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Fäviken Fäviken

Fäviken

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An exclusive insight into one of the world’s most interesting restaurants, Fäviken Magasinet, and its remarkable head chef Magnus Nilsson. Narrative texts, photographs and recipes explain head chef Magnus Nilsson's remarkable approach to sourcing and cooking with ingredients that are farmed and hunted in the immediate vicinity of the restaurant, and how he creates a seasonal cycle of menus based on them. The text in Fäviken will provide inspiration for chefs and food-lovers all over the world and are fully accessible to the general reader. Hardback 272 pages 220 colour illustrations 1.4 kg, 22.2 x 3.2 x 29.8 cm

Fäviken

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Damn Good Advice (For People With Talent! Damn Good Advice (For People With Talent!

Damn Good Advice (For People With Talent!

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Damn Good Advice (for people with talent!) is a look into the mind of one of America's most legendary creative thinkers, George Lois.  Offering indispensable lessons, practical advice, facts, anecdotes and inspiration. This book is a timeless creative bible for all those looking to succeed in life, business and creativity. Lessons from the incomparable life of 'Master Communicator' George Lois, the original “Mad Man” of Madison Avenue.  Organized into inspirational, bite-sized pointers, each page offers fresh insight into the sources of success, from identifying your heroes to identifying yourself.  The ideas, images and illustrations presented in this book are fresh, witty and in-your-face.  Whether it’s communicating your point in nanosecond, creating an explosive portfolio or making your presence felt, no one is better placed than George Lois to teach you the process of creativity.
Animals Are Delicious Animals Are Delicious

Animals Are Delicious

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Animals eat animals in this informative exposé of three animal food chains. Three of the longest food chains of the animal kingdom are depicted in three accordion-foldout volumes, complete with stunning dimensional art and sparse read-aloud text. Young children will experience the factual, specific, and possibly surprising information via bright visuals, pleasingly repetitive text, and a physical folding-out of the chain itself. The food chains are themed as terrestrial, avian, and aquatic, respectively, fully researched and vetted by a professional. Created for ages 2-4 years Hardback, 48 pages 208 g, 16.5 x 22.8 x 3.5 cm
The Documentary Impulse The Documentary Impulse

The Documentary Impulse

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Award-winning photographer Stuart Franklin's exploration of how we, as humans, are driven to visually document our experiences and the world around us. Stuart Franklin took one of the most powerful photographs of the twentieth century - the 'tank man' in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, 1989.   From his insightful position as a photographer, Franklin explores why we are driven to visually document our experiences and the world around us. He focuses on photography but traces this universal need through art, literature and science.
Shiro Kuramata Shiro Kuramata

Shiro Kuramata

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The first complete monograph on influential Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata (1934–91), presented across two volumes in a specially designed acrylic slipcase. The first volume includes text by Deyan Sudji, which covers Kuramata's whole life and the radical changes in Japan through which he lived, and explains in detail the ideas, relationships and technical innovations that made his work possible. Also presents a selection of Kuramata's writings that have been translated into English for the first time, giving the reader a sense of his poetic, humorous and thoughtful intellect. The second volume is a catalogue of works, presenting the over 600 pieces of furniture, products and interiors that Kuramata designed in his lifetime, most of which have never been published. Hardback, 416 pages 3 kg, 32 x 36.3 x 5.8 cm  
Toast: The Cookbook Toast: The Cookbook

Toast: The Cookbook

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50 seasonal recipes that reimagine the 'bread and butter' of cuisine with simple ingredients in surprising ways. Easy enough for breakfast, yet suitable for brunch, lunch, dinner and even dessert, the possibilities of heaping beautiful seasonal ingredients on bread are limitless. Organized by season, Toast features 50 recipes from savory to sweet that unleash the power of fresh ingredients and simple techniques guaranteed to impress and satisfy any kitchen audience on any occasion.  Hardback, 120 pages 716 g, 18.1 x 1.6 x 25.4 cm
The Kitchen Shelf

The Kitchen Shelf

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With 100 amazing recipes to cook up in an instant. Packed with recipes and information on how to have a perfectly stocked "kitchen shelf" so when you head home after a long day, all you need to do is pick up a couple of fresh ingredients and you can be sure you have everything required to make a delicious meal. With handy tips and simple techniques, the home cook will feel confident to swap ingredients and create new dishes to share with friends. Hardback, 216 pages 789 g, 19.7 x 2.5 x 25.4 cm
Steven Holl Steven Holl

Steven Holl

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A comprehensive monograph on one of America's greatest living architects by award-winning author and architecture critic Robert McCarter. Robert McCarter has known and taught with Holl for over 30 years and provides an authoritative and personal examination of Holl and his work. Offers an extensive overview of both realised and unrealised works and the inspiration behind them. Richly illustrated with hundreds of colour photographs and Holl's own watercolours. Hardback, 288 pages 2.3 kg, 26 x 29.8 x 3.8 cm  
Wallpaper* City Guide New York

Wallpaper* City Guide New York

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A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the design-conscious visitor. Each Wallpaper* City Guide unearths the most happening restaurants and nightlife, the buzziest hotels, the most influential art galleries and enticing retail, the very best in local design, and the historical styles and contemporary architecture that define a destination. Local writers have delved deep into the urban psyche to enable you to come away from your trip, however brief, with a real flavour of the creative scene and the satisfaction you’ve seen all that you should.
Wallpaper* City Guide Paris

Wallpaper* City Guide Paris

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A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the design-conscious visitor. Each Wallpaper* City Guide unearths the most happening restaurants and nightlife, the buzziest hotels, the most influential art galleries and enticing retail, the very best in local design, and the historical styles and contemporary architecture that define a destination. Local writers have delved deep into the urban psyche to enable you to come away from your trip, however brief, with a real flavour of the creative scene and the satisfaction you’ve seen all that you should. 
Marks of Excellence

Marks of Excellence

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A revised and expanded edition of the best-selling Marks of Excellence title, including 500 new images plus 80 pages of additional material First published in 1997, Marks of Excellence offers a rigorous exploration of the trademark: its history, development, style, classification and relevance in today's world. The book includes extensive discussion of its origins in heraldry, monograms, owner's marks and certificates of origins, and also contains a comprehensive taxonomy of trademarks and an alphabetical index of trademark themes.
Paul Rand

Paul Rand

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A definitive study of a pioneering figure in American graphic design. Adopting what he called a 'problem-solving' approach, he drew on the ideas of European avant-garde art movements such as Cubism, Constructivism and De Stijl, and synthesized them to produce his own distinctive graphic language. As an art director, teacher, writer and design consultant to major companies including IBM, Oliveti and Ford, he was a major force and influence in the field of graphics and visual communication and enjoyed a committed following. Rand's career spanned almost seven decades and numerous chapters of design history. By Steven Heller, with texts by Armin Hofmann, George Lois and Jessica Helfand

Paul Rand

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Wallpaper* City Guide London

Wallpaper* City Guide London

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A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the design-conscious visitor. Each Wallpaper* City Guide unearths the most happening restaurants and nightlife, the buzziest hotels, the most influential art galleries and enticing retail, the very best in local design, and the historical styles and contemporary architecture that define a destination. Local writers have delved deep into the urban psyche to enable you to come away from your trip, however brief, with a real flavour of the creative scene and the satisfaction you’ve seen all that you should. 
Breuer Breuer

Breuer

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The most comprehensive book on architect and designer Marcel Breuer (1902-1981). The book examines, in detail all the houses, furniture, and public buildings he designed in Europe and the United States. Trace Breuer's career from his beginning at the Bauhaus through his collaboration with Walter Gropius, and the establishment of his own practice in the USA. Hardback, 456 pages 800 g, 16 x 30.5 x 3.6 cm

Breuer

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Jutaku: Japanese Houses Jutaku: Japanese Houses

Jutaku: Japanese Houses

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Frenetic. Pulsating. Disorienting. Japan’s contemporary culture is constantly in flux, with a host of new architectural practices ushering in an era of continuous experimentation Featuring more than 400 houses - one per page, one image per house - Jutaku: Japanese Houses is a fast-paced, shock to the system that shines a Harajuku–bright neon light on the sheer volume, variety and novelty of contemporary Japanese residential architecture. Hardback, 512 pages 1 kg, 13.3 x 19.4 x 4.8 cm
Brick Brick

Brick

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A fresh, insightful and surprising look at one of the world’s most versatile and popular architectural building materials. Brick explores the beauty of brick through 169 structures dating from 2,100 BC to the present day.  "Brick is a glorious, surprising and moving account of this, the first building material. It is a record of the depth of imagination that has been invested in clay over millennia and I loved it." Edmund de Waal Author: William hall Hardback

Brick

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Monocle Travel Guide - Tokyo Monocle Travel Guide - Tokyo

Monocle Travel Guide - Tokyo

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The Monocle Travel Guide to Tokyo will take you on a journey around the sprawling metropolis, taking you away from the obvious and into the hidden. A guide for those who want to make the most of their stay, feeling like a resident rather than a tourist. Full of surprises and quirks, the guides feature detailed design and architecture pages, neighbourhood walks to escape the crowds and places to eat everything be it tasty fast food or something truly celebratory. Written in an informed but informal manner, each book has 148 pages printed on great paper stock with a hard cover.
Monocle Travel Guide - New York Monocle Travel Guide - New York

Monocle Travel Guide - New York

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The Monocle Travel Guide to New-York will take you on a journey around the sprawling metropolis, taking you away from the obvious and into the hidden. A guide for those who want to make the most of their stay, feeling like a resident rather than a tourist. Full of surprises and quirks, the guides feature detailed design and architecture pages, neighbourhood walks to escape the crowds and places to eat everything be it tasty fast food or something truly celebratory. Written in an informed but informal manner, each book has 148 pages printed on great paper stock with a hard cover.
Monocle Travel Guide - London Monocle Travel Guide - London

Monocle Travel Guide - London

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The Monocle Travel Guide to London will take you on a journey around the sprawling metropolis, taking you away from the obvious and into the hidden. A guide for those who want to make the most of their stay, feeling like a resident rather than a tourist. Full of surprises and quirks, the guides feature detailed design and architecture pages, neighbourhood walks to escape the crowds and places to eat everything be it tasty fast food or something truly celebratory. Written in an informed but informal manner, each book has 148 pages printed on great paper stock with a hard cover.
Little Leon Recipe Book - Soups, Salads and Snacks

Little Leon Recipe Book - Soups, Salads and Snacks

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Leon restaurants have transformed lunchtime with their many flavourful alternatives to an energy-sapping sandwich. In this adorable gift-sized collection discover Apple's Persian Onion Soup, Laura's Jewelled Salad or Arthur's Favourite Duck & Lettuce Wrap. 64 pages
Little Leon Recipe Book - Breakfast and Brunch

Little Leon Recipe Book - Breakfast and Brunch

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A great breakfast or brunch has always been at the heart of the Leon experience and this irresistible compact collection of naturally fast recipes will make your tastebuds sing. From a Breakfasty Banana Split and a Mini Knickerbocker Glory to luxurious wheat-free Saturday Pancakes, every day will get off to a fabulously energetic start. 64 pages
Little Leon Recipe Book - Brownies, Bars and Muffins

Little Leon Recipe Book - Brownies, Bars and Muffins

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Few of us can resist a baked treat and the Leon family are the masters of guilt-free baking, offering plenty of wheat-, dairy- or sugar-free options. This super-stylish collection includes their classic Better Brownie, their nutty Almond Date Oat Muffins and energy packed Bar of Good Things 64 pages
Little Leon Recipe Book - Smoothies, Juices and Cocktails

Little Leon Recipe Book - Smoothies, Juices and Cocktails

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Packed with both flavour and goodness, you will love this collection of recipes for healthy smoothies, juices and cocktails from Leon's award-winning cookbooks. Start the day with a Strawberry Power Smoothie, chill out with a Cucumber Cooler and for something more indulgent try a Soul Fruit Cup. 64 pages
Little Leon Recipe Book - Lunchbox

Little Leon Recipe Book - Lunchbox

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If there isn't yet a Leon restaurant near your workplace, you will love this collection of recipes for your lunchbox from Leon's award-winning cookbooks. Tasty, healthy and easy to prepare in advance, the lunches inside - such as Chard and Bacon Tart; Bean, Fennel and Feta Salad or Egyptian Falafels - will liven up your lunchtime. 64 pages
Little Leon Recipe Book - Sweet Treats

Little Leon Recipe Book - Sweet Treats

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There's no need to feel guilty for indulging in the sweet treats in this collection of recipes from Leon's award-winning cookbooks. Treats such as Spelt Pancakes, Roasted Peaches, Clementine Polenta Cake and the vegan Good Chocolate Cake both taste good and do you good. 64 pages
Terence Conran - The Way We Live Now

Terence Conran - The Way We Live Now

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Published to coincide with the Design Museum Exhibition, this book celebrates the work of one of Britain's most influential designers, Sir Terence Conran. The book is comprised of the text from four presentations given at a talk held by the Design Museum at Tate Modern by four people who know him well as a collegue, mentor and friend and the transcript of an interview by Blueprint editor, Johnny Tucker.
The Grand Tour Cookbook

The Grand Tour Cookbook

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The long awaited ultimate performance cookbook, a modern classic, a must-have for all cycling aficionados serious about nutritional intake. Translated from the original in Danish, Hannah Grant’s unmissable cookbook is now available with updated recipes in time for the 2015 Grand Tours. With 350-pages of easy-to-prepare recipes containing allergy friendly, natural, un-processed foods, The Grand Tour Cookbook is the ultimate companion in the kitchen for athletes. Based on actual food prepared for professional cycling’s grueling 3-week Grand Tours including the Giro, Tour de France and the Vuelta. This book is a guide on how to cook, what to eat and how to maximize athletic performance throughout the year.
The Fox and the Star

The Fox and the Star

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From an award-winning designer comes an original fable about need and loss The Fox and the Star is a work of prose and design, each page thoughtfully created by Coralie Bickford-Smith.
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Design: An Essential Introduction

Design: An Essential Introduction

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Design: an essential introduction is a highly illuminating primer that explores and explains the different aspects of design and the design process - from a design brief to the complete lifecycle of products. It introduces in clear and concise language the different materials and production methods available to contemporary designers, which allow them to transform their design ideas into better products. This useful handbook also covers other design- relevant topics such as ergonomics, Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacture and rapid prototyping and additionally features a number of fascinating design case studies.
The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

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Both a practical guide and a great source of inspiration, this book presents the interiors, furniture, and locations you need to know about along with portraits of the people who can make it happen. Most architecture and interior books show houses polished to perfection, manicured to the extent that it is hard to imagine anybody actually lives there: they seem to miss the point that homes are meant to be inhabited. A handbook for making a home that will stand the test of time; take knocks and scuffs in its stride; and where lives can unfold, children grow up, and dogs run wild. Hardback, 402 pages 1.7 kg, 20.3 x 26.9 x 3.3 cm
It Might Be an Apple

It Might Be an Apple

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It Might Be an Apple is a boisterous, philosophical shaggy dog story for young children – and probably a few adults. The story follows a child’s hilarious, wildly inventive train of thought through all the things an apple might be if it is not, in fact, an apple.
What They Didn't Teach You in Photo School

What They Didn't Teach You in Photo School

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This book won't tell you how to take photographs. It will, though, teach you a much more difficult set of skills: how to be a photographer. Demetrius Fordham passes on hard-earned lessons from a successful career in commercial, editorial and lifestyle photography. Learn how to snag the best internships and assistant roles, impress at an interview, develop an amazing portfolio, forge strong relationships with clients, and lay the foundations of your own successful career. Illustrated throughout with Demetrius' own duotone photography. Dramatically typeset to appeal to visual thinkers. This is the book that will launch the careers of the next generation of photographers. Hardback
Fifty Sneakers that Changed the World

Fifty Sneakers that Changed the World

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Over the course of its history the sneaker has undergone a complete transformation, taking it from functional sportswear to high fashion. The Design Museum's Alex Newson traces this evolution through the 50 most influential examples, from the classic Converse All Star up to the very latest blends of technological innovation and fashion-conscious style. Hardback | 112 pages
PATTERNITY: A New Way of Seeing

PATTERNITY: A New Way of Seeing

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In this inspirational collection of photography and essays, pattern pioneers PATTERNITY offer an entirely new way of viewing the world around us. Pattern is everywhere we go and in everything we do. We wear patterns, we walk over them, we even eat, drink and think them but it's unlikely they demand too much of our attention. Innovative creative and cultural organization PATTERNITY exists to look beyond the mundane forms that we see every day to find the hidden beauty in the underlying patterns that normally pass us by. A source of endless inspiration and innovation, this uniquely curated book will open your eyes anew. Hardback | 224 pages
Conran on Colour

Conran on Colour

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Terence Conran explains how to make the most of this vibrant and dynamic ingredient in your home. Subtle and allusive, bold and invigorating, colour is one of the single most powerful elements in design and decoration. The choice of colours on offer to the home decorator is dazzling and potentially baffling - from coloured saucepans and kitchen appliances to paint and tiles Colour, like never before, is affordable and accessible; yet handling it effectively takes both confidence and a degree of expertise. Hardback | 224 pages
New York in Fifty Design Icons

New York in Fifty Design Icons

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The Design Museum reveals the fifty design icons of New York. The icons when viewed together, form a unique portrait of the city. From the Empire State Building and the NY Yankees' logo to the hidden gems that would otherwise pass us by. Join Julie Iovine, architectural writer at the Wall Street Journal and formerly of the New York Times, as she unravels the visual history of one of the most complex and intriguing cities.
London in Fifty Design Icons

London in Fifty Design Icons

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The Design Museum reveals fifty design icons of its home city, London.  The icons when viewed together, form a unique portrait of the city. From the long-serving Routemaster buses and world-famous tube map to the miniskirts of the swinging sixties and the imposing silhouette of Battersea Power Station. Join Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, as he unravels the visual history of one of our most complex and intriguing cities.
Hegarty on Creativity

Hegarty on Creativity

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Friendly, witty and insightful, one of the great minds in advertising is here to guide anyone trying to be more creative. Hegarty’s message is crystal clear and promotes simplifying, thinking boldly and being undaunted by challenges. Creativity isn’t an occupation. It’s a preoccupation. It invents, perfects and defines our world. It explains and entertains us.
Nendo Nendo

Nendo

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Nendo: 10/10 is a comprehensive monograph of the studio’s work. Each of the book’s ten chapters showcases one of nendo’s design principles. Chapters explore, for example, nendo’s compelling approach to multiplying, linking, concealing, balancing, magnifying, and folding. The epitome of contemporary design from Japan that is also setting the tone for design’s future on the global scene.

Nendo

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London, Portrait of a City London, Portrait of a City

London, Portrait of a City

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A photographic odyssey through the history of this epic city From Victorian London to the Swinging ’60s; from the Battle of Britain to punk; from the Festival of Britain to the 2012 Olympics; from the foggy cobbled streets to the architectural masterpieces of the millennium; from rough pubs to private drinking clubs; from royal weddings to raves, from the charm of the East End to the wonders of the Westminster; from Chelsea girls to Hoxton hipsters; from the power to glory: in page after page of stunning photographs London gets the photographic tribute it deserves. This book salutes all those Londoners, their city, and its history. Flexicover, 12 x 16.5 cm, 192pages
One Thousand Things One Thousand Things

One Thousand Things

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A visual encyclopedia for preschoolers learning to see and say their first words. Features graphic artwork and simple questions that prompt language learning, arranged by topic and narrated by Little Mouse, who can be found with his periscope in every scene. Topics include: First Things to Learn; All About You; Things Around the World; Things in Nature; Things That You Can Do; Things Inside the House; Things Outside the House; and finally, 1,000 Things, where you learn what 1,000 really looks like.
Reproducing Scholten & Baijings Reproducing Scholten & Baijings

Reproducing Scholten & Baijings

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Scholten and Baijings are nominated in Designs of the Year 2015. A beautiful insight into the creative processes of one of the most exciting European design duos to have emerged in the last ten years. Covering all aspects of their practice from textiles to ceramics, this new monograph is illustrated with photographs, models and sketches pulled directly from the firm's archives.  A complete list of their projects produced to date makes this an incomparable resource for professionals and enthusiasts alike.
100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design

100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design

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Nominated in Designs of the Year 2015 100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design takes a fresh look at Swiss typography and photo-graphics, posters, corporate image design, book design, journalism and typefaces over the past hundred years. Filled with illuminating essays by prominent experts in the field and captivating illustrations the book is a new, comprehensive reference work on Swiss design. Book design by the Zürich studio NORM. Hardback, 352 pages 2.1 kg, 22.5 x 33.3 x 3.2 cm
Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed The World

Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed The World

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The history of modern architecture is as diverse as it is beautiful, varying wildly from region to region and era to era. Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum, explores 50 of the most significant and striking buildings in the world, from the modernist aesthetic of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to the eye-catching flair of Beijing's CCTV Headquarters.
Fifty Fashion Designers That Changed The World

Fifty Fashion Designers That Changed The World

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Signed copy In the world of fashion trends come and go, but the work of a small number of designers has survived to stand the test of time. Fifty Fashion Designers That Changed The World is a collection of the most illustrious, innovative taste-makers the fashion world has ever seen. From pioneers such as Coco Chanel and Christian Dior to the era-defining figures of Alexander McQueen and Paul Smith, explore the stories and examine the work of the 50 most ingenious and influential designers in fashion history. Stunning photography illustrates the seminal designers selected by the Design Museum in conjunction with Lauren Cochrane, Assistant Fashion Editor at the Guardian.
City Cycling London City Cycling London

City Cycling London

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Whether navigating the corsi of Milan or the bridges of Amsterdam, the best way to get to know any city is by bike. The guides in the City Cycling Europe series give you the confidence to experience a city from the saddle. 17.50 x 11.50 cm | 64 pages
The Geometry of Pasta The Geometry of Pasta

The Geometry of Pasta

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This unique cook book pairs over 100 authentic recipes from acclaimed chef Jacob Kenedy with award-winning designer Caz Hildebrand’s stunning black-and-white designs to reveal the science, culture, and philosophy behind spectacular pasta dishes from throughout Italian history. Wheels and tubes, twists and folds and grooves—pasta comes in hundreds of shapes, each with its own unique history, beauty, and place on the dinner table. A triumphant fusion of food and design, The Geometry of Pasta invites us to unlock the hidden properties of Italy’s most mathematically perfect deliciousness.  The book explains how to team up the perfect pasta shape with the prefect sauce to maximise taste and texture. Hardback, 288 pages 750 g, 15.3 x 2.2 x 21.2 cm
Quiet London

Quiet London

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Quiet London is a guide to 140 calm and relaxing establishments where you can meet, drink, eat, sleep, read or browse in peace. Get away from all the hustle and bustle of city life and discover areas of tranquillity that are full of charm and off the beaten track.

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