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The Architect Says: A Compendium of Quotes, Witticisms, Bons Mots, Insights and Wisdom on the Art of Building Design (Words of Wisdom)

The Architect Says: A Compendium of Quotes, Witticisms, Bons Mots, Insights and Wisdom on the Art of Building Design (Words of Wisdom)

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The Architect Says is a colorful compendium of quotations from more than one hundred of history’s most opinionated design minds. Paired on page spreads like guests at a dinner party, these sets of quotes convey a remarkable depth and diversity of thinking. Alternately wise and amusing, this elegant gem of a book makes the perfect gift for architects, students, and anyone curious about the ideas and personalities that have helped shape our built world.
Shh, We Have a Plan

Shh, We Have a Plan

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The latest book from award-winning illustrator Chris Haughton, one of the most exciting new voices in children's literature, comes a brand new. A picture book about a beautiful bird, an unquenchable desire and plans gone awry.  
The Rule Breaker's Book of Business: Win at Work by Doing Things Differently

The Rule Breaker's Book of Business: Win at Work by Doing Things Differently

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A simple, refreshing approach to business that defies conventional wisdom and aims to make work in the office more successful and more enjoyable. In The Rule Breaker’s Book of Business, Roger Mavity provides clear advice and guidance for anybody ambitious about work, yet uncertain of their route to success. A business bible for imaginative and aspirational young men and women.
Plain Simple Useful: The Essence of Conran Style

Plain Simple Useful: The Essence of Conran Style

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Terence Conran's style guide for easy living. Filled with inspirational interiors that are effortlessly stylish, confident and timeless. Organized according to the main activities that take place at home.
Palette 05: Pastel

Palette 05: Pastel

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The fifth edition in Viction:ary's Palette series, focusing on the use of pastel tones. Featuring 110 recent visual experiments and thoughtful solutions in fashion, product and extensive areas of communication designs. Three versions of the book with different page colours - one supplied.
Palette 04: Neon

Palette 04: Neon

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The fourth edition in Victionary's Palette series, focusing on the use of neon The 110 projects in this book epitomise the dynamic play of light in current designs Three different colour covers - one supplied  
Palette 03: Gold and Silver Palette 03: Gold and Silver

Palette 03: Gold and Silver

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The third edition in Viction:ary's Palette series, focusing on metallic ink and materials in graphical designs. Featuring a vast collection of direct mails, stationery, catalogues, events and corporate identities.
Palette 01: Black and White Palette 01: Black and White

Palette 01: Black and White

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An all-new edition focusing on monochromatic graphic art. Showcasing 130 print art, brand design, art installations and fashion items.
Never Use White Type on a Black Background

Never Use White Type on a Black Background

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Never Use More Than Two Different Typefaces

Never Use More Than Two Different Typefaces

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Modern British Furniture: Design Since 1945

Modern British Furniture: Design Since 1945

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Modern British Furniture pinpoints the most inventive British designers and companies from 1945 to the present. Exploring the free-spirited and resourceful character of British design, this is a story of entrepreneurs who spearheaded their own companies and the creative alliances between impassioned individuals and enlightened manufacturers. The book also looks at collaborations with international companies and foreign born designers, who have adopted the UK as their base and injected further variety and spice into British furniture design. Hardback, 320 pages 1.7 kg, 22.4 x 27.7 x 3 cm
Little London: Child-friendly Days Out and Fun Things To Do

Little London: Child-friendly Days Out and Fun Things To Do

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Little London is full of fun and fascinating things to do with little adventurers in the big city. Get out and about and inspire your children’s imaginations. Full of the capital's best-kept secrets, just waiting to be discovered, Little London contains over two hundred things to do all year round, all over the city, and best of all, most of them are free. Bursting with activities, day trips and a few games, recipes and craft makes, there’s lots of ideas to keep tiny toddlers and older boys and girls entertained, and plenty for the big kids to enjoy too.
The Language of Things

The Language of Things

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We live in a world drowning in objects, but what do they tell us about ourselves? An examination of the history of our relationship with designed objects.
The Kinfolk Table: Reciped for Small Gatherings

The Kinfolk Table: Reciped for Small Gatherings

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The Kinfolk Table profiles 45 tastemakers who are cooking and entertaining in a way that is beautiful, uncomplicated, and inexpensive. Each of these home cooks—artisans, bloggers, chefs, writers, bakers, crafters—has provided one to three of the recipes they most love to share with others, whether they be simple breakfasts for two, one-pot dinners for six, or a perfectly composed sandwich for a solo picnic. The book reflects a desire to go back to simpler times; to take a break from our busy lives; to build a community around a shared sensibility; and to foster the endless and energizing magic that results from sharing a meal with good friends.
Hadid. Complete Works 1979 - 2013

Hadid. Complete Works 1979 - 2013

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Zaha Hadid is a wildly controversial architect whose work remained largely unbuilt for years, despite awards and critical acclaim. In the past decade, Hadid has risen to fame and completed numerous structures like the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati, the Glasgow Riverside Museum, and the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum in Michigan. With her audacious, futuristic designs, Hadid now ranks among the elite of world architecture. This immense monograph covers her complete works to date.
Frank Pick's London: Art, Design and the Modern City

Frank Pick's London: Art, Design and the Modern City

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As managing director of the London Underground in the 1920s and the first chief executive of London Transport, Frank Pick (1878-1941), had more influence on the look of twentieth century London than any other individual. Frank Pick's London offers a unique overview of Pick's passionate belief in the social and civic value of applied art and design and its impact on London.
Fifty Dresses That Changed the World

Fifty Dresses That Changed the World

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The top 50 dresses that have made a substantial impact in the world of British design today. From the 1915 Delphos Pleated dress to Hussein Chalayan's 2007 LED dress.
Everyone is Creative

Everyone is Creative

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Everyone is Creative is a book about the power of creativity and how it can transform your life. Michael Atavar guides you through the process of creativity – where to begin, what to look at and how to develop your unique way of seeing.
Eames: Beautiful Details

Eames: Beautiful Details

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Designing Patterns: For Decoration, Fashion and Graphics Designing Patterns: For Decoration, Fashion and Graphics

Designing Patterns: For Decoration, Fashion and Graphics

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A practical guide to the ins and outs of pattern design complete with CD featuring templates for experimentation by beginners and professionals alike. Readers are shown how to use the most common techniques for creating patterns and the best ways to combine colors and forms by one of Scandinavia’s leading pattern designers.  
Confessions of an Advertising Man

Confessions of an Advertising Man

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Regarded as the father of modern advertising David Ogilvy created some of the most memorable advertising campaigns that set the standard for others to follow. Ogilvy was also an expert in management. If you aspire to be a good manager in any kind of business then this is a must read. Confessions of an Advertising Man is the distillation of all the successful Ogilvy concepts, tactics and techniques.        
B is for Bauhaus

B is for Bauhaus

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This book is not a dictionary, though it tells you all you need know about everything from Authenticity to Zips. An essential tool kit for understanding the world around us. A book about the modern world of fashion, technology, design and art. Written by Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum.  
A Logo For London

A Logo For London

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The London Transport bar and circle – also known as the bulls-eye or roundel – is an icon of commercial design. This fascinating book charts the history and development of the symbol from the early 20th century to the present day.
101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

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From the basics of 'How to Draw a Line' to the complexities of color theory, this book expresses in clear and simple language things that tend to be murky and abstruse in the classroom. These 101 concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation provide a much-needed primer in architectural literacy, making concrete what too often is left nebulous or open-ended in the architecture curriculum.
Young Frank, Architect

Young Frank, Architect

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This whimsical children’s book by award-winning author and illustrator Frank Viva explores MoMA's collection. A great introduction to MoMA’s diverse architecture and design collection. An inspiration for budding architects as well as a lesson for those who think they’ve seen everything. Ages three to eight.
Velo - 2nd Gear: Bicycle Culture and Style Velo - 2nd Gear: Bicycle Culture and Style

Velo - 2nd Gear: Bicycle Culture and Style

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Choosing to ride a particular bike conveys an attitude and a way of life. Velo - 2nd Gear illuminates and celebrates contemporary bicycle culture’s diverse scenes. The book introduces coveted manufacturers, specialized boutiques, and historical tours. It also explains how each bike-related scene cultivates its own distinct codes through the choice of certain frames, jerseys, caps, or bags or by visiting specific events or key establishments. In doing so, the book shows why, for more and more people, bicycles have now replaced cars as the vehicles that best express their identity.
The Edifice Complex: The Architecture of Power

The Edifice Complex: The Architecture of Power

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The Edifice Complex explores the intimate and inextricable relationship between power, money and architecture in the twentieth century. How and why have presidents, prime ministers, mayors, millionaires and bishops come to share such a fascination with grand designs? From Blair to Mitterrand, from Hitler to Stalin to Saddam Hussein, architecture has become an end in itself, as well as a means to an end. This is a book of genuine timeliness, throwing new light on the motivations of the rich and powerful around the world - and on the ways they seek to affect us.
Redesigning Leadership (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life)

Redesigning Leadership (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life)

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Hello, My Name is Paul Smith: Fashion and Other Stories

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith: Fashion and Other Stories

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This handsome volume celebrates over forty years of the playful and trendsetting English fashion brand and retailer Paul Smith. Published in association with the Design Museum, this volume celebrates not only the line’s fashion history, collections, and collaborations but also the inspirations and obsessions that have helped to transform a small bedroom-sized shop into an innovative global forum for culture and style.
Oh No, George!

Oh No, George!

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It's hard work being good all the time. And it's especially hard for a dog like George. Chris Haughton's distinctive artwork perfectly accompanies the innocent charm of affable George, a dog trying to be good – with hilarious results. Harris is off to do some shopping. "Will you be good, George?" he asks. George hopes he can. He really wants to ... but chocolate cake is just so very delicious and he does love to chase cat... What will George do now?
Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970s

Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970s

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The Design Museum and fashion guru Paula Reed present Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970s The most exciting, influential and definitive looks of one of the most significant decades in fashion From Bianca Jagger in Halston and Diane Von Furstenberg's first wrap dress 112 pages Dimensions: 15.9 x 1.6 x 21.9cm
Fifty Bicycles That Changed The World

Fifty Bicycles That Changed The World

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The Design Museum brings you the 50 most important, pivotal bicycles from around the world. From the penny-farthing to high-performance cycles, conceptual bikes to practical run-arounds.
Copywriting: Successful Writing for Design, Advertising and Marketing

Copywriting: Successful Writing for Design, Advertising and Marketing

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Copywriting, Second Edition takes you through step-by-step processes that can help you to write content quickly and effectively. Teaches the art of writing great copy for digital media, branding, advertising, direct marketing, retailing, catalogues, company magazines and internal communications.
A Bit Lost

A Bit Lost

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Chris Haughton's heart-warming story of a little lost owl is now in a gorgeous board book edition. Little Owl must be more careful when he is sleeping... Uh-oh! He has fallen from his nest, and with a bump he lands on the ground. Where is his mummy? With the earnest assistance of his new friend Squirrel, Little Owl sets off in search of her, and meets a sequence of other animals. Yet while one might have his mummy's BIG EYES, and another her POINTY EARS, they are simply not her. Chris Haughton's striking colour illustrations follow Little Owl on his quest. Which of his new friends will lead him back to his mummy?
100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design

100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design

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100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined graphic design, and how those ideas have manifested themselves in objects of design. The 100 entries, arranged broadly in chronological order, range from technical; to stylistic; to objects; and methods. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on graphic design and lavishly illustrated, the book is both a great source of inspiration and a provocative record of some of the best examples of graphic design from the last hundred years.
100 Ideas that Changed Architecture

100 Ideas that Changed Architecture

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An inspiring book that chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Entertainingly written by an expert on architecture, 100 Ideas that Changed Architecture provides a concise history of the subject, and offers a fascinating resource to dip into for the general reader. Arranged in a broadly chronological order, the ideas are presented through fascinating text and arresting visuals, exploring when each idea first evolved and the subsequent impact it has had up to the present day.
Pina Three Cup Espresso Coffee Maker

Pina Three Cup Espresso Coffee Maker

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A simple, practical and elegant coffee maker. 'Pina' is the first design in Alessi's catalogue from Piero Lissoni, the authoritative Italian minimalist. Polished aluminium casting. Handle in bakelite. 9.5 cm x 12.5 cm 150 ml capacity
DavidDavid Monochrome French Riviera Print Umbrella

DavidDavid Monochrome French Riviera Print Umbrella

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DavidDavid’s French Riviera print decorates this premium double canopy umbrella Maple wood combined handle and shaft Manual opening Black reinforced steel fluted framework with a metal runner and protective printed fabric Grey inner canopy Customised stud fastening and runner
DavidDavid Check Print Umbrella

DavidDavid Check Print Umbrella

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DavidDavid’s bold, geometric Check print decorates this premium double canopy umbrella Maple wood combined handle and shaft Manual opening Black reinforced steel fluted framework with a metal runner and protective printed fabric Grey inner canopy Customised stud fastening and runner
DavidDavid Arrow Print Umbrella

DavidDavid Arrow Print Umbrella

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DavidDavid’s bold, geometric Arrow print decorates this premium double canopy umbrella Maple wood combined handle and shaft Manual opening Black reinforced steel fluted framework with a metal runner and protective printed fabric Grey inner canopy Customised stud fastening and runner
Juicy Salif

Juicy Salif

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The Juicy Salif Citrus Squeezer, a truly iconic object and symbol not only of Philippe Starck but of Alessi itself. The design was sketched by Starck during a holiday by the sea in Italy, on a pizzeria napkin.  
Anna G. Bottle Opener

Anna G. Bottle Opener

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One of Alessi's best sellers since it was first produced in 1994, the Anna G. corkscrew is a tongue-in-cheek homage to a real woman. Her smiling face has become something of a cult figure over the years, giving birth (so to speak) to a rich family of objects for the table and kitchen in a wide range of materials.
Kivi Votive - Warm Colours Kivi Votive - Warm Colours

Kivi Votive - Warm Colours

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Glass votive, designed by Heikki Orvola for Iittala.
Kivi Votive - Frosted

Kivi Votive - Frosted

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Glass votive, designed by Heikki Orvola for Iittala.
Eames House of Cards - Original Eames House of Cards - Original

Eames House of Cards - Original

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Charles and Ray Eames designed House of Cards in the 1950s These picture card decks have become universal favorites Each card shows a different object, all of which Charles and Ray refer to as 'the good stuff', selected to celebrate 'familiar and nostalgic objects from the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms.' The six slots on each card enable the player to interlock the cards so as to build structures of myriad shapes and sizes Materials: cardboard FSC certified Original - 54 cards Medium - 32 cards Card dimensions:Original 9.5 x 5.7cmMedium 11.5 x 16.5cm

Eames House of Cards - Original

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Sola - Coffee Filter Holder Sola - Coffee Filter Holder

Sola - Coffee Filter Holder

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Pressed birch plywood coffee filter holder.
Kapu - Coffee Scoop and Bag Closer Kapu - Coffee Scoop and Bag Closer

Kapu - Coffee Scoop and Bag Closer

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A coffee-lover's best friend. Measure coffee with the scoop. Close the bag tightly using the peg.
Eames House of Cards - Giant Eames House of Cards - Giant

Eames House of Cards - Giant

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Charles and Ray Eames designed the Giant House of Cards in 1953 in continuation of the beloved original deck created the year before. Each card shows a different object, all of which Charles and Ray refer to as 'the good stuff', selected to celebrate 'familiar and nostalgic objects from the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms.' This is the largest in size of the entire House of Cards series, allowing you to build dynamic, ceiling-high structures. The six slots on each card enable the player to interlock the cards so as to build structures of myriad shapes and sizes. 20 cards.

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