Design

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BEAUTY IS IN THE STREET: A VISUAL RECORD OF THE MAY '68 PARIS UPRISING

In May 1968, thousands of workers and students took to the streets of Paris, provoking an unprecedented wave of strikes, walkouts and demonstrations. The confrontations between police and protesters led to a general strike of eleven million workers that brought the country to a virtual standstill and nearly toppled Charles de Gaulle's government.
August 31, 2011 | Hardcover | Four Corners Books | 270 Pages |
$40.00
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MASTERPIECES OF BRITISH DESIGN

Written by Carlton Books
From the visually seductive E-Type Jaguar to Giles Gilbert Scott's iconic red telephone boxes, British design is distinguished by a combination of casual elegance with practical functionality, with often a touch of British eccentricity thrown in for good measure.
December 7, 2014 | Hardcover | Carlton Publishing Group | 256 Pages |
$39.95
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LITTLE BOOK OF TYPOGRAPHIC ORNAMENT

Written by Jury, David
This little book contains a beautiful and varied collection of typographic ornaments sourced from specimen books of type foundries, dating from 1700. David Jury explains how the need for typographic ornaments arose and developed, and sets them in their historical context. The chapters cover natural forms; geometric forms; rules and borders; wreaths, borders and scrolls; and pictorial ornaments.
September 22, 2015 | Hardcover | Laurence King | 240 Pages |
$19.95
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NEW PERSPECTIVES IN TYPOGRAPHY

Written by Scott Williams
This A to Z survey of typographic design by leading typographers A2/SW/HK showcases over 100 carefully selected contemporary designers, including the best examples of their current work. Featured designers include M/M (Paris), David Pearson, Philippe Apeloig, Anthony Burrill, Marion Deuchars, and Non Format, among others.
October 13, 2015 | Paperback | Laurence King | 336 Pages |
$40.00
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ATLAS OF CURSED PLACES: A TRAVEL GUIDE TO DANGEROUS AND FRIGHTFUL DESTINATIONS

Written by Le Carrer, Olivier
Atlas Obscura says this lushly illustrated New York Times bestselling guide to dozens of dangerous, eerie, and infamous locations is the perfect gift for "those who believe the world is still full of mysteries to investigate." Pick up the acclaimed Atlas of Cursed Places and visit the world's most nerve-wracking locations.
October 6, 2015 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 144 Pages |
$24.99
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LOGO MODERNISM

Written by Remington, R Roger
Modernist aesthetics in architecture, art, and product design are familiar to many. In soaring glass structures or minimalist canvases, we recognize a time of vast technological advance which affirmed the power of human beings to reshape their environment and to break, radically, from the conventions or constraints of the past.
November 8, 2015 | Hardcover | Taschen | 432 Pages |
$70.00
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DOMUS 1950S

Written by Fiell, Charlotte & Peter
Founded in 1928 as a "living diary" by the great Milanese architect and designer Gio Ponti, domus has been hailed as the world's most influential architecture and design journal. With style and rigor, it has reported on the major themes and stylistic movements in industrial, interior, product, and structural design.
October 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Taschen | 896 Pages |
$20.00
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CHINESE PROPAGANDA POSTERS

Written by Duo Duo
With his smooth, warm, ruddy face which radiated light in all directions, Chairman Mao Zedong was a fixture in Chinese propaganda posters produced between the birth of the People's Republic in 1949 and the early 1980s.
November 4, 2015 | Hardcover | Taschen | 608 Pages |
$19.99
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ETTORE SOTTSASS AND THE POETRY OF THINGS

Written by Sudjic, Deyan
The incredible life story of one of the 20th century's most important designers, who knew everyone from Hemingway to Picasso.
September 21, 2015 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 208 Pages |
$29.95
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VISUAL IMPACT: CREATIVE DISSENT IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Written by McQuiston, Liz
An accessible and richly illustrated exploration of how art and design have driven major social and political change in the 21st century.
October 5, 2015 | Paperback | Phaidon Press | 240 Pages |
$39.95

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