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Historical and Curious Maps


This book contains stunning images for use as a graphic resource, or inspiration. All the illustrations are stored in high-resolution format on the enclosed free CD-ROM and are ready to use for professional quality printed media and web page design. The pictures can also be used to produce postcards, or to decorate your letters, flyers, etc. They can be imported directly from the CD into most design, image- manipulation, illustration, word-processing and e-mail programs&894 no installation is required. For most applications, single images can be used free of charge. Please consult the introduction to this book, or visit our website for conditions. This is a book showing how curious maps can be, and how beautifully they can be executed. The selection is of great diversity in appearance and meaning&894 there are comparative overviews of the length of rivers and the height of mountains, nautical charts, medieval city plans, and maps from pre-historical times. Also included are historical schemes showing how to make and read maps, and maps with a double meaning. Historical & Curious Maps contains a collection of amazing and beautifully made maps that have been chosen on visual impact and uncommonness. The selection is of great diversity in appearance and meaning&894 there are comparative overviews of the length of rivers and the height of mountains, nautical charts, medieval city plans, and maps from pre-historical times. Also included are images of how Europeans perceived the world to look like many centuries ago, highly detailed bird’s-eye maps from Japan, and archaic, captivating charts made by Native Americans and Australian Aboriginals. Furthermore, there are a number of very extraordinary maps with a double meaning. Of some maps, details are shown in the book. The CD-ROM, however, contains all the maps in full.
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24,91 € 26,22 €

Astrology Pictures +Cd


The stars and their movements have always captivated the human imagination. In all cultures, people have studied the sky to learn about the complicated relationships between celestial bodies and terrestrial affairs. In all cultures, too, people have invented elaborate visual systems to document and organise their fi ndings on the infl uence of the planets and stars. Astrology Pictures provides a rich collection of the most interesting and compelling astrological imagery from a wide variety of cultural traditions. The collection comprises images and depictions of the planets, the elements and the zodiac. This book contains portraits of astrologers both real and imagined, and a sample of the visual systems devised to organise astrological knowledge, such as celestial maps and hand charts, chosen for their rarity and their visual impact. With imagery originating from Egypt, Japan and China, from both classical antiquity and the Western tradition, Astrology Pictures truly provides an all-encompassing and accessible overview of a rich and stimulating heritage.
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14,20 € 14,95 €

Fancy Alphabets


This book contains stunning images for use as a graphic resource, or inspiration. All the illustrations are stored in high-resolution format on the enclosed free CD-ROM and are ready to use for professional quality printed media and web page design. The pictures can also be used to produce postcards, or to decorate your letters, flyers, etc. They can be imported directly from the CD into most design, image- manipulation, illustration, word-processing and e-mail programs&894 no installation is required. For most applications, single images can be used free of charge. Please consult the introduction to this book, or visit our website for conditions.
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25,19 € 26,52 €

Images of the Universe


This book contains stunning images for use as a graphic resource, or inspiration. All the illustrations are stored in high-resolution format on the enclosed free CD-ROM and are ready to use for professional quality printed media and web page design. The pictures can also be used to produce postcards, or to decorate your letters, flyers, etc. They can be imported directly from the CD into most design, image- manipulation, illustration, word-processing and e-mail programs&894 no installation is required. For most applications, single images can be used free of charge. Please consult the introduction to this book, or visit our website for conditions. The Universe offers an unending source of the most electrifying and mysterious imagery conceivable. The selection of pictures for this book has been made by a well-known specialist in the field of popular astronomy, and is accompanied by short and lucid descriptions of what can be seen. The high-quality files on the accompanying CD-ROM allow for large-format prints.
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24,91 € 26,22 €

Web Design Index by Content


Web Design Indexes are international bestsellers, with about a quarter million copies sold worldwide. Since its first edition in the year 2000, the annual Web Design Index has developed into one of the most important publications in its field. Year after year, it gives an accurate overview of the state of the art in web design. Every Web Design Index contains 1002 outstanding web pages. With each web page, the URL is indicated, as well as the names of those involved in the design and programming. Selection for the Web Design Index is based on design quality, innovation, and effectiveness, and the books offer examples of all conceivable forms and styles. In addition to the Web Design Indexes, The Pepin Press / Agile Rabbit Editions has started to publish the annual Web Design Index by Content. These volumes feature some 600 sites, arranged by content (qualified by trade, profession, vocation, etc.), covering all conceivable uses of the Web. Of each site, two pages are reproduced in the book: one opening page and one page representative of the nature of the site. Web Design by Content offers a comprehensive and quickly accessible overview of the standard of web design in any particular field.
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29,93 € 31,50 €

Web Design Index by Content 4+CD


This is the fourth volume of our Web Design Index by Content, again showcasing 500 sites arranged by content. Every year, 500 new designs are selected and grouped in more than 20 categories, such as architecture, art, fashion, food, IT, music, photography, product catalogues, etc. Two pages from each site are included: an opening page and a page representative of the nature of the site. The accompanying CD-ROM allows you to view the designs on screen and to access the entire sites online. The Pepin Press/Agile Rabbit Editions web design indexes are international best-sellers, with about a quarter of a million copies sold worldwide.
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23,70 € 24,95 €

Cheongsam


The extremely elegant and feminine Cheongsam is a quintessential Chinese women’s dress of the 20th century – in its modern form, a fusion of traditional Chinese costume and western fashion. This book contains a wonderful selection of historical and new photographs, cutting schemes, embroidery details and vector drawings of typical decorative elements such as dragons, peacocks and floral designs. This, the first book in the PEPIN series, contains a wonderful selection of photographs of some of the most beautiful Cheongsams from all decades of the 20th century, as well as many historical photographs. Also included are cutting schemes, embroidery details and vector drawings of typical decorative elements such as dragons, peacocks and floral designs. The new PEPIN Fashion, Textiles & Patterns series contains large-format, stunningly illustrated volumes on a wide range of styles. Each volume in the series will include concise, authoritative texts as well as information about technical aspects and a wealth of inspiration and visual resource material. The illustrations include photographs of clothes, historical images (including fashion plates), cutting schemes, decorative details and reproductions of fabric designs. Each volume includes a CD with ready-to-use files. The texts are in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
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31,30 € 32,95 €

Flower Power


The term “flower power” is an expression associated with the peace movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. It permeated practically all forms of popular culture of the time, including music, painting and design. In fashion, flower power represents a striking style, using lots of strong and contrasting colours and bold, flowery imagery. This second volume in the PEPIN series contains more than 100 reproductions of typical flower power designs, as well as photographs of many amazing and beautiful flower power garments, such as flared trousers, tent dresses, jumpsuits and mini skirts.
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31,30 € 32,95 €

Kimono Patterns


Kimonos have been the ubiquitous garment for Japanese men and women for many centuries. Throughout history, Japan’s very best designers have devoted themselves to kimono design. Kimono Patterns offers a wide selection of the very best examples of kimono patterns, in various techniques and from various eras.
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18,00 € 18,95 €

Pictoraphic index 1


The Pictographic Index showcases noteworthy contemporary graphic design, illustration and lettering, with a focus on where these disciplines overlap. In addition to examples of the artists’ work, this book contains interviews with several featured artists about their work and creative process. This index is a great resource for inspiration and to keep up-to-date with contemporary design and illustration from around the world.
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21,80 € 22,95 €

Fancy Packaging+CD


STRUCTURAL PACKAGE DESIGN is a series of books, jam-packed with superb, 100% structurally accurate, scalable packaging templates. All designs are ready for immediate use and illustrated with 2-D and 3-D structural drawings and photographs. The CD contains the templates in various formats including EPS and PDF. Also included is a demos version of Illustrator-Plug-Ins that provide professional package design possibilities. This volume - FANCY PACKAGING - contains 200 exceptionally creative designs: a treasure trove of inspiration.
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27,50 € 28,95 €

Complex Packaging+CD


STRUCTURAL PACKAGE DESIGN is a series of books, jam-packed with superb, 100% structurally accurate, scalable packaging templates. All designs are ready for immediate use and illustrated with 2-D and 3-D structural drawings and photographs. The CD contains the templates in various formats including EPS and PDF. Also included is a demos version of Illustrator-Plug-Ins that provide professional package design possibilities. This volume - COMPLEX PACKAGING - contains 200 intricate designs that show some extraordinary possibilities, both technical and creative, in packaging.
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27,50 € 28,95 €

European Folk+CD


PEPIN is a series of thematic titles on various types of textile and dress - including unusual and overlooked styles. Each volume contains introductory text, fashion plates an/or historical images to show the subject in its original context and high-quality photographs and drawings of clothing, patterns, decorative details, etc. A wide selection of these images is saved on the enclosed CDs. EUROPEAN FOLK contains examples of the design of everyday textiles and costumes of rural Central and South-Eastern Europe. Typical design elements include elaborately embroidered compositions, cross stitching and colourful flower designs. Also included are many historical photographs and drawings of costumes being worn.
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31,30 € 32,95 €

50s Fashion+CD


PEPIN is a series of thematic titles on various types of textile and dress - including unusual and overlooked styles. Each volume contains introductory text, fashion plates an/or historical images to show the subject in its original context and high-quality photographs and drawings of clothing, patterns, decorative details, etc. A wide selection of these images is saved on the enclosed CDs. 50s FASHION contains a large selection of fabulous textile pattern designs of the 1950s, in particular the second half of the decade, when there was an outburst of innovation and originality in print design. The unconventional treatment of floral and geometric compositions, as well as the layering of patterns, was completely different from preceding styles. In addition, this book contains many photographs of original clothes and fashion plates.
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31,30 € 32,95 €

Figure Drawing for Fashion Design


This new edition of FIGURE DRAWING FOR FASHION DESIGN - fully revised, updated and expanded - offers a concise, topic by topic guide to acquiring and perfecting the skills of visualising ideas and concepts in costume and fashion design, concentrating on the female form. Here, realism and anatomical precision are the chief values, whereas for costume and fashion, stylisation and exaggeration are ways of adding individuality and verve to a plate, and of focusing attention on specific elements. The coverage provided means that this book is ideal both for those who want to apply themselves professionally to fashion design, and for all enthusiasts of drawing the human body.
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20,85 € 21,95 €

Web Design Index by Content 05


Would you like an overview of the state of the art in web design in a specific field? WEB DESIGN INDEX BY CONTENT provides exactly that: every year, 500 new designs are selected and grouped in more than 20 categories, such as architecture, art, fashion, food, IT, music, photography, product catalogues, etc. Two pages from each site are included: an opening page and a page representative of the nature of the site. The accompanying CD-ROM allows you to view the designs on screen and to access the entire sites online.
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23,70 € 24,95 €