Help Save The Dover Bookshop

The Dover Bookshop needs our help! Every designer I know has used a Dover book at some point and their amazingly resourceful books grace the shelves of many a swanky design studio, yet they're in trouble and need the support of the design community to keep going.

For those who aren't familiar with The Dover Bookshop, shame on you! Long before you could drag reference images off the internet, The Dover Bookshop was a wealth of copyright and permission-free imagery and a huge source of inspiration.

They've been selling their range of pictorial archive books in Covent Garden for 25 years, but are struggling to survive the recession. Please buy even just one book from here to help keep this wonderful institution around for another 25 years!

Image copyright The Dover Bookshop.



08 Aug 2012 01:53 PM

Don’t know if we will make it but I must thank you for this brilliant show of support. It must help.
sincerely, Mark Oddie
founder 1986..
    ..The Dover Bookshop

Emma Taylor

08 Aug 2012 02:13 PM

I’ll pop a post up too and tweet as much as I can.

I’m trying to get some crafters I know to blog about all the amazing Quilt books.

Good luck!


Delicious Industries

08 Aug 2012 02:23 PM

@mark - Fingers crossed for you smile

@Emma - Thanks smile

Tim Matthews

11 Nov 2013 05:32 PM

Just a quick note - the shop folded but the website continues and is going from strength to strength - same stock, same buyer.
Support us and it will evolve into a design resource everyone will be delighted by!

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