Art, Design, Architecture & Photography 2013

Hair: Fashion and Fantasy

Hair: Fashion and Fantasy

Laurent Philippon

Suitable for fashionistas, photographers and stylists who love the infinite possibilities of hair, this book celebrates the art of hair: braids, curls, loose hair, mohawks, chignons, coloured hair, wigs, crops.

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Lynd Ward: Six Novels in Woodcuts: A Library of America Boxed Set

Lynd Ward: Six Novels in Woodcuts: A Library of America Boxed Set

Lynd Ward, Art Spiegelman

This two-volume box-set collects the six woodcut novels, each composed of a single image per page, created by Lynd Ward in the 1920s and 30s. Elegant, harsh, ambitious, flawed and compelling.

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Holy Fool: The pictures of Michael Leunig

Holy Fool: The pictures of Michael Leunig

Michael Leunig

Filled with his trademark, lunacy, poignancy and arrow to the heart wisdom here are the collected works - from paintings, to sculpture, from prints to drawings - of Australia's most admired cartoonist together in one book for the...

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Vanity Fair 100 Years: From the Jazz Age to Our Age

Vanity Fair 100 Years: From the Jazz Age to Our Age

Graydon Carter

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...

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Stars in the River: The Prints of Jessie Traill

Stars in the River: The Prints of Jessie Traill

Roger Butler

This eagerly awaited publication celebrates the artistic career of one of Australia's most important printmakers of the twentieth century, Jessie Traill. Embracing the medium of etching in the early 1900s, Jessie Traill forged a...

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kate spade new york: things we love: twenty years of inspiration, intriguing bits and other curiosities

kate spade new york: things we love: twenty years of inspiration, intriguing bits and other curiosities

Deborah Lloyd, kate spade new york

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 Special priceLondon Underground By Design

London Underground By Design

Mark Ovenden

Beginning in the pioneering Victorian age, the author charts the evolution of architecture, branding, typeface, map design, interior and textile styles, posters, signage and graphic design and how these came together to shape the...

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 Special priceThe Designer Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

The Designer Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

Sara Bader

This is a book of quotations by graphic designers. One quotation per page- the quote on the left and right side of the spread will in some way respond to each other.

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Farmhouse Revival

Farmhouse Revival

Susan Daley, Steve Gross

A unique look at American culture through the architecture and interiors of 20 farmhouses maintained in their original design

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Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

Ethan Wagner, Thea Westreich

The first book to fully and candidly address the art of collecting fine art.

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Amazing Places Cost Nothing: The New Golden Age of Authentic Travel

Amazing Places Cost Nothing: The New Golden Age of Authentic Travel

Herbert Ypma

Drawing on more than twenty years of experience travelling the globe, the author presents a handpicked selection of thirty of the interesting undiscovered hotels, guesthouses and resorts in Europe, Asia, Australia and the...

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The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

QAGOMA, Queensland Art Gallery

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Brush With Gondwana

Brush With Gondwana

Janda Gooding

Seven leading botanical artists are brought together for the first time in this beautifully illustrated book. Author Janda Gooding shares the stories behind each artist's illustrations and reveals a rich and diverse record of...

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J. W. Power: Abstraction-creation: Paris 1934

J. W. Power: Abstraction-creation: Paris 1934

A.D.S. Donaldson, Ann Stephen

A long forgotten 1934 exhibition by the Australian expatriate JW Power at the Abstraction-Creation gallery in Paris provides the key to understanding this most elusive artist. 

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Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand

Susan van Wyk

Thomas Demand is regarded for his work in photography and film as being at the forefront of contemporary art, and this publication presents an overview of his career to date.

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Jeff Wall

Jeff Wall

Isobel Crombie

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Fifty Key Writers on Photography

Fifty Key Writers on Photography

Mark Durden (University of Wales, UK)

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Philip Treacy by Kevin Davies

Philip Treacy by Kevin Davies

Kevin Davies, Philip Treacy

A photographic anthology behind the scenes of Philip Treacy.

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Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris & the Moulin Rouge

Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris & the Moulin Rouge

Jane Kinsman, Stephane Guegan

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was an acute observer of Parisian life. This publication coincides with the exhibition Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris & the Moulin Rouge, the first major retrospective of the artists work in Australia.

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Industrial Chic: Cult Furniture, Design and Lighting

Industrial Chic: Cult Furniture, Design and Lighting

Brigitte Durieux, Laziz Hamani

Industrial-style furniture is in fashion bistro tables and chairs, lockers, mail sorting racks and jointed lamps are all common elements in interior design. In this book, the author tells us the story behind fifty European and...

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 Special priceStripes:Design Between the Lines: Design Between the Lines

Stripes:Design Between the Lines: Design Between the Lines

Linda O'Keeffe

The simplest and most ancient of all decorative markings, stripes continue to fascinate. With over 250 full-colour images, this book shows how these potent, sometimes charged symbols have even changed the course of world history.

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Hartz IV Moebel.com: Build More Buy Less! Konstruieren statt konsumieren

Hartz IV Moebel.com: Build More Buy Less! Konstruieren statt konsumieren

Birgit S. Bauer, Kristin Hensel, Van Bo Le-Mentzel, Marie Voigt, Mathias Wetzl

Constructing instead of consuming: good design for little money | The successful Internet campaign, now in a convenient collected volume

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The Perfect Gentleman: The Pursuit of Timeless Elegance and Style in London

The Perfect Gentleman: The Pursuit of Timeless Elegance and Style in London

James Sherwood, Terence Stamp

Presenting through the eyes of a connoisseur looking for quality and bepoke goods in Londons key stylistic historic periods, this title tells the stories of the personalities, shop-keepers and mastercraftsmen who have animated the...

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 Read reviewLove Looks Not with the Eyes

Love Looks Not with the Eyes

Anne Deniau, Deniau Anne

Lee Alexander McQueen's shows have become legends not only of fashion but also of art. Deniau was the only photographer allowed backstage by McQueen for 13 years. Her book offers an inspiring homage, through the art of...

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The Naked Nude

The Naked Nude

Frances Borzello

Explores the role of the nude in 20th- and 21st-century art and looks at the work of a range of international artists creating contemporary nudes. In this title, the story begins with a tale of life, death and resurrection an...

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100 Ideas that Changed Art

100 Ideas that Changed Art

Michael Bird

From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art. Arranged in broadly chronological order, it provides a...

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In the Mood for Cheongsam

In the Mood for Cheongsam

Chor Lin Lee, Chung May Khuen

Spanning almost a century, this book examines the origins and development of the cheongsam in the social context of Singapore since its introduction from Shanghai in the 1920s.

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Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye

Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye

Angela Lampe, Clement Cheroux

Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is best known for his painting The Scream , painted in 1893, which has become one of the most iconic images in the modern world. This title presents a selection of Munch's photographs...

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India Fantastique: Fashion (Volume I) : Interiors (Volume II)

India Fantastique: Fashion (Volume I) : Interiors (Volume II)

Abu Jani, Sandeep Khosla

The authors have built a 25-years partnership that has included designing for India's leading actors and actresses, working with directors on costumes for epic Bollywood films, and building a brand that exudes luxury, artistry and...

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Graphic Design before Graphic Designers: The Printer as Designer and Craftsman 1700 - 1914

Graphic Design before Graphic Designers: The Printer as Designer and Craftsman 1700 - 1914

David Jury

International in scope, this book charts the evolution of print into graphic design between 1700 and 1914. With around 850 illustrations, many specially photographed from private collections, it is of interest to graphic...

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In My View: Personal Reflections on Art by Today's Leading Artists

In My View: Personal Reflections on Art by Today’s Leading Artists

Simon Grant, Tomma Abts

A collection of reflections by 78 contemporary artists in which each artist reveals the influence and inspiration he or she has found in a particular artwork or artist. It identifies themes that emerges and contextualizes the...

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Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft

Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft

Sandy Black

In this fascinating book, Sandy Black charts the development of knitting, from domestic handcraft to one of the most sophisticated computer controlled textile production processes used in high fashion. With stunning new...

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The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation

The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation

Mathieu Lommen, Frans A. Janssen, Paul Dijstelberge, Adriaan Plak, Johan de Zoete

Suitable for printers, publishers and graphic designers who have extended the boundaries of their profession both aesthetically and technically, this title demonstrates the visual history with graphic milestones and other...

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Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita

Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita

Christopher Sweet, Sim Aarons

In a host of memorable portraits, across a vast geography of resorts, estates, palaces, elegant apartments, mansions, castles, and other glamorous settings, Slim Aarons's photos define that legendary class known as the beautiful...

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Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite

Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite

Stephen Coppel

Explores Picasso's important group of etchings, the Vollard Suite. This title reveals key themes - the classical world, its sculpture and myths - as topics which preoccupied Picasso and influenced.

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Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship

Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship

Claire Bishop

A searing critique of participatory art by an iconoclastic historian.

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Raphael

Raphael

Antonio Forcellino

* A major new biography on one of the greatest artists of all time, Raphael Sanzio, written by a leading Renaissance expert. * Retraces Raphael's career by re-examining contemporary documents and accounts and interpreting the...

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A Remote Dawn: Adam Derums' Works

A Remote Dawn: Adam Derums' Works

Adam Derums

For the past twenty years Adam Derums has made artworks that question what is beauty and how we experience it. This book allows us to explore the creative evolution of one of our most significant artists over his substantial...

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Semi-Detached

Semi-Detached

Naomi Stead

Documentation of the conventions of architectural representation, an exploration of the many ways in which those conventions can be productively challenged, subverted, or ignored to broaden the conversation about architecture and...

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Dickens and the Artists

Dickens and the Artists

Mark Bills, Nicholas Penny, Leonee Ormond, Hilary Underwood, Pat Hardy

A remarkably visual writer, Charles Dickens (1812-1870) emerged from a tradition where illustrations formed a significant part of both serial and book publishing. This title explores the novelist's artistic opinions and...

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Falls the Shadow: From Idea to Reality the National Gallery of Australia

Falls the Shadow: From Idea to Reality the National Gallery of Australia

Paul McGillick, Col Madigan, Daryl Jackson, Robert Bell, Jennifer Taylor

This work documents the controversy, challenges and accomplishments of the radical National Gallery of Australia building, arguably the most fascinating and contentious building in Australia. Features 11 essays by a rang of...

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Paul Smith: A to Z

Paul Smith: A to Z

Paul Smith, Olivier Wicker

Originally published under the title Paul Smith: notes: Paris: Editions de La Martiniere, 2011.

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Urban Farms

Urban Farms

Sarah C. Rich, Matthew Benson

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 Special priceRoyalists to Romantics: Women Artists from Versailles, the Louvre, and Other French National Collections

Royalists to Romantics: Women Artists from Versailles, the Louvre, and Other French National Collections

Laura Auricchio, Melissa Lee Hyde, Mary D. Sheriff, Jordana Pomeroy

Features some seventy-five paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings by thirty-five French women artists from between 1750-1848.

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Playground Design

Playground Design

Michelle Galindo

Playgrounds are places where children can slide, swing, jump, skate, climb and do all those things which their motor control development requires. This title deals with the international kidscapes and presents some of the most...

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Modern Architecture Game

Modern Architecture Game

NEXT ARCHITECTS

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Raw + Material = Art: Found, Scavenged and Upcycled

Raw + Material = Art: Found, Scavenged and Upcycled

Tristan Manco

Showcases the work of 38 truly innovative and inspirational artists who use low-cost, low-tech media and often totally original techniques to produce work that defies categorization and pushes the boundaries of art itself. This...

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Woodcut

Woodcut

Bryan Nash Gill

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100 Years of Fashion

100 Years of Fashion

Cally Blackman

Documenting in pictures the diverse period in fashion since 1900, this book covers high society, uniforms, sportswear, street wear and couture. It is suitable for everyone with an interest in fashion as well as students.

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Parallel Collisions

Parallel Collisions

Natasha Bullock

This exhibition publication is conceived as an offering, an integral yet autonomous object that presents eleven speculative approaches to the ideas presented by the art and the exhibition. This full colour publication mirrors the...

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Mathematics: A Beautiful Elsewhere

Mathematics: A Beautiful Elsewhere

Michel Casse, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, Herve Chandes

Illustrates the diversity of mathematical thought as expressed by the scientists and the artists, and emphasizes the importance of creativity in this field. This book deals with the visual interpretations of mathematics as...

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Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman

Eva Respini, Johanna Burton

Provides a survey of range of work of Cindy Sherman. Showcasing approximately 180 photographs from the mid-1970s to the present, this title provides an exploration of Shermans sustained investigation into the construction of...

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The Sites of Ancient Greece

The Sites of Ancient Greece

Paul Cartledge, Georg Gerster

From the Acropolis to Mount Olympus, The Sites of Ancient Greece offers a birds-eye view of some of the most famous and evocative landscapes, cities and buildings in history, many of them UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Austral Avenue - an Experiment in Living with Art

Austral Avenue - an Experiment in Living with Art

Jane O'Neill

Documents the life span of an experimental project space operated by Jane O'Neill from the front room of a home in Brunswick, Melbourne. For each of the 21 exhibitions by contemporary artists from Australia and overseas, an essay...

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Paper Bliss: Projects and Musings on Life in the Paper Lane

Paper Bliss: Projects and Musings on Life in the Paper Lane

Skye Rogers

Turn your tax returns into artworks. Whether you are a committed crafter or first-timer, you'll find all the ideas and inspiration you need in this exquisite book.

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 Read reviewNgaanyatjarra: Art of the Lands

Ngaanyatjarra: Art of the Lands

Tim Acker, John Carty

Offers an illustrated look at the artistic history and practices of the Western Desert Mob in Australia's Ngaanyatjarra Lands. This book documents the six art centres (Warakurna, Papulankutja, Tjarlirli, Kayili, Maruku and Tjanpi)...

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my cool classic car: an inspirational guide to classic cars

my cool classic car: an inspirational guide to classic cars

Chris Haddon

my cool classic car features 40 vehicles from around the world, including the Fiat 500, the Bavarian Goggomobil, Willys WW2 Jeep, the Plymouth Belvedere, the Morris Minor and the Mini. The book also includes details of...

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Down to Earth: A Guide to Simple Living

Down to Earth: A Guide to Simple Living

Rhonda Hetzel

Rhonda Hetzel gently encourages readers to find the pleasure and meaning in a simpler life, sharing all the practical information she has gathered on her own journey. Whether you want to learn how to grow tomatoes, bake bread,...

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Barry Flanagan: Early Works, 1965-1982

Barry Flanagan: Early Works, 1965-1982

Andrew Wilson, Jo Melvin, Clarrie Wallis, Tate Publishing

The sculptor Barry Flanagan (1941-2009) was best known for his bronze hare sculptures that walk, leap or sit in galleries and public spaces around the world. This book brings together works from between 1965 and 1982,...

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Bookshelf

Bookshelf

Alex Johnson

From the conceptual Read-Unread Bookshelf (which weighs books read against those still to be started) to the multi-function Trick (a unit that transforms from shelf-space into a table and two chairs), this title presents over 200...

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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Gavin Delahunty, Christoph Schulz

The stories that Lewis Carroll based around the character of Alice have proved among the most enduring literary creations of all time. This book examines a range of the art that has been inspired by the Alice stories, including...

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Not a Toy: Radical Character Design in Fashion and Costume

Not a Toy: Radical Character Design in Fashion and Costume

Judith Hoos Fox, Ted Polhemus, Ginger Gregg Duggen, Vassilis Zidiankis

The first book on the growing influence of Character design in fashion and art.

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Grayson Perry: The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman

Grayson Perry: The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman

Grayson Perry

The Tomb of an Unknown Craftsman is of a treasure hoard from a distinct civilisation. This title presents a personal selection of objects from the British Museum that are the inspiration for the author's pieces or connected...

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Android Photography: A Guide to Mobile Creativity

Android Photography: A Guide to Mobile Creativity

Jolie O'Dell

Android-driven smartphones have revolutionised the world of mobile phones, bringing iPhone like touchscreens to a mass market and every phone includes a camera, always at hand. This book selects the best Android apps and teaches...

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Masters & their Pieces - best of furniture design

Masters & their Pieces - best of furniture design

Manuela Roth

Aesthetic quality as a function of clarity of design, rigorous color and styling are just as important as the durability of high quality materials and perfect workmanship. This title presents the milestones of style of furnishings...

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Patricia Piccinini

Patricia Piccinini

Helen McDonald

This book shows how the artist's concern for the present state of human life on Earth combines with her futuristic imagination to produce art that challenges the way we relate to and understand the everyday world.

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Nano House: Innovations for Small Dwellings

Nano House: Innovations for Small Dwellings

Phyllis Richardson

Nano House presents the latest and most exciting solutions for houses where space is at a premium, nature must be preserved or accommodation created for those who need it most.

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Under Blue Cup

Under Blue Cup

Rosalind E. Krauss

A personal journey leads a celebrated critic to discover knights of the medium, contemporary artists who battle the aesthetic meaninglessness of the post-medium condition.

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Christ to Coke: How Image Becomes Icon

Christ to Coke: How Image Becomes Icon

Martin Kemp (Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, University of Oxford)

Informative, funny, sad, and surprising by turns, this is the first book to look at all the main types of visual icon, taking eleven mega-famous examples, from Christ to the Coke bottle, to see how they arose and how they continue...

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Making Your Home Sustainable: A Guide to Retrofitting, Revised Edition

Making Your Home Sustainable: A Guide to Retrofitting, Revised Edition

Derek F. Wrigley

Making Your Home Sustainable is a practical and easy-to-follow guide for homeowners, builders and architects who are concerned about the effects of climate change and environmental degradation and want to do something about...

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Modern Women

Modern Women

Isabella Julia

Modern Women explores a watershed period of French history through drawings of women by major artists of the Belle Epoque. Exhibition 24 March to 24 June 2012 showing exclusively at the Queensland Art Gallery.

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The Louvre: All The Paintings

The Louvre: All The Paintings

Anja Grebe, Vincent Pomarede, Ross King, Henri Loyrette

Presents all 2,954 paintings on display in the permanent painting collection of the Louvre in full colour. This book is organized and divided into the four main painting collections of the Louvre: the Italian School, the Northern...

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Matisse:Drawing Life

Matisse:Drawing Life

Celine Chicha-Castex

Published for Matisse: Drawing Life an exhibition ... held at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, 3 December 2011 - 4 March 2012.

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