We all know how useful the web is for searching fantastic imagery, but for the ultimate in design reference, invest in The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design. Showcasing 500 designs including magazines, posters, ads, typefaces and logos.
The 'book in a box' come with dividers to easily categorise alphabetically, chronologically, by designer or by subject.
Not only does it enable you to create the ultimate mood board, individually framed they would make amazing gifts.
Self taught Italian painter and illustrator Silvia Pelissero a.k.a agnes-cecile creates fantastical imagery - working with water, oil, acrylic, ink and varnish.
Love her unique style of beauty with a dark edge.