has an enthusiastic and loyal readership of designers, illustrators, craftspeople, creative entrepreneurs and paper lovers around the world. Ads-free, with high-quality production values and a unique design aesthetic, the content of each issue is eclectic and inspiring.


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THE UPPERCASE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INSPIRATION

Freshly Reprinted!

New orders will ship
in early November.

Ephemera


November 2023

Back by popular demand!


Ephemera is Volume E in the UPPERCASE Encyclopedia of Inspiration. This 448-page book features gorgeous and inspiring collections of vintage ephemera along with profiles of 30 creatives who make art and business through their collections. Collage artists, illustrators, type designers, graphic designers, creative entrepreneurs and more!  



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Notions


Spring 2024
date to be confirmed

The 12th volume in the UPPERCASE Encyclopedia of Inspiration.


Notions will celebrate the remarkable, practical and nostalgic tools and accessories of sewing. With sewing stories and miscellany from textile artists, fabric designers, quilt pattern makers, quilt shop owners, haberdashers, inventors and entrepreneurs, Volume N in the UPPERCASE Encyclopedia of Inspiration will be an entertaining and illuminating A to Z of sewing miscellany.




uppercase sustainability initiatives

We all love print on paper—nothing can compare to the tactile pleasure of reading books and magazines!—but I also understand the environmental impact that producing products and selling items through e-commerce has on the environment. Please read more about our sustainability initiatives and how UPPERCASE is reducing its footprint and trying to make change for the better.