General Design

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ATLAS OF ATLASES: EXPLORING THE MOST IMPORTANT ATLASES IN HISTORY AND THE CARTOGRAPHERS WHO MADE THEM

Written by Parker, Philip
This beatutiful book is a lavishly illustrated look at the most important atlases in history and the cartographers who made them. Atlases are books that changed the course of history. Pored over by rulers, explorers, and adventures these books were used to build empires, wage wars, encourage diplomacy, and nurture trade. Written by Philip Parker, an authority
October 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Ivy Press | 272 Pages |
$40.00
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FOLDING TECHNIQUES FOR DESIGNERS SECOND EDITION

Written by Jackson, Paul
Many designers, from jewellers to architects, use folding techniques to make three-dimensional forms from two-dimensional sheets of fabric, cardboard, plastic, metal and other materials.
August 16, 2022 | Paperback | Laurence King |
$40.00
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RULES WE BREAK: LESSONS IN PLAY, THINKING, AND DESIGN

Written by Zimmerman, Eric
Whether you're a game player, a designer of any kind, or someone who wants to know more about design, The Rules We Break will open your mind to creative and thought-provoking approaches to design.
November 22, 2022 | Paperback | Princeton Architectural Press |
$29.95
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JUST ENOUGH DESIGN

Written by Satoh, Taku
A Japanese designer offers a compelling alternative way to engage with our possessions, our history, our environment, and each other. The Japanese phrase "hodo-hodo" originates in ancient times.
October 4, 2022 | Paperback | Chronicle Books |
$16.95
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SPEAKING VOLUMES: BOOKS WITH HISTORIES

Written by Pearson, David
A fascinating catalog that analyzes books as historical objects. Scholars increasingly recognize that the cultural and research value of books lies not just in their printed contents, but in their value as historical artifacts. An individual book can tell us many things about the ways books have been used, read, and regarded throughout the years.
November 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Bodleian Library | 240 Pages |
$65.00
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AMERICAN STAMP: POSTAL ICONOGRAPHY, DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP, AND CONSUMERISM IN THE UNITED STATES

Written by Goldblatt, Laura
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January 31, 2023 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press |
$35.00
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ART OF THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK: HISTORY AND DESIGN

This is the story of the illustrated book, from the earliest printed examples to the present day, told through the outstanding collections of the National Art Library (NAL) at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
December 6, 2022 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 288 Pages |
$50.00
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VIDEOGAME ATLAS: MAPPING INTERACTIVE WORLDS

Written by Youkhana, Sandra
A dazzling look at modern videogame worlds seen through an architectural lens, utilizing maps, diagrams, and graphic illustrations to offer new perspectives on the art of virtual world building. Videogame Atlas presents a journey through twelve well-known videogame worlds via panoramic maps, intricate exploded diagrams, and detailed illustrations.
November 22, 2022 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson |
$65.00
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WOMEN IN DESIGN

Written by Massey, Anne
Women designers have created some of the most important objects in history. By revealing the untold stories of female design pioneers, this wide-ranging introduction celebrates their crucial role in the history of modern processes of making.
January 10, 2023 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 208 Pages |
$24.95
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CENTURY OF AMERICAN TOYS AND GAMES: THE STORY OF PRESSMAN TOY

Written by Pressman, Donna
When Jack Pressman went into business as a manufacturer of basic playthings like lead soldiers and toy xylophones in 1922, he could little have imagined that his small venture would become one of the iconic American toy companies. The firm scored its first megahit in the 1920s, when it popularized Chinese checkers, and it went on to introduce enduring favorites like Rummikub and Tri-Ominos.
November 29, 2022 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press |
$60.00

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