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A Tribute To Flowers
Fifty percent of the world’s ﬂower species are threatened with extinction. Each year, numerous ﬂowers disappear from the face of the Earth without ever be...
Fifty percent of the world’s ﬂower species are threatened with extinction. Each year, numerous ﬂowers disappear from the face of the Earth without ever being documented. Indeed, many of these natural beauties remain as yet unknown to humankind. Photographer Richard Fischer can be regarded as an ambassador for ﬂowers. For many years, he has staged graceful and endangered ﬂoral specimens in his photo studio, capturing the uniqueness and transience of each ﬂower. In collaboration with the world’s leading botanical gardens, his strikingly original images provide the ﬂowers with an aesthetic framework in which their power of expression and majesty remain intact. Fischer’s precise, yet delicate ﬂoral compositions record the unique color, form, and texture of each ﬂower, while signaling to the extraordinary beauty, diversity, and fragility of the natural world. Fischer’s inimitable ﬂower photographs have bestowed him with exhibitions around the world: at the United Nations in New York, the Palais des Nations in Geneva, and the renowned China Academy of Art in Hangzhou. Richard Fischer prints are much sought after collector’s items in the art photography market and calendars of his ﬂower images appear annually. Now, for the ﬁrst time, Richard Fischer brings together his best pictures spanning 15 years in one ﬂower photo- graphy book, showcasing his artwork and little-known ﬂoral exotica. Throughout the volume, the photographs are accompanied by informative and captivating texts, leading the reader through an unknown and dwindling world of ﬂowers.
Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm
Publication Date: 28-02-2018
Motion Graphics : 100 Design Projects You Can't Miss
Combining artistic expression and design principles with dynamic storytelling, motion graphics—a digital technique that combines the language of traditional g...
Combining artistic expression and design principles with dynamic storytelling, motion graphics—a digital technique that combines the language of traditional graphic design with the creative visual language of film and animation—evoke strong emotions and create a connection between the message and the viewer. Motion Graphics: 100 Design Projects You Can’t Miss brings together outstanding projects by renowned studios from across the globe, including Huge Designs, Imaginary Forces,TROUBLEMAKERS, and Panoply. The striking works presented here are divided into four categories: commercial, cultural, experimental, and title sequences. Motion graphics isn’t a new field, but with innovative technologies, refreshing concepts, and a wide potential for its application, its importance to visual communication is clearly on the rise.
Dimensions: 210 x 280 mm
Publication Date: 20-10-2017
This beautiful and remarkable behind-the-scenes study of dancers, musicians and onlookers offers a social and narrative dimension to the everyday life at the le...
This beautiful and remarkable behind-the-scenes study of dancers, musicians and onlookers offers a social and narrative dimension to the everyday life at the legendary Bolshoi Ballet. “Gusov’s photographs are lightning fissures, apertures, openings. They are neat as the bullet marks made in the moving target of time by a master of the craft, and the weird and hopeless dawn that streams through these tightly clustered pinholes is the light of future.” —Andrei Navrozov Sasha Gusov specializes in portraiture, classical music, ballet and dance photography. He moved to England in 1989, where he got a job with printer Roy Snell who, when not working, allowed him access to the dark room. In 1993 his self-commissioned photographic project Images of the Bolshoi Ballet, published by the British Journal of Photography, earned him international recognition. Gusov’s work has since been widely published throughout the world. Photographic books include 25 years in Photography, 2014; Belarus: Terra Incognita, 2010; Royal Parks, 2011; Locusts, 2008; Italian Carousel, 2003 and Shooting Images, 2001.
Dimensions: 240 x 320 mm
Publication Date: 20-10-2017
Twin Peaks Glorious and Bizarre
This is a book that pays tribute to the mythical Twin Peaks series of the 1990s that revolutionized television and created countless followers. Created by David...
This is a book that pays tribute to the mythical Twin Peaks series of the 1990s that revolutionized television and created countless followers. Created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, we were introduced to Dale Cooper, an eccentric FBI agent addicted to coffee and cake, who had to investigate the murder of a popular girl named Laura Palmer. These geniuses set a precedent in 1990, and twenty-five years later, just as Laura Palmer promises at the end of the second season, they have returned to continue to fascinate the public from that small town called Twin Peaks.
Dimensions: 180 x 230 mm
Publication Date: 20-12-2017
Lettering Through the Creative Process
This is not just another lettering book. At present, this art has been performed for several decades. It enjoys a high level of popularity due to the possibilit...
This is not just another lettering book. At present, this art has been performed for several decades. It enjoys a high level of popularity due to the possibilities, uses, and techniques that give you the opportunity to experience, play, and enjoy while you create. There are more people now than ever who understand its potential and are dedicated to making “letters” full of beauty and individual style. Following the hand of authentic masters of the art of lettering from around the world, you can enter into their fascinating worlds full of unique letters and learn their techniques, tips and tricks from each artist.
Dimensions: 180 x 230 mm
Publication Date: 20-12-2017
Kahlo Coloring Book
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Big art for little hands, these enchanting activity books allow young artists to explore the world's masterpieces on their own terms and with plenty of space to...
Big art for little hands, these enchanting activity books allow young artists to explore the world's masterpieces on their own terms and with plenty of space to color outside the lines.
Dimensions: 280 x 240 mm
Back to the Lab
Independent producers and DJs have been busy creating world class music in bedrooms, kitchens and garages for years. Meanwhile, photographer Raph Rashid has tra...
Independent producers and DJs have been busy creating world class music in bedrooms, kitchens and garages for years. Meanwhile, photographer Raph Rashid has traveled the globe, gaining access to these inner sanctums, one by one. The tremendous variety of set-ups and layouts used by in-home producers is artfully documented in the pages of Back to the Lab. Intimate photos of the creators amongst their instruments, gear, record collections and ephemera offer unprecedented access. Notes about the producers, their environment and “essential” releases round out this love-letter to the underground. Rashid has been checking his list since the publication of his bestselling Behind the Beat, making sure to document the old-school producers he’d missed, meanwhile keeping an eye out for fresh new talent. Featured artists and producers include: Alchemist, Ant, Babu, EL-P, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Jazzy Jeff, Kenny Dope, Lord Finesse, Oh No and many more…
Dimensions: 247 x 247 mm
Publication Date: 01-11-2017
Traveler and photographer Filip Kulisev, MQEP (Master Qualified European Photographer) and FBIPP (Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography) h...
Traveler and photographer Filip Kulisev, MQEP (Master Qualified European Photographer) and FBIPP (Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography) has reworked his photographs of nature scenes over the past decade to make them among the world´s best. Through his photographs, Filip Kulisev seeks to present the diversity and charm of Earth´s four basic climatic zones at different times of the year. These zones also symbolize the four basic elements shaping the nature of our planet since its very beginning. More than 400 photographs taken by Kulisev during his travels highlights the geographical realities about the places he has visited. If you view them with open eyes and an open mind, you will see the symphony of the four elements of our planet, whether standing in front of the blood red, sun-burning fire of Uluru in Australia, before the glacial walls of Svalbard, on the last bit of solid ground before the North Pole, or taking in the rich palette of colors from Indian summer in Maine.
Dimensions: 300 x 320 mm
Publication Date: 30-11-2017
DUE > 31st Jan 2018
From election results to catastrophes to wars to scientific discoveries: the stream of data we are exposed to daily becomes ever more complicated. Infographics ...
From election results to catastrophes to wars to scientific discoveries: the stream of data we are exposed to daily becomes ever more complicated. Infographics help make sense of it, transforming difficult to grasp facts and figures into accessible visualizations. Print media are increasingly making successful use of them. Visual Journalism reveals the masters of this discipline and their finest works. The portraits of studios and individuals within this compendium illustrate how the world of infographics continues to evolve as it informs data and graphic trends. A visual revolution showcases the myriad possibilities of non-verbal communication.
Dimensions: 245 x 330 mm
Publication Date: 10-11-2017
767 Handmade Illustrations
Handmade Illustrations features an outstanding showcase of nearly 800 highly graphic pen and ink illustrations of the talented visual artist Joan Escandell. Con...
Handmade Illustrations features an outstanding showcase of nearly 800 highly graphic pen and ink illustrations of the talented visual artist Joan Escandell. Contemporary yet with a nostalgic retro flavour, this title draws on classic styles from various eras, evoking the particular mood and atmosphere of the old with an intriguing modern twist. This book offers a long-needed new perspective to the world of graphic design and illustration by showing a superb collection of timeless illustrations organized in 10 different thematic: animals, accessories, plants & flowers, furniture, world & people, sports, objects & curious, transportation, food and war. For all those wanting to master the techniques of movement design.
Dimensions: 220 x 210 mm
Publication Date: 17-11-2017