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100 Illustrators

Picture this: The biggest players in the highly competitive field of illustration. Culled from our Illustration Now series is this selection of today's most successful and important illustrators from ..

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100 Unforgettable Dresses

It's amazing that one feathered dress helped shape the most memorable number of the screen's greatest dance team, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. It's a rush to discover that a fabric developed for au..

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101 Design Methods : A Structured Approach for Driving Innovation in Your Organization

This is the first step-by-step guidebook for successful innovation planning. Unlike other books on the subject, "101 Design Methods" approaches the practice of creating new products, services, and cus..

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50 Fashion Designers You Should Know

The latest volume in Prestel's most successful series profiles the world's top 50 designers, including Armani, Balenciaga, Dior, Galliano, Givenchy, Lacroix, McCartney, McQueen, Quant, Versace and Wes..

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A-Z of Visual Ideas : How to Solve Any Creative Brief

The A-Z of Visual Ideas explains the key ideas, sources of inspiration and visual techniques that have been used throughout design history. Showing where ideas and inspiration come from, the book prov..

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Advanced Style

Advanced Style is Ari Seth Cohen's blog-based-ode to the confidence, beauty and fashion that can only be achieved through the experience of a life lived glamourously. It is a collection of street fash..

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) was one of the most influential, imaginative and inspirational designers at the turn of the millennium. His fashions both challenged and expanded the conventional paramet..

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Amazing Layout Design

The role of layout design is simply stated. It operates with design elements such as font, colour and graph to deliver visual aesthetic perception without compromising proper content layout. Layout de..

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Anatomy of Fashion: Why We Dress the Way We Do

Why do we dress the way we do? Why has fashion changed and evolved over the centuries? How did the 3-piece suit come about? Why have hemlines risen and fallen over time? In The Anatomy of Fashion, re..

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Animal Kingdom: Design with Animal Aesthetics - Untamed Graphics

In this, the first volume in the new Untamed Graphics series, the wide variety of graphic depictions of animals in contemporary design is explored. From branding and packaging to product design and in..

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Anthology of Decorated Papers: A Sourcebook for Designers

This remarkable and beautiful book brings together a collection of decorated papers dating from the 16th to the 20th century. They were produced for a wide variety of uses: as wrappers and endpapers f..

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Art & Sole:  Spectacular Selection of More Than 150 Fantasy Art Shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection

Not meant to be worn, art shoes are pure fantasy, constructed of unique materials in various shapes and silhouettes. The art shoes in the Stuart Weitzman collection are made from a vast array of mater..

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Art of Dreamworks Animation

The Art of DreamWorks Animation marks the studio's twentieth anniversary and pays homage to the animators who brought iconic characters like Shrek and Po to life. Brimming with concept art, pre-produc..

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Art of Looking Sideways

Describing himself as a "visual jackdaw", master designer Alan Fletcher has spent a lifetime collecting images, useless information, quotations and scraps that take his fancy. This work distils this c..

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Artrage!: The Story of the Britart Revolution

The Young British Artists (YBAs) stormed on to the contemporary art scene in 1988 with their attention-grabbing, ironic art. They exploded art-world conventions with brazen disdain. Dismissed as trivi..

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Atlas of the Human Body

This large-format, beautifully presented book presents a journey through the human body both figuratively and literally. With exquisite, painstakingly detailed pencil illustrations by Kanitta Meechubo..

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Axel Vervoordt: Wabi Inspirations

Interior design guru Axel Vervoordt shares his latest inspirations for the home. Axel Vervoordts intense curiosity has fueled his work as an interior designer, spurring him to explore and draw inspira..

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Balenciaga & His Legacy

Born in 1895 in a remote fishing village in Spain, Cristobal Balenciaga learned sewing and tailoring at his mother's knee. By 1937, the talented and persistent young man had opened his own design salo..

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Barbara Barry: Around Beauty


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Batik Design


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Be Your Own Decorator : Taking Inspiration from Today's Top Designers

Selecting favorite rooms from more than fifty renowned designers such as Kelly Wearstler, Bunny Williams, Albert Hadley, Nate Berkus, and Mary McDonald--and shot by the world's top shelter photographe..

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Berlin 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 anythin..

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Big Book of Green Design, The

Being environmentally conscious is no longer trendy or unique. It's expected. A growing number of today's companies are requiring their creative firms to develop and incorporate more eco-friendly pack..

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Bodoni: Manual of Typography

Alphabet legend: The complete reproduction of a typographical masterworkOfficial printer for the Duke of Parma, Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) declared that well-designed type derived its beauty from..

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Bookshelf Design

Whether trophy or status symbol, comfort or escape, books can have profound meaning in a person's life. As a result, how they store them can take on significant importance. Bookshelf Design examines t..

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Bright Bazaar: Embracing Colour for Make-you-Smile Style

This refreshing take on colour is from one of the world's leading interior design bloggers, Will Taylor of Bright.Bazaar. Are you keen to use colour to imprint your personality on the canvas of your h..

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Chairs: 1000 Masterpieces of Modern Design, 1800 to the Present Day

"Landmarks of Chair Design" is an all-new survey of highly original and important seating designs by the renowned authorities on the subject - Charlotte and Peter Fiell. Showcasing over 1000 chairs by..

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Closet Stylist : Your Guide to Personal Style

Do you have a wardrobe full of clothes but you still can't find the right thing to wear? Do you find yourself buying the latest season's styles but then never wear them? Do you put off buying clothes ..

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Clothbound: Iconic Fabric Designs

For over 20 years, Julie Paterson, founder of ClothFabric, has been designing and printing contemporary textiles by hand. Her iconic patterns, inspired by and connected to the Australian landscape, ha..

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Coco Chanel:  Legend & the Life

Justine Picardie has spent the last decade puzzling over the truth about Coco Chanel, attempting to peel away the accretions of romance and lies. In this critically acclaimed, bestselling biography sh..

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Codex Seraphinianus XXXIII

An extraordinary and surreal art book, this edition has been redesigned by the author and includes new illustrations. Ever since the "Codex Seraphinianus" was first published in 1981, the book has bee..

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Collected Home: Rooms with Style, Grace, & History

In "The New Traditional," Darryl Carter laid out the principles of his widely recognized and beloved design aesthetic, which balances individual comfort with a subtle color palette to achieve serene a..

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Color + Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises for Exploring Pattern Design

Do you have a passion for patterns? The importance and prevalence of both color and pattern in the current design landscape is impossible to deny. Not only is pattern a headliner in the fashion catego..

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Color Design Workbook: A Real World Guide to Using Color in Graphic Design

Since color is such an important part of graphic design, designers need the most up-to-date, as well as the most fundamental, information on the subject to have the tools needed to use color effective..

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Color Your Style: How to Wear Your True Colors

Move over "Color Me Beautiful," an Emmy Award-winning costume designer shows women how to find their authentic style archetype. David Zyla has made women look sensational on the runway, television, a..

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Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture and More

With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint. Annie Sloan is a paint legend and on..

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Contemporary Design Africa

Finally a book on African design that celebrates the contemporary! It is packed with works that show how the continents rich array of craft traditions are being preserved and revived with an exciting ..

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Creative Anarchy: How to Break the Rules of Graphic Design for Creative Success
Custom Lettering of the 20s and 30s

Custom Lettering of the 20s and 30s is a celebration of the stunning and stylistically varied headline lettering that existed before the advent of phototypesetting or the computer. This unique publica..

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Custom Tattoo 101: Over 1000 Stencils and Ideas for Customizing Your Own Unique Tattoo

When it comes to permanent ink, you want something both personal and unique. You want a representation of yourself. Most of all, you don't want any surprises. Custom Tattoo 101 highlights the best way..

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Cut and Fold Paper Textures: Techniques for Surface Design

This book will show you inspirational ways in which paper can be used to create textured and relief surfaces. These techniques are mostly intuitive and easy to make, requiring no origami or paper engi..

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D is for Design: ABCs from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Data Design: Visualising Quantities, Locations, Connections
Decorate Workshop


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Design: The Definitive Visual History is a gorgeous visual celebration of design across the decades. Find out all about the major design movements of the last 150 years from Arts and Crafts to Bauhaus..

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Design for Sustainable Change: How Design and Designers Can Drive the Sustainability Agenda

Design for Sustainable Change explores how design thinking and design-led entrepreneurship can address the issue of sustainability. It discusses the ways in which design thinking is evolving and being..

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Design Museum Fifty Typefaces That Changed the World

The digital revolution has made typesetters of us all as we define our identities through the typefaces we choose to communicate with the world. In this witty and insightful book John L Waters explore..

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Design Museum: A-Z of Design & Designers

The official Design Museum: A-Z of Design & Designers is the guide to the world's leading design innovators - from Alvar Aalto and Joe Colombo to Charles and Ray Eames and Zaha Hadid. It covers all as..

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Design Your Life: Applying Design Principles to Your Life

Design plays an essential role in our daily lives. You don't have to be a designer to design your life. But it doesn't hurt to have some professional help. It took designer Vince Frost more than 25 ye..

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Design: The Whole Story

Design: The Whole Story takes a close look at the key developments, movements and practitioners of design around the world, from the beginnings of industrial manufacturing to the present day. Organize..

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