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Henry van de Velde Designing Modernism
ISBN: HB: 9780300226669, Yale University Press, July 2019
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 52 colour illus., 89 black&white illus.
The painter, designer, and architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) played a crucial role in expanding modernist aesthetics beyond Paris and beyond painting. Opposing growing nationalism around 1900, he sought to make painting the basis of an aesthet...
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£50,00
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Color Schemes for Flower Arrangement A Practical Guide to Floral Color Combinations
ISBN: PB: 9784865051674, Nippan IPS, July 2019
160 pp., 25.7x18.2 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus., language: English
"Color Schemes for Flower Arrangement" presents color combination ideas together with flowers in corresponding colors. The schemes are based in four primary tones: Pastel, Vivid, Smokey and Dark. In addition to introductory pages highlighting fundame...
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£22,99
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N. C. Wyeth New Perspectives
ISBN: PB: 9780300243680, Yale University Press, June 2019
216 pp., 27.9x24.8 cm, 158 colour illus.
N. C. Wyeth (1882-1945) was widely renowned for his iconic images of characters such as King Arthur, Robin Hood, and Robinson Crusoe that were reproduced as illustrations for books and magazines. The patriarch of the Wyeth family, father of Andrew Wy...
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£30,00
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Looking at Jewelry A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques
ISBN: PB: 9781606065990, Getty Publications, June 2019
304 pp., 23.2x15.8 cm, colour illus.
The fascination with personal adornment is universal. It is a preoccupation that is primal, instinctive, and uniquely human. 'Jewelry' encompasses a seemingly endless number of ornaments produced across time and in all cultures. The range of material...
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£14,99
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Playful Graphics Unexpected Graphic Design
ISBN: HB: 9788417412203, Promopress, June 2019
240 pp., 28x21 cm, fully illustrated in colour
Graphic design increasingly emphasizes a user-oriented approach that is based around communication and interaction between users and the work itself. Interactive graphics can be found in books, brochures, posters, packaging, and albums. "Playful Grap...
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£29,99
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Enduring Legacy of Weimar Graphic Design and New Typography
ISBN: HB: 9783791384856, Prestel Publishing, June 2019
400 pp., 29.7x21 cm, 200 colour illus., 150 black&white illus.
Graphic Design as an artistic genre wasn't universally accepted until the early 20th century. This striking book focuses on the pivotal years of 1919-1933 to show how fifty artists redefined the field and helped create modern graphic design. Art hist...
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£45,00
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Kimono Design An Introducthion to Its Patterns and Background
ISBN: PB: 9784416713808, Nippan IPS, June 2019
304 pp., 15x23 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
A great resource book for kimono designs. Kimonos are becoming more and more popular around the world. This book is perfect for those who are interested in the background, history, and origin of kimonos. Learn about the different types of flowers, t...
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£36,99
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Maquia When the Promised Flower Blooms Official Artwork Collection
ISBN: HB: 9784768309438, Nippan IPS, June 2019
208 pp., 29.7x21 cm, 320 colour and black&white illus., language: Japanese
The official artworks of anime movie, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms. Maquia is the first full-lEnglish/Japaneseth anime movie directed by Mari Okada, who is well known as the screenwriter of "Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day" and "The A...
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£39,99
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Maquia When the Promised Flower Blooms Design and Rough Sketches Collection
ISBN: HB: 9784768309391, Nippan IPS, June 2019
196 pp., 29.7x21 cm, 1600 colour and black&white illus., language: Japanese
An essential official book for all fans of "Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms". This book includes the original character designs by Original Character Designer Akihiko Yoshida ("Final Fantasy" and "Granblue Fantasy"), rough sketches, backgrou...
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£39,99
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Monster Art Book of Selected Illustration
ISBN: PB: 9784862493026, Nippan IPS, June 2019
148 pp., 14.8x21 cm, 130 colour and black&white illus., language: Japanese
A series of illustrations including artist contact information. Each book in this series contains over one hundred illustrated works, including calligraphy, collage, eraser print, stippling, and more. Every book in this series also includes an artis...
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£18,99
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