CONTENTS | DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

Decorative Arts, Jewelry, Ceramics, Textiles

           

FORTHCOMING TITLES & RECENT RELEASES

Anni Albers: Notebook 1970–1980
Text by Brenda Danilowitz.

A superb facsimile of the only known notebook of legendary modernist polymath Anni Albers

Beginning in 1970, Albers filled her graph-paper notebook regularly for ten years. This rare and previously unpublished document of her working process >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701744
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 152 pgs / 148 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock


Arts and Crafts Jewelry in Boston
Text by Nonie Gadsden, Meghan Melvin, Emily Stoehrer.

The first book on the Arts and Crafts movement behind the "Boston Look"

At the turn of the 20th century in Boston, a vibrant and active community of jewelry makers—along with artists, craftspeople, scholars, critics and >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468577
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 224 pgs / 135 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock


Chains
Edited by Alba Cappellieri.

This book retraces the historic, symbolic and aesthetic evolution of the chain, one of the most abundant and beloved of jewelry items, and examines its intersections with art, fashion, design and manufacturing, from antiquity to >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836638468
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 Awaiting stock


Ettore Sottsass: The Glass
Edited by Luca Massimo Barbero.

The brilliant architect and designer Ettore Sottsass (1917–2007) designed glass wares from 1947 until the end of his career. He established a working relationship with the glass makers on the Venetian island of Murano during >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857235356
US $70.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 11.75 in. / 328 pgs / 579 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Gianmaria Buccellati Foundation: A Century of Goldsmith’s Art
By Gianmaria Buccellati.

The extraordinary jewelry made by the famous international fashion house and its masters. An Italian story.

This book illustrates a century in the history of goldsmith art through the treasures of the Buccellati Foundation designed by >>more

Skira editore
ISBN 9788857234366
US $95.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 12.5 in. / 320 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 Out of stock


Jewellery
Text by Alba Cappellieri.

Jewellery: From Art Nouveau to 3D Printing presents an extraordinary collection of jewels and jewelers from the start of the 20th century to the present day. The book is a global journey through taste and >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857237374
US $70.00 CAN $92.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock


Jewelry Matters
By Marjan Unger, Suzanne van Leeuwen.

The history of jewelry deserves a gorgeous, luxurious gem of a book, and Jewelry Matters does not disappoint. Designed by Irma Boom, Jewelry Matters explores the magnificent jewelry collection of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam with loving >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462083752
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 648 pgs / 520 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Kwab
Text by Reinier Baarssen.

The 17th-century auricular or lobate style—Kwabstijl, in Dutch—is one of the most important and remarkable Dutch contributions to the decorative arts in Europe.

Soft, smooth, undulating masses that resemble the curvature of the cartilage of the >>more

nai010 publishers/Rijksmuseum
ISBN 9789462084285
US $80.00 CAN $107.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 304 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 Awaiting stock


Lenci
Text by Valerio Terraroli, Stefania Cretella, Maria Grazia Gargiulo, Claudia Casali.

The glorious Manifattura Lenci of Turin is the star of this volume, which presents 150 works from the important Giuseppe and Gabriella Ferrero Collection. The historic Lenci factory was founded by Enrico Scavini and his >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836639205
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color / 220 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 Awaiting stock


Louis Comfort Tiffany: Parakeets Window
Text by Nonie Gadsden.

The story of the resplendent Parakeets stained glass window—from national and international recognition to years of obscurity, followed by a return to the limelight—parallels the public reception of the art of its maker, Louis Comfort >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468560
US $9.95 CAN $14.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 78 pgs / 25 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 Awaiting stock


Sonia Delaunay: Art, Design and Fashion
Text by Marta Ruiz del Árbol, Cécile Godefroy, Matteo de Leeuw-de Monti.

The many talents of the Parisian avant-garde’s Renaissance woman

Sonia Delaunay: Art, Design, Fashion provides a unified vision of the modernist pioneer’s work in painting, theatrical sets, advertising, interiors, fashion and textiles. Published for a landmark >>more

Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788417173012
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 236 pgs / 184 color / 52 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 In stock


The Gift of Kings: The Noblest of Wools
Photographs by Bruna Rotunno.

This book portrays the stunning landscapes and extraordinary people of those rural regions in Australia and New Zealand from which Loro Piana’s wool originates. Depicted here are the cutting-edge breeders who, for generations, have cared >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857238555
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 11 x 12 in. / 156 pgs / 118 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Treasures of the Mughals and the Maharajas
Edited by Amin Jaffer, Gian Carlo Calza.

Five centuries of dazzling gems, precious stones and mythic jewels from India

Treasures of the Mughals and the Maharajas allows readers to immerse themselves in the jewelry traditions of the Indian subcontinent, from the Mughal period >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857235943
US $70.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 392 pgs / 388 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Van Cleef & Arpels: Alhambra
Text by Nicholas Foulkes.

Van Cleef & Arpels' classic clover design has become an enduring emblem of modern jewelry

Created by the house of Van Cleef & Arpels in 1968, the Alhambra chain is an instantly recognizable icon of jewelry >>more

Editions Xavier Barral/Van Cleef & Arpels
ISBN 9782365111911
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 212 pgs / 55 color / 68 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Vittorio Zecchin: Transparent Glass for Cappellin and Venini
Edited by Marino Barovier, Carla Sonego.

Vittorio Zecchin: Transparent Glass for Cappellin and Venini presents, for the first time, the entire glass production of Murano painter and glassmaker Vittorio Zecchin (1878–1947) at the two storied glassworks.

Between 1921 and 1925, Zecchin served >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857237121
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 12 in. / 472 pgs / 1530 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Wiener Werkstätte Jewelry
Edited by Janis Staggs. Text by Ronald S. Lauder, Renée Price.

The jewelry of the Wiener Werkstätte blurs the lines between gorgeous ornament and miniature sculpture

The Wiener Werkstätte, or Vienna Workshops, was founded in 1903. The firm’s artistic cofounders, Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser, subscribed to >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775743921
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 120 pgs / 188 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

100 Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum Collection
Edited and with text by Peter Dunas, Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, Alexander von Vegesack. Text by Mateo Kries, Petra Rohde, Christopher Wilk. The collection of the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, comprises numerous objects and is one of the most significant of its kind. Grouped according to the main themes of technology, construction, reduction, >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783980407038
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 270 pgs / 220 color / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock


100 Masterpieces of Design
Edited by Françoise Guichon, Frédéric Migayrou. Preface by Alfred Pacquement. 100 Masterpieces of Design showcases one of the world’s largest design collections. Founded in the early 1990s, the Pompidou’s collection includes more than 200 designers and houses over 8,000 international pieces. Among its wide-ranging holdings >>more

Centre Pompidou
ISBN 9782844264756
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 120 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock


A World Of Belts
By Anne Leurquin.

A World of Belts is the fifth book in the series devoted to ethnic jewelery and body ornamentation from the Ghysels collection. Over 40 years in the making, this remarkable collection is made up of >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788884918659
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.7 x 11.5 in. / 360 pgs / 440 illustrations.
Pub Date: 11/30/2004 In stock


American Decorative Arts
Essays by Gerald W.R. Ward, Nonie Gadsden and Kelly H. L'Ecuyer. American Decorative Arts features over 100 carefully selected masterpieces of furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, base metals, coins and medals, basketry and sculpture from one of the world's preeminent collections. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466986
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / 130 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/01/2006 In stock


Art and Reform: Sara Galner, the Saturday Evening Girls, and the Paul Revere Pottery
Text by Nonie Gadsden. The handmade ceramics of the Paul Revere Pottery, often enlivened with stylized images of animals, flowers or abstract patterns, are best known today by the name of the girls' club whose members created the wares: >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467167
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 9 in. / 104 pgs/ illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/01/2007 In stock


Artful Adornments
Text by Yvonne J. Markowitz. A mode of expression that can be traced back to the earliest civilizations, jewelry can be as culturally revealing as it is stunningly beautiful. Artful Adornments: Jewelry from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston features >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467686
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 In stock


Automata
Text by Nicholas Foulkes.

Richly illustrated with etchings, manuscripts, and old documents, this book retraces the epic tale of the automaton from ancient times up to the present day.

Wondrous objects that are at once scientific and magical, automata testify >>more

Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782365111348
US $69.95 CAN $92.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 10.25 in. / 320 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 Out of stock


Beauty
Edited with introduction by Andrea Lipps, Ellen Lupton. Foreword by Caroline Baumann. Interviews by Andrea Lipps, Ellen Lupton, Suvi Saloniemi. Beauty--the book, born out of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's 2015 Triennial of the same name, curated by Andrea Lipps and Ellen Lupton--showcases some of the most exciting and provocative design created around the globe >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9781942303114
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 12.5 in. / 276 pgs / 160 color / 75 duotone.
Pub Date: 12/29/2015 In stock


Bulgari: 125 Years of Italian Magnificence
By Amanda Triossi.

A kaleidoscopic, colorful, and dazzlingly illustrated history of Bulgari jewelry, this engaging book showcases more than three hundred objects from the late-nineteenth century to the present day. The color illustrations are of such high fidelity >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857208305
US $95.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 11.5 in. / 388 pgs / 1015 color.
Pub Date: 07/05/2011 In stock


Carnegie Museum of Art: Decorative Arts and Design
Edited by Jason T. Busch. Text by Jason T. Busch, Rachel Delphia, Sarah Nichols, Dawn Reid, Richard Simmons. Carnegie Museum of Art is renowned for its collection of decorative arts and design objects. This volume presents, for the first time, the collection's highlights, from early porcelain to Arts and Crafts furniture to contemporary >>more

Carnegie Museum of Art
ISBN 9780880390521
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 8.75 in. / 224 pgs / 250 color / b&w / 10 duotone.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 In stock


Chihuly: Through the Looking Glass
Text by Gerald W.R. Ward. Arguably the most famous glass artist since Louis Comfort Tiffany, Dale Chihuly has been credited with elevating blown glass from delicate decorative object to groundbreaking fine art. Chihuly's "Blanket Cylinders," "Seaforms," "Persians" and chandeliers are >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467648
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2011 In stock


Complete Copier
Edited by Laurens Geurtz, Job Meihuizen, Joan Temminck. Starting his career as a glassblower at the Leerdam glass works factory when he was just 14 years old, Andries Copier (1901–1991) went on to become the greatest glass designer that the Netherlands has ever >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628338
US $95.00 CAN $127.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 520 pgs / 1,225 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2012 In stock


Crafted: Objects in Flux
Text by Emily Zilber. Contemporary art and craft presents a profusion of paradoxes. It bridges ancient traditions and state-of-the-art technologies, cutting-edge concepts and enduring tenets about skilled making and beauty, and in so doing blurs the lines between art, >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468294
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 In stock


Deco Ceramics
Edited with text by Caludia Casali. Text by Olivia Rucellai, Lorenzo Fiorucci.

Through ceramic works, as well as examples of furniture, glass, metal, jewelry, fashion, painting and sculpture from Europe and America, from the years following World War 1 to 1929, this volume looks at the sumptuous >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836636075
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 177 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock


Della Robbia
By Marietta Cambareri. Contributions by Abigail Hykin, Courtney Leigh Harris.

The brightly hued and technically sophisticated ceramics of a Renaissance master and his workshop

The glazed terra-cotta technique invented by Luca della Robbia, along with his exceptional skill as a sculptor, placed him firmly in the >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468416
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 In stock


Design for a Living World
Text by Abbott Miller, Ellen Lupton, Andy Grundberg. Design for a Living World was developed by The Nature Conservancy, one of the world's leading conservation organizations, in order to raise global awareness about the impact and promise of sustainable sourcing. Ten prominent designers, >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503884
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 9.75 in. / 200 pgs / 325 color.
Pub Date: 05/14/2009 In stock


Ettore Sottsass: Metaphors

A personal diary with writings, illustrations and photographs by Ettore Sottsass offering a glimpse and an overview of his lengthy and prosperous career. The volume constitutes a sort of intimate diary and reflection through images >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788884913258
US $19.99 CAN $25.99 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 13 in. / 132 pgs / 110 illustrations.
Pub Date: 05/01/2003 Out of stock


Fulvio Bianconi at Venini
Edited by Marino Barovier, Carla Sonego.

The refined output of vases, bowls, and animals by the great graphic artist, illustrator, and designer for the long-standing Venetian glasshouse.

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Skira
ISBN 9788857230085
US $80.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 12.25 in. / 512 pgs / 1389 illustrations.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 In stock


Gino Sarfatti: Selected Works 1938-1973
Text by Marco Romanelli, Sandra Severi. The Senate may have tried legislating the lightbulb, but only one person has ever truly loved it, and that was Italian designer Gino Sarfatti (1912–1985). After abandoning his studies in aeronautical engineering for financial reasons, >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836621743
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 496 pgs / 700 color / 400 duotone.
Pub Date: 12/31/2012 Out of stock


Gio Ponti: Fascination for Ceramics
Text by Dario Matteoni, Pietro Petraroia, Giacinta Cavagna di Gualdana. One of the last century’s leading architects and industrial designers, Gio Ponti (1891–1979) was at the helm of Italy’s massive design renaissance in the years following World War Two, becoming particularly celebrated for his incredibly >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836620647
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 120 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 Out of stock


Glass from Finland in the Bischofberger Collection
Edited by Kaisa Koivisto, Pekka Korvenmaa.

A new volume from the project “Le Stanze del Vetro” dedicated to Finnish glass design. ?This richly illustrated volume features artworks from 1932 to 1973 in the Bruno Bischofberger Collection, bringing together 330 masterpieces in >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857227610
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 416 pgs / 260 color.
Pub Date: 10/06/2015 In stock


Goldstruck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery
By Stephen Webster. Foreword by Tracey Emin. Photographs by Rankin and Amelia Troubridge.

Goldstruck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery sets luxurious imagery of a lifetime’s work alongside an honest and often comically autobiographical account of his career in the jewellery world. The book is a lavish collation of >>more

Heni Publishing
ISBN 9780956873842
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12.25 in. / 384 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 11/15/2015 In stock


Goldstruck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery
By Stephen Webster. Foreword by Tracey Emin. Photographs by Rankin and Amelia Troubridge.

Goldstruck: A Life Shaped by Jewellery sets luxurious imagery of a lifetime’s work alongside an honest and often comically autobiographical account of his career in the jewellery world. The book is a lavish collation of >>more

Heni Publishing
ISBN 9780956873897
US $225.00 CAN $300.00 SDNR40
Hbk, 10 x 12.25 in. / 384 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 04/15/2017 Out of stock


Handicraft
Edited by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Rainald Franz, Tina Zickler. Interview by Rainald Franz, Tina Zickler, Richard Sennett.

Handicraft highlights the handmade as an integral component of material culture.

It traces the history of handicraft, explores new developments on the interface to digital technologies, and presents masterpieces from a range of craft disciplines.

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Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903131835
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 208 pgs / 247 color.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 In stock


Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and India
Text by Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya, Julia Tugwell.

Imperial Threads brings a new perspective to Islamic art by exploring the connection between four major dynasties—the Ottoman (1299–1923), Timurid (1370–1507), Safavid (1501–1736) and Mughal (1526–1857) empires—that mark the start of the early modern period.

(Due >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836636174
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock


Imperishable Beauty
Text by Yvonne Markowitz, Elyse Z Karlin. "A new, imperishable beauty," was how the artist and architect Henry van de Velde described it. European Art Nouveau jewelry of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries embraced a new aesthetic characterized by sensuous >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467341
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hardback, 8.75 x 9.25 in. / 176 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 In stock


Italian Art Ceramics
Edited by Valerio Terraroli, Paola Franceschini.

Beautifully illustrated and well documented with detailed technical entries, this volume surveys the production of Italian ceramic art through 500 objects. The essays examine the stylistic trends from the brilliant floral decorativism of the Tuscan >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788876246869
US $80.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 328 pgs / 255 color / 474 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/08/2007 In stock


Italian Tin Boxes
Edited by Dario Cimorelli, Michele Gabbani, Marco Gusmeroli.

Exploring the world of chromolithographed tin boxes—usually decorated for advertising purposes—is like taking a journey to a different time and place, where even simple, everyday objects were adorned with endless variety, imagination and creativity.

Italian Tin >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836635979
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 258 pgs / 320 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock


Jeff Zimmerman
Text by Rachel Wolff. Foreword by Zesty Meyers, P.J. Park. Photographs by Sherry Griffin. American master glass artist Jeff Zimmerman (born 1968) began his career studying the Italian traditions of glassmaking with Lino Tagliapietro and Pino Signoretto, but was influenced conceptually by contemporary artists such as Maya Lin, Kiki >>more

R & Company/Gallery Seomi/Whitehaus Media
ISBN 9780970460851
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Clth, 8 x 13.25 in. / 86 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 02/29/2012 In stock


Jewelry by Artists
Text by Kelly H. L'Ecuyer. Contributions by Michelle Tolini Finamore, Yvonne J. Markowitz, Gerald W. R. Ward. Studio jewelry is defined not by an aesthetic or philosophy, but by its makers and their work process. Studio jewelers are independent artists in small workshops, directly handling their materials and producing one-of-a-kind pieces that >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467501
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 10.25 in. / 280 pgs / 200 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 In stock


Les Cristalleries Saint-Louis
In 1767, King Louis XV of France conferred the title of "Royal glassworks of Saint-Louis" on the Müntzthal glass workshop in Lorraine, already in operation for 200 years. Fifteen years later, the workshop's crystal glass >>more

Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330049164
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 12/29/2015 In stock


Lethal Elegance
Text by Joe Earle. As the "soul of the samurai," the sword is famously both the symbol and instrument of Japanese military prowess. Less known, at least in the west, is its role as a fashion accessory or status >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467754
US $37.50 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 In stock


Longines Watches
Edited by John Goldberger. Text by Giampiero Negretti. >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788889431405
US $99.00 CAN $132.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 8 x 11 in. / 272 pgs / 240 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2006 Out of stock


Making Design
Text by Cara McCarty, Matilda McQuaid, Susan Brown, Kimberly Randall, Lucy Commoner, Sarah D. Coffin, Cynthia Trope, Gail S. Davidson, Caitlin Condell, Gregory Herringshaw, Stephen Van Dyk, Elizabeth Broman, Jennifer Cohlman Bracchi, Sarah Lawrence, Mary McWilliams. Cooper Hewitt possesses one of the most diverse and comprehensive collections of design works in existence and is the only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. Reopening in late >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503747
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 912 pgs / 1100 color.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 In stock


Marguerita Mergentime: American Textiles, Modern Ideas
Edited by Donna Ghelerter. Foreword by Madelyn Shaw. Text by Virginia Bayer, Linda Florio, Donna Ghelerter.

Marguerita Mergentime's textiles reshaped the sensibility of the 20th-century American home

Marguerita Mergentime: American Textiles, Modern Ideas serves as a definitive source on this lauded American designer. Working in the heady milieu of 1930s New York, >>more

West Madison Press LLC
ISBN 9780692768273
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10 in. / 144 pgs / 145 color / 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 In stock


Maria Pergay: Complete Works 1957-2010
By Suzanne Demisch, Stephane Danant. Text by Adam Lindemann. Maria Pergay: Complete Works 1957-2010 is the first comprehensive survey of the work of the legendary French furniture designer, whose work has attracted clients and collectors from around the world for decades. Pergay is most >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862081740
US $70.00 CAN $92.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 325 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 In stock


Maria Pergay: Sketch Book
Edited by Suzanne Demisch, Stephane Danant.

Born in 1930, Maria Pergay is one of the most innovative and influential French furniture designers of her time, recognized internationally as an iconic tastemaker. A pioneer of material experimentation, she almost single-handedly transformed stainless >>more

Demisch Danant
ISBN 9780977329731
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Clth, 7 x 9.5 in. / 48 pgs / 11 color / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 In stock


NYC Makers: The 2014 MAD Biennial
Edited with text by Jake Yuzna. This publication traces the curatorial methodology behind the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)'s institution-wide exhibition, NYC Makers: The 2014 MAD Biennial. Marking a new chapter for the Museum, NYC Makers surveys the work of >>more

Museum of Arts and Design
ISBN 9781890385293
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 352 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 In stock


Napoleone Martinuzzi
By Marino Barovier.

A splendid catalog devoted to the work of an artist who was responsible for some of the most original glass artworks in art history. Napoleone Martinuzzi became a partner of leading Murano glassmaker Paolo Venini >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857221403
US $100.00 CAN $130.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.25 x 12 in. / 480 pgs / 1780 color.
Pub Date: 10/14/2014 In stock


New Territories
Introduction by Lowery Stokes Sims. Text by Mari Carmen Ramírez, Gabriela Rangel, Jorge Rivas Pérez, Regine Basha, Fabiana Lopes and Nessia Leonzini Pope, Antonio Sánchez Gómez, Ana Elena Mallet, Magdalena Grüneisen, Adélia Borges, Adriana Kertzer, Marcella Echavarría New Territories examines creative practices in today's globalized world, in which disciplines overlap more than ever before. Looking in particular at countries such as Brazil, Cuba, Panama, Columbia, Mexico, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and >>more

Turner
ISBN 9788415832850
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 264 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 12/31/2014 In stock


Omega Sports Watches
Edited by John Goldberger. Text by Giampiero Negretti. Omega was entrusted with timekeeping at the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1932 and has since been the official timekeeper at 22 Olympics. That association has led to more than half a century of pioneering >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788889431702
US $89.00 CAN $117.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 144 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2007 Out of stock


Omega Watches
Edited by John Goldberger. Essay by Giampiero Negretti. John Goldberger has been collecting and studying vintage watches for over 25 years, which means he's spent many happy hours at jewelers' shops, flea markets, conventions and auctions around the world. His comprehensive and detailed >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788889431276
US $89.00 CAN $117.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 8 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 260 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Out of stock


Paolo Venini and His Furnace
By Marino Barovier, Carla Sonego.

In-depth research based mainly on the unpublished materials coming from the Venini Historical Archive. The protagonist of Murano glass in the twentieth-century, Paolo Venini (1895–1959), with his passionate activity spanning almost forty years, made a decisive >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857233543
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 11.8 in. / 532 pgs / 1722 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock


Paul Revere: Sons of Liberty Bowl
By Gerald W.R. Ward. American patriot Paul Revere is wrapped in the swirling mixture of myth and poetry through which history often descends, but as a craftsman and artist, he left behind more tangible traces as well. In this >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468324
US $9.95 CAN $14.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 56 pgs / 23 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 In stock


Peter Skubic: Radical Skubic Jewelry
Text by Manuela Schlossinger. Preface by Florian Hufnagl. Conversation with Helmuth Gsöllpointer, Florian Hufnagl, Petra Hölscher. Considered an enfant terrible among contemporary jewelers, Peter Skubic (born 1935) approaches jewelry as a sculptural experiment, investing his brooches and other pieces with angular austerity, clarity of proportion and bizarre agglomerations. This volume selects >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869842073
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 189 pgs / 126 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 In stock


Quilts and Color
Text by Pamela A. Parmal, Jennifer M. Swope. Quilts and Color presents more than 60 graphically bold American quilts from the Pilgrim/Roy Collection, one of the finest and largest collections of quilts in the world. Influenced by twentieth-century art developments such as Abstraction, >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468249
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 10 in. / 144 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 In stock


Roads of Arabia
Edited by Ute Franke, Joachim Gierlichs. Roads of Arabia provides a unique cultural historical panorama of the Arabian Peninsula: the first hand axes, 6,000 year-old anthropomorphic stele, monumental Egyptian giant statues, Roman glass and metal works, early Islamic ceramics and other >>more

Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803033567
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 308 pgs / 387 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 In stock


Roberta Furlanetto: Weave
Foreword by Paola Nicolin. Introduction by Renata Molho. Fabric is to Roberta Furlanetto what oil and canvas are to painters. In fact, she might well take a canvas, fray it and weave it into other textiles with threads and precious stones. Furlanetto constructs >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875700904
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Paperback, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 128 pgs / 101 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Out of stock


Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse
By Susan Brown, Matilda McQuaid. The textile and fashion industries produce millions of tons of solid waste every year through the many processes used--from yarn production, weaving, knitting, dyeing and finishing, to apparel construction, quality inspection and unsold goods--generating waste >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9781942303176
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 116 pgs / 130 color / 15 b&w / 8-page-gatefold.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 Out of stock


Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels
Text by Sarah D. Coffin, Suzy Menkes, Ruth Peltason. Since its opening on the place Vendôme in Paris in 1906, renowned jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels has played a leading role in setting style and design trends in luxury jewelry and in the development >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503853
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 288 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2011


Sgrafo vs. Fat Lava
Edited by Nicolas Trembley. Text by Ronan Bouroullec, Horst Makus, Nicolas Trembley. From Raymond Loewy’s austere “Form 2000” teapot set of the mid-1950s to the Sgrafo vases of the 1960s and the improbable “Fat Lava” glacis of the 1970s, postwar German ceramics exhibited a tremendous stylistic diversity, >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037642771
US $15.00 CAN $21.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 64 pgs / 22 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 In stock


Shards
By Garth Clark. Edited by John Pagliaro. Foreword by Ed Lebow. Breaking the ceramic arts up into incisive, historic, award-winning essays, Shards is an anthology of writings by Garth Clark, one of the most noted proponents of the medium. The writings in this volume span 25 >>more

D.A.P./Ceramic Arts Foundation
ISBN 9780972509701
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 7.5 x 9.25 in. / 518 pgs / 150 duotone.
Pub Date: 05/02/2004 Out of stock


Silver of the Americas, 1600-2000
Edited by Gerald W.R. Ward and Jeannine Falino. Text by Gerald W.R. Ward, Jeannine Falino, Jane Port, Rebecca Ann Gay Reynolds. At more than 500 pages, and featuring 1000 detailed reproductions, this handsome, extensive collection catalogue complements and updates Kathryn C. Buhler's landmark 1972 opus, American Silver, 1655-1825. It includes all of the American silver in >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467211
US $100.00 CAN $132.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 9 x 10.75 in. / 544 pgs / 1,000 b&w and 30 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2007 In stock


Soviet Textiles
Essay by Pamela Jill Kachurin. Between 1927 and 1933, as the new Soviet Union emerged and the Communist party struggled to transform an agrarian country into an industrialized state, a group of young artists pitched in by designing fabrics depicting >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467037
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 9 in. / 96 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2006 In stock


Ted Noten: Ubiquist
Text by Jennifer Allen. Ted Noten (born 1956) is one of today’s most original, radical designers. His transparent acrylic bags—which contain objects ranging from animals, jewels and cocaine to pistols—have seduced collectors and confused the establishment. Beauty and violence, >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462082328
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 232 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 In stock


Textile and Fashion Arts
Essays by Pamela A. Parmal, Lauren D. Whitley, Susan Ward, Alexandra B. Huff and Tiffany Webber-Hanchett. Humans have been producing textiles since the days of hunting and gathering. Over time, those primitive woven baskets, animal-skin garments and woolen coverings have given way to the increasingly sophisticated and varied clothing, furnishings, accessories >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466993
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 07/01/2006 In stock


The Art of Cartier
Text by Pierre Rainero, Guillermo Solana, Jorge Varela. The Art of Cartier is published to coincide with the exhibition of more than 400 pieces from the historic collection of the legendary French jeweler Cartier at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid. Cartier was founded >>more

Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788415113324
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11 in. / 408 pgs / 950 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 In stock


The Art of Silver Jewellery
By Rene Van Der Star.

This book and exhibition presents over 250 silver necklaces, and earrings - objects of ceremonial beauty and originality created by tribal peoples of China. Four catalog essays by leading experts illuminate the context creation in the late >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788876243837
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.25 x 12.25 in. / 240 pgs / 404 illustrations.
Pub Date: 04/04/2006 In stock


The Collector's Cabinet and Miniature Pharmacy
Text by Paul Van Duin, Reinier Baarsen, Roelof Van Gelder, Annette I. Bierman, Gerhard C. Cadée, Dave Van Gompel.

The focus of this wonderfully designed, large-format book is an outstanding 18th-century Dutch cabinet of curiosities from the Rijksmuseum’s extraordinary furniture collection.

This cabinet houses a miraculous collection, including a mini-apothecary’s shop filled with more than >>more

NAi010 Publishers/Rijksmuseum
ISBN 9789491714726
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Pbk, 11.75 x 16.5 in. / 184 pgs / illustrated throughout
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 In stock


The Elephant and the Lotus
Introduction by John Stevenson. Text by Philippe Truong. For more than 2000 years, using the excellent clays of the Red River Valley, Vietnamese potters have produced some of the most sophisticated ceramic artifacts in Southeast Asia, dovetailing the Chinese ceramic tradition with other >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467174
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 9 x 10 in. / 272 pgs / 280 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/01/2008 In stock


The Gijs + Emmy Spectacle
Text by Marjan Boot. Husband-and-wife team Gijs Bakker (born 1942) and Emmy van Leersum (1930-1984) are internationally recognized as pioneers in the field of modern jewelry design. Together, they created an extensive oeuvre of minimalistic, futuristic jewelry from unorthodox >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462081239
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 174 pgs / 120 color / DVD (PAL).
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 In stock


The Jewelry of Ideas
Foreword by Caroline Baumann. Preface by Susan Grant Lewin. Edited with text by Ursula-Ilse Neuman. Text by Thomas Gentille.

Radical developments in jewelry from across the world, from traditional metalsmithing to computer-aided design

The Jewelry of Ideas is published in conjunction with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s exhibition celebrating gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9781942303183
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 176 pgs / 225 color.
Pub Date: 12/26/2017 In stock


The Jewels of Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin
Text by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Nonie Gadsden, Elizabeth Irvine Bray, Elizabeth Hamilton, Frederic A. Sharf, Toni Strassler. From the mid-1930s through the 1940s, the collaboration of the American jewelry firm Trabert & Hoeffer with the Parisian house Mauboussin produced some of the most extraordinary high-style jewels of its time. Hollywood stars such >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468119
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 140 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 In stock


The Wonders of Africa
Edited by Ivan Bargna, Giovanna Parodi da Passano. Text by Marc Augé, Jean-Paul Colleyn, Suzanne Preston Blier. The Wonders of Africa provides a generous overview of the wealth of African art held in Italian collections. Works are examined under four themed chapters: “Collections,” “Masks,” “Fetishes” and “Invisibles” (i.e. representations of folkloric creatures >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836619498
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 204 pgs / 330 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 In stock


Tomaso Buzzi At Venini
Edited by Marino Barovierr.

The refined output of vases and bowls by the great architect and designer for the long-standing Venetian glasshouse. An architect, designer, interior decorator, and columnist for Domus magazine, Tomaso Buzzi (1900–1981) was one of the >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857222479
US $90.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 448 pgs / 1000 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2015 In stock


Tools: Extending Our Reach
Text by Cara McCarty, Matilda McQuaid. Tools celebrates the richness of the human imagination through a surprising range of juxtaposed and seemingly disparate objects. Accompanying an exhibition of the same name that celebrates the fall 2014 reopening of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503778
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 In stock


Twentieth-Century Jewellery
By Alba Cappellieri.

The largest and most diverse anthology on jewelry, supported with a concise, authoritative and stimulating essay. This is the third book in Skira’s series dedicated to the modern decorative arts, following Italian Art Ceramics 1900-1950 >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788861305328
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 248 pgs / 340 illustrations.
Pub Date: 10/12/2010 In stock


Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art & Science of Gems
Text by Alvin Pang, Laurence Mouillefarine, Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter, Adriano Davoli, Timothy Adams, Vivienne Becker, Alberto Cavalli, Laurence Benaïm, François Farges.

A tribute to the sumptuous jewelry and the glamorous history of Van Cleef & Arpels

For more than a century, the designs of the French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels have represented the marriage of >>more

Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782365110983
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 12.5 in. / 296 pgs / 136 color.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 In stock


Van Cleef & Arpels: Timeless Beauty
Since opening its first boutique on the Place Vendôme in Paris in 1906, Van Cleef & Arpels has played a pioneering role in the development of the art of jewelry design. Now, on the occasion >>more

Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782365110013
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 13 in. / 280 pgs / 280 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2012 In stock


Vital Art Nouveau 1900
Edited by Lucie Vlecková, Radim Vondrácek. Text by Iva Knobloch, Otto Urban, Lucie Vlecková, Radim Vondráceek, Filip Wittlich, et al. Vital Art Nouveau 1900 presents a selection of the most outstanding works of Czech and European Art Nouveau style from the collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, all of which are on >>more

Arbor Vitae/Museum of Decorative Arts Prague
ISBN 9788074670541
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Flexi, 8.25 x 9.75 in. / 304 pgs / 539 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 In stock


Wedgwood
Text by Peter Kaellgren. Wedgwood has long been the gold standard in ceramics, an exemplar of English craftsmanship famed for its iconic blue-and-white patterns and unique glazes, and for the company's leading role in the industrialization of what was >>more

Royal Ontario Museum
ISBN 9780888544667
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Flexi, 5 x 7 in. / 200 pgs / 125 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Out of stock


Women's Work: Embroidery in Colonial Boston
Text by Pamela A. Parmal. Charming us with their whimsy and conjuring a warm domesticity, embroideries from the colonial era also astonish us with the high prices they bring at art auctions. A single work could take years to make, >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467785
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Clth, 8 x 9.5 in. / 174 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2012 In stock


Zenith: Swiss Watch Manufacture Since 1865
Edited by Manfred Rössler. This volume retraces the history of the famous Swiss watch house Zenith, documenting events and production over the course of the past 140 years. Setting out from the first pocket watches, which after the 30s >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862080699
US $150.00 CAN $200.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 328 pgs / 700 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 In stock



                                                                       

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

Anni Albers
Edited by Nicholas Fox Weber and Pandora Tabatabai Asbaghi. Essays by Kelly Feeney, Jean-Paul Leclercq and Virginia Gardner Troy. Among the foremost textile designers of the 20th century, Anni Albers was a central figure of the Weaving Workshop at the Bauhaus in prewar Germany. Accompanying a centennial retrospective of her work, this volume contains >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892072729
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.25 x 12 in. / 181 pgs / 148 color / 83 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Not available


Based in Berlin
Introduction by Angelique Campens, Fredi Fischli, Magdalena Magiera, Jakob Schillinger, Scott Cameron Weaver. Foreword by Klaus Biesenbach, Christine Macel, Hans Ulrich Obrist. Based in Berlin showcases some 80 emerging artists currently living and working in Berlin, pursuing practices ranging from painting and drawing to sculpture, photography, film and video, text, performance and installation. The publication is produced >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863350451
US $22.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9.25 in. / 200 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 Not available


Beca Lipscombe & Lucy McKenzie: The Inventors of Tradition
Edited by Catriona Duffy, Lucy McEachan. Introduction by Beca Lipscombe, Lucy McKenzie, Catriona Duffy, Lucy McEachan. Situated at the intersection between art, design and social history, The Inventors of Tradition is a fascinating and original visual study of the history of the Scottish textiles industry since the 1930s. For decades, textiles >>more

Walther König, Köln/Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863350529
US $54.95 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.75 x 12 in. / 144 pgs / 168 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2012 Not available


Beyond The Screen
By Wang Shixiang. Artwork by Nancy Berliner. Text by Malcolm Rogers, Craig Clunas, Curtis Evarts, Sarah Handler, Wang Zhengshu, Wen Zhenheng. >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878464357
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 160 pgs / 64 color / 68 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Not available


Beyond the Screen
By Wang Shixiang. Artwork by Nancy Berliner. Text by Malcolm Rogers, Craig Clunas, Curtis Evarts, Sarah Handler, Wang Zhengshu, Wen Zhenheng. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Chinese furniture reached a pinnacle of exceptional design and meticulous workmanship. Beyond the Screen leads the reader on a journey that encompasses not only the evolution of these exquisite >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878464340
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 160 pgs / 64 color / 68 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Not available


Ceramic Millennium
Edited by Garth Clark. Essays by Clement Greenberg, Nancy Selvage, Doris Shadbolt, Philip Rawson, John Bentley Mays, Paul Greenhalgh, Michael McTwigan, Mark Pennings, Justin Clemens, George Woodman, David Hamilton, Susan Tunick, Edward Lebow, et al. Over the last two decades of the twentieth century, the Ceramic Arts Foundation (formerly the Institute for Ceramic History) presented International Ceramics Symposiums in New York, Toronto, London and Amsterdam, among other cities. In the >>more

The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
ISBN 9780919616455
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 430 pgs / 140 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/01/2006 Not available


Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne
Foreword by Adrian Dannatt. Text by Pierre Berge, Peter Marino, Reed Krakoff. These unreconstructed figurative sculptors and industrial designers have shown monsters and gilded butterflies in Paris, hippopotami in Tokyo, domesticated beasts in London and an enchanted garden in Florida, but their work has rarely been seen >>more

Reed Krakoff/Paul Kasmin/Ben Brown
ISBN 9780978889500
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 11.75 x 10 in. / 112 pgs / 51 color / 62 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Not available


Crochet Coral Reef
Edited with text by Margaret Wertheim, Christine Wertheim. Foreword by Donna Haraway. Text by Marion Endt-Jones, Leslie Dick, Anna Mayer. Now perhaps the world's largest participatory art and science project, the Crochet Coral Reef combines mathematics, marine biology, environmental consciousness-raising and community art practice. Almost 8,000 people around the world have contributed to making an >>more

Institute for Figuring
ISBN 9780977962235
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 208 pgs / 83 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2015 Not available


Daniel Brush
Edited by Amy Wilkins. Introduction by Dr. Oliver Sacks. Text by David Revere McFadden, Brett Littman, Daniel Brush, Olivia Brush, Saskia Hamilton, Paul Keegan. The work of Daniel Brush (born 1947) does not fit neatly into the categories commonly used to describe contemporary art or craft. While he uses traditional art media such as pen and ink and paper >>more

Museum of Arts and Design
ISBN 9781890385248
US $85.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Clth, 13.5 x 13 in. / 276 pgs / 486 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 Not available


Dutch Ceramics 1890-1940
Essay by Mienke Simon Thomas. The current fascination with early twentieth-century design makes this exploration of Art Deco and Art Nouveau ceramics from the Netherlands both exciting and timely. Encompassing earthenware, porcelain and stoneware products produced between circa 1890 and >>more

nai010 publishers/Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
ISBN 9789056622329
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 11 x 8.75 in. / 200 pgs / 50 color / 160 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/02/2002 Not available


Early Glass Of The Ancient World
Contributions by Birgit Schlick-Nolte. Text by Marianne Stern. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775705035
US $80.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Paperback, 9.5 x 11 in. / 432 pgs / 150 color / 215 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/1995 Not available


English Silver In The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston
Artwork by Ellen Alcorn. >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878463749
US $18.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9 x 11.5 in. / 240 pgs / 16 color / 362 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Not available


English Silver In The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, Volume 2
Artwork by Ellen Alcorn. The collection of English silver at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston was established in the 1930s and has long been considered one of the finest collections of such objects in the world, having grown >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878464807
US $85.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9 x 11.5 in. / 416 pgs / 28 color / 800 duotone.
Pub Date: 12/02/2000 Not available


Fascinating Tinplate
Text by Carsten Fleischhauer, David Pressland, Guntram Turkowski. Fascinating Tinplate depicts one of the largest private collections of tinplate toys in Germany, a collection that is here made public for the first time, in close-up photographs that lovingly animate a lost world of >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783866781818
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 289 color / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 Not available


Fragile Remnants: Egyptian Textiles of Late Antiquity and Early Islam
Edited by Peter Noever. Essays by Regina Hofmann de Keijzer, Regina Knaller, Veronika Mader, Christine Sthrenberg, Angela Vàlker and Anke Weidner. Curtains, blankets, pillows, tunics--most Coptic textiles, the ancient and early Islamic fabrics unearthed at burial grounds and other archaeological sites in Egypt, are woven wool or linen. They were produced between the third and eighth >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775716994
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 198 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Not available


Games For The Gods
Essays by John J. Herrmann Jr. and Christine Kondoleon. Foreword by Bill Littlefield. As Athens prepares for 2004, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, proudly presents the original Olympics in all their sweaty, heroic glory. Like today, sports were a vital part of daily life in ancient Greece. >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466801
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 10 x 9 in. / 224 pgs / 207 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004 Not available


Gariboldi: The Decorative Arts in Italy
Edited by Giacinta Cavagna di Gualdana. Foreword by Marco Romanelli. The long career of decorative arts designer Giovanni Gariboldi (1908–1971) forms a key chapter in twentieth-century Italian industrial design. This monograph provides the first full account of Gariboldi’s life, from his early days under art >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875702748
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 12.25 in. / 176 pgs / 142 color / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Not available


Gerd Rothman: Jewellery
Essays by Dorothea Baumer, Barbara Cartlidge, Florian Hufnagl, Rüdiger Joppien and Sabine Runde. Since the early 1970s, gold- and silversmith Gerd Rothman has been reinterpreting traditional jewelry through a playful, intellectual approach. Working with body impressions taken from clients and from persons dear to them, he has crafted >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775711555
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.25 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 71 color / 101 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2002 Not available


Home-Made Europe
By Vladimir Arkhipov. Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Jeremy Deller. For this enchanting sequel to the critically acclaimed Home-Made: Contemporary Russian Folk Artifacts (2006), Russian artist Vladimir Arkhipov has travelled across Europe to further his collection. The objects he has found are made by everyday >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780956896230
US $34.95 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 8.25 in. / 272 pgs / 230 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2012 Not available


Kaitag
Edited by Carlo Scaramuzza. Text by Robert Chenciner, Luigi Molinis, Moshe Tabibnia. Daghestan is a largely inaccessible and mountainous part of the Caucasus region. Its multi-ethnic population have created a remarkably vibrant textile tradition known as Kaitag: rectangular fabric panels embroidered with vividly colored silks and incorporating >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836617999
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 10.75 in. / 152 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Not available


Lethal Elegance
Essay by Joe Earle. As the “soul of the samurai,” the sword is famously both the symbol and instrument of Japanese military prowess. Less known, at least in the West, is its role as a fashion accessory or status >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466795
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 8.5 x 9.25 in. / 250 pgs.
Pub Date: 12/02/2004 Not available


Loetz: Bohemian Glass 1880-1940
Edited by Helmut Ricke, Ernst Ploil and Jan Mergl. Essays by Alena Adlerova, Duna Panenkov and Wolfgang Hennig. Johann Loetz Witwe, the most productive art glass manufacturer in Bohemia in the late ninteenth and early twentieth centuries, owed its success to the sophisticated stained glass work it created in historic designs. With artistic >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775713221
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 336 pgs / 455 color / CD ROM.
Pub Date: 12/02/2003 Not available


Maharam Agenda
By Michael Maharam.

First renowned as a supplier of theatrical textiles to Broadway and beyond, Maharam pioneered the concept of engineered textiles for interior applications in the sixties, and is the world's leading provider of textiles to commercial >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781876
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 232 pgs / 408 images.
Pub Date: 11/04/2011 Not available


Masters Of Origami
Essays by V'Ann Cornelius, Koshiro Hatori, Paul Jackson, Michael La Fosse, Robert Lang and David Lister. A small square of paper measuring six by six inches is the unprepossessing starting point for origami, the nearly 2,000-year-old Japanese art of paper folding. From this modest material beginning, the origami master creates objects >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775716284
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Hardcover, 10 x 11.5 in. / 160 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2005 Not available


Netsuke
Essay by Joe Earle. An elegant and insightful book.
--The Art Newspaper
Exquisite.
--Boston Globe
Joe Earle... has enlightened us with new facts associated with the subjects portrayed in netsuke and new insight into the background of this unique world... An excellent, >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466757
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Paperback, 8.5 x 9.25 in. / 356 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 11/02/2004 Not available


Ode to Joy
Edited by Yuri A. Traisman. Text by Donald Kuspit, Elena Smirnova, Karen Kettering, Elvira Sametskaya, Alexander Borovsky, Olga Sosnina. Epilogue by Natalis Sipovskaya, Olga Sosnina. A bearded Jewish man with an umbrella from the 1870s, a stiff border guard from the 1930s, a serious but sexy female geologist from the 1950s and a young boy with a lemur on his >>more

Pinakoteka
ISBN 9780615247151
US $150.00 CAN $180.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 13 in. / 528 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 Not available


Personal Touch, A
Essays by Mienke Simon Thomas, Eric Turner, Lynn Springer Roberts, Veena Duncker, Reinhard Sänger. Silver has been a cherished heirloom and gift for centuries. Historians claim that by 3100 B.C. ambassadors to the Egyptian king from Crete brought silver vases as gifts. Today, sterling silver is a favorite medium >>more

nai010 publishers/Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
ISBN 9789056623128
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 256 pgs / 250 color / 32 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Not available


Roman, Byzantine And Early Medieval Glass
Essay by Marianne Stern. With the instincts of a true connoisseur, Ernest Wolf built a remarkably comprehensive collection of Roman, Byzantine, and early Medieval glasswork that is published here for the first time. Together these objects trace the formation >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775790420
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 200 pgs / 250 color / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 12/02/2001 Not available


Russia!: The Majesty Of The Tsars
Essay by Irina Bogrovnitskaya. The Majesty of the Tsars: Treasures from the Kremlin is the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum's companion exhibition to the major show Russia! at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. This dazzling exhibition focuses on Russia >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892073320
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Hardcover, 9.25 x 10.5 in. / 220 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/15/2005 Not available


Samplers From A To Z
Artwork by Pamela Parmal. For centuries, the sampler has been a mainstay of the seamstress's craft, at once a didactic tool, a commercial showcase, and, frequently, a work of art in itself. This beautifully illustrated, accessible book presents a >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878464814
US $19.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.75 x 9.5 in. / 64 pgs / 54 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Not available


Shards
Edited by John Pagliaro. Essays by Garth Clark. Foreword by Peter Schjeldahl. Introduction by Ed Lebow. Breaking the ceramic arts up into incisive, historic, award-winning essays, Shards is an anthology of writings by Garth Clark, one of the most noted proponents of the medium. The writings in this volume span 25 >>more

D.A.P./Ceramic Arts Foundation
ISBN 9780972509718
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 530 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 01/02/2004 Not available


The Jews Of Europe In The Middle Ages
Essays by Javier Castaño, Renate Engles, Alfred Haverkamp, Maurice-Ruben Hayoun, Pia Herberer, Martha Keil, Frederek Musall and Werner Transier. Featuring abundant illustrations of religious, historical, and cultural objects and documents, this book traces the history of Judaism during the medieval period, from the 11th to the early 16th century. Two major centers of Jewish >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775791915
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 225 color / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/02/2005 Not available


Van Cleef & Arpels: The Spirit of Beauty
Foreword by Catherine Deneuve. Text by Francois Curiel, Vincent Meylan, Laurence Mouillefarine, Janet Zapata. This sumptuous clothbound volume reviews the history of the legendary French perfume, watch and jewelry designers Van Cleef & Arpels. The Paris-based company's prestige stems from a long list of prominent commissionsissued by royal and >>more

Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782915173543
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 13 in. / 296 pgs / 240 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Not available


Viennese Silver: Modern Design 1780-1918
Essays by Markus Brüderlin, William D. Godsey Jr., Diether Halama, Michael Huey, J.S. Marcus, Joseph Rykwert, Elisabeth Schmuttermeier and Christopher Wilk. The history of modern design is not only older but much more multifaceted than commonly assumed. This thesis is elegantly borne out through an exploration of the work and influence of the Vienna avant-garde of >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775713177
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in. / 376 pgs / 185 color / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/02/2003 Not available


Wiener Werkstätte Jewelry
Text by Janis Staggs. The Wiener Werkstätte, or Vienna Workshops, was established in 1903 by Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser, artists who subscribed to the English Arts and Crafts ideal of exceptionally well-made objects designed by artists and executed >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775721653
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.25 x 11.5 in. / 120 pgs / 72 color.
Pub Date: 06/01/2008 Not available


Yearning for Beauty
Edited by Peter Noever, Etienne Davignon, Paul Dujardin and Anne Mommens. Essays by Val»rie Dufour, Anette Freytag, Siegfried Mattl, Paulus Raine and Eduard F. Sekler, and conversations with Marc Hotermans and Heimo Zobernig. The Wiener Werkstâtte, founded in Vienna in 1903 by Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser, became the international trademark for art as well as arts-and-crafts in the twentieth century. The fascinating history of the Wiener Werkstâtte >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775717786
US $95.00 CAN $115.00 FLAT40
Hardcover, 9.75 x 13 in. / 452 pgs / 418 color and 267 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Not available




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