A visual feast of 400 dazzling images, this is a comprehensive survey of the genre over the last century. The book also offers an overview of the development of fashion, as seen through the eyes of the greatest illustrators of the day. Early in the century, fashion illustration reflected new, libera..
A definitive history of 20th-century Danish design through 101 classic objectsDenmark has long loomed large in international design history. Today, Danish furniture, textiles, home appliances and utensils from the 1960s and '70s are more popular than ever, for sale at design galleries and a rarity a..
This splendid archive of decorative ironwork designs, painstakingly reprinted from a rare French volume, includes 1,100 illustrations of elaborate motifs used to enhance such diverse architectural elements as doorway and balcony grilles, gates, garden seats, door panels, columns, and funeral monumen..
A painter whose father was an engraver and publisher of the same name, Matthaus Merian (1621 1687) published this remarkable group of unusual and highly imaginative animal illustrations. This copyright-free collection includes a large and fascinating selection of engravings that illustrate scientifi..
Artists and craftspeople looking for a convenient, affordable source of authentic Indian design will welcome this new collection from internationally recognized textile designer K. Prakash. Over 250 stencil designs for permission-free use include lovely animal and floral motifs, striking paisley des..
Good information gives designers a competitive advantage. Understanding the wishes of a client and the needs and preferences of their audience drives innovation. The ability to gather research, analyze findings, and apply them to project goals is as important to successful design teams as their conc..
Doing research can make all the difference between a great design and a good design. By engaging in competitive intelligence, customer profiling, color and trend forecasting, etc., designers are able to bring something to the table that reflects a commercial value for the client beyond a well-crafte..
Soviet propaganda against the demon drink: the latest in Fuel's Russian pop culture seriesFrom the acclaimed authors of the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedias and Soviet Space Dogs comes Alcohol, a glorious and exhaustive collection of previously unpublished Soviet anti-alcohol posters. The book..
Get up close to a stunningly original fashion designer and his 35 theatrical, controversial runway shows Alexander McQueen: EvolutionFrom Jack the Ripper Stalks His Victims, his 1992 graduate collection, to Plato's Atlantis, the last show before his death in 2010, Lee Alexander McQueen was as celebr..
Alice Temperley, one of the most accomplished British designers working today, creates clothing that is coveted by the likes of Kate Hudson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Olga Kurylenko, Rita Ora, Poppy Delevingne, Helen Mirren, Adele, Naomie Harris, and The Duchess of Cambridge. This book is conceived as a..
This second volume of cinematic eye candy further documents the quickly burgeoning underground film poster movement, a group of artists who challenge Hollywood's marketing machine by bringing clever artwork and design back to movie posters. Nearly 100 emerging artists, with a dozen returning favorit..
This beach on the South Indian coast is full of activity. By day you can see fishermen bring in the catch, women selling fish, people and animals going about their business... but then, when the sun starts to set, the beach becomes a different place - now it's time for everyone to play, talk, sit ar..
A 13-year old girl sets off on a journey to become a witch. In the process, she learns how to be a woman. Based on the movie of the same name, this prestige format, lavishly illustrated hard-bound book gives fans a rare glimpse into the creative process of Academy Award-winning director Hayo Miyazak..
Augmented Reality is fast becoming one of the most important emerging technologies, with unprecedented investment growth and interest from big tech platforms and accelerator industries. The book introduces Augmented Reality's core concepts and potential to newbies and experts alike. It provides a 'w..
Illuminating the evolution of bag designs and uses from the medieval period to today, Claire Wilcox explores varied iterations of this cult accessory, from early drawstring creations and richly worked ecclesiastical purses to large work bags of the eighteenth century and the small reticules that wer..
In a very American, Hollywoodesque style, the California painter and illustrator certainly understands how to draw unrelenting scenes of dominance and submission. This work is reminiscent of his earlier volume and overall is clearly influenced by Tom of Finland. NUME CARTE: Beaumen 2, HardcoverISBN:..
A visual celebration of Brooks Brothers' remarkable heritage and how its iconic clothing has been worn and revered by cultural figures, fashionable rule breakers, and pop-culture icons. Since 1818, Brooks Brothers, America's oldest clothing brand, has grown into a global sartorial institution that ..
This magnificent survey is the first and only book that Klein has written and compiled himself and is illustrated with era-defining photographs by the most distinguished names in fashion photography, from Irving Penn and Richard Avedon to Bruce Weber, and Patrick Demarchelier--among others. In it, t..
``This is the one sourcebook that cartooning and animation enthusiasts have been clamoring about for years A time-tested classic, this tried-and-true reference is often used as a textbook in cartooning workshops, and beginning and professional cartoonists alike are known to have copies of Cartoon A..
According to the Huffington Post, ``Chip Kidd is the Meryl Streep of book design.`` At the forefront of a revolution in publishing, Kidd's iconic covers, in large part inspired by memorabilia and comics, have influenced an entire generation of designers, artists, and the book world. CHIP KIDD: BOOK..
Karl Lagerfeld's world-famous cat dispenses essential advice on lifestyle, diet, fashion, beauty, and international travel for the uber-fashionable feline. Choupette--the constant feline companion of designer Karl Lagerfeld, creative director at Chanel--is a celebrity pet like no other. She has it a..
Fashion trends may come and go, but timeless pieces can look chic in every season with the right kind of style. Closet Essentials reveals the secrets of styling 60 of these wardrobe essentials--from the Breton striped top to the little black dress, bomber jacket, jeans, ballet flats, and more--into ..
Since color is such an important part of graphic design, designers need the most up-to-date, as well as the most fundamental, information on the subject to have the tools needed to use color effectively. From the meanings behind colors to working with color in presentations, this book provides reade..
The early 1970s saw the birth of the modern comic book shop. Its rise was due in large part to a dynamic entrepreneur, Phil Seuling. His direct market model allowed shops to get comics straight from the publishers, bypassing middlemen. Stores could better customize their offerings and independent pu..
From the momentous invention of the needle some 40,000 years ago to the development of blue denim, this classic guide covers the landmarks of costume history, the forms and materials used through the ages, as well as the ways in which clothes have been used to protect, to express identity, and to at..
Couture Korea highlights traditional ways of dressing and shows how contemporary haute couture is rooted in Korean tradition. Through garments including baeja (woman's vest), po (man's outerwear), and baegilbok (child's costume for the 100th-day celebration), this Korean fashion book explores how ea..
Creating Your Digital Portfolio This comprehensive manual gives you all the knowledge and skills you need to build and present a digital portfolio that packs a punch. Creating Your Digital Portfolio covers everything from web hosting and uploading content, to personalizing and presenting your work t..
Thebold appeal of steampunk fashion combines with the meditative calm of mandalas in these original drawings to color. Thirty-one circular designs feature clocks, gents in top hats and goggles, mechanical animals, and other curious motifs. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy r..
The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm according to David Hockney are like no other version you will have read before. Although inspired by earlier illustrators of the tales, from Arthur Rackham to Edmund Dulac, Hockneys etchings re-imagine these strange and supernatural stories for a modern audience..
This updated version of Rockport's bestselling Design Elements offers expanded and updated content in a new, cleaner format for easier navigation. Author Timothy Samara has added more than 50 new diagrams and more than 100 new images of real-world projects with an increased emphasis on web and envir..
Ellen Lupton, award-winning author of Thinking with Type and How Posters Work, demonstrates how storytelling shapes great designGood design, like good storytelling, brings ideas to life. The latest book from award-winning writer Ellen Lupton is a playbook for creative thinking, showing designers how..
The bestselling guide to branding, updated with emerging trends and technologies Designing Brand Identity provides in-depth guidance for the entire branding team, with a universal five-stage process for brand development and implementation. From research and analysis through launch and governance, ..
In this practical handbook, Scandinavian expert Lotta Kuhlhorn explains the ins and outs of how to design patterns --for everything from wallpaper to tea services. The included CD features templates for experimentation by beginners and professionals alike. NUME CARTE: Designing Patterns [With CDROM]..
Exquisitely produced to reflect Dieter Rams' aesthetic philosophy, this book presents highlights from a forty-year career designing iconic consumer products that enhance our daily lives. For decades, anyone who cared about product design looked to the Braun label when choosing their appliances, radi..
In celebration of the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the house of Dior comes the first volume in a series of books devoted to each designer of the couture house. Dior by Christian Dior is the ultimate compendium of the most iconic designs conceived by Christian Dior. Featuring a wealth of..
A stunning and comprehensive overview of the legendary house of Dior, from its founding in 1947 to today, featuring over 170 collections presented through original catwalk photography In spring 1947, Christian Dior presented the first collection of his newly founded eponymous fashion house. Soon du..
It is no coincidence that Donald Robertson has become the fashion world's favorite illustrator. Humorous and sharp, Donald's work is collected by stars such as Beyonce and featured in collaborations with it-brands and retailers, earning Robertson the moniker ``the Andy Warhol of Instagram.`` Featuri..
Although you may never have heard of him, E. G. Lutz is the author, animator, and cartoonist who inspired a 19-year-old Walt Disney to start drawing and pursue a career in animation. His books have been credited with playing a crucial role in Disney's development as an animator. Lutz's method of tea..
In this personal, insider's look at his own work, Christian Siriano takes his fans through the creation of his favorite gowns, from sketch to dress. Photography of the Siriano at work in his Manhattan studio and narration by the designer himself track the design process, and give a behind-the-scene..
-This newly revised and luxuriously finished edition of a highly collectable book features the first 50 Van Noten fashion shows since 1991, brilliantly captured in over 1,000 photos and detailed information -Contains new texts on the couturier, written by internationally acclaimed fashion journalist..
The visual book looks into design systems for brand identities that produces identities that are alive, meaning that they can change, generate new versions based on external data. The books offers a systematic process of creating brand identities that are alive and gives the reader a wealth of examp..
Editorial Design: Digital and Print is a comprehensive guide to the traditional and digital skills that a designer will need for a future career in visual journalism today the design of magazines and newspapers for a wide variety of markets. Generously illustrated, including case studies, practical ..
A hands-on book design students and designers alike will welcome.Elements of Design is a tribute to an exceptional teacher and a study of the abstract visual relationships that were her lifelong pursuit. Rowena Reed Kiostellow taught industrial design at Pratt Institute for more than fifty years and..
A new edition of the acclaimed monograph on the legendary designer, published to coincide with the centenary of his birth.The life and work of Ettore Sottsass is more relevant than ever, with exhibitions around the world and renewed collector interest in the Memphis movement. Now available in a new ..
Today-- from haute couture to ready- to- wear-- parkas, puffer coats, and backpacks, as well as garments made of neoprene and Mylar are everywhere. But the roots of these ubiquitous items of dress and cutting- edge textiles are rarely acknowledged or understood. Inspired by the so-called ``heroic er..
Fabric For Fashion: The Complete Guide is the only book specifically for fashion designers to explain the behavior and properties of different fabrics. Fashion design is largely determined by how the fabrics work, move, feel and look. The most successful fashion designers are those who understand th..
Just as people change, so too does fashion. That s why it s so important to recognize newer teaching methods that will help you keep up with fashion trends and the ever-changing world of style. This latest edition of Fashion Design Course helps aspiring fashion designers learn about: How the digital..
This fun introduction to design opens the world of style to budding fashionistas Bestselling art instructor Chris Hart not only gives step-by-step instructions on drawing figures from many points of view and in varying poses, he explains the tricks of the trade: how to ``dress`` your figure; render..