Book

A written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
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British potters have revitalized traditional ceramic forms for nearly a century by creating or reinventing techniques, materials, and display methods. Things of Beauty Growing delves into the primary vessel typologies that have defined studio ceramics from the early twentieth century, such as bowls, vases, and chargers. Read More →

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#1 Bestseller in Pottery & Ceramics and Sculpture and #1 Most Wished for in Pottery & Ceramic CraftRead More →

The scope of interior design book is of unlimited appeal post COVID19.ย  Around the world, we have been confined to our homes.ย  These spaces have become so important as they encapsulate our work and personal life.ย  The current selection of books will help you create that sacred space.Read More →

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Master midcentury modern design principles with this simple and snappy interior design handbook.
Do you love rich and vibrant timeless design? Are you on a budget and planning a new project based on this hot trend? Are you excited to find out how to create the midcentury modern look for your home, hotel or motel?Read More →

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The new edition of Phaidon’s iconic global bestseller THE FASHION BOOK takes a fresh look at the fashion industry, featuring new names who have shaped the way we see fashion in recent years. READ MORERead More →

Black Landscapes Matter

“Do black landscapes matter?” is an issue that goes to the heart of American history. The nation’s terrain contains the wreckage of different origins, from slavery’s plantations to today’s divided cities, from freedman settlements to northern migrations for freedom.Read More →

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The National Trust’s collection contains around 75,000 objects and is kept in 250 historic houses in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. One hundred essential pieces chosen from this vast collection add to our understanding of ceramic patronage and history. The collection examines trends of ceramic collecting by British aristocracy and gentry over 400 years.Read More →

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Graphic design has distilled the spirit of each era through the tumultuous passing of time. Approximately 3,500 landmark designs lead us through contemporary history in this visual map. Jens Mรผller curates the year’s standout projects, as well as a running sequence of design achievements.Read More →

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Broken into sections covering the fundamental elements of design, key works by acclaimed designers serve to illustrate technical points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Themes covered include form, narrative, color, type and image, ornament, simplicity, and wit and humour.Read More →

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Sigfried Giedion (1888-1968) was a Swiss art historian and designer. He was born in Prague. Read More →

La Biche au Bois by Jules Cheret

Jules Cheret was a French painter who became a master of Belle Epoque poster art. Over the course of his long life, Cheret produced more than 1000 posters. His extravagantly colourful designs were used to regularly promote upcoming theatre productions. He is regarded as the father of the modern poster.Read More →

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Canadian author and illustrator Ashley Spires remind children and (big kids) about the importance of resilience.ย  Her illustrated Children’s book the Most Magnificent Thing is about a little girl who has in her mind a magnificent projectRead More →

The Innocent Eye Test by Mark Tansy

“The Innocent Eye Test” (1981) is perhaps the best-known work of Mark Tansey and oneRead More →

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A master of what he called “the sculpturing of space,” Isamu Noguchi was an essential figure for modern public art. Noguchi, born to an American mother and a Japanese father, never felt at home anywhere and spent his life creating identities through his sculptures, monuments, and gardens. Read More →

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To commemorate the museum’s 90th anniversary and the opening of the new MoMA after its historic expansion in October 2019, the book was published as a large-format hardcover.Read More →

William Caxton learned about the mystery of printing in the Low Countries, and it was in Bruges that he translated a French work, ” The Tales of Troy, ” through his printing press.Read More →

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New York Fashion has been a seminal book on the story of American fashion since its hardcover debut in 1989. Caroline Rennolds Milbank chronicles the enormous changes in the fashion world from the early nineteenth century to the late twentieth century and the rise of prominent American designers such as Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and others.Read More →

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Herbert Bayer (1900โ€“1985) was one of the most influential graphic designers of the twentieth century, with a prolific career spanning more than six decades and two continents. As a student and teacher at the Bauhaus, he used geometry, photomontage, functional analysis, and simplified typography to forge a new approach to graphic design. This book explores the evolution of Bayer’s design process, from his student works featuring hand lettering to mechanically printed typography and hyperreal photo illustrations.Read More →

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The type in which this sentence is written is called “italic”.ย Aldus Manutius theย man who invented it died almost 500 years ago and his type is still in use.ย  Today publishing a manuscript is almost instantaneous, a new best seller can be placed on Amazon and I can buy a copy minutes later.ย  To look at the books which came off the Venitian presses of Aldus Manutius is a strange experience.Read More →

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What is a cabochon, exactly? What are the different kinds of gilding? What exactly is vermeil? This user-friendly book, which is the first of its kind, provides succinct definitions of key jewellery words. Personal adornment is a shared obsession. It’s a primitive, instinctive, and distinctly human preoccupation.Read More →