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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Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design

Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design

Chip Kidd

Opens with the promise that everyone is a designer, and uses every page to show the reader why that is. In this title, each spread explains and demonstrates a critical introductory graphic design concept, the same ones taught in...

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Lynd Ward: Six Novels in Woodcuts

Lynd Ward: Six Novels in Woodcuts

Art Spiegelman, Lynd Ward

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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Art & Place: Site-Specific Art of the Americas

Art & Place: Site-Specific Art of the Americas

Adrian Locke, Robert Shane, Lucy Bowditch, Lawrence L. Loendorf, Phaidon Editors

Art & Place is an extraordinary collection of outstanding art destinations in the Americas, visited by millions of people every year. The book features hundreds of powerful and spectacular art works, all created...

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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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The Anatomy of Fashion: Why We Dress the Way We Do

The Anatomy of Fashion: Why We Dress the Way We Do

Colin McDowell

Why do we dress the way we do? Why has fashion changed and evolved over the centuries? How did the 3-piece suit come about? Why have hemlines risen and fallen over time? In The Anatomy of Fashion, respected...

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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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New Icons of Fashion Illustration

New Icons of Fashion Illustration

Tony Glenville

A source of inspiration for aspiring illustrators, designers and advertising creatives, this gorgeous volume will also catch the eye of fashion lovers and all those who have an interest in contemporary figurative art and visual...

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 Read reviewThe Books that Shaped Art History: From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss

The Books that Shaped Art History: From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss

Richard Shone, John-Paul Stonard

Reassesses the impact of some of the most important texts of art history. This book provides a varied and invaluable overview of the history of art, told through its seminal texts. It explores how art history has been forged by...

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Biennials and Beyond: Exhibitions that Made Art History: 1962-2002

Biennials and Beyond: Exhibitions that Made Art History: 1962-2002

Lynne Richards, Jennifer Westwell, Dominik Salter Dvorak

The story of the most influential art exhibitions from 1962 to 2002.

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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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The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

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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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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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Francis Bacon: Phaidon Focus

Francis Bacon: Phaidon Focus

Martin Hammer

The perfect introduction to the life and work of Francis Bacon.

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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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Composing Space: The Photographs of Helene Binet

Composing Space: The Photographs of Helene Binet

Helene Binet, Mark Pimlott

This is the first major monograph of Helene Binet, one of the most famous architectural photographers working today.

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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 Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design

The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design

Kerry William Purcell, Nick Bell, Caroline Archer, O-SB Design, Zut Alors!

The history of graphic design shown through 500 classic works.

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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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The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science

The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science

Matt Lamothe, Julia Rotman, Jenny Volvovski, David Macaulay

A science book like no other that turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions, from how we got here to where we are going. Mysteries of the natural world are explained in essays by real working scientists,...

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Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings

Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings

Matt Bua, Maximillian Goldfarb

Born out of the drawingbuilding.org online archive, Architectural Inventions presents a stunning visual study of impossible or speculative structures that exist only on paper.

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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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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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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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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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Home-Made Europe: Contemporary Folk Artifacts

Home-Made Europe: Contemporary Folk Artifacts

Vladimir Arkhipov, FUEL, Jeremy Deller

The author has travelled across Europe. This title includes his collection of 230 artifacts from Albania, Austria, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine and Wales,...

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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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Vitamin Green

Vitamin Green

Johanna Agerman Ross, Joshua Bolchover, FXFOWLE

An up-to-the-minute survey of the best sustainable design and architecture.

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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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unDisclosed: 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial

unDisclosed: 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial

Carly Lane, Franchesca Cubillo

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Minimomo #2 - Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects

Minimomo #2 - Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects

Paul McGillick

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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Amanda Harlech: Travelling in India

Amanda Harlech: Travelling in India

Amanda Harlech

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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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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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Sanctuary: Britain's Artists and their Studios

Sanctuary: Britain’s Artists and their Studios

Hossein Amirsadeghi, Maryam Eisler, Iwona Blazwick, Richard Cork, Tom Morton

Offers insight into the studios and inspirations of nearly 120 of Britains greatest living artists working today, both in Britain and abroad. This large-format book brims with specially commissioned photographs portraits, images...

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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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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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Mary Quant: My Autobiography

Mary Quant: My Autobiography

Mary Quant

The inspirational story of Mary Quant's stellar career

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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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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 Anne 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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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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Characters: Cultural Stories Revealed through Typography

Characters: Cultural Stories Revealed through Typography

Stephen Banham, Rick Poynor

Type and signage are part of our daily lives and the history of whichever city we happen to live in. This book reveals how typography is a form of cultural expression, redefining the way we look at our surroundings. From...

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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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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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