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Non-Designer's Design Book

For nearly 20 years, designers and non-designers alike have been introduced to the fundamental principles of great design by author Robin Williams. Through her straightforward and light-hearted style,..

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On Jewellery: A Compendium of International Contemporary Art Jewellery

On Jewellery explores different themes, such as Conceptual Jewellery, Jewellery and Photography, Borderline Jewellery and the Language of Jewellery. It deals with assumptions, definitions, prejudices ..

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Palette 06 - Transparent: Translucency in Design

In a departure from the realm of pure chromatic design, this surprising new volume in Gingko's bestselling Palette series investigates the use of transparency in design. From crystal clear translucenc..

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Palette 07: Monotone: New Single-Colour Designs

It is a difficult brief to create a design utilising only a single colour, one that relies heavily on a designer's skill at composition, use of materials and special effects. While some leap at the ch..

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Paper Secret 1

Paper Secret 1 reveals the world of paper-based art by detailing a multitude of projects cut, curled, stacked, cast, folded, pulped and slotted together with exceptional results. Laser-cut with all th..

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Paris in Fifty Design Icons

In this series, the Design Museum looks at the fifty design icons of major cities around the world - icons that, when viewed together, inherently sum up the character of their city. Covering anything ..

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Pattern: & The Secrets of Lasting Design

'No one understands pattern and design quite like Emma. This gem of a book celebrates her passion for British ceramics, her beautiful design and joyful patterns.' Kirstie Allsopp Creativity, collabor..

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Patterns: Inside the Design Library

An insider's guide to the world's largest archive of patterns and textiles, the source of inspiration for the globe's top designers Every season, designers from fashion, home furnishings, textiles, gr..

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People of Print: Innovative, Independent Design & Illustration

Here is a an overview of the exceptional work produced and championed by over fifty of the leading illustrators, printmakers and designers from the sphere of independent, print-based design. People of..

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Perfect Imperfect: The Beauty of Accident, Age & Patina

Perfect Imperfect takes as its founding principle the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi, advocating the beauty to be found in imperfection, impermanence and the authentic. Importantly, this is done withou..

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Perfume Lover:  Personal Story of Scent

'Why couldn't I be a perfumer's muse? I've come such a long way in the realm of scent. In fact, I was never really meant to poke my nose into it ...' The Perfume Lover by Denyse Beaulieu is an intimat..

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Pocket Universal Principles of Design: 150 Essential Tools for Architects, Artists, Designers, Developers, Engineers, Inventors, and Managers

Whether a website, marketing campaign, museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of ..

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Postmodern Design Complete

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Principles of Neural Design

Neuroscience research has exploded, with more than fifty thousand neuroscientists applying increasingly advanced methods. A mountain of new facts and mechanisms has emerged. And yet a principled frame..

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Printmaker's Art

The print collections of the National Galleries of Scotland reveal a diverse and dazzling variety of different techniques and approaches to printmaking. From exquisite copperplate engravings by the ol..

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Real Nordic Living: Design. Food. Art. Travel.

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Red Thread: Nordic Design

An elegant exploration of the hugely influential simplicity, beauty, and functionality of Nordic design - timeless, yet on trend From literature to food, lifestyle to fashion, cinema to architecture, ..

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Rethink: The Way You Live

"Rethink: The way you live is a book to inspire and challenge people to reconsider how to redesign their homes. Told with beautifully photographed and evocative images of homes across the world, Rethi..

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Retro Graphics

The modern yearning for vintage and classical design work is well-documented in Retro Graphics, an in-depth exploration of diverse applications of retro elements in modern graphic design. The first se..

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Revival Type: Digital Typefaces Inspired by the Past
Risomania: The New Spirit of Printing

Graphic artists and designers from around the world have now rediscovered the risograph for themselves - along with other machines for similar almost forgotten techniques such as mimeography -and spar..

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Rooms to Love: Style Inspiration for Every Home

Discover your inner stylist with the help of this gorgeous book that showcases creative ideas for every room. Drawing from inspirational New Zealand home interiors, stylist LeeAnn Yare and photographe..

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Sar: The Essence of Indian Design

An exploration of the timeless beauty of Indian design through 200 classic objects. The Indian subcontinent is an amalgamation of peoples, cultures, languages and philosophies. Throughout history Indi..

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Sartorialist : Closer

Scott Schuman is back with a completely new collection of beautiful images of the men and women who have caught his attention. From its origins on the streets of New York, his much-loved blog, thesart..

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Shoes A - Z : Designers Brands Manufacturers & Retailers
Smile in the Mind: Witty Thinking in Graphic Design

Forty years of "witty thinking" from over 500 designers, including hundreds of visual examples and interviews with the world's top practitioners First published in 1996, A Smile in the Mind rapidly be..

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So Far

David Trubridge is New Zealand's only internationally recognized furniture designer. From his studio and manufacturing facility in Hawkes Bay, Trubridge has developed a serious following world-wide fo..

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Story of Design

Design is a multi-disciplined approach to problem-solving that has always uniquely reflected humankind's aspirations, needs and desires. It has both shaped and mirrored the spirit of our times. The St..

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Strategic Design: Eight Essential Practices Every Strategic Designer Must Master

Design professionals are no longer just executors of new product/service design briefs but are increasingly involved in the crafting of these briefs and in the strategic decisions leading to these bri..

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Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine

Rozsika Parker's re-evaluation of the reciprocal relationship between women and embroidery has brought stitchery out from the private world of female domesticity into the fine arts, created a major br..

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Symbol: The Reference Guide to Abstract & Figurative Trademarks

Symbols play an integral role in branding programs. This book explores the visual language of symbols according to their most basic element: form. Over 1,300 symbols from all over the world are here c..

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Textile Reader

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The Pocket Universal Methods of Design: 100 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas, and Design Effective Solutions

This handy, pocket-version of the Universal Methods of Design provides the same thorough and critical presentation of 100 research methods, synthesis/analysis techniques, and research deliverables for..

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Thinking In Icons: Designing and Creating Effective Visual Symbols
Thinking Jewellery: On the Way Towards a Theory of Jewellery

What is jewellery? This new publication is a reflection on that question. Here is an interdisciplinary approach transcending the familiar categories crafts or art, applied or fine. What matters here i..

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Tiny Pantone Objects

Tiny PANTONE Objects is the perfect exploration of PANTONE colours in the everyday world. Inspired by the Tiny PMS Match Tumblr, Inka Mathew has spent years collecting miniature objects that perfectly..

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Two-Dimensional Man

Paul Sahre ranks alongside modern-day design heroes Stefan Sagmeister and Chip Kidd as one of the most influential graphic designers of his generation. Two-Dimensional Man is a fresh take on the tradi..

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Type Tells Tales

Type Tells Tales focuses on typography that is integral to the message or story it is expressing. This is type that speaks - that is literally the voice of the narrator. And the narrator is the typogr..

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Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology

The first typewriter artist to find fame was Flora F. F. Stacey, with her butterfly drawing of 1898; but since the very beginning of the typewriter's existence, artists, designers, poets and writers h..

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Typographic Style Handbook

An elegant handbook in typography, for the professional and amateur text designer.Typographic Style Handbook is an indispensable new manual for anyone working with text - books, journals, company repo..

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Typography Idea Book

This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good typographic design. Broken into sections covering the fundamentals of typography, the book features inspiring works by acclaimed typogra..

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Vintage Fashion & Couture: from Poiret to McQueen

From Forturny and Worth at the start of the century, Lanvin and Chanel in the 1920s, Balmain and Balenciaga in the 1950s, Bill Blass, and Courreges in the 1960s, Yves St Laurent, Ossie Clark and Celia..

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Visual Communication: From Theory to Practice

The title incorporates contextual essays that explore how cultural theory can be applied to the real-world practice of graphic design, and are discussed by designers such as Neville Brody, Michael Bie..

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Visual Contrast

In Visual Contrast, Timothy Rundle reveals key techniques for styling your home by reworking what you already have. He looks at Shape, Colour, Placement and Personality and reveals how these seemingly..

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Visual History of Type

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Watches

The British Museum watch collection is unsurpassed anywhere in the world, and tells the story of the watch which spans an incredible 500 years. Within the collection are examples ranging from sixteent..

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Waterside Modern

From the Mediterranean to the Pacific Ocean and the tropical idylls of Southeast Asia, this book takes an international trip to the world's most stunning waterside homes. Photographs of each house rev..

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Way We Live: Making Homes / Creating Lifestyles

"The Way We Live" transcends all other style books to reveal global connections and patterns in home decoration. This world tour of interior design elements is lavishly presented in more than 1,000 co..

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Weiwei-isms

This collection of quotes demonstrates the elegant simplicity of Ai Weiwei's thoughts on key aspects of his art, politics, and life. A master at communicating powerful ideas in astonishingly few words..

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What is Graphic Design?

What is Graphic Design? explores the issues that have shaped design today and looks at how graphic design has evolved over time, from the development of printing to the present day. The second chapter..

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