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DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY, CERAMICS, GLASS, TEXTILES

PUBLISHER
Charta

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Paperback, 9.5 x 11 in. / 120 pgs / 164 color.

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Catalog: FALL 2005 p. 58   

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ISBN 9788881585120 TRADE
List Price: $44.95 CDN $55.00

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CHARTA

Dressing Ourselves

Edited by Alessandro Guerriero. Essays by Marco Scotini, Lorenza Pignatti, Fabio Destefani, Paola Nicolin and Riccarda Mandrini.

Conceiving a “self-portrait dress” was the charge given to world-famous architects, designers, musicians and artists by Alessandro Guerriero, and the results were an exercise in cross-genre creativity that would stun a traditional runway front row. A winner of Italy's highest award for industrial design, the Compasso d'Oro, Guerriero received sketches from 30 of the most innovative minds in a variety of fields, then recruited design students from Milan's Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti to realize the fashions. A touring exhibition of the clothes, on view originally at the Triennale di Milano and moving to New York, London and Tokyo, displayed the outfits on glass resin sculptures representing the creator in real scale. There are dresses that evoke memories, dresses using reflective materials that change with the light, dresses that explode in waterfalls of multicolored threads, and dresses that dissolve into invisibility. Among the participants were musicians Antony, the Aluminum Group, Jimi Tenor and Devendra Banhart; architects Johanna Grawunder, Hariri & Hariri, Ettore Sottsass, Peter Wilson and Makoto Sei Watanabe; and artists William Alsop, Meschac Gaba, Choi Jeong-Hwa, Mimmo Paladino and Enrica Borghi.
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DIAMONDS FROM GOLCONDA

SKIRA PARIS

ISBN: 9782370742179
USD $70.00
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Pub Date: 10/8/2024
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Fashioning an Empire

FASHIONING AN EMPIRE

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857251622
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 9/10/2024
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Pennisi Collection

PENNISI COLLECTION

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857251189
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 9/10/2024
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Murano Glass and the Venice Biennale

MURANO GLASS AND THE VENICE BIENNALE

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857252049
USD $80.00
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Pub Date: 9/24/2024
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100 Vases of Italian Design

100 VASES OF ITALIAN DESIGN

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857252674
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 9/10/2024
Forthcoming


David Wiseman: The Four Seasons of Flower Fruit Mountain

DAVID WISEMAN: THE FOUR SEASONS OF FLOWER FRUIT MOUNTAIN

August Editions

ISBN: 9781947359123
USD $50.00
| CAN $71 UK £ 45

Pub Date: 10/15/2024
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Cartier: Islamic Inspiration and Modern Design

CARTIER: ISLAMIC INSPIRATION AND MODERN DESIGN

SKIRA

ISBN: 9782370742353
USD $49.95
| CAN $71.95

Pub Date: 7/23/2024
Forthcoming


NasonMoretti: The History of a Murano Glassworks Family

NASONMORETTI: THE HISTORY OF A MURANO GLASSWORKS FAMILY

Marsilio Arte

ISBN: 9791254631409
USD $45.00
| CAN $65 UK £ 36

Pub Date: 3/19/2024
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Formafantasma: Oltre Terra

FORMAFANTASMA: OLTRE TERRA

Walther König, Köln/The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo

ISBN: 9783753303666
USD $40.00
| CAN $58

Pub Date: 1/9/2024
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Bohemian Glass: The Great Masters

BOHEMIAN GLASS: THE GREAT MASTERS

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857249858
USD $50.00
| CAN $72

Pub Date: 3/5/2024
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Wilmotte / Murano

WILMOTTE / MURANO

SKIRA

ISBN: 9782370742247
USD $50.00
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Pub Date: 3/26/2024
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Threads: Material, Myths & Symbols

THREADS: MATERIAL, MYTHS & SYMBOLS

Walther König, Köln

ISBN: 9783753304953
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 6/18/2024
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