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Piet Mondrian. Life and WorkPiet Mondrian's rigorously geometric paintings in primary colours are icons of the 20th century that had a powerful impact on popular taste in art and design. This volume brings together more than 240 superb paintings with documentary images from the artist's life. The less-well-known work that Mondrian did in the 30 years before his breakthrough to abstraction - especially his landscape and flower paintings ...
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Mix it UpAccept Herve Tullet's irresistible invitation to mix it up in a dazzling adventure of whimsy and wonder. Follow the artist's simple instructions and suddenly colours appear, mix, splatter and vanish in a world powered only by the reader's imagination. Tullet, who joins such greats as Eric Carle and Leo Lionni as a master of his craft, sets readers on an extraordinary interactive journey all within the printed ...
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AlphablockAlphablock features thick pages cut into the shape of each letter, creating a sort of peek-through guessing game around the letter form itself. As children interact with the pages, they will familiarize themselves not only with the 26 letters and associated words, but also with each letter's physicality - angles, holes and curves, both front and back. Illustrated by hip British design team Peskimo, this fresh ...
Mad Men Carousel. The Complete Critical CompanionMad Men Carousel, authored by Abrams' bestselling author Matt Zoller Seitz, will gather all of Seitz's widely read (and discussed) Mad Men essays in a single volume. Rather than simply recalling the plot through lengthy summary, Seitz's essays dig deep into the show's themes, performances and filmmaking, with the tone and spirit of accessible, but serious, film or literary criticism. This novel-sized volume ...
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Bruno Moinard. From Line to LightBruno Moinard (b. 1956) is one of the leading interior architects working today. Based in Paris, his work can be seen in the Cartier stores in New York, Paris, and Milan; the Chateau Latour vineyard in Pauillac; Veuve Clicquot s Hotel du Marc in Reims; boutique hotels such as the Chengdu in China and the Plaza Athenee in Paris, and the Grill at the Dorchester in London. Moinard has also stamped his signature ...
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A World of Artist Journal PagesBy nature, art journaling is a private activity. But when Dawn Sokol's first book, 1000 Artist Journal Pages, broke the fourth wall and shared the work of artists all over the United States, it created a ripple of inspiration throughout the art journaling community. In this much-anticipated follow-up, Sokol features more than 1000 new, captivating pages, this time - by popular demand - from artists across the ...
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The Scent of a Dream. Travels in the World of CoffeeIn this remarkable visual survey, internationally acclaimed photographer SebastiAo Salgado documents traditional methods of sustainable coffee farming across the globe, revealing rituals deeply steeped in history and pride. The book spans nearly a decade of research into the hidden world of coffee, highlighting relationships characterized by respect, fair exchange, and a shared understanding that ever-improving ...
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The Sea Ranch. Fifty Years of Architecture, Landscape, and Placemaking on the Northern California CoastA hundred miles north of San Francisco on California Coast Highway 1, the Sonoma County coast meets the Pacific Ocean in a magnificent display of nature. Waves crash upon the rocks or wash up on beautiful stretches of sandy beaches. This is the location of The Sea Ranch, an area covering several thousand acres of large, open meadows and forested natural settings interspersed with award-winning architecture. ...
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Frida Kahlo. The Gisele Freund PhotographsIn 1950, photographer Gisele Freund embarked on a two-week trip to Mexico, but she wouldn't leave until two years later. There she met the legendary couple Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Welcomed into their home, she immersed herself in their private lives and the cultural and artistic diversity of the country, taking hundreds of photographs. These powerful photographs, among the last taken before Kahlo's death, ...
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Prefabulous World. Energy-efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the GlobePrefabrication offers a simple way to construct incredibly energy-efficient, green homes. Showcasing the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication, Prefabulous World includes homes from Auckland, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Toronto, Los Angeles and elsewhere, surveying some of the most extraordinary ecologically sustainable homes in the world. The houses presented in Prefabulous World are sophisticated examples ...
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Alexandre Gauthier: Chef, La GrenouillèreSince 2003, Alexandre Gauthier has been the chef at La Grenouillere, a sixteenth-century farmhouse by the river Canche. There, he creates a highly personal cuisine, a snapshot of every season. Powerful, warm, sensuous, earthy yet delicate, it rests on the building blocks of a classic French cuisine that he has stripped of its formality and unnecessary intricacies. Gauthier has received the distinction of being ...
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Collected. Living With the Things You LoveExperts in the world of styling, collecting and decorating, Fritz Karch and Rebecca Robertson present Living with Collections - both a guide to becoming a collector, as well as a curated look at the oddities and elegance of collections around the world. The book teaches the basic principles of the hunt and show the thoughtful style of various collections, from the accessible and affordable to the aspirational ...
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The Sisters Grimm. The Everafter WarConcluding the dramatic cliff-hanger that ended Book Six, Sabrina and Daphne's prayers are finally answered when their parents are awoken from their sleeping spell. But their happy reunion is short-lived when they are caught in the middle of a war between The Scarlet Hand and Prince Charming's Everafter army. As the family works to help his ragtag group of rebels and protect their friends, Sabrina comes face ...
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London Society Fashion 1905 - 1925. The Wardrobe of Heather Firbank'The V&A is an invaluable resource for costume designers. I was fortunate to be able to look at some of the clothes in the Heather Firbank collection when I was researching for the first series of Downton Abbey - these were fine examples and particularly relevant.' Susannah Buxton, EMMY award-winning costume designer for Downton Abbey (Series 1 & 2) Over 80 years ago, Heather Firbank packed away her extensive ...
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A Samuel Hieronymus Grimm (1733-1794). A Very English SwissSamuel Hieronymus Grimm (1733-1794) recorded, in watercolour and pen and ink, great historical events as well as everyday English life in the 18th century. Born near Bern, Switzerland, Grimm moved to London in 1768 and began an unrivalled career documenting the landscape and antiquities of Britain and gaining a reputation for accuracy and speed. His extensive travels resulted in more than 2,600 drawings and ...
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From Russia with Doubt. The Quest to Authenticate 181 Would-be Masterpieces of the Russian Avant-GardeIn 2010 the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver director Adam Lerner did something unheard of in the museum world: he mounted a large exhibition of paintings without first knowing whether they were real or fakes. Painted in the Suprematist and Constructivist style of early twentieth-century Russian avant-garde masters, the 181 canvases had been acquired by amateur collectors Ron and Roger Pollard from a mysterious ...
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Yoko Ono. Collector of SkiesThis lyrical biography explores the life and art of Yoko Ono, from her childhood haiku to her avant-garde visual art and experimental music. An outcast throughout most of her life, and misunderstood by every group she was supposed to belong to, Yoko always followed her own unique vision to create art that was ahead of its time and would later be celebrated. Her focus remained on being an artist, even when the ...
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George Bellows. Painter with a Punch!No punches are pulled in this fascinating biography that covers the life and work of the prolific artist George Bellows. Having spent most of his adult life in New York City, Bellows left behind an extraordinary body of work that captures life in this dynamic city: bustling street scenes, ringside views of boxing matches, and boys diving and swimming in the East River. Art reproductions and photographs from ...
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The Glamour of Italian Fashion Since 1945Published to accompany the major V&A exhibition, The Glamour of Italian Fashion showcases the fashions that turned 'Made in Italy' into an internationally recognized mark of style. It brings together stunning fashion photography, archival material, and previously unseen objects from private collections to explore Italian style from the post-war couturiers of the 'Sala Bianca' to the outstanding success of its ...
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Tiny Tokyo. The Big City Made MiniAnyone who has ever set foot in Tokyo or dreamed of seeing its kaleidoscopic wonders will fall in love with this totally unique tour of the beautiful megalopolis. Here are all the spectacular sights of the great big Japanese capital, made tiny enough to fit in a pocket! This teeny tome collects incredible bird's-eye views of the bustling cityscape, all shot using a distinctive photographic technique known as ...
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Freight Train GraffitiLike Graffiti World, Freight Train Graffiti is the definitive history of a vibrant art form. Until now there was almost no written insight into this vast subculture, which inspires fascination across America and around the world. As dazzling as the art it celebrates, the book is packed with 1,000 full-color illustrations and features in-depth interviews with more than 125 train artists and writers. Hundreds ...
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Hoorah for the BraIt was in 1914 that Mary Phelps Jacob set women free - from the prison of the corset. With a little help from her lady's maid, this ingenious New York socialite stitched together two handkerchiefs and a long pink ribbon to fashion the world's first-ever brassiere. (Jacob later sold her patent for $1,500 - to a company that went on to make $15 million off her invention.) The rest, as they say, is history - a ...
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Streisand. In the Camera EyeStreisand: In The Camera Eye is a collection of the very best photographs of Barbra Streisand available, chosen for their rarity, their quality, their artistic interest and their insight into the many facets of Streisand's personality and career. The scores of pictures document her many phases and changes - from her early days on Broadway to her accomplished film work as an actress and director to her fabled ...
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10 Little Penguins. Stuck on the FridgeFrom bestselling author-illustrator duo Jean-Luc Fromental and Joelle Jolivet comes a new way to enjoy the playful penguins from 365 Penguins magnets! Create new scenes, combine characters, and learn a little about counting and numbers along with the mischievous penguins and their friends. Featuring an original booklet from the authors with ideas for play and explanations of new concepts, as well as dozens of ...
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Still MovingDanny Clinch has established himself as one of the premiere photographers of the popular music scene. He has photographed a wide range of artists from Johnny Cash and Tupac Shakur to Bjork and Bruce Springsteen. His photos have appeared on hundreds of album covers as well as in publications such as Vanity Fair, Spin, Rolling Stone, GQ, Esquire and the New York Times Magazine. Famous for his ad campaigns for ...
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The Wes Anderson CollectionWes Anderson is the most influential comedic voice from the past two decades of American cinema. A true auteur, his intimate involvement in each of his films; Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Darjeeling Limited, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Moonrise Kingdom, includes scriptwriting, set design, soundtrack selections and unit photography. Anderson's visual artistry, ...
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Golden Horse. The Legendary Akhal-TekeHailing from Central Asia, the Akhal Teke is a horse breed known for its speed, intelligence and shimmering metallic coat. Prized for its athleticism and endurance, the Akhal Teke was the mount of warriors, from Alexander the Great to Ghengis Khan. Legend describes how a young nomad captured a magical stallion the colour of liquid fire, which he rode to the stars and back to earth. A direct descendant of the ...
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The Simpsons Family HistoryIn 2014, The Simpsons will have been on the air for 25 years. It is the longest running American sitcom, the longest running animated series and the longest running primetime, scripted television series. In any list of the world's leading families, the Simpsons would stand out. The Simpson family is often described as being dysfunctional, but it would be more accurate to say that in their quarter century of ...
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Babar's Celesteville GamesBabar's children have all grown up. He and Celeste take them to the Celesteville Games. All the best animal athletes will be there to compete. Babar's daughter Flora falls in love with a young athlete, Corriander, from the country of Mirza. They decide to marry and all of Celesteville is invited.
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Babar on Paradise IslandBabar, his family, and the Old Lady are shipwrecked on what seems to be a desert island, but soon they have made a new friend who calms their fears and introduces them to his pleasant way of life.
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Face-to-Face SafariOpen the cover of Jungle Beasts Pop-up and... look out! It’s an elephant! And right behind that, a lion! A giraffe! A rhinoceros, a hippopotamus, and a chimpanzee! Six big, bright animals truly pop off the pages so children can get up close and personal with all their jungle favorites. Sturdy construction means many happy safaris ahead, while whimsical rhymes add to the fun in a book that will make young imaginations ...
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Valentin YudashkinDesigner Valentin Yudashkin (b. 1963) has brought a contemporary Russian aesthetic to modern fashion. Yudashkin, the only Russian designer honored with membership in the exclusive Syndicate of High Fashion in Paris, showed his first collection in Paris in 1991. Today he creates both luxurious haute couture and ready-to-wear lines, and his fashions are in the Louvre, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the California ...
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l8r, g8r - 10th Anniversary update and reissueIt’s time for a new generation of readers to discover the phenomenally bestselling and beloved series, told entirely in messages and texts. With a fresh look and updated cultural references, the notorious list-topping series is ready for the iPhone generation.
First published in 2004 (holy moly!), ttyl and its sequels follow the ups and downs of high school for the winsome threesome, three very different but ...
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Art Deco TextilesA pictorial record of the fabrics that clothed the smart women and furnished the stylish interiors of Europe and America during the Jazz Age.
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Across the Ravaged LandAcross the Ravaged Land is the third and final volume in Nick Brandt's trilogy of books documenting the disappearing natural world and animals of East Africa. The book's title, combined with the titles of Brandt's first two books, captures the change he has witnessed: "On this Earth, a shadow falls across the ravaged land." The book offers a darker vision of the world that Brandt has been photographing for the ...
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Star Wars Art. ConceptFrom Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston to Doug Chiang, Ryan Church, Iain McCaig, Erik Tiemens, and the next generation of animation and video-game artists, Star Wars Art: Concept collects, for the first time ever, the very best of Star Wars conceptual artwork. As curated by George Lucas, the artwork that helped bring the Star Wars Saga to life is revealed in all its glory, featuring conceptual and pre-production ...
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Star Wars. Punch Out and Play!Star Wars: Punch Out and Play features iconic photos of your favorite Star Wars characters along with famous quotations from the films, but the fun doesn't end there: you can 'punch out and play' with each character to create twelve paper dolls. Decorate your home, office, or anyplace in need of some intergalactic inspiration and transport yourself to a galaxy far, far away.
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Vanity Fair 100 YearsVanity 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 history of the most talked-about magazine of our day. From its inception in 1913, through the Jazz Age and the Depression, to its reincarnation in the boom-boom Reagan years (after a ...
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The Lost Christmas GiftSeventy years after his father left to be a mapmaker for the war in Europe, Emerson Johansson received a package that had been lost in the mail for decades. The parcel contained a most extraordinary gift: an exquisite book Johansson's father lovingly made by hand, detailing an unforgettable adventure they shared together just months before his departure. With maps, drawings, watercolors and photographs, this ...
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Terry John Woods' Farmhouse ModernIn New Farmhouse Style talented designer Terry John Woods and photographer Kindra Clineff introduced us to their beautiful world of rustic farmhouse style by displaying Woods' own centuries old farmhouse in Vermont. Now in Farmhouse Modern, Woods takes his design sensibility even further by profiling homes in the northeast that are putting a new spin on vintage farmhouse design. Farmhouse Modern will feature ...
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Darth Vader and Son. Postcard BookThis sweet and funny collection of postcards is filled with father-and-son moments between Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith, and four-year-old Luke. Perfect to send or keep, the cards feature artwork from Darth Vader and Son as well as delightful new illustrations not included in the book.
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Mannahatta. A Natural History of New York CitySanderson and Boyer invite you to imagine what Manhattan would have looked like to its early explorers; before the skyscrapers, before the crowded sidewalks and the busy intersections of avenues and streets. On the pages of Mannahatta, Sanderson and Boyer take readers on a journey of imagination by geographically matching, or georeferencing, a historical British Headquarts map with a map of modern Manhattan. ...
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Norman Rockwell's Treasury for FathersIn the tradition of the bestselling Norman Rockwell's Christmas Book and Norman Rockwell's Spirit of America, this third book in Abrams' Norman Rockwell series will focus on dear ol' Dad. Like the previous books in the series, it will pair Rockwell's illustrations with songs, poetry, short stories and excerpts from novels, all of which convey the spirit of fatherhood. In addition, it will contain a chapter on ...
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Creating the Worlds of Star Wars: 365 DaysJohn Knoll was 14 years old when the first Star Wars film (Episode IV) came out in 1977, and it changed his life. By the time the first prequel, The Phantom Menace, was released in 1999, he was its visual effects supervisor - in charge of all special effects - a position he held through Episodes II (Attack of the Clones) and III (Revenge of the Sith). With Knoll as tour guide, this deluxe addition to Abrams' ...
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David Bowie isDavid Bowie is a pioneering artist and performer whose career has spanned nearly 50 years and brought him international acclaim. He has sold over 140 million albums, and been cited as a major influence on contemporary artists and designers working across the creative arts. This is the first book produced with access to the David Bowie archive of performance costume, ephemera and original artwork by the artist, ...
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Crafting ModernismCrafting Modernism: Mid-century American Art and Design will provide an in-depth examination of the American studio craft movement in general, with detailed analyses of all of the major mediums (clay, wood, fibre, metal, jewellery, and glass) favoured by the greatest craftsmen of the period. Both an exhibition catalogue and an historical reference, Crafting Modernism explores the origins of the studio craft ...
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Nigel Barker's Beauty Equation: Revealing a Better and More Beautiful YouDrawing on 20 years of experience in the beauty business and 14 seasons of judging on America’s Next Top Model, photographer Nigel Barker has discovered the formula for revealing inner beauty that will have readers looking great and feeling even better.
Casting aside conventional rules (be tall! be skinny! have flawless skin!) Nigel shares the elements that, when added together, equal true beauty: humor, honesty, ...
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Star Wars Art: IllustrationThe unprecedented box office success of 1977's Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, and the ensuing pop culture phenomenon, took Lucasfilm by surprise. Fans had to wait nearly a year for the first action figures to appear. But as of 1978, an industry unto itself was born, consisting of Star Wars books, trading cards, magazines, video games and merchandise. Thirty five years later, these printed book and magazine ...
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Kate Spade New YorkWithin the four walls of Kate Spade New York, personal style is applauded and cultural curiosity is encouraged. Long before the days of pinboards and social sharing, the brand's in-house creative team began amassing a collection of things we love: a crayon ring, a cocktail doodle, a particularly dreamy photograph. People began visiting and chiming in with suggestions. Now, the things we love have come to life ...
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Cakelove In The MorningWarren Brown, in this his third cookbook, focuses on delicious and inventive breakfast recipes. He includes everything from Stuffed French Toast and White Chocolate Waffles, Cherry Walnut Scones and Amaretto Butter Cake to a Meat-lovers quiche. The recipes are highlighted by fun and informative sidebars and eye-catching photographs.
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Frenemies: Cats, Dogs, and Lessons in Getting AlongRelationships arent always easy. But if cats and dogs can make them work, so can the rest of us. In Frenemies, the new book by creative partners Kim Levin and Christine Montaquila, we get an inside look at how our furry domestic friends manage to coexist on the same planeteven in the same houseand to live happily ever after. Only count your own calories. Learn the twelve steps of shutting up. Remember their ...
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Star Trek: The Next Generation 365With the launch of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gene Roddenberry somehow managed to recapture lightning in a bottle. This new incarnation of Star Trek was an instant hit, and its popularity inspired four films and three spin-off television series. To commemorate the show's 25th anniversary, Star Trek: The Next Generation 365 provides a fresh, accessible overview of the entire series, including an authorized ...
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Desert AirCelebrated exploration photographer George Steinmetz takes his art to a new level in Desert Air, the first comprehensive photographic collection of the world's extreme deserts, which receive less than four inches of precipitation per year. Steinmetz has spent 15 years on this epic body of work, capturing remarkable and surreally beautiful visions of deserts, from China's great Gobi Desert to the Sahara in northern ...
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Dogplay: The Canine Guide to Being HappyFrom the writer and photographer who brought us the bestselling Cattitude series, here comes a uniquely canine perspective on living the good life. Through charming photographs and clever aphorisms, Dogplay: The Canine Guide to Being Happy takes a light-hearted look at how our four-legged friends embrace the everyday and maintain their eternal optimism. Whether it's advice about enjoying food (tap into the mind/body/snack ...
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PuppyhoodPuppyhood showcases adorable puppies in life-size photographs taken at six weeks old. The book itself is oversize at 13 by 11 inches, allowing enough space to bring each of these little ones to life. Twenty-five breeds are captured in engaging photographs, showing all the details that make puppies so irresistible, from their pink bellies to their tiny teeth, soft ears, and oversize paws. The book features the ...
Prefabulous + Almost Off the GridPrefabrication offers a simple path to the green home of your dreams, and in her latest book, Prefabulous author Sheri Koones highlights the many ways of using prefabrication to create almost-off-the-grid homes-houses that are not only environmentally friendly but often operate at nearly zero annual energy cost.
Taking energy from the grid when necessary and returning any excess energy produced, almost-off-the-grid ...
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TrollsNot since Brian Froud's conceptual design work with Jim Henson on the classic films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth has he created a faerie world with such imagination, dimension, depth, and detail. Trolls features new and classic work by both Brian and his wife, Wendy, woven together along with artifacts and symbols of the natural world to create a fascinating revelation about the world of trolls. The book explores ...
Norman Bel Geddes Designs AmericaNorman Bel Geddes Designs America accompanies a landmark exhibition exploring the career of Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958), one of the 20th century's foremost theatrical and industrial designers. This companion volume explores Bel Geddes's life and career in comprehensive detail through nearly 100 projects, ranging from streamlined airplanes, ships, and cars, to stage sets, appliances, and much more. Both the ...
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Simple Stunning Parties at HomeWhen the opportunity for celebrating knocks, answer the door and offer it some Champagne says Karen Bussen. Author of the bestselling Simple Stunning wedding series, Bussen now directs her experts eye to a more intimate kind of festivity: the at-home party. Her simple stunning credo, though, remains the same: Create menus featuring wonderful ingredients in no-fuss, crowd-pleasing preparations; combine homemade ...
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Slim Aarons: La Dolce VitaSince 1940 Slim Aarons has been hard at work, first as a war photographer, then with unprecedented access as a photographer to the rich and famous. In this gorgeous sequel to Slim Aarons-Once Upon a Time, he develops the environmental portrait to the level of art, always showing his subjects in their natural setting, in a circumstance synonymous with their station in life. He documented a particular world that ...
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Terry John Woods' Summer HouseSummer House captures the feeling that summer evokes with memories that last beyond the season itself. In this book, author of STC's successful New Farmhouse Style, Terry John Woods explores the freedom of creating comfortable spaces meant solely for relaxing and entertaining. A summer house, cottage, or cabin is not encumbered with the necessities of year-round living. It is instead able to flourish with the ...
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Love Looks Not with the Eyes: Thirteen Years with Lee Alexander McQueenLee Alexander McQueen (1969-2010), whose design combined visionary aesthetics, emotional power, and extraordinary craft, was known for staging provocative shows that were as much performances as venues to display his couture creations. Charged with energy, informed by history and culture, and filled with fresh concepts, McQueen's shows have become legends not only of fashion but also of art. Anne Deniau was ...
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The Big Book of Small House DesignsFinally available in paperback for the first time, Black Dog's collection of more than 500 blueprints, elevation drawings, and illustrations of small homes of various styles, from a New England farmhouse, to a sophisticated city townhouse, to a Santa Fe ranch. These small homes, all 1,250 sq. feet or less, represent a variety of living spaces suitable for every climate and environment, as well as numerous styles ...
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Jones BeachBeginning in the early 1970s, against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, Joseph Szabo started capturing the melting pot of humanity on Jones Beach, one of the America's busiest beaches with more than six million visitors a year. Among the sea of bodies on Jones Beach, Szabo's camera isolates both rare moments of introspection and unashamed exuberance. Images of tanned muscle men, a catwalk display of beach ...
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Slim Aarons: Once Upon a TimeFrom the end of World War II through the 1980s, Aarons photographed the rich and famous, the beautiful and the celebrated: Hollywood royalty, European aristocracy, the grande dames of high society, captains of industry, media moguls, statesmen and stars of every sort. Though upholding the glamorous image of wealth, power, talent and beauty, he saw himself as a journalist whose duty it was to inform, and this ...
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Caternal Instincts: The Feline Guide to Mastering MotherhoodChristine Montaquila and Kim Levin’s feline role models are back—and hitting a new milestone in their nine lives. In Cattitude, Montaquila and Levin’s first cat-inspired book, their feline divas gave us girls the skinny on how to live large. In Catrimony, they continued their pseudo advice column with the 411 on relationships and marriage. And now, with Caternal Instincts, these savvy cats give us a few tips ...
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Джеймс Виктор, или Кто умер и сделал тебя боссом? (на английском языке)James Victore is hell-bent on world domination, one graphic design project at a time. A self-taught designer, Victore's work is vivid, memorable and often controversial. In this funny and honest book Victore takes readers through a collection of his greatest hitsA, telling the stories behind the work, his inspirations, process and lessons learned. Throughout his career he has sought comrades, not clients - brave, ...
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Женщина в зеркале (на английском языке)Richard Avedon redefined portrait and fashion photography in the 20th century. In the 1940s Avedon burst onto the fashion scene, infusing his photographs with touches of realism and the fantastic. His images were among the first to replace the stiff poses of the past with energetic action scenes that commanded the pages of Harper's Bazaar and Vogue magazines from the mid - '40s through the 1980s. He took his ...
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Rauschenberg: Art and LifeA revised edition of a retrospective on the Venice Biennale grand prize-winning artist incorporates the last ten years of his career including his retrospective exhibition at the Guggenheim in 1997, in a lavishly illustrated portrait that traces his early years, the creation of his famous combines, his work with new technologies, and the establishm
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RAW: Pervasive Creativity in AsiaRAW examines in detail how Asian creativity translates into commercial sense. We are shown, through sumptuous photography and incisive text, how creativity in Asia is borne out of adversity, opportunism, humour, competition and social networks.
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Rock SeenBob Gruen is arguably the most famous rock photographer on the planet. From early shots of Tina Turner to becoming John Lennon's personal photographer to early CBGB/punk coverage like Blondie, Ramones, Patti Smith and much, much more in between (tours with the Clash, the Stones, the Who, Led Zeppelin, Sex Pistols, NY Dolls, KISS), Gruen has somehow always been at the right place at the right time and caught ...
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Avedon Fashion 1944-2000Avedon Fashion 1944-2000 encompasses seven decades of extraordinary images by Richard Avedon, the most influential fashion photographer of the 20th century.
This comprehensive volume offers a definitive survey, from Avedon's groundbreaking early photographs for Harper's Bazaar through his constantly inventive contributions to Vogue, Egoiste, and The New Yorker. Each carefully selected image represents an artistic ...
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J. C. LeyendeckerOne of the most prolific and successful artists of the Golden Age Illustration, J.C. Leyendecker captivated audiences throughout the first half of the twentieth century. With a signature style that possessed great warmth and imagination, Leyendecker is perhaps best known for his creation of the archetype of the fashionable male with his advertisements for Arrow Collar in the 1910s through the 1920s. These images ...
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A to ZPaul Smith has created one of the world's most successful fashion brands. In this richly illustrated book, including many never before published personal photographs, excerpts from interviews with Paul Smith recount his history and explain his approach to design. This talented creator finds inspiration everywhere and this alphabetical manual highlights the eclectic sources of inspiration behind his unforgettable ...
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Darth Vader and SonWhat if Darth Vader took an active role in raising his son? What if 'Luke, I am your father' was just a stern admonishment from an annoyed dad? In this hilarious and sweet comic reimagining, Darth Vader is a dad like any other- except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith. Celebrated comic artist Jeffrey Brown's delightful comics give a fresh twist to classic Star Wars TM moments, presenting ...
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Star Wars: VisionsStar Wars Visions collects a wealth of art - hand-picked by George Lucas - produced by a variety of artists, illustrators, designers and cartoonists, working across all genres and styles to celebrate their favourite characters, themes, worlds and moments from the Star Wars Universe. The full list of contributors is to be released incrimentally over the 6 months leading up to publication, with sneak previews, on starwars.com.
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Star Wars Art: ComicsStar Wars and comics share a history as long as The Star Wars Saga itself: Star Wars debuted both on the silver screen and the printed page in 1977, when, a few months after the first film's premiere, Marvel Comics began publishing a monthly series inspired by the characters, worlds, and adventures of Episode IV: A New Hope . Soon, a daily comic strip followed, and now, more than three decades later, countless ...
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BeerA selection of approximately 500 of the best images from a 1,500+ antique beer can collection. The bulk of these are cans from the United States, though there are some UK and foreign beers in the mix, as well. Funny, nostalgic, and aesthetically fascinating, this is a time capsule that sheds light on beer drinking through the ages. Design, can shape, and marketing angles differ across decades, states, and countries, ...
Tall TalesTall Tales was an innovative newspaper strip syndicated internationally by the New York Herald Tribune from 1957-1963. Whereas newspaper strips are square single-panel or multiple-panel horizontal gag cartoons, Jaffee, known for the Fold-In in MAD Magazine , once again altered the format of his work to create a vertical strip - the first, and last, in newspaper history. Tall Tales contains the best 120 wordless ...
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Harper's BazaarHarper's Bazaar is a distinguished fashion magazine, revered for its contributions to fashion, photography, and graphic design in the twentieth century. Under the direction of Glenda Bailey, editor-in-chief, and Stephen Gan, creative director, in this century, the magazine has maintained its position as a cultural icon. Bailey is known for her elaborate visual productions: fashion features that use pop culture ...
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Open Studios with Lotta JansdotterInternationally acclaimed designer Lotta Jansdotter tours the private studios of twenty-four of her favorite artists in Stockholm, Tokyo, and New York City and reveals how they design their space and find inspiration. Each profile features gorgeous colour photographs and fascinating interviews with the artists themselves.
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WisdomInspired by the idea that one of the greatest gifts one generation can give to another is the wisdom it has gained from experience, multi-award-winning photographer and filmmaker Andrew Zuckerman has recorded the thoughts and ideas of more than fifty of the world most prominent writers, artists, designers, actors, politicians, musicians, and religious and business leaders all over sixty-five years old. To create ...
MM--Personal: From the Private Archive of Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe is the most famous, ubiquitous, and idolized woman of our modern age. An icon of physical beauty, sexuality, and the quintessentially American dream, Marilyn's legend continues to grow four decades after her death. MM: Personal is a new and illuminating look behind the veil of that legend, reproducing artifacts and documents - thought to have been lost since 1962 and never before revealed to the ...
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Star Trek: The Original Series 365Star Trek 365 is the definitive, comprehensive and authorised guide to Star Trek: The Original Series, Gene Roddenberry's landmark, groundbreaking television programme that first aired from 1966-69 and went on to become an international phenomenon. A cornerstone of popular and sci-fi culture for more than four decades, the show first catapulted William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy to fame and has, through a long ...
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Pop Touched Me: The Art of Rob PruittPop Touched Me: The Art of Rob Pruitt charts the highs and lows of art star Rob Pruitt's career - how he courted controversy as he rose to fame in the early 90s alongside his then-partner Jack Early and later secured his own place in the art world with shows including Cocaine Buffet, 101 Art Ideas You Can Do Yourself and Pandas and Bamboo. As one of today's most provocative artists, Pruitt's work has attracted ...
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Rockefeller Collection of American ArtAn examination of the American art collection assembled by Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III, during the 1960s and 1970s. It focuses on 140 works donated to the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco in the years since 1979. The introductory essay examines the context of the Rockefellers' collecting.
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Frans Post 1612-1680: Catalogue RaisonneThis is the first catalogue raisonne of Frans Post (1612-1680) published in over 30 years. Post is the first trained artist from the Old World to paint landscapes of the Americas. He lived seven years in Brazil (1637-1644) where he painted seven canvases that are highly regarded today and were the subject of an exhibition at the Musee du Louvre in Paris in 2005. Back in Holland he painted another 148 works that ...
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Saxophone Colossus: A Portrait of Sonny RollinsOn September 7, 2010, the 80th birthday of jazz legend Sonny Rollins, Saxophone Colossus will appear in celebration of his incredibly prolific career. This intimate appreciation in pictures and words combines the images of John Abbott, who as Rollins' photographer of choice for the past twenty years has captured the saxophonist at home and at work, and the essays of Bob Blumenthal, a jazz critic who has chronicled ...
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Faces from the LandFrom Seattle to New Jersey, crossing through the South and Midwest, the drum of the powwow calls dancers of many stripes. By day they may be construction workers, computer operators, students, or blackjack dealers, but on weekends the ageless rhythms bring them together to celebrate a culture both ancient and modern. Travelling to over 30 cities every year, the photographer Ben Marra sets up a makeshift studio ...
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Beth Levine Shoes"Beth Levine Shoes" is a showcase of gorgeous, full-color photographs of Beth Levine's groundbreaking shoe design and the story of this pioneering woman who went from Long Island farm girl to shoemaker for stars such as Nancy Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and Barbra Streisand. Although she was a truly visionary designer, Levine's shoes were sold under her husband's name because female shoe designers were unheard ...
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