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  • Sophie Taeuber-Arp Sophie Taeuber-Arp

    Sophie Taeuber-Arp

    $25.00
    Sophie  Taeuber-Arp (1889–1943) was an artist but also a dancer, designer, puppet maker, architect, and editor. A true pioneer of modern art, for Taeuber-Arp, abstraction was never just an idea—it was her way of life.  This lived abstraction...
    $25.00
  • Atlas of the Invisible Atlas of the Invisible

    Atlas of the Invisible

    $40.00
    An unprecedented portrait of the hidden patterns in human society—visualized through the world of data. Award-winning geographer-designer team James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti transform enormous datasets into rich maps and cutting-edge visualizations. In...
    $40.00
  • Nature's Palette Nature's Palette

    Nature's Palette

    $39.95
    A gorgeous expanded edition of Werner's Nomenclature of Colours, a landmark reference book on color and its origins in nature. First published in 1814, Werner's Nomenclature of Colours  is a taxonomically organized guide to color in the natural...
    $39.95
  • Botanical Inspirations Nature in Art and Illustration Botanical Inspirations Nature in Art and Illustration

    Botanical Inspirations Nature in Art and Illustration

    $39.95
    A world without plants is a world without life, both literally and figuratively. Besides forming the very basis of human survival on Earth, they are also an important source of creative inspiration, ingenuity, and expression. From scientific explorers...
    $39.95
  • Designing Motherhood Designing Motherhood

    Designing Motherhood

    $44.95
    While birth often brings great joy, making babies  is a knotty enterprise. The designed objects that surround us when it  comes to menstruation, birth control, conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and early motherhood vary as oddly, messily, and...
    $44.95
  • Front cover of the book Design As Art Pages from the book Design As Art

    Design As Art

    $16.00
    Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, described by Picasso as “the new Leonardo.”  Munari insisted that design be beautiful, functional and accessible, and this enlightening and highly entertaining book sets out his...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021 Pages from Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021

    Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021

    $24.00
    Communication Arts Typography Annual 11 features the award-winning projects from their 11th Annual Typography Competition, plus in-depth profiles of Prague-based photographer Bet Orten, Portland, Oregon–based design firm OMFGCO, Brooklyn-based...
    $24.00
  • Cover of Design{H}ers: A Celebration of Women In Design Today Pages from Design{H}ers: A Celebration of Women In Design Today

    Design{H}ers: A Celebration of Women In Design Today

    $45.00
    With the amount of progress humankind has made in attitudes and achievements to-date, the time cannot be more apt than now to celebrate how far women have come in the creative industry today. DESIGN(H)ERS is a stunning showcase of up-and-coming talent...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of 100 Posters that Changed the World Pages from 100 Posters that Changed the World

    100 Posters that Changed the World

    $29.95
    This collection charts the history of poster design, from the time when paper was first affordable in the 18th century, through developments in print technology, to the more subtle visual communication of the 21st century. Along the way, it showcases the...
    $29.95
  • Front cover of the book Design is Storytelling Pages from the book Design is Storytelling

    Design is Storytelling

    $17.95
    Good 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 to use storytelling techniques to create satisfying graphics, products, services...
    $17.95
  • Front cover of the book Women in Design: From Aino Aalto to Eva Zeisel Pages from the book Women in Design: From Aino Aalto to Eva Zeisel

    Women in Design: From Aino Aalto to Eva Zeisel

    $45.00
    Featuring more than 100 profiles of pioneering women designers, some who have achieved global recognition such as Ray Eames, Charlotte Perriand and Zaha Hadid, it also introduces the fascinating and often untold stories of lesser–known designers,...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book A Century of Color in Design Pages from the book A Century of Color in Design

    A Century of Color in Design

    $34.95
    The allure of color is time honored and undeniable, but its inspired use in product design is a relatively new development. More than a century ago the Bauhaus movement changed the use of color in design. After World War II, pigment-imbued molded...
    $34.95
  • Front cover of the book Milton Glaser: Graphic Design Pages from the book Milton Glaser: Graphic Design

    Milton Glaser: Graphic Design

    $45.00
    Milton Glaser: Graphic Design, perhaps the most famous book of its kind, explores the early decades of America’s pre-eminent graphic artist. Glaser’s work ranges from the psychedelic Bob Dylan poster to book and record covers; from store and restaurant...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book Patented: 1,000 Design Patents Pages from the book Patented: 1,000 Design Patents

    Patented: 1,000 Design Patents

    $39.95
    From legendary classics to anonymous objects that are indispensable in homes and offices, this one-of-a-kind collection of original patent documents celebrates the creative genius of designers, inventors, creators, innovators, and dreamers the world over...
    $39.95
  • Front cover of the book Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia Pages from the book Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

    Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

    $35.00
    What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?  That was the question posed by the curators, artists, scholars, and students who comprise the Philadelphia-based public art and history studio Monument Lab. And in 2017, along...
    $35.00
  • Front cover of the book Dieter Rams: Less but Better Pages from the book Dieter Rams: Less but Better

    Dieter Rams: Less but Better

    $40.00
    Few product designs have the staying power of creations by Dieter Rams.  Almost everything produced by the most influential designer of the twentieth century is today considered a classic. This new and revised edition...
    $40.00
  • Front cover of the book Ten Principles for Good Design: Dieter Rams Pages from the book Ten Principles for Good Design: Dieter Rams

    Ten Principles for Good Design: Dieter Rams

    $45.00
    For decades, anyone who cared about product design looked to the Braun label when choosing their appliances, radios, and other consumer items. Dieter Rams, the guiding force behind the Braun look, breaks down his design principles and processes in this...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book Type and Color Pages from the book Type and Color

    Type and Color

    $35.00
    To create his award-winning multicolored typefaces, Mark van Wageningen first returned to the past for his research: wood-type printing. His subsequent form and color studies led to a series of popular digital typefaces and awards for typographic...
    $35.00
  • Front cover of the book Design for Children Pages from the book Design for Children

    Design for Children

    $59.95
    Design for Children, a must-have book for all style-conscious  and design-savvy readers, documents the evolution of design for babies, toddlers, and beyond. The book spotlights more than 450 beautiful, creative, stylish, and clever examples of...
    $59.95
  • Front cover of the book Pencils You Should Know Pages from the book Pencils You Should Know

    Pencils You Should Know

    $16.95
    This a great book for pencil collectors, admirers, historians, artists, writers—anyone who gets excited about the new Palomino Blackwing, the Philadelphia Museum of Art exclusive Diana pencil for example, or a perfectly sharpened No. 2...
    $16.95
  • Front cover of The Design Book: Mini Edition Pages from The Design Book: Mini Edition

    The Design Book: Mini Edition

    $19.95
    From the paperclip to the Eames Lounge Chair, the hundreds of everyday  objects included in The Design Book span the last five centuries and  shape our society in indelible ways. This extraordinary collection  includes classic pieces by...
    $19.95
  • An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour, front cover An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour, pages in book

    An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour

    $38.00
    The Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard Art Museums encompasses over 2,500 of the world’s rarest pigments. Museum director Edward Forbes started the collection at the turn of the 20th century, in order to preserve...
    $38.00
  • Beauty of Everyday Things, front of book Inside of book: Beauty of Everyday Things

    Beauty of Everyday Things

    $16.00
    Our lives are filled with objects. Everyday things used in everyday settings, they are our constant companions. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. They should be...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of the "Designs For Different Futures" Exhibition Catalog Interior of the "Designs For Different Futures" Exhibition Catalog

    Designs For Different Futures

    $40.00
    Designs for Different Futures records the concrete ideas and abstract dreams of designers, artists, academics, and scientists exploring how design might reframe our futures, socially, ethically, and aesthetically. Encompassing nearly one hundred...
    $40.00
  • Front cover of the book "Mr. Waffles Loves Design" Interior of the book "Mr. Waffles Loves Design"

    Mr. Waffles Loves Design

    $24.95
    By Lisa Roberts At four months old Mr. Waffles was rescued from a shelter by a family who collects contemporary design. Luckily for everyone involved - Mr. Waffles Loves Design! Take a tour through a history of design with this very smart and curious cat...
    $24.95
  • Front cover of the book "Off The Wall: American Art To Wear" Interior page of the book "Off The Wall: American Art To Wear"

    Off The Wall: American Art To Wear

    $45.00
    Edited by Dilys E. Blum; with essays by Dilys E. Blum and Mary Schoeser, and a contribution by Julie Schafler Dale This is the first publication to consider art to wear, also known as wearable art, as a discrete American movement that mirrored the...
    $45.00
  • Cover of the book "Zaha Hadid: Form In Motion"

    Zaha Hadid: Form In Motion

    $12.00
    Pritzker Prize–winning architect Zaha Hadid, known internationally for her radically innovative buildings, has designed furniture and objects since the beginning of her professional practice. This lesser-known aspect of her career takes center stage for...
    $12.00
  • Cover of the book "Roberto Capucci: Art Into Fashion" Interior of the book "Roberto Capucci: Art Into Fashion"

    Roberto Capucci: Art Into Fashion

    $39.95
    By Dilys E. Blum Italian couturier Roberto Capucci (born 1930) is revered by contemporary fashion designers for his innovative silhouettes and masterful use of color and materials. Capucci refers to his creations as "studies in form" and draws...
    $39.95
  • Cover of the book "Kantha: The Embroidered Quilts Of Bengal" Interior of the book "Kantha: The Embroidered Quilts Of Bengal"

    Kantha: The Embroidered Quilts Of Bengal

    $45.00
    Darielle Mason (Author) with essays by Pika Ghosh, Katherine Hacker, Darielle Mason, Anne Peranteau, and Niaz Zaman This first book-length study on kantha published outside of South Asia focuses on two premier collections.  One assembled by the...
    $45.00
  • Cover of the book "The Art Of Japanese Craft: 1875 To The Present" Back of the book "The Art Of Japanese Craft: 1875 To The Present"

    The Art Of Japanese Craft: 1875 To The Present

    $12.00
    Felice Fischer (Author) From Japan’s first forays onto the international stage of world’s fairs in the late nineteenth century to the dynamic creativity of the 1920s and 1930s, and from the heady post–World War II period to the present day, Japanese...
    $12.00