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Grace the American Vogue years

Grace the American Vogue years

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The second and final volume of collected works by Vogue editor and international fashion icon Grace Coddington. Showcasing the last fifteen years of work by Grace Coddington, as well as her collaborations with seventeen master photographers. A compilation celebrating Coddington's most beloved and iconic fashion stories. Dimensions Hardback L 27.3 cm x H 35.3 cm 408 pages
Going once: 250 years of culture, taste and collections at Christie's

Going once: 250 years of culture, taste and collections at Christie's

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A celebration of evolving taste, told through the stories behind 250 objects sold by the world’s largest auction house. During its history the auction house Christie's has sold has sold the personal possessions of  historical figures such as artists Picasso and Leonardo da Vinci as well as Marilyn Monroe, Yves Saint Laurent, and Princess Diana. Going once brings to life the shifts in aesthetic trends, fashion, and design over the centuries, showcasing 250 of the most outstanding objects in its storied history. Dimensions Hardback L 17.2 cm x H 24.5 cm 496 pages
Frieze A to Z of contemporary art

Frieze A to Z of contemporary art

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The ultimate guide to 25 years of contemporary art, seen through the world's leading contemporary art magazine. Charts the dynamic, changing landscape of the contemporary art and culture of the past quarter century. Frieze presents a collection of over fifty engaging highlights featuring artist interviews; essays on subjects on museums, photography, pre-historic art and television. Also, contains think pieces on broader cultural topics, such as fame, gentrification, nostalgia, and style. Dimensions L 16.5 cm x H 24 cm 352 pages
China the cookbook

China the cookbook

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A definitive cookbook bible of the world’s most popular and oldest cuisine. Featuring more than 650 recipes for delicious and authentic Chinese dishes for the home. Gives an insight into the history of the cuisine through recipes from the 33 regions and sub-regions. Popular Chinese staples are celebrated as well as special selections from star chefs from around the world. Dimensions L 18 cm x H 27 cm 720 pages
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie

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A complete book of nautical codes and the first reference guide to signal flags for children. A visual reference that is an introduction maritime communication through nautical flags, along with morse code, the phonetic alphabet, and semaphore signalling. Maritime signal flags were developed in the 19th century and are still used for communication between ships and with shore. Each boldly coloured flag presented stands for a letter and a phrase relevant to seafaring. Alpha, Bravo, Charlie gives the ability to code and decode personal messages. Suitable for ages six to eight years. Dimensions L 27.9 cm x H 22.9 cm 120 pages
Oh, naughty me! Oh, naughty me!

Oh, naughty me!

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Activity book by Julie Verley and Alexandra Butruille for Minus Anarchic activities to pursue within the safety of a book. Say rude words, stick gum under chairs, keep track of things your parents do, but it all stays inside the book! 40 pages Paperback 10.5 cm x 15 cm For ages 5+
My Life in Design Sir Terence Conran

My Life in Design Sir Terence Conran

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Terence Conran tells the story of the Conran brand over the last 60 years. A diverse, remarkable career including the founding of Habitat, The Design Museum and his own extensive work in product design, furniture, catalogues and books. Forward by Thomas Heatherwick, featuring more than 400 photographs and drawings. Hardback | 264 pages
Product and Furniture Design (the Manufacturing Guides)

Product and Furniture Design (the Manufacturing Guides)

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Know Your Onions Web Design: Jet Propel Yourself into the Driving Seat of a Top-Class Web Designer and Hurtle towards Creative Stardom

Know Your Onions Web Design: Jet Propel Yourself into the Driving Seat of a Top-Class Web Designer and Hurtle towards Creative Stardom

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Hadmade Type Workshop: Techniques for Creating Original Characters and Digital Fonts

Hadmade Type Workshop: Techniques for Creating Original Characters and Digital Fonts

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Studio Olafur Eliasson: The Kitchen

Studio Olafur Eliasson: The Kitchen

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This book celebrates the communal spirit of cooking and creativity by one of today's most internationally recognised artists; Olafur Eliasson. This cookbook contains over 100 vegetarian recipes from his studio kitchen. He encourages creative process through communal lunch and it is the recipes included within this book that served as nourishment and a source of inspiration every day for his staff. This book portrays the idea that cooking and eating together creates a daily connection of which inspires. Hardback, 368 pages 789 g, 19 x 25.5 x 3.5 cm
Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work better

Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work better

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This pays tribute to an artistic partnership of more than a 30 years. Richly illustrated it explores their acclaimed and influential body of work, known for its sly humour and profound meditations on the everyday. They celebrated the sheer triviality of everyday existence, observing the world with bemused detachment. This book shows their often humorous works offers a sustained reflection on the intertwined strands of leisure, productivity and playful absurdity that shape our lives. Their work explores the poetics of banality through photography, videos, slide projections, films, books, sculptures and multi media installations. Hardcover, 400 pages 1.5 kg, 20.5 x 24 x 3.3 cm
British Design from 1948

British Design from 1948

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This visually stunning book, created for a major V&A exhibition, celebrates the best of British design from 1948 to today. Essays by leading curators as well as pieces by key designers - including Peter Saville, Barbara Hulanicki, Paul Smith, and Tom Dixon - build a comprehensive survey of more than 400 of the finest examples design from the period.  From works commissioned for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II to the globally influential, and very British, counterculture, included here are works created for the 1960s boutiques of Mary Quant and Ossie Clark through the club cultures of punk, the new Romantics, and rave. 24.7 x 3 x 28.7 cm
Marc Newson XXL

Marc Newson XXL

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Marc Newson has designed chairs, restaurants, boutiques, cars, planes and even a spaceship. From mass produced objects to limited edition furniture to fashion, Newson has blurred boundaries, mapped new territories and made himself an international superstar. This book contains Newson's works to date, from early designs through to designs of household objects and large scale projects. Encyclopedia style entries chronologically categorised, in - depth case studies, visual index cataloguing and exclusive interview.  Hardcover.
London Every Day

London Every Day

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Arranged by season, this book is a personal perspective and an eclectic mix of photographer Andrea Hamilton's images, ideas, favourite quotations and reminiscences as well as contributions from a host of famous Londoners.  Andrea never leaves the home without a half decent camera, documenting the daily life of the city and its people. Offers a complete cross section of the social spectrum from Her Majesty The Queen to the homeless and not just the London of the tourist guide book. This wonderful mosaic of everyday life in London will lead the reader to explore the city anew.  Hardback.
100 Designs for a Modern World

100 Designs for a Modern World

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A curated overview of the most influential pieces of modern industrial design from 1900 to the present day by Penny Sparke and George R. Kraviss II Industrial design has played a major role in shaping society and the everyday objects used for living, working and travelling An accessible but authoritative introduction to the field and a source of inspiration for collectors and enthusiasts of modern industrial design Presents exceptionally designed objects: chairs, radios, irons, textiles, posters, and other graphic designs 176 pages Hardback
Animal Logo Animal Logo

Animal Logo

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The book is a collection of categorised animal logos and symbols from around the world. It contains 266 logos from some of the world's greatest designers and companies such as; Total Identity, Lance Wyman, Stockholm Design Lab, Stefan Kanchev and many more.  132 pages. Paperback
London Design Guide fourth edition

London Design Guide fourth edition

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The only definitive guide to the capital's thriving design scene. Within the guide 150 hotspots are compiled and reviewed, from galleries of Mayfair to vintage clusters of Hackney and the ever - evolving creative hub of Shoreditch.  Showcases the diversity of design destinations across the city and the people that make them happen. Author Max Fraser is a design commentator whose work broadens the conversation around contemporary design. Fraser is the founder of Spotlight Press, an independent imprint that publishes London Design Guide and other titles. Paperback.
Drop Caps: 100 Postcards Card Book Drop Caps: 100 Postcards Card Book

Drop Caps: 100 Postcards Card Book

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An A-Z of good design, this is an alphabetically oriented set of 100 postcards. The set features the best hand - drawn letters from Daily Drop Cap, Jessica Hische popular typography website. The highly illustrative letters and bright colours make these cards uniquely personal to send in the post or as part of a display. 50 designs repeated twice.
Marimekko: In Patterns Marimekko: In Patterns

Marimekko: In Patterns

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Finnish design brand Marimekko is internationally beloved with their patterns gracing home decor, accessories and apparel. The brand has informed and influenced tastemakers worldwide for over half a century. With photographs and prints both classic and new, this volume offers a behind - the - scenes tour of the brand's creative process. Features 1950s pioneers to 21st century masters that have shaped the company's heritage. Page after page of gorgeous design and sketches this book is sure to enchant anyone with interest in fashion or art. Paperback.
Alexander Girard

Alexander Girard

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Renowned designer Todd Oldham and Kiera Coffee have created this monograph on designer Alexander Girard. This book covers virtually every aspect of his distinctive career as one of the most prolific and versatile mid - 20th century designers. Girard's work included textile design, graphic design, illustration, typography, interior design, furniture design, exhibit design, product design and architecture. A must - have book on Girard that has been exhaustively researched and lovingly assembled. Girard's work has inspired new generations of designers and this book is the ultimate tribute to his legacy.  Hardback, 672 pages.
My First Book of Letters

My First Book of Letters

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This enchanting book introduces children to learning letters. It features thirty engaging games with activities that involve colour, classification, counting, recognition, searching and more. Also, features a double spread of stickers. A beautifully designed book that forms a part of a collection to both educate and entertain children of three and over. Paperback, 32 pages.
Wallpaper* City Guide Rio De Janeiro

Wallpaper* City Guide Rio De Janeiro

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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.  Paperback.
Otl Aicher

Otl Aicher

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The first monograph on German graphic designer and educator Otl Aicher. He was an internationally acclaimed graphic designer and educator, renowned for his corporate identity work, visual communication systems and typography. He emerged as an influential innovator in the field of visual communication, keenly informed by a strong sense of politics, social responsibility and theology.  Aicher promoted forthright communication through simple, elegant, elemental presentation.  This book features extensive illustrations from private archives, museums and Aicher's estate.  Hardback, 240 pages 1.5 kg, 25.3 x 29.1 x 2.7 cm

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Coco

Coco

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100 of most exciting new chefs and restaurants around the world are selected in this book as part of Phaidon's 10 x 10 series. From Singapore to New York, Stockholm to Surrey, Hong Kong to Paris, these chefs are pushing their craft to new heights and are now receiving attention for their standard of cooking.  The book presents the chefs sample menus, signature recipes, favourite ingredients, and photographs of the chefs at work.  Hardback, 448 pages.

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Eero Saarinen Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen

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Eero Saarinen was one of the world's most celebrated architects at the time of his tragic death at the age of 51 This volume is the most thorough monograph to be published to date on Eero Saarinen and the first major publication on the architect in 40 years Organised into 14 chapters chronologically, it traces Saarinen's life and career from his childhood in Finland through the collaboration with his father, to his iconic airport projects of the 1960s Documenting more than sixty commissions and competitions with approximately 300 including period photography by renowned architectural photographers, such as Ezra Stoller and Harvey Croze A great book examining how Saarinen was perceived in the past as well as the present with rarely seen sketches and plans Paperback 250 pages
Architecture Words 1: Supercritical Peter Eisenman and Rem Koolhaas

Architecture Words 1: Supercritical Peter Eisenman and Rem Koolhaas

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A new series with emphasis on the written word as a basis for critical debate by contemporary architects and theorists Based on an evening of conversation at the AA bookshop in 2006 Each architect states his views about the terms of architecture, including its theories and relationship to the city and other forms of critical and cultural practice.  Responses from the audience follows filtered through a moderated debate Paperback 160 pages
Fantastic Man Fantastic Man

Fantastic Man

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Charismatic, trendsetting and compelling, 69 of the world's most influential and creative men presented by cult style-bible 'Fantastic Man' This publication celebrates the 10 year anniversary of the magazine Featuring some of today's biggest male celebrities, including Tom Ford and David Beckham Photography is provided by renowned photographers such as Bruce Weber and Wolfgang Tillmans Hardback 572 pages Dimensions: 18.4 x 25.4 x 5.4cm Weight: 1.3 kg
Achille Castiglioni

Achille Castiglioni

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A detailed study of one of the most important and prolific designers of the twentieth century This comprehensive monograph is the only detailed study of his remarkable career and includes a catalogue of his complete works of architecture and exhibition, interior and product design This book discusses Castiglioni's wide range of diverse projects including the spatial design work that dominated his early career as well as late The book contains more than 800 photographs and drawings which does full justice to his designs that won eight prestigious Compasso d'Oro prizes Paperback, 480 pages 2.7 kg Dimensions: 25.4 x 27.9 x 4.4cm  
Alphadoodler activity book

Alphadoodler activity book

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Alphadoodler is an electrifying activity book that brings letters to life. Developed by award winning graphic designer Jan Bajtlik the book invites children to take an anarchic approach to the alphabet for their own creative expression. Packed with activities for children to draw, scribble, cut, stick, paint and design. The letters are camouflaged in various settings including a messy bedroom and skiiing down a mountain as well as morphed into creepy crawlies, skyscrapers and ghost letters. The letters being something that has been brought to life will excite children and inspire their imagination whilst learning. Paperback, 156 pages.
Art Photography Art Photography

Art Photography

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The last few decades have seen a huge growth in interest in photography, with Art photography now recognised as central to the development of modern and contemporary art.  Within this book David Bate introduces the major themes from the earliest days of photography in the 1830s to the present day. The reader is able to examine the many ways in which photography and art have intersected. Art photography has become global, vibrant and diverse and this is shown from pictorialism and documentary to archives, narratives and conceptual uses of photography.  This is an essential introductory guide from one of the leading writers in the field for students, gallery-goers and all those interested in photography. Paperback, 160 pages.
Information is Beautiful Information is Beautiful

Information is Beautiful

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A visual guide to the way the world really works. Every day, every hour, every minute we are bombarded by information - from television, from newspapers, from the internet and perhaps we get lost within it all. This book contains visually stunning displays of information that blend the facts with their connections, their contexts and their relationships - making information meaningful, entertaining and beautiful. The book keeps text to a minimum using unique visuals with colour illustrations that are easy to flick through but intriguing. Hardback, 256 pages  1 kg, 19.4 x 25.2 x 2.6 cm
Hello Nature: Draw Collect Make and Grow Hello Nature: Draw Collect Make and Grow

Hello Nature: Draw Collect Make and Grow

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A new nature activity book that explores the natural world around us. The reader's very own nature scrapbook that is packed with fascinating facts and brilliant activities. Doodle, draw and colour in leaves, plants, butterflies and much more. The book will also teach how to make your own leaf prints, twig sculptures and mini beast hotels.  The beautiful, distinctive illustrations explore the weird and wonderful things you can find all around you. In the park, in the back garden or even sitting indoors! Paperback, 224 pages. 
DESTINATION Londres

DESTINATION Londres

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A travel book for contemporary and urban travellers. An immersion in daily life and an inspiring reading of the city across its atmospheres and inhabitants. The reader will be guided by pictures and around 30 addresses in order to discover the city differently.  Texts French/ English. Paperback, 80 pages. 
Life Hacks: Uncommon solutions to Common Problems Life Hacks: Uncommon solutions to Common Problems

Life Hacks: Uncommon solutions to Common Problems

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Life Hacks: A strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one's time and daily activities  in a more efficient way - Oxford English Dictionary. Life hacks contains over thirty solutions to everyday problems encountered in the home or out and about. Each life hack is demonstrated in a full colour photograph for easy reference for the reader. Hardback, 64 pages.
New Branding. Start me up! New Branding. Start me up!

New Branding. Start me up!

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Start me up! is a compendium of innovative corporate design for a new generation. This book is brimming with imaginative business ideas presenting brands that break away from stereotypes through their visual identities.  From the book the reader is shown that entrepreneurship is more personal than ever as it features outstanding work that results when young founders turn to creative agencies then turning their business ideas into personalised narratives through visual storytelling strategies. Little brand, big effect: Start me up! truly showcases the best in branding from around the world. Hardback, 256 pages. 
The Monocle Guide to Better Living

The Monocle Guide to Better Living

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The guide is original, informative, comprehensive and entertaining that is full of writing, reports and recommendations.  It is an upbeat survey of products and ideas that are built to treasure and last, it is not about glitz. Monocle is one of the most successful magazines to be developed in the past decade. The better living guide is an intelligent publication that continually inspires a global readership who are interested in everything from diplomacy to design.  This is their first ever book and it focuses on a core theme: how to live well. Hardback, 408 pages. 
The Still Life

The Still Life

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This book showcases the evolution of this age - old genre in striking product portraiture by some of today's most imaginative photographers, stylists and designers. Still life has been making a speedy comeback onto contemporary platforms - from glossy magazines to Instagram feeds. The book showcases the new directions in product portraiture by the best in photography, styling and design. Still life staples such as fruit bowls are still seen in modern day arrangements, however are now presented alongside the latest fashion accessories or luxury gadgets showing the progression of still life.  Elaborate tabletops, collages, installations, and photographic illustrations which feature in The Still Life bridge the past and present making an inspiring visual read.  Hardback, 288 pages.
Design as Art Design as Art

Design as Art

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An illustrated journey into the artistic possibilities of modern design translated by Patrick Creagh and published as part of the 'Penguin on Design' series in Penguin Modern Classics. Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, he was described by Picasso as 'the new Leonardo'.  Munari insisted that design should be beautiful, functional and accessible.   It is within this book that his ideas are set out about visual, graphic and industrial design looking at how it plays a role in objects we use everyday. He turns his illuminating gaze to lamps, road signs, typography, advertising and more. This book will enlighten the reader to think; how do we see the world around us? Paperback, 224 pages
Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects

Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects

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World - renowned curator Hans Ulrich Obrist offers a unique opportunity to learn about the lives and creativity of the world leading artists.  Since the age of 19 Obrist has conducted ongoing conversations with the world's greatest living artists. Within this book he has selected 19 of the greatest figures and presents their conversations, offering the reader intimacy with the artists and insight into their creative processes.  The books explores the meaning of art and artists today, their varying approaches to creating, and a sense of how their thinking evolves over time.  Artists included are; David Hockney, Gilbert and George, Gerhard Richter, Louise Bourgeois, Rem Koolhaas and Oscar Niemeyer. A wonderful and unique book for those interested in modern art.  Paperback, 720 pages. 
Design Museum in a Box Design Museum in a Box

Design Museum in a Box

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One hundred iconic works of art and design, published to mark the museum's relaunch in Kensington The Design Museum is home to the visionaries that shape our lives and create our futures The museum spotlights era - defining designs in fashion, interiors, architecture, transport and technology This is a 'museum in a box' containing 100 world - famous designs, including the first apple computer, chairs by Eames and the iconic mini cooper Deyan Sudjic is the Director of The Design Museum, born in London and studied Architecture in Edinburgh. He has also worked as a critic, editor, curator and author Paperback 100 pages
Palette 02: Multicolour Palette 02: Multicolour

Palette 02: Multicolour

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Palette No. 2: Multicolour looks at the most engaging use of colour in design, packaging, fashion and architecture today. Shunning the use of singular colour, the harmonious use of multiple hues are displayed and discussed, presenting a veritable rainbow of striking images. Colours are increasingly being used as a powerful communication tool, and their striking presence conveys a variety of meanings which Multicolour displays in full. Looking at visual communication solutions based on a rich palette, Palette No.2: Multicolour amasses a hoard of identity systems, stationery, art direction, installations and environmental graphics that feature a blend of colours in one place. Through the colourful showcase, the title lends a striking perspective to what makes colour a practical and powerful tool to simplify ideas and catch people’s eyes from near and afar. Paperback: 256 pages Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 2 x 24.9 cm
Dotted Visuals: Polka Dots in Contemporary Graphic Design Dotted Visuals: Polka Dots in Contemporary Graphic Design

Dotted Visuals: Polka Dots in Contemporary Graphic Design

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Dotted Visuals selects the most innovative work of recent years featuring the humble polka dot in the fields of art, design and fashion. An elemental unit of design in the universe, the dot has an aesthetic appeal that is perhaps part instinctual and part referential as virtually everything found from the micro to the macro level is based on this simple form. Its prevalent presence in the fashion industry, graphic design and space design speaks volumes about its irreplaceable role in the creative world. The publication tries to illustrate the charm of dots by displaying brilliant graphic design projects from around the world. The projects featured stand out for their distinctly stylish traits and the designers’ imaginations and innovations. Spare yet elegant, its use continues to appeal to designers as a motif with broad applications for a variety of disciplines from fashion, to graphics, typography and space design. Isolated or in a crowd, black and white or in colour, indistinct or in sharp focus, the multiplicity of effects are endless. Spanning the globe, Dotted Visuals selects the most innovative work of recent years featuring the humble polka dot in the fields of art, design and fashion.
DESTINATION Paris DESTINATION Paris

DESTINATION Paris

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80 pages of images enhanced with forty addresses to plan your future trips, to remember your favourite holiday or to inspire yourself for new destinations! The books of travel photography in the Destination series are not travel guides but an invitation to travel! The Destination collection provides two series of contemporary books which provide photographic and inspirational reading The TRAVEL Destination books project us into the cities’ atmosphere and make us want to travel in order to discover places and meet exciting people Full color / Coated paper  Soft cover - 80 pages  13 x 19 cm  Texts French/English
CITIX60 - Paris CITIX60 - Paris

CITIX60 - Paris

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Cultural and taking pride in her rich history, Paris is a natural trendsetter for all things beautiful. Whether it’s a one-day stopover or a longer trip, CITIx60 Paris city guide is your inspirational guide to places that only insiders of the French capital know and go. The pocket-sized guide sports an artistic edge with a city map jacket drawn by Allan Deas as well as practical info essential for a satisfying trip. A unique collaboration with local creatives from selected cities, each CITIx60 City Guide points you to 60 hangouts loved by 60 stars of the cities’ creative scene, covering architecture, art spaces, shops and markets, eating and entertainment. All featured artists and designers are at the cutting edge of what’s on and when, and known for their accomplishments in fields across advertising, architecture and graphics, fashion, industry and food, music and publishing. Paperback: 132 pages Product Dimensions: 12.4 x 2.8 x 17.3 cm
CITIx60 - Berlin CITIx60 - Berlin

CITIx60 - Berlin

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Citix60 is a pocket-sized informative, handpicked list of local hot spots for travellers who are ready to lose themselves into the truest spirit of the world's most exhilarating design hubs. Focusing on urban life, each volume is a unique collaboration with 60 regional creatives who have distinctive tastes and vision in life and disciplines varying from music, design, architecture, advertising and food etc. Whether it's a one day stopover, or a week-long journey, CITIx60 is your inspirational sputnik. Paperback: 132 pages Language: English Product Dimensions: 12.4 x 2.8 x 17 cm
Strand Strand

Strand

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British artist and designer Stuart Haygarth gathers discarded or overlooked objects and elevates them into art. He makes exquisite designs and stunning installations out of common detritus and everyday waste. Yet his work is as much about the process of collecting and collating materials as it is the creation of value or beauty. For Strand – the Old English and Old German word for ‘beach’ – he walked the entire length of the English south coast, from Gravesend to Land’s End, picking up hundreds of man-made items left washed up on the shore. Combs, lighters and baby dolls, plastic balls, toys, containers and shoes were just some of the many objects he gathered on the 450-mile trip. Back in the studio, he categorised every item by type and colour before arranging them into precise compositions and photographing them. Displaying the formal rigour of the designer and the aesthetic eye of the artist, the resulting images seduce with their beauty and visual immediacy. The objects form an archive of sorts, a fragmented narrative of unknown people’s lives, as well as a material document of Haygarth’s journey. But his beautiful pictures tell another tale too: the story of our reckless pollution of the environment, for each of these manufactured objects has been thrown away and then carried by the world’s oceans and seas. They are the flotsam and jetsam of daily life. 128 pages Hardback 26 x 21 cm landscape 56 colour illustrations April 2016

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21st Century Design revised edition

21st Century Design revised edition

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A fully comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the contemporary design landscape, 21st Century Design guides the reader through the often bewildering array of contemporary movements, styles and trends and identifying the most important designers working in the world today as well as the projects that are pivot-points for the future of design. Intelligently and provocatively written, it places the contemporary scene in a historic framework and explores the cultural and technological forces shaping design now and in the future. The text explains the vigorous debates under way in - and between - areas including architecture, fashion, interiors and product design in a way that is accessible and engaging. The book includes both the avant-garde and mass-market ends of the design spectrum. Hardcover: 464 pages Publisher: Goodman-Fiell; Revised edition edition (10 Oct. 2013) Language: English Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 3.4 x 24.7 cm

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