Series: The Big CloudHardcoverCamille Seaman9781616896638$55.00PHOTOGRAPHY May 01, 2018
Our culture is addicted to weather: hourly forecasts, apps, radio, TV channels, alerts, warnings, and watches. And understandably—our food, clothing, livelihoods, and, increasingly, safety are tied directly to the weather and climate change. InThe Big Cloud, photographer Camille Seaman stands in front of tornados, at the edges of lightning storms, and in pelting hail under pitch-black skies to capture supercells and mammatus clouds in their often sublime and terrifying splendor. In these awe-inspiring photographs, Seaman's work is a potent remi... + Read More
Series: People FishingA Century of PhotographsHardcoverBarbara Levine9781616896546$23.95PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 17, 2018
Although people have fished for food since the dawn of time, fishing today is one of the most popular pastimes in the world—an estimated 220 million people worldwide are recreational anglers, according to the World Bank. While many enjoy the Zen of waiting patiently for a strike in the great outdoors, for others, at least judging from this quirky collection of fishermen and women fishing is clearly a time of great fun, even hilarity. In this follow-up to her delightful People Knitting, photo archivist and collector Barbara Levine, along with Pa... + Read More
Now in its fourth iteration, revised and dramatically expanded with 130 new pages, A2Z+ remains the ultimate source for unusual, inventive fonts not found anywhere else. This spectacular updated version contains an abundance of newly-discovered material with over 130 new images, features the spectacular statistical charts of W. E. Du Bois and a wealth of rare graphics and ephemera. This off-beat collection is the perfect inspiration for designers, history buffs, artists, as well as casual readers interested in remarkable typefaces, symbols, an... + Read More
Series: Coffee LidsPeel, Pinch, Pucker, PuncturePaperbackLouise Harpman9781616896560$27.95DESIGN Mar 13, 2018
If you're one of the 200 million Americans who drink coffee every day, you may have marveled at the ubiquitous plastic coffee cup lid, with its clever combination of indentations, protrusions, tabs, and score lines that can be pinched, pulled, pushed, punctured, and tucked to create an opening to sip from while also keeping a piping-hot liquid in its place. Louise Harpman and Scott Specht have collected these familiar triumphs of industrial design, in their many variations, for decades,creating what Smithsonian magazine calls the world's larges... + Read More
Series: One-Track MindDrawing the New York SubwayHardcoverPhilip Ashforth Coppola9781616896744$34.95DESIGN May 01, 2018
For decades, Philip Ashforth Coppola has meticulously documented the New York City subway in a series of extraordinary drawings, detailing the terracotta mosaics, faience, and tile patterns that millions of riders pass by every day. Coppola's drawings are what Hyperallergic calls "the most encyclopedic history of the art and architecture of the New York City subway system." Along with Coppola's intricate ink drawings are anecdotes he assembled through painstaking research involving hundreds of hours poring through microfilms to discover the nam... + Read More
Thirty of the world's most talented architects, including Norman Foster, Thom Mayne, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, talk about the houses they designed for themselves over the past decade in Architects' Houses. What inspired them, what were the constraints, how did their concepts take shape? Michael Webb explores the creative process and traces the influence of architects' houses over the past two hundred years, from Jefferson's Monticello to the creations of Charles and Ray Eames, ToyoIto, and Frank Gehry.Texts, sketches, and plans illustrate ... + Read More
Series: Posters for ChangeTear, Paste, Protest: 50 Removable PostersPaperbackPrinceton Architectural Press9781616896928$35.00ART Mar 20, 2018
The US presidential election in 2016 brought to a head myriad political activism around the world, around the rights of minorities, women, the LGBTQ community, and the environment. In the midst of this turmoil, nearly 300 designers from around the world answered the call to create this collection of 50 tear-out posters for people who want to make their voices heard in a time of unprecedented uncertainty and apprehension.A foreword by Avram Finkelstein, a designer for the AIDS art activist collective Gran Fury, looks at the crucial role of graph... + Read More
Series: The Wood Carver's DozenA Collection of 12 Beautiful Projects for BeginnersPaperbackCelina Muire9781616896607$34.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Feb 06, 2018
If you want to join the woodworking and carving renaissance,Woodcarver's Dozen is the perfect starting point. An inspiring D.I.Y. book, written by a passionate advocate for the ancient and rewarding craft of hand wood carving, Woodcarver's Dozen includes simple step-by-step tutorials to guide readers through twelve charming hand-crafted projects including housewares (egg holders, salad bowl, spoons) to desk accessories (picture holders, trays, reclaimed wood desk lamps), and even a comb. Easy-to-follow, traceable templates make it possible for ... + Read More
Series: California ContemporaryThe Houses of Grant C. Kirkpatrick and KAA DesignHardcoverGrant Kirkpatrick9781616896584$76.00ARCHITECTURE May 01, 2018
The stunning houses of Grant Kirkpatrick and his firm, KAA Design, exemplify why so many of us look to Southern California as the pinnacle of sophisticated modern living. Two dozen magnificent custom homes,modern in style, are built of sensuous materials and sited to make the most of nature, views, and sunlight. This collection of visionary residences, shown in gorgeous photographs and colorful drawings, represents the California Dream, by an architect chosen by celebrities including TomHanks and Rita Wilson, Matt Damon, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus... + Read More
Series: ScreenprintingThe Ultimate Studio Guide from Sketchbook to SqueegeePaperbackPrint Club London9781616896553$55.00CRAFTS & HOBBIES Feb 13, 2018
Although the technique of screen printing dates back to first-century China, it became the preferred printing method of choice for musical and political counterculture movements of the 1960s, thanks to its ease, cost, and flexibility. It moved into the mainstream with Andy Warhol's iconic screen print of Marilyn Monroe, and was quickly adopted by artists such as Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg. Screen printing has become even more widespread with the many demonstrations, marches, and grassroots protests in the wake of the American pres... + Read More
Series: BookbindingA Comprehensive Guide to Folding, Sewing, & BindingHardcoverFranziska Morlok9781616896577$90.00CRAFTS & HOBBIES May 15, 2018
At 420 pages, this comprehensive reference guide explores bookbinding techniques in start-to-finish detail, explaining all possible options in clear illustrations and easy-to-follow text, making it easy for artists and designers to compare and choose among them.From types of paper to folding methods, to all of the available paperback and hardcover bindings, to finishing techniques and case studies by contemporary designers,Bookbinding is truly the must-have book for professional designers and production staff.Bookbinding is also a work of art i... + Read More
Of the many large-scale sculpture and art parks in the world, including Marfa, Storm King, Tickon, Yorkshire, Ekebergparken, Hakone, and Foundation Maeght, none is more ambitious in vision, nor in a more spectacular setting, than Tippet Rise, a 10,260-acre arts venue in south-central Montana. Nestled in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park, the sprawling arts venue, opened in 2016 by philanthropists Peter and Cathy Halstead, celebrates the union of land, art, architecture, and music, bringing concerts by world-renowned musicians and... + Read More
Series: Printing ArchitectureInnovative Recipes for 3D PrintingPaperbackRonald Rael9781616896966$41.95ARCHITECTURE May 01, 2018
Although 3D printing promises a revolution in many industries, primarily industrial manufacturing, nowhere are the possibilities greater than in the field of product design and modular architecture. Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, of the cutting-edge San Francisco–based design firm Emerging Objects, have developed remarkable techniques for "printing" from a wide variety of powders, including sawdust, clay, cement, rubber, concrete, salt, and even coffee grounds, opening anentire realm of material, phenomenological, and ecological possibi... + Read More
Series: The SensesDesign Beyond VisionHardcoverEllen Lupton9781616897109$42.00DESIGN May 15, 2018
A powerful reminder to anyone who thinks design is primarily a visual pursuit,The Senses accompanies a major exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum that explores how space, materials, sound, and light affect the mind and body. Learn how contemporary designers, including Petra Blaisse, Bruce Mau, Malin+Goetz and many others, engage sensory experience. Multisensory design can solve problems and enhance life for everyone, including those with sensory disabilities. Featuring thematic essays on topics ranging from design for the t... + Read More
Known as "Napoleon's architects," Charles Percier (1764–1838) and Pierre Fontaine (1762-1853) were not only Emperor's official government architects, but two of the most celebrated teachers at the legendary Ecole des Beaux-Arts, responsible for developing the highly influential neoclassical Empire, or Directoire, style of designIn addition to their renovations to the Louvre and the Tuileries, and construction of the Arc de Tromphe de Carttousel, they are best known for Empress Josephine's house at Malmaison, where they effectively invented the ... + Read More
This newest addition to the Pamphlet Architecture series, long admired for its willingness to propose architectural solutions to challenging problems addresses the issue of rising sea levels with an interrogation of the concept of floating cities, a field of inquiry gaining increasing relevance and urgency with the impending reality of climate change. The authors explore notions of buoyancy and the amphibious through a typology based on human response and adaptation, to one of the hosting pressing issues of our day.
Series: When I Am BigHardcoverMaria Dek9781616896027$24.95JUVENILE FICTION Apr 03, 2018
A Walk in the Forest introduced the enormously talented Maria Dek, andWhen I Am Big is a beguiling follow up to her first success. Charming illustrations and text encourage young children to explore what they can do as they grow up. The adventurous child imagines "I will tie my shoes all by myself, make 3 knots with big bows"; to eat twenty pizzas in one sitting, or walk animals, eight at a time, while teaching them tricks.When I Am Big is also an unconventional counting book, as it goes all the way to twenty-five. The result is a book that nou... + Read More
The best-sellingThe Lion and the Bird featured the enchanting stories and art of Canadian children's book author Marianne Dubuc.The Fish and the Cat is a playful story of pursuit between a cat and pet fish that starts in the house, moves through the neighborhood, and ends in the sky with a chase around the stars and the moon. This wordless picture book, full of action and humor, encourages children to create their own stories and adventures.
Things are rarely as they first seem, particularly when seen from a different angle, or in a different context.From Morning to Night asks children to look at familiar and simple shapes and notice how they change, one minute a mushroom, the next a cereal bowl, a planet becomes an orange,, a traffic cone, turned on its side, a wind sock. The result is an unusually handsome and clever book that reminds children and parents to look at things carefully and never to judge something (or someone) by its first appearance—wait a moment, look harder, or t... + Read More
When Pop Art burst on the art scene in the 1950s as a reaction against abstract expressionism, it found instant favor with its colorful use of images from advertising, signs, soup cans, Coke bottles, and even comic strips. This playfulness is front and center inDraw Like an Artist: Pop Art: a collection of eighteen fun and colorful activities for aspiring Warhols, Hockneys, and Lichtensteins ages ten and up, or anyone who enjoys working with color, pattern, and pop-culture imagery, and gaining a better understanding of the 20th century's most ... + Read More
Series: Garden Insects and BugsMy Nature Sticker Activity BookPaperbackOlivia Cosneau9781616896645$10.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Mar 20, 2018
They are often so small that you hardly notice them, but all kinds of amazing creatures share our gardens: from ladybugs, butterflies, and dragonflies to spiders, bees, and beetles, garden insects play an important role in nature and are fascinating to observe. Did you know that there are beetles that eat cow dung, or that flies love to clean themselves? Are you surprised to learn that there's lots of life in a dead tree?
Series: In the OceanMy Nature Sticker Activity BookPaperbackOlivia Cosneau9781616896690$10.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Mar 20, 2018
The world's oceans are home to many different species and plants, from tiny organisms like plankton to the world's largest animal, the blue whale. Deep down in the seas' depth, you will even find some monstrous-looking creatures that seem to have come straight out of a fairy tale. Did you know, for example, that male anglerfish feed on the female's blood? And is it true that the giant clam can trap a diver's leg? Or have you ever heard of fish that hitch a ride on sharks?
Fossil, a good-natured crocodile who just wants some peace and quiet, quickly won the hearts of children everywhere in the delightful picture book The Quiet Crocodile. Now Fossil and his friends are back, ready to play, in this fun memory game. The fifty-two cards feature twenty-six charming illustrations of Fossil and his many friends, nested in a handsome keepsake box. An added bonus is a folded poster showing all of the animal friends together, from Fippothe Hippo and Ryan the Lion to Pat the Cat.
Series: Emily Dickinson Notebooka blank journal inspired by the poet's writings and gardensBlank bookPrinceton Architectural Press9781616896867$27.95NON-CLASSIFIABLEFeb 06, 2018
Beloved by literary types as well as everyday writers, gardeners and dreamers, Emily Dickinson is a seminal American poet and household name. This lovely journal includes a three-part binding with mustard-colored cloth spine, delicately lined pages and a yellow ribbon marker. Replicas of Dickinson's own pressed-flower collection adorn the front and back covers.The interior pages feature a single specimen on every other spread, sixty images in total, and six of Emily Dickinson's richestgarden and plant-inspired poems interspersed throughout 160 ... + Read More
Series: Flower Box100 Postcards by 10 artistsPostcard book or packPrinceton Architectural Press9781616896713$29.95NON-CLASSIFIABLEFeb 13, 2018
Sunflowers, roses, succulents, ferns, wildflowers— this rich bouquet of postcards features one hundred botanical postcards by ten celebrated artists from around the world: Sonia Cavallini, Nour Flayhan, Carolyn Gavin, Jen Hewett, Sam Kalda, Marc Martin, Angela McKay of Ohkii Studio, Clover Robin, Wies van der Velde of SowiesoWies, and Rose Wong The colorful cards, in our popular postcard box format, are ideal for correspondence or display. A booklet about the artists highlights their creative processes, influences, and favorite plants.
Celebratory, fun, and tremendously useful, Birthday Box collects twenty birthday cards—all the cards you need for upcoming birthdays, in one spot, in a pretty package. Five talented artists contribute four images each: Emma James of Bailey Rivera Antiquaria, Danielle Kroll, Krystie Becker of Daydream Prints, Paula Cheng-Mehta of Paula & Waffle, and Jennifer Lee Gregoire of Yeppie Paper. This diverse set of cards is perfect for everyone in your life: child, parent, family, friend,or co-worker. The box is matchbook-style and slides open to revea... + Read More
Grow your own garden with this set of high-quality rubber stamps and two colored ink pads. The sturdy matchbox-style box features twenty-five wood-backed stamps in an assortment of shapes and textures, from leaves and stems to buds and petals—even a bee! A verdant kit of parts, Stamp Garden contains all the botanically inspired pieces you need to cultivate an imaginary garden, beautiful bouquet, or botanical pattern—the combinations are infinite.
Our Observer's Notebooks combine useful lab-notebook-like information with a strikingly beautiful journal aesthetic. Whether you want to learn to identify a butterfly by family or understand the remarkable process of metamorphosis, our fourth title, Butterflies is the perfect tool. Filled with useful and magnificent charts of butterfly habitats, migration patterns and transformation, this durable notebook features 160 ruled pages and blank maps to plan your own butterfly garden or simply reflect on the astounding process of transformation that ... + Read More
A smart take on the novelty paperclip trend,Clip Art features ten paperclip designs, drawn from historical patent records. The elegant, thick grey envelope holds a glassine bag filled with silver and brass paperclips (ten different designs, two of each). The package features both gold and silver stamping; each design is shown on the cover and annotated with year of design.Clip Art is sure to appeal to designers, vintage-lovers, stationery obsessives and anyone looking for a sophisticated gift.
Series: Walt Whitman NotecardsCardsPrinceton Architectural Press9781616896775$22.50NON-CLASSIFIABLEFeb 13, 2018
Walt Whitman, iconic American poet and stalwart in the worldwide literary canon, embodies what is best about America: exuberance, innovation, and an unyielding commitment to democracy. The seventh in our great thinkers series, the box and envelopes are printed with stunning imagery evoking his iconic first book,Leaves of Grass. The cards feature bold calls for living your best life.
This handsome boxed set of notecards features art based on the wild and edible seaweeds ofIreland. The set contains six stunning designs, two of each. Rich colors and bold graphic shapes give a modern edge to a classic subject with timeless naturalist appeal. The box top is textured to evoke the printmaking paper of the original art.
For those fortunate enough, home evokes a sense of solace, belonging, and warmth. For others, home is a place of confinement, unpredictability, or even fear.Many cling to routines that revolve around their physical dwellings. They create private lives at home that sustain their public beings. Attitudes toward homeare constantly in flux, and rarely ambivalent. Routine is arguably a facet of home-building, and daily reflection with Redstone's Home diary provides justthat. Artists and writers at home include Ed Ruscha, Paul Cézanne, Marjolaine Ryl... + Read More
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