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Arredoluce
Edited by Anty Pansera.

This book tells the story of the Arredoluce company, whose lamps and furnishing accessories helped to write the history of Italian design during the postwar industrial boom. Arredoluce was born in 1943 in Monza, Italy, >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836639182
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 432 pgs / 180 color / 350 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock


Atlas of Furniture Design
Edited by Mateo Kries, Henrike Büscher, Jochen Eisenbrand, Janna Lipsky. Text by Alberto Bassi, Fulvio Ferrari, Mateo Kries, Otakar Má?el, Jane Pavitt, Ingeborg de Roode, Catharine Rossi, Arthur Rüegg, Penny Sparke, Deyan Sudjic, Wolf Tegethoff, Carsten Thau and Kjeld Vindum, Gerald W.R. Ward, et al.

The ultimate book on furniture design

The Atlas of Furniture Design is the most comprehensive overview of the history of furniture design ever published. The 1,000-page book documents 1,691 objects by over 300 designers and 121 >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936990
US $195.00 CAN $260.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 1,008 pgs / 2,595 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock


Between Chairs
Edited with text by Regina Bittner. Text by Marleen Grasse, Gwendolyn Kulick, Oscar Kwong, Claudia I. Martinez, Marlene Oeken, Kathrin Rutschmann, Pedro Silva.

In 1965, Hans Gugelot (1920–65), professor of design at the Ulm School of Design, and the students at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad collaboratively designed a group of chairs and a table—the India >>more

Spector Books/Bauhaus Dessau Foundation
ISBN 9783959051965
US $14.95 CAN $21.00 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 5.75 in. / 136 pgs / 6 color / 37 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock


Brazilian Modern Design
By Alberto Vicente, Marcelo Vasconcellos. Text by Maria Cecília Loschiavo dos Santos, Tatiana Sakurai.

This enormous 484-page compendium documents the work of 15 of the leading Brazilian furniture designers in the modern period, between the 1940s and 1970s, including Lina Bo Bardi, Joaquim Tenreiro, José Zanine Caldas, Sergio Rodrigues >>more

Olhares
ISBN 9788562114755
US $180.00 CAN $245.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 484 pgs / 390 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 Out of stock


Caimi Brevetti
By Aldo Colonetti.

Caimi Brevetti S.p.A. is one of the leading manufacturers of design orientated furniture and accessories for office and contract furniture market.

Established in 1949 thanks to the manifold projects Caimi Brevetti has carried out in the >>more

Skira editore
ISBN 9788857234953
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Fin de Siècle
Edited by Karen Marta. Introduction by Simon Castets. Text by Andreas Angelidakis. Interviews by Andreas Angelidakis, Beatrice Galilee, Alessandro Bava, Aaron Taylor Harvey, Sean Monahan, Rachael Yu.

In Eugene Ionesco's absurdist play The Chairs, chairs stand in for characters at the brink of the world's end. Artist and curator Andreas Angelidakis pays homage to Ionesco at Swiss Institute with Fin de Siècle, >>more

Swiss Institute/Karma, New York
ISBN 9780999505908
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 184 pgs / 91 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


Food Is Fiction
By Linda Roodenburg.

On a daily basis, tens of thousands of food products fight for our attention in supermarkets. It’s a miracle that we manage to choose what we want from the overwhelming supply. Designers play a crucial >>more

Nai010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462084674
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 8.5 in. / 272 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock


Osvaldo Borsani: 1911–1985
Edited with text by Giampiero Bosoni. Text by Fulvio Irace, Daniel Sherer, Chiara Lecce, Norman Foster.

Cofounder of the acclaimed Tecno furniture design company, the architect and designer Osvaldo Borsani (1911–85) produced countless icons of Italian design, such as the working system Graphis, the D70 sofa, the P40 lounge-chair and the >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857236711
US $120.00 CAN $160.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 11 in. / 440 pgs / 450 color / 340 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock


Philippe Starck: Secret Drawings
Text by Marie-Ange Brayer.

Philippe Starck (born 1949) is one of the world’s most famous and prolific designers. From luxurious hotels and high-profile restaurants to his inspirational reworkings of everyday household items like the juicer, Starck’s elegant designs have >>more

Turner
ISBN 9788416714551
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 80 pgs / 55 color.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock


Pure Gold: Upcycled! Upgraded!
Edited by Elke aus dem Moore. Text by Volker Albus, Adélia Borges, Axel Kufus, Tapiwa Matsinde, Divia Patel, Bahia Shehab, Eggarat Wongcharit, Zhang Jie.

The processes of global industrialization and mounting consumerism produce so much refuse on a daily basis that recycling and upcycling have become hot topics of vital global importance. Waste, a seemingly inexhaustible resource, has become >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959051729
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 8 in. / 396 pgs / 76 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


R & Company: 20 Years of Discovery
Foreword by Evan Snyderman. Text by Glenn Adamson, Zesty Meyers, Dung Ngo, Dan Rubinstein, Pilar Viladas, James Zemaitis.

Founded in 1997 by Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman, renowned design gallery R & Company has always looked simultaneously backwards and forwards in its programming, promoting groundbreaking contemporary design and rescuing and preserving design history. >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862085816
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock


ROBOTS 1:1
Edited by Rolf Fehlbaum.

Collectible "kinetic sculptures" from bygone visions of the future

This enormous volume explores the 148 space-themed toys in the R.F. Robot Collection held by the Vitra Design Museum. Largely produced in Japan between 1937 and 1973, >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852279
US $215.00 CAN $290.00 SDNR40
Hbk, 12.5 x 19 in. / 276 pgs / 252 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Renny Ramakers: Rethinking Design—Curator of Change
By Aaron Betsky.

Cofounder of the Droog Design collective, the Dutch designer, art historian, critic and curator Renny Ramakers (born 1946) has championed the notion of furniture and industrial design as a reimagination of today's world for more >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785690
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 308 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Awaiting stock


Silla Mexicana
Foreword by Jorge Rivas. Text by Ana Elena Mallet.

The chair has always been more than a utilitarian item in Mexican culture. The chair’s utility, its fundamental importance in everyday life, has made it a productive site for experimentation, producing some of the most >>more

Arquine / Secretaría de Cultura
ISBN 9786079489250
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 264 pgs / 194 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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100 Superlative Rolex Watches
Edited by John Goldberger. Text by Giampiero Negretti. The Rolex tagline, "an obsession with perfection," is upheld by the brand's popularity. Often copied but never surpassed, Rolex--headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with 28 affiliates worldwide and relying on 4,000 watchmakers in over 100 countries--has >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862080316
US $200.00 CAN $270.00 TRADE
Hardback, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 266 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 Out of stock


1968: Radical Italian Design
Preface by Maria Cristina Didero. Drawings by Alessandro Mendini. 1968: Radical Italian Design, the newest project from Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari’s Toilet Paper in collaboration with the Deste Foundation in Athens, offers an unorthodox, kaleidoscopic walk through the Dakis Joannou collection of Italian >>more

DESTE Foundation/Toilet Paper
ISBN 9786185039042
US $80.00 CAN $107.50 TRADE
Slip, Hbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 In stock


A Trip Through Italian Design
Text by Franca Santi Gualteri. In the 1950s, when contemporary industrial design was just beginning to take off in Italy, Franca Santi Gualtieri was invited to join the editorial team of the fledgling Stile Industria, an offshoot of the influential >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788887942316
US $36.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Paperback, 7.75 x 7.75 in. / 136 pgs / 250 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 In stock


Airworld
Edited by Alexander von Vegesack, Jochen Eisenbrand. Text by Hasso Spede, Koos Bosma, Barbara Fitton Hauß, Jochen Eisenbrand, Joanne Entwistle, Mathias Remmele, Christopher Asendorf. Over the past century, no means of transportation has been so profoundly developed and transformed as the aeroplane. Within a mere eight decades--since the first regular airline flights in 1919--flying has gone from being the >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936495
US $100.00 CAN $132.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 10.25 in. / 296 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Out of stock


Aldo Bakker
Text by Hans den Hartog Jager, Alice Rawsthorn. Dutch designer Aldo Bakker (born 1971) is famous for the creation of experimental shapes that blur the boundaries between art and design. Bakker established his international reputation in 2010 with the Copper Collection, a series >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462082670
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 126 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 In stock


Alessandro Mendini
Text by Peter Weiss, Alessandro Mendini. Preface by Angelika Nollert. Published on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, this catalogue gives an overview of the 40-year career of the provocative Italian designer and architect Alessandro Mendini, encompassing objects, furniture, interior decorations, paintings, installations and works >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869842554
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 204 pgs / 128 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Out of stock


Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe
Edited by Mateo Kries, Jochen Eisenbrand. Text by Susan Brown, Jochen Eisenbrand, Barbara Hauss, Alexandra Lange, Monica Obniski, Jonathan Olivares.

This elegant, 500+ page Girard compendium is the first to draw on the vast holdings of the designer's estate

Alexander Girard was one of the most important modern textile artists and interior designers of the 20th century. He >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852057
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Clth, 7.75 x 10.75 in. / 512 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 In stock


Alvar Aalto: Objects and Furniture Design By Architects
Edited by Patricia de Muga. Texts by Sandra Dachs, Laura García Hintze. Introduction by Markku Lahti. Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) is the most prestigious Finnish architect of the last century, and the father of Nordic Modernism. He once said, "God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else >>more

Ediciones Polígrafa
ISBN 9788434311435
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 11/01/2007 Out of stock


Andrea Branzi
Artwork by Andrea Branzi. From “archizoom” in the 1970s, to Memphis and Alchimia in the 1980s, the work developed by Andrea Branzi is that of a true theoretician of design. His versatility is explicit in his production, publishing and >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571617
US $27.50 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/1997 In stock


Antonio Citterio
By Alba Cappellieri.

Antonio Citterio has earned a reputation for his design and craftsmanship- primarily for his work in product and interior design. In the last two decades he has also expanded into the architectural sphere with accomplishments >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788876246470
US $39.99 CAN $51.99 TRADE
Hbk, 10.25 x 12 in. / 336 pgs / 120 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/23/2007 In stock


Apple Design
Edited by Sabine Schulze, Ina Grätz. Foreword by Sabine Schulze. Text by Friedrich von Borries, Ina Grätz, Harald Klinke, Bernd Polster, Henry Urbach, Thomas Wagner, Peter Zec, Bernhard Burdock. Easily one of the most influential and popular design companies of our era, Apple has made electronics design history with its innovative iMacs, iPhones, iPods and iPads. Apple Design features over 200 examples of outstanding >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775730112
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11.75 in. / 320 pgs / 542 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011 In stock


Art Carpets
Edited by Marco Fazzini.

The first exclusive book of Cleto Munari’s latest creations in the field of the applied arts. The great industrial designer Cleto Munari has involved ten designers and artists in the creation of a unique collection >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857217529
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 10 in. / 248 pgs / 319 color.
Pub Date: 09/17/2013 In stock


BMW
By Claudio Somazzi, Massimo Bonsignori.

A reference book written by collectors for collectors. An essential guide to estimate and buy vintage motorbikes from this prestigious international brand. Ninety years after the first BMW, the R32, was created in 1923, this >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857219547
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 272 pgs / 511 color.
Pub Date: 03/04/2014 In stock


BMW Group: The Next 100
Text by Adriano Sack. BMW marks its 100th birthday by focusing its attention on the future. What will car mobility be like tomorrow? What role will companies play in society? How and where will people live? What effects will >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775742221
US $150.00 CAN $200.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.75 x 12 in. / 592 pgs / 599 color.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 In stock


Borek Sipek
Artwork by Boris Sipek. “The things I make aren’t design objects. I’ve never been concerned with industrial design, because I’m not interested in it. I prefer to design something for people than to try to put something into a >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571747
US $28.50 CAN $39.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/1998 In stock


By the People: Designing a Better America
By Cynthia E. Smith. Foreword by Caroline Baumann. Preface by Darren Walker. Text by Teddy Cruz, Fonna Forman, Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Theodore Jojola. By the People: Designing a Better America--the third volume in Cooper Hewitt’s series on socially responsible design, which began with Design for the Other 90%--examines how design is effectively challenging poverty and social inequality across >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9781942303145
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 256 pgs / 425 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 In stock


Carlo Mollino: Maniera Moderna
Edited and introduction by Chris Dercon. Text by Luca Cerizza, Beatriz Colomina, Kurt Forster, Wilfried Kuehn. Photographer, designer, architect and author on topics ranging from winter sports to the history of photography, Carlo Mollino (1905–1973) accomplished himself in a dizzying array of fields. The diversity and scale of his output often >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863350208
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 312 pgs / 181 color / 215 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/29/2012 Out of stock


Century of the Child
Edited by Juliet Kinchin. Text by Tanya Harrod, Medea Hoch, Juliet Kinchin, Francis Luca, Maria Paola Maino, Amy Ogata, Aidan O'Connor, David Senior, Sarah Suzuki. In 1900, Swedish design reformer and social theorist Ellen Key published The Century of the Child, presaging the coming century as a period of intensified focus and progressive thinking around the rights, development and well-being >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870708268
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 264 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 In stock


Chairs: Catalogue of the Delft Faculty of Architecture Collection
Contributions by Otakar Marcel, Sander Woertman, Charlotte van Wijk. The Faculty of Architecture of the TU Delft can pride itself on one of the foremost furniture collections in the Netherlands. Set up as an educational tool, the collection has offered knowledge about materials, construction >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064506192
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 272 pgs / 460 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Out of stock


Clara Porset
Essays by Oscar Salinas Flores, Ana Elena Mallet and Alejandro Hernndez Glvez. Introduction by Gerardo Estrada. While some of Clara Porset's furniture designs were intended for industrial manufacture and mass production, it's the ones inspired by elements of folk culture for which she is best known and that, perhaps, served her >>more

Turner/Franz Mayer Museum
ISBN 9788475067414
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Out of stock


Claudia Moreira Salles
Introduction and interview by Karen Stein. Preface by Raul Barreneche. One of Brazil's most important contemporary designers, Claudia Moreira Salles (born 1955) combines traditional Brazilian craft with technical precision in her elegant interiors and furniture in wood, concrete, stone and metal. In this fully illustrated >>more

BE Editora
ISBN 9788578500993
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 260 pgs / 4 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 In stock


Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen
Text by Juliet Kinchin, Aidan O'Connor. Over the course of the past century, the kitchen, more than any other room in the modern dwelling, has been the focus of intensive aesthetic and technological innovation. Historically, European and American kitchens were often >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870708084
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 88 pgs / 75 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 In stock


Cutlery
Edited by Marco Ferreri. >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788886250535
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 110 pgs / 94 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2000 Out of stock


David Wiseman
Foreword by Rodman Primack. Text by Brooke Hodge. This publication accompanies the first-ever solo exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based designer David Wiseman (born 1981). Inspired by the rich classical history of decorative objects and sumptuous table settings, Wiseman explores a multilayered vocabulary >>more

R & Company
ISBN 9780970460868
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 11 x 11 in. / 84 pgs / 47 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Out of stock


Design For The Other 90%
Foreword by Barbara J. Bloemink. Text by Cynthia E. Smith, Paul R. Polak, Amy B. Smith, Martin J. Fisher, H. Harish Hande, Pieter Hendrikse, Sergio Palleroni, Cheryl Heller, Shelia Kennedy, John Peterson, Modesta Nyirenda-Zabula, Mohammed Bah Abba. Interview with Nicholas Negroponte, Yves Béhar. Of the world's total population of 6.5 billion, nearly 5.8 billion people, or 90%, have little or no access to most of the products and services many of us take for granted; in fact, nearly >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503976
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 144 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 05/15/2007 Out of stock


Design and Violence
Edited by Paola Antonelli, Jamer Hunt, Michelle Fisher. Text by Anne-Marie Slaughter, William Gibson, Ingrid Newkirk, et al. Design has a history of violence. It can be an act of creative destruction and a double-edged sword, and yet professional discourse around design has been dominated by voices that only trumpet its commercial and >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870709685
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 232 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 In stock


Design with the Other 90%: Cities
Text by Cynthia E. Smith. Half the world's population now resides in cities, which are expanding at an unprecedented rate. Close to one billion people live in crowded, unhealthy, informal settlements--commonly referred to as slums--many of which lack security of >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503839
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 234 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011 In stock


Design: 101
Text by Beppe Finessi. A tractor seat that transforms into a stool; a bicycle seat that becomes an oscillating yet practicable point of support; a shapeless bag full of polystyrene balls that accommodates and accompanies any movement; a bundle >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836631216
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Clth, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 416 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock


Desk in Exile
Text by Leah Hsiao, Aleksandra Kedziorek, Thomas Lehner, Joana Pardal, Achim Reese, Madelaine Sillfors, Stefania Strouza, Lia Tostes, Regina Bittner.

How can a heavy cherry wood desk tell a story of exile and migration? Walter Gropius’ writing desk was designed as part of a collective furniture ensemble for the 1923 Bauhaus exhibition in Weimar.

When the >>more

Spector Books/Bauhaus Dessau Foundation
ISBN 9783959051224
US $15.00 CAN $21.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 6 in. / 152 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock


Diez Office: Full House
Edited by Sandra Hofmeister, Petra Hesse. Text by Sandra Hofmeister, Stefan Diez, et al. Encompassing furniture, tableware and exhibition designs, the practice of German designer Stefan Diez (born 1971) is characterized by innovation through technical expertise and a passion for experimentation. Before founding his own design studio in 2003, >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960980728
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 FLAT40
Flexi, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 336 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 Out of stock


Dutch Design Yearbook 2015
Edited by Timo de Rijk, Joost Alferink, Jan Konings, Richard van der Laken. Text by Sander Manse, Justin McGuirck, Saskia van Stein. The Dutch Design Yearbook offers a multifaceted survey of 60 of the best designs produced in the Netherlands in 2014–15, in the fields of spatial design, product design, fashion and graphic design. In addition to >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462082465
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 10.75 in. / 184 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 In stock


EOOS: Social Furniture
Edited with introduction and text by EOOS. Foreword by Ekle Delugan-Meissl. This handbook/instruction manual for building "social furniture," by Austrian design firm EOOS, is intended for those who create collective spaces of action with functional and well-designed furniture but have little money or specialist knowledge in >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863359782
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 8 x 11 in. / 74 pgs / 69 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock


Eames Furniture Sourcebook
Edited by Mateo Kries, Jolanthe Kugler. Foreword by Eames Demetrios. Text by Charles Eames, Ray Eames, Pat Kirkham, Jolanthe Kugler, Matthias Pühl.

Full of painstaking research, this is the definitive guide to the Eames' furniture

Through models, material studies, prototypes and production examples of the Eames estate held at the Vitra Design Museum, this publication aims to reconstruct >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852200
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 336 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 12/26/2017 In stock


Eero Saarinen: Objects and Furniture Design
Introduction by Antonio Román. Despite the brevity of his career, Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) was one of the most celebrated architects of his time. Born in Finland, he immigrated to the United States in 1923, where his father was director >>more

Ediciones Polígrafa
ISBN 9788434312647
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 178 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 In stock


Eileen Gray: Objects and Furniture Design
Introduction by Carmen Espegel. Neglected in her lifetime, Eileen Gray (1878-1976) is now regarded as one of the most important furniture designers and architects of the early twentieth century. She first worked as a lacquer artist, then as a >>more

Ediciones Polígrafa
ISBN 9788434312654
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 166 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 In stock


Emmy + Gijs + Aldo
Text by Jan Boelen. Gijs Bakker and Emmy van Leersum caused a stir in the 1960s with their enormous collars and head ornaments made of aluminum. This book examines the work of Gijs Bakker, one of the founders of >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064507441
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Out of stock


Essential Eames
Edited by Eames Demetrios, Carla Hartman. Introduction by Eames Demetrios. Text by Charles Eames, Ray Eames.

Pairing words of design wisdom with classic works, Essential Eames encapsulates the duo's achievements

Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century. Enthusiastic and tireless experimenters, this beloved husband-and-wife duo >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852170
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 216 pgs / 75 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock


Fernando & Humberto Campana 1989-2009: Antibodies
Edited by Alexander von Vegesack, Mathias Schwartz-Clauss. Text by Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, Massimo Morozzi, Maria Helena Estrada, Adélia Borges. Preface by Mateo Kries. In 1983, the Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana began to develop furniture made with everyday materials such as cardboard, rope, fabric and wood scraps, plastic tubes and aluminum wire. By the early 1990s their >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936471
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 13 in. / 128 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 In stock


Finn Juhl and His House
Text by Per H. Hansen, Birgit Lyngbye Pedersen. The Danish design scholar Birgit Lyngbye Pedersen discovered the work of Finn Juhl (1912-1989) when she was looking for a suitable sofa for her 1950s home. Juhl's furniture is undergoing a renaissance at present, and >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775737975
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 9.25 in. / 222 pgs / 183 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock


Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo
Text by Kazuko Todate, Anne Nishimura Morse. The blossoming of contemporary crafts in Japan that began in the twentieth century is rooted in a long and rich tradition of exquisite design and technical accomplishment. Featuring some 100 works by close to 60 >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468058
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 10.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 In stock


Formica Forever
Foreword by Mark Adamson. Preface by Abbott Miller. Text by Alexandra Lange, Phil Patton, Peter York. Formica® is 100 years old! To celebrate this centennial, Formica Corporation has published Formica Forever. The book takes us on a lively, information-packed walk through the life of this much-loved material: from its humble beginnings >>more

Metropolis Books/Formica Corporation
ISBN 9781938922152
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 408 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock


Franz von Zülow
Edited by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel. Text by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Roland Girtler, Friedrich Heller, Peter Klinger, Gerd Pichler, Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel. This publication celebrates the art of Austrian painter and designer Franz von Zülow (1883–1963), including works on paper from the MAK collection and the artist’s estate. Active in many genres, von Zülow designed textile patterns, >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869844732
US $28.00 CAN $38.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 144 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 In stock


François Bauchet
François Bauchet's furniture objects stand in a frontier between functionality and the work of art, and raise questions about the importance of the presence and material reality of things in a world dedicated to the >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571952
US $28.50 CAN $39.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/02/2000 In stock


Friso Kramer's Chair
Text by Yvonne Brentjens. Dutch designer Friso Kramer (born 1922) is an important pioneer of industrial design. The celebrated Revolt Chair, which he designed for manufacturer Ahrend/De Cirkel in 1953, is a classic in the history of industrial design >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080218
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 168 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Out of stock


From Neuwelt to the Whole World: 300 Years of Harrach Glass
Text by Helena Bro?ková, Jarmila Bro?ová, Florian Knothe, Jan Lu?tinec, Jan Mergl, Lenka Merglová Pánková, Jan Schöttner. The development of glassmaking in what is now the Czech Republic is rightly regarded as a tradition of extraordinary importance, one that extends beyond crafts history and impacts on such fields as technology and social >>more

Arbor Vitae
ISBN 9788074670053
US $95.00 CAN $127.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11.75 in. / 440 pgs / 1004 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 In stock


Future Retro
Essay by Frederic A. Sharf. Afterword by Richard Arbib. Now in a hardcover edition, this book of enchanting vintage drawings showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automobile design in the landmark period from the 1940s to the 1960s. The work ranges from rough, >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466900
US $27.50 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 10.5 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2006 Out of stock


GMP: Furniture Volume 5
Edited by Meinhard von Gerkan. Why would a world-class architect like Meinhard von Gerkan of GMP (von Gerkan, Marg + Partners) design furniture? To appoint his own buildings, of course. This album catalogues von Gerkan's simple, enduring sensuous objects and >>more

Jovis
ISBN 9783939633211
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Paperback, 8 x 11 in. / 112 pgs / 99 color / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 In stock


Gae Aulenti: Objects, Spaces
Edited by Vanni Pasca. Gae Aulenti (1927–2012) was one of the most admired architects of the postwar era, and certainly the most famous female Italian designer ever. Her museum buildings (among them the Museum of Catalan Art in Barcelona >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875703943
US $32.00 CAN $42.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 7.75 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 In stock


Garouste And Bonetti
Artwork by Elizabeth Garouste, Mattia Bonetti. Contributions by Christine Colin. Text by Elisabeth Vedrenne. The glamour couple of French design, Garouste and Bonetti are (along with Starck) practically the only designers in France to have been recognized internationally. Highly polemical, particularly with regard to the modern conception of furniture, >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571723
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/1998 In stock


Gerd Lange Design
Edited by Alfred Hablützel. Known for his sleek and functional chairs of the 1960s and 1970s, German furniture and product designer Gerd Lange (born 1931) tremendously influenced the history of chair design both abroad and in the United States. >>more

Jovis
ISBN 9783868593136
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 104 pgs / 140 color / 44 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 In stock


Gino Sarfatti: Designing Light
Text by Silvana Annicchiarico, Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis, Claudio De Albertis, Manolo De Giorgi, Piero Gandini, Roberto Sarfatti. Gino Sarfatti (1912–1984) was a celebrated and beloved figure in Italian design from the 1930s on. Co-founder of the renowned interior design firm Arteluce with Maurizio Tempestini, Sarfatti was both a designer and an entrepreneur, >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875703660
US $32.00 CAN $42.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 7.75 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 In stock


Gloria Cortina: Mexico
Mexican furniture, lighting and interior designer Gloria Cortina (born 1972) believes that design should be determined by an expression of culture and craft, not merely or primarily a brand identity. Her approach to design, shaped >>more

Editorial RM
ISBN 9788416282326
US $125.00 CAN $170.00 TRADE
Slip, Pbk, 10.5 x 15.5 in. / 292 pgs / 173 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 In stock


Hans J. Wegner: Just One Good Chair
Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen. The name of Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) is inseparable from his unrivalled chairs, which have helped Danish design achieve international recognition. Any fan of design has his or her favorite among Wegner's approximately 500 creations, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738095
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock


Hartz IV Moebel.com
Edited by Van Bo Le-Mentzel. Text by Birgit S. Bauer, Kristin Hensel, Van Bo Le-Mentzel, Marie Voigt, Mathias Wetzl. Interview by Rebecca Sandbichler. Berlin-based architect and rapper Van Bo Le-Mentzel is the founder of the popular Hartz IV Moebel initiative and website, whose rallying cry is “Build more! Buy less!” Hartz IV Möbel was born when Le-Mentzel registered >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775733953
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 144 pgs / 112 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 In stock


How They Work
Text by Inga Powilleit, Tatjana Quax. Dutch designers are currently creating a stir on the international scene. What is the secret of their success? In How They Work, photographer Inga Powilleit and stylist Tatjana Quax examine the working methods of 17 >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064506628
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 11.75 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Out of stock


Ico Parisi
Edited by Roberta Lietti, Marco Romanelli.

This enormous volume provides the first exhaustive catalog of the furniture and interior accessories of Domenico Ico Parisi (1916–86).

A key protagonist of postwar Italian design alongside his friend Gio Ponti, Parisi defined himself as a >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836635481
US $90.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 672 pgs / 120 color / 700 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 Out of stock


Interieur, Exterieur: Living in Art
Text by Felix Krämer, Gerda Breuer, Markus Brüderlin, Mateo Kries. Contemporary artist Andrea Zittel's A-Z Enterprise is an investigation into all aspects of daily life--including shelter, furniture and clothing, which she designs. Architect Marcel Breuer said of his 1966 Modern design for New York's Whitney >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775722971
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 SDNR30
Hbk, 9 x 12.25 in. / 264 pgs / 210 color.
Pub Date: 05/01/2009 In stock


Isn't It Romantic?
Edited by Petra Hesse, Tulga Beyerle. Text by Tulga Beyerle, Romana Breuer, Lidewij Edelkoort, Petra Hesse, Deyan Sudjic, Gerrit Terstiege, Tina Thiel, Sofia Wagner, Vitus Weh. In literature, music and art, the term ‘Romanticism’ refers to an era that began around the time of the French Revolution and continued into the Victorian period. Today we associate the word with attributes such >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863353056
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 11.5 in. / 172 pgs / 148 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock


It's Not a Garden Table
Edited by Jörg Huber, Burkhard Meltzer, Heike Munder, Tido von Oppeln. In the twenty-first century, as artists, designers and theorists increasingly debate the overlap between art and design in everyday life, It's Not a Garden Table explores current trends in the relationship between furniture and the >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037642115
US $47.50 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 272 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Out of stock


Jasper Morrison
Contributions by Jasper Morrison. “More than the first impression, form is a component on the road to a final solution and a very important part of it: you can’t divide it from function, you can’t divide it from other >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571730
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/1999 In stock


Jasper Morrison: A Book of Things

Jasper Morrison has the ability to bestow things with a distinctive style. Hissignature style is evident in many of the everyday objects that surround us.His repertoire of essential designs is characterized by simplicity yet complexity,as >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784631
US $59.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk
Pub Date: 06/26/2015 In stock


Jasper Morrison: The Hard Life

By what means did so much beauty and ingenuity appear in articles of everyday rural life in Portugal? How did the shape of these objects balance necessity and formal perfection so skillfully? This book explores >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785140
US $49.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk
Pub Date: 05/22/2017 In stock


Jeff Zimmerman
Text by John Drury. Interview by Sean Kelly. This first monograph on the work of American master glassmaker Jeff Zimmerman examines both his sculptures and functional pieces and provides an overview of his breadth of technique and creative vision. Drawing inspiration from natural >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862083584
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 In stock


Jewels of Ancient Nubia
Text by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Denise M. Doxey. Located at the intersection of trade routes from central Africa, the ancient Near East and the Classical world, ancient Nubia ruled the entire Nile Valley at the height of its power in the eighth century >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468072
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 In stock


Kartell
By Franca Sozzani.

The international design firm Kartell is especially known for successful product collaborations with stars of contemporary design such as Ron Arad, Antonio Citterio, Enzo Mari, Piero Lissoni, Alberto Meda, Vico Magistretti, and Philippe Starck. kARTell >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788884914637
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 13 in. / 282 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 06/01/2003 In stock


Konstantin Grcic: Panorama
Edited by Mateo Kries. Text by Paola Antonelli, Jan Boelen, Mario Carpo, Mateo Kries, Janna Lipsky, Jonathan Olivares, Louise Schouwenberg, Richard Sennett, Peter Sloterdijk. Konstantin Grcic (born 1965) is one of the leading designers of our time. Many of his creations, such as Chair_One (2004) or the Mayday lamp (1999), are already recognized as design classics. Konstantin Grcic: Panorama >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936075
US $90.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 300 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock


Legends of the Open Road
By Gabriella Belli.

Throughout the 20th century, the automobile industry has become a symbol of modernity. These twenty-first century prototypes–such as the Volkswagen Beetle, the Fiat 500, the great sports cars designed by Pininfarina for Ferrari, and the >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788861300668
US $100.00 CAN $130.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 560 pgs / 830 color / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/13/2007 In stock


Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity
Edited and with text by Marianne Lamonaca, Foreword by Cathy Leff, Richard Lagrange, Sylviane Tarsot-Gillery. Text by Emilia Philippot, Alexandra Midal. Borrowing its title from the French national motto, Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity provides a vibrant picture of design in France from the 1940s to today. A catalogue for a 2011 exhibition presented by The Wolfsonian–Florida >>more

The Wolfsonian FIU, 2011
ISBN 9780967735948
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 In stock


Libuse Niklová
Text by Tereza Bruthansova, Petr Nikl. This first monograph on one of Czechoslovakia’s most important designers, Libuse Niklová (1934–1981), explores the rich and delightful world of her plastic toys, featuring nearly 500 color photographs and archival reproductions. Her whistling accordion-pleated Tomcat, >>more

Arbor Vitae
ISBN 9788026048275
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 8 in. / 298 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Out of stock


Lightopia
Text by Beate Binder, Hartmut Böhme, Thea Brejzek, Fulvio Ferrari, Peter and Charlotte Fiell, Joseph Grima, Bart Lootsma, Sidney Perkowitz, Peter Weibel, et al. Lightopia investigates the development of light design, taking a novel perspective by placing the current paradigm shift in the larger context of cultural history. The starting point for the book is the Vitra Design Museum’s >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936051
US $120.00 CAN $160.00 TRADE
Slip, Pbk, 3 vols, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 300 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 01/31/2014 In stock


Low Cost Design
Edited by Daniele Pario Perra. Text by Emiliano Gandolfi, Daniele Pario Perra, Pierluigi Sacco, Francesco Morace, Beppe Finessi. Low Cost Design is based on the principle that the most innovative design ideas are probably not the ones passing through patent offices. Functioning as a visual dictionary of everyday ingenuity, and spanning Northern Europe >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836616657
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Flexi, 8.75 x 11 in. / 216 pgs / 320 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Out of stock


Luigi Colani
Essays by Bruce Mehly, Phillipe Pernodet. Since the 1950s, designer Luigi Colani has changed the face of our culture with his designs for automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, furniture, bathroom appliances, cameras and other electronic equipment, computers, and jewelry. Working in Europe, the >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571969
US $28.50 CAN $39.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 54 color / 38 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2000 In stock


Made 4 You
Edited by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Hartmut Esslinger, Thomas Geisler. Text by Friedrich von Borries, Hartmut Esslinger, Thomas Geisler, Harald Gründl, Barry M. Katz, Sonia Laszlo, Jeremy Myerson, Katarina V. Posch, Hans Prihoda, Susanne Roiser, Ilse Klanner, Katja Schechtner, Caroline Seifert, Christoph Thun-Hohenstein. Made for You looks at more than 80 product designs by renowned studios and corporations from Europe, the U.S.A. and Asia, as well as by young emerging designers, all of whom aim at investing their >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869843469
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 112 color / 108 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 In stock


Making Africa
Edited by Mateo Kries, Amelie Klein. Over the past decade, Africa has experienced a tremendous political, economic and technological transformation. Spearheading this shift is a new generation of entrepreneurs and doers who have opened up a fresh view of this vast >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936525
US $110.00 CAN $150.00 TRADE
Flexi, 9.5 x 13 in. / 345 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 In stock


Maria Pergay: Between Ideas and Design
Edited by Paul B. Franklin. Essay by Suzanne Demisch. Interview by Patrick Favardin. At a recent auction, after two of Maria Pergay's 1970s steel chairs sold for seven times their high estimate, an observer told The New York Times that was "the most exciting bidding of the sale, >>more

Demisch Danant
ISBN 9780977329700
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 10.75 in. / 144 pgs / 150 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2006 In stock


Martí Guixé: Food Designing
Edited by Beppe Finessi. Text by Jeffrey Swartz, Octavi Rofes. Photographs by Inga Knölke. In the second edition of this popular cookbook, self-professed “ex-designer” Martí Guixé offers whimsical examples of food design: squaring potatoes, building molecular structures with olives and toothpicks and decorating cakes with images of their contents. >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875705053
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock


Mathias Hoffmann Design: Living Emotions
Text by Barbara Friedrich, Friedrich Hesse, Mathias Hoffmann. Over the past 30 years, the German designer Mathias Hoffmann has designed furniture, lamps and household accessories for companies such as Rolf Benz, de Sede, Tonon, Brown Jordan and Lloyd Flanders. Living Emotions offers nearly >>more

Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803032126
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 336 pgs / 850 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 In stock


Max Bill
Edited by Manuel Fontán del Junco, María Toledo. Text by Karin Gimmi, Jakob Bill, Manuel Fontán del Junco, Neus Moyano, Fernando Marzá, María Amalia García, Gillermo Zuaznabar.

The definitive illustrated monograph on 20th-century Swiss artist, designer, and architect Max Bill, whose work spanned from graphic design and advertising typography to product and furniture design and from painting to sculpture.

A true Renaissance man >>more

Fundación Juan March
ISBN 9788470756320
US $34.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 352 pgs / 170 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 In stock


Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Rennsportwagen
Text by Günter Engelen. The 300 SL (W 194) is the first racing car with which Mercedes-Benz renewed its participation in international automobile racing in the postwar period. The car has proven itself in top-ranking racing positions, such as >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740036
US $150.00 CAN $200.00 SDNR30
Slip, Hbk, 11 x 14.5 in. / 296 pgs / 252 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 In stock


Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR
Text by Günter Engelen. In 1955, Mercedes-Benz won The Sports Car World Championship with the racing car 300 SLR (W 196 S). In addition to the titles achieved that same year in The Formula 1 World Championship and The >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740012
US $150.00 CAN $200.00 SDNR30
Slip, Hbk, 11 x 14.5 in. / 508 pgs / 316 color.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 In stock


Michele De Lucchi
By Silvia Suardi.

The first important monograph devoted to this grand master of Italian contemporary interior design: creator of numerous design furnishings. This volume presents a vast panorama of architectural and design projects created from 1986 onwards. 1986 >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788884912978
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 11.25 x 11.25 in. / 124 pgs / 196 illustrations.
Pub Date: 01/01/2003 In stock


Mies van der Rohe: Objects and Furniture Design
Edited by Patricia de Muga, Laura G. Hintze, Sandra Dachs. German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) is without doubt one of the pioneering masters of Modern architecture: The contemporary cityscape betrays his influence at every turn. Equally significant, though smaller in scale, are >>more

Ediciones Polígrafa
ISBN 9788434311824
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hardback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Out of stock


Moderno
Edited by Gabriela Rangel, Jorge F. Rivas Pérez. Moderno examines how design transformed the Latin American domestic landscape in a period marked by major stylistic developments and dramatic social and political change. Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela entered an expansive period of economic growth >>more

Americas Society
ISBN 9781879128798
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 10.75 in. / 280 pgs / 118 color / 109 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 Out of stock


Musical Instruments: MFA Highlights
Essay by Darcy Kuronen. Musical instruments are among the most meaningful artifacts produced by humankind, a marriage of technology, artistry, symbolism, religion and entertainment. Musical Instruments presents over 100 examples from the MFA's world-renowned collection, spanning a breadth of >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466740
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 120 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2004 In stock


Nautor's Swan
Edited by Bianca Ascenti. Text by Matthew Sheahan.

The activity of the most glorious sailing yacht company, founded in Finland in 1966, in the official book published on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary.

“Swans are very special. They are special because of >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857231815
US $90.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Hbk, 14.75 x 11.75 in. / 322 pgs / 243 illustrations.
Pub Date: 01/10/2017 In stock


New India Designscape
Edited by Simona Romano. Foreword by Silvana Annicchiarico. New India Designscape offers an original selection of noteworthy works by the most talented designers at work today in India. These works are characterized by a singular mix of practical inventiveness and the imaginative repurposing >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875703851
US $32.00 CAN $42.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 7.75 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 In stock


Now
Text by Friederike Fast, Rainer Funke, Jörg Hundertpfund, Michael Kröger, Tido von Oppeln, Wolfang Pauser, Wolfgang Ullrich. Now: Perception of Time and Contemporary Design addresses the presence and incorporation of temporality in contemporary design. Essays by leading design curators and scholars examine objects designed to measure time, or reverse it (in the >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783866785922
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.75 x 7.75 in. / 200 pgs / 115 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 In stock


Objects Of Design
Edited by Paola Antonelli. Texts by Tina di Carlo, Bevin Cline, Christian Larsen, Luisa Lorch, Matilda McQuaid, Christopher Mount, Peter Reed and Terence Riley. Showcasing selected works from The Museum of Modern Art's superlative architecture and design collection, Objects of Design features a wide variety of industrial and domestic artifacts by great designers of the modern period, from early >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870706967
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 10.5 in. / 204 pgs / 150 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 Out of stock


Opalka
By Jacques Roubaud. Contributions by Bernard Noel, Denys Riout.

This monograph investigates Opalka's relationship with numbers, time and infinity, including an original long-term interview of the artist which ran on for more than twenty years.

In 1965 Roman Opalka started to represent time (his own >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571570
US $27.50 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Paperback, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 12/02/1996 In stock


Pastoe: 100 Years of Design Innovation
Edited by Anne van der Zwaag. Text by Gert Staal. This volume marks 100 years of the Utrecht furniture manufacturer Pastoe, whose brand has long been a byword for timeless furniture of superior craftsmanship. Known both in the Netherlands and worldwide for its skilled design >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080683
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 224 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Out of stock


Patek Philippe Steel Watches
Edited by John Golberger. With this magnificent volume, watch expert and authority John Goldberger, author of 100 Superlative Rolex Watches, presents the most beautiful and remarkable watches ever fitted with steel cases by the Geneva-based watch company Patek Philippe. >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862083041
US $800.00 CAN $1060.00 SDNR20
Plexi slip, cork-bound, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 440 pgs / 900 color / Ed of 300 signed
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 In stock


Pencils
Edited by Marco Ferreri. >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788886250405
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 111 pgs / 105 color / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/02/2000 Out of stock


Pepe Andreu: Thinking Furniture
Foreword by David Linley. Text by Pablo Melendo, Mónica Piera. Pepe Andreu is one of Spain's foremost furniture designers, famed for his reconciliation of contemporary forms with traditional artisanal materials. Each stage in the development of Andreu's mostly wood-based furniture is developed by the designer >>more

La Fábrica/GERMINA
ISBN 9788492841882
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Flexi, 8 x 10.5 in. / 136 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Out of stock


Personalities
Text by Roman Arnold, Jon Ayling, Andreas Ernst, Louisa Rachedi, Kelly Robinson, Jan van de Weyer. In Personalities, people open doors into their very personal immediate surroundings: their homes and spaces of creative work. As different as they are, what connects them is something special: the elegant, simple and minimalist USM >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740807
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Clth, 12 x 12.5 in. / 192 pgs / 126 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 In stock


Pierre Charpin
Edited by Lionel Bovier, Clément Dirié. Text by Alessandra Fanari, Françoise Guichon, Marco Romanelli. The furniture, objects and exhibition designs of French designer Pierre Charpin (born 1962) deal with notions of landscape and autonomy, humor and surprise, poetic presence and minimalism. He speaks of them in terms of "receptors" >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037642443
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10.5 x 7.5 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock


Pierre Paulin
Essay by Elisabeth Vedrenne. Interview by Anne Marie Fevre. The popularity enjoyed today by the French furniture designer Pierre Paulin traces its roots back to the Pop era, when Paulin incarnated the Pop aesthetic perfectly in his unique and revolutionary chairs. It was during >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563024
US $28.50 CAN $39.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs / 70 reproductions.
Pub Date: 11/02/2001 In stock


Piranesi as Designer
Edited by Sarah E. Lawrence. Text by John Wilton-Ely, Peter Eisenman, Alvar Gonzàlez-Palacios, Michael Graves, Alice Jarrard, Peter N. Miller, Ronald De Leeuw, David Rosand, Bent Sørensen. Justly renowned as one of the finest printmakers of the eighteenth century, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) is best known for his etched views of Rome and its antiquities, as well as for his highly influential >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503952
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 360 pgs / 325 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2007 In stock


Pop Art Design
Edited by Mateo Kries, Mathias Schwartz-Clauss. Text by Diedrich Diederichsen, Brigitte Felderer, Steven Heller, Thomas Kellein, Bettina Korintenberg, Tobias Lander, Marco Livingstone, Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, Dario Scodeller. As the most influential art movement of the postwar era, Pop art continues to shape our visual culture today. A central preoccupation of Pop was its dialogue with design, extensively investigated for the first time >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936969
US $90.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Flexi, 11.25 x 11.25 in. / 272 pgs / 325 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 In stock


Poul Kjaerholm
Edited by Michael Juul Holm, Lise Mortensen. Text by Michael Sheridan, Poul Erik Tøjner. The Danish architect and industrial designer Poul Kjærholm has always been quietly revered in modernist design circles, but in recent years his work has attained cult status among a younger generation of designers and connoisseurs. >>more

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788791607271
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 9.75 in. / 224 pgs / 200 color / 160 duotones.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 In stock


Radio Days
Edited by Romana Breuer, Petra Hesse. Text by Andreas Baumerich, Isabel Brass, et al. Radio initially developed into a mass medium in the early 20th century, and soon afterwards, designing radio devices became an essential task for prominent international designers. Radio Days traces the path of the radio up >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783735601759
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 215 color / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock


Represent: Royal Tichelaar Makkum
Edited by Marietta de Vries. Represent Royal Tichelaar Makkum describes the last 15 years of the long history of this Frisian earthenware factory and the Netherlands’ oldest company. Under the impassioned leadership of director Jan Tichelaar, Royal Tichelaar Makkum is >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064507083
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 In stock


Richard Neutra: Furniture
Preface by Thomas Müller. Text by Barbara Lamprecht. Best known for his light-flooded houses, Austrian-American architect Richard J. Neutra (1892-1970) shaped the scene of California Modernism. From there he rose to become one of the most influential names in the history of modern >>more

Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803032171
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 92 pgs / 30 color / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015 In stock


Rietveld's Chair
Text by Marijke Kuper. The first edition of Rietveld’s Chair quickly sold out after it was published in 2011. The book is now available again as the inaugural volume in the Premsela Design Stories series, which focuses on iconic >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080188
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 192 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 In stock


Rietveld's Universe
Edited by Marie-Thérèse van Thoor, Ida van Zijl, Rob Dettingmeijer. The foremost designer of the De Stijl group, and the author of its most iconic product, the 1917 Red and Blue chair, Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964) stands today as one of the last century's most adventurous >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627461
US $47.50 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 9 in. / 277 pgs / 200 color / 120 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 In stock


Roberto Matta: Casa Matta
Text by Roberto Matta, Germana Matta Ferrari, Silvana Annicchiarico, Johnny Dell’Orto. Casamatta celebrates a little-known body of work by Chilean Surrealist Matta (1911-2002): objects made for his home, including plates, tables, oil drums that open like flowers to become massive chairs and armchairs shaped by the >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875703493
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 168 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/30/2013 In stock


Roger Tallon
Contributions by Chloe Braunstein, Gilles de Bure. Roger Tallon is a key figure in French design and has worked in nearly all facets of the design industry. Early in his career he focused primarily on domestic design; he then turned to aesthetic >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571877
US $28.50 CAN $39.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/1999 In stock


Ron Arad
Artwork by Ron Arad. An engaging volume on this Israeli-born and London-based designer who has been climbing up the design ladder since the early 1980s. Coming from a sculptural tradition, his work--with its questioning of both aesthetics and novel >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571594
US $27.50 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 16 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/1997 In stock


Ron Arad
Edited by Paola Antonelli. Text by Paola Antonelli, Judith Benhamou-Huet, Jonathan Safran Foer, Marie-Laure Jousset, Ingeborg de Roode. Even among the most influential designers of our time, Ron Arad stands out for the versatile nature of his work and his daredevil use of materials and technology. Idiosyncratic, surprising and always visually arresting, Arad's >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707599
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 216 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 In stock


Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec: Drawing
Edited and with text by Cornel Windlin. This volume unveils a little-known side of the daily studio work of acclaimed designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec (born 1971 and 1976): their drawing. Printed on newsprint and gorgeously designed, this chunky book has been >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037643198
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 868 pgs / 651 color / 215 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2013 Out of stock


Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec: Lianes
Edited by Clément Dirié. Texts by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Clément Dirié, Alessandro Mendini. Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have been key players in French design of the 2000s; among their most popular works are their "Disintegrated Kitchen" (1997), "Closed Bed" (1998), "Spring Chair" (2000) and "Vegetal Chair" (2009), and >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641507
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 64 pgs / 51 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 In stock


Safe: Design Takes on Risk
Edited and with Introduction by Paola Antonelli. Essays by Phil Patton, Marie O'Mahony and Cameron Sinclair. Safety is an instinctive need that has guided human choices throughout history. Now more than ever, it has become not only a focus, but almost an obsession. Designers are trained to mediate between disruptive change >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870705809
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Clth, 12 x 10 in. / 96 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/15/2005 In stock


Scavolini 1961-2011: 50 Years of Kitchens
Edited by Massimo Martignoni. Contributions by Valentina Dalla Costa, Philippe Daverio, Gabriele Basilico.

Scavolini has been Italy’s favorite kitchen brand since 1984 and is now preparing to celebrate half a century of activity and market presence since its founding in 1962. High quality products and services, attention to >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857206318
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 200 pgs / 180 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2011 In stock


Schliephacke & Ssymmank: Avantgarde in Their Day
Edited by Martin Wallroth. Essay by Nora Sobich. In the late 1950s, the mass-manufactured lamps "Schliephacke" and "Ssymmank" became understated icons of the Berlin intellectual scene. Today they are renowned as classics of their day, and illustrative of its conflicts. With a crown >>more

Jovis
ISBN 9783936314656
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Paperback, 6 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 In stock


Sottsass
By Milco Carboni.

Direct from notebooks kept in Sottsass's personal archives, here is a rare look at a master's design process: 700 Sottsass drawings spanning a rich career in design and architecture from 1936 to the present. The >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788876240935
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 620 pgs / 625 color.
Pub Date: 09/06/2005 Out of stock


Source Material
A Project by Jasper Morrison, Jonathan Olivares, Marco Velardi Source Material presents objects and keepsakes that have had a pivotal effect on the work of around 60 creative minds from the fields of architecture, art, cuisine, design, fashion, film and music. Found within the >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936976
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 144 pgs / 62 color.
Pub Date: 01/27/2015 In stock


Spagat!
Preface by Roland Nachtigäller. Text by Max Borka. Today Istanbul is one of Europe's largest cities, and its design scene is booming, though it remains little known outside of Turkey. Spagat! offers an overview of this world with texts, images and interviews from >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783866784932
US $44.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 320 pgs / 220 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 In stock


Starck's Kids
Contributions by Pascale Cassagnau, Christophe Pillet. As Philippe Starck gleefully clads himself in the guru’s mantle, questions concerning the teaching of design and the place of the designer in the evolving relations with production become ever more acute. At the same >>more

Dis Voir
ISBN 9782906571846
US $28.50 CAN $39.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/1999 In stock


Stile Ducati: A Visual History of Ducati Design

A company born almost by chance but always steered by passion and love.

2016 is not like other years: it actually coincides with the ninetieth anniversary of Ducati, founded on July 4, 1926, almost as a >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857232775
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.3 x 12.5 in. / 336 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2017 In stock


Strangely Familiar
Edited by Andrew Blauvelt. Essays by Aaron Betsky, Jonathan Bell and Jamer Hun. In the past decade, designers have become increasingly engaged with the quotidian. This shift away from more strictly formal and functional concerns has allowed them to freely explore design's contexts and effects. A light that >>more

Walker Art Center
ISBN 9780935640755
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hardcover, 6 x 8.5 in. / 344 pgs / 202 color.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 In stock


Studio Wieki Somers: Out of the Ordinary
Edited by Mevis & Van Deursen, Wieki Somers, Dylan van den Berg, Noortje van den Elzen. Text by Pierre Doze, Sjarel Ex, Anniina Koivu, et al. Photography by Elspeth Diederix, Elian Somers. This publication celebrates the tenth anniversary of Studio Wieki Somers, a design studio established by Dutch designer Wieki Somers (born 1976) and her partner Dylan van den Berg. The studio's products are remarkable for their >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037643983
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 206 pgs / 150 color / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 In stock


Super Normal
By Naoto Fukasawa, Jasper Morrison.

The designers Jasper Morrison and Naoto Fukasawa have compiled 204 everyday objects in search of “super normal design”: alongside examples of anonymous design like the Swiss Rex vegetable peeler or a simple plastic bag, there >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781067
US $34.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.75 x 7.75 in. / 128 pgs / 264 images.
Pub Date: 04/23/2007 In stock


Swedish Details
Foreword by Annika Huett, Ulf Huett Nilsson. Photographs by Ulf Huett Nilsson. A home isn't simply the sum of its rooms and furniture, but also a number of larger or smaller details. To prove this, illustrator Annika Huett and photographer Ulf Huett Nilsson went on a journey >>more

Max Ström
ISBN 9789171262394
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 519 color.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 In stock


Tecno
Edited by Giampiero Bosoni.

Writing the history of Tecno, a company founded in 1953 by the Borsani brothers, does not mean just investigating the evolution of a significant player in the industrial production of furniture, but also tracing out >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857209845
US $105.00 CAN $135.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 336 pgs / 532 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2012 In stock


The Classroom
Text by Thomas Müller, Romana Schneider. Taking as its epigraph the architect Hans Scharoun's aphorism that "young people want to be inspired, not taught," The Classroom shows how furniture designers from the late nineteenth century to the present have strived to >>more

Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803033482
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 304 pgs / 400 color / 400 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Out of stock


The Complete Designers' Lights II
Edited by Clémence & Didier Krzentowski. Text by Alex Coles, Pierre Doze, Didier Krzentowski, Constance Rubini. Clémence and Didier Krzentowski--the founders and directors of the leading contemporary design gallery Kreo, whose program includes designers such as the Bouroullec brothers, Martin Szekely and Konstantin Grcic--have been collecting lights for 30 years. Focusing >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037643563
US $95.00 CAN $127.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 9.75 in. / 400 pgs / 613 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2015 In stock


The Dutch Bike
Text by Zahid Sardar. The Dutch bike is as quintessentially Dutch as tulips and windmills. This book traces the history of this popular workhorse, from turn-of-the-century Amsterdam to the fashion pages of American magazines. Accessible to all, the Dutch >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080201
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 In stock


The Furniture Collection: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Edited by Jan van Adrichem, Michiel Nijhoff, Ingeborg de Roode and Pietje Tegenbosch. Essays by Ingeborg de Roode, Luca Dosi Delfini, Jan van Adrichem, Philip van Dalen, Monique Splinter, and Marijke van de Weerdt. The Stedelijk Museum opened its doors in 1895, the same year as the first Venice Biennale. It was a “quiet, civilized museum for the Amsterdam bourgeoisie in a time when there was nothing as troublesome >>more

nai010 publishers/Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
ISBN 9789056621940
US $110.00 CAN $150.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 456 pgs / 102 color / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004 In stock


The Furniture of Poul Kjærholm: Catalogue Raisonné
Foreword by Hanne Kjærholm. Text by Michael Sheridan. The Furniture of Poul Kjærholm: Catalogue Raisonné is the comprehensive and definitive reference work on one of the most important and profound designers of the twentieth century. Poul Kjærholm (Denmark, 1929-80) was a furniture architect >>more

Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9780974364889
US $90.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Hardback, 8.75 x 8.75 in. / 224 pgs / 230 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2008 In stock


The Glass of the Architects
Edited by Rainald Franz. Text by Pasquale Gagliardi, Valerio Terraroli, Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Andreas Vass.

The Glass of the Architects: Vienna 1900-1937 is the second exhibition dedicated to international developments in 20th-century glass, after Glass from Finland in the Bischofberger Collection. The exhibitions are part of the “Le Stanze del >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857232447
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.25 / 328 pgs / 379 color / 379 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/21/2017 In stock


The Haas Brothers
Text by Laura Dern, Simon and Nikolai Haas. In a meteoric rise to fame, the Los Angeles-based Haas Brothers have garnered international accolades for their set design and props for print and video, one-of-a-kind fashion works and their highly original furniture and object >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862083737
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 176 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 In stock


The Haas Brothers: Volume 2, Afreaks
This second book in a series by the designers the Haas Brothers focuses on a new body of work comprised of fantastical hand-beaded and bronze animal sculptures which they call Afreaks. The Afreaks were produced >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862084345
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 In stock


The History of Modern Furniture Design
Text by Daniela Karasová. This abundantly illustrated monograph tells the story of modern furniture in Czechoslovakia and the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, from the first half of the nineteenth century (the Biedermeier period) to the late twentieth century. The book offers >>more

Arbor Vitae/Museum of Decorative Arts Prague
ISBN 9788074670206
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Flexi, 8.5 x 9.75 in. / 320 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Out of stock


The Long Life of Design in Italy
By Stefano Casciani. Foreword by Giorgio Busnelli.

B&B Italia, established in 1966 by Piero Ambrogio Busnelli, is a prestigious Italian company that manufactures furniture and furnishing for homes and businesses.

>>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857231808
US $70.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 13 in. / 360 pgs / 684 illustrations.
Pub Date: 12/20/2016 In stock


The Puppet and the Modern
Text by Marie Jirásková, Pavel Jirásek. Czechoslovakia’s unique culture of puppet theater reached a glorious apex between about 1900 and 1950, and its visual style was integral to the development of modernist and contemporary theater and animation. The Puppet and the >>more

Arbor vitae
ISBN 9788074670565
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 13 in. / 456 pgs / 750 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 In stock


The Sketchbooks of Jocelyn Herbert
Text by Stephen Farthing. From her early work with such writers as Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, and John Osborne, to her time with Laurence Olivier at the National Theatre, Jocelyn Herbert (1917-2003) pioneered a simple yet atmospheric set design >>more

Royal Academy Publications
ISBN 9781907533075
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Cloth, 8 x 9 / 104 pgs / Illustrated throughout
Pub Date: 12/01/2011 Out of stock


The Style of the Stedelijk
Text by Frederike Huygen. The recent reopening of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, saw the inauguration of a spectacular new edifice as well as a new style of museum. The Style of the Stedelijk is a fascinating account of the >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080195
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout / DVD (PAL only).
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 In stock


The Vitra Schaudepot
Edited by Mateo Kries, Viviane Stappmanns.

This field guide to the Vitra Schaudepot illuminates different aspects of the Herzog & de Meuron–designed building, which opened in 2016 and showcases more than 400 key pieces from the Vitra Design Museum's collection of >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852132
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 108 pgs / 480 color.
Pub Date: 12/26/2017 In stock


Tom Dixon: Dixonary
Edited by Camilla Belton, Robert Violette. Text by Tom Dixon. Dixonary is a comprehensive book on one of Britain’s best-known and most highly regarded product designers. In his own words, and with hundreds of comparative illustrations interleaved with text, this self-taught designer illuminates the often >>more

Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828420
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 632 pgs / 312 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock


Ultrabody
Edited by Beppe Finessi. Ultrabody offers a new and intriguing take on the body through a cross-disciplinary series of products traversing art, architecture, design and fashion. Investigating the relationship between body and space and the infinite ways of relating >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875703523
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 In stock


Unimark International
By Joe Conradi.

Unimark International was a firm with global reach, with eleven offices in five different countries. Its use of the most modern design approaches and latest marketing methods quickly made it famous and unrivaled. Its clients >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781845
US $64.90 CAN $86.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 244 pgs / 150 images.
Pub Date: 10/29/2009 In stock


Verner Panton: The Collected Works
Edited by Alexander von Vegesack, Mathias Remmele. Text by Hanne Horsfeld, Mathias Remmele, Poul Hvidberg-Hansen, Bärbel Birkelbach, Sabeine Epple, Bazon Brock. A Danish designer who lived in Switzerland, Verner Panton (1926-1998) was a great master of postwar design. While extravagant forms and the use of strong, bright color are hallmarks of his work, it is clearly >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936235
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 384 pgs / 650 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Out of stock


Vico Magistretti
Edited by Beppe Finessi. Over the past 50 years, Vico Magistretti has made some of the most simple, inventive and intuitive designs to come out of Italy. His unmistakably modest and delightful lamps, chairs and tables needn't ever raise >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788887942620
US $27.50 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Paperback, 5.5 x 6.25 in. / 146 pgs / 80 color / 36 sketches.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Out of stock


Visionaire 66: Ritual

Collectible scented sculptural candles by Maurizio Cattelan, Barbara Kruger and Bruce Weber 

Visionaire releases its 66th issue with a set of sculptures. Ritual comes in the form of sculptural scented candles created by three world-renowned artists >>more

Visionaire
ISBN 9781941340011
US $1800.00 CAN $2390.00 SDNR20
Boxed, special edition, 6 x 9.5 in. / 3 candles.
Pub Date: 12/06/2016 In stock


Viva Vetro! Glass Alive!
Text by Matthew Kangas, Susanne K. Frantz. Venice has been a preeminent glass center since the sixteenth century, and for more than 500 years European factories and designers have tried to emulate the city's success by adapting or copying designs and techniques >>more

Carnegie Museum of Art
ISBN 9780880390484
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Paperback, 9.5 x 7.25 in. / 202 pgs / 123 color / 5 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 In stock


Weisses Gold: Porcelain and Architectural Ceramics from China 1400 to 1900
Preface by Adele Schlombs. Text by Jiena Huo. This volume surveys outstanding examples of blue-and-white Chinese porcelain dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries, including a number of pieces decorated with overglaze enamels, as well as porcelain with elegant monochrome glazes, pure >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863357481
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 274 pgs / 403 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015 In stock


Wendell Castle: Wandering Forms
Introduction by Evan Snyderman. Text by Alastair Gordon. American studio furniture icon Wendell Castle is one of the most important, influential and celebrated designers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For more than 50 years, he has consistently pioneered new territory in design >>more

Gregory R. Miller & Co./The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
ISBN 9780982681343
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 239 pgs / 200 color / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 In stock


Yvonne Fehling & Jennie Peiz: Stuhlhockerbank
Edited by Klaus Gallwitz. Text by Volker Albus, Klaus Gallwitz. For Germany's recently completed and internationally celebrated Arp Museum extension, designed by the Pritzker-Prize-winning New York architect Richard Meier, Yvonne Fehling and Jennie Peiz created 12 playful, user-friendly and exquisitely crafted wooden benches. These are >>more

Richter Verlag
ISBN 9783937572796
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Hardback, 8.75 x 11 in. / 48 pgs / 19 color / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2008 In stock



                                                                                                                     

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

Achille Castiglioni
Essay by Paola Antonelli. This new monograph documents the work of international master of design Achille Castiglioni. During his half-century career, Castiglioni has designed over 150 objects, including lamps, stools, bookshelves, electrical switches, cameras, telephones, vacuum cleaners and car >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788887942026
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 5.5 x 6.25 in. / 168 pgs / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/02/2001 Not available


Alvar & Aino Aalto: Design
Edited by Thomas Kellein. Essays by Thomas Kellein and Bjàrn Egging. In addition to being the most important Finnish architect of the twentieth century, Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (1898-1976) was also one of the most noteworthy furniture designers of the modern era. His complete system--including stools, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775715973
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 159 color.
Pub Date: 07/15/2005 Not available


American Design
Text by Russell Flinchum, Paola Antonelli. American design, like much of American culture, perennially oscillates between populism and elitism, between the revolutionary beauty and availability of Tupperware and the elusive exclusivity of Tiffany's. This book traces the development of American design >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707407
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Flexibound, 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 121 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 Not available


Arne Jacobsen: Absolutely Modern
Artwork by Arne Jacobsen. Edited by Michael Holm, Tine Vindfeld. Contributions by Kjeld Kjeldsen. Text by Christina Capetillo, Christoffer Harlang, Peter Thule Kristensen, Eric Messerschmidt, Juhani Pallasmaa, Ken Rivad, Michael Seridan, Felix Solaguren-Beascoa, Anne Louise Sommer, Carsten Thau, Kjeld Vindum, Poul Erik Tojner, Kenneth Frampton. Danish designer and architect Arne Jacobsen would have been one hundred years old in 2002, and Absolutely Modern takes this centennial celebration as a wonderful excuse to look back on and also forward to his >>more

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788790029746
US $22.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 96 pgs / 101 color / 57 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Not available


Bauhaus: An Illustrated History
This beautiful monograph serves not only as a catalogue to the collection of the foundation Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, which houses nearly 20,000 exhibits, but as a lavishly illustrated document of the Bauhaus movement. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775706155
US $34.95 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hardcover
Pub Date: 02/02/1997 Not available


Baumann & Baumann
Edited by Baumann & Baumann. During the past 20 years, the agency of Baumann & Baumann has developed its own visual language independent of ephemeral trends in art and design. Their work has achieved a unique fusion of form and >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775709422
US $95.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2002 Not available


Bookmarks
Edited by Marco Ferreri. >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788886250276
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 111 pgs / 104 color.
Pub Date: 05/02/2000 Not available


British Design
Text by Hugh Aldersey-Williams. Introduction by Paola Antonelli. As the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Britain was inevitably the epicenter of the development of modern industrial design. This book—the fourth volume in the MoMA Design Series, featuring works in the Museum's extraordinary design >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707810
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Flexi, 8.25 x 8.5 in. / 144 pgs / 105 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2010 Not available


Buckminster Fuller: Dymaxion Car
Edited by Hsiao-Yun Chu, David Jenkins. Text by Jonathan Glancey, Norman Foster. In 1933, the visionary architect, engineer and designer Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) built a car that was at that time the world's most fuel-efficient car. The Dymaxion Car ran on 35 miles per gallon, while every >>more

Ivorypress
ISBN 9780956433930
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 10.25 in. / 224 pgs / 111 color / 135 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Not available


Cantilever Tables
Artwork by Peter Smithson. Photographs by Karl Unglaub. The beginnings of modern architecture in the twentieth century were embodied by the cantilevered armchair, a chair that offered a new, more comfortable way of sitting. The cantilevered table came next, and it is equally >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883756929
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 SDNR30
Hardcover, 8.25 x 8.25 in. / 72 pgs / 72 color.
Pub Date: 08/02/2003 Not available


Carlo Scarpa Sandro Bagnoli
Edited by Sandro Bagnoli, Alba Di Lieto. Text by Tobia Scarpa, Paola Marini, Margherita Guccione, Elena Tinacci, Alberto Bassi, Sandro Bagnoli, Elena Brigi, Alba Di Lieto, Andrea Masciantonio, Ketty Bertolaso, Rita El Asmar. Carlo Scarpa Sandro Bagnoli reconstructs and expands upon the special relationship between one of the major architects of the twentieth century and a visionary entrepreneur. Though Carlo Scarpa (1906–1978) collaborated only rarely, when furniture producer >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836628162
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 11.5 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 165 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Not available


Every Room Tells A Story
Edited by Joseph Holtzman. Introduction by Matthew Stadler. Text by Carl Skoggard. Every Room Tells a Story offers the most interesting and provocative interiors published to date in the first 12 issues of the widely acclaimed interiors and design magazine, nest. Called, among other things, "Homes and >>more

D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN 9781891024283
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 12 in. / 208 pgs / 150 color / 50 b&w
Pub Date: 09/02/2001 Not available


Flying Furniture
Artwork by El Lissitzky, Peter Smithson. Contributions by Stefan Wewerka, Axel Bruchauser, Mies van der Rohe. Text by Alison Smithson. The artist and architect Peter Smithson is one of the best-informed and insightful critics of Modernist and Postmodernist architecture. In Flying Furniture he sheds light on the construction of furniture, particularly mobile furniture, which has >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783883754055
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 SDNR30
Paperback, 9 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 126 color / 124 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Not available


Formless Furniture
Edited by Peter Noever. Text by Dietmar Rübel, Sebastian Hackenschmidt. In the mid-1960s, artists like Robert Morris, Joseph Beuys, Michelangelo Pistoletto and Lynda Benglis began to experiment with formlessness in their materials. The maxim Form follows material, however, was not only proclaimed in the era's >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775722476
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 SDNR30
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 136 pgs / 130 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Not available


Friedrich Kiesler: Designer
Essays by Tulga Beyerle, Harald Krejci, Monika Pessler and Don Quaintance. Previously unpublished material relating to Austro-American artist/architect Friedrich Kiesler's (1890-1965) innovative furniture designs and prototypes from the 1930s and 40s are showcased in this comprehensive volume. Also included are letters, diary entries and photographs that >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775715447
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Hardcover, 8.25 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / 32 color / 68 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/15/2005 Not available


Furniture By Gerkan, Marg And Partner
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Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775707664
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Hardcover, 9.25 x 11.8 in. / 152 pgs / 138 color / 59 b&w
Pub Date: 05/02/1999 Not available


Furniture as Trophy
Edited by Peter Noever. Text by Sebastian Hackenschmidt, August Ruhs, Petra Lange-Berndt, Barbara Plankensteiner, Peter Noever. A gloriously bizarre showcase of indoor eccentricities, Furniture as Trophy unearths the mid-nineteenth-century tradition of “antler furniture,” which incorporates antlers into the design of armchairs, chests, and even fans and chandeliers. >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783941185593
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 120 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Not available


Future Retro
Essay by Frederic A. Sharf. Text by Richard Arbib. These drawings from a private collection showcase the beauty and ingenuity of automobile design, focusing especially on presentation drawings used to showcase concepts, present fun design ideals, or act as selling tools. From preliminary sketches >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466894
US $19.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 11 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 45 color.
Pub Date: 05/15/2005 Not available


Gaetano Pesce: Il Rumore Del Tempo
Edited by Silvana Annicchiarico. Essays by Marco Panara, Aldo Colonetti, Gillo Dorfles, George Beylerian, Benjamin Ivry, Michael Sorkin, et al. As if mimicking Gaetano Pesce's emancipation of objects through design and thought, this monograph features a cover made of pig bristle, coconut fiber, and silicone (cut to mimic Pesce's profile--nose and all); perforated pages that >>more

Charta/Triennale di Milano
ISBN 9788881585199
US $230.00 CAN $280.00 SDNR30
Special bin.din.g, 6 x 13 in. / 240 pgs / 219 color / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/15/2005 Not available


George Nakashima And The Modernist Moment
Essays by Steven Beyer, Matilda McQuaid. Foreword by Bruce Katsiff. With his spiritually-inclined philosophy and his decision to establish his career in rural Pennsylvania, Japanese-American furniture designer George Nakashima has always existed within a mythology of craftsmanship that celebrates regionalism and the handmade. Yet, as >>more

James A. Michener Art Museum
ISBN 9781879636149
US $19.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6 x 9.25 in. / 80 pgs / 40 color / 14 b&w
Pub Date: 02/02/2002 Not available


German Design for Modern Living
Edited by Bernd Polster. German Design for Modern Living provides the first broad overview of Germany's ever-evolving tradition of design excellence, from the nineteenth century to the present, in more than 150 detailed product portraits of furniture, lamps, wallpapers, >>more

DuMont
ISBN 9783832177768
US $44.95 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 9 in. / 572 pgs / 1000 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Not available


Industrial Furniture
Text by Sebastian Hackenschmidt, Martina Kandeler-Fritsch, Monika Wagner. This catalogue looks at a unique and hitherto neglected aspect of furniture design: furniture made by workers and mechanics to serve an industrial function. In their strict orientation towards utility, these simple pieces of industrial >>more

Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869842196
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Flexi, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 128 pgs / 203 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Not available


Italian Design
Text by Giampiero Bosoni, Paola Antonelli. Engaging Italian industry and culture in a single-minded and spontaneous project of national image building, Italy's designers have produced a complete variety of forms--fashion, graphic arts and product and set design--with a unique international resonance. >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707384
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Flexibound, 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 132 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 Not available


Japanese Design
Text by Penny Sparke, Paola Antonelli. The Museum of Modern Art and 5 Continents Editions recently launched this series of books dedicated to industrial and graphic design. Each volume offers an overview of a single country's design achievements and illustrates its >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707391
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Flexi, 8.25 x 8.25 in. / 160 pgs / 105 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2009 Not available


Jean Prouvé
Introduction by Patrick Seguin. Text by Catherine Coley, Françoise-Claire Prodhon, Raymond Guidot, Catherine Drouin-Prouvé. Today the oeuvre of French architect and designer Jean Prouvé is considered essential to the history of twentieth century design. Prouvé's furniture designs were determined by the interior spaces the pieces would inhabit, and they >>more

Galerie Patrick Seguin/Sonnabend Gallery
ISBN 9782909187006
US $250.00 CAN $300.00 TRADE
Slipcased, 2 Volumes, 10 x 12 in. / 648 pgs / 1000 color, 500 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/01/2008 Not available


Kitchen Tools
Text by Claude Lichtenstein, Christof Gassner, Philipp Beyeler.

Kitchen tools-pans, knives, ladles, can openers, garlic presses-are found in every household and are used daily. And yet they receive little attention. After use they vanish into cupboards and drawers. Kitchen Tools: Design by Kuhn >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037782835
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 12.5 in. / 96 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/10/2012 Not available


Lifts In Berlin: 100 Years of History
Contributions by Alfred Englert, Kerstin Englert. >>more

Jovis
ISBN 9783931321963
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 in. / 144 pgs / 140 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/02/1999 Not available


Lightness: The Inevitable Renaissance of Minimum Energy Structures
Text by Adriaan Beukers, Ed van Hinte. This book deals with smart combinations of fibers and plastics--with creating efficient shapes and freezing textiles—using examples found in industrial design, architecture, bridge constructions, sports equipment and vehicle technology. Among them are a small airplane, >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064505607
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 192 pgs / 30 color / 250 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Not available


Linoleum: History, Design, Architecture
Edited by Gerhard Kaldewei. Essays by Nils Aschenbeck, Julia Franke, Gustav Gericke, Wolfgang Kermer, Andrea Tietze, Torsten Ziegler. What is the secret connection between linoleum and the 20th century avant-garde? What would the homes of the Bauhaus designers and other modernists be without it? This new publication explores the eventful and fascinating history >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775709903
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 160 pgs / 126 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/2001 Not available


Low Cost Design Volume 2
Text by Daniele Pario Perra, Lucia Babina, Pier Francesco Frillici, Emiliano Gandolfi, Christrina Kreps, Francesco Morace, Renzo di Renzo, Luca Villa. Low Cost Design is based on the principle that the most innovative design ideas are not necessarily the ones passing through the patent offices, architectural and design studios or the computers of multinational companies; on >>more

Silvana Editorale
ISBN 9788836620517
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Flexi, 8.75 x 11 in. / 216 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Not available


Ludovica & Roberto Palomba: Bathrooms From Inspiration to Lifestyle
Text by Nasir Kassamali, Frank Reinhardt, Francesco Zurlo, Anna Yudina, et al. Ludovica and Roberto Palomba are architects and designers of furniture, lighting and kitchen fixtures for such brands as Design Within Reach, Crassevig and Schiffini, but they are best known for their luxurious bathtubs. The Palombas >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775719964
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 SDNR30
Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/01/2007 Not available


Ludwig Mies van der Rohe & Lilly Reich: Furniture and Interiors
Businessman and art collector Hermann Lange kept an especially close friendship with architect Mies van der Rohe and the interior designer Lilly Reich, regularly sharing family, friends and each other's company. Between 1927 and 1930, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775719216
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 86 color / 37 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 Not available


Made in Slums
Photographs by Francesco Giusti, Filippo Romano. Made in Slums, which accompanies an exhibition of the same name curated by Fulvio Irace, focuses on one of the largest slums in the world. This book is the product of a development cooperation project >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875704162
US $32.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Not available


Martí Guixé: Food Designing
Edited by Beppe Finessi. Text by Jeffrey Swartz, Octavi Rofes. Photographs by Inga Knölke. Even food can be a design item. Self-professed "ex-designer" Martí Guixé (born 1964) offers countless whimsical examples: squaring potatoes, building molecular structures with olives and toothpicks and decorating cakes with graphic representations of their contents. >>more

Edizioni Corraini
ISBN 9788875702496
US $47.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 192 pgs / 900 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 Not available


Matteo Thun: The Index Book
As a co-founder of the design group Memphis (with Ettore Sottsass, Andrea Branzi, Aldo Cibic, Michele de Lucchi, and Michael Graves), Italian designer and architect Matteo Thun (born 1952) has been responsible for some of >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775734998
US $70.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 368 pgs / 321 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Not available


Mies and Modern Living
Edited by Helmut Reuter, Birgit Schulte. In 1929 Barcelona was host to the World Arts Fair, an international architecture and design exposition attended by members of the Spanish royalty and many senior European government officials. It was an occasion for cultural >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775722216
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hardback, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Not available


My Toy Airplanes
Edited by Patrick Despature. Foreword by Lucien Baggieri, Paul Lang. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic, turning him and his plane--the Spirit of St. Louis--into instant international celebrities and launching the aviation industry. That same year the >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775730167
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 11.75 x 11.75 in. / 392 pgs / 800 color / DVD (PAL only).
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Not available


Nest: Design for the Interior
Edited by Ingeborg de Roode. Foreword by Gijs van Tuyl. When the Stedelijk Museum put out a call for Dutch design for the interior, seeking items for its renowned permanent collection, it got more than 500 entries. The jury selected 51 designers or studios--94 pieces >>more

nai010 publishers/Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
ISBN 9789056624521
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 54 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Not available


New American Furniture
Artwork by Edward Cooke Jr. Several years ago, 26 prominent studio furniture-makers were asked to design works of furniture based on period pieces in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The result is an explosion of form >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878463152
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 11 in. / 132 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Not available


Oliver Vogt & Hermann Weizenegger: V+W Design Matrix
Preface by Jan Hoet. Essays by Georg-Christof Bertsch, Mel Byars, Hartmut Braun, Victor Margolin, Mathias Remmele, Waltraud Schwab and V»ronique Souben. The young Berlin designers Oliver Vogt and Hermann Weizenegger already enjoy international renown--prototypes of their furniture have made their way to museums including the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Beyond their original products and projects, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775718134
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Paperback, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 256 pgs / 150 color and 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 Not available


On The Table
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Wexner Center for the Arts
ISBN 9781881390206
US $18.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback
Pub Date: 02/02/1999 Not available


Out of the Ordinary: Polish Designers of the 20th Century
Edited by Czeslawa Frejlich. Text by David Crowley. Translated by Søren Gauger. Out of the Ordinary is the first substantial overview of Polish design. It examines the work of 36 key figures, from Stanislaw Wyspianski, the early modernist furniture and interior designer, to Wojciech Wybieralski, one of >>more

Adam Mickiewicz Institute
ISBN 9788360263273
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 390 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Not available


Piero Lissoni
Piero Lissoni (born 1956) has designed kitchens, bathrooms and objects for companies including Alessi, Boffi, Cassina, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Kartell, Knoll, Living Divani, Tecno and Thonet. Lissoni also co-designed this sumptuous volume, in which no >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775724623
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.25 x 11.25 in. / 224 pgs / 137 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2011 Not available


R 20th Century
Edited by Zesty Meyers, Evan Snyderman. Since 2000, R 20th Century Gallery in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York has been host to groundbreaking exhibitions on vintage and contemporary design. Owners Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman founded the gallery in order >>more

R & Company
ISBN 9780970460844
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 12 x 9 in. / 156 pgs / 117 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Not available


Reality Machines
Text by Linda Vlassenrood, Aaron Betsky. Provocative, experimental, conceptual, fresh, dry, minimalist, brazen, and even crass: these were just some of the words used to describe the work of young Dutch designers and artists in the 1990s. Their work was such >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622909
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/02/2003 Not available


Renate Müller: Toys & Design
Foreword by Evan Snyderman. Text by Reinhild Schneider. Made of beige open-weave jute with colored leather accents, Renate Müller's toy animals and shapes are some of the sweetest, most endearing and simply artistic toys that have ever been made. They were conceived in >>more

R & Company/Whitehaus Media
ISBN 9780970460837
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Clth, 11.25 x 8.5 in. / 80 pgs / 40 color / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Not available


Rietveld's Chair: DVD & Book
Text by Marijke Kuper. Film by Lex Reitsma. Rietveld's Chair investigates the genesis and reception of this modern classic. Art historian Marijke Kuper presents new facts and visual materials plus an overview of all known prewar examples of the chair. In the accompanying >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627782
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 7.5 in. / 160 pgs / 50 color / DVD (PAL only).
Pub Date: 05/31/2011 Not available


Rococo
Text by Sarah D. Coffin, Gail S. Davidson, Ellen Lupton, Penelope Hunter-Stiebel. The movement known as Rococo began in eighteenth-century France, and has infused design objects with a sinuous, organic, and sensuous impulse for three centuries. Rococo dominated French design from 1730 to 1765, during the reign >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503914
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 272 pgs / 380 color.
Pub Date: 03/08/2008 Not available


Roy Mcmakin
Artwork by Roy McMakin. Edited by Lisa Mark. Text by Michael Darling. A crafty master craftsman with the heart of a conceptualist, Roy McMakin makes furniture that pokes fun at itself and renovates historic houses to challenge archetypes. A sculptor, conceptual artist, and furniture maker, his clients >>more

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
ISBN 9780914357841
US $24.00 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 7.5 in. / 80 pgs / 96 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Not available


The Aesthetics of the Surface: Original Resopal
Edited by Ingeborg Flagge, Roma Schneider. Since their invention in the early twentieth century, plastic laminates have left their mark in international design. Like Formica in the U.S., the brand name Resopal is practically synonymous with the entire field of laminates >>more

Jovis
ISBN 9783939633044
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Paperback, 9.25 x 12 in. / 200 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2007 Not available


The Furniture of Charles & Ray Eames
Text by Mathias Remmele. The oeuvre of the American designer couple Charles and Ray Eames is extraordinary in its range and diversity. Their groundbreaking furniture designs, which have remained current throughout the decades since their creation, play a central >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936747
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 210 color / 90 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Not available


The Maker's Hand
Essays by Edward S. Cooke, Jr. and Gerald W.R. Ward. To connoisseurs of modern furniture, names such as Wendell Castle, Wharton Esherick, Sam Maloof and George Nakashima are signposts to a revolution in the decorative arts that remains one of the most vital of our >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466627
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/02/2003 Not available


The Modern Japanese Tea Room
By Michael Freeman. The Modern Japanese Tea Room showcases chashitsus, traditional Japanese tea ceremony salons, as reconceived by contemporary architects and designers. The formal tea ceremony developed in the fifteenth century, and its ritual is closely defined, as >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788889431870
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2007 Not available


The New Safari
Edited by Robyn Alexander. Foreword by Liz Morris. Text by Mandy Allen. Introduction by Craig Fraser. In this lavish study of safari chic, stunning photographs of landscapes, lodge architecture and, especially, interior designs span the robust and sensual spectrum of the best-designed safari camps of our time. The text interweaves comments >>more

Exhibitions International
ISBN 9780980265101
US $58.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hardback, 10 x 9.25 in. / 212 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Not available


The Origins Of Things
Edited by Thimo te Duits. In an effort to find the origin of all designed things, this exhibition and publication conduct an international survey of the history of design from William Morris's wallpaper to Rem Koolhaas's Prada store. Through examples >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056623180
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 272 pgs / 135 color / 135 b&w
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Not available


The Uncommon Life Of Common Objects
By Akiko Busch. Edited by Diana Murphy. Foreword by Susan S. Szenasy. Original illustrations by George Skelcher. What makes us love our things? Why do we attach certain sentiments to certain items? How is it that sometimes objects can tell stories more eloquently than people? These are questions explored and answered in >>more

Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781933045061
US $27.50 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Hardcover, 5.25 x 8 in. / 160 pgs / 12 color.
Pub Date: 07/15/2005 Not available


Vidal Sassoon And The Bauhaus
An illustrated discussion on the influence of the Bauhaus on Vidal Sassoon's conception of mass-market hair salons and hair styles. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783893226252
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback
Pub Date: 03/02/1994 Not available


Wilhelm Wagenfeld
Edited by Beate Manske. Essay by Klaus Struve. Wilhelm Wagenfeld was undeniably one of the pioneers of German industrial design. Like no other representative of his craft, he devoted his skill and gift for invention to radically improving industrial mass production and to >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775708869
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 208 pgs / 24 color / 232 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2000 Not available


Workspheres
Edited by Paola Antonelli, Terence Riley. Contributions by Sarah Robins, Michael Brill, Francis Duffy, Bruce Mau. Text by Jim-hee Chang, Christopher Budd, Hui-Chi Chou, Rachaporn Chouchouey, Larry Keeley, Aura Oslapas, Kayoko Ota, John Thackara, Glenn Lowry. In the past, work has shaped the way we live. In the near future, the way we live may shape the way we work. Workspheres creatively confronts the design demands of the ever-evolving contemporary work >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870700132
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 9.25 x 10.5 in. / 224 pgs / 262 color / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 Not available




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