Is Masculinity Toxic?
£12.95In the wake of the #MeToo movement and the upsurge in feminist and men's rights activism, traditional masculinity has become a topic of impassioned debate. But what exactly do we mean by 'masculinity' and in what ways can it be said to be harmful? This incisive volume evaluates modern masculinity's capacity for good against its potential for destruction Reviews evolving definitions of masculinity since the age of chivalry and examines our current expectations about men's behaviours, roles and responsibilities Reveals societal pressure on men to act aggressively, suppress emotion and be in control, and the impact of being a 'real man' on self and others
Is Masculinity Toxic?
£55.00The first monograph on fashion designer Prabal Gurung, packed with stories, design inspiration, and never-before-seen photographs In February 2017, Prabal Gurung ended his show with a parade of feminist tees featuring phrases like “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like,” “Voices for Choices,” and “We Will Not Be Silenced.” A year later, his collection took inspiration from two female-dominated Asian cultures Activism is built into designer Gurung’s ethos and the celebration of female empowerment serves as a constant focal point of his designs. He presents femininity with a bite, beauty with substance, and a diverse, inclusive world that is “Stronger in Colour.” Prabal Gurung offers a window into Gurung’s design process, and it is filled with inspiration, mood boards, sketches, runway shots, and photographs of the clothing from the last 10 years. The Prabal Gurung woman is modern, intelligent, elegant, assured, and socially responsible, and this book is a celebration of people of all ages, races, shapes, sizes, sexualities, and identities
What Shape Is Space?: A primer for the 21st century
£12.95What Shape is Space? is a question with surprisingly far-reaching implications for our understanding of the very nature of reality and our place within it. The concepts involved may be sophisticated, but Giles Sparrow's effortless prose style easily renders them understandable, allowing readers to get to grips with the overarching debates at the cutting edge of cosmology today Infographics, diagrams and astronomical visualisations illustrate and clarify the various astonishing implications of a universe of infinite space
What They Didn't Teach You in Art School: What you actually need to know to make a success in the industry
£15.99You have the artistic talent, but do you know how to make a success of it? Turning your passion into a career in the fiercly competitive art world means becoming your own finance, business, and marketing manager - as well as a researcher, curator and administrator From writing your first proposal to gaining gallery representation and dealing with the pressures of commercial success, this enlightening, no-nonsense book is your guide, providing all the advice, real-world experience, and inspiration you need to survive and thrive as a working artist
What They Didn't Teach You in Design School: What you actually need to know to make a success in the industry
£15.99A guide for designers, covering everything they need to know about building a successful career after graduating Learn how to make your design skills pay with this enlightening, engrossing, no-nonsense guide to visual creativity in the real world. Passing on the lessons of a lifetime in graphic design practice and education, Phil Cleaver shows you how to create the best portfolio, impress at interview, develop strong client relationships, and produce great work in the studio. Enriched with quotes and advice from some of the best and brightest in the industry, this book is where you will find out what they didn't teach you in design school
Will AI Replace Us?
£12.95The past sixty years have witnessed astonishing bursts of growth in the field of Artificial Intelligence - the science and computational technologies that teach machines to sense, learn, reason and take action AI is already changing our lives, in ways that benefit health, productivity and entertainment. Are we on the threshold of an AI-dominated world, in which humans will no longer be necessary?