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Your orders (Private customers)

The easiest way to order our books is by using our webshop or by placing an order with any good bookseller.
Please send your inquiries about availability or special conditions by e-mail: 

Distribution worldwide (except Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein) (International Retailers)

Idea Books
Nieuwe Herengracht 11
1011 RK Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Tel +31 20 6226154
Fax +31 20 6209299

Germany, Austria
GVA Gemeinsame Verlagsauslieferung Göttingen
Postfach 2021
D-37010 Göttingen
T +49 551 38 42 00-0
F +49 551 38 42 00-10

Switzerland, Liechtenstein
Industriestr. Ost 10
CH-4614 Hägendorf
+41 62 209 26 26


Our standard discount for booksellers and museum shops is 30 % off the recommended retail price.
We offer libraries 10 % off the recommended retail price, while schools and universities have the opportunity to buy class study sets (from 10 copies) at reduced prices.

Standing order 

We offer special conditions for standing orders of all publications from a specific field of interest (architecture, design, typography, special editions). 
Please get in touch with us direct for more about this at

Prices (private customers)

Our SFr prices are the recommended retail prices and include the statutory value-added tax. The euro prices correspond to the bound German and / or Austrian shop prices inclusive the legally prescribed value added tax. For orders from outside Switzerland, VAT will be deducted automatically.
The prices, descriptions and publication dates etc. are subject at all times to changes and correction.

Shipment and packaging
Shipment and packaging are charged at merchendise value and cost price. The information on pricing is calculated and quoted in the course of handling an order. For further information see our General Terms and Conditions of Business.