General Design

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GRIDS & GUIDES (RED): A NOTEBOOK FOR VISUAL THINKERS

Written by Princeton Architectural Press
Our bestseller is now available in red! Grids & Guides promises another 144 pages of varied and unusual graph paper (including some new grid designs), interspersed with more engaging charts and infographics from knot tying to logic expressions for right- and left-brainers alike. If your designs, notes, or other visual thinking need a splash of color, this is the answer.
September 1, 2015 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press |
$16.95
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GOLDEN SECRETS OF LETTERING: LETTER DESIGN FROM FIRST SKETCH TO FINAL ARTWORK

Written by Flor, Martina
The Golden Secrets of Lettering is a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to hand lettering.
April 18, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 160 Pages |
$35.00

BOOK OF CIRCLES: VISUALIZING SPHERES OF KNOWLEDGE

Written by Lima, Manuel
In this follow-up to his hugely popular The Book of Trees and Visual Complexity, Manuel Lima takes us on a lively tour through millennia of circular information design.
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press |
$40.00

ILLUSTRATORS ANNUAL 2017

Written by Bologna Children's Book Fair
A highlight of the time-honored gathering of children's publishers in Bologna, Italy, the Illustrators Annual juried every year from the finest art at the show celebrates debut and storied talent from around the world, the talent that engages a whole new generation of booklovers. This glorious compendium can be read cover to cover or browsed through at random.
September 26, 2017 | Paperback | Chronicle Books |
$40.00
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ATLAS OF COUNTRIES THAT DON'T EXIST: A COMPENDIUM OF FIFTY UNRECOGNIZED AND LARGELY UNNOTICED STATES

Written by Middleton, Nick
What is a country? Acclaimed travel writer and Oxford geography don Nick Middleton brings to life the origins and histories of 50 states that, lacking international recognition and United Nations membership, exist on the margins of legitimacy in the global order.
March 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books |
$29.95
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RAINBOWS: OUR WORLD ORGANIZED BY COLOR

Written by Ream, Julie Seabrook
This playful collection of rainbows is a bright and beautiful appreciation of all the color that surrounds us. Artist Julie Seabrook Ream invites us to see the extraordinary beauty of ordinary objects: she gathers colorful iterations of a single type of thing, from feathers to fishing gear, matchbooks to macarons, and neatly arranges them in rainbow order.
March 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books |
$16.95
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RESPONSIBLE OBJECT: A HISTORY OF DESIGN IDEOLOGY FOR THE FUTURE

Within the design discipline, calls for sustainability and social responsibility have become some of the most common rallying cries of the past decade, generating countless new products, materials and technologies--all designed to change the course of our future. Adjectives like "sustainable," "green" and "eco" describe this new wave of socially committed design.
February 28, 2017 | Paperback | Valiz | 288 Pages |
$28.95
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HELLO, ROBOT.: DESIGN BETWEEN HUMAN AND MACHINE

Robotics now: from transport drones and intelligent sensors to the debate around Industry 4.0
April 25, 2017 | Paperback | Vitra Design Museum | 328 Pages |
$75.00
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101 DANISH DESIGN ICONS

A definitive history of 20th-century Danish design through 101 classic objects
February 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Hatje Cantz Publishers | 464 Pages |
$55.00

DESIGNED IN CALIFORNIA: TOOLS OF PERSONAL LIBERATION

Written by McGetrick, Brendan
Chronicling the roots of Silicon Valley's impact on global contemporary design from the 1960s to the present day
May 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 240 Pages |
$49.95

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