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  • Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion

    R700

    The first comprehensive survey of Japanese avant-garde fashion of the last thirty years, Future Beauty explores the distinct sensibility of Japanese design – the uniqueness of its form, cut and fabric. In the late twentieth century such designers as Issey Miyake, rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto made an enormous impact on world fashion, challenging established notions of beauty and turning fashion into art. Today a new generation of radical designers, among them Junya Watanabe, Jun Takahashi and Tao Kurihara, is gaining acclaim.

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    Dream Gardens of England

    R400

    The perfect companion to Merrell’s bestselling┬áDream Gardens (Sunday Times Gardening Book of the Year),┬áDream Gardens of England is a beautifully designed sourcebook of 100 gardens of all styles in all parts of the country. It presents a wonderful variety of garden-design ideas, ranging from modern sophistication to lush romanticism, and from small city plots to…

  • Street Fonts

    R440

    This highly original book will inspire fans of street culture as well as typographers, graphic designers, advertising and communication students and design professionals worldwide.

  • Lighthouses of France

    R240

    Lighthouses are an icon of a simpler, more romantic era, which partly explains why they are so well loved today. Unlike many other countries, France has resisted the trend toward total automation, and in many small ports and seaside towns, the lighthouse keeper is still a wellknown and respected figure. World renowned lighthouse photographer Jean…

  • 101 Things I Learned in Fashion School

    R150

    This indispensable resource provides essential advice to undergraduates, designers, and anyone interested in the fashion world. Each two-page layout is illustrated and illuminates an important industry topic-using humor, statistics, or real-life examples to drive to the point home. You will find yourself dwelling on each page, as the lesson behind the lessons take root. Alfredo…

  • Hot Afro: Interiors from Southern Africa

    R450

    Hot Afro reveals the habits of some of South Africa’s most creative individuals through full-colour photographs.

  • The Complete Digital Animation Course

    R225

    This is a foundation course in the art and practice of digital animation. Step-by-step tutorials, practical tasks and assignments explain the entire animation process and allow you to practice newly learned techniques and processes.

  • Forecast – Nozone X

    R300

    Nozone skewers, gaffes, garrotes and otherwise thwacks conventional thought in ways that will have Johathan Swift spinning in his grave… Like its immediate predecessor, Empire, Forecast is an absorbing, rebellious, rambunctious response in art and thought to the many disasters that man has wrought. (Design Arts Daily, 10/22/08)Nozone skewers, gaffes, garrotes and otherwise thwacks conventional thought in ways that will have Johathan Swift spinning in his grave… Like its immediate predecessor, Empire, Forecast is an absorbing, rebellious, rambunctious response in art and thought to the many disasters that man has wrought.

     

  • Indian Beauty: Bollywood Style

    R190

    The movies made in the studios of Bombay brimming with ravishing eyes, generous hips, ample breasts, syrupy music, and sultry dance routines, and set in wedding-cake decors have spawned a distinct style now identified by a succinct moniker: Bollywood.

  • Dolce & Gabbana

    R190

    Since the opening of their studio in 1982, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have combined the cultural sensibilities of their native Sicily and Venice to lead a new generation of Italian design.

  • Diane Von Furstenberg: The Warp

    R150

    Diane von Furstenberg arrived in the fashion world in 1972 with her simple knit jersey wrap dresses. By 1976, Diane had sold more than 5 million of her signature wrap dresses, which had come to symbolize female power and liberation to an entire generation.

  • Gypset Style

    R540

    Yuppies, Yippies, Jet Setters, Bright Young Things, Generation X, Generation Y… and now the Gypset. Fusing the ease and carefree lifestyle of a gypsy with the sophistication of the jet set, the Gypsetters are artists, surfers, designers, and bon vivants who live and work around the globe, from Jose Ignacio, Uruguay and Ibiza, Spain, to Montauk, New York

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    Why Buildings Stand Up

    R200

    Between a nomad’s tent and the Sears Tower lies a revolution in technology, materials, and structures. Here is a clear and enthusiastic introduction to buildings methods from ancient times to the present day, including recent advances in science and technology that have had important effects on the planning and construction of buildings.

  • Fashion: The Twentieth Century

    R330

    Originally published in 1999 and now fully revised and updated, Fashion is a photographic celebration that surveys all the preeminent couturiers and fashion houses from the era before the Great War through the revolutionary changes wrought by the Jazz Age and the Swinging Sixties to designers at work today.

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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.

  • Motion Blur 2: Multidimensional Moving Imagemakers

    R720

    With its pioneering vision, onedotzero champions new forms of moving image, and this book celebrates the next generation of creators who are accelerating the medium into the 21st century, following the success of the first Motion Blur.