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24 MAZES

Written by Fried, Henry
A book of beautiful and challenging puzzles for all ages, full of optical illusions, meditative geometric patterns, and natural and abstract motifs. A trap for the pencil. An escape for the mind. A good maze is both a picture and a puzzle, a work of art that you travel through.
September 12, 2017 | Paperback | Laboratory Books | 64 Pages |
$10.00
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TRACES OF WORDS: ART AND CALLIGRAPHY FROM ASIA

Written by Nakamura, Fuyubi
The artistic fusion of words and images is an intrinsic part of the cultural, social, and spiritual beliefs of Asia. From traditional calligraphy to contemporary forms of digital and mixed media, the blending of artwork with written language has the power to transform words into material culture and invite the viewer to experience rather than merely read the text.
August 20, 2017 | Hardcover | Figure 1 Publishing | 176 Pages |
$40.00
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GLORIOUS FREEDOM: OLDER WOMEN LEADING EXTRAORDINARY LIVES

Written by Congdon, Lisa
The glory of growing older is the freedom to be more truly ourselves--with age we gain the liberty to pursue bold new endeavors and worry less about what other people think. In this richly illustrated volume, bestselling author and artist Lisa Congdon explores the power of women over the age of forty who are thriving and living life on their own terms.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 152 Pages |
$19.95
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I'D RATHER BE READING: A LIBRARY OF ART FOR BOOK LOVERS

Written by De La Mare, Guinevere
For anyone who'd rather be reading than doing just about anything else, this book is the ultimate must-have. In this visual ode to all things bookish, readers will get lost in page after page of beautiful contemporary art, photography, and illustrations depicting the pleasures of books.
August 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books |
$12.95
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STAR WARS SUPER GRAPHIC: A VISUAL GUIDE TO A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY

Written by Leong, Tim
Graphic design guru Tim Leong presents Star Wars trivia in an all-new way--through playful pie charts, bar graphs, and other data-driven infographics. From a Venn diagram of Yoda's idiosyncrasies to an organizational chart of the Empire to a line graph of Grand Moff Tarkin's management decisions, Star Wars Super Graphic shines a new light on the much-adored universe.
July 25, 2017 | Paperback | Chronicle Books | 176 Pages |
$19.95
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REMARKABLE BOOKS: THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL AND HISTORIC WORKS

Written by DK
A beautifully illustrated guide to more than 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books and handwritten manuscripts ever produced, with discussions of their purpose, features, and creators.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) |
$30.00
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SECRET LIVES OF COLOR

Written by St Clair, Kassia
The unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume The Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes and hues.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Penguin Books | 320 Pages |
$20.00

DESIGN, FORM, AND CHAOS

Written by Rand, Paul
"To have the preeminent graphic designer in America--the leading proponent of the Modern--intelligently and forcefully speak out makes this a document for today and the ages. Rand's book is a classic." --Stephen Heller (1993)
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 240 Pages |
$50.00

FROM LASCAUX TO BROOKLYN

Written by Rand, Paul
"An instructive trip through the mind of one of America's great designers." --Communication Arts (1996)
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 200 Pages |
$50.00
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ETTORE SOTTSASS (NEW EDITION)

Written by King, Emily
A new edition of the acclaimed monograph on the legendary designer, published to coincide with the centenary of his birth.
July 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 492 Pages |
$79.95

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