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It's been said that getting your picture taken by Annie Leibovitz is one of the greatest signs of success - and this impressive portfolio certainly proves the point. Bound in a beautiful hardback cover, Phaidon's tome archives 150 of the photographer's most iconic and powerful portraits alongside never-before-published shots captured between 2005 and 2016. It's impressively sized to do justice to her beautifully cinematic compositions and closes with an essay by Annie herself. - 316-page hardcov
Graphic: 500 Designs That Matter explores the history of graphic design from the earliest example of fifteenth century movable type to the cutting edge designs of today. With 1000 colour illustrations, the fascinating compendium has been compiled by a global team of experts to celebrate the process of visual communication through the use of typography, colour and space that informs our interaction across continents. 500 Designs That Matter will appeal to anyone with an interest in graphic design and art. Features: Graphic: 500 Designs That Matter Format: Hardback Illustrations: 1000 Pages: 708 ISBN: 9780714873848 Size: Dimensions: H: 16cm x W: 12cm
Speck Lee Tailfeather sets the record straight with this tell-all book about how, far from being pests to buildings, pigeons are in fact great admirers of architecture. Follow Speck as he delivers a 'bird's eye view' of the world's iconic structures, from the Coliseum and Taj Mahal to the Golden Gate Bridge and Sydney Opera House. A fun introduction to architecture for children, this beautifully illustrated book will delight to all globetrotters, big and small.
Since its first publication in 1982, Modern Architecture is regarded as a contemporary classic that embodies the vast scope of design discourse. Weaving together iconic architects alongside technical, economic, social and intellectual contexts for a complete narrative, this third edition features seven new chapters covering recent developments, making it a must-have addition to the design enthusiast's shelf.
Patterns: Inside the Design Library by Peter Koepke from Phaiden books explores the world’s largest archive of patterns and textiles from New York State’s Design Library. This unique archive is where global designers such as Calvin Klein, Nike and Oscar de la Renta go for their inspiration. Inside the Design Library, with 500 stunning full colour illustrations, offers the reader an exclusive peek into this world. Features: Phaidon Patterns: Inside the Design Library Author: Peter Koepke Format: Hardback Pages: 332 Illustrations: 500 ISBN: 9780714871660 Size: Dimensions: H: 30.5cm x W: 22cm
Peter Marino: Art Architecture explores the work of the architect dubbed 'The Leather Daddy of Luxury' by New York Magazine. Marino is the world renowned architect behind luxury brand spaces including Chanel, Dior, and Louis Vuitton, in cities including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Munich, Singapore and Tokyo. The sumptuous book explores the collaborations between client and architecture, through Marino’s personal anecdotes, notes, diarist photographs, sketches and photography of final works in situ. With 300 colour illustrations, the sumptuous book will appeal to anyone with an interest in art, architecture and the fascinating world of designer luxury brands. Features: Peter Marino: Art Architecture Author: Peter Marino Format: Hardback Pages: 240 Illustrations: 300 ISBN: 9780714871288 Size: Dimensions: H: 30.5cm x W: 24cm
A thoughtful guide to authentic Spanish cuisine to be replicated in the comfort of your home, Spain: The Cookbook features 1,080 recipes for limitless possibilities to savour. With colourful illustrations by famous designer Javier Mariscal, this book also includes menu plans and tips to lead you in your approach to the dishes, deeming it a friendly bible to keep on your kitchen top.