Design Collections and Design Museums



Beazley Designs of the Year 2020
Beazley Designs of the Year 2020
Edited by Emily King. Foreword by Tim Marlow.

Now in its 13th year, the Design Museum’s Beazley Designs of the Year showcases the best in design from the past year, across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport. From the iconic >>more

The Design Museum
ISBN 9781872005508
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 4.75 in. / 240 pgs / 144 color.
Pub Date: 12/22/2020 In stock

Benno Premsela
Benno Premsela
Text by Fredric Baas.

In 2016, the Stedelijk Museum ’s-Hertogenbosch, recently renamed Design Museum Den Bosch, received 280 ceramic objects from the personal collection of Dutch interior designer Benno Premsela (1920–97). This book documents these objects and gives readers >>more

Nai010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462084483
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 100 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock

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

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

Expansive Bodies: Contesting Design at Het Nieuwe Instituut
Expansive Bodies: Contesting Design at Het Nieuwe Instituut
Edited with text by Brendan Cormier.

For eight years, Het Nieuwe Institute, a cultural center in Rotterdam, has been dedicated to the study of architecture, design and digital culture. This book comprises an oral history of the institute as recounted by >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462086654
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 312 pgs / 285 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2022 In stock

Ink Dreams: Selections from the Fondation INK Collection
Ink Dreams: Selections from the Fondation INK Collection
Edited with text and interview by Susanna Ferrell. Text by Britta Erickson, Stephen Little, Einor K. Cervone, Wan Kong, Celia Yang.

Including the work of more than 50 contemporary artists—from Xu Bing and Lin Tianmiao to Lee Ufan and Hiroshi Sugimoto—and featuring artists from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore to South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Europe >>more

DelMonico Books/Los Angeles County Museum of Art
ISBN 9781942884989
US $75.00 CAN $102.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 214 color.
Pub Date: 09/28/2021 In stock

Islamic Metalwork from the Aron Collection
Islamic Metalwork from the Aron Collection
Edited with text by Giovanni Curatola.

The Aron Collection was first introduced to the public in 1986 with the publication of a highly acclaimed catalog featuring a wide variety of Islamic metalwork pieces. This volume presents the second expert curation of >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836646845
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 288 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 11/02/2021 In stock

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

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

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

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

The Future Is Not What It Used to Be
The Future Is Not What It Used to Be
Edited by Zoë Ryan, Meredith Carruthers. Text by Zoë Ryan, et al. Curators Zoë Ryan and Meredith Carruthers use the Istanbul Design Biennial as a forum for posing questions and generating dialogue. This richly illustrated volume presents more than 50 international projects by designers working across disciplines, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775739368
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 7.5 in. / 336 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 In stock



Edited by Lionel Bovier. The École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne (ECAL) has evolved from a regional school into an internationally renowned institution. This success story owes much to ECAL director Pierre Keller, but there is also a diverse team >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905770902
US $49.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardback , 11 x 12.5 in. / 390 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Not available

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

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

Every Thing Design
Every Thing Design
Edited by Christian Brändle, Verena Formanek. Text by Christian Brändle, Glenn Adamson. The great Dutch book designer Irma Boom designed this handsome, hefty gem, which features 700 prints, posters and other objects from the collection of Zurich's Gestaltung Museum. It is a collection renowned worldwide for its >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775723312
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 4.75 x 6 in. / 800 pgs / 600 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 Not available

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

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

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

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


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