General Design

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LE?LA MENCHARI: THE QUEEN OF ENCHANTMENT

Written by Menchari, Leila
For more than 30 years, Leïla Menchari (born 1928) was responsible for designing the traffic-stopping window displays at Hermès' prestigious flagship store at 24 rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré in Paris. Menchari's aesthetic vision and her sense of color and texture created magnificent installations that brought the best out of silk and leather.
February 27, 2018 | Hardcover | Hermes/Actes Sud | 432 Pages |
$45.00
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LAWS OF SIMPLICITY: DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, LIFE

Written by Maeda, John
Ten laws of simplicity for business, technology, and design that teach us how to need less but get more.Finally, we are learning that simplicity equals sanity. We're rebelling against technology that's too complicated, DVD players with too many menus, and software accompanied by 75-megabyte "read me" manuals. The iPod's clean gadgetry has made simplicity hip.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 128 Pages |
$17.95
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BRANDED INTERACTIONS: MARKETING THROUGH DESIGN IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Written by Wenger, Katja
Digital design plays a crucial role in how customers experience a brand. However, corporate websites and online shops are only part of interactive brand identity; complex user experiences closely interlink conception, design, and technology and integrate consistent prototyping and testing.
October 20, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 352 Pages |
$65.00
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BAUHAUS: NEW EDITION

Written by Whitford, Frank
The Bauhaus, a school of art and design founded in Germany in 1919, informed the aesthetic of much of our contemporary environment, influencing everything from housing developments to furniture and websites.
September 8, 2020 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 216 Pages |
$21.95
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DESIGN IN ASIA: THE NEW WAVE

Written by Annetta, Suzy
The axis of design influence has begun shifting from west to east, and designers in Asia are at the forefront of many burgeoning creative and cultural movements.
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 424 Pages |
$65.00
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VIRTUAL CITIES: AN ATLAS & EXPLORATION OF VIDEO GAME CITIES

Written by Dimopoulos, Konstantinos
Immerse yourself in 45 spectacularly imagined virtual cities, from Arkham City to Whiterun, in this beautifully illustrated unofficial guide.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Countryman Press | 224 Pages |
$30.00
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E. MCKNIGHT KAUFFER: THE ARTIST IN ADVERTISING

Hailed in his lifetime as the "poster king," E. McKnight Kauffer's designs for the London transport system, Alfred Hitchcock, and others are an enduring influence on contemporary advertising and graphic arts. E. McKnight Kauffer (American, 1890-1954) was a pioneering figure who transformed the field of graphic design between the wars.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli Electa | 276 Pages |
$65.00
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ART SLEEVES: ALBUM COVERS BY ARTISTS, 1980 TO 2020

Written by Burkeman, Db
Like a well-made playlist, the album covers in this volume combine to create a portrait of cool and culture desired by art, music, and record lovers. Art Sleeves is a time capsule of visual art and music culture as shown through the most important record covers designed by visual artists and graphic designers in the past forty years.
April 27, 2021 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 216 Pages |
$50.00
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EBONY: COVERING THE FIRST 75 YEARS

Written by Lavette, Lavaille
A celebration of the treasure trove of Ebony magazine's history, glamorous covers, groundbreaking cultural impact, and authentic coverage of the past seventy-five years of black American life. Ebony magazine has been a cultural arbiter and a staple in black households in America since its first issue in November 1945. Founded by John H.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 304 Pages |
$57.50
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100 POSTERS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

Written by Salter, Colin
A collection of the world's most memorable, provocative, best-selling and groundbreaking posters from Johannes Gutenberg to Barack Obama. 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.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Pavilion Books | 224 Pages |
$29.95

New Arrivals

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