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The Dalai Lama's secret temple  by Ian Baker

The Dalai Lama's secret temple

Ian Baker

"At the heart of this book are 150 color photographs of the Lukhang temple and its murals, taken in the most challenging conditions by photographer Thomas Laird. Ian Baker's text, which places these remarkable works within their historical, cultural ...

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Bird photographer of the year. Collection 3

Bird photographer of the year. Collection 3

"This beautiful book accompanies the photographic competition celebrating some of the best bird photography of the year. The Bird Photographer of the Year competition celebrates the artistry of bird photography, and this large-format book is lavishly...

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Make better pictures  by Henry Horenstein

Make better pictures

Henry Horenstein

From acclaimed photography instructor Henry Horenstein comes his most accessible, gift-friendly book yet. He distills decades of experience into easy to remember tips that will transform your photography on any device. With before-and-after images th...

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Georgian jewellery 1714-1830  by Ginny Redington Dawes

Georgian jewellery 1714-1830

Ginny Redington Dawes

"Georgian Jewellery is a celebration of the style and excellence of the eighteenth century, and of the ingenuity that produced such a wealth of fabulous jewellery. Heavy academic tomes have already been written about the period, but this book examines...

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British Wildlife Photography Awards. 9.

British Wildlife Photography Awards. 9.

"This dazzling collection showcases the very best of the British Wildlife Photography Awards, presenting over 150 of the winning, commended and shortlisted images from the 2018 competition. Featuring a range of photography from world-leading professionals...

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Overgrown  by Julian Raxworthy

Overgrown

Julian Raxworthy

"Addressing one of the most repressed subjects in landscape architecture, this book could only have been written by someone who is both an experienced gardener and a landscape architect. With Overgrown, Julian Raxworthy offers a watershed work in the...

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The Oxford handbook of Greek and Roman art and architecture

The Oxford handbook of Greek and Roman art and architecture

"This handbook explores key aspects of art and architecture in ancient Greece and Rome. Drawing on the perspectives of scholars of various generations, nationalities, and backgrounds, it discusses Greek and Roman ideas about art and architecture, as ...

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Every wall is a door  by Regula Laux

Every wall is a door

Regula Laux

"From giant murals emblazoned on towering building facades to delicate stencils subtly decorating power boxes or subway stations: Urban Art is transforming the urban fabric into an omnipresent open-air gallery. Despite, or perhaps precisely because of,...

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Cultural travels with an architectural eye /cPeter Sheppard. by Peter J Sheppard

Cultural travels with an architectural eye /cPeter Sheppard.

Peter J Sheppard

"Architecture is far from mere buildings. Nor is it about individual projects, let-alone fashion images. It involves landform, context, nature, community and culture, heritage, identity, people values, aesthetic expression, and planning. It gives us ...

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Keep on Kimi Ora  by Edith Amituanai

Keep on Kimi Ora

Edith Amituanai

"Last year, Edith was invited to the Hawke’s Bay by the Hastings City Art Gallery to work with the students at Kimi Ora School in Flaxmere. Over five weeks, Edith taught the students about photography, and invited them into a conversation about what it...

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Oliver Jeffers  by Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers

"Artist Oliver Jeffers gives readers an unprecedented and intimate window into his creative process, weaving his popular works with never-before-seen art and illustrations, alongside his personal story of how he came to art, his love of books, and hi...

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Thannhauser Collection  by creator Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Thannhauser Collection

creator Solomon R. Guggenheim Museu...

"When Justin K. Thannhauser (1892-1976) brought his collection of modern art to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in 1965, it was his crowning achievement after more than a half-century as one of Europe's most influential and distinguished collectors ...

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Arts and crafts jewelry in Boston  by Nonie Gadsden

Arts and crafts jewelry in Boston

Nonie Gadsden

"A vibrant and active community of jewelry makers at the turn of the century in Boston, united by the ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement, created works of wearable art that came to define the 'Boston look' -- characterized by colorful stones and ...

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Forever strange  by Jasmine Becket-Griffith

Forever strange

Jasmine Becket-Griffith

"For the past two decades, fantasy artist Jasmine Becket-Griffith has entranced a worldwide audience with her pop-surrealist acrylic paintings. Exploring themes of magic, mystery, and historical reference, infused with gothic melancholy, her original...

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Living big in a tiny house  by Bryce Langston

Living big in a tiny house

Bryce Langston

"Many of us dream of having a life free from rent, mortgages and utility bills and for some this dream is being achieved by living in a tiny house. Small, compact buildings offer an appealing way to live more sustainably, providing smart, energy-effi...

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MoMA at NGV  by Samantha Friedman

MoMA at NGV

Samantha Friedman

Since opening to the public in 1929, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has amassed one of the most significant collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. The major exhibition MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, p...

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Matisse and decoration  by John Klein

Matisse and decoration

John Klein

Between 1935 and his death at midcentury, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) undertook many decorative projects and commissions. These include mural paintings, stained glass, ceramic tiles, lead crystal pieces, carpets, tapestries, fashion fabrics, and...

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Francois-Xavier & Claude Lalanne  by Adrian Dannatt

Francois-Xavier & Claude Lalanne

Adrian Dannatt

The legendary husband-and-wife artist team has been the inspiration for high-society collectors and decorators, such as Pierre Berge, Serge Gainsbourg, Peter Marino, Jane Holzer, and Reed Krakoff for over five decades. Crossing over many audiences - ...

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John Blackburn  by Ian Massey

John Blackburn

Ian Massey

This is the first ever monograph on the work of the British artist John Blackburn (b.1932). Ian Massey traces the stylistic and technical development of the artist's work from the 'Encaustic' paintings of the early 1960s through to the present day. H...

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The human figure in Islamic art  by Kjeld von Folsach

The human figure in Islamic art

Kjeld von Folsach

'The Human Figure in Islamic Art' is the book behind the exhibition of the same name that will open at the David Collection on November 24, 2017. The book - like the exhibition - focuses on an unusually and rarely elucidated subject in the world of I...

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Jannis Kounellis  by Philip Larratt-Smith

Jannis Kounellis

Philip Larratt-Smith

This book is the final, most comprehensive book ever made by Greek-born Jannis Kounellis, one of the key artists in the Arte Povera movement. Following his breakthrough in the late 1960s in Rome, when he questioned the traditionally sterile environment...

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Spectrum 25

Spectrum 25

The best-selling Spectrum series, often imitated but never equaled, continues with this lavishly produced 25th annual. Spectrum is the premier showcase for imaginative fantastic arts in the book, comic, film, horror, illustration, sculpture, conceptual...

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Moved to tears  by Rebecca Bailey Bedell

Moved to tears

Rebecca Bailey Bedell

In 'Moved to Tears', Rebecca Bedell overturns received ideas about sentimental art. Countering its association with trite and saccharine Victorian kitsch, Bedell argues that major American artists-from John Trumbull and Charles Willson Peale in the e...

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Living with Matisse, Picasso and Christo  by Monte Packham

Living with Matisse, Picasso and Christo

Monte Packham

"Living with Matisse, Picasso, and Christo' explores one of the most ambitious and idiosyncratic - yet largely unknown - private collections of 20th-century Western art, and its complex, charismatic creator Theodor "Teto" Ahrenberg (1912-89). Containing...

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Frederic Church's Olana on the Hudson  by Frederic Edwin Church

Frederic Church's Olana on the Hudson

Frederic Edwin Church

"Frederic Church, the leader of the much-loved group of artists known as the Hudson River School, made his name as a painter of monumental landscapes in the mid-1800s, helping to develop our vision of landscape and shaping the cultural identity of America....

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Russia

Russia

"The histories of the British and Russian royal families have been entwined for centuries. In the first publication to examine the relationship between Britain and Russia using artworks drawn exclusively from the Royal Collection, Russia: Art, Royalty...

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Sacred spaces  by Guillaume de Laubier

Sacred spaces

Guillaume de Laubier

"From St. Peter's Basilica in Rome to Notre-Dame in Paris, Christian churches represent some of our most significant architectural achievements, designed to evoke wonder and awe. Offering unprecedented access to a collection of revered religious land...

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When a factory becomes a home  by Chris van Uffelen

When a factory becomes a home

Chris van Uffelen

"Housing shortages and building dereliction are fundamental challenges, concerning also the current architectural landscape. That these problems can be overcome by addressing them together has been proven by the increasingly successful reactivation a...

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Small space living  by Roberta Sandenbergh

Small space living

Roberta Sandenbergh

"For urban dwellers in small apartments, freelancers working from home, expectant parents/parents of young children who will need more space, those who want to make large homes feel cozy, anyone wanting to downsize, anyone with roommates, fans of the...

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Patterson  by Andrew Patterson

Patterson

Andrew Patterson

"In Maori culture, architecture is approached as a construction of beliefs: a building must emulate and amplify personalities, hopes and aspirations, becoming the physical expression of those who inhabit it. These ideas and others are the inspirations...

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Small space style  by Whitney Leigh Morris

Small space style

Whitney Leigh Morris

"Interior design maven Whitney Leigh Morris makes living in under 400 square feet look elegant and effortless--even with a husband, baby, and two Beagles in the mix. In her debut book, Whitney shares her ideas and practices for making any tiny space ...

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Scenic playground  by Peter Alsop

Scenic playground

Peter Alsop

"This lavish book explores the story behind the promotion of New Zealand's mountains - through posters, advertisements, hand-coloured photos and more. It explains how the country built its reputation as an alpine playground and, alongside, how mountains...

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Hollywood modern  by Michael Stern

Hollywood modern

Michael Stern

"This book looks at the intersection of celebrity and design, through the case of 25 houses designed by great architects for their informed, trend-setting, and extremely famous clients, in Southern California. Hollywood Modern spans the modern era, f...

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Houses by the shore  by Bryon Hawes

Houses by the shore

Bryon Hawes

"A range of projects encompassing myriad geographic and cultural inspirations show some of the world's most inviting residences, built in stone and glass, in wood and steel and concrete. The houses vary in size and style, though all within the realm of...

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Jewelry

Jewelry

"As an art form, jewelry is defined primarily through its connection to and interaction with the body-extending it, amplifying it, accentuating it, distorting it, concealing it, or transforming it. Establishing six different modes of ornamenting the body,...

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Mongrelism  by Jono Rotman

Mongrelism

Jono Rotman

The Mongrel Mob of Aotearoa New Zealand is notorious for extreme violence, and they have long been regarded as the nation's monsters. In layers of apparent contradictions, their icon is the British bulldog wearing a Nazi helmet, while their members are...

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Weather as medium  by Janine Randerson

Weather as medium

Janine Randerson

In a time of climate crisis, a growing number of artists use weather or atmosphere as an artistic medium, collaborating with scientists, local communities, and climate activists. Their work mediates scientific modes of knowing and experiential knowledge...

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Annie Leibovitz at work  by Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz at work

Annie Leibovitz

"Annie Leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are made. Leibovitz addresses young photographers and readers interested in what photographers do, but any reader interested in contemporary history will be fascinated...

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Women of visionary art  by David Jay Brown

Women of visionary art

David Jay Brown

An exploration of the role that dreaming, psychedelic experiences, and mystical visions play in visionary art. Since early humans first painted from their mystic eye onto cave walls, artists have sought to share their sacred visions with the world. Created...

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Paint alchemy  by Eva Marie Magill-Oliver

Paint alchemy

Eva Marie Magill-Oliver

Paint Alchemy combines exploratory techniques with a process-oriented philosophy that is guided by a focus on creativity and design. Paint Alchemy is a new series which explores how to build a painting practice. Grounded in a process-oriented philoso...

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Kensington Palace  by Tracy Borman

Kensington Palace

Tracy Borman

"Kensington Palace is renowned for its architecture, splendid interiors, internationally important collections, and, of course, its royal residents. This lavish book thoroughly explores Kensington's physical beauty and its history, presenting new mat...

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The handbook of interior architecture and design

The handbook of interior architecture and design

"The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design offers a compelling collection of original essays that seek to examine the shifting role of interior architecture and interior design, and their importance and meaning within the contemporary world. I...

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Abiding Buddha  by Bin Jueyi Xu

Abiding Buddha

Bin Jueyi Xu

"Xu Bin Jueyi's sculpture breaks nearly a hundred years of stasis in Buddha sculpting. Using contemporary materials such as metal, resin and wood, Jueyi literally reshapes the aesthetic for Buddha imagery while retaining the compassion and tranquillity...

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Photography and cultural heritage in the age of nationalisms  by Ewa Manikowska

Photography and cultural heritage in the age of nationalisms

Ewa Manikowska

"This book examines the role of photography as a powerful language of expressing collective identities in Eastern Europe during the period of dramatic socio-political transformation associated with the slow rise of national and ethnic consciousness, the...

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Why you like this photo  by Brian Dilg

Why you like this photo

Brian Dilg

"Beauty is not just in the eye of the beholder. It's something that can be measured and understood. Scientists are starting to unravel more and more about how the mind has developed over human history, revealing some surprising truths about how the mind...

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Déformation professionnelle  by Nairy Baghramian

Déformation professionnelle

Nairy Baghramian

"Born in Iran and based in Berlin, German artist Nairy Baghramian explores and reflects on formal languages of both modernism and post-minimalism. Over the past two decades, Baghramian has become known for her reflections on minimalism and her contex...

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Planning to house a nation  by Caroline Miller

Planning to house a nation

Caroline Miller

"Reginald Hammond, the author of this country’s first Planning legislation in the mid 1920s, first director of Town Planning and a central figure in the formative years of the state housing programme, is, Caroline Miller believes, an overlooked figure...

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Masters of drone photography

Masters of drone photography

"With over 1.5 million posts on Instagram tagged with drone, a revolution in photography is taking place over our heads. At the forefront of this revolution are the innovators who have instantly elevated drone photography to the level of art, pioneering...

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Garfield fat cat 3-pack. Vol. 18  by Jim Davis

Garfield fat cat 3-pack. Vol. 18

Jim Davis

The fat is in the fire when Garfield is on the scene. Cooking up trouble and laughs is the specialty of the house. Of course, Garfield has plenty of help with uber-nerd Jon and doofus dog Odie as his not-so-trusty sous chefs. Whether Garfield is suff...

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Gardens of the greats  by Arnaud Daurat

Gardens of the greats

Arnaud Daurat

"Gardens of the Greats: Expressions of Extraordinary People is a coffee table book that celebrates some of the wonderful people in New Zealand and internationally who have generously given so much of their love, time, money and energy to the causes they...

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Styling for Instagram  by Leela Cyd

Styling for Instagram

Leela Cyd

"Capture success on Instagram! Instagram is a digital wonderland of stunning photographs and inspirational images, but how can you make sure that your own photos stand out amidst the rainbow of eye candy? To master Instagram and earn that coveted double...

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Petite places

Petite places

"When cities are great, living space is limited, giving rise to the question: How can I get the most out of my compact apartment? But any living room, kitchen, or bedroom can reveal immense possibilities if its interior is well considered. Clever furniture...

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Garfield hogs the spotlight  by Jim Davis

Garfield hogs the spotlight

Jim Davis

A collection of full color cartoon strips featuring Garfield the big-eating, wise-cracking, lazy cat. The witty kitty is back in the spotlight with a rollicking one-cat show! And this portly performer has an ego as big as his legendary appetite. So w...

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Delacroix  by Eugène Delacroix

Delacroix

Eugène Delacroix

"French painter Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) was one of the greatest creative figures of the nineteenth century. Coming of age after the fall of Napoleon, he reconnected the present to the past on his own terms. Delacroix produced an extraordinarily ...

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Tyree  by CJ Cook

Tyree

CJ Cook

"Ralph Burke Tyree was an American artist who was the most prolific portrait artist of the South Pacific peoples of the 20th century. He was from central California and his art education took place in San Francisco. Seven weeks after the Japanese attack...

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A painted landscape  by Amber Creswell Bell

A painted landscape

Amber Creswell Bell

This book forms an aesthetic study of the Australian landscape as seen, experienced and expressed by the Australian artists who choose to paint it. Surveying 50 artists working in various mediums and depicting varied terrains, A Painted Landscape showcases...

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Le Corbusier  by Danièle Pauly

Le Corbusier

Danièle Pauly

"Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier (1887-1965), is famous for transforming 20th-century architecture and urbanism. Less attention has been paid to his artistic production, although he began his career as a painter. Le Corbusier indeed ...

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Gardens on the edge  by Christine M. Reid

Gardens on the edge

Christine M. Reid

"This lavishly photographed book, written and curated by internationally respected gardening author Christine Reid and shot by renowned photographer Simon Griffiths, focuses on 18 stunning gardens from around Australia situated on a natural...

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National geographic spectacle

National geographic spectacle

"An exquisite photo collection showcasing awe-inducing moments from around the world, including the aurora borealis, cities made of neon lights, a great wildebeest migration, a contortionist on display--and more. In life, there are certain sights that...

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Living in the desert

Living in the desert

"A carefully curated and beautifully photographed selection of 50 architect-designed houses that reflects contemporary concerns about the unique challenges presented by life in the desert's sensitive environment. The desert provides a sense of mystery...

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African menagerie  by Brian Jarvi

African menagerie

Brian Jarvi

"Depicting more than 220 African species, the stunning large-scale mural African Menagerie is artist Brian Jarvi's masterwork. Lavishly reproduced in an oversize format with a gatefold, this book brings this landscape masterpiece to the conservationist,...

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Mitchell & Mitchell  by Peter Alsop

Mitchell & Mitchell

Peter Alsop

Leonard C. Mitchell and Leonard V. Mitchell - father and son - are two forgotten artistic heroes. Now, critically studied for the first time, their highlight reel runs long. No other family can likely claim such a diverse contribution to New Zealand art....

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Micro living  by Derek Diedricksen

Micro living

Derek Diedricksen

"For everyone who's ever dreamed of simplifying their life and downsizing their home, Micro Living offers an insider's look at what tiny house living is really like. Best-selling author and tiny house enthusiast Derek 'Deek' Diedricksen profiles 40 tiny...

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Sorolla and fashion

Sorolla and fashion

"Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla was a keen observer of the life and styles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Sorolla was fascinated by fashion, and the way women presented themselves at the seaside, in their homes, in cafes and on city streets;...

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Logotype  by Michael Evamy

Logotype

Michael Evamy

"Logotype mini is the definitive modern collection of logotypes, monograms and other text-based corporate marks. Featuring more than 1,300 international typographic identities, by around 250 design studios, this is an indispensable handbook for every...

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Logo  by Michael Evamy

Logo

Michael Evamy

"Logotype is the definitive modern collection of logotypes, monograms and other text-based corporate marks. Featuring more than 1,300 international typographic identities, by around 250 design studios, this is an indispensable handbook for every design...

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris  by Amanda Curtin

Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

Amanda Curtin

"In 1906, Kathleen O'Connor left conservative Perth, where her famous father's life had ended in tragedy. She had her sights set on a career in thrilling, bohemian Paris. More than a century later, novelist Amanda Curtin faces her own questions, of life...

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A chronology of photography

A chronology of photography

"A Chronology of Photography presents a fresh perspective on the medium by taking a purely chronological approach to its history, tracing the complex links between technological innovations, social changes, and artistic interventions. Structured around...

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Tony Duquette's Dawnridge  by Hutton Wilkinson

Tony Duquette's Dawnridge

Hutton Wilkinson

Designer Tony Duquette's legendary Dawnridge, located in Beverly Hills, is one of the most creatively designed private homes in America. Built in 1949 by Duquette and his wife, Elizabeth, the original structure was a modest 30 x 30 foot box. Hutton W...

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InstaStyle  by author Tezza

InstaStyle

author Tezza

Gain Instagram followers, grow your personal brand, and influence others with your authentic personality, beautiful photography, and stunningly curated grid. Instagram is the place where trends break, tastes are made, and brands are launched. Plus it's...

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An architect's cookbook  by Glen Coben

An architect's cookbook

Glen Coben

"Coben has had the distinct pleasure of working with some of the greatest chefs and the deification of chefs into rock stars. What has remained consistent is that the challenge of opening a restaurant has not become any easier. Whether the restaurant...

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Beginner's guide to painting with oil pastels  by Tim (Artist) Fisher

Beginner's guide to painting with oil pastels

Tim (Artist) Fisher

"Learn to paint with oil pastels in this accessible book for the absolute beginner. Learn to paint with oil pastels in this straightforward guide to this relatively unexplored medium. Tim Fisher demonstrates how to use the oil pastels on their own, or...

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Pastels in the Musée du Louvre  by Xavier Salmon

Pastels in the Musée du Louvre

Xavier Salmon

"The Musée du Louvre boasts an exceptional collection of 17th- and 18th-century European pastels. Due to their fragility, there have been scant opportunities to view and learn from these spectacular artworks. This in-depth examination of the collecti...

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The family of hummingbirds  by Joel Oppenheimer

The family of hummingbirds

Joel Oppenheimer

"The sublime collection of 418 superbly detailed paintings of hummingbirds by the great artist John Gould, the 19th-century naturalist painter often referred to as the British Audubon, represents all the known species on the planet at the time and is...

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Helen Oxenbury  by Leonard S. Marcus

Helen Oxenbury

Leonard S. Marcus

"A fascinating, beautiful and definitive account of the life of esteemed artist Helen Oxenbury. Filled with insights that span Helen Oxenbury's life, from her early childhood through a unique career in children's books that began in 1964, here is an....

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Look & see  by Anthony Burrill

Look & see

Anthony Burrill

"Look & See offers a very personal insight into the idiosyncratic influences and inspirations behind the creativity of Anthony Burrill, designer and letterpress guru. Selecting from his private collection of printed matter, lovingly gathered and cura...

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Mastering the Nikon D850  by Darrell Young

Mastering the Nikon D850

Darrell Young

"Mastering the Nikon D850 by Darrell Young provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of the new D850 camera. Darrell is determined to help the user navigate past the confusion that often comes with complex and powerful...

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The world of the Fatimids

The world of the Fatimids

This survey in 14 essays of Fatimid art between the 10th and 12th centuries showcases the pottery, rock crystal, metalwork, textile, architectural, wood, and calligraphic creations of one of the most artistically inventive periods in Islamic culture,...

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Hugh Lane  by Morna O'Neill

Hugh Lane

Morna O'Neill

"This book charts a geography of the art market and the art museum in the early 20th century through the legacy of one influential dealer. Born in Ireland, Hugh Lane (1875-1915) established himself in London in the 1890s. With little formal education...

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George Shaw

George Shaw

"Nominated for the Turner Prize in 2011, George Shaw (b. 1966) is one of Britain's leading contemporary painters, best known for his painstakingly detailed, luminous, and often elegiac representations of the contemporary British suburban landscape. B...

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David Gill  by David Gill

David Gill

David Gill

In this lavishly illustrated book, the renowned London Gallerist David Gill reveals his personal perspective and influence on the world of design-art. He also presents the works of artists, sculptors, and designers he admires, champions, and nurtures,...

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Flexible visual identity

Flexible visual identity

"In the internet age, designers need to seek new design language to express a brand. Flexible logos are a kind of design form with more variability, stronger adaptability, wider coverage, and fresh visual effect. However, the birth of flexible logos is...

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Bruegel's winter scenes

Bruegel's winter scenes

"This focused volume presents a deep exploration and new interpretations of the winter paintings of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (ca. 1525-1569). By applying new methodological approaches and interdisciplinary research to these masterpieces of Flemish Re...

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Symbol  by Angus Hyland

Symbol

Angus Hyland

"Symbols play an integral role in branding programs. This book explores the visual language of symbols according to their most basic element: form. Over 1,300 symbols from all over the world are here categorized by visual type. Divested of all agenda...

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Chalk  by Joshua Rivkin

Chalk

Joshua Rivkin

"The first book to explore the life of Cy Twombly, one of the most important and influential artists of the Twentieth Century. Cy Twombly was a man obsessed with myth and history--including his own. Upon first seeing Twombly's remarkable paintings, a...

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Picturing the Pacific  by James Taylor

Picturing the Pacific

James Taylor

For over 50 years between the 1760s and the early 19th century, the pioneers who sailed from Europe to explore the Pacific brought back glimpses of this new world in the form of oil paintings, watercolours and drawings - a sensational view of a part of...

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Salvador Dalí at home  by Jackie De Burca

Salvador Dalí at home

Jackie De Burca

"Salvador Dalí at Home" explores the influence of Catalan culture and tradition, Dali's home life and the places he lived, on his life and work. Dalí was born in Figueres and was deeply connected to the area. Fully illustrated with over 150 illustrations...

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Eric Ravilious scrapbooks  by Peyton Skipwith

Eric Ravilious scrapbooks

Peyton Skipwith

To the interested observer the collected volumes of artist-designer Eric Ravilious's preparatory works and materials provide a veritable mine of information about his work and working methods, particularly regarding the masterful development of his s...

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