Architecture & Design (352)

Copy Paste

ISBN: 9783899556902

Author: Joe la Pompe    Publisher: Gestalten

Books about advertising are, more often than not, supposed to act as sources of inspiration. Copy Paste daringly takes the opposite tack. It is not that the ho...


Books about advertising are, more often than not, supposed to act as sources of inspiration. Copy Paste daringly takes the opposite tack. It is not that the hoards of adverts compiled here are lacking in artistic merit. Au Contraire! The showcased advertisements have been presented at major industry conferences and have won prestigious awards. Another common trait among the campaigns that Copy Paste presents is that all of them are reproductions. Whether that is the result of deliberate plagiarism or unlucky coincidence remains an open question. Copy Paste provides the images and allows the reader to make the judgment call. A visual lesson in originality: selected campaigns possess unique hashtags that allow readers to interact with Joe la Pompe’s extensive research, cast their opinion online, and make their own judgements. Copy Paste, Joe la Pompe’s third book, campaigns for more creativity. Through over six hundred ad campaigns featuring under three hundred original concepts, the volume begs the question: coincidence, phenomenon, or shameless plagiarism? To decide, you will have to read it – at least twice.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 228


Dimensions: 230 x 300 x 23 mm


Publication Date: 23-06-2016


$120.00
Needle Work

ISBN: 9788415829768

Publisher: Monsa

Needle Work: Stitched Illustrations is a lavishly illustrated volume that explores the growing trend in textile-based art and illustration. The works of each fe...


Needle Work: Stitched Illustrations is a lavishly illustrated volume that explores the growing trend in textile-based art and illustration. The works of each featured artist are showcased with full-page illustrations, alongside a brief biography that examines their work, inspiration, and artistic vision.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 180 x 230 x 19 mm


Publication Date: 21-05-2015


$69.99 $24.99
Flat Illustration

ISBN: 9788415829898

Publisher: Monsa

Flat Illustration describes minimalist design that emphasizes usability. It features clean, open space, crisp edges, bright colours and two-dimensional (flat) i...


Flat Illustration describes minimalist design that emphasizes usability. It features clean, open space, crisp edges, bright colours and two-dimensional (flat) illustrations, and takes advantage of a simplified style illustration, where ornamental elements are viewed as unnecessary.Flat Illustration showcases works from great artists such as Dario Genuardi, Mariadiamantes, Miguel Camacho and groovisions. Also included is a brief biography of each featured designers and high resolution images of their final works.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 180 x 230 x 19 mm


$69.99 $24.99
Facades - A Visual Compendium of Modern Architectural Styles

ISBN: 9783791385174

Author: Oscar Riera Oueda    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

This fascinating sourcebook presents the most remarkable, beautiful, and innovative building façades in contemporary architecture. A building’s façade sets ...


This fascinating sourcebook presents the most remarkable, beautiful, and innovative building façades in contemporary architecture. A building’s façade sets the aesthetic tone for its entire design while serving a variety of functions, from regulating light and protecting against the elements to providing insulation for temperature and sound. This absorbing book details hundreds of examples of interesting and progressive façades from around the world. Presented in colorful double-page spreads, each façade is photographed from different angles and includes engaging texts that describe their significance. Readers can learn how traditional mashrabiyas in Abu Dhabi are being engineered to respond to light and to regulate heat, how a hospital in Mexico City has been constructed with “smog-eating” tiles, and how a “bio-adaptive” façade in Germany uses algae to generate energy and provide shade. Informative and accessible, this compendium is a highly useful resource for architects, engineers, and designers.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 448


Dimensions: 185 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 15-03-2019


$110.00
Wooden Houses In Pure Nature

ISBN: 9788417557003

Publisher: Monsa

The new criteria for sustainable housing planning benefit from an inexhaustible source of ideas based on wood due to its versatility. The variety of finishes an...


The new criteria for sustainable housing planning benefit from an inexhaustible source of ideas based on wood due to its versatility. The variety of finishes and the fact that it is easy to recycle, facilitate the construction of masterful designs in places with extreme climates, mountain slopes, rocky terrains or cliffs by the sea.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 170 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 22-03-2019


$49.99
Ricardo Bofill - Visions of Architecture

ISBN: 9783899559408

Author: Ricardo Bofill    Publisher: Gestalten

Poetic spaces, surreal structures and dramatic visions. The extraordinary career of Ricardo Bofill is collected in this monograph, which reveals his inspiring a...


Poetic spaces, surreal structures and dramatic visions. The extraordinary career of Ricardo Bofill is collected in this monograph, which reveals his inspiring approach to architecture, and to life. Ricardo Bofill is one of the 20th century's most unique architects and radical visionaries. With his Taller de Arquitectura he built spaces for everyday life with otherworldly aesthetics, that have been elevated to -iconic status in countless films and images. His visions for urban and communal life -challenged preconceived notions of shared space and proposed alternative styles of living. This monograph explores his revolutionary approach by profiling his greatest projects. Spectacular new photography, texts from experts and from Bofill himself are complemented by working drawings and floor plans. At a time when prevailing styles in architecture are becoming ever more homogenous, Bofill's fantastic creations -satisfy a longing for originality, personality and progressive ideals.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 296


Dimensions: 245 x 330 mm


Publication Date: 22-03-2019


$150.00
Delicious Places

ISBN: 9783899559699

Publisher: Gestalten

Contemporary food goes way beyond avocado and quinoa salads. Delicious Places presents the new wave of cafés, restaurants and entrepreneurs that are writing a ...


Contemporary food goes way beyond avocado and quinoa salads. Delicious Places presents the new wave of cafés, restaurants and entrepreneurs that are writing a fresh chapter on culinary culture. Food culture has come a long way. New restaurants, bars and cafés are born out of fresh ideas that, with a clever twist, lead to an -unprecedented culinary experience that -balances location and concept--and ultimately influences a new world of food. Delicious Places collects the examples that execute the business idea in the best possible way. Single-dish restaurants, traditional -pasticcerias, fisherman cooperatives with the freshest produce or high-end restaurants in the mountains. They offer a unique experience that starts the moment you set foot in the door and spans from the interiors to the branding, and behind the scenes to the supply chains and sustainable procedures. Take a seat at the table and feast your senses one by one--the mind will follow.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 22-03-2019


$115.00
New Architecture Los Angeles

ISBN: 9783791384771

Author: Mike Kelley    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

This exhilarating and richly illustrated guide to Los Angeles’s most exciting new buildings establishes the city as a mecca for forward-thinking and environme...


This exhilarating and richly illustrated guide to Los Angeles’s most exciting new buildings establishes the city as a mecca for forward-thinking and environmentally conscious architecture. Some of the world’s leading architects are making their mark on Los Angeles’s cityscape with exciting and innovative projects. Fifty of the most striking buildings are profiled in this book that features every type of architecture—houses, municipal structures, art museums, office buildings, performance spaces, and houses of worship. Some of the world’s leading design firms, including Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Eric Owen Moss Architects, Selldorf Architects, and wHY Architecture, have contributed to the city’s structural vernacular. While the projects here are as varied as the luminous Walt Disney Concert Hall by Gehry Partners and Bestor Architecture’s compact housing development named “Blackbirds,” each building embraces an unmistakably Californian aesthetic reimagined for a new century. With original photography, this is the first book to focus on the surge of creative building that has taken place in Los Angeles in the new millennium.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 235 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 19-04-2019


$100.00
Bauhaus Journal 1926-1931

ISBN: 9783037785881

Author: Bauhaus    Publisher: Lars Muller Publishers

One hundred years after the founding of Bauhaus, it’s time to revisit bauhaus journal as significant written testimony of this iconic movement of modern art. ...


One hundred years after the founding of Bauhaus, it’s time to revisit bauhaus journal as significant written testimony of this iconic movement of modern art. In this journal, published periodically from 1926 to 1931, the most important voices of the movement are heard: masters of the Bauhaus, among others, Josef Albers, Walter Gropius, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, László Moholy-Nagy, and Oskar Schlemmer, as well as Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Gerrit Rietveld, and many more. They address the developments in and around the Bauhaus, the methods and focal points of their own teaching, and current projects of students and masters. At the time primarily addressed to the members of the “circle of friends of the bauhaus,” the journal published by Gropius and Moholy-Nagy makes tangible the authentic voice of this mouthpiece of the avant-garde. The facsimile reprint is intended to give new impetus to international discussion and research on the Bauhaus, its theories and designs. The exact replica of all individual issues are accompanied by a commentary booklet including an overview of the content, an English translation of all texts, and a scholarly essay which places the journal in its historical context.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 428


Dimensions: 210 x 297 mm


Publication Date: 19-03-2019


$195.00
Designs and Sketches for elBulli

ISBN: 9781911621362

Author: Luki Huber    Publisher: Grub Street

elBulli was undoubtedly the most controversial and experimental 3-star Michelin restaurant in the world and Ferran Adria - the chef who earned elBulli it's worl...


elBulli was undoubtedly the most controversial and experimental 3-star Michelin restaurant in the world and Ferran Adria - the chef who earned elBulli it's worldwide fame - has been acclaimed as the best chef in the world. Ferran and his team at elBulli were the first to employ an industrial designer as part of their creative team. Luki Huber was that industrial designer and he spent from 2002 until 2005 at elBulli working exclusively hand-in-hand with Ferran charged with inventing new `artifacts' used either to prepare, cook, serve or perform Adria's unique culinary techniques. Luki kept all his drawings, sketches and beautiful photographs from this collaboration and they are brought together for the first time in this amazing notebook, with all the explanations of the purpose and stories behind every object. The book has a Prologue and Introduction from Ferran Adria, and is a must for all devotees of this extraordinary chef and his restaurant. Swiss-born Huber was trained at the Lucerne School of Art and Design and at the Escola Massana in Barcelona. He has been living in Spain since 1994, and has collaborated on a regular basis with a range of innovative clients working from the product design studio he created in 1999. The results of his work with elBulli combining the rigors of gourmet cuisine and the innovations of industrial design have been exhibited in the Pompidou Centre in Paris, in the D.Day, le design d'aujourd'hui.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 155 x 215 mm


Publication Date: 31-05-2019


$65.00
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