Best art & design books of 2015

The Flowers

The Flowers

Lisa Cooper

Dr Lisa Cooper's The Flowers gives us the opportunity to peer into the practices and vistas of someone who works with flowers daily as a leading floral designer and artist.

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Design and Violence

Design and Violence

Paola Antonelli, Jamer Hunt

Design and Violence is an exploration of the relationship between the two that sheds light on the complex impact of design on the built environment and on everyday life, as well as on the manifestations of violence in contemporary...

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Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency

Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency

Hal Foster

One of the world's leading art theorists dissects a quarter century of artistic practice

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The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

Monocle

This Monocle book tells us how to turn a house into a home. Both a practical guide and a great source of inspiration, The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes presents the interiors, furniture, and locations you need to know about along...

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The Craft Companion

The Craft Companion

Ramona Barry, Rebecca Jobson

Once the domain of the domestic, craft has now infiltrated every creative sphere - including food, fashion, fine art and architecture. From applique and baskets to weaving and zakka, this book features over 30 new and old crafting...

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The Social Studio: Fashion, Food, Art & Community

The Social Studio: Fashion, Food, Art & Community

Grace McQuilten, Morgan Brown

The Social Studio: Fashion, Food, Art & Community celebrates Melbourne's multicultural community of artists, foodies and fashionistas through the lens of The Social Studio, a vibrant community enterprise in Collingwood.<br...

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The Law Of Closure

The Law Of Closure

Daniel Boyd

The majority of discussions surrounding young Sydney-based artist Daniel Boyd's particular iteration of postcolonialist history painting, video and installation work have centred on the idea of the deletion of information and...

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Akademie X: Lessons + Tutors in Art

Akademie X: Lessons + Tutors in Art

Lisa Gabrielle Mark, Charles Gaines, Maria Lind, Studio Raqs Media Collective, Marina Abramovic

Assembled from the wisdom of 36 legendary art teachers - all of them artists or critics at the top of their field - Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life is an ideal curriculum for the aspiring artist.

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