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Chair: 500 Designs that Matter Chair: 500 Designs that Matter

Chair: 500 Designs that Matter

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The most compelling collection ever of the world's most innovative, stylish, and influential chairs Throughout history, the chair has presented designers the world over with infinite opportunities to experiment with new methods and materials within the set parameters of an object that is primarily there to serve a practical purpose Chair: 500 Designs that Matter celebrates the humble chair as never before, from early examples to today's cutting-edge creations. It invites you to sit back and be taken on a journey through the creative imaginations of hundreds of internationally renowned designers
Why I March Why I March

Why I March

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On January 21, 2017, five million people in 82 countries and on all seven continents stood up with one voice. The Women’s March began with one cause, women’s rights, but quickly became a movement around the many issues that were hotly debated during the 2016 U.S. presidential race—immigration, health care, environmental protections, LGBTQ rights, racial justice, freedom of religion, and workers’ rights, among others. In the 66 days between the election and inauguration of Donald J. Trump as president of the USA, 673 sister marches sprang up across the US and the world Why I March honours the movement, capturing stirring images, and promoting future activism in the same vein
School of Life: A Job to Love

School of Life: A Job to Love

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A career we love is one of the foremost requirements for a fulfilled life. Unfortunately, it is tricky to understand oneself well enough to know quite where one's energies should be directed A Job To Love is designed to help us navigate an often treacherous career path. It is a guide to how we can better understand ourselves and find a job that is right for us With compassion and a deeply practical spirit, this book helps us to discover our true talents and to make sense of our confused desires and aspirations before it is too late Hardback book 189 pages Dimensions: 19.5 x 18 x 13cm Comes with yellow ribbon bookmark
Paris in Fifty Design Icons

Paris in Fifty Design Icons

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Explore the fifty designs that have shaped modern Paris with this latest addition to the Design Museum Fifty series Covering anything from monuments, buildings and iconic designers to a classic film or street sign, this book explores a variety of designs, all with their own narrative Part design history, part visual guidebook, Paris in Fifty Design Icons reveals the design stories of France's capital city With entries on design icons from I.M. Pei's glass pyramid to the humble baguette, Le Monde newspaper to Le Corbusier's striking Maison La Roche, Paris in Fifty Design Icons builds an intricate portrait of Europe's most romantic city. With stunning photography, this book would make the perfect gift for design enthusiasts and especially thpse with a love for everything Parisian
Folding Techniques for Designers: From Sheet to Form Folding Techniques for Designers: From Sheet to Form

Folding Techniques for Designers: From Sheet to Form

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Many designers use folding techniques in their work to make three-dimensional forms from two-dimensional sheets of fabric, cardboard, plastic, metal and many other materials This unique book explains the key techniques of folding, such as pleated surfaces, curved folding and crumpling An elegant, practical handbook, it covers over 70 techniques explained by clear step-by-step drawings, crease pattern drawings, and specially commissioned photography
Do/Grow

Do/Grow

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Ever wanted to grow your own but don’t have the time, the space, or even know where to start? Alice Holden has spent her life outdoors working on small and large scales – from kitchen gardens to commercial farms, and in Do/Grow she explains how to optimise the space and time available to you Find out the basic tools to get started, how to make a raised bed and why you need one and how to increase your chances of success Includes colour photographs throughout and delicious recipes from celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Paperback 128 pages Materials: Munken, an FSC-certified paper Dimensions: 12 x 17.8cm

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School of Life: Great Thinkers

School of Life: Great Thinkers

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Great Thinkers is a collection of some of the most important ideas of Eastern and Western culture, drawn from the works of those philosophers, political theorists, sociologists, artists and novelists whom arguably have the most to offer in today's world The book works hard to make the thinkers in clear, relevant and charming, mining the history of knowledge to bring their ideas that have the greatest importance to our times
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Beazley Designs of the Year 2018 Tab Notebook - A5 Beazley Designs of the Year 2018 Tab Notebook - A5

Beazley Designs of the Year 2018 Tab Notebook - A5

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Exclusive to the Design Museum and produced for the Beazley Designs of the Year 2018, this tabbed notebook is ideal for keeping different sections of work distinct from one another Each section is separated by a different colour; yellow, grey and black, with white paper used for each section Supplied in a Designs of the Year branded wrap An exposed stitched spine gives the book a hand made feel Purchase tickets to the exhibition here
Wallpaper* City Guide New York

Wallpaper* City Guide New York

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An insider's guide that provides all you need to know about New York. A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the design-conscious visitor. This pocket-sized guide with a polished Pantone cover introduces the hippest 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. View other city guides
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House: First Words Board Books

House: First Words Board Books

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Budding young architects and their design-minded parents will love exploring this set of 5 miniature board books, each touring a different room in a stylish, modern house: living room, bathroom, kitchen, garage, and bedroom Inside, inviting illustrations of familiar, everyday objects are paired with first words, promoting early vocabulary development, pattern recognition, and open-ended, imaginative play
Newspaper Design: Editorial Design from the World's Best Newsrooms Newspaper Design: Editorial Design from the World's Best Newsrooms

Newspaper Design: Editorial Design from the World's Best Newsrooms

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Newspaper Design showcases the best of editorial and graphic design from the most renowned newspapers across the world Over recent years, the world of news making has dramatically changed. Newspaper Design examines the forces that have transformed the industry and showcases the best of editorial design in the news context Following the shift to digital, the role of visual journalists has evolved. As our reading habits change, so do the ways in which designers deal with typography, grid systems and illustration in order to tell a story in the most engaging way Newspaper Design discusses the daily challenges of journalists and editorial designers, and introduces the work of the teams behind some of the most influential newspapers, such as the New York Times, the Guardian, and Libération Unique insights from professionals paired with outstanding visual examples reveal the inner workings of the news industry and make Newspaper Design a must-have for designers, publishers and journalists
Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989 Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989

Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989

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A fascinating glimpse into design behind the Iron Curtain, revealed through the products and graphics of everyday Soviet life This captivating survey of Soviet design from 1950 to 1989 features more than 350 items from the Moscow Design Museum's unique collection From children's toys, homewares, and fashion to posters, electronics, and space-race ephemera, each object reveals something of life in a planned economy during a fascinating time in Russia's history Organised into three chapters - Citizen, State, and World - the book is a micro-to-macro tour of the functional, kitsch, politicised, and often avant-garde designs from this largely undocumented period
Posters for Change

Posters for Change

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The US presidential election in 2016 brought to a head myriad political activism around the world, around the rights of minorities, women, the LGBTQ community, and the environment In the midst of this turmoil, nearly 300 designers from around the world answered the call to create this collection of 50 tear-out posters for people who want to make their voices heard in a time of unprecedented uncertainty and apprehension Foreword by Avram Finkelstein, designer for the AIDS art activist collective Gran Fury, looks at the crucial role of graphic activism in the current political climate
Inside North Korea Inside North Korea

Inside North Korea

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Erased by bombing during the Korean War, North Korea’s trophy capital of Pyongyang was entirely rebuilt from scratch from 1953, in line with the vision of the nation’s founder, Kim Il Sung. Designed as an imposing stage set, it is a place of grand axial boulevards linking gargantuan monuments, lined with stately piles of distinctly Korean flavor, to be “national in form and socialist in content.” Under the present leader, Kim Jong Un, construction has ramped up apace. He is rapidly transforming Pyongyang into a playground, conjuring a flimsy fantasy of prosperity and using architecture as a powerful anaesthetic, numbing the population from the stark reality of his authoritarian regime Guardian journalist and photographer Oliver Wainwright takes us on an eye-opening tour behind closed doors in the most secretive country in the world, revealing that past the grand stone façades lie lavish wonder-worlds of marble and mosaic, coffered ceilings, and crystal chandeliers, along with new interiors in dazzling colour palettes. Discover the palatial reading rooms of the Grand People’s Study House, and peer inside the locker rooms of the recently renovated Rungrado May Day Stadium, ready to host a FIFA World Cup that will never come
The Future Starts Here The Future Starts Here

The Future Starts Here

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Design will play an ever increasing role on every aspect of our future. From our DNA to the cosmos, from our planet to our desks, our futures will be mapped by the objects we use and the people who build them. This book explores the forking paths of future development, taking in corporate products backed by millions in venture capital to alternative bottom-up strategies dreamed up by individuals working in small groups The Future Starts Here examines the cutting edge of technology and how it shapes our everyday lives. Looking at real objects being developed today – including a UAV by Facebook designed to beam the internet down from space, to a robot developed by UC Berkeley which will do the laundry – expert authors show how design and technology impact every level of life, from sub-microscopic aspects of the human body to the entire planet. Published to accompany a major exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, it asks how we can use technology to shape the future of our world. The staggering developments featured here are all happening now, it is up to us to ensure they create a future for us all
Why Materials Matter: Responsible Design for a Better World

Why Materials Matter: Responsible Design for a Better World

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What does it mean to live in a material world, and how do materials of the past and present hold the keys to our future? Why Materials Matter tackles these questions by focusing on various issues that human beings face and by discussing potential materials-related solutions Through the lens of intriguing projects by designers, artists, makers, and scientists, it presents a colourful panoply of ideas, technologies, and creative efforts that focus on the earth's most basic elements, while also showing how these elements can be transformed into entirely new materials. It explores, for example, how ancient practices such as dyeing fabric and making glue may hold the secret to renewable and earth-friendly consumer products, as well as how recycling plastics can tackle food waste, and how a type of light metal being developed may one day make air travel less fuel-reliant This book also investigates the potential of the digital experience, suggesting how this most ephemeral type of matter can be used to improve our world Eye-catching and provocative, Why Materials Matter serves as both a stimulating catalogue of possibilities and a timely manifesto on how to consume, manufacture, and design for a better future
Spinfluence: The Hardcore Propaganda Manual for Controlling the Masses Spinfluence: The Hardcore Propaganda Manual for Controlling the Masses

Spinfluence: The Hardcore Propaganda Manual for Controlling the Masses

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Trump has it. Obama owned it. Putin would kill for it; if you’ve got Spinfluence, then you can twist the truth, influence opinion and control the masses Spinfluence is a glorious and insightful book about how to bend the truth and subvert the will of the herd Buy tickets to the Hope to Nope exhibition
Japan: The Cookbook Japan: The Cookbook

Japan: The Cookbook

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An accessible and sumptuous collection of recipes from one of the world's most respected and beloved culinary cultures Japan's signature foods - sushi, ramen, tempura - are loved around the world. Now, the iconic regional dishes of Japan's traditional cuisine are made available to home cooks with this authoritative collection from acclaimed food writer Nancy Singleton Hachisu Features 400 recipes divided into 15 chapters by course explore every part of Japan with soups, noodles, pickles, one-pots, desserts, and many vegetable dishes in one stunning, impressive package
Green Escapes: The Guide to Secret Urban Gardens Green Escapes: The Guide to Secret Urban Gardens

Green Escapes: The Guide to Secret Urban Gardens

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An insider's guide to the world's greatest 'secret' gardens, green spaces, and pocket parks tucked away in cities around the globe Cities everywhere are graced with charming but little-known, off-the-beaten-track gardens and green spaces, offering urbanites in the know a chance to immerse themselves in nature. These often small, well-kept secrets are not as grand as those on the tourist trail but are equally delightful and rewarding to visit, if you know where to find them Green Escapes is the revelatory insider's guide to these secret gems. Each of them open to the public, the gardens range from pocket parks, courtyards, and rooftop terraces, to community gardens and more
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Bottom Ash Observatory Bottom Ash Observatory

Bottom Ash Observatory

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Bottom Ash Observatory, is the encyclopedic book by Christien Meindertsma that takes the reader on a expedition through a bucket filled with 25 kg of bottom ash, and shows the astounding richness and value this material holds By sieving, drying, laser-analyzing and separating tens of thousands of pieces by hand, Meindertsma succeeded in extracting numerous materials, melting down the 12 most valuable to show the richness of the bottom ash The process of adding value to waste by separating it is rapidly innovating, and Meinderstma illustrates where this rich urban ore deposit can lead us. Photographer Mathijs Labadie captures every step of this process in minute detail Limited edition of 2000

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Annie Leibovitz: The early years, 1970-1983 Annie Leibovitz: The early years, 1970-1983

Annie Leibovitz: The early years, 1970-1983

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For more than half a century, Annie Leibovitz has been taking culture-defining photographs. Her portraits of politicians, performers, athletes, business people, and royalty make up a gallery of our time, imprinted on our collective consciousness by both the singularity of their subjects and Leibovitz's inimitable style Annie Leibovitz: The Early Years, 1970-1983 returns to Leibovitz's origins. It begins with a moment of artistic revelation: the spontaneous shot that made Leibovitz think she could transition from painting to photography as her area of study at the San Francisco Art Institute The meticulously and personally curated collection, including contact sheets and Polaroids, provides a vivid document both of Leibovitz's development as a young artist and of a pivotal era Leibovitz's reportage-like photo stories for Rolling Stone, which she began working for when she was still a student, record such heady political, cultural, and counter-cultural developments as the Vietnam War protests, the launch of Apollo 17, the presidential campaign of 1972, Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974, and the Rolling Stones on tour in 1975 Then, as now, Leibovitz won the trust of the prominent and famous, and the book's pages are animated by many familiar faces, from Muhammad Ali to John Lennon and Yoko Ono, captured in their now iconic embrace just hours before Lennon was assassinated In many ways the book is a celebration of life on the road-the frenetic rhythms, the chance encounters, the meditative opportunities. And with its rich archival aspects, it is also a tribute to an earlier time and a young photographer enmeshed in a culture that was itself in transition
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Project Interrupted: Lectures by British Housing Architects Project Interrupted: Lectures by British Housing Architects

Project Interrupted: Lectures by British Housing Architects

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The election, in 1979, of a Conservative administration led by Margaret Thatcher effectively marked the end of Britain’s heroic era of social housing provision. Over the next four decades, successive governments put faith in the private sector’s capacity to build homes in the numbers Britain needed. Consistently, that faith proved unfounded. The resultant housing shortfall has sent property prices rocketing beyond the reach of younger people, and led to record levels of homelessness and rough sleeping Project Interrupted records a series of lectures by acclaimed British housing architects. Neave Brown and Kate Macintosh were responsible for some of the most innovative housing commissioned by local authorities in the 1960s and 1970s; Peter Barber, Farshid Moussavi and Witherford Watson Mann navigate the very different conditions of the early twenty-first century At a moment when Britain is finally beginning to confront the enormity of its housing crisis, Project Interrupted asks what we can learn from the experiences of a previous generation and hears from some of the most ambitious architects working in the field of housing today about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead
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Architecture is Life: Aga Khan Award for Architecture Architecture is Life: Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Architecture is Life: Aga Khan Award for Architecture

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The Aga Khan Award for Architecture was established by His Highness the Aga Khan in 1977 to identify and encourage excellence in architecture and other forms of intervention in the built environment of societies with a Muslim presence The award is given every three years and recognises all types of building projects that affect today's built environment. Smaller projects are given equal consideration as large-scale buildings Richly illustrated and with explanatory texts, the book presents this the most recent shortlist and the award recipients. The latest topic is centred around the relationship between life and architecture Numerous essays examine how architecture interacts with the life of people who inhabit it
Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue - signed copy Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue - signed copy

Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue - signed copy

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Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue showcases some of the most memorable photographs published in British and American Vogue from 1972 to 2002, stories created by the iconic fashion editor Grace Coddington. Both monograph and memoir, the book shows how Coddington transformed static studio portraiture into modern vivid tableaux and turned location shoots into cinematic narratives Grace's commentary gives behind-the-scenes insight into many famous images and fashion personalities, from the iconic shoot of a bikinied Naomi Campbell in Irving Penn's studio to Steven Meisel's boundary-pushing grunge aesthetic in nineties Vogue. This volume features photography by Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Cecil Beaton, Guy Bourdin, Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, Steven Klein, Peter Lindbergh, among others First published in 2002 and reissued by Phaidon in 2015, this paperback, midi-sized edition includes forewords by fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld and American Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour
20 Iconic Film Posters by Saul Bass 20 Iconic Film Posters by Saul Bass

20 Iconic Film Posters by Saul Bass

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This collection of 20 iconic film posters by Saul Bass, one of the greatest American designers of the 20th century, is a must for graphic designers and film fans Each poster is removable and designed to fit the standard frame size 12 x 16 inches Posters included: The Man with the Golden Arm; Saint Joan; Love in the Afternoon; Bonjour Tristesse; The Big Country; Vertigo; Anatomy of a Murder; Exodus; Spartacus; The Magnificent Seven; Advise & Consent; The Cardinal; In Harm's Way; Bunny Lake is Missing; Seconds; Grand Prix; The Fixer; Such Good Friends; The Shining; and Schindler's List
Wabi-Sabi

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American artist and architect Leonard Koren explores the principals of wabi-sabi, a Japanese aesthetic associated with tea ceremonies The principal is based on the belief that true beauty comes from imperfection and incompletion The principal of wabi-sabi is demonstrated through text and photographs First published in 1994 Paperback 95 pages Dimensions: 4.2 x 1 x 21.6cm

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Supernew Supergraphics Supernew Supergraphics

Supernew Supergraphics

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Supernew Supergraphics reflects the numerous ways in which graphics are invading public spaces and disrupting the sometimes-staid world of public architecture It’s a compendium of graphic excess on a monumental scale. It features new work from around the globe, and interviews with leading practitioners Felice Varini, Sascha Lobe, Sara De Bondt and Boa Mistura The book’s design by Spin is a tour de force of graphic expression. The cover pays homage to the originators of Supergraphics in the 1960s – a group of radical architects who broke the unwritten rule that you never paint on architecture Not only did they apply paint to architecture, but they always made sure the graphics were too big for the surfaces they were applied to. This is echoed in the cover for Supernew Supergraphics
Seeing Stars:  A Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations Seeing Stars:  A Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations

Seeing Stars: A Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations

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A graphically stunning, comprehensive introduction to the constellations This artful and accessible introduction to constellations equips readers with the information they need to locate, name, and explain all 88 internationally recognised constellations. Each cluster of stars is featured alongside the "story" (mythological or historical) behind its naming, tips on how to find it, what times of year it is visible, and key stars and asterisms within its grouping. Complete with star maps and a glossary, this keepsake volume of visual reference and beauty is perfect for inquisitive young stargazers. Colours are brighter than they appear - printed in pure Pantones. Book jacket features foil stamping and laser-cut pinholes Suitable for ages 7 to 10
Josef Albers in Mexico Josef Albers in Mexico

Josef Albers in Mexico

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Josef Albers in Mexico brings together photographs, photo collages, prints, and significant paintings from the Variants/Adobe (1946–1966) and Homage to the Square (1950–1976) series from the collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation Two scholarly essays, an illustrated map, and vivid colour reproductions of paintings and works on paper illuminate this little-known period in the influential artist’s practice
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Le Corbusier Redrawn: The Houses Le Corbusier Redrawn: The Houses

Le Corbusier Redrawn: The Houses

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Le Corbusier Redrawn: The Houses presents 25 of Le Corbusier's small residential works (self-sufficient and detached single and double-family houses) through sectional projections (perspectival sections) as well as plans, sections, and elevations Sectional projections, compared to other types of representation, capture most clearly the relational dynamic among different building elements and therefore express most effectively the architect's design intentions The book is the only collection of consistently rendered original drawings (at 1:200 scale) of Le Corbusier's architecture
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Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen

Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen

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Over the course of the past century, the kitchen, more than any other room in the modern dwelling, has been the focus of intensive aesthetic and technological innovation Historically, European and American kitchens were often drab, poorly ventilated, and hidden from view in a basement or annexe. Towards the end of the 19th century, however, the kitchen became a central concern of modernism and a testing ground for new materials and technologies. Since then, the room has come to articulate and at times actively challenge society's relationships to food, consumerism, the domestic role of women, and even international politics Counter Space examines the 20th-century transformation of the kitchen through the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, featuring a wide variety of design objects, architectural plans, posters, archival photographs and artworks - ranging from the iconic Frankfurt Kitchen, mass produced for German public housing estates in the aftermath of WorldWar I, to an electric kettle, heat-resistant glassware and colourful plastics. This volume is a lively introduction to the kitchen as a barometer of changing technology, aesthetics and ideology
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How Big is Big? How Far is Far? All around Me How Big is Big? How Far is Far? All around Me

How Big is Big? How Far is Far? All around Me

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How Big is Big? How Far is Far? All Around Me was created to inform imaginatively. After all, why not measure how dense the densest fur could be by the size of a thumb? Or think of speed as if it were a snowflake gliding through the air? Jun Cen’s artwork uses a muted palette and minimal graphics which pay homage to the vintage ladybird pocketbook classics, whilst the design and typography lends it a modern breath for playful learning How Big is Big? How Far is Far? All Around Me is the follow-on title from the Little Gestalten How big is Big? How Far is Far? and takes new comparisons which focus on our planet Not only will children learn about all the different ways to measure, but they’ll also discover new facts about the incredible world we live in
Calm Calm

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Few life skills are as neglected, yet as important, as the ability to remain calm. Our very worst decisions and interactions are almost invariably the result of a loss of calm - and a descent into anxiety and agitation. Surprisingly, but very fortunately, our power to remain calm can be rehearsed and improved We don't have to remain where we are now: our responses to everyday challenges can dramatically alter. We can educate ourselves in the art of remaining calm not through slow breathing or special teas but through thinking. This is a book that patiently unpacks the causes of our greatest stresses and gives us a succession of highly persuasive, beautiful and sometimes dryly comic arguments with which to defend ourselves against panic and fury  Yellow ribbon bookmark

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Go Faster: The Graphic Design of Racing Cars Go Faster: The Graphic Design of Racing Cars

Go Faster: The Graphic Design of Racing Cars

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Most people don’t know that racing cars from the likes of Porsche and Ferrari were given their looks not by marketing strategists or designers, but by chance Go Faster is a collection of over one hundred examples of race car design that documents the carefree anarchy in which they were created. In the book, each colourful racing car is featured next to a blank, white model. Thanks to this juxtaposition, Go Faster shows its readers exactly how graphics modulate the look of the vehicle. The neutral models also give readers ample opportunity to imagine their own possibilities for graphic design in motor sports An ideal gift for anyone interested in racing and high speeds
Los Logos. No 7 Los Logos. No 7

Los Logos. No 7

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Los Logos 7 is the authoritative reference on contemporary logo design worldwide. Like the previous editions of Gestalten’s Los Logos series, the book is both a guide to the latest innovations as well as a precursor to coming trends The 400-page, fully indexed compendium presents an unparalleled selection of cutting-edge examples from around the globe intuitively arranged according to style or motif. Six interviews with leading designers in corporate, logo, and label design punctuate the compilation and offer a look behind the scenes at younger as well as established agencies A practical handbook of the current developments in logo design and an up-to-the-minute source of inspiration, Los Logos 7 is a must-have for any designer, brand manager, trend scout, or marketing strategist
A2Z+ Alphabets & Signs A2Z+ Alphabets & Signs

A2Z+ Alphabets & Signs

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The original A2Z presented an astonishing array of alphabets, emblems, letters and signs with stunning graphics drawn from classic modernist publications and obscure professional manuals. It was a uniquely unconventional collection of fascinating visual material designed for practical and creative use This spectacular updated version contains an abundance of newly-discovered material with over 130 new images, features the statistical charts of W. E. Du Bois and a wealth of rare graphics and ephemera Capricious and unpredictable, it is an art book of a completely different kind that will be an indispensable source of ideas and inspiration for artists, poets, designers and other professionals of the letter, word and sign
Peter Lindbergh: A Different Vision on Fashion Photography Peter Lindbergh: A Different Vision on Fashion Photography

Peter Lindbergh: A Different Vision on Fashion Photography

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Discover four decades of unique fashion storytelling from German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh This stunning photographic collection includes more than 400 Lindbergh pictures, many previously unpublished, and showcases his seductive, cinematic aesthetics and the new narrative vision he brought to art and fashion The images are accompanied by personal tributes from Jean Paul Gaultier, Cindy Crawford, Anna Wintour, and other catwalk front-row royalty The book celebrates Lindbergh’s unique and game-changing storytelling and the new romantic and narrative vision it brought to art and fashion Whether in striking single portraits or dramatic situations of figure and setting, the book traces the photographer’s cinematic inflections and his provocative play with female archetypes as subjects adopt the guise of dancers, actresses, heroines, and femmes fatales Lindbergh’s trademark monochrome pictures Lindbergh’s by emphasising spirit and personality as much as looks, celebrating the elegance and sensuality of older women, and privileging natural and authentic beauty in an era of pervasive retouching
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Barber Osgerby, Projects - signed copy

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The definitive monograph on the work of internationally-acclaimed design duo Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby Features major projects from the Tip Ton chair with Vitra to the London 2012 Olympic Torch, as well as lesser-known but equally memorable works A fascinating view into the minds and visions of a hugely successful and long-lasting creative partnership Includes exclusive insight from influential figures in the world of design, including Rolf Fehlbaum, Christopher Wilk and Dunne & Raby Signed by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby
Where bartenders drink

Where bartenders drink

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The insiders guide given by 250 experts revealing where they go for a drink throughout the world when they are off-duty Containing 700 spots spread across 60 countries Venues range from late-night establishments and legendary hotel bars, to cosy neighbourhood spots and dive bars The recommendations come with insightful reviews, key information and easy to navigate maps A guide to ensure the best drinks in the most memorable global locations
The High Line The High Line

The High Line

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The first-hand, behind-the-scenes account of the creative inspiration behind the High Line, the transformative public 'park in the sky' that has reshaped global perceptions of urban space The first full documentation that visually charts the journey of this global landmark from the designer's point of view Hundreds of illustrations showcase every aspect of the project and its unforeseen influence in its entirety Includes previously unpublished archival materials such as the drawings behind the original proposal and exclusive images of construction Hardback 452 pages Weight: 500g Dimensions: 23.2 x 34 x 4.4cm
Pattern: 100 Fashion Designers, 10 Curators Pattern: 100 Fashion Designers, 10 Curators

Pattern: 100 Fashion Designers, 10 Curators

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An international survey of 100 of the most significant and groundbreaking contemporary fashion and accessory designers The 100 fashion designers are arranged in alphabetical order, with each featured on their own two double-page spreads Combining photographs, sketches, drawings and computer renderings, Pattern explains the processes behind seasonal collections, as well as showcasing final pieces from the realms of menswear, womenswear, shoes, hats and accessories Concise, descriptive texts by curators explain the designers' work and the characteristics that make their fashion groundbreaking Compiled by Imran Amed, Tavi Gevinson, Gert Jonkers and Jop van Bennekom, Tim Lim, Preen, Yasmin Sewell, SHOWstudio, Keegan Singh, Heather Sproat, A.F. Vandevorst
Future Systems Future Systems

Future Systems

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Future Systems is an architectural and design practice who have rocked the architectural world with their daring forms and inventive design philosophy that merges modern ideas with natural shapes and technological innovations from other fields This book by Deyan Sudjic presents a sophisticated selection of work from the past twenty-five years - some of it previously unpublished It celebrates the perfected accomplishments for which Future Systems are recognised today, as well as looking at the more recent proposals and concepts that continue their forward-looking philosophy Organised according to theme, this innovative format furthermore presents well-known works in a new light, permitting a fresh appreciation of Future Systems' oeuvre today - at their highest point of public acclaim yet
Eduardo Paolozzi

Eduardo Paolozzi

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Artist and sculptor, Eduardo Paolozzi was a unique and prolific cultural figure. His work was instantly recognisable and chronicles the significant changes in British art from the 1950s to the post-post-modern late 1990s This imposing and stunningly illustrated hardback book provides an extensive overview of his prolific and complex work across from all periods and across all media including: sculpture, ceramics, tapestry, printmaking, collage and film An Italian Scot, Paolozzie began his studies at Edinburgh College of Art, before moving on to the Ruskin Drawing School and later the Slade. In the 1950s he became a founding member of the Independent Group, though he resisted the 'Pop' label, preferring instead to see his ground breaking interdisciplinarity as an expansion and extension of radical Surrealism Dedicating a chapter to each facet of Paolozzi's wide-ranging practice - including, in turn, his bronze, aluminium and public sculptures, as well as his early collages and his innovative screenprints - this book offers the definitive, illustrated, art-historical appraisal of an artist whose work continues to fascinate and inspire Eduardo's The Head of Invention sculpture for Terence Conran rests outside the entrance to the Design Museum
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300 stunning maps from all periods and from all around the world, exploring and revealing what maps tell us about history and ourselves Selected by an international panel of cartographers, academics, map dealers and collectors, the maps represent over 5,000 years of cartographic innovation drawing on a range of cultures and traditions Comprehensive in scope, this book features all types of map from navigation and surveys to astronomical maps, satellite and digital maps, as well as works of art inspired by cartography Unique curated sequence presents maps in thought-provoking juxtapositions for lively, stimulating reading Features some of the most influential mapmakers and institutions in history, including Gerardus Mercator, Abraham Ortelius, Phyllis Pearson, Heinrich Berann, Bill Rankin, Ordnance Survey and Google Earth Easy-to-use format, with large reproductions, authoritative texts and key caption information, it is the perfect introduction to the subject Also features a comprehensive illustrated timeline of the history of cartography, biographies of leading cartographers and a glossary of cartographic terms
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Since his release of The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries in 1957, Ingmar Bergman has been one of the leading figures in international cinema. In a career that spanned 60 years, he wrote, produced, and directed 50 films that defined how we see ourselves and how we interact with the people we love, through works like Persona, Scenes from a Marriage, and Fanny and Alexander Before his death in 2007, Bergman gave complete access to his archives at the Bergman Foundation as well as permission to reprint his writings and interviews, many of which have never been seen outside of Sweden Picture researcher Bengt Wanselius, who was Bergman's photographer for 20 years, scoured photo archives all over Sweden, discovered previously unseen images from Bergman's films, and selected unpublished images from many photographers' personal archive This re-edition draws from our out-of-print Bergman Archives, the most complete book on the director to date
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This innovative book provideS a fun, interactive way to learn about architecture Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, it poses all manner of architectural challenges for the user: from designing your own skyscraper, to drawing an island house or creating a Constructivist monument, plus many others more Aimed at at anyone who loves drawing buildings, it encourages the users to imagine their own creative solutions by sketching, drawing and painting in the pages of the book. In so doing, they will learn about a whole range of significant architectural issues, such as the importance of site and materials, how to furnish a space, how to read plans, how to create sustainable cities and so on The book also includes numerous examples of works and ideas by major architects to draw inspiration from and will appeal to everyone from children to students to architects
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This bilingual French-English book rounds up the 50 essential restaurants shaping the taste of London A dusted-off touristic guide featuring insider tips to (re)discover one of the most creative food scenes in the world. It’s designed for everyone who wants to explore London like real locals, with everything to plan an eating road map, without getting lost in tourist traps Restaurants reviewed independently
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Instagram is more popular than ever before. Over 80 million new photos are posted daily on this social networking site. How to pick the very best of them? We have done so for you! The funniest pictures, the most surprising places and arty portraits: you will discover them in a beautifully designed, thematic book that also contains inspirational quotes.

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