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This title features the Master of Modern. It deals with the discoveries from the Julius Shulman vaults. The buildings burned in our memories, which to us represent the spirit of '50 and '60s architectural design, were those whose pictures were widely published in magazines and books; but what about thos ...Show more
Discover a world of decorative ideas with this compendium of history's most elegant patterns and ornamental designs. The World of Ornament brings together the two greatest encyclopedic collections of ornament of the 19th century: Auguste Racinet's L'Ornement polychrome Volumes I and II (1875-1888) and A ...Show more
We Are All Nomads Homes on the move around the world Nomadic homes come in all shapes and sizes. They are for the wealthy and the poor, the trendy and the out-of-luck. Changing place of residence is an idea that is as old as humanity, for reasons of season, or, more recently, to better occupy leisure ti ...Show more
The Forgetful Gentleman is an action-oriented guide to the art of gentlemanly behaviour and style for the modern man and offers the advice and guidance he needs to become the best version of himself as a gentleman in today's world. Thirty chapters cover a range of subjects that matter, including advice ...Show 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.
These houses, energy-efficient, very well insulated, and virtually airtight, represent the future as our society moves towards carbon neutrality and trading lighter on the Earth. Projects feature in the book are located primarily in the United States, with houses in France, Japan, Canada, Belgium and Sw ...Show more
This book tells the story of a courtyard house in southern Spain. Featuring photographs by Richard Barnes and design by Lucille Tenazas, the style-focused book documents Casa Alta, the home of Victor Carrasco and Elizabeth McMillen for nearly thirty years. Elizabeth's essay discusses the evolution of th ...Show more
Category: Graphic Design
In the 1980s Louise Fili raised the bar on book cover design, creating more than two thousand inspiring jacket designs as art director for Pantheon Books. With her own firm, Louise Fili Ltd., founded in 1989, she has set a new standard for restaurant and food packaging design. Known for her lavish and e ...Show more
Assouline is proud to announce the reissue of one of its earliest titles, the fascinating tale of the Panama hat, written by Martine Assouline. A symbol of classic elegance since the 19th century, the Panama has topped the heads of such greats as Roosevelt, Churchill, Napoleon, and the Duke of Windsor. ...Show more
Leading art collector Chara Schreyer's forty-year collaboration with interior designer Gary Hutton has produced five residences designed to house 600 works of art, including masterpieces by Marcel Duchamp, Andy Warhol, Donald Judd, Louise Nevelson, Diane Arbus, and Frank Stella. Art House takes readers ...Show more
During the 1920s and 1930s, Jean-Michel Frank, the self-made man of design, invented his own unique style, which became a benchmark of minimalism, daringly new for the time. Collaborating with the best artists, including Alberto Giacometti and Christian Bérard, Frank designed interiors for patron ...Show more
Every great drink starts with a plant. Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley. Gin was born from a conifer shrub when medieval physicians boiled juniper berries with wine to treat stomach pain. The Drunken Botanist uncovers the surprising botanical history and fascinating science an ...Show more