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

Go: 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

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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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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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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Paris Sketchbook

Paris Sketchbook

Jason Brooks

During his time on fashion assignments at the Couture shows in Paris, Jason Brooks developed a fascination for the city, drawing and painting travel journals that demonstrate his passion for all things Parisian. This book offers 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

Kate Spade New York, Deborah Lloyd

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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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 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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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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7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, The

7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, The

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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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 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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Find and Keep: 26 Projects to Spark Your Imagination

Find and Keep: 26 Projects to Spark Your Imagination

Beci Orpin

Be inspired with Beci Orpin's beautfiul new book Find & Keep. This gorgeous ideas and craft book features all of Beci's favourite things, from wall murals such as life-size paper Christmas trees, to embroideries and herb gardens...

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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

Van Bo Le-Mentzel

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

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Sign Painters

Sign Painters

Faythe Levine

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 Special price Read reviewLove Looks Not with the Eyes

Love Looks Not with the Eyes

Anne Deniau

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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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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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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Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita

Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita

Slim Aarons, Christopher Sweet

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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Amsterdam 1900-1920

Amsterdam 1900-1920

Various, Pepin Van Roojen

In the early 20th century, two movements emerged that were to define Dutch design of the early 20th century: de Stijl ('the Style') and de Amsterdamse School ('the Amsterdam School'). De Stijl was the minimal and modernist of the...

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Nightingale and the Rose

Nightingale and the Rose

Oscar Wilde, Del Kathryn Barton

A nightingale, seeing the sorrow of a student who has no red rose to give to his love, stains a white rose crimson with her own blood.

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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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Confessions: Eroticism in Media

Confessions: Eroticism in Media

Nico

Current independent erotic magazines that are succeeding despite the ubiquity of Internet porn.

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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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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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 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

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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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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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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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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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My Even More Wonderful World of Fashion.Another Book for Drawing,: Another Book for Drawing, Creating and Dreaming

My Even More Wonderful World of Fashion.Another Book for Drawing,: Another Book for Drawing, Creating and Dreaming

Nina Chakrabarti

A wonderful celebration of dressing up, this follow-up to the hugely successful My Wonderful World of Fashion will appeal to fashion addicts from 8 years up. With hundreds more drawings to complete and colour in, garments to...

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State of Craft

State of Craft

Victoria Woodcock, Rosie Wolfenden

Clearly explained, this title includes step-by-step craft ideas that range from homemade underwear to pompom headbands and pincushions made from vintage crockery.

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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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