Design

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GIANNI ARNAUDO: ANTI-DESIGN

An extensive monograph on the Italian architect and designer's Pop-inspired oeuvre, from Studio 65 to the present
March 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Skira |
$45.00
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GERMAN DESIGN 1949-1989: TWO COUNTRIES, ONE HISTORY

The fertile dual evolution of design under socialism and capitalism in postwar Germany
April 27, 2021 | PB | Vitra Design Museum |
$99.00
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MID-CENTURY MODERNISM AND THE AMERICAN BODY: RACE, GENDER, AND THE POLITICS OF POWER IN DESIGN

Written by Wilson, Kristina
The first investigation of how race and gender shaped the presentation and marketing of Modernist decor in postwar America In the world of interior design, mid-century Modernism has left an indelible mark still seen and felt today in countless open-concept floor plans and spare, geometric furnishings.
April 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$39.95
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MARIMEKKO: THE ART OF PRINTMAKING

Written by Borrelli-Persson, Laird
Published on the 70th anniversary of the Marimekko brand, this book surveys the classic design collaborations, patterns, and vibrant textiles from the much-loved Finnish lifestyle design house Marimekko held its first fashion show in 1951, where the clean lines and bright patterns made waves on the Scandinavian fashion scene.
June 15, 2021 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 272 Pages |
$65.00
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JAPAN AND AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A JOURNEY

Written by Jagusch, Sybille
For generations, children's books provided American readers with their first impressions of Japan. Seemingly authoritative, and full of fascinating details about daily life in a distant land, these publications often presented a mixture of facts, stereotypes, and complete fabrications.
June 18, 2021 | Paperback | Rutgers University Press | 350 Pages |
$49.95
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SWISS DESIGN: ICONS MADE IN SWITZERLAND

Written by Toromanoff, Agata
Design products are often short-lived consumption boosters. "Swiss Made" products, however, sell because of their timeless design, often influenced by the ideas of the Bauhaus, and their excellent quality - whether watches, furniture, or even typefaces. They are the result of a design attitude that has shaped Swiss everyday culture since the 20th century until today.
May 25, 2021 | Hardcover | Niggli | 240 Pages |
$34.95
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AIRPORT WAYFINDING

Written by Schlaich, Sibylle
Airports are places with multi-layered identities that millions of people pass through and where cultures meet: On the one hand, the history and the design heritage of the particular country can be identified and local characteristics are intensified and reinforced almost stereotypically.
February 22, 2021 | Hardcover | Niggli | 240 Pages |
$49.95
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ABSTRACTION AND CALLIGRAPHY (ENGLISH): TOWARDS A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE

Written by Sarre, Marie
- Ground-breaking analysis of the dynamic between developments in modern Western art and calligraphic traditions in the Near East and Asia going back over 1,000 years - Includes contributions from a distinguished range of experts from the Louvre Abu Dhabi and the Centre Pompidou - Features works by many of the greatest names in modern Western art, including Kandinsky, Klee, Matisse, Miró, Pollock
March 31, 2021 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 232 Pages |
$60.00
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FRACTALS: ON THE EDGE OF CHAOS

Written by Linton, Oliver
A unique new guide to the chaos of the natural world and the mathematics of fractals for anyone who has ever wanted to understand the patterns in leaves or the creation of snowflakes. 2,000 years ago Euclid of Alexandria devised a strategy for measuring and mapping the world using spheres, cones, circles, and straight lines.
February 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing |
$14.00
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PYTHON CRASH COURSE, 2ND EDITION: A HANDS-ON, PROJECT-BASED INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING

Written by Matthes, Eric
Second edition of the best-selling Python book in the world. A fast-paced, no-nonsense guide to programming in Python. Updated and thoroughly revised to reflect the latest in Python code and practices. Python Crash Course is the world's best-selling guide to the Python programming language.
May 3, 2019 | PB | No Starch Press |
$39.95

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