April 2018 (53)

Flipping Pages

ISBN: 9781584236795

Publisher: Gingko Press

Exploring layout design from the inside out, Flipping Pages offers an insightful look at what makes book design really sing. This useful book opens with its mos...


Exploring layout design from the inside out, Flipping Pages offers an insightful look at what makes book design really sing. This useful book opens with its most practical chapter - Laid Out for all to See. Herein, the elements of an optimal layout design; from symmetry to composition, the use grids and paragraph rules, and best practices for production ready files are explained in great detail. The book then moves on to provide ample material designers can draw on for inspiration. These showcase sections of top-notch layout examples are offered both with and without overlaying grid systems. Finally, the book offers a glossary of terms followed by binding, folding and paper size resources.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 210 x 340 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2018


$110.00
Fiesta

ISBN: 9788416851362

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Promo Press

Fiesta: The Branding and Identity of Festivals is a compilation of remarkable branding designs and campaigns for a variety of renowned festivals from around the...


Fiesta: The Branding and Identity of Festivals is a compilation of remarkable branding designs and campaigns for a variety of renowned festivals from around the world. The festivals examined span the worlds of music, cinema, design, gastronomy, culture, and art. The identity and communication campaign strategies deployed by festivals encompass an endless array of design techniques, from graphic elements such as logos, posters, web pages, advertisements, mobile apps, tickets, and wristbands to collectible items like T-shirts, bags, and cups. This volume will inspire and serve as a useful tool for graphic designers and branding agencies that seek to handle challenging and wide-ranging festival projects with the highest degree of creativity and imagination, as well as for festival organizers and anyone interested in visual culture in general. The events featured, which include Flow Festival, Green Film Fest, ADC Awards, Forward Design Festival, and Barcelona Design Week, show that the success of a festival has a close connection to its tailor-made branding and design and that no matter what the subject of the festival is, it is essential to have a coherent identity strategy.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 26-04-2018


$125.00
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50 Impressionist Paintings You Should Know

ISBN: 9783791384436

Author: Ines Janet Engelmann    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

No artistic education is complete without a healthy dose of Impressionism. Here fifty of the most important works from the early nineteenth through the early tw...


No artistic education is complete without a healthy dose of Impressionism. Here fifty of the most important works from the early nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries are gorgeously reproduced, including the best of Monet, Degas, van Gogh, Renoir, Cézanne, Cassatt, Manet, Seurat, and Pisarro. Each piece is given a brief overview establishing its place in the Impressionist pantheon as well as in its artist's oeuvre. An introductory text explains the Impressionistic style, tracing the movement's development, while an appendix offers biographies of the artists. The result is a veritable tour on Impressionism, offering an enjoyable and practical art history lesson that everyone can enjoy.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 193 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 01-04-2018


$45.00
50 Contemporary Artists You Should Know

ISBN: 9783791384429

Authors: Christiane Weidemann, Brad Finger    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

This survey of great contemporary artists is the perfect introduction to the exciting world of art today. Artists working after the Second World War faced a con...


This survey of great contemporary artists is the perfect introduction to the exciting world of art today. Artists working after the Second World War faced a confounding array of challenges, as stylistic barriers were broken, technology advanced, and issues of sexuality and race came to the forefront. From painters and photographers to sculptors and performance artists, fifty of the most influential contemporary artists are profiled in this colorful and engaging book that traces the various artistic movements and radical changes of the second half of the twentieth and early twentyfirst centuries. Presented chronologically, each artist is featured in 2 or 4-page spreads that include brilliant reproductions of their most important works, an illuminating biography, key dates in their career, and informative background on major developments in the art world. Throughout the volume a timeline places each artist within the context of contemporary art. As diverse and inspiring as the artists themselves, this book is a voyage of discovery into art's cutting edge.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 193 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 01-04-2018


$45.00
52 Things to Do While You Poo - The Sports Edition

ISBN: 9781786852687

Author: Hugh Jassburn    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Any true fan knows that the porcelain umpire’s chair is an ideal place to put your sporting knowledge to the test. This compendium of fun activities and quiz ...


Any true fan knows that the porcelain umpire’s chair is an ideal place to put your sporting knowledge to the test. This compendium of fun activities and quiz questions will have you spotting the difference at Wembley, finding a lost helmet at Lord’s, and going for gold in Olympic omniscience.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 112


Dimensions: 146 x 146 mm


Publication Date: 09-04-2018


$22.99
Travel Hacks

ISBN: 9781786852717

Author: Dan Marshall    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Have you ever wondered if there is a way to stop airport staff from flinging your luggage around like a Frisbee? Do you wish there was a way to relax on the bea...


Have you ever wondered if there is a way to stop airport staff from flinging your luggage around like a Frisbee? Do you wish there was a way to relax on the beach without getting sandy? Are you keen to discover ingenious ways to make your trip unforgettable without it costing an arm and a leg? Travel Hacks is your handy guide to making your trips that little bit easier, whether you are jetting off for a week or a year. This fully illustrated manual covers everything from maximising space in your suitcase to keeping mosquitoes at bay, and much, much more.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 125 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 09-04-2018


Tags: April 2018   Humour & Gift   Travel
$27.99
For The Love Of Books

ISBN: 9781786852700

Author: Graham Tarrant    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Do you know… Which famous author died of caffeine poisoning? Why Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was banned in China? Who was the first British writer to w...


Do you know… Which famous author died of caffeine poisoning? Why Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was banned in China? Who was the first British writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature? Banned books, feuding authors, literary felons, rejected masterpieces – it’s all in these pages, along with tips for aspiring writers and lists of the most iconic works. A treasure trove of compelling facts, riveting anecdotes and extraordinary characters, this is every book-lover’s dream: a book about books and the people who write them. Read on!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 135 x 204 mm


Publication Date: 09-04-2018


$27.99
Words From The Garden

ISBN: 9781786854896

Author: Isobel Carlson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

‘The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.’ Thomas Moore This beautiful collection of poetry and prose through the seasons rhapsodises on the spec...


‘The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.’ Thomas Moore This beautiful collection of poetry and prose through the seasons rhapsodises on the spectacle of colour and everything green and flourishing in the garden. The perfect book for a moment’s reflection, whether you are cooped up on a rainy day in your potting shed or admiring the fruits of your labour on a sunny evening from the pergola.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 111 x 154 mm


Publication Date: 09-04-2018


$22.99
Always and Forever

ISBN: 9781786852724

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

The highest happiness on earth is marriage. William Lyon Phelps This precious little book of quotes is studded with gems of wisdom about love, marriage and wha...


The highest happiness on earth is marriage. William Lyon Phelps This precious little book of quotes is studded with gems of wisdom about love, marriage and what it means to find your perfect someone.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 09-04-2018


$19.99
Top Tips For Weddings

ISBN: 9781786854926

Author: Vicky Edwards    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

There’s a lot to think about between the moment you say ‘Yes!’ and the moment you say ‘I do’. With advice on everything from picking the ideal venue t...


There’s a lot to think about between the moment you say ‘Yes!’ and the moment you say ‘I do’. With advice on everything from picking the ideal venue to creative ideas for your wedding cake, this little book is the perfect companion to planning the wedding of your dreams.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 09-04-2018


$19.99
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