Weighing in at a hefty 644 pages, Archivio 982-012 is the story of the world’s more technical fashion house. With more than 300 images of garments from the Stone Island archive, it presents three decades of knowledge and experience on which the Italian brand is founded. The book gives readers an insight into the advanced experimentation carried out in finding sophisticated dye formulas, new ways to manipulate textiles and the extensive research of their technologically advanced garments. Archivio 982-012 is currently available to pre-order at Firmament and will ship in September 2012.