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  • How to be an Illustrator 2nd Edition

    R200

    This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. All areas of the job are covered – how to create a portfolio; the most effective ways to approach would-be clients; how to prepare for meetings and negotiate contracts; and how to handle, deliver, and bill a job. There is advice on how to avoid the pitfalls that can undermine crucial first impressions; how to set up a studio; and how to maintain a flow of work and manage one’s time and cash. Success in self-promotion, creating websites, self-publishing, and the pros and cons of agents are all explored.

  • 1000 Tattoos

    R220

    Trawl through centuries of tattooing in this eye-popping history of the art of body decoration. From modest, discreet symbols to astonishing full-body adornments, the wonders of 1000 Tattoos will entertain, amaze, and inspire. Whether you’re considering getting ink done yourself or are simply curious about what lengths others have gone: this is the guide you’ve been looking for.

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    Africa Is In Style

    R145

    It is not unusual to see the colors and hear the rhythms of Africa at runway shows in Paris, New York, or Milan. But despite its influence on Western designers, African fashion is still struggling to make itself known.  With the ambitious pursuit of reinventing urban fashion, many young African designers are breaking away from the expectations imposed on them to infuse ethnic and folkoric themes into their work, without ignoring rich textiles and fashion heritage.

  • African Textiles – Colour and Creativity Across a Continent

    R450

    African Textiles is an authoritative survey of textile arts–unique and collectible rugs, tapestries, garments, and much more–from across the continent. John Gillow has traveled extensively throughout Africa, uncovering the dazzling range of traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles from each region.

  • Album Art: New Music Graphics

    R420

    We find ourselves square in the middle of one of the greatest periods in music packaging. Events such as Record Store Day have pushed collectible packaging back to the cultural forefront; millennials have started buying physical records; and hip clothing outlets devote massive amounts of space to record players and racks of LPs.
    The designers collected here are at the forefront of this movement. Some have been working in the music industry for decades, while others are fresh on the scene. They all share a desire to elevate the simple record cover and the wrapping that surrounds these products into something more, something special, something unique, something memorable.

  • Alphabet

    R550

    Lavish and full of fun, this book will appeal to adults and children alike. Alphabet is an extraordinary, multidimensional journey into the alphabet created by one of the world’s most celebrated illustrators, Kv?ta Pacovská. With a rich concoction of textures, reflections, windows, and pop-ups, Pacovská takes the art of the picture book to new levels, absorbing readers of all ages in a playful and imaginative new world.

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    Alvar Aalto – Objects and Furniture Design – By Architects

    R255

    Nature, biology, has rich and luxurious forms; with the same principles of cellular organisation, it can create billions of combinations, each of which represent a highly developed form. Man’s life belongs to the same category. The things that surround him are hardly fetishes or allegories with mystical eternal value: more than anything else, they are cells and tissues, living beings life himself, building components that make up human life. – Alvar Aalto.

  • Animation in Process

    R380

     From Hollywood blockbuster to striving independent filmmaker, from mobile phone games to characters advertising products on television, from pseudo live action through to virtual environments, animation is able to transcend boundaries to new audiences.This book shows how artists, designers, filmmakers, programmers, directors, writers, and producers have seized the chance to entertain using a versatile and…

  • Art in Latin America

    R345

    Despite the growing importance of contemporary art from Latin America in the last two decades, no book exists that thoroughly explore this phenomenon.

  • Beautiful Users: Designing for People

    R330

    In the mid-twentieth century, Henry Dreyfuss—widely considered the father of industrial design—pioneered a user-centered approach to design that focuses on studying people’s behaviors and attitudes as a key first step in developing successful products.

  • Beauty: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

    R500

    Beauty–the book, born out of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s 2015 Triennial of the same name, curated by Andrea Lipps and Ellen Lupton–showcases some of the most exciting and provocative design created around the globe during the past three years.

  • Beware Wet Paint

    R510

    A founder of the leading design firm Pentagram, Alan Fletcher is considered by many in the graphic design world to be a contemporary master, known for his sharp and unerring sense of style. From the initial brief to the often award-winning outcome, here are over 100 of Fletcher’s design solutions.

  • Bookshelf

    R230

    From the conceptual -Read-Unread Bookshelf (which weighs books read against those still to be started) to the multi-function Trick (a unit that transforms from shelf-space into a table and two chairs),Bookshelf presents over 200 inventive and experimental shelving designs in more than 300 colour illustrations. Specification details are provided for each bookcase, including materials and…

  • Caps Design Grade 11 Learner’s Guide

    R280

     “The first ever full-colour Design series designed for designers by designers” “Our country, South Africa, desperately needs to employ people in a variety of industries who can think creatively, solve problems and be innovative and original with their ideas. In short, all competitive business requires creative thinkers.” Suné Stassen: Creative Consultant and Design Activist  

  • Caps Design Grade 11 Teachers’s Guide

    R280

    This title is CAPS compliant and has been approved by the DBE. “The first ever full colour Design textbook series designed for designers by designers” “Our country, South Africa, desperately needs to employ people in a variety of industries who can think creatively, solve problems and be innovative and original with their ideas. In short,…

  • Caps: Design Grade 12 Teacher’s Guide

    R280

    “The first ever full-colour Design series designed for designers by designers”