INSIDERS & COMPANY : THE NEW ARTISANS OF INTERIOR DESIGN

INSIDERS & COMPANY : THE NEW ARTISANS OF INTERIOR DESIGN

When it comes to the world of crafts, it is not unexpected to hear conversations reminiscing about the good old days. It is a familiar fallacy, but these days people are on the hunt for quality. Straying from a path of finding someone to perform a quick fix, people are searching for objects that will stand the test of time.
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THE CHOPPER: THE REAL STORY

THE CHOPPER: THE REAL STORY

“Where did you get this motorcycle?” “It’s not a motorcycle, baby, it’s a chopper.”

                                                                                    — Butch (Bruce Willis), Pulp Fiction
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MY FOUR SEASONS

MY FOUR SEASONS

Bold colors bring the nuances of each of the four seasons to life: the autumnal foliage in its gold and red glory; the crisp white of winter months; the bright yellow of a summer sun; and the green and floral palette of fresh spring landscapes.
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THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO SHOPS, KIOSKS AND MARKETS

THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO SHOPS, KIOSKS AND MARKETS

Revealing Monocle’s 100 favorite shops worldwide, from the independent fashion boutique to the department store that takes up a city block, this is a new practical guide complete with case studies, a collection of sharp essays, snappy interviews, contacts and tips – a toolbox for the retail-minded and those with their own shop in prospect. The Monocle Guide to Shops, Kiosks and Marketsis a handbook for the shopper and any aspiring shopkeeper, stocking a wealth of insight and inspiration. Now, may we show you around?
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DWIE SIOSTRY PUBLISHING

DWIE SIOSTRY PUBLISHING

Dwie Siostry Publishing counts among most highly acclaimed publishing houses of children’s and young adult books in Poland. Since its creation in 2006, the company has established itself as a trend-setting and creative publisher of high-quality books, both in terms of content and form. They publish over 35 titles a year, both by Polish and foreign authors; by newly discovered talents as well as by authors of a firmly established reputation.
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THE NEW OUTSIDERS: A CREATIVE LIFE OUTDOORS

THE NEW OUTSIDERS: A CREATIVE LIFE OUTDOORS

Through scenic photography, informative essays, and adventurous profiles, The New Outsiders inspires unusual nature experiences, from Iceland to Patagonia. This book encourages you to reconnect with wilderness, care for Mother Nature, and embrace life outside.
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INDUSTRIAL FACILITY

INDUSTRIAL FACILITY

Sam Hecht and Kim Colin’s world-renowned, London-based studio is one of the most influential in industrial design, and their work has enjoyed a global cult following, thanks to its combination of simplicity and intellectual rigor. This book presents a carefully crafted visual narrative interspersed with candid conversations among key collaborators, project notes, and a collection of essays. The book concludes with a catalogue raisonné, showcasing more than 200 projects that together reveal Industrial Facility’s distinct clarity of vision.
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STAR WARS: GRAPHICS : EXPLORE STAR WARS THROUGH INFOGRAPHICS

STAR WARS: GRAPHICS : EXPLORE STAR WARS THROUGH INFOGRAPHICS

Unravel the secrets of the Star Wars universe with this wonderfully illustrated infographic book. How fast is a Star Destroyer? How big is a Death Star? What is the lifespan of a Wookiee? How many people can fit inside the Cantina? Includes all you need to know about the ships, characters, locations and movie moments from the first six films in the franchise. Explore Star Wars through infographics!
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KARL LAGERFELD – LA COUTURE FAIT SON NUMÉRO

KARL LAGERFELD – LA COUTURE FAIT SON NUMÉRO

This book features Karl Lagerfeld’s most beautiful photographs of Haute Couture garments shot for French fashion magazine Numéro, to celebrate its fifteen years of collaboration with the famous fashion designer. Who else but Lagerfeld could better reveal the timeless and intricate beauty of Haute Couture? With all his innate imagination and indulgence, Lagerfeld has immortalized the iconic models of our time within the covers of Numéro—Cara Delevingne, Linda Evangelista, Natasha Poly, Anja Rubik, Lara Stone, Stella Tennant, Natalia Vodianova… all these and more have participated in his game, often framed by sumptuous decors worthy of the greatest Hollywood productions.
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DARTH VADER AND SON

DARTH VADER AND SON

What 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 the trials and joys of parenting through the lens of a galaxy far, far away, including lightsaber baseball practice, using the Force to raid the cookie jar, and Take Your Child to Work Day on the Death Star ('Er, he looks just like you, Lord Vadern, and the special bond shared between any father and son.
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FRENCH ART DECO

FRENCH ART DECO

`Art Deco' is epitomized by the French works exhibited at the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris in 1925. The exquisite craftsmanship and artistry of the dazzling works displayed spoke to a sophisticated modernity, yet were firmly rooted in tradition. Interest in Art Deco has not only endured to the present day, but has grown steadily, and the style is now more well-known and collected than ever before.
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NAOTO FUKASAWA: EMBODIMENT

NAOTO FUKASAWA: EMBODIMENT

Naoto Fukasawa’s simple, restrained, and user-friendly products have an extraordinarily universal appeal. Featuring more than 100 of his latest designs, including furniture, phones, watches, fashion, luggage, and accessories, Naoto Fukasawa: Embodiment perfectly captures Fukasawa’s perspective on the dynamic interplay between people, places, and things. It places the designer’s products into the context of the contemporary design world and offers a firsthand account of Fukasawa’s design philosophy.
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CHAIR 500 DESIGNS THAT MATTER

CHAIR 500 DESIGNS THAT MATTER

Throughout history, the chair has presented designers the world over with infinite opportunities to experiment with new methods and materials within the set parameters of an object that is primarily there to serve a practical purpose. Chair: 500 Designs that Matter celebrates the humble chair as never before, from early examples to today’s cutting- edge creations. It invites you to sit back and be taken on a journey through the creative imaginations of hundreds of internationally renowned designers.
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LIVING IN THE DESERT

LIVING IN THE DESERT

The desert provides a sense of mystery and rugged beauty that attracts architects, home owners, vacationers, and anyone looking for an escape within its arid climate. This book showcases 50 works of residential architecture from across the last few decades, each with a unique connection to the desert in which it’s situated. It’s a carefully curated and beautifully illustrated selection of architect-designed houses that reflects contemporary concerns about the unique challenges presented by life in the desert’s sensitive environment.
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CAN YOU EAT?

CAN YOU EAT?

Now in a new board-book format: a whimsical word book of rhyming things that can - or can't - be eaten! Can you eat... A pea? A pear? A bee? A bear? In this spin-off board book to the bestselling picture-book companion, food critic (and dad) Joshua David Stein asks the question, "Can you eat...?" followed by a lyrical list of illustrated items. From familiar items like apple pie and pineapple to the more nonsensical, like underpants and elephants, this read-aloud twist on a first book of food offers plenty of giggles, with simple yet sophisticated hand-drawings by Julia Rothman that provide authenticity and a balance of seriousness to the silliness at hand.
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BERTOIA THE METALWORKER

BERTOIA THE METALWORKER

A celebration of the rich and varied work of Italian-born American artist, designer, and master of metal, Harry Bertoia From chapel altarpieces and bronze fountains, to wire chairs and silver brooches, Harry Bertoia's creative output was varied in the extreme. This new book explores his entire career: his move from Italy to Detroit at 15; his formative years at Cranbrook; his work with Charles Eames and Knoll; through to his fascinating sound sculptures. In doing so, the book demonstrates how seemingly disparate works are in fact united in being reflections of nature, and places Bertoia's art squarely at the heart of American modernism.
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WOMEN ARTISTS

WOMEN ARTISTS

Focusing on fifty diverse women artists, from Lavinia Fontana and Artemisia Gentileschi through Judy Chicago, Ana Mendieta and the Guerrilla Girls to Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman and Louise Bourgeois, this book equips the reader with a general understanding of the history of art by women, as well as an appreciation of its most outstanding figures. Traditionally women have been among art's favoured objects of representation, while their contributions as art producers have been subordinated to those of men. This book documents women artists in context to offer readers an accessible but rich understanding of key female artists from the Baroque to the present day.
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SURREALISM

SURREALISM

Surrealism was launched as a literary and artistic movement by French poet Andre Breton in 1924, and by the time of his death in 1966 had become one of the most popular art movements of the 20th century. Its very name has entered everyday usage as a synonym for bizarre. Taking the reader on a narrative journey through the history of Surrealism, this book is a digestible introduction to the movement's key figures, their works and where to find them.
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CYCLEPEDIA : A TOUR OF ICONIC BICYCLE DESIGNS

CYCLEPEDIA : A TOUR OF ICONIC BICYCLE DESIGNS

Architect and designer Michael Embacher's unique collection of more than 250 bicycles, the only one of its kind, was lovingly collected over many years and exhibited around the world. This new compact edition of Cyclepedia offers an expanded selection of Embacher's finest, most unusual and most coveted pieces, despite the fact that the collection is no longer intact. With a foreword by design guru Paul Smith and a history of bicycle design by Michael Zappe and Martin Strubreiter, this homage to the beauty of two wheels is a celebration of the fastest, lightest, most innovative - and most inventive - bicycles designed over the past century.
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CHROMATOPIA: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF COLOUR

CHROMATOPIA: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF COLOUR

Did you know that the Egyptians created the first synthetic colour; or that the noblest purple comes from a predatory sea snail? Throughout history, artist pigments have been made from deadly metals, poisonous minerals, urine, cow dung, and even crushed insects. From grinding down beetles and burning animal bones to alchemy and pure luck, Chromatopia reveals the origin stories behind over fifty of history’s most vivid colour pigments. Spanning the ancient world to modern leaps in technology, this is the book for the artist, the history buff, the science lover and the design fanatic.
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MAKING MARKS: ARCHITECTS' SKETCHBOOKS - THE CREATIVE PROCESS

MAKING MARKS: ARCHITECTS' SKETCHBOOKS - THE CREATIVE PROCESS

Making Marks follows up the highly successful Architects' Sketchbooks, which presented, for the first time, the rich breadth of sketches being created by contemporary architects following the digital revolution. Taking a post-digital perspective, the sixty renowned architects whose work is collected here show how drawing and new forms of manual presentation have been refined since the reawakening of this basic technique. Notepads, stacks of paper, pencils and fine-point pens are as present in the architect's studio as phalanxes of screens.
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OFF THE GRID: HOUSES FOR ESCAPE

OFF THE GRID: HOUSES FOR ESCAPE

Recent advances in technologies and home-generated renewable energy have made building away from urban and rural infrastructures more practical and affordable than ever. This survey of the world's most innovative off-grid homes reveals the cuttingedge architecture and technology that is enabling us to escape to some of the most extraordinary natural environments on the planet. All of the houses featured in this book are fully, or almost fully, self-sufficient in terms of energy, water and, in some cases, food. Architecture and interior design expert Dominic Bradbury reveals how each architect has made everyday living in these wild and natural settings a rewarding and tempting reality.
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THIERRY MUGLER : COUTURISSIME

THIERRY MUGLER : COUTURISSIME

Thierry Mugler has, since the creation of his label in 1974, continuously revolutionized contemporary fashion with his singular, imaginative vision. Beyond creating his iconic ready-to-wear and haute couture garments, Mugler inhabits multiple worlds as a photographer, director, choreographer, and perfumer. Lavishly designed and richly illustrated, the book traces Mugler’s career and reveals never-before-seen material by photographers such as Helmut Newton, Richard Avedon, and David LaChapelle.
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BLOOMS: CONTEMPORARY FLORAL DESIGN

BLOOMS: CONTEMPORARY FLORAL DESIGN

A glorious survey of work by more than 80 contemporary floral designers who are extending the boundaries of their art Blooms celebrates the explosive impact that floral designers from the last decade have had on a previously underappreciated art form. This stunning book is the most ambitious survey of contemporary floral design ever published and demonstrates just how far these innovative designers have pushed the boundaries of contemporary floral design. Blooms showcases the work of more than 80 designers across the globe - featuring established florists alongside rising new talent - each nominated by industry experts, from perfumer Lyn Harris of Miller Harris to floral-design icon Eric Buterbaugh.
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BUBBLETECTURE : INFLATABLE ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

BUBBLETECTURE : INFLATABLE ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

Following in the footsteps of Nanotecture, Mobitecture, and Pet-tecture, a fascinating and fun guide to everything inflatable Although inflatable objects have been around for more than 200 years, architects, artists, and designers keep rediscovering this deceptively simple - often playful, and occasionally bizarre - technology. Bubbletecture brings together inflatables in every conceivable size, shape, and hue across the realms of architecture, design, art, and fashion. From inflatable dresses and hats to buildings employing cutting-edge technologies, from ingenious chairs, lights, bowls, and even egg cups to children's toys and provocative art installations, Bubbletecture demonstrates that inflatable design is simply irresistible.
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EXOTIC: A FETISH FOR THE FOREIGN

EXOTIC: A FETISH FOR THE FOREIGN

Exotic explores our obsession with the lure of distant lands and their promise of the weird and wonderful, the beautiful and grotesque. Through a host of evocative images, this book shows how the absorption of ‘the foreign,’ through arts, design, architecture, and other cultural elements, has consistently enriched Western society, contributing to it cultural dynamism and artistic energy. Exotic’s focus is especially relevant to the modern globalized world in which our engagement with cultures and traditions from around the globe is easier – and potentially more fraught – than ever before.

 
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ART AND QUEER CULTURE

ART AND QUEER CULTURE

Updated and revised, Art & Queer Culture is an unprecedented survey of visual art and alternative sexuality from the late nineteenth century to the present. Beautifully illustrated and clearly written, this second edition has been updated to include art and visual culture of the current moment. A group of new contributors – themselves gay, lesbian, queer, and trans – join the primary authors in emphasizing the global sweep of queer contemporary art and the newfound visibility of gender non-conforming artists. In a compact, reader-friendly format, this revised volume packs over 130 years of queer art histories.

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VITAMIN T: THREADS AND TEXTILES IN CONTEMPORARY ART

VITAMIN T: THREADS AND TEXTILES IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Celebrating tapestry, embroidery, stitching, textiles, knitting, and knotting as used by visual artists worldwide, Vitamin T is the latest in the celebrated series in which leading curators, critics, and art professionals nominate living artists for inclusion. As boundaries between art and craft have blurred, artists have increasingly embraced these materials and methods, with the resulting works being coveted by collectors and exhibited in museums worldwide. Vitamin T is a vibrant and incredibly timely survey – the first of its kind.
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ARCHITIZER: THE WORLD'S BEST ARCHITECTURE

ARCHITIZER: THE WORLD'S BEST ARCHITECTURE

The Architizer A+Awards represent a celebration of the year’s best architecture and products from a group of influencers bigger than just the architectural community. Entries are judged by more than 400 luminaries from fields as diverse as fashion, publishing, product design, real- estate development, and technology, and voted on by the public, culminating in a collection of the world’s finest buildings. This year, the celebration is going global. In lieu of an awards gala, the architects’ work is honored via this fully illustrated book, a podcast, and the largest online architecture community on the planet. Featuring select A+Award winners and other works, this is the definitive guide to the year’s best buildings and spaces.

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SNOHETTA: COLLECTIVE INTUITION

SNOHETTA: COLLECTIVE INTUITION

With offices in Oslo, Innsbruck, San Francisco, and New York, and projects all over the world, Snøhetta’s architecture, landscape, interior, and branding design projects are created across political boundaries, at all scales, and are fundamentally concerned with the unique interactions between people and places. Through stunning imagery and evocative narrative text, this book showcases 24 exceptional projects – including the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Pavilion and the Oslo Opera House – which, together, illustrate Snøhetta’s boundary-pushing and highly collaborative approach to design.
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RUIN AND REDEMPTION IN ARCHITECTURE

RUIN AND REDEMPTION IN ARCHITECTURE

This book captures the awe-inspiring drama of abandoned, forgotten, and ruined spaces, as well as the extraordinary designs that can bring them back to life – demonstrating that reimagined, repurposed, and abandoned architecture has the beauty and power to change lives, communities, and cities the world over. The scale and diversity of abandoned buildings is shown through examples from all around the world, demonstrating the extraordinary ingenuity of their transformation by some of the greatest architectural designers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
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EXHIBIT A : EXHIBITIONS THAT TRANSFORMED ARCHITECTURE, 1948-2000

EXHIBIT A : EXHIBITIONS THAT TRANSFORMED ARCHITECTURE, 1948-2000

How do you exhibit a building, a locality, a city? Exhibit A reveals how architecture has pushed the boundaries of exhibition as a medium and how, in turn, exhibitions have shaped the discipline of architecture. Focusing on 80 landmark architecture exhibitions mounted in countries around the world between 1948 and 2000, and featuring 300 images, this groundbreaking overview is both a vital reference and a visually compelling study of the way we look at built work.
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LIVING ON WATER: CONTEMPORARY HOUSES FRAMED BY WATER

LIVING ON WATER: CONTEMPORARY HOUSES FRAMED BY WATER

Living on Water showcases the finest examples of residential architecture that have one thing in common – their special relationship to that most essential of elements: water. These homes have been designed with water as a fundamental key to their very essence – whether built with a water view, built on water itself, or built to be reflected in water – and the results are stunning. This is a global tour that provides endless inspiration.
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GREEN ESCAPES : THE GUIDE TO SECRET URBAN GARDENS

GREEN ESCAPES : THE GUIDE TO SECRET URBAN GARDENS

Cities everywhere are graced with charming but little-known, off-the-beaten-track gardens and green spaces, offering urbanites in the know a chance to immerse themselves in nature. These often small, well-kept secrets are not as grand as those on the tourist trail but are equally delightful and rewarding to visit, if you know where to find them. Green Escapes is the revelatory insider’s guide to these secret gems. Each of them open to the public, the gardens range from pocket parks, courtyards, and rooftop terraces, to community gardens and more.
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THE MUSEUM OF LOST ART

THE MUSEUM OF LOST ART

From the bestselling author of The Art of Forgery comes this dynamic narrative that tells the fascinating stories of artworks stolen, looted, or destroyed in war, accidentally demolished or discarded, lost at sea or in natural disasters, or attacked by iconoclasts or vandals; works that were intentionally temporal, knowingly destroyed by the artists themselves or their patrons, covered over with paint or plaster, or recycled for their materials. An exciting read that spans the centuries and the continents.
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SHARON HAYES

SHARON HAYES

American artist Sharon Hayes uses photography, film, video, sound, performance, and text to interrogate the intersections between the personal and collective sphere. Her deeply affective and queer approach to history and politics draws particular attention to the language of twentieth-century activism as well as drama, anthropology, and journalism.
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SAGMEISTER & WALSH: BEAUTY

SAGMEISTER & WALSH: BEAUTY

In this groundbreaking highly visual book, world-renowned designers Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh set out on a mission: to find out what beauty is and the many ways that it impacts our lives. They turn to philosophy, history, and science to understand why we are drawn to beauty and how it influences the way we feel and behave. Determined to translate their findings into action, Sagmeister & Walsh show us how beauty can improve the world.
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DESIGN FOR CHILDREN PLAY, RIDE, LEARN, EAT, CREATE, SIT, SLEEP

DESIGN FOR CHILDREN PLAY, RIDE, LEARN, EAT, CREATE, SIT, SLEEP

At a time when the market for well-made, innovative objects for children is undergoing a transformative – and global – explosion, Design for Children documents the evolution of design for babies, toddlers, and beyond. The book spotlights more than 450 beautiful, creative, stylish, and clever examples of designs created exclusively for kids – from toys, furniture, and tableware to textiles, lights, and vehicles.
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JANNIS KOUNELLIS

JANNIS KOUNELLIS

Greek-born Jannis Kounellis was one of the key artists in the Arte Povera movement, and this book puts his career into context as never before. Following his breakthrough in the late 1960s in Rome, when he questioned the traditionally sterile environment of the gallery by exhibiting live animals within its walls, Kounellis went on to include diverse materials in his work, including fire, earth, gold, wood, and charcoal, quickly establishing himself as one of the most innovative sculptors of our time.
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EMILE : THE HELPFUL OCTOPUS

EMILE : THE HELPFUL OCTOPUS

This classic picture-book, first published in 1960, tells the story of Emile. When Emile rescues Captain Samovar from a shark attack, he earns himself a friend for life who treats him to a saltwater bathtub bed, instruments to play, and more. But after saving the day many times over, Emile grows tired of life above water and returns to his home... where he hosts the scuba-geared Captain for regular games of chess. Ungerer’s charming illustrations make this unlikeliest of heroes quite irresistible.
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SIDE BY SIDE : A CELEBRATION OF DADS

SIDE BY SIDE : A CELEBRATION OF DADS

A heartfelt and playful ode to the father-child relationship, by two-time Caldecott-medal-winning author Chris Raschka King and Jester, Boat and Captain, Mountain and Climber... fathers and children are all of these things and more in Chris Raschka's tribute to this familial pair. Each stanza presents three scenarios in which the father and child's roles are subtly balanced.
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LENNY THE LOBSTER CAN'T STAY FOR DINNER : ...OR CAN HE? YOU DECIDE!

LENNY THE LOBSTER CAN'T STAY FOR DINNER : ...OR CAN HE? YOU DECIDE!

A choose-your-own-ending tale of a distinguished lobster and a fateful dinner party When invited to a fancy dinner party, Lenny brings thoughtful gifts for the hosts and enthusiasm for whatever's in store. But when he's greeted with a pot of boiling water and lobster bibs, Lenny [and readers] must quickly decide: should he stay or go? This laugh-out-loud text by bestselling author Michael Buckley and his 10-year-old son Finn is stunningly accompanied by illustrations that demonstrate Catherine Meurisse's flare for the dramatic. Ages 4-7
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30,000 YEARS OF ART, NEW EDITION, MINI FORMAT: THE STORY OF HUMAN CREATIVITY ACROSS TIME & SPACE

30,000 YEARS OF ART, NEW EDITION, MINI FORMAT: THE STORY OF HUMAN CREATIVITY ACROSS TIME & SPACE

An accessible, comprehensive, freshly-updated celebration of the vast range of human artistry from 28,000 BC to today Brought completely up to date for this revised edition and now available in a compact new format, this new edition of Phaidon's groundbreaking book presents art differently from all other compendia by revealing the huge diversity - or in many cases, the similarity - of artistic achievements around the globe. Images of more than 600 works from all periods and regions are arranged in chronological order, each with a short text that puts the work in critical context and explains its contribution to the development of art history.
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BALTHUS – CATS & GIRLS

BALTHUS – CATS & GIRLS

Balthus's lifelong curiosity with the ambiguities and dark side of childhood resulted in his best-known and most iconic works. In these pictures, Balthus (1908-2001) mingles intuition into his young sitters' psyches with overt erotic desire and forbidding austerity, making them among the most powerful depictions of childhood and adolescence ever committed to canvas. Often included in these scenes are enigmatic cats, possible stand-ins for the artist himself.
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SCHIAPARELLI & PRADA IMPOSSIBLE CONVERSATIONS

SCHIAPARELLI & PRADA IMPOSSIBLE CONVERSATIONS

Although separated by time, Miuccia Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli—both Italian, both feminists—share striking affinities in terms of their design strategies and fashion manifestoes. Presented as an intimate "conversation," Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations aims to tease out formal and conceptual similarities between the two designers. Striking photographs and insightful texts illustrate the parallels between the two, including their preferences for interesting textiles and prints, eccentric color palettes, and a bold and playful approach to styling and accessories.
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JERUSALEM CHRONICLES FROM THE HOLY CITY

JERUSALEM CHRONICLES FROM THE HOLY CITY

Pyongyang, Shenzhen, and Burma Chronicles, required reading for understanding what daily life is like in cities few are able to travel to. In Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City, Delisle explores the complexities of a city that represents so much to so many. He eloquently examines the impact of the conflict on the lives of people on both sides of the wall while drolly recounting the quotidian: checkpoints, traffic jams, and holidays. When observing the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim populations that call Jerusalem home, Delisle's drawn line is both sensitive and fair, assuming nothing and drawing everything. Jerusalem showcases once more Delisle's mastery of the travelogue.
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MOTOWN THE SOUND OF YOUNG AMERICA

MOTOWN THE SOUND OF YOUNG AMERICA

Motown: The Sound of Young America is the definitive, authorised visual history of the Detroit-based independent record company which became a style unto itself, a prolific and hugely successful production line of suave, sassy and sophisticated music through the sixties, seventies and eighties. Featuring extensive, specially commissioned photography of treasures gathered from the archives, this landmark publication also captures the graphic and design iconography which underpinned Motown's extraordinary creativity.
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THIS BRUTAL WORLD

THIS BRUTAL WORLD

A curated collection of some of the most powerful and awe-inspiring Brutalist architecture ever built This Brutal World is a global survey of this compelling and much-admired style of architecture. It brings to light virtually unknown Brutalist architectural treasures from across the former eastern bloc and other far flung parts of the world. It includes works by some of the best contemporary architects including Zaha Hadid and David Chipperfield as well as by some of the master architects of the 20th century including Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Paul Rudolph and Marcel Breuer.
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DESPERATELY SEEKING BOWIE

DESPERATELY SEEKING BOWIE

Explore the geography of genius in Desperately Seeking Bowie, a pocket-sized hardcover that situates major milestones from David Bowie's career in the locations where they took place. Detailed maps show his movements around the world, while profiles of notable locales illuminate the interaction between artist and place. Bowie fans will be thrilled by this career-spanning tour of his global trajectory, from his home in New York City to the studio in Berlin where he recorded three of his albums, to the narrow London street where he posed for the cover of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.
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WHERE'S BANKSY?: BANKSY'S GREATEST WORKS IN CONTEXT

WHERE'S BANKSY?: BANKSY'S GREATEST WORKS IN CONTEXT

Where's Banksy? fully captures the drama of this illustrious artist's exploits on the world stage with clever chronologically-arranged maps. The only survey that looks at Banksy's entire street art career, from his earliest works in 2002 through Dismaland and to the present, the book details his most significant works one piece at a time, with photos and in-depth analysis of the history of each work as well as its often-deeper meaning. A modern day Robin Hood, Banksy's public persona has grown to mythic proportions, making his actual identity irrelevant. And yet, he can be found in his art work that is recognizable and accessible stylized social commentary for the masses.
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NEW SCANDINAVIAN GRAPHIC DESIGN

NEW SCANDINAVIAN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Known for its simplicity, minimalism, and functionality, Scandinavian graphic design has influenced the rest of the world for more than half a century. New Scandinavian Graphic Design provides top-notch examples of how the five Nordic countries - Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland - continue to be industry leaders in branding, packaging, editorial and web design.
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DESPERATELY SEEKING BANKSY

DESPERATELY SEEKING BANKSY

Explore the geography of genius in Desperately Seeking B**ksy, a pocket-sized, smaller sibling of Where's B**ksy that illuminates the interaction between artist and space.Where its predecessor featured in-depth analysis of each piece displayed, Desperately Seeking B**ksy offers accessibility and brevity for the more casual fan. The maps are streamlined, and analysis has been replaced by individual quotes that offer insight into the inspiration behind each piece. The art-work selection is up-to-the-minute, featuring 2017’s Bridge Farm Primary School and The Walled Off Hotel.
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AESTHETICA BOTANICA A LIFE WITH PLANTS

AESTHETICA BOTANICA A LIFE WITH PLANTS

Many have discovered the joys of living with indoor plants. They contribute not only to a healthier environment, but with proper styling, add a nice element to interior design schemes. For some living in more urban settings it is a matter of necessity, as home gardens are rare. For others living in more rural or suburban surroundings it is a matter of choice. Aesthetica Botanica visits the homes of artists, florists, gardeners and other plant enthusiasts who exemplify green living and are happy to share their stories and tips on caring for and decorating with plants.
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FOR THE VOICE

FOR THE VOICE

For the Voice is considered to be Lissitzky's masterpiece of modern typography which was originally published in Berlin in 1923. As Lissitzky explained, "I have tried to create an equivalent unity using the poem and the typography," this book is a magnificent example of collaboration between poet and artist. Lissitzky provided visual interpretation of Mayakovsky's poems and each of them is accompanied by a dynamic visual composition with symbolic meaning. Printed letters in red, black and white tones become pictorial signs, contributing to each poem's identity.
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THE BAUHAUS SERIES

THE BAUHAUS SERIES

In what he called his “illustrated guide to modern architecture,” which starts off the Bauhausbücher series, Gropius gives an overview of the international architecture of the mid-1920s. A preface by the author explores, briefly but in detail, the guiding principles that unite the avant-garde in all countries. This statement is followed by an extensive illustrated section showing examples of architecture from around the world. According to Gropius, these illustrations bear witness to the “development of a consistent worldview” that disposes of the prior role of the architect and expresses itself in a new language of shapes.
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ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT THE COMPLETE DRAWINGS FROM THE AMERICAN TRAVEL JOURNALS

ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT THE COMPLETE DRAWINGS FROM THE AMERICAN TRAVEL JOURNALS

At the dawn of the 19th-century, the Prussian explorer Alexander von Humboldt was granted permission to charter an expedition to Spain's colonies in the New World. Over the course of five years, Humboldt would travel to the Orinoco and Amazon rivers, predict the agricultural and commercial potential of Cuba, climb higher in the Andes than anyone before him, and acknowledge the achievements of the ancient indigenous American civilizations. And he recorded it all in a series of diaries. On occasion of the 250th anniversary of Humboldt's birth, the drawings from these diaries are now available in a large format, slip-cased edition.
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YOUR BED LOVES YOU: THE HEALING POWER OF SLEEP

YOUR BED LOVES YOU: THE HEALING POWER OF SLEEP

Whether you are tucked up into bed on the doctor's orders or struggling to get to sleep, you can use your time in bed to heal your soul and find delightful ways to get to sleep. In this charming book, bestselling author Meredith Gaston encourages us to discover how our bed time can be as creative as it is restorative, enriching our days and bringing joy and peace to our lives. We learn about our dreams, our sleeping positions, the comfort foods that can lull us to sleep and the dream catchers that can recall our innermost thoughts.
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THE BOOK OF CHRISTMAS: THE HIDDEN STORIES BEHIND OUR FESTIVE TRADITIONS

THE BOOK OF CHRISTMAS: THE HIDDEN STORIES BEHIND OUR FESTIVE TRADITIONS

What is the significance of misteltoe at Christmas? Why do we eat Brussel sprouts for Christmas dinner? When did turkeys become the plat du jour? Just who is, or was, Santa Claus? In The Book of Christmas, best-selling author and acclaimed historian, Christopher Winn, casts a witty and revealing eye on the stories, myths and legends of the most celebrated festival of the year: Christmas. In this lovingly written collection of festive myths, legends and (quite often) bizarre traditions, discover the fascinating stories behind some of our most cherished Christmas rituals and customs. 

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THIS IS HOME: THE ART OF SIMPLE LIVING

THIS IS HOME: THE ART OF SIMPLE LIVING

This is Home is about simple living - how to focus on our values to create authentic homes full of meaning and joy. Natalie Walton steps inside fifteen homes across the world to meet the people who made them, and discover whether there is some universality to what makes us happy in the spaces we inhabit. Filled with beautiful photography, transporting stories and practical advice, This is Home reminds and inspires us to nurture the space that helps make our lives possible.
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YOU HAD BETTER MAKE SOME NOISE: WORDS TO CHANGE THE WORLD

YOU HAD BETTER MAKE SOME NOISE: WORDS TO CHANGE THE WORLD

You Had Better Make Some Noise brings together the words of social activists, revolutionaries, artists, writers, musicians, philosophers, politicians, and more – a selection of the many individuals who have inspired us over the centuries. Familiar figures – Thomas Paine to Bertrand Russell, Augustine to Gloria Steinem, Harvey Milk to Ai Weiwei, James Baldwin to Margaret Mead – are joined by a chorus of voices that have made their own indelible marks on the legacy of protest and progress.
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EVERY DAY A WORD SURPRISES ME & OTHER QUOTES BY WRITERS

EVERY DAY A WORD SURPRISES ME & OTHER QUOTES BY WRITERS

Featuring the most inspirational and insightful collection of quotes by writers through the ages and across the globe, Every Day a Word Surprises Me is the ideal keepsake for readers, writers, and everyone who appreciates the exquisite power of words. This carefully curated book, packed with original research, is a go-to resource for thoughts on a variety of subjects, including originality, punctuation, reading, daily routines, rejection, money troubles, the creative process, love, truth, and more. ‘Every day a word surprises me’ is a quotation from British neurologist and author Oliver Sacks. This collection is full of its own surprises and hard-earned advice – communicated with the eloquence and clarity that only the world’s finest writers could summon.
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THOMAS BAYRLE: PLAYTIME

THOMAS BAYRLE: PLAYTIME

This richly illustrated monograph brings together Bayrle’s paintings, sculptures, drawings, wallpapers, installations, and prints from the past years to showcase his lasting influence and continued relevance. Bayrle, along with Gerhard Richter and Sigmar Polke, is considered a pivotal figure of the German pop movement, and his early adoption of computer-aided art production anticipated today’s digital aesthetics. This remarkable book highlights the full breadth and complexity of Bayrle’s career to date.
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MARK BRADFORD

MARK BRADFORD

Mark Bradford (born 1961 in Los Angeles, where he lives and works) is an artist best known for his large-scale abstract paintings that examine the class, race, and gender-based economies that structure urban society. A former graduate from the California Institute of the Arts and a MacArthur Genius grant fellow in 2009, Bradford started working on collages and installations made of materials scavenged from the streets. In doing so, he created a unique body of work that still stands as a strong response to the impromptu networks that emerge within a city.
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FRANK STELLA

FRANK STELLA

Initially influenced by the work of the abstract expressionists, Frank Stella subsequently rejected the movement in favour of more radical forms. In 1960 Stella presented his first series of aluminium paintings at Leo Castelli, causing the first upset in a long history of experiments that saw him tackling minimalism, post-painterly abstraction, and public art. This book examines Stella’s life and career in the context of the contemporary art world, featuring works from his recent blockbuster museum exhibitions as well as landmark works from throughout his career.
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VITAMIN D2

VITAMIN D2

More than 250,000 copies of books in the acclaimed ‘Vitamin’ series have been bought by art lovers across the world. In 2005, Vitamin D inaugurated a vibrant period for drawing, followed by Vitamin D2, which showcased 115 outstanding artists pushing the medium’s boundaries. With nominations from over 70 international critics and curators and an introduction by drawing expert Christian Rattemeyer, Vitamin D2 provides a broad overview of drawing while also looking towards its future.
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500 SELF-PORTRAITS

500 SELF-PORTRAITS

The challenge of interpreting and recreating their own likenesses has proven irresistible to artists throughout the ages. Originally published more than 80 years ago and last revised in 2000, this wholly new edition for 2018 presents a selection of powerfully evocative works by many of the world’s greatest artists – from Dürer and Rembrandt to Marina Abramovic ́, David Hockney, and Cindy Sherman – working in painting, photography, sculpture, and performance. Flowing in a chronological sequence, with interspersed artist quotes, it features essays by Julian Bell and Liz Rideal. This is both a useful resource and a thoughtful celebration of a much-loved art form.
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FLYING TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN

FLYING TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN

From the films of Woody Allen and the Coen Brothers to Margaret Atwood’s books and Arcade Fire’s songs, classical Greek and Roman myths continue to be a source of cultural inspiration. The struggles of heroes, both triumphant and tragic, with gods, monsters, and fate, exert a particular grip on our imagination. Visual artists have long expressed and reworked these foundational stories. This is the first book to unite myth-inspired artworks by ancient, modern, and contemporary artists, from Botticelli and Caravaggio to Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst.
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ELEMENTAL

ELEMENTAL

Based in Santiago, Chile, Elemental epitomises a new generation of pioneering, socially engaged architects. Led by Pritzker Prize-winner Alejandro Aravena, Elemental specializes in innovative, and humane public-interest projects, working on both large and small scales across Chile, the USA, Mexico, Switzerland, and China. This book beautifully, often irreverently, displays Elemental’s unique working methods and philosophy: each project – from structures like Anacleto Angelini UC Innovation Centre to residences and pioneering reconstruction plans – is accompanied by Aravena’s engaging texts, bringing to life his understanding of civil society and the built environment.
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DRAWING ARCHITECTURE

DRAWING ARCHITECTURE

Throughout history, architects have relied on drawings both to develop their ideas and communicate their vision to the world. This gorgeous collection brings together more than 250 of the finest architectural drawings of all time, revealing each architect’s process and personality as never before. Creatively paired to stimulate the imagination, the illustrations span the centuries and range from sketches to renderings, simple to intricate, built projects to a utopian ideal, famous to rarely seen – a true celebration of the art of architecture.
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MID-CENTURY MODERN ARCHITECTURE TRAVEL GUIDE: EAST COAST USA

MID-CENTURY MODERN ARCHITECTURE TRAVEL GUIDE: EAST COAST USA

The latest in this bestselling series is the first book to focus on the architectural wonders of the USA’s East Coast. Following the success of Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA, expert duo Lubell and Bradley have now curated a list of more than 250 must- see destinations, from icons such as The Met Breuer to hidden gems and virtually unknown examples, the fabulous beach houses of Fire Island, private homes in Connecticut, Manhattan skyscrapers, and, of course, Sarasota, Florida.
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SARAH LUCAS: AU NATUREL

SARAH LUCAS: AU NATUREL

Sarah Lucas emerged in the UK in the late 1980s, gaining notoriety for her bawdy and irreverent sculptures. Often using found objects, Lucas provokes viewers with works that challenge our notions of gender, sexuality, and identity. Featuring eight essays and an interview with the artist, this volume reveals the breadth and complexity of Lucas’s work in sculpture, photography, and installation over the past three decades.
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VERNER PANTON

VERNER PANTON

The uncompromising bad boy of postwar Danish design, Verner Panton created enduring icons of pop culture, beloved the world over. He broke with the Scandinavian tradition of handcrafted teak-wood furniture to pioneer the use of plastic, fibreglass, synthetic fabrics, and industrial mass production, and this thoroughly researched and exhaustively illustrated book examines Panton’s ground- breaking approach to environments, systems and patterns. Panton’s oeuvre is a truly pioneering achievement, the wide-ranging influence of which is still felt today.
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SHAPING CITIES IN AN URBAN AGE

SHAPING CITIES IN AN URBAN AGE

Shaping Cities in an Urban Age is the third and final addition to Phaidon’s hugely successful Endless City series, published in collaboration with the London School of Economics (LSE) and the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft (AHG). Generously illustrated with photographs, visual data, and statistics, and featuring a series of essays written by leading people in their fields, Shaping Cities addresses our most urgent contemporary and future urban issues by examining a set of key forces that have combined to create the city as we know it today.
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LUCIAN FREUD

LUCIAN FREUD

Larger-than-life British artist Lucian Freud had a career lasting over seven decades. He worked almost until the day he died, when he left his portrait of friend and studio assistant David Dawson unfinished. This sumptuous, two- volume, slipcased publication celebrates Freud’s work from the 1930s to his death in 2011, and includes hundreds of paintings, drawings and sketches, and etchings – even illustrated private letters. This is both a vital contribution to art scholarship and a gorgeous addition to the bookshelves of art lovers around the world.
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READING ART: ART FOR BOOK LOVERS

READING ART: ART FOR BOOK LOVERS

As every book tells a story, every book in art is part of an intriguing, engaging, and relatable image. Books are depicted as indicators of intellect in portraits, as symbols of piety in religious paintings, as subjects in still lifes, and as the raw material for contemporary installations. Reading Art spotlights artworks from museums and collections around the globe, creating a gorgeous, inspiring homage to both the written word and to its pivotal role in the visual world.
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OLAFUR ELIASSON: EXPERIENCE

OLAFUR ELIASSON: EXPERIENCE

Conceived in close collaboration with the artist, this survey tracks Eliasson’s artistic practice from its start in the 1990s to the present – including works completed this year. Through hundreds of illustrations bracketed by writings on and by Eliasson, the book provides an unparalleled overview of his remarkably accessible output, from such large-scale interactive experiences as The weather project (2003) at Tate Modern to smaller, more delicate works on paper or made of glass, and includes photography, painting, and film.
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RED: ARCHITECTURE IN MONOCHROME

RED: ARCHITECTURE IN MONOCHROME

From the earliest structures to today’s contemporary creations, red has been one of the most traditional, and, at the same time, most cutting-edge, colors in the built world. This book brings together 150 of the finest examples of red buildings – from the deep-red and stainless steel of LA’s Petersen Automotive Museum to Moscow’s red-brick State Museum and beyond. Its visual pairings juxtapose striking works in a fresh, new approach to looking at and understanding architecture.
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PET-TECTURE: DESIGN FOR PETS

PET-TECTURE: DESIGN FOR PETS

The perfect book for design-conscious pet owners and animal lovers alike, Pet-tecture presents an irresistible assortment of hundreds of houses and objects by the world’s leading designers, created with our furred and feathered friends in mind – from cats and dogs to birds, rabbits, horses, fish, mice, guinea pigs – even kangaroos and turtles! Whether it’s playful cat trees, concrete dog homes, luxury chicken coops, 3D-printed fish tanks, or a dog-shaped cat scratcher, Pet-tecture has the incredible range of design for animals covered.
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MANAGEMENT OF ART GALLERIES

MANAGEMENT OF ART GALLERIES

What makes an art gallery successful? How do galleries ensure their marketing is right? How should galleries best approach new markets and customers, while still serving their loyal clientele? Based on the results of an anonymous survey sent to more than 8,000 galleries in the US, UK, and Germany, Magnus Resch’s insightful examination of the business of selling art, newly updated and revised, is a compelling read, with an approach that is both aspirational and practical.
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ANDY WARHOL "GIANT" SIZE : MINI FORMAT

ANDY WARHOL "GIANT" SIZE : MINI FORMAT

Andy Warhol “Giant” Size remains the definitive document of this remarkable creative force, and a telling look at late twentieth-century pop culture. Now in a highly accessible trim size, it’s still packed with more than 2,000 illustrations culled from rarely seen archival material, documentary photography, and artwork. Dave Hickey’s compelling essay on Warhol’s geek-to-guru evolution combines with chapter openers by Warhol friends and insiders to give special insight into the way the enigmatic artist led his life and made his art.
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ATLAS OF BRUTALIST ARCHITECTURE

ATLAS OF BRUTALIST ARCHITECTURE

The Brutalist aesthetic is enjoying a renaissance – and this book documents Brutalism as never before. In the most wide-ranging investigation ever undertaken into one of architecture’s most powerful movements, more than 850 Brutalist buildings – existing and demolished, classic and contemporary – are organized geographically into nine continental regions. Much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond – 102 countries in all, proving that Brutalism was, and continues to be, a truly international architectural phenomenon.
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THE ANDY WARHOL CATALOGUE RAISONNE, PAINTINGS 1976-1978

THE ANDY WARHOL CATALOGUE RAISONNE, PAINTINGS 1976-1978

This two-book addition to The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné persuasively demonstrates the subversive core of Warhol’s art. Intent on radical departure from his portraiture in the early seventies, Warhol’s production gradually became anything but ‘just faces’. From portraits of athletes and self-portraits to his Skull and Hammer and Sickle series, the Torso and Sex Parts paintings, and his abstract Piss, Oxidation, and Cum canvases, volume 5 showcases Warhol’s work
as powerful, and provocative as ever.
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YVES SAINT LAURENT ACCESSORIES

YVES SAINT LAURENT ACCESSORIES

From his inaugural collection in 1962 to his final presentation in 2002, Yves Saint Laurent conceived one-of-a-kind accessories to complement his legendary couture clothing. Designed and edited in close collaboration with the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Accessories is the only book to date to shed light on the exquisite and rarely documented jewellery, hats, shoes, and handbags that elevated the outfits created by one of the most influential fashion designers of all time.
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GRACE : THIRTY YEARS OF FASHION AT VOGUE

GRACE : THIRTY YEARS OF FASHION AT VOGUE

Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue showcases some of the most memorable photographs published in British and American Vogue from 1972 to 2002, stories created by the iconic fashion editor Grace Coddington. Both monograph and memoir, the book shows how Coddington transformed static studio portraiture into modern vivid tableaux and turned location shoots into cinematic narratives. This edition, at a new smaller trim size, introduces Coddington’s iconic work to broad audiences of readers and fashion lovers alike.
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THE FASHION BOOK

THE FASHION BOOK

‘The fashion bible.’ – Vogue. The Fashion Book captures the history of fashion in one beautiful package. Now available in a new hardcover, midi-format gift edition, The Fashion Book has been updated with a new cover and, as a new feature for this format, a detailed timeline that chronicles the history of fashion. Spanning almost 200 years The Fashion Book contains all the biggest and brightest names in fashion – including designers, photographers, style icons, models and retailers.

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ADR BOOK: BEYOND FASHION

ADR BOOK: BEYOND FASHION


Anna dello Russo is one of the fashion world’s most fascinating characters, with a truly global profile and a career that continues to take her in groundbreaking directions. Designed as a keepsake box filled with a variety of surprises – a flip book, two large posters, a pack of signature fashion trading cards, a pop-up book, extracts from her personal diary, and much more – this highly covetable object features some of dello Russo’s best work and reflects her eccentric personality, creativity, and playful wit.

 
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CALIFORNIA CAPTURED

CALIFORNIA CAPTURED

Los Angeles photographer Marvin Rand created iconic images of some of the most celebrated architectural creations of his time, photographing buildings by the likes of Modernist masters Craig Ellwood, Louis Kahn, and Frank Lloyd Wright to capture the essence of their work – and, in doing so, played a critical role in shaping the Mid-Century California style now worshiped the world over. The discovery of Rand’s archive has brought a treasure trove to life, and California Captured showcases it – and the period – as never before.
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SNARKITECTURE

SNARKITECTURE

Fast becoming one of the world’s most sought- after studios, Snarkitecture has designed installations, architecture, products, and furniture for a diverse range of clients, including COS, Kith, Calvin Klein, the New Museum, Kartell, and Beats by Dre. This book presents more than 70 of their projects and investigates how its founders, artist Daniel Arsham and architect Alex Mustonen, work at the interface between their disciplines to come up with some of the most beguiling and fascinating designs seen in recent years.
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ANIMAL: EXPLORING THE ZOOLOGICAL WORLD

ANIMAL: EXPLORING THE ZOOLOGICAL WORLD

Animal: Exploring the Zoological World is a visually stunning, broad-ranging survey in the style of Phaidon’s internationally bestselling Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World. Through 300 images, carefully curated by an international panel of experts, the book chronicles the captivating visual history of humankind’s fascination with animals. Highlighting the extraordinary diversity of life on earth, Animal combines manuscripts, paintings, prints, and illustrations with photographs and digital renderings to bring the zoological world vividly to life.
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THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO BETTER LIVING

THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO BETTER LIVING

Monocle is one of the most successful magazines to be developed in the past decade.
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MADRID

MADRID

A sumptuous serving of Madrid’s outposts of good food, design, retail, and more, this definitive travel guide will make you feel like a local no matter where you are from.
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START ME UP!

START ME UP!

NEW BRANDING FOR BUSINESSES
Start Me Up! is a compendium of innovative corporate design for a new generation. Brimming with imaginative business ideas that range from a turban tailoring house to an artistically ambitious mattress manufactory, it presents brands that break away from stereotypes through their visual identities.
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TRADITIONAL COUTURE

TRADITIONAL COUTURE

FOLKLORIC HERITAGE COSTUMES
In Traditional Couture, German fashion photographer Gregor Hohenberg portrays the individuals, young and old alike, who currently wear authentic, traditional attire throughout his homeland. With an eye and sensibility with which he usually works with magazines including Elle, Vogue, and T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Hohenberg captures the dignity of the wearers, the beauty of their surroundings, and the glorious details of their distinctive clothing and its intricate tailoring.
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FOR THE RECORD

FOR THE RECORD

CONVERSATIONS WITH PEOPLE WHO HAVE SHAPED THE WAY WE LISTEN TO MUSIC
The Red Bull Music Academy is creating the future of music by bringing the vanguard of the industry together. In the book For the Record, the leaders shaping the current musical landscape offer their insights on today’s most relevant topics and how they will affect the evolution of music production.
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THE CHILDREN AND THE WHALE

THE CHILDREN AND THE WHALE

The Children and the Whale is a bedtime story, a magical journey and reminder to enjoy the adventurous moments we create in the world.
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UPGRADE

UPGRADE

HOME EXTENSIONS, ALTERATIONS AND REFURBISHMENT
Upgrade explores architectural and design concepts that seek to enhance and repurpose our surroundings. From slight changes to complete renovations, the spectrum of possibilities is vast. Extensions upon a rooftop. Factories turned into relaxing retreats. Wood additions contrast with antique brick exteriors. Through engaging anecdotes and inspiriting images, Upgrade provides vibrant exemplars and enthusiasm for revamping existing spaces.
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THE HIDDEN TRACKS

THE HIDDEN TRACKS

HIKING ADVENTURES OFF THE BEATEN PATH EXPLORED BY CAM HONAN
Embark on a thrilling exploration of the world's most exciting, magnificent, and diverse walking trails and hiking destinations. Besides the better-known paths, The Hidden Tracks will also highlight some of the more out-of-the-way gems - be it an expedition on the other side of the world or a day's hike just a few hours from your hometown.

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DO YOU LOOK LIKE YOUR DOG? MATCH DOGS WITH THEIR HUMANS: A MEMORY GAME

DO YOU LOOK LIKE YOUR DOG? MATCH DOGS WITH THEIR HUMANS: A MEMORY GAME

Do You Look Like Your Dog? by Gerrard Gethings, written by Mark Edmonds, and published by Laurence King in September 2018 is a hilarious new matching game that pairs dogs with their owners.
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THE INK HOUSE

THE INK HOUSE

The Ink House, by Rory Dobner and published by Laurence King in October 2018 is an unique picture book that takes readers on a journey through a curious and creative world.
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TTT: TATTOO

TTT: TATTOO

TTT: Tattoo by TTTism and Nicholas Schonberger, published by Laurence King in September 2018, is a high-quality, lavishly illustrated art book exploring contemporary tattoo culture across the world.
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HOW TO RAISE A PLANT (AND MAKE IT LOVE YOU BACK)

HOW TO RAISE A PLANT (AND MAKE IT LOVE YOU BACK)

How to Raise a Plant: and Make It Love You Back by Morgan Doane and Erin Harding, published by Laurence King in October 2018, is a guide to plant husbandry aimed at a new generation of indoor gardening enthusiasts.

 
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VALIDATED : THE MAKEUP OF VAL GARLAND

VALIDATED : THE MAKEUP OF VAL GARLAND

Val Garland, the fashion industry's leading makeup artist, explores her career highlights and the inspiration behind her most memorable work. She talks for the first time about working with cultural icons including Kate Moss, Edward Enninful, Nick Knight, Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano and more.
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ROCK THE SHACK

ROCK THE SHACK

Rock the Shack takes us to the places we long for. For the first time in the history of humankind, more people live in cities than in the country. Yet, at the same time, more and more city dwellers are yearning for rural farms, mountain cabins, or seaside homes.
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YOU'RE INVITED!

YOU'RE INVITED!

We all love to be invited. The wedding of a relative; a friend's garden party; the launch of a new fashion label. Whether private party or corporate affair, a special occasion deserves a special invitation. You’re Invited! provides alluring invitations fashioned with hand-lettering techniques, fine paper choices, innovative printing methods, and more.
 
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ANIMAL ALLSTARS

ANIMAL ALLSTARS

The anomalous animals of the African continent get their moment in the spotlight. From honey badgers to electric catfish, Animal Allstars provides factual and fantastical fun.
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WHAT DO GROWN-UPS DO ALL DAY?

WHAT DO GROWN-UPS DO ALL DAY?

What Do Grown-Ups Do All Day? depicts punk rock drummers, journalists, male nurses, bistro chefs, designers, and more. What Do Grown-Ups Do All Day? illustrates that anything is possible for girls and boys.
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I AM LIFE

I AM LIFE

Life is in all things; personified as an unassuming yet enchanting creature, Life visits flowers, animals, and humans with her gifts of energy and positivity.
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THE BIG BOOK OF TREASURES

THE BIG BOOK OF TREASURES

The Big Book of Treasures tells the stories of famous treasure hunters from past centuries; from the lost Aztec treasure of La Noche Triste to the recovered gold coins and bars of the SS Central America to the Padmanabhaswamy temple treasure found in India to the exploits of The Sass Brothers, adventure undoubtedly awaits.
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FAST FORWARD

FAST FORWARD

Cars do much more than take us from point A to B: they transport us into the future. Extraordinary vehicles anticipate design trends and make design accessible to the general public.
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LOS LOGOS 8

LOS LOGOS 8

Los Logos 8 is the authoritative reference on contemporary logo design. As with previous editions of Gestalten’s indispensable Los Logos series, this expertly curated collection is both a guide to the latest innovations and a prognostication of coming trends.
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BELOW ZERO

BELOW ZERO

Colder temperatures invite a variety of unique ways to interact with nature. Dog sleighs and snowshoes facilitate movement across snowy plains for everyday icy life whilst ice motocross and figure skating provide a burst of adrenaline.
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NORTHERN DELIGHTS

NORTHERN DELIGHTS

Northern Delights reveals why hardly any other interior or product design is so timeless, so functional, so aesthetic, and of such high quality as that of Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark.
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THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO COSY HOMES

THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO COSY HOMES

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 with portraits of the people who can make it happen.
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EVERGREEN

EVERGREEN

Private paradises nestled in the backyards of homes. Rooftops that act as community gardens. Edible patches of beauty hidden within city blocks. Evergreen shows the verdant aesthetic statement that allows city dwellers to bring nature back into the every day and quenches urban gardening desires.
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KITCHEN KULTURE

KITCHEN KULTURE

The kitchen is the new living room: a space for social gathering, collaborative cooking, event hosting, and communal dining. Undergoing immense transformation through time and continually adapting to current social and aesthetic trends, the room that used to be a service area relegated to the back of the house is now the multi-functional hub of the home.
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SCANDINAVIA DREAMING

SCANDINAVIA DREAMING

The nuanced realm of Nordic design has two personalities. On one side, there sits the open, light, friendly, and democratic constituent. And, on the other hand, is its moody counterpart: sleek and sophisticated; timeless and traditional; and deeply rooted in the sensations and juxtapositions of nature.
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ONE YEAR ON A BIKE

ONE YEAR ON A BIKE

Martijn Doolaard traded the convenience of a car and the distractions of daily life for a cross-continental cycling journey: a biped adventure that would take him from Amsterdam to Singapore.
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WANDERLUST

WANDERLUST

The Narrows Top Down Route, the spectacular El Caminito del Rey in Spain, the fabled Kumano Kodo pilgrimage in Japan, or a mythical hiking path in the land of the giants in Norway – Wanderlust explores legendary hiking trails in enchanting corners of the world and over a variety of terrain: thin ice and desert sands; coastal tracks and forest pathways.
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ROME

ROME

Energetic and sprawling, brimming with culture and piled high with layers of history: Rome is a beguiling, vivacious ever-changing creature. Good guidance is essential: it’s easy to be waylaid by the big-ticket sites, myriad trattorias and cobblestoned shopping streets.
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BERLIN

BERLIN

This is a city in perpetual flux and its ability to reinvent itself can be attributed  to its complex history. Today there’s a seductive allure to the German capital’s dynamism and willingness to create anew.
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PORSCHE 911

PORSCHE 911

When Ferdinand Porsche could not find a sports car he liked, he decided to build one himself. And now, the rest is history: Jerry Seinfeld drives it; Boris Johnson admires it; Steve McQueen loves it; and Jeremy Clarkson hates it.
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THE FLY FISHER

THE FLY FISHER

Fly fishing combines connecting with nature, the defining of personal aesthetics, and physical activity. The Fly Fisher shows the most beautiful fishing spots, self-tied flies, and the right equipment for this increasingly popular lark of leisure.
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THE PENCIL PERFECT

THE PENCIL PERFECT

The Pencil Perfect takes its namesake’s four simple ingredients – wood, graphite, clay, and water – and narrates a tale of worldwide influence and innovation.
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SURF SHACKS

SURF SHACKS

Many abodes can fall under the label of surf shack: New York City apartments, cabins nestled next to national parks, or tiny Hawaiian huts. Surfing communities are overflowing with creativity, innovation, and rich personas.
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NEW ROMANCE

NEW ROMANCE

The raw charm of rustic farmhouses, the inviting ease of country homes: New Romance presents romantic interiors inspired by modernity.
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SMALL HOMES, GRAND LIVING

SMALL HOMES, GRAND LIVING

Small Homes, Grand Living’s assortment of projects and homes pays homage to the iconic innovation within modest living areas and shows the creative usage of space in continually expanding urban areas.
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INSIDE UTOPIA

INSIDE UTOPIA

Spectacular and reflective, unpretentious and efficient: the breathtaking Elrod House by John Lautner; the Lagerfeld Apartment near Cannes that seems like a set from a science fiction film; Palais Bulles in France with its organic and unique architecture.
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BOHEMIAN RESIDENCE

BOHEMIAN RESIDENCE

Urban landscapes offer a multitude of enticing options: from cozy apartments to chic duplexes to historic townhouses.
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FOREVER MORE

FOREVER MORE

Forever More covers the best of the ever-changing contemporary tattoo underground. Bold tribal motifs and gritty stick and pokes bask in a resurgence alongside the fluidity of watercolors and the deviance of Art Brut.
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ROCK THE BOAT

ROCK THE BOAT

Moveable homes with endless opportunities for exploration and changes of scenery. Converted ferries provide ample space for families.
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TAKE A BATH

TAKE A BATH

The bathroom is multifaceted: the room where you start your morning routine and unwind at the end of a long day; a sanctuary within one’s own four walls; or a place to pause before rushing out the door.
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NORTHERN COMFORT

NORTHERN COMFORT

The Nordic Art of Creative Living
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ALPHABETICS

ALPHABETICS

AN AESTHETICALLY AWESOME ALLITERATED ALPHABET ANTHOLOGY
From Atticus, the altruistic astronaut, to Zooey, the zonked zombie, this book revamps the ABCs.
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SHOPLIFTER!

SHOPLIFTER!

NEW RETAIL ARCHITECTURE AND BRAND SPACES
Disrupted by online shopping, shops and brands find themselves in a permanent battle over the most innovative store concepts, striking window displays, and genius presentation of goods, to breathe new life into the traditional retail flow.
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LITTLE BIG ROOMS

LITTLE BIG ROOMS

NEW NURSERIES AND ROOMS TO PLAY IN
A child’s room must be fun both for its smaller inhabitants and for the parents that arrange them; it’s here that budding young minds first begin to explore the world.
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VELO CITY

VELO CITY

BICYCLE CULTURE AND CITY LIFE
For a cycling enthusiast, only the perfect bike will do.
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THE MYSTERY OF THE GOLDEN WONDERFLOWER

THE MYSTERY OF THE GOLDEN WONDERFLOWER

Fox embarks on a journey through the mountains to search for this fascinatingly fabulous plant.
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THE CAROUSEL OF ANIMALS

THE CAROUSEL OF ANIMALS

A POP-UP BOOK BY GÉRARD LO MONACO
A lion riding a dog, monkeys boxing a kangaroo, a fox riding a fire engine… This is one ride children won’t want to miss! As the book unfolds and the carousel starts to turn, we see a troupe of characters march past in colorful array.
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HIT THE ROAD

HIT THE ROAD

VANS, NOMADS AND ROADSIDE ADVENTURES
Hit the Road – and leave your comfort zone behind. Step aboard a four-wheeled home that allows you the freedom to stay wherever you want, whenever you want, and however you want.
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RECORDMANIA

RECORDMANIA

ATLAS OF THE INCREDIBLE
The biggest, the strongest, the fastest, the loudest—Recordmania sets the bar for the best atlas of the world’s incredible records.
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HOW BIG IS BIG? HOW FAR IS FAR? ALL AROUND ME

HOW BIG IS BIG? HOW FAR IS FAR? ALL AROUND ME

Designed to be playful in its approach by using relatable comparisons that are brought into the child’s own daily sphere.
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PETITE PLACES

PETITE PLACES

CLEVER INTERIORS FOR HUMBLE HOMES
From living rooms and kitchens to bedrooms and bathrooms, small spaces can offer immense possibilities. 

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THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO BUILDING BETTER CITIES

THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO BUILDING BETTER CITIES

What makes a great city? What are the world’s most livable cities? In this book, Monocle reveals what makes a metropolis tick.
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THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO HOTELS, INNS AND HIDEAWAYS

THE MONOCLE GUIDE TO HOTELS, INNS AND HIDEAWAYS

A MANUAL FOR EVERYONE FROM HOLIDAYMAKERS TO HOTELIERS. WE SIDESTEP THE HUMDRUM HAUNTS IN FAVOUR OF STAYS WITH SUBSTANCE.
Monocle’s latest book will tell you where to find a top hotel—and also how to design or run your own.
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Born-Free

Born-Free

THE HOME OF VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE AND CHOPPER CULTURE
Change your life. buy a bike. Become a part of the motorcycle family. Live to ride, ride to live. You were born free! Born-Free is the Woodstock of the motorcycle scene: the world’s biggest gathering for riders of vintage custom motorcycles.
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RIDE OUT!

RIDE OUT!

MOTORCYCLE ROADTRIPS AND ADVENTURES
Indulge in one of the most liberating adventures: motorcycle adventures around the world. 

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THE GRAND HOSTELS

THE GRAND HOSTELS

LUXURY HOSTELS OF THE WORLD BY BUDGETTRAVELLER
Hostels are more fun! Would you like to explore cities with like-minded people when you travel? Live the local life, and take part in communal activities?
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THE INCOMPLETE

THE INCOMPLETE

HIGHSNOBIETY GUIDE TO STREET FASHION AND CULTURE. The history of street fashion and an encyclopaedia of culturally-relevant street fashion brands. Highsnobiety is the fashion authority to present the menswear brands to know and the garments that are not just foolproof — but trendproof.
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NEWSPAPER DESIGN

NEWSPAPER DESIGN

Newspaper Design showcases the best of editorial and graphic design from the most renowned newspapers across the world, and proves that skillful news design matters more than ever before.
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THE CURRENT

THE CURRENT

NEW WHEELS FOR THE POST-PETROL AGE
The future of mobility is electric, and it could be our most thrilling ride yet! 

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UPSTART!

UPSTART!

Visual identities for start-ups and new businesses

Upstart! showcases an exciting range of visual identities for start-ups and young businesses.

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4 PHOTOBOOKS ON HOLIDAY RESORTS YOU MUST SEE

4 PHOTOBOOKS ON HOLIDAY RESORTS YOU MUST SEE

Discover the present and future condition of holiday resorts through the eyes of photographers who have documented the hot summer days. If you wish to escape the sweltering heat of these months, dive in the sea of photography and swim with the bookish tide, check out our books’ selection.  

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MICHAEL MACK ON PUBLISHING AND BOOKS

MICHAEL MACK ON PUBLISHING AND BOOKS

Michael Mack is the founder of London-based independent art and photography publishing house – Mack Book. Mack works with established and emerging artists, writers and curators, and cultural institutions. In 2012, he established the First Book Award, in collaboration with the National Media Museum, Bradford and the Wilson Centre for Photography, London.
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THE NOMAD’S SPACE

THE NOMAD’S SPACE

The widely considered hallmark of every great civilisation that went down in history is ingenious and staggering architecture. Great architecture — magnificent temples, palaces and other residencies – symbolised the power of society and their sovereigns, the established hierarchy in the state, but also the unique discoveries of technology.
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