Our team has been busy this year creating poster art, books, puzzles, and games. We've also collaborated with other art teams in the U.S. to create new products that feature ADG's vintage poster designs. Read on for a quick look at some of 2021's releases, plus first-access to this month's most recent launch! (Hint: it's an exciting new release that would make an excellent Christmas gift!)
Deluxe Leather Cover for the National Park Adventure Guide
Ever since ADG teamed up with the master leather artisans over at Dry Ground, we've been able to offer a beautiful combination of Anderson Design Group art and handcrafted leather works to go with it. This most recent release is the popular National Park Adventure Guide and a masterfully crafted leather cover to protect the guide on all your camping trips and outdoor adventures.
Gorgeous, hand-tooled top-grain leather wraps your guide in tough, rustic, vintage luxury. Take your Adventure Guide with you on even the roughest of backcountry adventures, as the leather cover will only improve with age and heavy use!
As for the Adventure Guide, this is a fun and useful guide book for your trips to the National Parks. This edition of the Guide features information on all 63 American National Parks, including the most recently designated parks. The guide features travel tips, must-sees, and valuable information on each park, plus an array of Anderson Design Group vintage National Park art. And last but not least, the guide has stickers for each park, so you can place a sticker on the insert of a park every time you visit a new park!
For a limited time, you can bundle the Deluxe Leather Cover and the National Park Adventure Guide and save $16.00 off what they would cost when sold separately.
63 National Parks Hardcover Coffee Table Book
We're happy to announce that we just launched a newly updated edition of our popular National Parks Coffee Table Book. Every few years, the U.S. Congress adds a new National Park to the roster, which means we get to create original National Park poster art of the new parks. This summer, we launched our 63 National Parks Updated Edition Hardcover Coffee Table Book to celebrate America's newest park, New River Gorge National Park!
The updated edition includes dozens of new illustrations, new photos of the parks, hiking tips, fun facts, and personal recommendations of what to see and do in the parks. The hardcover coffee table book is 9"x12", full-color, and includes original ADG vintage poster art of all 63 National Parks, plus oil paintings, historic photos, a map of the U.S., and a 100-year history of the National Park Service.
Anderson Design Group founder Joel Anderson and his son Nathan Anderson wrote their first edition of the National Parks Coffee Table Book in 2015. Since then, the Anderson team has traveled to several National Parks, gathered reference photos and valuable travel tips for each, created art of all 63 parks, and compiled everything into several editions of this book. This summer we launched the newest edition, a must-have for outdoor enthusiasts, travelers, and park aficionados alike!
National Park Adventure Board Game
Fun and games abound with our educational National Park Adventure Board Game! The game features hundreds of original illustrations and vintage poster designs, with lots of interesting facts, trivia, and educational content from our best-selling National Park books. The National Park board game features easy-to-understand rules, engaging gameplay, and two difficulty levels, making it perfect for children and adults alike.
Our team of artists collaborated with the bright minds over at AmericanFlat to create this new release. If you love exploring nature, American National Parks, wildlife, art, strategy, luck, and learning, you'll love the National Park Adventure Board Game!
National Park Socks by Swiftwick and Anderson Design Group
They're not exactly a new release, as we launched these comfortable beauties last year, but we did just restock our shelves with National Park socks! If you like our National Park art, you'll love these Swiftwick socks. Known for their superior craftsmanship and continuous passion for adventure, Swiftwick is a local clothing retailer dedicated to making incredible hiking socks; made by hikers, for hikers.
Featuring ADG art designs from Yellowstone, Zion, Grand Canyon, and the Great Smoky Mountains, these socks represent a clever collab between two Nashville small businesses, Anderson Design Group and Swiftwick. And as a little back-to-school sale, our National Park Socks are currently 20% off on our website!
Hot Off the Press; Just in Time for the Holidays
We wanted to make sure that all of our new releases for 2021 were complete before the holiday season began, as we envision this season is going to be jam-packed with online orders and potential slow-downs in supply chains and postal deliveries. With that in mind, we moved double-time throughout the summer and fall to have all our 2021 launches done by early November. Following is a list of products we just completed in the last few weeks:
- 2022 Wall Calendars. Always a hot item towards the end of each year, our artists just put the finishing touches on new poster art-filled wall calendars for 2022!
- New jigsaw puzzles. The year wouldn't be complete without new jigsaw puzzles featuring the original poster art of Anderson Design Group! As a side note, these puzzles make excellent gifts for the whole family.
- Illustrated Guide to Exploring the Grand Circle Coffee Table Book. We hinted at it in the beginning of this article, and after a trip out to the Grand Circle, loads of reference photos, new poster art inspired by the trip, and a great deal of research and writing by our co-author Dan Pierce, The Illustrated Guide to Exploring the Grand Circle was just released! A perfect centerpiece/conversation starter, this book is part guide book, part art piece, part history book, part adventure planner. An excellent gift and a great resource for planning a trip out west.
Last but not least, we're always adding new designs to our poster art collections! Check out your favorite collection to see what our award-winning artists have been working on.
Until next time,
Anderson Design Group Staff Writer