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  • Foundation of Art and Design- 2nd Edition


    Foundations of Art & Design, in its new and updated edition, guides artists and designers through the fundamentals of their fields and provides insights into putting these principles into practice. Part 1 covers the elements that can fill a blank page points and lines, shapes, textures and colours to create a sense of space, time…

  • George Lois: On His Creation of the Big Idea


    George Lois is advertising s most famous art director. He founded the creative revolution that spawned modern advertising, as his iconoclastic talent created icons dramatizing the problems, solutions, foibles, and promises of American life.

  • Eames


    Pioneers of the 1950s and of the optimistic American way of life, Charles and Ray Eames created the greatest modern furniture “classics” between 1941 and 1978.

  • Catherine Malandrino


    Catherine Malandrino’s designs make the most of creative opposites: the utmost feminine lines temper an aggressive urban style, French chic combines with New York energy, a vibrant palette contrasts with the black…

  • Intrigue – The Graphic Designer’s Code


    Balance, iron smelting and optical illusions: A recent encounter with master typographer and award winning graphic designer Jan Erasmus showed me that constructing a typeface is an art in its own right

  • The Allure of Women


    “An unabashed celebration of those blessed by the gene pool. Sometimes gorgeous is simply gorgeous.”  – Harper’s Bazaar

  • The Fashion Questionnaire


    In the tradition of Assouline’s bestselling Proust Questionnaire comes The Fashion Questionnaire. Proust’s legendary personality revealer has been recast with a fashion angle and posed to the fashion industry’s most important and influential designers.

  • Chanel – Perfume



    Already renowned for the pioneering spirit she brought to fashion, Gabrielle Chanel rewrote the rulebook for perfumes when, in 1921, she launched a revolutionary fragrance: No.5. Its uniquely complex composition, which contrasted with the sobriety of its bottle and its disconcertingly simple name, suddenly made all other fragrances seem outdated and gave the world a lesson in modernity. An icon of the 20th century, the world’s most popular perfume laid the foundations for the style that was to distinguish all Chanel’s fragrances.

  • Conversions

    As populations grow, where and how we live is a major concern. Architects spend their time addressing the issue of housing, and converting spaces is often a more satisfactory solution than building from scratch. This book shows that with a bit of imagination all sorts of buildings can be converted into homes. Four chapters examine…

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    “The next time you are tempted to design a logo, take a look at this book. Chances are, it has already been done. By raising the bar, this wonderful resource will make better designers of all of us.” Michael Bierut of Pentagram Design The logo bible, this book provides graphic designers with an indispensable reference…

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    History of Modern Design


    Surveying applied arts and industrial design from the eighteenth century to the present day, this book explores the dynamic relationship between design and manufacturing, and the technological, social, and commercial context in which this relationship developed. The effects of a vastly enlarged audience for the products of modern design and the complex dynamic of mass…

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    Design Life Now: National Design Triennial 2006


    The National Design Triennial, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s exhibition series, celebrates the most forward-thinking trends across the fields of design practice. This inaugural title, published by the Cooper-hewitt, marks a historic collaboration with Assouline, which will distribute to the trade.

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    Africa Is In Style


    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.

  • The Allure of Men


    “The Allure of Men is not a book about fame or custom-fit clothing, it’s a salute to all those things men (rich, famous, white, black; whatever) do to leave their mark.”

  • Pierre Paulin


    The popularity enjoyed today by the French furniture designer Pierre Paulin traces its roots back to the Pop era, when Paulin incarnated the Pop aesthetic perfectly in his unique and revolutionary chairs.

  • The New English Dandy


    Just in time for the return of the suit comes this bible of men’s dressy style, its accoutrement and lifestyle accompaniments: a fashion handbook and treasure trove of ideas tailored to the contemporary male or metrosexual.