In Characters, Stephen Banham has meticulously researched the signage and typography of a city to present an exuberant collection of quirky, poignant and often funny stories.From architecture and advertising to cultural history and much more, C... read more
In the modern era, the "beautiful book," an art object in its own right, has become the key to the ongoing attraction of print publishing as physical books continue to distinguish themselves from the screen.Author Martin Salisbury traces the evolution of the boo... read more
Chip Kidd is recognized worldwide as one of the best graphic designers working today, especially in book design. This is a much anticipated follow-up to Chip Kidd: Book One, where he not only showcases his most recent work, but demonstrates the relationship he has with some of the... read more
All earthly existence must ultimately be contained in a book.'French poet StUphane MallarmU understood that books hold the world's stories. From the earliest known myths and legends to postmodern fictions, books are mirrors of real worlds, windows into imagined worlds and keepe... read more
Originating as a rebellious movement in philosophy and literature, Postmodernism proclaimed the death of modernism and promoted a new, nonlinear way of approaching architecture and design, spearheaded by Michael Graves, Robert Venturi, Ettore Sottsass, and Alessandro Mend... read more
|Author:||Louise Fili (School of Visual Arts in New York)|
From the labyrinthine paths and serene squares of the Gothic Quarter to the stunning art nouveau architecture of the Eixample, Barcelona is a place of irresistible charm. Throughout this beloved Catalan city by the sea, dazzling signage is everywhere: gl... read more
Chairs displayed on their own as pure form An overview of the 20th century More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designers. The particular curve of a backrest, or the twist of a leg, the angle of a seat or the color of the enti... read more
The most compelling collection ever of the world's most innovative, stylish, and influential chairs.
Throughout history, the chair has presented designers the world over with infinite opportunities to experiment with new methods and materials within the set parame... read more
Interior designers and architects are creating unforgettable spaces and setting stunning new standards for restaurants, bars, and cafes. People love to go out and indulge their senses by trying new restaurants. Pastel colors, hyper-realist... read more
A contemporary design-conscious souvenir for international and local tourists. Featuring international and local illustrators.
Everyday Scenes from a Parallel World is a celebration of the beauty of the scenes and backgrounds in anime and manga. This unusual book turns the spotlight exclusively on the scenes and background illustrations. With only a few oridnary characters in these scen... read more