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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.
MAD works MAD architects

MAD works MAD architects

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A complete overview of the most important contemporary architecture practice ever to have emerged from China It documents the buildings of the MAD architects and traces the development of their ideas through associated practice including art, research, and exhibition projects MAD works is illustrated with photographs, architectural drawings, and 3D visualisations to explore their works, unbuilt projects, and future ideas Dimensions: 25 x 29cm 240 pages
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Issey Miyake Issey Miyake

Issey Miyake

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This book presents a definitive history of Miyake's clothes offers expert insight into the designer's vision and daring. It looks at the texture - driven originality of Miyake's materials and techniques from the very earliest days of his career before establishing the Miyake Design Studio. Featured within are stunning photographs which capture his clothes in their particular quotidian originality, including a breathtaking shoot in Iceland. A complete chronology of Miyake's work, unprecedented personal profile as well as a look at the ambition and inspirations that have driven his repertoire.  A must - have book for designers, students, and fashion devotees - a timeless tribute to one of the most innovative makers of our age.  512 pages
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.
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 Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

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Both a practical guide and a great source of inspiration, this book presents the interiors, furniture, and locations you need to know about along with portraits of the people who can make it happen Most architecture and interior books show houses polished to perfection, manicured to the extent that it is hard to imagine anybody actually lives there: they seem to miss the point that homes are meant to be inhabited A handbook for making a home that will stand the test of time; take knocks and scuffs in its stride; and where lives can unfold, children grow up, and dogs run wild Hardback 402 pages 1.7kg Dimensions: 20.3 x 26.9 x 3.3cm
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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.
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
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  
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. 
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.
100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings 100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings

100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings

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This two-volume book highlights the best work done in concrete of recent years. Concrete is actually a name applied to a remarkably wide range of building substances, and, when properly handled, is one of the noble materials of contemporary architecture. A kind of 'liquid stone' at the outset, concrete is malleable, durable, and capable of prodigious feats of engineering. The book includes such stars as Zaha Hadid, Herzog and de Meuron, and Steven Holl, but also surprising new architects like the Russians SPEECH, and rising stars of the international scene like Rudy Ricciotti from France, as well as artists such as James Turrell, who turned the famous concrete spiral of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim in New York into the setting of one of his most remarkable pieces.  
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.
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
I Don't Have A Favourite Colour: Creating the Vitra Colour & Material Library I Don't Have A Favourite Colour: Creating the Vitra Colour & Material Library

I Don't Have A Favourite Colour: Creating the Vitra Colour & Material Library

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A vibrant lesson in the interaction between facades and surfaces Ten years ago, designer Hella began research for the Swiss company to study the properties and possibilities of colours, textures, finishes and materials. The long - term project is dedicated to the establishment and further development of an intelligent system of colours, materials and textiles Helps to create inspiring environments in offices, homes and public spaces This book describes the method of research and the application of results Hardback 152 pages
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.
PATTERNITY: A New Way of Seeing

PATTERNITY: A New Way of Seeing

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In this inspirational collection of photography and essays, pattern pioneers PATTERNITY offer an entirely new way of viewing the world around us. Pattern is everywhere we go and in everything we do. We wear patterns, we walk over them, we even eat, drink and think them but it's unlikely they demand too much of our attention. Innovative creative and cultural organization PATTERNITY exists to look beyond the mundane forms that we see every day to find the hidden beauty in the underlying patterns that normally pass us by. A source of endless inspiration and innovation, this uniquely curated book will open your eyes anew. Hardback | 224 pages
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Chairs: 1000 Masterpieces of Modern Design

Chairs: 1000 Masterpieces of Modern Design

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The renowned authorities on the subject of chair design, Charlotte and Peter Fiell, showcase over 1,000 chairs by some of world's greatest designers. From Alvar Aalto to Marco Zanuso, this comprehensive work traces the fascinating history of the modern chair and explains why it has become such an important cultural phenomenon. Paperback: 768 pages Language: English Product Dimensions: 17.9 x 5.1 x 22.5 cm
Concrete

Concrete

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A visual exploration of the aesthetics of concrete architecture through 180 structures, from ancient Rome to the present day. Collating fascinating and beautiful concrete buildings by some of the most celebrated architects of the last century, it features familiar projects from Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright alongside work from some of the leading lights of contemporary architecture including Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron. Arranged to promote comparison and discussion, the selected projects take the reader on a global tour of inspiring and intriguing structures: a German skatepark sits beside an Italian rooftop test track, a Japanese crematorium alongside a Portuguese swimming pool and a Brazilian government building next to a Chinese opera. Dimensions: 26.2 x 29.5 x 3cm Hardback, 240 pages Weight: 2 kg

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Ettore Sottsass and the Poetry of Things Ettore Sottsass and the Poetry of Things

Ettore Sottsass and the Poetry of Things

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The incredible life story of one of the 20th century’s most important designers, who knew everyone from Hemingway to Picasso. Features anecdotes of his encounters with the biggest creatives of the time, and details of his influences and inspirations, documenting the contemporary design scene both in Italy and abroad. 
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.  
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Bruno Munari: Square, Circle, Triangle

Bruno Munari: Square, Circle, Triangle

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Bruno Munari uses examples from ancient Greece and Egypt, as well as works by Le Corbusier and Alvar Aalto. He invests the three shapes with specific qualities: the circle relates to the divine, the square signifies safety and enclosure, and the triangle provides a key connective form for designers.  Munari was one of the great designers of the 20th century who contributed to the fields of sculpture, painting, design and photography. This book is sure to catch the eye of Munari fans, as well as introduce his theories to new audiences as he has a wide following within the graphic design and art - world communities.  Paperback, 280 pages.
Vestoj Magazine Issue No.7 - On Masculinities

Vestoj Magazine Issue No.7 - On Masculinities

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On Masculinities uses prose, essays, interviews and visuals, to debate what it means to be male, the link between garments and gender, the crisis in masculinity, the new man, gender in flux and more The cover features the striking Cerne Abbas Giant hill figure Some of the highlights from this issue of Vestoj Magazine cinlude an interview with Grayson Perry, a photo essay by Wolfgang Tilmans and a fiction piece from Mark Twain Vestoj magazine is a forum where academia, the museum world and the fashion industry can work together and with active communication It writes about the cultural phenomenon that is fashion in a manner that opens up for dialogue between theory and practice Vestoj works to raise awareness for fashion as a cultural phenomena and field of research to cultivate an even greater understanding for the discipline They aim to encourage and champion the critical and independent voice within fashion as well as absolute creative freedom This annual journal is published in Paris under the patronage of the London College of Fashion
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.
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What Do Grown Ups Do All Day? What Do Grown Ups Do All Day?

What Do Grown Ups Do All Day?

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Featuring more than one hundred jobs and fifteen busy scenes, such as farm, hospital and school, this book gives children a fascinating insight into what grown - ups do all day.  The child through reading can explore diverse work places as well as find out what each job role entails.  The book is packed with detailed scenes and information making this a sure-fire instant classic. 64 pages.  Hardback.
Toast: The Cookbook Toast: The Cookbook

Toast: The Cookbook

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

DESTINATION Copenhague

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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
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. 
Uppercase Uppercase

Uppercase

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Uppercase is a magazine for the creative and curious. The magazine publishes content inspired by design, typography, illustration and craft. It celebrates the process of making, the commitment to craft and the art of living creatively.  Much of the written content, photography and illustration is provided by subscribers or submissions from the social media circle. 

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Desitination Helsinki Desitination Helsinki

Desitination Helsinki

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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 Soft cover 80 pages  Dimensions: 13 x 19cm  Texts French/English
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Interaction of Color: 50th Anniversary Edition Interaction of Color: 50th Anniversary Edition

Interaction of Color: 50th Anniversary Edition

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This book is a masterwork in art education This influential book presents Albers singular explanation of complex colour theory principles, making it a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors and students With a selection of close to sixty colour studies alongside Albers text, it also demonstrates principles of colour relativity, intensity, temperature, vibrating and vanishing boundaries, illusion of transparency and reversed ground Celebration of longevity and unique authority of Albers contribution, this book will find new audiences in studios and classrooms around the world Paperback 192 pages Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.5 x 23.4cm
Open House Magazine Open House Magazine

Open House Magazine

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Open house magazine looks to creative, bright people from around the world that open their homes or their private spaces to the public, to make different activities about gastronomy, art and design. It is filled with beautiful photography and interesting interviews of people who open special places around the world for readers to visit. A guided to their secret loved places as well as some favourite recipes. 
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A short book about Art A short book about Art

A short book about Art

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This illuminating and lively book provides authoritative answers to the key questions about how art is made, interpreted and displayed.  Deliberately avoiding unnecessary jargon the book offers an unusually accessible route to new ways of thinking about the creative drive of individual artists and their relationships with their work.  Includes fresh comparisons between works of art form different cultures and periods, from cave paintings to contemporary multi- media work.  It is an ideal companion for anyone who wants to learn about art without a dictionary in their hands.  Paperback, 192 pages.
Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed The World

Fifty Modern Buildings That Changed The World

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

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