News and Updates

September 2023: Take a look at the new Applied Gaming, Ceramics and Photography collections, which are all available now!

Level up teaching and learning with the practice-led Applied Gaming collection, encompassing 109 technical titles from specialist imprints CRC Press and Focal Press, curated to support students across a variety of Game Design courses.

Discover 33 highly illustrated titles in the Ceramics collection from specialist imprints A&C Black and Herbert Press and including two prestigious series, Ceramics Handbooks and New Ceramics – ideal for inspiring and instructing visual leaners on ceramics courses.

Explore the Photography collection with 41 practical photography titles from the renowned Focal Press imprint, designed to provide step-by-step guidance on techniques and practical information for the student-practitioner across photography courses and related fields.

August 2023: Take a look at the new Design Studies collection, which is available now! Explore 62 leading scholarly titles from Routledge and Gower Ashgate, with high-quality coverage of a wide range of important subjects across design research, product design, interior design, furniture, sustainability, and marketing and advertising. Discover works from leading authors such as Global Design History by Glenn Adamson, Giorgio Riello, Sarah Teasley and The Routledge Companion to Design Studies / An Introduction to Design and Culture by Penny Sparke.

July 2023: Now available on Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts: 26 additional titles spanning video game design, fashion, and illustration among other practices. Plus five new editions of pre-existing titles: Textiles and Fashion by Jenny Udale, Fashion Thinking by Fiona Dieffenbacher, Visible Signs by David Crow, Visual Research by Russell Bestley and Paul McNeil, and Aaris Sherin’s Introduction to Graphic Design.

July 2023: Discover the new Animation Practice collection, which is now live! Explore 53 practice-led eBooks from CRC Press and Routledge, with high-quality coverage of both traditional and practical techniques. Includes classic texts such as Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes by Walt Stanchfield, and Directing the Story by Frances Glebas.

In addition the Bloomsbury International Encyclopedia of Surrealism was updated with two new Bibliographic Guides on Love and Poetry

June 2023: Watch the London launch for Bloomsbury Art Markets, with video playback of our expert-led panel discussion and subsequent audience Q&A now available online.

March 2023: The Bloomsbury Visual Arts digital hub is now live! Find out more about the hub, explore its current and forthcoming collections, and read the launch Featured Content on Art and Disruption.

October 2022: The Bloomsbury Design Library autumn 2022 update went live with 7 eBooks; a Designer Biography; a Lesson Plan; 3 new chapters in the World History of Design Volume III; 18 new articles across volumes 1-3 of The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design.

Download the complete Bloomsbury Design Library title list.

September 2022: The Bloomsbury International Encyclopedia of Surrealism was updated with two new Bibliographic Guides on Imagination and Knowledge.

May 2022: The Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts update went live with new editions for 5 titles being added to the resource.

Download the complete Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts title list.