The UMPRUM Publishing House was established in 1996 and has since published a great number of original and translated books on theory and history of art, as well as other scientifically relevant literature – monographs, exquisite bilingual publications, exhibition catalogues, retrospective catalogues and printed materials related to various activities of the Academy, e.g. handbooks on book binding and typography, fashion textbooks, etc.
In 2017, the UMPRUM Publishing House introduced the edition “Edice Dizertace P.S.” [Dissertation Theses P.S. (Post Scriptum) Edition], whose purpose is to publish outstanding texts by graduates of UMPRUM doctoral programmes, and in 2018 the edition “Edice Katedra” [Scholars Edition], where we present to Czech readers critical theoretical texts on design that are now considered as fundamental sources of reference. A new series, “Edice Staří mistři” [Old Masters Edition], was launched in 2021, where we present exceptional works by graduates of the UMPRUM Illustration and Graphics Studio. Other projects include publication of the outcomes of scientific research created in the framework of the UMPRUM Academic and Student Grant Competition or grants awarded by the Czech Science Foundation, the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and other Czech and foreign institutions.
All the books feature a remarkable and innovative graphic design conceived and made by UMPRUM students, graduates or teachers, which has earned them many prestigious awards.
The UMPRUM Publishers’ Catalogue is approved by the Editorial Board, composed of eight members, on the basis of a transparent grant selection procedure.
UMPRUM PUBLISHING HOUSE
contact person: Sylva Macková
+420 251 098 121
nám. J. Palacha 80, 116 93 Prague 1
the 4th floor – office no. 424b
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a small store in the Gallery UM exhibition hall:
Academy of Arts, Architecture, and Design in Prague
nám. Jana Palacha 80
116 93 Prague 1
daily during the exhibition – Mon – Sat 10 am – 18 pm (except Sunday)
30% discount for UMPRUM employees and students.
we accept purchase orders from libraries and deliver the ordered goods against invoice (no packaging or postal fees charged)
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