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Kylie Fashion


This book charts my relationship with some of the most talented people in fashion throughout my career. It makes me very proud to see gathered together all the great designers and houses I've worked with over the years. Looking through my personal archives has been a real trip down memory lane and it is the fashion that brings back moments and memories of the last twenty-five years. I can't wait to share this book with the world.' - Kylie Minogue. Published as part of the K25 celebrations this year, Kylie / Fashion is the official book celebrating twenty-five years since Kylie burst onto the music scene with The Locomotion and I Should Be So Lucky. From the very beginning, the fashion she has worn has been key to Kylie's persona and performances: her status as style icon is unassailable. This dazzling book celebrates her numerous and ground-breaking collaborations with the world's great fashion designers. Produced by Kylie in close collaboration with Thames & Hudson, and drawing on her personal archives, it showcases Kylie at all her key fashion moments, whether as geisha/manga super-heroine in her 'Impossible Princess' era, ingénue in gold hot pants for 'Light Years', or Grecian winged messenger for 'Aphrodite'. Curated by William Baker, Kylie's acclaimed creative director, and introduced by Jean Paul Gaultier, the book features specially written texts by the most important designers and stylists Kylie has worked with throughout her career. Also featuring additional commentary and the afterword written by Kylie herself. Packed with iconic images as well as the very best rare and unseen archival photography, video outtakes, fashion sketches, designs and ephemera, it will be a collectors' item for fans and fashionistas the world over.
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38,95 € 41,00 €
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Taste It!


This title offers the real ultimate trends with beautiful fully-colour photographs throughout. This book provides a wide selection of places where eating is not the only sensation a customer will enjoy; gourmet restaurants but also smaller lunch time eating spots, canteens or cafes. It includes the work of the industry's most exciting innovative architects and designers; stresses the point of creating a concept where the food, creativity and culinary philosophy of the restaurant kitchen are in harmony with the design. This title offers a visual journey through innovative store fronts showcasing a new wave of design of the most unconventional and unique eateries over the world. This is a colourful and exciting survey on current trends and fast evolving developments in restaurant culture.
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53,20 € 56,00 €
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Decades


Cameron Silver runs the most glamorous boutique in LA, where Hollywood royalty go to find vintage couture that is totally unique and utterly timeless. He is an expert at taking the finest clothing from the past and giving it a second life - and this is what Decades is all about. You won't find any frumpiness in this story of twentieth century style and innovation. Instead, prepare to have your fashion stereotypes turned upside-down. Because the Edwardians weren't all buttoned up, the ubiquitous Audrey Hepburn wasn't the only fashion icon of the fifties, and yes, it was actually possible to dress with elegance in the eighties. The book is a showcase of the past hundred years of fashion, decade by decade. Cameron's witty commentary of twentieth century dressing is both perceptive and funny. Each chapter opens with a pair of women who epitomise rival hot trends, like the luminous Cheryl Tiegs with her sunshine sexiness versus Bianca Jagger, the dark disco goddess of Studio 54. The chapters close with a designer of the decade: think Chanel, YSL and Dior at their most fabulous. Every one of the more than 150 photographs in the book is completely contemporary and modern-looking, even as far back as the 1900s. There are rare and previously unpublished images, as well as work by legendary fashion photographers. Decades tells an international story with designers from Milan, Tokyo, London, Paris and New York all strutting their stuff. It's a bubbling, sassy, fabulous book that will make you think about vintage fashion in a totally new way.
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46,55 € 49,00 €
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Apartment Buildings


Creating layered living spaces in apartment buildings houses one of the most important and multifaceted tasks for contemporary architects worldwide.
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83,60 € 88,00 €
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New Icons of Fashion Illustration


Fashion illustration is and always has been about far more than pretty drawings of pretty dresses. This lavish celebration of todays leading artists in the field showcases the timeless craft and amazing diversity that characterize the genre. From David Downton to Cecilia Carlstedt and from Jason Brooks to Jordi Labanda, 28 masters of fashion illustration from across the world are featured, one by one, in a grand tour of the best work currently produced. While some illustrators create daringly bold graphics, others prefer delicate watercolours and ink drawings. Throughout the volume, both hi-tech multimedia effects and traditional drawing skills are given pride of place, with many of the artists using a mixture of techniques. Lively commentary accompanies the images, while interviews with each illustrator provide further insight into their influences and methods. A source of inspiration for aspiring illustrators, designers and advertising creatives, this gorgeous volume will also catch the eye of fashion lovers and all those who have an interest in contemporary figurative art and visual communication.
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33,25 € 35,00 €
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Forever: The New Tattoo


Tattoos, which were once an exclusively underground phenomenon, now have mass appeal. This evolution from sub-culture to mainstream has brought fresh ideas, tensions, and shifts with it, and traditionalists and innovators have staked out very different positions. Over the last few years, new influences from the realms of art, fashion, traditional tattoo art, and visual culture have given rise to a dynamic tattoo scene--a new underground. This cutting-edge tattoo culture is as innovative, diverse, inspiring, and controversial as the motifs it creates. One of the most striking facets of this new tattoo scene is its interaction with high fashion and art. The internationally successful artists Scott Campbell or Usugrow, to name just two high-profile examples, began their careers as tattoo artists. Forever breaks the mold of standard tattoo books and their typical displays of flesh. This publication is an in-depth investigation of current developments in contemporary tattoo culture. It introduces key innovators and presents a broad range of styles and approaches. Quality photos and insightful texts document the new self-image of a rapidly expanding and extremely creative scene.
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50,35 € 53,00 €
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Introducing Culture Identities


An inside look by designers and clients at graphic design's main playground and proving ground--working for cultural institutions. Originality is the guiding principle of art and culture. The visual communication of museums, theaters, and other cultural institutions is no less pioneering. One would be hard pressed to find another area of graphic design in which the work is so fresh and experimental and so often blazes trails for future visual trends. Young designers often get their first breaks working for cultural institutions, where they can prove themselves creatively. Through work for these types of clients, established studios can also remain agile and experiment with new forms of visual expression. Today, cultural institutions are proving to be extraordinarily open to breaking new ground where art meets logos, culture meets commerce, and design meets curation. In this way, they are becoming catalysts for cutting-edge design concepts and innovative styles produced by designers who are often as visionary as the clients for whom they work. Introducing: Culture Identities is a collection of outstanding design work for international cultural institutions. The book features poster campaigns, publications, and corporate design--much of which is designed to function across various media platforms. Extensive features introduce relevant topics and lend insight from two key perspectives. On the one hand, the book gives voice to designers such as Bureau Mirko Borsche or the New York-based studio 2x4 who are especially active in the cultural field. On the other hand, readers hear from notables on the client side including MoMA, the Barbican, Van Abbemuseum, and documenta. With its collection of stunning visual examples, Introducing: Culture Identities reveals what is state-of-the-art in today's graphic design. The book inspires designers and cultural institutions to understand each other better and continue to push the limit of what is possible creatively.
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47,50 € 50,00 €
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Velo 2nd Gear


Choosing a particular bicycle conveys an attitude and a way of life. For a young generation, bicycles have now replaced cars as the vehicles that best express its identity and this book shows why. Riding a bike is easy. Once someone can do it, they will never forget how. Riding a bike can be addictive--in the best cases for life. Understanding the subtleties of contemporary bicycle culture can be challenging. Like it or not, choosing to ride a particular bike--whether an old-fashioned city bicycle, a high-tech machine, a mountain bike, a touring bike, a fixie, or a beach cruiser--means being associated with a certain lifestyle. Velo--2nd Gear explores these diverse bicycle scenes and reveals their histories, relationships, and insightful details. Alongside its presentation of especially attractive and unusual bicycles, the book documents how riders' accessories and styles vary just as widely as the bikes' tires and other equipment. It explains how each scene cultivates its own distinct codes through the choice of certain jerseys, caps, or bags or by visiting specific events or key establishments. The examples in Velo--2nd Gear span the globe. Tours in traditional costumes and on historical paths in Belgium or Italy are not only appealing as athletic challenges, but also as adventures for cosmopolitan travelers. In urban centers at night, bicycle messengers hold races on city streets. Specialized bike boutiques focus on details such as customized paint jobs. Frame builders in Oregon, Paris, or southern Germany create highly coveted bikes tailored to individuals or in very limited editions with long waiting lists. Velo--2nd Gear makes abundantly clear that contemporary bicycle culture is more alive and well than ever before. The book celebrates its healthy, environmentally-friendly, discerning, and slightly obsessive scenes and their protagonists. It shows why, for a young generation, bicycles have now replaced cars as the vehicles that best express its identity.
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43,70 € 46,00 €
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Map of the World


Maps help us understand the world. This book features the most original and sought-after map illustrators whose work is in line with the zeitgeist.Drawing a map means understanding our world a bit better. For centuries, we have used the tools of cartography to represent both our immediate surroundings and the world at large--and to convey them to others. On the one hand, maps are used to illustrate areal relationships, including distances, dimensions, and topographies. On the other, maps can also serve as projection screens for a variety of display formats, such as illustration, data visualization, and visual storytelling. In our age of satellite navigation systems and Google Maps, personal interpretations of the world around us are becoming more relevant. Publications, the tourism industry, and other commercial parties are using these contemporary, personal maps to showcase specific regions, to characterize local scenes, to generate moods, and to tell stories beyond sheer navigation. A new generation of designers, illustrators, and mapmakers are currently discovering their passion for various forms of illustrative cartography. A Map of the World is a compelling collection of their work--from accurate and surprisingly detailed representations to personal, naive, and modernistic interpretations. The featured projects from around the world range from maps and atlases inspired by classic forms to cartographic experiments and editorial illustrations.
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47,50 € 50,00 €
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Kawaii!


Although some trace the phenomenon of Kawaii as far back as Japan's Taisho era, it emerged most visibly in the 1970s, when schoolgirls instigated a quiet calligraphic rebellion. From cute stationery to illustrations, followed by manga, Hello Kitty, Harajuku, and, ultimately, a pervasive culture of cute that touches every aspect of Japanese life: from the robotics industry to the postal service, architecture to food. As colourful as its subject matter, this book contains numerous interviews with illustrators, graphic artists, fashion designers, scientists, and scholars. It explores the phenomena of Harajuku, Sanrio, and girls' manga, and traces the roots of Kawaii from sociological and anthropological perspectives. It also looks at Kawaii's darker sides as it morphs into gothic and gloomy iterations. Best of all, this book illustrates the cultural movement through hundreds of colourful photographs that capture Kawaii's utter ubiquity: on the streets and inside homes, on lunchboxes and airplanes, in haute couture and street fashion, in cafes, museums, and hotels. Perfect for page-flipping or cover-to-cover reading, this entertaining and authoritative volume will leave readers with a deeper understanding of Japanese culture.
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22,80 € 24,00 €
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How to Use Type


This book is an introduction to the use of type in design for print and screen. It provides a creative, informative and practical introduction for those studying all pathways of graphic design. The authors discuss who uses type, where and when type is employed, audience and appropriateness of type and communication. The book includes basic information about type and its terminology, using typefaces, designing and communicating with type, colour and movement, experimentation with type and production issues. Throughout, examples are drawn from design for both print and screen. "How to Use Type" includes illustrated activities and case studies linked to key issues discussed in the text. This book offers an invaluable overview of an essential aspect of visual communication.
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28,50 € 30,00 €
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The Hobbit : An Unexpected Journey : Chronicles


The ultimate celebration of the first Hobbit movie reveals the full creative vision of the art and design teams with more than 1,000 exclusive images and photos, including designs and concepts that never made it to the big screen. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Chronicles - Art & Design is packed with more than 1,000 images of concept artwork, photographs and development paintings by the artists working behind the scenes to bring Middle-earth to life, each of whom provides detailed and entertaining commentary that reveals the story behind the vision. As a bonus feature unique to this book, there is a special fold-out map printed in glow-in-the-dark ink and a three-page fold-out replica of Bilbo's contract. Compiled by Weta Workshop senior concept designer Daniel Falconer, this is the first in a series of lavish hardback books written and designed by the award-winning team at Weta, who are working closely with the production team to guarantee that these books will be bursting with insider information and stunning visual imagery.
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27,55 € 29,00 €
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National Gallery Londýn


Edice Slavné galerie světa čtenářům zpřístupňuje dějiny velkých světových muzeí a nejnádhernější umělecká díla, která jsou uchovávána v jejich sbírkách. National Gallery v Londýně byla slavnostně otevřena 10. května 1824 a od té doby v ní bylo shromážděno více než 2 000 obrazů z období let 1250–1900. V knížce jsou představeny ty nejvýznamnější z nich včetně detailů a doprovozeny stručnými, ale informačně bohatými texty.
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15,58 € 16,40 €
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Mimosezóna


Výpravně provedená sbírka písňových textů a ilustrací Jaromíra Švejdíka. Jaromír 99 je jednou z nejvýraznějších osobností domácí umělecké scény. V devadesátých letech se prosadil jako zpěvák, skladatel a textař kultovní jesenické kapely Priessnitz, která přišla s estetikou temných hor v pohraničí. Neprostupné mlhy plné fantaskních stvoření později ustoupily civilnějšímu pojetí, přesto skladby neztratily nic ze své působivosti. Švejdíkův záběr však hudbou zdaleka nekončí, v posledních dvou desetiletích se stal vyhledávaným ilustrátorem a kreslířem komiksů v čele s nebelovskou trilogií. Právě tyto dva světy spojuje kniha Mimosezóna, kde výběr nejlepších textů skupin Priessnitz, Umakart, Jaromír 99 & The Bombers, Letní kapela a písně pro Václava Neckáře doplňují charakteristické ilustrace inspirované krajinou a náladou rodného Jesenicka. Součástí sbírky je také zasvěcená předmluva Jaroslava Rudiše a velký profilový rozhovor Michala Pařízka, šéfredaktora hudebního časopisu Full Moon.
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24,51 € 25,80 €
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The Impossible Collection of Design


Chosen by design expert Frédéric Chambre, this selection of furniture designs unspools like the frames of a film, an epic picture composed of one hundred years of creative innovations in form, materials, and techniques. This hand-bound oversize luxury edition, presented in a linen clamshell case, traces the development of twentieth-century design from the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements through Bauhaus and Art Deco, Pop Art and the Memphis school, to today's digital age, illustrating the dynamic story of a groundbreaking century through the evolution of everyday human objects.
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760,00 € 800,00 €
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Ľudmila Cvengrošová a dávne Slovensko


Ľudmila Cvengrošová a dávne Slovensko
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Krajina našej pamäti


Kniha je majstrovskou umeleckou výpovedou, ale aj strhujúcim historickým dokumentom, ved tvorba autora siaha až do polovice minulého storočia a dokumentuje dnes už nejestvujúce artefakty Slovenska – krajinné celky, vidiecku architektúru, starú Bratislavu, kultúrne pamiatky, a najmä pozoruhodných ľudí. Obrazy sú doplnené slovnou výpoveďou autora aj hrdinov jeho fotografických príbehov, írečitých ľudí z hôr. Celok vytvára pôsobivú mozaiku, moderne koncipované obrazové diela, ktoré oslovia široké spektrum čitatelov doma aj v zahraničí.
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Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller


Novinářka, publicistka a filmová kritička Ch. Maerkerová se ve své knížce soustředila na „největší americkou hlavu“ a „nejkrásnější americké tělo“. Takto byli v tisku občas hodnoceni jeden z nejvýznamnějších amerických dramatiků 20. století Arthur Miller a filmová herečka, sexuální symbol minulého století, Marilyn Monroe. Poznali se roku 1951. On byl ženatý a otcem dvou dětí. Ona vdaná, a než se rozhodli říct si vzájemně ano, stačila se rozvést a znovu provdat. Autorka popisuje pět let jejich společného života, hektických pět let plných otázek, hledání, stresu a vášní, ale nezůstává pouze u těchto pěti let. Seznamuje čtenáře mnohem šíře a do hloubky s životy obou protagonistů, s jejich vnitřním světem, s jejich prací; a vedle nich se tu objevuje celá řada dalších osobností kulturního světa i showbyznysu. Pozorný čtenář najde ještě víc: dýchne na něj atmosféra Ameriky v poválečných a padesátých letech 20. století včetně honu na čarodějnice...
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Obrazy starej Oravy / Images of the Old Orava Region


V impozantnej fotografickej tvorbe Jaroslava Sýkoru akoby ožíval martinčekovský génius. Svojskú krásu chodobných oravských dreveníc, svet miznúci do nenávratna, drsný tragikomický, zemitý kus našej vidieckej histórie zachytávajú Sýkorove čiernobiele fotografie až naturalisticky verne, s originalitou, ktorú ťažko vyjadriť slovami.
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15,39 € 16,20 €
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