Architecture & Design (389)

Hideouts: Grand Vacations in Tiny Getaways

ISBN: 9783899556551

Publisher: Gestalten

The way we travel has changed. We no longer want a generic, one-size-fits-all vacation: We want to explore on our own terms and immerse ourselves in local cultu...


The way we travel has changed. We no longer want a generic, one-size-fits-all vacation: We want to explore on our own terms and immerse ourselves in local culture. Simply witnessing nature is no longer enough―we want to live in it. A fusion of glamour and camping, Hideouts will guide you to experience the most awe-inspiring locales around the world. Across the globe, you'll find incredible destinations, each offering their own unique advantages. You can wake up in a yurt on a mountain top, reside in the forest canopy in a treehouse, or take in incredible panoramic views in an eco-lodge―and that's just to name a few. Explore the most amazing glamping destinations in our new title Hideouts.


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 31-05-2018


$120.00
The Monocle Guide to Building Better Cities

ISBN: 9783899555035

Author: Monocle    Publisher: Gestalten

In this joyful new book Monocle unpacks what makes a great city, whether you’re looking for a new place to call home or need help fixing your own. How do we m...


In this joyful new book Monocle unpacks what makes a great city, whether you’re looking for a new place to call home or need help fixing your own. How do we make better cities – places that work for people of all ages and backgrounds? How do we make cities that provide the obvious essentials – great transport, good places to work – as well as the softer elements that truly deliver quality of life, from urban swimming pools to rooftop clubs? Since its launch in 2007, Monocle has been passionate about making better places to live. Every year it publishes a Quality of Life Survey, which names the top 25 cities to call home. In addition, across the issues, it has interviewed the best mayors, looked at the metropolises putting pedestrians first and met the people creating the best parks, both pocket and grand. Discover how you too can have a High Line, create the most covetable housing or turn a dirty river into a summer asset. Packed with great images and intriguing reports, this is a book that takes the urbanism debate away from city hall and explains what’s needed in ways that will inspire us all.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 338


Dimensions: 200 x 265 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2018


$135.00
New Media Installation

ISBN: 9781584237181

Author: Sandu Publications    Publisher: Gingko Press

Recent innovations in access to technology have led to an explosion in the number and variety of interactive art installations. Art pieces that would have been ...


Recent innovations in access to technology have led to an explosion in the number and variety of interactive art installations. Art pieces that would have been inconceivable twenty years ago are now popping up in galleries and public spaces around the world, expanding the range of human experience in mind-boggling ways. New Media Installation offers a fascinating look into the world of technology-based art installations, with a global selection of artists and works. Interactive installations respond to the viewer’s voice, touch and proximity, while non-interactive pieces create otherworldly objects and environments for viewers to explore from all angles. Gorgeous photographs capture the size and scale of more than ninety installation pieces that combine light, motion, space and code to create singular experiences.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 286 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2018


$100.00
Modern Spaces

ISBN: 9783791384689

Author: Nicolas Grospierre    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

In Modern Forms, Nicolas Grospierre traveled the globe to sample the best modernist buildings from the 20th century. Now, he takes his camera indoors to show ho...


In Modern Forms, Nicolas Grospierre traveled the globe to sample the best modernist buildings from the 20th century. Now, he takes his camera indoors to show how modernist ideas are manifested within the walls of buildings both famous and obscure. Rather than a chronological or geographical tour, these photographs are organized in a visual flow, that allows readers to appreciate similar characteristics in interiors that would normally never be grouped together. Shot in the same distinctive and striking manner as his previous book, these images reveal the forms that define modernism. Built with forward-looking, Utopian ideals, decades later, they exist in a startling range of conditions, from dazzling to downtrodden. Through the visual flow of the book, readers can make connections between a private residence in Sri Lanka, a stairway at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Brasilia, a cinema in Bangkok, a bus station waiting room in Odessa, and the vaults of a bank on Wall Street, New York. Responding to our desires to categorize and catalog, this photographic journey crosses spatial and cultural borders to tell the story of modern architecture.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 240 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 14-09-2018


$95.00
Great English Interiors

ISBN: 9783791381985

Author: Derry Moore    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Famed photographer Derry Moore and renowned interior designer David Mlinaric offer a panoramic tour inside some of Britain’s finest manor houses, halls, castl...


Famed photographer Derry Moore and renowned interior designer David Mlinaric offer a panoramic tour inside some of Britain’s finest manor houses, halls, castles, and public buildings. Bridging five centuries, this lavishly illustrated book looks at houses such as Haddon Hall, Chastleton, and Knole, each with superb examples of Tudor and Stuart interiors. Including Houghton Hall from the 18th century and Waddesdon Manor from the 19th century, the book continues into the 20th century to feature the homes of such influential figures as Nancy Lancaster, Pauline de Rothschild, and David Hicks, guiding readers through the finest examples of English interior design. The work of British masters including Inigo Jones, William Kent, and Robert Adam is beautifully portrayed in striking photographs while complementary essays enlighten readers on the events and personalities that lend each site cultural significance. Anglophiles, armchair tourists, and lovers of grand interiors will enjoy these gorgeous photographs while discovering more about the designers, architects, and trends that have made British style so alluring and enduring over the centuries.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 280 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 10-09-2018


$120.00
Stand For All Time

ISBN: 9780473450755

Author: Anna Rogers    Publisher: Friends of The Nurses Memorial Chapel

Among the thousands of New Zealand deaths in the First World War, the 32 caused by the 1915 sinking of the Marquette were particularly poignant, shocking – an...


Among the thousands of New Zealand deaths in the First World War, the 32 caused by the 1915 sinking of the Marquette were particularly poignant, shocking – and scandalous. Along with a British ammunition column, No. 1 New Zealand Stationary Hospital sailed from Egypt bound for Salonika on 19 October. Not marked as a hospital ship and therefore vulnerable to German U-boat attack, the Marquette was torpedoed in the Aegean Sea on the morning of 23 October. Ten New Zealand nurses and 22 mostly Medical Corps men died. Several more were injured, some severely. And the disaster was entirely avoidable: medical personnel should never have been onboard. The Nurses’ Memorial Chapel in Christchurch honours the three local nurses who were lost in the sinking. It is the country’s first hospital chapel and its only memorial chapel to women who perished in all wars or in the 1918 influenza epidemic. It is thought to be the only purpose-built hospital chapel in the world that commemorates nurses who died in the Great War. Yet this lovely building was twice threatened with demolition in the 20th century and only survived thanks to a passionate, hard-fought campaign. Then came bad damage in the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010–11, followed by superb restoration and reopening in 2018. This vivid, compelling and attractive book tells the story of the Marquette sinking, and the scandal surrounding it, and of the creation of the chapel and the challenges it has faced. It will help to ensure that tragedy of the Marquette, the names of those who died and the special building that honours them, will never be forgotten but stand for all time.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 136


Dimensions: 210 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 28-10-2018


$49.95
Interior Design Review : Best Interior Design On The Planet

ISBN: 9783961710973

Author: Tatjana Seel    Publisher: TeNeues

Living in Style Best Interior Design on the Planet is more diverse than ever, a lavishly-illustrated interior book featuring the 50 most prestigious visionaries...


Living in Style Best Interior Design on the Planet is more diverse than ever, a lavishly-illustrated interior book featuring the 50 most prestigious visionaries in the design landscape. Informative interviews and portraits of influential designers and abundant interior inspiration and ideas. Featured projects selected in collaboration with a high-profile team of experts in the design community. A source of inspiration, visually stunning, and always at the forefront of contemporary design, the teNeues Living in Style series of books captivate all interiors enthusiasts—from personal hobbyists and novice decorators to experienced interior design professionals. A home is not only a refuge, but also an expression of personal style—be it strict minimalism, elegant opulence, or a pastiche of different cultures, Living in Style Best Interior Design on the Planet presents the unique furnishing and décor concepts of 50 handpicked interior design experts. The volume brings together for the first time the most prestigious designers as well as leading interiors companies from across the continent. From elaborate and all-encompassing refurbishment projects to transformative home improvements and custom material and color combinations, this richly-illustrated book showcases a breadth of living styles, architectural solutions, and innovative interiors ideas. Vivid portraits and interviews reveal the protagonists’ professional practice and philosophy, as well as country-specific interior trends, influences, and preferences.


Bind: hardback


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 21-09-2018


$180.00
Andrew Martin Interior Design Review: Volume 22

ISBN: 9783961711277

Author: Andrew Martin    Publisher: TeNeues

The indispensable reference book from top interior design house, Andrew Martin 500 pages of the latest interior styles and trends, catering to all kinds of tast...


The indispensable reference book from top interior design house, Andrew Martin 500 pages of the latest interior styles and trends, catering to all kinds of tastes Features leading interior designers around the world and the prestigious “Designer of the Year” Andrew Martin’s trusted annual interiors review is here, celebrating the high art of interior design with the same expert and international eye as ever. From clean-line purity to the ultimate homely hygge, Volume 22 of the Interior Design Review book delivers the most renowned, innovative, and exceptional interior design of the last year. “My home is my castle.” For each of us, home is a retreat, a comfort, and a space we delight in designing to our taste and needs. This year, as every year, teNeues delivers fresh interiors inspiration with the 500-page Interior Design Review from leading design house, Andrew Martin. As well as nominating Designer of the Year—the “Oscar of the Design World”—this trusted interiors book presents leading interior designers around the world and their best work from the past year, spanning a thrilling range of interior aesthetics from opulent to minimalist, urban sophisticate to Scandinavian-inspired hygge. Whatever home style you’re after, Interior Design Review promises a true bounty of interiors ideas. Founded in 1978 by Martin Waller, Andrew Martin International is the seal of interiors quality to help you make each space special.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 496


Dimensions: 235 x 317 mm


Publication Date: 05-09-2018


$115.00
Portfolio Design & Self-Promotion

ISBN: 9788416851799

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Promo Press

Designers and students structure their portfolios following their instincts and according to their own professional development. A portfolio principally contain...


Designers and students structure their portfolios following their instincts and according to their own professional development. A portfolio principally contains print designs, which are used to plan, organise and document the designer’s personal experience, work samples and skills. These selections are collective representations, through which designers seek to highlight their best accomplishments for the purposes of appreciation and promotion. This is precisely the object of this unique book: to present a selection of samples of the best works by young designers from all over the world. Fresh, inventive and full of original and ground-breaking ideas that use new materials and experimental techniques, Portfolio Design aims to offer not only visual delights but also invaluable references and solutions for those who are looking for inspiration in producing an eye-catching portfolio of their own.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 285 mm


Publication Date: 22-10-2018


$89.99
The Joyful House

ISBN: 9788862422802

Author: Filippo Bricolo    Publisher: Lettera Ventidue

There is no violence in the architecture of Studio mk27. There is no gravity in their domestic spaces. The projects are a concentration of boundless optimism, c...


There is no violence in the architecture of Studio mk27. There is no gravity in their domestic spaces. The projects are a concentration of boundless optimism, compositional serenity and achieved balance. Any type of brandished intellectualism has been banned from their happy houses. The architecture opens to the inhabitant by means of empathy, proposing order and harmony as the main design principles.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 165 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 28-09-2018


$55.00
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