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David Downton Portraits of the Worlds Most Stylish Women


This is the first monograph on the internationally renowned fashion artist David Downton. With a Foreword by Christian Lacroix, and an Afterword by Dita Von Teese, this book showcases more than 150 of David's drawings of celebrated women from the worlds of film, fashion and style. The illustrations are enlivened by fascinating anecdotes revealing behind-thescenes stories, and by specially commissioned photographs documenting the glamour of portrait sittings in London, Paris and New York.
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57,00 € 60,00 €

Animal Architects


This is a fantastic, original exploration of how animals build their homes and the fascinating structures they create. From gladiator frogs to chimpanzees, learn about how animals all over the world build their homes. Each spread contains a beautiful, colourful illustration of each animal and its home, plus a unique fold-out information panel, with stats and a simple architectural diagram showcasing the creation of the 'architect'. Look inside chimpanzee nests, beaver dams, termite mounds, stork nests and many more - and get to know the clever animals who build them!
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15,68 € 16,50 €

FridgeScapes


Turn your fridge into a polar landscape! Let polar bears roam wild while penguins slide across the ice. Dispatch an icebreaker ship to the remotest corner of the fridge door while killer whales and colossal squid lurk in the chilly waters. From caribou to killer whales, these 40 magnets will make a cool addition to any fridge.
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15,15 € 15,95 €

Lingo Bingo The Office


Bored of business jargon? Tired of hearing the same expressions at meetings and in emails? This game brings a fresh perspective to the world of office speak. From more recent sign-of-the-times expressions such as 'al desco' and influencer to old favourites like 'blue-sky thinking' (via linguistic gems including 'entremanure'!), this 'repurposing' of the classic game of bingo will provide endless fun for anyone who's ever worked in an office. The accompanying booklet clarifies the origin and usage of all the expressions included, so players can use (or avoid) them as they wish a 'win-win situation!
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21,38 € 22,50 €

Secret Garden Artists Edition: A Pull-Out and Frame Colouring Book


From the artist and the publisher that brought you the hugely successful Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest - this special artist's edition features 20 beautiful, pull out art prints for colouring in. Colouring fans of all ages will enjoy immersing themselves in a selection of the most popular artworks from the original book, now presented in a new, large-scale format for maximum colouring enjoyment. Each detailed illustration is printed on high-quality card and can be removed easily for framing or craft projects.
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17,58 € 18,50 €

Food Journal


The Food Journal inspires cooks and foodies to record their experiences, experiments and love of all things tasty. Use the journal to store notes and clippings, write down your favourite recipes, review restaurants, collect labels and other souvenirs, and record your cooking experiments. Keep it in the kitchen for useful reference information on seasonal foods, flavours, cooking tips, measurements and conversions.
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15,15 € 15,95 €

Baking Journal


Use the journal to store notes and clippings, write down your favourite recipes, review cafes and patisseries, collect labels and other souvenirs, and record your baking experiments. Keep it in the kitchen for useful reference information on ingredients and techniques, baking tips, measurements and conversions.
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15,15 € 15,95 €

Stickyscapes Polar Adventures


This book helps you to learn about the North and South Poles with this amazing panoramic play scene! Including over 100 stickers for you to create your own icy scenes with, from sliding penguins to the lions mane jellyfish, and from Inuit families to all the different types of snow vehicles. Also included are plenty of fabulous facts to complete your Polar knowledge!
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14,20 € 14,95 €

Air Structures


Air can be used in a variety of ways to make lightweight, flexible structures. It can be used to make inflatable structures, mobile structures and temporary buildings, it can also activate movable elements and act as a means of constructing buildings that would be impossible with conventional construction methods. This book looks at every facet of the subject, examining the different types of air structure: super pressure buildings, air beam structures, buoyant structures, inflatable structures and many more. It also looks at the construction methods that use air, such as air-inflated steel, aerated concrete and blow moulding. Filled with photographs, models, drawings and diagrams, this is the ideal book for curious students, designers and architects.
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14,20 € 14,95 €

Archi-Graphic - An Infographic Look at Architecture


This informative and engaging book uses inventive and visually stunning infographics to take an unusual look at architecture in a way that would not be possible with words and images. Through a variety of different infographics it compares, for example, the range of materials and colours used by different architects, the relative locations of their buildings, who influenced who, and which architects are the most discussed. It also approaches architecture from more unconventional angles with spreads that show the kinds of architecture favoured by dictators, the networks of love affairs that architects got entangled in, and the defining facial features of famous architects. Irreverent and entertaining, this book will appeal to all those with an interest in architecture or infographics.
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18,95 € 19,95 €

Art


Art & Makeup is a stunning showcase of work created by award-winning makeup artist, Lan Nguyen-Grealis. The looks created specially for the book are inspired by the worlds of art, sculpture, cinema and performance art references include Picasso, Warhol, Marie Antoinette, Cleopatra, Mad Men and The Great Gatsby. The book contains over 200 beautiful images and includes photography from Rankin. Makeup is an art form, and, like all art forms, it has a basis in technique. To complement the inspirational showcase imagery of the main part of the book, the second part features step-by-step deconstructions of the techniques used to create some of the looks. There is also an insider's guide to the industry, featuring tips and quotes from professionals ranging from renowned makeup artists and fashion designers to photographers and celebrity stylists.
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39,85 € 41,95 €

Book of the Dog


Featuring all kinds of dogs big, small, graceful, cute, funny The Book of the Dog is a cool and quirky collection of dog art and illustration by artists around the world. Interspersed through the illustrations are short texts about the artists and different breeds, paying homage to man's best friend. Beautifully designed and packaged, the book will appeal to dog lovers of all ages.
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18,95 € 19,95 €

Complete Pleats


Paul Jackson's major new title Complete Pleats is the most comprehensive book about pleating on the market. It explains how pleating systems can be stretched, compressed, flared, skewed, multiplied and mirrored, showing how from simple ideas, a huge number of original pleat forms can be created. Each technique is explained with a series of step-by-step photographs and line illustrations, enabling the designer to work through the basic principles of pleating and then adapt them to their specific needs. Complete Pleats also features more than 60 examples of pleats from the worlds of architecture, fashion and product design. Paul Jackson has taught pleating techniques to students of Fashion Design for 30 years, in both paper and fabric. Complete Pleats is the definitive practical guide for anyone wishing to create and make pleats.
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39,85 € 41,95 €

Deployable Structures


Deployable structures are structures that can undergo major changes to their configuration through expansion, unfolding and other means. In architecture, they can be used to create more flexible spaces or building elements that can adapt to changing functions or requirements. This book looks at the cutting edge of the subject, examining the different types of deployable structure, their materials and their properties. It also examines a variety of ways that such structures can be designed, drawing on natural processes and paper folding techniques. Filled with photographs, models, drawings and diagrams, the book is packed with inspirational ideas for architecture students and practitioners.
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14,20 € 14,95 €

Fashion School Survival Guide


This is an essential piece of kit for the aspiring fashion designer. Bringing together a wide assortment of technical tips, aide memoires, anecdotal advice, dos and don'ts, inspirational quotes and best practices. The day-to-day life of any student in fashion school can be hectic; dashing to meet deadlines, sketching in the canteen, late-nights during the shows, putting together your own collection. This book puts insider information at your fingertips. From gathering research material and developing design ideas to working with different fabrics and cutting patterns, 100 nuggets of fashion wisdom will allow you to make the most of your experience as a fashion student.
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15,68 € 16,50 €

My Crazy Inventions Sketchbook


Do you have some crazy inventions up your sleeve? This book is jam-packed with Andrew Rae's amazing drawings showing all sorts of real inventions that seem too weird to work. How about a dog umbrella? A submarine that looks like a plane...or even a shark. A swimming machine where you don't get wet? A car wash for people? Someone has even made a device to charge your phone using a hamster! There is plenty of inspiration to get kids' minds going, and plenty of room to add their own crazy inventions to the mix. They can design the best beach buggy ever, create a brand new sweet to share with the world, or even draw a Transformer dinosaur! It includes a patent certificate for their very own crazy invention!
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13,78 € 14,50 €