Wednesday, 31. October 2012
King of Trash - Horst Trippel // Red Star Tattoo


King of Trash - Horst Trippel // Red Star Tattoo
Photobook, Full-Colour & B/W
Hardcover, 100 pages
Art Direction & edited by Dirk Behlau
Format: 8x10 inches (20x25 cm)
Photos by Dirk Behlau & others
Release: November 2012
Client: Red Star Tattoo Studio

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Wednesday, 27. June 2012
Inkarnation – Tattoo & Lifestyle

inkarnation is a confession of faith coming to life. inkarnation is different. inkarnation features selected premium photography from international top notch photographers. Artists, pin-ups, musicians and people with attitude. No ordinary tattoo stuff from stars to hearts.. inkarnation is about love and passion for the tattoo, combined with attitude and rock’n'roll lifestyle. Unique tattooes of individuals, who love their lifes as colourful as their tattoos. That’s why the coffee-table book covered in black-leather looks like a book of prayers.

Titel: Inkarnation – Tattoo & Lifestyle
Idea & Concept: Marc Wnuck & Dirk Behlau
Inkarnation is a cooperation of Zeixs Publishing, Feierabend-Unique-Books and Pixeleye Interactive

Foreword by The Scary Guy
Book Cover by Hydro74

Format: 180 mm x 300 mm
ca. 240 pages, ca. 300 images
Embossed front and back cover
ISBN 978-3-939998-55-6
October 2012

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Friday, 27. May 2011
The Modern Pin-Up: A Collection of Photographs

Hardcover with Dust Jacket 9.5 x 12 in. 240 pages, $49.95

The Modern Pin-Up is a hardbound coffee-table book with 240 pages of the best contemporary photography on the subject. Photographers and models from all over the world contributed to this unique showcase. Famous pin-ups like Bernie Dexter, Sabina Kelley, Candace Campbell, Dita Von Teese and many others are featured in the book.

Two shots by Dirk Behlau (Zoe Scarlett 2006 & Maureen van Mortis 2008) are featured in the book!

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Thursday, 31. March 2011
Inkarnation - Tattoo & Lifestyle Book

Titel: Inkarnation - Tattoo & Lifestyle
Idea & Concept: Marc Wnuck & Dirk Behlau
Layout & Artwork: Sahba Yadegar for 12ender, Germany

Inkarnation is a cooperation of Zeixs Publishing, Feierabend-Unique-Books and Pixeleye Interactive

Covermaterial: Black Leather
Embossed font and back cover
Format: 180mm x 300 mm
240 pages
Release: Fall 2011

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Tuesday, 27. January 2009
Marcus Walz - Hardcore for Life
Marcus Walz - Hardcore for Life

Das erste Zweirad eine Zündapp CS 25, die erste Harley im Alter von 20 Jahren, mit 25 die Gründung von "Walz Hardcore Cycles", dem Aushängeschild in Sachen Customizing made in Germany – Marcus Walz ist heute der bekannteste und erfolgreichste Motorrad-Bauer Europas. Als erster Nicht-Amerikaner nahm er am berühmten "Biker Build Off" teil und gewann den Contest. Mit seinen "Dragstyle"-Bikes hat er eine eigene Kategorie von Motorrad-Umbauten geprägt und erregt weltweit seit vielen Jahren Aufsehen – mit seinen Motorrädern und als Person, die polarisiert.

Das Buch "Marcus Walz – Hardcore for Life" setzt dem Masterbuilder ein Denkmal. Neben einer ausführlichen Biographie gibt das Buch eine umfassende Übersicht über Technik und Design der Walz-Bikes, angefangen von den bekannten Harleys über Kawasaki-, Honda- und Ducati-Umbauten. Daneben werden Themen wie Tattoos, Autos, Hobbies und Medienpräsenz ausführlich mit teils bisher unveröffentlichtem Bildmaterial präsentiert und zeichnen so eine genaue Studie des Bike-Builders. Auch Freunde und Weggefährten, sowie prominente Kunden von Marcus Walz kommen zu Wort. "Marcus Walz - Hardcore for Life" ist damit das umfassende Portrait einer beispiellosen Karriere.

"Marcus Walz – Hardcore for Life", ca. 200 Seiten, Hardcover, durchgehend bebildert, zweisprachig (englisch/ deutsch)
Huber-Verlag Mannheim 2008, ISBN: 978-3-927896-28-4, 29,90 Euro

Das Buch enthält eine ganze Reihe Fotos von Dirk Behlau,

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Wednesday, 14. January 2009
America in Space: NASA´s first 50 years
As the world remembers the dawn of the Space Age in 2007 and the golden anniversary of NASA in 2008, the historic legacy of the agency is captured in a new photo book, America in Space, published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York.

The book uses nearly 500 stunning photographs to tell the agency's story, from the drama of lift-off, to tension in mission control, to the humor and humanity portrayed in the faces of astronauts, scientists, engineers, and political leaders.

Published in cooperation with NASA, the book features a foreword by Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong.

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Saturday, 19. July 2008
The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash: My Life, My Beats: My Life, My Beats - A Memoir
A no-holds-barred memoir from the primary architect of hip hop and one of the culture's most revered music icons—both the tale of his life and legacy and a testament to dogged determination.

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five fomented the musical revolution known as hip hop. Theirs was a groundbreaking union between one DJ and five rapping MCs. One of the first hip hop posses, they were responsible for such masterpieces as “The Message” and “Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel.” Check it out!

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