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Spring 2014 Featured Design & Architecture

Cape Cod Modern Foreword by Kenneth Frampton. Text by Peter McMahon, Christine Cipriani. Photographs by Raimund Koch. In the summer of 1937, Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus and a professor at Harvard’s new Graduate School of Design, rented a house on Planting Island, near the base of Cape Cod. There, he >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202165
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Hbk, 8.75 x 10.25 in. / 272 pgs / 130 color / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting 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
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 300 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting 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
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
1968: Radical Italian Furniture 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 >>more
Deste Foundation/Toilet Paper
ISBN 9786185039042
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Slip, Hbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Quilts and Color Text by Pamela A. Parmal, Jennifer M. Swope. Quilts and Color presents more than 60 graphically bold American quilts from the Pilgrim/Roy Collection, one of the finest and largest collections of quilts in the world. Influenced by twentieth-century art developments such as Abstraction, >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468249
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Clth, 9 x 10 in. / 144 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Holland on Paper Text by Clifford S. Ackley. From the 1890s through the turn of the century, there was a flourishing of new, imaginative art and craft throughout Europe that we now know as Art Nouveau. The Netherlands experienced an inventive variant of >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467990
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Hbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 256 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Mira Cuba: The Cuban Poster Art from 1959 Edited by Luigino Bardellotti, Simona Biolcati, Ivo Boscariol. Introduction by Mario Piazza. Text by Leonardo Padura Fuentes, Pepe Menendez, Niko, Sara Vega, Reynaldo Gonzales, Olivio Martinez, Rafael Morante, Richard Frick. Many eras have passed in Cuba since Fidel Castro took office in 1959 after the Revolution, but the special character of the graphic art spawned in that chaotic, fertile moment has endured, as this volume >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836626991
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Jurriaan Schrofer 1926-1990 By Frederike Huygen. Edited by Jaap van Triest, Karel Martens. The Dutch designer and polymath Jurriaan Schrofer (1926–1990) was one of the defining figures in European graphic design in the 1950s–70s. Working across all genres, from public relations brochures to interior design, and from magazines >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789078088707
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 424 pgs / 1100 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
Wim Crouwel: New Alphabet Edited by Paolo Palma. Preface by Wim Crouwel. Text by Kees Broos, Max Bruinsma, Piet Schrueders. Released in 1967, Wim Crouwel’s New Alphabet was a typeface inspired by the limitations of the data displays of the period. Since it uses only horizontal and vertical strokes, with 45-degree corners--Crouwels wanted to adapt >>more
SHS Publishing
ISBN 9788890759413
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Hbk, 10 x 13.5 in. / 144 pgs / 330 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Paul Smith: You Can Find Inspiration in Everything Edited by Robert Violette. Introduction by William Gibson. Text by Paul Smith, Richard Williams, James Flint, Glen Baxter, Paul Slater, Mick Brownfield, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Semir Zeki, Jim Davies, et al. Paul Smith (born 1946) is a multi-award-winning designer who works in a variety of media and is best known for his menswear collections. This book, one of his most personal and exuberant projects, has been >>more
Violette Editions
ISBN 9781900828444
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Pbk, 8.5 x 10 in. / 312 pgs / 1000 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting 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-p >>more
Arbor Vitae
ISBN 9788026048275
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Hbk, 8.25 x 8 in. / 298 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
The Jewels of Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin Text by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Nonie Gadsden, Elizabeth Irvine Bray, Elizabeth Hamilton, Frederic A. Sharf, Toni Strassler. From the mid-1930s through the 1940s, the collaboration of the American jewelry firm Trabert & Hoeffer with the Parisian house Mauboussin produced some of the most extraordinary high-style jewels of its time. Hollywood stars such >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468119
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Hbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 140 pgs / 30 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting 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
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875703660
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Pbk, 6 x 7.75 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
Office for Visual Interaction: Lighting Design & Process The Office for Visual Interaction (OVI) has created some of the world’s most inventive lighting design, illuminating prominent buildings around the globe. The New York Times building, the United States Air Force Memorial, street lighting >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592566
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Hbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 216 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Active/In stock
The Complete Designers' Lights 1950–1990 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. >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037643563
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Pbk, 8.25 x 9.75 in. / 400 pgs / 613 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
100 Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum Collection Edited and with text by Peter Dunas, Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, Alexander von Vegesack. Text by Mateo Kries, Petra Rohde, Christopher Wilk. The collection of the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, comprises numerous objects and is one of the most significant of its kind. Grouped according to the main themes of technology, construction, reduction, >>more
Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783980407038
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Pbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 270 pgs / 220 color / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
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
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875704162
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/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
Corraini Edizioni
ISBN 9788875703943
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Pbk, 6 x 7.75 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
The Western Town Edited by Alex Lehnerer. Foreword by Robert E. Somol. Text by Jayne Kelley, Alex Lehnerer, Jared Macken, Lorenzo Stieger. The Western town of roughly 1860–90 exists in an ephemeral moment in American history. Always being realized but never really there, these towns vanished entirely from the prairie by the end of the nineteenth century. >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775736596
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Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 176 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 Active/In stock
The Wrong House: The Architecture of Alfred Hitchcock By Steven Jacobs. In this imaginative and scholarly book, Steven Jacobs explores the architectural elements of Alfred Hitchcock’s films and the vital role they played in providing atmosphere and facilitating plot development. Hitchcock famously left nothing to chance, >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080966
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Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 344 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
In the Temple of the Self Edited by Margot Brandlhuber, Michael Buhrs. Text by James Anthony, Margot Brandlhuber, Julius Bryant, Michael Buhrs, Jean-Louis Cohen, Alice Cooney, Ludger Derenthal, Michel Draguet, Hubertus Günther, Hans Ottomeyer, Elizabeth Prettejohn, et al. As treasure troves of creativity, the homes of artists reflect the intellectual worlds of their creators. Starting with the Villa Stuck in Munich--the aesthetic, conceptual cosmos and life’s work of the aristocratic artist Franz von >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775735933
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Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 368 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Et in Suburbia Ego: José Oubrerie’s Miller House Edited and with introduction by Todd Gannon. Text by Michael Cadwell, Melody Farris Jackson, Kenneth Frampton, Douglas Graf, Jeffrey Kipnis, John McMorrough, Mark O’Bryan, José Oubrerie. Completed in 1992 in Lexington, Kentucky, the Miller House stands as architect José Oubrerie’s most notable accomplishment in the United States. Among the last members of Le Corbusier’s Paris atelier, Oubrerie is best known for >>more
Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University
ISBN 9781881390527
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9.5 in. / 278 pgs / 288 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
The Modern House in Denmark Text by Michael Sheridan. The human being was at the center of Danish modernism. Traditional craftsmanship and a high degree of quality influenced both its design and its architecture. Alongside the construction of numerous groundbreaking public buildings, the 1950s >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738033
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Hbk, 9.75 x 10.75 in. / 336 pgs / 491 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Everything Loose Will Land Edited and with preface by Sylvia Lavin, Kimberli Meyer. Text by Alex Kitnick, Margo Handwerker, Peggy Phelan, Susanna Newbury, Simon Sadler. Taking its name from Frank Lloyd Wright’s quip, "Tip the world on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles," this book argues that L.A.’s famous cultural "looseness" permitted exciting developments in art >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869844527
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Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 344 pgs / 120 color / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
Diane Lewis: Open City Edited by Diane Lewis. Text by Mack Scogin, Lebbeus Woods, Francesco Pellizzi, Peter Schubert, Daniel Sherer, Anthony Vidler. Open City is an anthology of studio projects by students of the acclaimed architect Diane Lewis. The drawings and models are accompanied by essays on the city as a work of architecture and art, by >>more
Charta
ISBN 9788881588824
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Pbk, 10.75 x 14.5 in. / 208 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Green Dream Text by Winy Maas, Pirjo Haikola, Ulf Hackauf, John Thackara. Green Dream investigates what "green" means in practical terms for design, architecture and urbanism. Led by The Why Factory, the urbanist thinktank headed by Winy Maas, experts in the field debate what is currently considered >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056628628
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 406 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Alex Wollner: Brasil Design Visual Edited by Klaus Klemp, Julia Koch, Matthias Wagner K. Foreword by Antonio Grassi, Marta Suplicy, Matthias Wagner K. Text by Klaus Klemp, Julia Koch, Malou von Muralt, René Spitz, André Stolarski, Alexandre Wollner. Alexandre Wollner (born 1928) is one of the most important and successful graphic designers of the second half of the twentieth century. He played a prominent role in the artistic, cultural and economic foundation of >>more
Wasmuth
ISBN 9783803032140
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Hbk, 10.5 x 10.25 in. / 324 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Active/In stock
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