Current Exhibit

Dick Bruna and Black Bears and Japanese Matchboxes

December 7, 2018 through April 4, 2019. While Dick Bruna was writing and illustrating his early books for children, he was also designing book covers for mysteries and detective novels. On the other side of the world, Japanese artists and designers were designing matchbox labels. What do Dick Bruna's covers have to do with Japanese matchboxes? This exhibition finally answers that question. Learn more »

Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendar

On March 7 at 7p, Chris Pullman delivers the inaugural talk in our Standing-Room Only Lectures. His topic and title could not be better: "Looking for Clues in Paul Rand’s Studio."  Learn more »


Online + Brick + Mortar

In our brick-and-mortar shop we have books about graphic design and typography from all over the world. Our online store has just a modest sampling. You've got to come to 108 Beacon for the complete offering. Learn more »


We're Open (on Fridays and Saturdays)

Come look, learn, and shop whenever you like—as long as you only like Fridays and Saturdays, from 11a to 6p. Learn more »


Katherine Small from Day One

A complete explanation of what this place is all about and why (and where and when). Learn more »


News Story No. 1 . . . Oh Eight

You’ll find Katherine Small Gallery at the Sign of the One Oh Eight. It’s not exactly the sign of the times, but we tried to make sure it was pointing in the right direction. Learn more »