Interiors, Furniture, and Product Design



Auto Erotica
By Jonny Trunk. Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Bob Stanley.

Over the course of its 240 pages, Auto Erotica covers the gamut of motoring in Britain during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s through rare ephemeral booklets full of unusual graphic ideas and concepts. Their fabulous >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9781916218444
US $34.95 CAN $46.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 8.75 in. / 240 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 09/14/2021 Awaiting stock

Edited by Juliet Kinchin. Text by Paul Galloway, Andrew Gardner, Juliet Kinchin.

Drawing on the wealth of automobile-related design, art and architecture in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Automania takes an in-depth look at an industrial object that changed the world. From its first >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633451278
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 112 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 08/10/2021 Awaiting stock

Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life
Edited by Justin McGuirk. Foreword by Tim Marlow. Text by Glenn Adamson, Jacques Barsac, Tim Benton, Sébastien Cherruet, Jane Hall, Penny Sparke.

From the onset of her career, Charlotte Perriand was a maverick who believed in good design as a force for the betterment of society. Many young designers would be devastated by a rejection from Le >>more

The Design Museum
ISBN 9781872005522
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 304 pgs / 180 color / 120 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/24/2021 Awaiting stock

Cross Cultural Chairs
Edited with text by Matteo Guarnaccia. Text by Tulio Amarante, Ana Elena Mallet, Hisashi Ikai, Ayos Purwoaji, Shell Xu, Spandana Gopal, Alexandra Sankova, Wale Lawal. Interviews with FormaFantasma, Aldo Cibic.

The anatomy of our bodies invites sitting; but do we design seats in the same way? Has our means of sitting been colonized by modern design? And how is the culturally various act of sitting >>more

Onomatopee Projects
ISBN 9789493148451
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 06/01/2021 In stock

Lamborghini with Italy for Italy
Introduction by Davide Rampello and Stefano Guindani.

For this splendid volume, 21 contemporary Italian photographers, each representing their respective regions, have been called upon by Lamborghini to collaborate in this unparalleled project helmed by the world-famous Italian brand. Together with input from >>more

ISBN 9788857244945
US $70.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 248 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 Awaiting stock

Rietveld by the People
Text by Lucas Maassen.

This hands-on workbook playfully explores the tension between originality, imitation and individual taste by delving into Dutch architect and designer Gerrit Rietveld's (1888–1964) design legacy through a selection of five do-it-yourself copies of his iconic >>more

Onomatopee Projects
ISBN 9789493148482
US $18.00 CAN $24.50 TRADE
Pbk, 5.75 x 7.75 in. / 130 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/10/2021 Awaiting stock

The Handbook of Great Italian Perfumery
Edited with text by Marika Vecchiattini.

The human sense of smell has long been associated with its ability to conjure vivid memories and evoke strong emotions. Medieval Italians were among the first in the West to hone this natural sensory predilection >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836647071
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Flexi, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 360 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 04/20/2021 In 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 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

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.

Alexander Girard was one of the most important modern textile artists and interior designers of the 20th century. He combined Pop and Folk art influences to create a colorfully opulent aesthetic language whose impact continues >>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

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

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 Out of stock

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 Editoriale
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 Out of 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

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

Atlas of Furniture Design
Edited with text by Mateo Kries, Jochen Eisenbrand. Text by Alberto Bassi, Fulvio Ferrari, 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 Atlas of Furniture Design is the most comprehensive overview of the history of furniture design ever published. The book documents 1,740 objects by 546 designers and 565 manufacturers, and features more than 2,500 images, >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936990
US $250.00 CAN $350.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 1,028 pgs / 2,852 color.
Pub Date: 12/10/2019 In stock

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

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 Art Cars
Edited with text by Thomas Girst. Text by Claudia Lanfranconi, Eva Karcher, Jürgen Lewandowski, Phil Patton, Lowery Sims, Ulrich Lehmann, Carl Gustav Magnusson, Silke Hohmann, Antonia Niederländer, Iria Candela, Peter Robinson.

Expanding upon the long unavailable 2014 publication of the same name, this book presents 19 artists who have designed BMWs, including John Baldessari, Alexander Calder, Sandro Chia, Ken Done, Olafur Eliasson, Cao Fei, Ernst Fuchs, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775744829
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Slip, hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 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

Beazley Designs of the Year 2018
Edited by Aric Chen. Introduction by Deyan Sudjic.

Now in its 11th year, the Design Museum’s Beazley Designs of the Year showcases the best in design from the past 12 months. From the iconic buildings of the future to the most innovative products >>more

The Design Museum
ISBN 9781872005416
US $19.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.75 x 7 in. / 240 pgs / 144 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

Beazley Designs of the Year 2019
Edited with text by Beatrice Galilee. Introduction by Deyan Sudjic.

Now in its 12th year, the Design Museum’s Beazley Designs of the Year showcases the best in design from the past year. From the iconic buildings of the future to the most innovative products that >>more

The Design Museum
ISBN 9781872005447
US $19.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 240 pgs / 144 color.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In 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: 11/27/2018 Out of stock

Big-Game: Everyday Objects
Introduction by Susanne Hilpert Stuber. Text by Anniina Koivu.

Big-Game is a design studio based in Lausanne, Switzerland, founded in 2004 by Augustin Scott de Martinville, Grégoire Jeanmonod and Elric Petit. Based on a series of interviews with the founders, this book looks at >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786048
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 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

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

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

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

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

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

Edited by Ramón Ubeda. Text by Álvaro Castro, Maria José Ballcells, Santi Barjau, Isabel Campi, Guillem Celada, Daniel Cid, Isabel Del Río, Ana Domínguez, José María Faerna, Albert Fuster, Daniel Giralt-Miracle, Rosina Gómez Baeza, Oriol Pibernat, Mónica Piera, Sofía Rodríguez, Rosalía Torrent, Patricio Sáiz, Carmen Sevilla. Illustrated by Antonio Solaz.

Every chair tells its own story, and all of them fit into this book—even the stories in which design is not overtly the topic at hand. Chairs and artificial intelligence; famous chairs on which Freud, >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417769291
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 232 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2020 In 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 Out of 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

Creatures Made to Measure
Edited by Marta Herford, Tanja Seiner. Text by Elio Caccavale, Roland Nachtigäller, Richard Pell, Tanja Seiner.

Artists and designers such as Marcus Coates, Konstantin Grcic, Susana Soares, Pinar Yoldas, Thalia de Jong, Martin Avila and others imagine life itself—genetic material as a design medium. These artists prod the future of human-animal >>more

ISBN 9783735605283
US $20.00 CAN $29.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 176 pgs / 79 color / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 In stock

Danish Lights: 1920 to Now
By Malene Lytken.

One of the most iconic examples of 20th-century Danish design is the PH lamp, designed by Poul Henningsen in 1925. Combining functionalism with aesthetic innovation, the lamp’s sleek and economical design won a gold medal >>more

Strandberg Publishing
ISBN 9788793604674
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 12 in. / 272 pgs / 240 color / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/28/2020 In 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 Editoriale
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.

When the Bauhaus moved to Dessau, the desk moved with it, landing in the director’s office, where it was used as a demonstration of a vision of a modern office culture. The desk took up >>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

Do It Ourselves
By Jeroen Junte.

In recent years, Dutch design has sharply diverged from its previous course. A generation of designers trained in and shaped by Europe’s crisis years have chosen new values and starting points; the focus is now >>more

nai010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462085206
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 288 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 02/18/2020 In 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

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.

Through models, material studies, prototypes and production examples of the Eames estate held at the Vitra Design Museum, this publication aims to reconstruct the genesis of the most relevant furniture designs by Charles and Ray >>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

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

Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century. Enthusiastic and tireless experimenters, this beloved husband-and-wife duo moved fluidly between the fields of photography, film, architecture, exhibition-making and furniture and >>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

Fashion Work
Edited by Jeppe Ugelvig.

In this unprecedented volume, the New York– and London-based critic and curator Jeppe Ugelvig recounts a little-explored history of art/fashion hybridity through the genre-defying practices of Bernadette Corporation, Susan Cianciolo, BLESS and DIS, exploring their >>more

ISBN 9788862087094
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 05/05/2020 In stock

Fashion, Art & Nature chez Oscar Carvallo
Edited by Hélène Farnault.

Venezuelan haute couture fashion designer Oscar Carvallo, who maintains ateliers in Paris and Miami, is perhaps best known for his work with Carlos Cruz-Diez, a key op artist and color theorist. Carvallo worked with Cruz-Diez >>more

ISBN 9788857242415
US $65.00 CAN $92.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 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

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

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, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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

Fluence: The Continuance of Yohji Yamamoto
Text by Terry Jones, Yoichi Ochiai.

This volume celebrates the creative power and style of the great Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. Shot in sensuous black and white, primarily in Tokyo, these previously unpublished images—by photographer Takay—respond to the iconic black designs >>more

ISBN 9788862087070
US $90.00 CAN $128.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.25 x 13.5 in. / 208 pgs / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/07/2020 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 $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 8.5 in. / 272 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 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 Out of 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

Fredrikson Stallard: Works
Text by Deyan Sudjic, Glenn Adamson, Richard Dyer, Caroline Roux.

Since 1995, Swedish British design duo Patrik Fredrikson (born 1968) and Ian Stallard (born 1973), working together as Fredrikson Stallard, have created works that expand the concept of furniture design. This monograph documents their stunning >>more

ISBN 9788857235226
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 352 pgs / 266 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

Furniture Boom
Text by Lars Dybdahl.

Danish design is central to what has come to be known as the mid-century modern style; its iconic pieces are still considered classics and continue to inspire designers all over the world. But if pieces >>more

Strandberg Publishing
ISBN 9788793604124
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 384 pgs / 193 color / 61 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 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 Out of 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
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

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 Out of 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
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

Hella Jongerius: Interlace, Woven Research
Edited by Guillaume Houzé, François Quintin. Text by Anna Colin, Hans Den Hartog Jager, Alice Rawsthorn, Anne Röhl, Christel Vesters.

Alice Rawsthorn of the New York Times credits Dutch industrial designer Hella Jongerius (born 1963) for “bringing sensuality and sophistication” back to her field. This sensuality is apparent in her curvaceous colorful vases and her >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960987031
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 140 pgs / 59 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Out of stock

Home Stories
Edited with text by Mateo Kries, Jochen Eisenbrand. Contributions by Joseph Grima, Jasper Morrison, Matteo Pirola, Alice Rawsthorn, Timothy Rohan, Penny Sparke, Adam Štcch, and Mark Taylor. Interviews with Nacho Alegre, Charlap Hyman & Herrero, Ilse Crawford, Sevil Peach, et al.

Our homes are an expression of how we want to live; they shape our everyday routines and fundamentally affect our well-being. Interior design for the home sustains a giant global industry and feeds an entire >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852385
US $90.00 CAN $128.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 9.75 in. / 320 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 In stock

Ico Parisi
Edited by Roberta Lietti, Marco Romanelli.

A key protagonist of postwar Italian design alongside his friend Gio Ponti, Parisi defined himself as a renaissance artist interested in all forms of expression, and traversed the realms of architecture, industrial design, painting and >>more

Silvana Editoriale
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 In 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

Italian Olive Oil Tins 1860–1960
Edited by Manuela Guatelli Giamminola, Daniela Lauria. Foreword by Francis Ford Coppola.

Tracing a century-long history of olive-oil tin design from the Guatelli Collection, Italian Olive Oil Tins presents a wealth of lithographed tinplate packaging imagery, revealing a particularly happy marriage of industry and design.

These beautiful tins—from >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836642021
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 10/06/2020 Out of stock

JB Blunk
Edited by Mariah Nielson, Åbäke. Foreword by Mariah Nielson. Text by Lucy R. Lippard, Louise Allison Cort, Fariba Bogzaran, Isamu Noguchi, Alyssa Ballard, Rene Bustamante, Glenn Adamson, Rick Yoshimoto. Interview by Rita Lawrence.

This is the first publication to explore the entire oeuvre of the great American sculptor JB Blunk, with previously unseen examples of his work in stone, clay, painting and jewelry. The design beautifully combines archival >>more

Blunk Books/Dent–de–Leone
ISBN 9781907908552
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 226 pgs / 71 color / 73 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/12/2020 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
US $28.50 CAN $39.00 TRADE
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. His signature style is evident in many of the everyday objects that surround us.His repertoire of essential designs is characterized by simplicity yet >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037784631
US $59.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
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
Pub Date: 05/22/2017 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, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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

Josef Müller-Brockmann: Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways
Text by Andres Janser, Peter Spalinger.

In 1980, the Swiss Federal Railways contracted one of their country’s leading graphic designers, Josef Müller-Brockmann (1914–96), to overhaul the design of their train stations’ signage, a project that resulted in a “visual information system” >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786109
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 222 pgs / 324 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

José Zanine Caldas
Preface by Zesty Meyers. Introduction by Otavio Nazareth, Mina W. Hugerth. Text by Amanda Beatriz Palma de Carvalho, Maria Cecília Loschiavo dos Santos, Lauro Cavalcanti. Photographs by André Nazareth.

One of the most important figures in Brazilian material culture, José Zanine Caldas (1919–2001) left behind a diverse legacy in architecture, design and art. His oeuvre includes maquettes built for architecture, industrial and handcrafted furniture, >>more

Olhares, São Paulo/R & Company, New York
ISBN 9788562114922
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 300 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/11/2020 In stock

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

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

Kenya Hara: Designing Japan

As Art Director for Muji since 2002, Japanese graphic designer Kenya Hara (born 1958) and his aesthetic of pared-back, beautifully functional objects has taken the world by (quiet) storm. With Kenya Hara: Designing Japan, the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786116
US $35.00 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 7.25 in. / 208 pgs / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/29/2019 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

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

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

Living with Charlotte Perriand
Edited by François Laffanour. Text by Cynthia Fleury.

Living with Charlotte Perriand presents a catalog of the great designer’s work, object by object. Her chairs, tables and bookshelves in all their different iterations are seen here both up close and "at home," as >>more

Skira Paris
ISBN 9782370741042
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 352 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 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 Out of 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 Out of 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

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.

A true Renaissance man with a clear, unified aesthetic vision, the Swiss artist, designer, architect and writer Max Bill combined the virtues of homo faber and homo ludens throughout his intensely productive career, launching the >>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

Maxime Guyon: Aircraft
Text by Nicolas Nova.

Combining the imagery of the aviation industry with a fresh take on the conventions of the photography medium, Aircraft: The New Anatomy dissects the components of aerial machinery in an exacting account of aircraft components >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786345
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 126 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 12/15/2020 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 Out of 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

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

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, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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

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

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

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 Desire: Surrealism and Design
Edited by Mateo Kries, Tanja Cunz. Text by Alex Coles, Tanja Cunz, Krzysztof Fijalkowski, Mateo Kries, Claudia Mareis, Vera Sacchetti.

One of the most influential art movements of the 20th century, surrealism expanded our artistic and quotidian reality by drawing upon myths, dreams and the subconscious as sources of artistic inspiration. The movement began in >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852330
US $90.00 CAN $125.00 TRADE
Clth, 7 x 9.5 in. / 380 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In stock

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

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

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

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

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 Out of stock

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 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

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

Posters: The Collection of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum
Text by Roger Mayou, Catherine Burer, Martin Heller.

From its inception in 1863, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent has used posters to spread its messages and values. This volume compiles this graphically singular and historically fascinating collection for the first time.

Whether >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836640843
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 256 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 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

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

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

Edited by Rolf Fehlbaum.

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, these figures of robots (and the occasional astronaut) >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852279
US $215.00 CAN $290.00 SDNR40
Hbk, 12.5 x 19 in. / 276 pgs / 252 color. / USB embedded in spine / Edition of 1,000 signed & numbered
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 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

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 Out of 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. / 304 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 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 Out of 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

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
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

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

Ruth Adler Schnee: Modern Designs for Living
Edited by Andrew Blauvelt, Ian Gabriel Wilson. Foreword by Andrew Blauvelt. Text by Ruth Adler Schnee, Susan Brown, Deborah Lubera Kawsky, Ian Gabriel Wilson.

This monograph presents the work of textile and interior designer Ruth Adler Schnee (b. 1923), still in active practice at age 96, affirming her pivotal role in the development of the modern interior. At the >>more

Cranbrook Art Museum
ISBN 9781733382403
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 11.25 in. / 224 pgs / 230 color / 58 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/07/2020 Out of 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

Satyendra Pakhalé: Culture of Creation
Text by Juhani Pallasmaa, Paola Antonelli, Jacques Barsac, Rene Spitz, Tiziana Proietti, Aric Chen, Stefano Marzano.

Selected as one of L’Uomo Vogue magazine’s 80 most influential creative people, Indian designer Satyendra Pakhalé (born 1967) stands at the intersection of countless design currents, from consumer electronics, transportation and home appliances to furniture, >>more

nai010 Publishers
ISBN 9789462085145
US $80.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 448 pgs / 270 color / 120 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/18/2020 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

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

Sottsass: 700 Drawings
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

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

Space Fantasies 1:1
Edited by Rolf Fehlbaum, Fifo Stricker.

Presented in this oversize publication are 146 aerospace-related toys from the collection of Rolf Fehlbaum, Vitra’s chairman emeritus and the founder of Vitra Design Museum. Toys related to space exploration—rockets, robots and astronaut figurines—exploded in >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852422
US $215.00 CAN $301.00 SDNR40
Hbk, 16.5 x 13.5 in. / 296 pgs / 270 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2020 In stock

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

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

Text by Beppe Finessi.

The masters of Italian design from 1918 to today.

A century of Italian interior design seen through the work of its central figures, from Gio Ponti to Franco Albini, from Carlo Mollino to Luigi Caccia Dominioni, >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788831724845
US $70.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.75 x 8.25 in. / 448 pgs / 1250 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 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

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

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

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 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 Out of stock

The Danish Chair
Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen.

Danish designers are renowned around the world for their beautiful and functional chairs. This substantial new book tells the full story of the Danish chairs that were created during the 20th century.

The Danish Chair: An >>more

Strandberg Publishing
ISBN 9788793604315
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5.75 x 10.5 in. / 336 pgs / 249 color / 46 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 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 Out of stock

The Facit Model
Text by Paul Gangloff, Isabel Mager, Gabriel Maher, Our Polite Society, Mark Owens, SANY.

In Sweden, the Facit brand is as well known as IBM or Olivetti. Based in Atvidaberg, the company produced mechanical calculators, typewriters and office furniture between 1922 and 1998. By the 1970s, the company had >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052863
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 248 pgs / 260 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 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 Out of stock

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

Published on the occasion of the exhibition in Venice, this volume presents over 300 works from the collection of the MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art in Vienna and private collections. It >>more

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 Goddess—La Déesse
By Christian Sumi.

From the moment of its debut in 1955, the Citroën DS was a sensation and a magnet for movie stars, designers, philosophers and politicians alike. No other automobile was able to combine form and technology >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786260
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 232 pgs / 150 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2020 In 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.


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

Edited with text by Robert Stadler. Introduction by Robert Stadler. Contributions by Jay Barber and Edward Osgerby, Jan Boelen, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Commonplace Studio/John Stam and Simon de Bakker, Simon Denny, Rolf Fehlbaum, Eva Franch I Gilabert, Front/Anna Lindgren and Sofia Lagerkvist, Konstantin Grcic, et al.

For the 2018 iteration of Milan Design Week, Vitra presented Typecasting in a former sports hall in the city’s Brera district. Austrian designer and curator Robert Stadler drew on Vitra’s extensive archives and chose a >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852293
US $29.95 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 142 pgs / 150 color / 200 duotone / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 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

Visionaire 66: Ritual

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 and produced by International Flavors & Fragrances and is published in >>more

ISBN 9781941340011
US $1800.00 CAN $2390.00 SDNR20
Boxed, special edition, 6 x 9.5 in. / 3 candles.
Pub Date: 12/06/2016 Out of 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: Scrapbook 1958–1980
Introduction by Evan Snyderman. Text by Alison Castle.

Wendell Castle (1932–2018) is regarded as the father of the American studio movement. His innovative work in stack-laminated wood and gel-coated fiberglass from the ’60s and ’70s is coveted by museums and collectors all over >>more

Damiani/R & Company
ISBN 9788862087162
US $65.00 CAN $92.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 14 in. / 168 pgs / 82 color / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/29/2020 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



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

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 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
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

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

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 Editoriale
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

Ceramic Cosmos Japan
Introduction by Anneliese Crueger, Wulf Crueger. Text by Merle Walter. Photographs by Thomas Naethe. For over three decades, Anneliese and Wulf Crueger have devoted themselves to Japanese ceramics. Their collection also includes works by contemporary studio artists, as well as state-designated Living National Treasures. Ceramic Cosmos Japan presents the >>more

ISBN 9783803033499
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 192 pgs / 420 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 Not available

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 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
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
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

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775707664
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
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

Furniture by Architects
Edited by Petra Hesse, Gabrielle Lueg. Foreword by Petra Hesse. Text by Gabrielle Ammann, Romana Breuer, Gabrielle Lueg, René Spitz, Sofia Wagner. Furniture by Architects surveys the twentieth-century tradition of innovative furniture design by architects, which stems into the present as architects continue to design movable furnishings for their buildings, creating aesthetically unified environments. The book poses >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863351274
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 160 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 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, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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
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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

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

House Proud
Text by Gail S. Davidson, Floramae McCarron-Cates, Charlotte Gere. In the nineteenth century, it became fashionable for aristocratic and upper-class homeowners in Europe to commission watercolor paintings of their domestic interiors and to collect them in albums. House Proud: Nineteenth-century Watercolor Interiors from the >>more

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503907
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 11.5 in. / 160 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2008 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

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 Editoriale
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

Material Change
By Eve Blossom. Foreword by Yves Behar. Material Change shows that there is something going on in design-something powerful. Design can change the world. This new way of thinking is revolutionizing the business of design and the design of business.
Material Change is >>more

Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202455
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Flexi, 7 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 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, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
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

Wexner Center for the Arts
ISBN 9781881390206
US $18.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
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

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 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

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 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

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

Sieger Design
Essay by Christian W. Thomsen. Since Wasmuth's 1994 publication about Dieter Sieger, Sieger Design has developed into one of the largest and most successful design offices in Germany. A family firm now largely in the hands of the founder's sons, >>more

ISBN 9783803032010
US $70.00 CAN $85.00 FLAT40
Hardcover, 9.5 x 13 in. / 400 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/2002 Not available

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 (in Paris), have been collecting lights for 30 years. With an emphasis on Italian and French light design, their collection >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037641996
US $125.00 CAN $150.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 400 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 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, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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

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

The Vitra Schaudepot
Edited by Mateo Kries, Viviane Stappmanns.

Objects shown here include early bentwood furniture, icons of classical modernism by Le Corbusier, Alvar Aalto and Gerrit Rietveld, along with colorful plastic objects from the Pop era and recent designs produced with a 3D >>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 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
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

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

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 Not available


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