Current Exhibit

Janet Halverson: An Introduction

September 8, 2023 through January 13, 2024. Janet Halverson designed covers and jackets for books written by some of the most important authors of the twentieth century. That and the fact that those covers and jackets are highly regarded by contemporary designers of covers and jacket is, more or less, all that is known about her. Learn more »

Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendar

December 3, 2023. We’ll walk up to Observatory Hill in Cambridge with a box of books and a face full of cheer when we participate in the Hi-Rise Bread Company Holiday Bazaar. 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 »