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A fun, inspiring and practical guide to loveable interiors. In Things I Love, interiors stylist extraordinaire and author of Home Love Megan Morton inspires by example, sharing her infectious enthusiasm for the houses, people and design she loves. But it's also a book full of practical tips - from how to fold those pesky fitt... read more
This is an updated version of the enduring classic that first introduced the concept of "imperfect beauty" to the West. Text, images, and book design seamlessly meld into a wabi-sabi-like experience.
"Wabi-sabi is a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete . . .. . . wabi-sabi could even be called the "Ze... read more
This first ever monograph on highly influential Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata (1934-91) is a two-volume title presenting all of his compelling and idiosyncratic work for a diverse audience of designers and design enthusiasts who love Kuramata but will be surprised to discover the breadth and depth of his remarkable body of work.
Elegant, modern, subtle, and playful: the epitome of contemporary design from Japan that is also setting the tone for design's future on the global scene. There are few design studios worldwide that can deliver projects of such consistently high quality as the Japanese studio Nendo. Expertly melding architecture and interior,... read more
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"Encyclopedia of the Exquisite "is a lifestyle guide for the Francophile and the Anglomaniac, the gourmet and the style maven, the armchair traveler and the art lover. It's an homage to the esoteric world of glamour that doesn't require much spending but makes us feel rich. Taking a cue from the exotic encyclopedias of the si... read more
This is an optical opulence. This is an eye-popping book spectacle. Eyeglass designer Moss Lipow trawled eBay, auction houses, garage sales, and flea markets worldwide to amass glasses and photographs for his massive eyewear collection. This book, which traces eyewear's journey over the past millennium, features the best exam... read more
This book provides perspective and information of Apple's history and designs, explains the evolution of Apple's stores, draws parallels to the industrial design development, and much more. In addition, it features a beautiful layout and Apple product images from 1997-2011. If you are a design student it deserves a place on y... read more
Insiders' Tips on Your Favorite Design and How to Enjoy and Make Profit - Adam Lindemann's previous book for TASCHEN, "Collecting Contemporary," has been an unprecedented success, introducing the lay reader to collecting contemporary art, with tell-all interviews by the biggest players in the global art market. Where this boo... read more
This is the ultimate craft bible. From textile crafts to beadwork and soap making to glass work, "Craft" is the most comprehensive compendium on the market crammed with more than 50 contemporary projects and over 300 techniques for crafters of all abilities. Follow step-by-step photographs, simple text and advice on the tools... read more
The Designer Says will resemble a dinner party, with a graphic designer from the eighteenth century sitting next to one practicing today, or two contemporary designers talk to each other, complimenting, competing, disagreeing, Occasionally, a critic will add his or her two cents to the mix.
"Hello World" is Alice Rawsthorn's definitive guide to design and modern life. Design is one of the most powerful forces in our lives. When deployed wisely, it can bring us pleasure, choice, strength, decency and much more. But if its power is abused, the outcome can be wasteful, confusing, humiliating, even dangerous. None o... read more
Harry Seidler, a stylish, decisive and highly opinionated man, was a key figure in international modern architecture and in the establishment of post-war modern design in Australia. He emerged as Australia's preeminent architect, the man who effectively shaped the look of modern, urban Australia. While many know his buildin... read more
This book examines and celebrates more than thirty years of innovative work by Kerry Hill Architects, a studio with offices in Singapore and Fremantle, Australia. This multi-award winning practice established its reputation with a series of exotic resorts in locations throughout southeast Asia, and also designed a brace of ex... read more
Window on the world. Travelling the world with an architect's eye. Architect Harry Seidler spent more than 50 years traveling the globe, extensively photographing the peak achievements in architecture from 3000 B.C. to the present day. Thanks to sound advice given to him early on by his photographer brother Marcell ("Only use... read more
The rooms we live in are always more than just four walls. As we decorate these spaces and fill them with objects and friends, they shape our lives and become the backdrop to our sense of self. One day, the houses will be gone, but even then, traces of the stories and the memories they contained will remain. In this dazzling ... read more
In the first volume of Makers of Modern Architecture (2007), Martin Filler examined the emergence of that revolutionary new form of building and explored its aesthetic, social, and spiritual aspirations through illuminating studies of some of its most important practitioners, from Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright to, in ... read more
Full of writing, reports, and recommendations, The Monocle Guide to Better living is original, informative, entertaining, and comprehensive. This is not a book about glitz but rather an upbeat survey of products and ideas built to treasure and last. Monocle is one of the most successful magazines to be developed in the past d... read more
With its high concentration of music, fashion, design, and film, London is one of the world's leading creative hubs. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the dwellings of the talents from around the world who make the city their home.
Here, Emily Wheeler and Ingrid Rasmussen unlock the doors of the liveliest and most i... read more
Vanity Fair 100 Years showcases a century of personality and power, art and commerce, crisis and culture--both highbrow and low. In the sumptuous 384-page coffee table book, the editors of Vanity Fair have created the definitive history of the most talked-about magazine of our day. From its inception in 1913, through the Jaz... read more