Fire-hit indie press 'astonished' after support from online fundraiser

posted on 10 Jan 2019


Independent publisher Joe Pearson of Design for Today who lost £100,000 worth of stock in the Croydon warehouse fire has been “astonished” by an online funding campaign raising almost £25,000 from well-wishers.

Thousands of books belonging to the collector and writer on mid-century lithography went up in flames in the fire at the self-storage warehouse on New Year's Eve including around his own personal collection of 5,000 vintage Penguin books, spanning the last 30 years, as well as stock from his own publishing company.

Read the full article on this link to The Bookseller