December 2016 (57)

Photos That Changed The World

ISBN: 9783791382371

Author: Peter Stepan    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

In lavish two-page spreads, this book presents nearly one hundred of history’s most memorable photographs — from the Wright Brothers’ first flight to the ...


In lavish two-page spreads, this book presents nearly one hundred of history’s most memorable photographs — from the Wright Brothers’ first flight to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech to Nelson Mandela’s release from prison, and from the inauguration of President Barack Obama to the Syrian refugee crisis. The volume features pictures from photography masters such as Lewis Hine, Dorothea Lange, Yousuf Karsh, Diane Arbus, and James Nachtwey, as well as iconic images from lesser-known and unknown photojournalists. Photos that Changed the World has been updated to include indelible images of the most significant recent events. Engaging essays accompany each photograph and tell the story behind each image.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 195 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 20-08-2016


$45.00
Upcyclist

ISBN: 9783791349503

Author: Antonia Edwards    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Upcycling goes upscale in this beautiful, elegant, and global collection that showcases what today’s designers are creating out of yesterday’s materials. Up...


Upcycling goes upscale in this beautiful, elegant, and global collection that showcases what today’s designers are creating out of yesterday’s materials. Upcycling is the process of transforming seemingly low value items into something new. Today’s upcyclists are creating stunning furniture, lighting, and art objects that combine values of superb craftsmanship and design with ideas of how “waste” can be both inspiring and informing. While the environmental and financial benefits of upcycling are readily acknowledged in Upcyclist: Reclaimed and Remade Furniture, Lighting and Interiors, the designers and makers profiled show how the practice can result in pieces that are as aesthetically exciting as anything created using only raw materials. Based on the author’s popular website, this book features hundreds of creations from an international collection of today’s most exciting designers. It is organized by material, with chapters dedicated to wood, metal, glass and ceramics, textiles, plastic, paper, and mixed media. Reclaimed tree branches and barn doors are transformed into exquisite pieces of furniture; bicycle chains into chandeliers; t-shirts into rugs; saris into upholstery. Filled with an enormous range of materials and objects, this unique book will inspire any designer or design-conscious consumer to incorporate upcycling into their creative practice or interior design projects.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 270 mm


$95.00
Impressionism

ISBN: 9783791349787

Author: Norbert Wolf    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

One of the art world's most recognisable and popular styles, Impressionism is also one of the most complex. In this sumptuous overview Norbert Wolf lends his at...


One of the art world's most recognisable and popular styles, Impressionism is also one of the most complex. In this sumptuous overview Norbert Wolf lends his attention to all aspects of Impressionism: its historical precursors, contemporary rivals and the movements it inspired. Over 200 large format reproductions of entire works and highlighted details introduce readers to the Impressionists' aesthetics and techniques. Wolf draws insightful parallels between these paintings and other contemporary works of music, photography, and literature. Tracing the movement's expansion from France to the rest of Europe and North America, this volume shines a spotlight on the main protagonists not only highlighting the French pioneers--Claude Monet, Gustave Caillebotte, Edouard Manet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, and others--but also Max Liebermann, Lovis Corinth, John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, and James McNeill Whistler, to name a few. As luxurious as it is authoritative, this wide-ranging investigation of a momentous period in art history reveals works and ideas that will surprise even the most seasoned aficionado.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 272


Dimensions: 280 x 340 mm


$160.00
The Mix

ISBN: 9783832733810

Author: Liora Bels    Publisher: TeNeues

Living a balanced way of life is about the combination of eating whole, delicious foods that are nourishing and energizing, taking care of yourself and others a...


Living a balanced way of life is about the combination of eating whole, delicious foods that are nourishing and energizing, taking care of yourself and others and about the sustainable coexistence of people and nature. Conscious living is holistic. Liora Bels’ philosophy as a specialist on healthy eating and wholesome living revolves around the positive effects nutrition can have on body and soul and the benefits of a plant-based diet. The Mix offers vibrant, simple, and healthy everyday meals, that are rich in wholesome, natural, fresh ingredients and easy to make. Eating well must not be stressful, but rather a celebration of the goods nature has to offer. You will find scrumptious smoothies, nutritious spreads and dips, tasty soups, bowls, and even sweets and treats. Beautiful imagery allows a glimpse into a holistic lifestyle and Liora’s inspiring sense for aesthetics. The Mix is a treat for the eyes and taste buds and not exclusively for the health-conscious reader.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 190 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 26-08-2016


$69.99
El Celler De Can Roca

ISBN: 9781910690291

Author: Roca Brothers    Publisher: Grub Street

El Celler de Can Roca is the three Michelin starred Catalan restaurant in Spain which was opened in 1986 by the Roca brothers, Joan, Josep and Jordi. In 2015, i...


El Celler de Can Roca is the three Michelin starred Catalan restaurant in Spain which was opened in 1986 by the Roca brothers, Joan, Josep and Jordi. In 2015, it was once again named the best restaurant in the world by the Restaurant magazine. The Times restaurant critic A.A. Gill compared the restaurant to former restaurant El Bulli, which was once ranked as the number one restaurant in the world, saying that it was an ‘outstanding kitchen, and part of the great confident wave of new Spanish food that is complex, technically exhausting, aware of the landscape, history and politics’. The first edition of El Celler de Can Roca The Book was published in Spanish in a giant format weighing an incredible 5 kilos and retailing at 90 euros. This new smaller, redux edition is appearing in English for the first time. An amazing book, this is the definitive work about El Celler de Can Roca. Fully illustrated in colour throughout it gathers the thoughts of writer Josep Maria Fonalleras in ‘A day at El Celler’. Here is the history, philosophy, techniques, values, sources of inspiration, creative processes, of this band of extraordinary chefs with over 90 detailed recipes, and a collection of the 240 most outstanding dishes from the 25-year history of this magnificent restaurant. An open door to the secrets of El Celler de Can Roca, revealed in 16 chapters and organised according to the sources of inspiration that nurture the Roca brothers: Tradition, Memory, Academia, Product, Landscape, Wine, Chromatism, Sweet, Transversal Creation, Perfume, Innovation, Poetry, Freedom, Boldness, Magic, Sense of Humour.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 480


Dimensions: 175 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 10-10-2016


$79.99
The Monet Cookbook : Recipes from Giverny

ISBN: 9783791382883

Author: Florence Gentner    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

It’s well known that Claude Monet was a gourmand as well as an artistic genius. His culinary journals are filled with detailed recipes and notes about what he...


It’s well known that Claude Monet was a gourmand as well as an artistic genius. His culinary journals are filled with detailed recipes and notes about what he ate and with whom he shared his meals. Now, sixty of those recipes are gathered in this elegantly produced book brimming with the colors and flavors of Giverny, France. Each chapter features recipes that were served in Monet’s famed yellow dining room, eaten al fresco in the gardens at Giverny, or at several of the fine restaurants along the Seine in Normandy. Beautiful reproductions of Monet’s art compliment the recipes, along with photographs of the artist enjoying these dishes with his family, friends, and fellow artists. The recipes themselves, selected for their rustic appeal and use of only the freshest ingredients, range from simple galettes and hearty casseroles to fine soufflés, seafood dishes, and delicious tarts, cakes, and other pastries. A fitting tribute to the painter and his legendary aesthetic, this cookbook is the next best thing to sitting at Monet’s table.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 270 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2016


$79.99
Modern Living : How to Decorate With Style

ISBN: 9783832733735

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

Who hasn’t had that feeling that something needs to change ASAP? And by something, we mean nothing less than our daily environment, the space immediately arou...


Who hasn’t had that feeling that something needs to change ASAP? And by something, we mean nothing less than our daily environment, the space immediately around us—our apartment, condo, or house. The reasons we need a change are legion: we might want to paint the boring white kitchen walls a more interesting color, or get frustrated at all the time we spend burrowing around in the back of the closet looking for something to wear. Or maybe there’s no storage in the bathroom, so what should we do with all of the towels and shower supplies? Now you can get all the help you need from a professional. Interior designer Fay Markopoulou develops customized solutions for her clients that re-define how space is used and take maximum advantage of available options. Using easy to understand do-it-yourself projects, Modern Living – How to Decorate with Style shows how investing just a little time and money can make a big splash in your home. Working on your own, you can give your home a facelift that will make it even more comfortable and beautiful.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2016


$89.99
Modern Living Scandinavian Style

ISBN: 9783832734183

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

Decorating an interior―one that is simple, functional, cosy and calm, with no piece of furniture unloved or overlooked―is a tall order. It should be conveni...


Decorating an interior―one that is simple, functional, cosy and calm, with no piece of furniture unloved or overlooked―is a tall order. It should be convenient, space-saving and beautifully put together so that it enhances the chores of everyday life, whilst looking good too. What is it about Scandinavian design that does this so well? In Modern Living Scandinavian Style, design writer Claire Bingham escapes to the Nordic nations with this inspiring and practical guide to creating feel-good interiors that are pared-back yet characterful. But it’s also a book full of practical tips―including easy updates and decorating solutions for the homemaker wanting to make their space brighter and better. Want to know how to achieve an elegant limewood floor? This book shows you how. Each chapter explores the design ideas and pieces that make up every room, revealing decorating secrets to recreate Nordic chic. Inspired by modern and classic Scandinavian design, learn how to introduce a dash of Scandi into your home. The effortless and timeless Scandinavian look will never go out of style.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2016


$89.99
The Classic Cars Book (small edition)

ISBN: 9783832733858

Author: Rene Staud    Publisher: TeNeues

New additions to the automotive market are judged primarily by efficiency or fuel consumption. Things are quite different for historical cars. Major car shows, ...


New additions to the automotive market are judged primarily by efficiency or fuel consumption. Things are quite different for historical cars. Major car shows, from Pebble Beach to Villa d’Este, feature classic cars, which, although they may not achieve top marks in the wind tunnel, have a timeless elegance that makes the hearts of all aficionados skip a beat. The photographer Ansel Adams, who was an honorary judge at Pebble Beach, once de- fined them as follows: “The type of vehicle I would like to be buried in.” From the Maserati Ghibli to the Ford Thunderbird, René Staud has shot automotive classics in settings ranging from the subtle to the spectacular. As co-organizer and head of the Car Selection Committee for Schloss Bensberg Classics, Jürgen Lewandowski provides authoritative texts. The Classic Cars Book conveys a real passion for these spectacular vehicles, appealing to existing fans and those yet to fall under their spell.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 30-05-2016


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$89.99
Eric Kuster Interior Design

ISBN: 9783832733339

Author: Eric Kuster    Publisher: TeNeues

True beauty is achieved when a great idea collides with exquisite details. This rule is evidenced in the work of international interior designer Eric Kuster. Wh...


True beauty is achieved when a great idea collides with exquisite details. This rule is evidenced in the work of international interior designer Eric Kuster. When entering one of his interiors, you are hit by the initial visual impact. Then, as you spend time in the space, you find yourself in a continual state of discovery, with every subtle touch and nuance becoming clear. In addition to exclusive residences from Curaçao to London, his projects also include yachts and hotels, as well as commercial projects, ranging from legendary Amsterdam club Jimmy Woo to Barcelona’s Camp Nou Stadium. Kuster consistently exceeds the expectations of his clients, who are as picky as they are prominent. He succeeds by ensuring that individual elements are as impeccable as the whole. From every textile to each piece of furniture, and each artwork to every color combination, absolutely nothing is left to chance. Indulge in Interior Design to experience Kuster’s sumptuous environments for yourself and discover unique interior design inspiration. Since establishing his own brand in 1999, ERIC KUSTER has become a world-renowned interior designer who counts many famous names among his clients. He also creates exclusive products, from fragrances to furniture under his Metropolitan Luxury label. And shares his extensive knowledge of design via his bi-annual magazine, Entourage. All of this establishes Eric Kuster as the holistic lifestyle guru. The Dutch native says of his work: “There is a signature, but every project is bespoke like creating a haute couture dress or tailored suit. It has to be the perfect fit. I don’t do copy and paste.”


Bind: hardback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 280 x 360 mm


Publication Date: 11-01-2016


$115.00
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