Design books and magazines

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.
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.
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  
Coco

Coco

£19.95

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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

Coco

£19.95
B is for Bauhaus

B is for Bauhaus

£12.99

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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
Pantone: 35 Inspirational Colour Palettes for the Home

Pantone: 35 Inspirational Colour Palettes for the Home

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Pantone is the world-renowned authority on colour This handy fan deck takes the guesswork out of using colour in bold and innovative new ways Selected specifically for décor, these palettes are perfect for colour coordinating every room in the house Cards, 37 pages Weight: 260g Dimensions: 12.1 x 2.5 x 15.9cm
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 Written by Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum
GQ magazine collector's edition - November 2017

GQ magazine collector's edition - November 2017

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British GQ magazine collector's edition exclusive to the Design Museum to mark the forthcoming exhibition Ferrari: Under the Skin This limited edition of GQ sports an exclusive cover and a feature about the exhibition 308 pages Dimensions: 22.1 x 28.5 x 1.1cm

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