FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS

PUBLISHER
Damiani

BOOK FORMAT
Clth, 9.75 x 13.25 in. / 432 pgs / illustrated throughout.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

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D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2012 p. 139   

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ISBN 9788862082358 TRADE
List Price: $80.00 CDN $95.00

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First book on the founder of the urban sportswear style.

  

DAMIANI

Ideas from Massimo Osti

Text by Daniela Facchinato. Foreword by Stefano Bonaga, Francois Girbaud, Ashley Heath, Pier Luigi Piana, Bruna Rossi, Gabriele Salvatores, Paul Smith, Franca Sozzani, Alberto Tomba, Paolo Zegna. Afterword by Franco 'Bifo' Berardi.

Featured image, of the Mille Miglia jacket, is reproduced from <I>Ideas from Massimo Osti</I>.Ideas from Massimo Osti tells the story of the creator of the clothing brands C.P. Company and Stone Island. Crowned the most important man of 1990s menswear by Arena Homme +, Massimo Osti (1944–2005) was one of the most respected and imitated designers of his generation, whose innovations confounded the rules of the industry and created the fabrics of today. This is the story of a fashion engineer who throughout the 1970s and 1980s created an entirely new category of clothing--today known as “urban sportswear”--that was inspired as much by the cultural ferment of those years as by Osti’s enormous archive of vintage military uniforms and work wear. The book tells its story through images of Osti’s most important designs: his innovations in garment dyeing, his development of new fabrics inspired by the tarps truck drivers use to batten down loads, and other materials such as rubber flax, the “Ice Jacket” that changes colors with the temperature, or “Technowool,” a wool and nylon wear-resistant “urban armor.” Ideas from Massimo Osti assembles sketches, photocopies, scraps of fabric, buttons, accessories and images of the celebrities that promoted his creations, from Bono and Madonna to Kevin Costner and Dennis Hopper.

Featured image, of the Mille Miglia jacket, is reproduced from Ideas from Massimo Osti.

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Fader Magazine

Amber Bravo

Massimo Osti's designs have such a cult influence in the European fashion world that, this year, they've been meticulously catalogued in a massive 412-page tome, Ideas From Massimo Osti, edited by his wife, Daniela Facchinato, and published by Diamiani. Osti's work is so well regarded that, in an effusive poetic ramble of a preface from denim legend Francois Girbaud, he elicits odes like this: "I was often so jealous, challenged by your way of looking at things, of transforming, of discovering, of becoming ever more skilled. You did everything well. Damn you Massimo! I was shocked! Moved."

Ideas from Massimo Osti

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: PHOTOGRAPHY

Archive Species

ARCHIVE SPECIES

By Joke Robaard, Camiel van Winkel.

VALIZ

ISBN: 9789492095435
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Horst P. Horst

HORST P. HORST

Text by Susanna Brown.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836640478
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Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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Kanye West: Yeezy Season 6 Zine

KANYE WEST: YEEZY SEASON 6 ZINE

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958294066
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Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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As It Was: Frank Habicht's Sixties

AS IT WAS: FRANK HABICHT'S SIXTIES

Edited with text by Florian Habicht. Text by Heather Cremonesi, Valerie Mendes.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775744904
USD $75.00
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Posturing

POSTURING

Edited by Holly Hay, Shonagh Marshall. Introduction and interviews by Shonagh Marshall.

SPBH EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781999814434
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Pub Date: 6/26/2018
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Eternal Beauty

ETERNAL BEAUTY

Edited with text by Walter Guadagnini, Amedeo M. Turello.

SILVANA EDITORALE

ISBN: 9788836639090
USD $60.00
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Pub Date: 10/23/2018
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Viktor & Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years

VIKTOR & ROLF: FASHION ARTISTS 25 YEARS

Edited by Thierry-Maxime Loriot.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462084384
USD $50.00
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Pub Date: 8/28/2018
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Paparazzi

PAPARAZZI

Edited by Walter Guadagnini, Francesco Zanot.

SILVANA EDITORALE

ISBN: 9788836637874
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Pub Date: 2/27/2018
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Malick Sidibé: Mali Twist

MALICK SIDIBé: MALI TWIST

Text by André Magnin, Brigitte Ollier, Manthia Diawara, Robert Storr.

FONDATION CARTIER POUR L'ART CONTEMPORAIN / EDITIONS XAVIER BARRAL

ISBN: 9782365111522
USD $80.00
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Pub Date: 11/28/2017
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Sory Sanlé: Volta Photo

SORY SANLé: VOLTA PHOTO

Edited with text by Matthew S. Witkovsky. Text by Antawan Byrd, Florent Mazzoleni.

STEIDL/THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

ISBN: 9783958294004
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 6/26/2018
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Items: Is Fashion Modern?

ITEMS: IS FASHION MODERN?

Edited with text by Paola Antonelli, Michelle Millar Fisher. Text by Luke Baker, Anna Burckhardt, Stephanie Kramer, Mei Mei Rado, Jennifer Tobias.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450363
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Etnomanie

ETNOMANIE

Edited by Ellie Uyttenbroek.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462083639
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Pub Date: 8/22/2017
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