BOOKS ON DESIGN THEORY, AESTHETICS AND HISTORY

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HARRY N. ABRAMS

World Tour: Vintage Hotel Labels from the Collection of Gaston-Louis Vuitton


Show me your luggage and I'll tell you who you are, proclaimed a 1920s Louis Vuitton slogan. World Tour takes readers back to when travel was a true adventure, visually embedding them in an age (from the early 20th century to the 1950s) when elegant passengers embarked on world tours aboard great ocean liners, boarded the first airplanes, rode the Orient Express, journeyed to exotic locales and from one luxurious hotel to another. Throughout his life, the famous trunk maker and inveterate traveler Gaston Louis Vuitton (Louis Vuitton's grandson) amassed a collection of over 3,000 hotel publicity stickers and labels. Globetrotters would proudly affix these to their luggage, and indeed the labels' graphic representations of the hotels, their typography, and their colors evoke an era when travel was synonymous with an art of living. Featuring over 800 of these labels, a wealth of period photographs, and 10 vintage postcards, World Tour visits 21 stopovers around the globe, stopovers that reflect the favorite destinations and pursuits of cosmopolitan travelers: seaside stays on the French Riviera, skiing in Chamonix or Zermatt, cultural tours of Athens or Mexico, beach vacations in Honolulu or Capri...the list goes on.
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

Don't Brand My Public Space

DON'T BRAND MY PUBLIC SPACE

Edited by Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783481 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 11/25/2013
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100 Years of Swiss Design

100 YEARS OF SWISS DESIGN

Edited by Christian Brändle, Renate Menzi, Arthur Rüegg.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784419 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 2/20/2015
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Are We Human? The Design of the Species - 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years

ARE WE HUMAN? THE DESIGN OF THE SPECIES - 2 SECONDS, 2 DAYS, 2 YEARS, 200 YEARS, 200,000 YEARS

Edited by Beatriz Colomina.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785126 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 1/25/2017
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Apple

APPLE

By Ken Miki.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783863 | US $42.00

Pub Date: 1/21/2014
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Ruedi Baur Integral

RUEDI BAUR INTEGRAL

By Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781340 | US $80.00

Pub Date: 1/25/2010
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Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design

ARE WE HUMAN? NOTES ON AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF DESIGN

By Beatriz Colomina.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785119 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 1/15/2017
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Max Bill's View of Things

MAX BILL'S VIEW OF THINGS

Edited by Lars Müller.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783726 | US $49.00

Pub Date: 2/20/2015
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Spector Cut + Paste: #1-4

SPECTOR CUT + PASTE: #1-4

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669045 | US $27.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2013
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In Reserve: The Household!

IN RESERVE: THE HOUSEHOLD!

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959050913 | US $39.00

Pub Date: 1/9/2016
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Co-Op Principle: Hannes Meyer and the Concept of Collective Design

CO-OP PRINCIPLE: HANNES MEYER AND THE CONCEPT OF COLLECTIVE DESIGN

Edited by Raquel Franklin. Text by Claudia Perren, Astrid Volpert.

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ISBN: 9783959050104 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 2/1/2016
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Bauhaus News: Contemporary Remarks

BAUHAUS NEWS: CONTEMPORARY REMARKS

SPECTOR BOOKS/BAUHAUS KOOPERATION BERLIN DESSAU WEIMAR

ISBN: 9783959050579 | US $29.00

Pub Date: 2/1/2015
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Super Normal

SUPER NORMAL

By Naoto Fukasawa, Jasper Morrison.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781067 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 4/23/2007
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