February 12, 2023
Artists & Books

The first short film in our 'Artists & Books' series is live. 

We are so pleased to have visited Reginald Sylvester II in his studio following the release of his latest publication, Painter's Refuge: A Way of Life, and look forward to bringing you more discussions with artists in this new series.

Directed by Nick Brinley 

Artwork © Reginald Sylvester II

February 12, 2023
Franklin Sirmans & Reginald Sylvester II

Our Sunday Reading Series returns. This week we are pleased to share an excerpt from Franklin Sirmans' interview with Reginald Sylvester II, from Painter's Refuge: A Way of Life. Our newest publication showcases works from Sylvester's first museum show at the Harvey B. Gantt Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

January 18, 2023
Reginald Sylvester II & Tschabalala Self

Watch Reginald Sylvester II in conversation with Tschabalala Self

In November 2022, to celebrate the launch of Reginald Sylvester II's publication, 'Painter’s Refuge: A Way of Life' which documents and expands upon his first solo US museum exhibition at the Harvey B. Gantt Center, Charlotte, NC, the artist was in conversation with Tschabalala Self in New York.

Photo: Nick Brinley

November 18, 2022
Black Visionaries grant

Pacific has been named a recipient of the celebrated Black Visionaries grant, awarded by Instagram and the Brooklyn Museum, and selected by Antwaun Sargent to visionary black creatives working in design.  

October 13, 2022
Rachel Williams
Publishing: Pacific is pleased to share a new artist book, ‘Ghost Painting’, and unique works on paper by Rachel Eulena Williams at this weekend's New York Art Book Fair. Williams' practice employs rich, vibrant colors across cut-canvas abstract assemblages, details of which can be seen juxtaposed with "ghost" prints in the new volume, published by Pacific especially for the NYABF. Two unique works on paper are on view for the first time as part of Williams' ‘5 Elements’ suite.
October 03, 2022
From the Studio: A new digital platform in collaboration with Afterall, Central Saint Martins and the Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand.
September 29, 2022
Black Atlantic Museum
From the Studio: Designed and built by Pacific, the Black Atlantic Museum website is hosted on the digital platform Afterall ArtSchool. The project begins to make public a long-term commitment by Afterall to identify, visualize, study and teach the intersections between contemporary art, cultures of the black Atlantic and the liberatory imagination.⠀
September 01, 2022
Can I Ask You A Question
Alec Soth discusses filmmaking and still photography using Can I Ask You A Question: The Art and Alchemy of Casting by Jennifer Venditti. Pacific designed the in-depth exploration into Venditti’s casting process and practice. 
August 25, 2022
The Kitchen

From the Studio: Pacific is thrilled to be working with The Kitchen to bring a fresh voice and vision to the organization's digital space.

August 17, 2022
From the Studio: What a pleasure to have worked with Aperture and Brendan Embser to redesign the Aperture Ideas Series. The first publication is ‘WE WERE HERE’, A collection of Sunil Gupta’s writings from the 1980s to today, to be released in September. An honor to work with such important writing. 
August 07, 2022
Alake Shilling
Forthcoming title: The Hippest Trip in America - By Land, Air and Sea documents Alake Shilling's solo exhibition with Jeffrey Deitch Gallery. Published by Pacific and Jeffrey Deitch. Photo by Genevieve Hanson.
July 29, 2022
Gay Betrayals
We are pleased to show our latest design for Afterall Two Works's, Gay Betrayls, featuring artworks by Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hastings alongside Leo Bersani’s text.
May 07, 2022
Can I Ask You A Question
We are so pleased for the release of Can I Ask You a Question? The Art and Alchemy of Casting by Jennifer Venditti.
Designed and produced by Pacific, the publication is an in-depth exploration into Venditti’s casting process and practice.
May 05, 2022
Austin Lee

Please join us for the launch of ‘Like It Is’ by Austin Lee, co-published with Jeffrey Deitch, on Sunday, May 8th from 2–4 pm at Pacific. Lee has made an edition of 3D printed bookmarks for the occasion.

May 03, 2022
Austin Lee
‘Like It Is’ is a softcover publication documenting Austin Lee's recent solo exhibition at Jeffrey Deitch along with a new series of drawings and interactive AR elements.
February 27, 2022
Svetlana Kitto, Sara Penn's Knobkerry: An Oral History Sourcebook, 2021. Published by SculptureCenter and CARA. Designed by Pacific. 
February 27, 2022
Crickets in the City of Spare Parts by Artist Dan Herschlein, published by Matthew Brown gallery. Designed by Pacific.
February 27, 2022

We worked closely with The Mississippi Museum of Art and Baltimore Museum of Art to develop the identity and guidelines for A Movement in Every Direction:  Legacies of the Great Migration. This exhibition will unveil newly commissioned works across media by 12 acclaimed Black artists, including: Akea Brionne, Mark Bradford, Zoë Charlton, Larry W. Cook, Torkwase Dyson, Theaster Gates, Allison Janae Hamilton, Leslie Hewitt, Steffani Jemison, Robert Pruitt, Jamea Richmond-Edwards, Carrie Mae Weems.

February 27, 2022
Eamon Ore-Giron | MCA Denver
We are so pleased to have designed the publication for Eamon Ore-Giron: Competing with Lightning / Rivalizando con el relámpago, published by Rizzoli. The exhibition of the same title also opened at MCA Denver and marks the first presentation to examine the artist’s trajectory over more than 20 years of creative practice. 
February 24, 2022
Pacific | MoMA
We are thrilled to announce that the Museum of Modern Art Library has acquired the entire Pacific catalogue! We have had the privilege to work with an amazing roster of artists, writers, editors, institutions, galleries and creative thinkers since founding Pacific in 2016. We couldn't be happier to have their publications at MoMA.
January 29, 2022
Studio: Identity and Website

Casa Cascabel is a residency and community art space in Merida, Mexico. We developed a brand and website in advance of their opening in January, 2022. See more: https://casacascabel.studio/

December 01, 2021
Afterall is pleased to present issue 51, ‘Mediations’. Today, rethinking the medium in art is about approaching it as a form of mediation through its technical and material dimensions and about recognising and examining the latter in their capacities to shape experience, perception as well as setting the conditions of possibilities for the production, circulation and archiving of visual culture. 
November 29, 2021
May 27, 2021
We're thrilled to be working with the New Museum and curators Margot Norton and Jamillah James on the publication and other design elements for the 2021 Triennial, "Soft Water Hard Stone.”
May 19, 2021
The Two Works series engages with the visual artwork's potential for productive encounter with text, and its participation in regimes of thought and communication beyond the visual. We worked with the Afterall team to design the series. 
February 28, 2021
February 01, 2021

Hauser and Wirth's Ursula sat down with Pacific to discuss books, our studio, and the 2021 Printed Matter Art Book Fair. 

January 20, 2021

An online platform for scholars and critics to join with art-workers, students and teachers to collectively reflect on the multiple histories, presents and potential futures of teaching and learning art. Art School hosts live events, critical texts, student responses and other resources. A collaboration between AfterallCentral Saint Martins and the Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, Art School recognizes the current situation calls for radical insight and imagination. 

December 01, 2020
Garvey by Alvaro Barrington is the first digital iteration of the artist's expansive, multi-year project named for Jamaican political activist and global Pan-Africanist leader Marcus Garvey. The website is an open forum engaging various communities—among them the Caribbean community, artists, collectors, and Black women—around themes of Black cultural production and celebration, specifically Carnival. Garvey online will continue to expand in 2021. VISITview
October 01, 2020
Big Window is a new media platform showcasing one work and essay every month. We worked with the team to develop the identity, research and website design and development.