We are an independent publishing house based in Oakland, CA. Our purpose is to globally highlight creative perspectives that matter and build a connected community.
The spectrum of our lived experiences is ever-changing. We are deserving of stories that get to the core of who we are. In the context of the world around us, we are at an inflection point where it is necessary to capture the global perspectives of through our publications that creatively and intellectually promote discovery, inspiration, and reflection. At Umber Publishing we share authentic and creative voices that are intentionally centered in our narrative.
POWER OF PRINT
Through the power of print, Umber Publishing takes our readers on a visual exploration of typography, space, composition, and illustration. With a visionary commitment to thought and artistry,our publications stimulate the curious, strengthen the imaginative and nurture the passionate. Umber Publishing produces and distributes 4 ground-breaking print publications:
- UMBER’s Graphic Journal, an annual themed-publication that spotlights the worldviews of Black people, Indigenous people, Latin Americans, and marginalized people of color from around the world
- BBP Digest, cousin to our flagship graphic journal, is afree-form publication and visual tactile mixtape.
- Tone, a new print magazine for forward-thinking Black men.
- Slumber, a new uninhibited print publication that delves into the sexual expression from the Black and Brown perspective.