Summer Reading Guide: Art & Design

Accidentally Wes Anderson

Accidentally Wes Anderson

Wally Koval, Wes Anderson

A visual adventure of Wes Anderson proportions, authorised by the legendary filmmaker himself: stunning photographs of real-life places that seem plucked from the just-so world of Anderson's films, presented with the fascinating...

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Chalet Monet

Chalet Monet

Richard Bonynge

Situated in a dress circle position on the slopes of the village of Les Avants, overlooking Lake Geneva in Switzerland, Chalet Monet is the magnificent home of Dame Joan Sutherland OM AC DBE and her husband, Maestro Richard...

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Living Outside: Reviving the Australian Modernist Garden

Living Outside: Reviving the Australian Modernist Garden

Sharon Mackay, Diana Snape, Christopher Frederick Jones (Photographer)

The Australian garden was born mid-20th-century, a time of postwar confidence and growing national identity. Gardens became outdoor rooms for recreation and healthy living - removing the barriers between inside and out - and bold...

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The Design Book

The Design Book

Phaidon Editors

The ultimate collection of the most innovative, beautiful, and influential products ever designed - now fully up to date

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 Special priceThe Art Book, revised edition

The Art Book, revised edition

Phaidon Editors

A brand-new revised and updated edition of Phaidon's accessible, acclaimed A-Z guide to the most important artists of all time

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The Handbag of Happiness

The Handbag of Happiness

Alannah Hill

Part agony aunt, part moral philosopher and irrepressibly curious, Alannah Hill shares her unique take on how to fathom life's ticking timebombs of adversity with her inimitable blend of gothic hilarity and old-fashioned...

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 Special priceMMXX

MMXX

Cameron Bruhn

MMXX tells the story of architecture in Australia in the first two decades of the 21st century.

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 Special priceAtlas of Brutalist Architecture

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

Phaidon Editors

A landmark survey of one of architecture's most controversial yet popular styles - in a great, new, classic edition

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 Special priceHumans

Humans

Brandon Stanton

The thrilling new book that brings people all around the world together by the creator of Humans of New York

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Streeton

Streeton

Wayne Tunnicliffe

With his remarkable evocations of light and the landscape, Australian artist Arthur Streeton (1867-1943) remains one of the most enduring and popular painters in Australian art.

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A Century of Colour in Design

A Century of Colour in Design

David Harrison

An engaging and informative review of the importance and application of colour in design.

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The Kinfolk Garden

The Kinfolk Garden

John Burns

The next book in the highly successful Kinfolk series, The Kinfolk Garden invites readers inside 30 spaces that blur the lines between indoors and out, from jungle-like rooftops to sprawling backyards.

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Truth Bomb

Truth Bomb

Abigail Crompton

If anyone can teach us how to pursue the life and work of an artist, it is the artists in Truth Bomb. 

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Kristian Fredrikson: Designer

Kristian Fredrikson: Designer

Michelle Potter

This book examines the life and career of acclaimed designer for the theatre, Kristian Fredrikson (1940-2005). Fredrikson worked across theatrical genres including in theatre, dance, opera, and film and television. ...

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Son of the Brush: A Memoir

Son of the Brush: A Memoir

Tim Olsen

Tim Olsen is the son of arguably Australia's greatest living artist, Dr John Olsen. Son of the Brush is his fascinating, candid memoir of what it was like to grow up in the shadow of artistic genius, with all its wonder,...

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