May / June 2020 (93)

Contemporary Green Renovation : A&D series

ISBN: 9788415223511

Publisher: Monsa

This is a superbly illustrated look at the ways contemporary architects and designers tackle the challenges of sustainability. "Contemporary Green Renovations" ...


This is a superbly illustrated look at the ways contemporary architects and designers tackle the challenges of sustainability. "Contemporary Green Renovations" presents projects about rehabilitation, renovation or addition on existing buildings of any typology. Sustainability is at the core of these contemporary designs and is a constant feature in all the projects - alongside other including other key issues like passive energy design strategies, minimization of resources, waste and CO2 emissions, the use of recycled and green materials, renewable power generation, rainwater management, zero-carbon footprint or even social sustainability-interaction between spaces. Slipcase edition


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm


$250.00 $130.00
Modernist Architecture And Interiors

ISBN: 9783791386096

Author: Adam Stech    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

In 2006, architectural designer and curator Adam Stech embarked on a photographic project to document the best Modernist architecture around the globe. Twenty-f...


In 2006, architectural designer and curator Adam Stech embarked on a photographic project to document the best Modernist architecture around the globe. Twenty-five countries and more than a decade later, the fruits of that monumental project are gathered in this impressive collection covering nearly a century of architectural history. Driven by a passion for rediscovering forgotten or lesser known architectural treasures of Modernism, Stech took thousands of diverse photographs of exteriors and interiors. This survey features often overlooked details that Stech helps bring to light. Examples of seating, storage, tables, handrails, lighting, doors, windows, fireplaces, and other decorative or functional elements illustrate how architects imbued every aspect of a building with Modernist ideals. Stech's brief personal commentary reveals insights into his photography such as capturing Le Corbusier's bold use of primary colours, the California vibe of an Albert Frey house, or the over-the-top elegance of Togo Murano's Grand Prince Hotel. Expansive and inspiring, this is destined to become the definitive guide to 20th-century


Bind: hardback


Pages: 1000


Dimensions: 148 x 220 mm


Publication Date: 12-06-2020


$89.99
Delicious Wintertime

ISBN: 9783899556506

Author: Markus Sammer    Publisher: Gestalten

Winter adventures require warm, hearty meals enjoyed with friends next to a wood stove. The call of the wild has never tasted this good. When the temperature dr...


Winter adventures require warm, hearty meals enjoyed with friends next to a wood stove. The call of the wild has never tasted this good. When the temperature drops, out come the winter sweaters, and our appetites for snowy adventures and warm, hearty meals. Alpine-inspired breakfasts kick-start an active day, while thermos-fillers and trail mixes fuel ski trips or family outings. The shorter days bring leisurely evenings with good friends and slow-cooked food--enjoy bread dumplings, gnocchi, or roast chicken and root vegetables. Finish off the evening next to a wood stove sipping homemade liqueurs or hot chocolate. Chef and nature explorer Markus Sämmer guides readers into the mountains through Delicious Wintertime. The book features recipes to celebrate the season. Served with a side of action photography, and tales from the backcountry, Delicious Wintertime is sure to stir the senses.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 272


Dimensions: 200 x 270 mm


$100.00
The Hermitage Cookbook

ISBN: 9785912083266

Author: Irina Mamonova    Publisher: Arca Publishers

The Hermitage Cookbook is a hymn to the unity of material world seen through the prism of art, literature, ethnographic observations and historical documents. T...


The Hermitage Cookbook is a hymn to the unity of material world seen through the prism of art, literature, ethnographic observations and historical documents. The book covers a wide range of culinary recipes-ancient, national, family and royal. And what is more, any one of them-from peasants' pottage to royal festival dishes-can be used for cooking even now, if a cook has enough patience and will.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 210 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 15-05-2020


$89.99
DUE > 31st Jul 2020
Painting The Elements

ISBN: 9780764359538

Author: Parramon    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Air, Water, Earth, Fire. All life on earth depends on and survives because of the four elements of nature. Poets and painters alike have captured their allure a...


Air, Water, Earth, Fire. All life on earth depends on and survives because of the four elements of nature. Poets and painters alike have captured their allure and our desire for beauty. But how do artists render the essence of atmosphere and light, the sky, fog and mist, and wind and snow, as well as different terrain, mountains, wildfire, and festive fireworks? Now, over 50 contemporary artists and more than 400 paintings reveal the secret in every possible style. Here's what is available to you here: Each topic is analyzed according to its specific properties and uses. You find the resources, methods, and styles most suited to represent each element. Each chapter offers step-by-step exercises and tutorial videos. This is magic and method all wrapped into one volume. The artists here will speak to you and you can learn from their insight and the direction in which they pursue their artistic goals.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 217 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 28-05-2020


$79.99
Pattern Euphoria

ISBN: 9788417412722

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

The delightful patterns collected in this book, which have been created by talented designers from all over the world, are inspired by botanic shapes, the anima...


The delightful patterns collected in this book, which have been created by talented designers from all over the world, are inspired by botanic shapes, the animal kingdom, geometry or abstract forms. The book presents the work of fifty designers who specialize in the field, and it includes interviews in which a selection of professionals share their design philosophy and work process. It focuses especially on home interiors, textiles, wallpaper, home accessories and fashion. Whether they are vibrant blooms or dazzling triangles, and whether they have a clean Scandinavian air or a delicate Japanese touch, the irresistible designs contained in this collection will offer the reader endless delight and heaps of inspiration for decoration and fashion fans and professionals.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 285 mm


Publication Date: 06-05-2020


$80.00
Symbols in Graphic Design

ISBN: 9789887757252

Publisher: Sendpoints

Modern-day cryptic symbols and mysterious codes are no longer just the tools of secret societies and spies; skilled graphic designers use them constantly, creat...


Modern-day cryptic symbols and mysterious codes are no longer just the tools of secret societies and spies; skilled graphic designers use them constantly, creating new visual languages for branding, logotypes, and company identities. Symbols in Graphic Design is your own illustrated codebook to these logos, glyphs, and other motifs. This exhaustive resource lays out basic symbols, their meanings, and their histories before delving into a collection of modern projects ranging from restaurant and clothing identities to personal brands, promotional materials, and even city branding projects.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 225


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 29-05-2020


$59.99
Back To The Essence ; Design Guidelines for Minimalist Graphics

ISBN: 9789887928416

Publisher: Sendpoints

A superb minimalist design opens up a big world beyond its simplicity. This book is an exciting array of graphic design works from around the world, including b...


A superb minimalist design opens up a big world beyond its simplicity. This book is an exciting array of graphic design works from around the world, including brand identity, packaging, poster, etc.Every designer has been invited to share their insights into minimalist design, including their aesthetic value and creative attitude, by means of project introduction and in-depth interview


Bind: paperback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 185 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 30-04-2020


$59.99
Visual Appetizer : Branding and Interior Design of Restuarants, Cafes and Bakeries

ISBN: 9789887928461

Publisher: Sendpoints

Good food could never be perfect without a savoury design. A successful visual design is already a great appetizer before you step in a dinning place. Graphic d...


Good food could never be perfect without a savoury design. A successful visual design is already a great appetizer before you step in a dinning place. Graphic designers could be legitimately acclaimed as chefs that make inedible delicacy.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 185 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 10-04-2020


$59.99
New Structural Packaging : Gold

ISBN: 9788417412494

Author: Josep Garrofe    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

Great package design has magic qualities. It grabs our attention with its genuine materials, shapes and colours and, even if we are sturdy enough to resist temp...


Great package design has magic qualities. It grabs our attention with its genuine materials, shapes and colours and, even if we are sturdy enough to resist temptation, the brand - and the product - will be imprinted in our memory. Beautiful packaging is the promise of a great delivery and also, in itself, a bonus present. But really beautiful things are also functional. The best packaging design will be always connected with the product, conveying the character of what it contains. Conceived by the creative minds behind the renowned studio Garrofe in Barcelona, the more than 140 designs displayed in Structural Packaging GOLD reveal the incredible possibilities that this particular discipline may offer.


Pages: 408


Dimensions: 180 x 200 mm


Publication Date: 08-05-2020


$95.00
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