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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FEED ME

FEED ME

To dog owners, their pets are regarded as cherished members of the family, and they care about their health and well-being as they would that of a human. And, as with humans, animal illness is often traced to a poor diet, commonly caused by processed food made with preservatives. This book aims to change the way people feed their dogs, with 50 easy- to-follow recipes for nutritious and easy- to-make meals adjustable for dogs of different weights, sizes, breeds, and activity levels.
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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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WHERE CHEFS EAT: A GUIDE TO CHEFS' FAVORITE RESTAURANTS

WHERE CHEFS EAT: A GUIDE TO CHEFS' FAVORITE RESTAURANTS

Forget the restaurant guides with entries chosen by a panel of ‘experts’. This 1,184-page guide is by the real specialists, featuring over 3,000 recommendations for more than 4,500 restaurants in more than 70 countries from more than 650 of the world’s best chefs, including: Jason Atherton, Shannon Bennett, Helena Rizzo, Stephen Harris, Yotam Ottolenghi, Yoshihiro Narisawa, and hundreds more. And, with a new international slate of editors, this third version is more comprehensive than ever.
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