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The landscape of London as a twenty-first-century fashion capital has never been mapped, until now, say editors Tania Fares and Sarah Mower of their definitive tome profiling 50 of the capital's leading designers - from Paul Smith and Stella McCartney to Erdem and Simone Rocha. Compiled from interviews and studio visits conducted by journalists who have known and followed them since the beginning of their careers, it goes behind-the-scenes at studios and ateliers across the capital and is accompanied by specifically commissioned portraits of each at work. It is a must-read for fashion enthusiasts and industry insiders alike. -- 680-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 978-0714873350 - Imported As seen in The EDIT magazine
With the house today often drawing on Yves Saint Laurent's most iconic fashion moments, there's no better time to be inspired by the designer's incredible legacy. From his debut show in 1962 to his final couture collection 40 years later, Phaidon's hardback monograph features original sketches, backstage Polaroids and a curated edit of the 20, 000 jewels, hats, shoes and bags usually kept hidden at the Yves Saint Laurent Foundation. We think the sapphire-toned cover makes it a striking gift or addition to your coffee table. -- 432-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714874715 - Imported
It's been said that getting your picture taken by Annie Leibovitz is one of the greatest signs of success - and this impressive portfolio certainly proves the point. Bound in a beautiful hardback cover, Phaidon's tome archives 150 of the photographer's most iconic and powerful portraits alongside never-before-published shots captured between 2005 and 2016. It's impressively sized to do justice to her beautifully cinematic compositions and closes with an essay by Annie herself. -- 316-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875132 - Made in the UK
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Phaidon's monograph opens up the glittering and colorful universe of one of fashion's most photographed women. Made closely with Anna Dello Russo, this personal tome chronicles her work across Vogue Italia , L'Uomo Vogue and Vogue Japan to her street style legacy with the help of 800 photographs and illustrations. As well-accessorized as the woman herself, this volume is packaged in a keepsake box filled with tokens - like a deck of signature fashion trading cards, a pop-up book and a life-sized poster of Dello Russo, as well as excerpts from her personal diary and meticulously kept show notes, written from the front row. -- 552-page hardcover book - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Phaidon Press - ISBN: 978-0-7148-7567-5
The first of two volumes, Grace: Thirty Years at Vogue documents the impressive portfolio of former Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington. This edition is filled with imagery, personal anecdotes and insider stories from photographers and industry insiders – not to mention two forwards penned by good friends Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld. The cover is printed with a vibrant caricature that is sure to capture attention when displayed on your coffee table. -- 408-page hardcover book - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Phaidon Press - ISBN: 978-0-7148-7059-5 - Imported
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Drawing on a carefully selected network of editors and in-the-know locals, Wallpaper*'s city guides have long been considered an essential for seasoned travelers. This exclusive set details 10 of the coolest destinations in North and South America. They're presented in a branded mint-green box that beautifully complements the signature Pantone covers, and as any fan of the magazine will know, each includes at least 100 illustrations, a fold-out map and section for your own notes and memos. Keep them tucked inside a jacket pocket for a quick rundown on the neighborhood you're exploring, a tip on the hottest place for dinner or information on nearby museums. -- Wallpaper* City Guide Lima; published: 2013; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-866-406 - Wallpaper* City Guide Havana; published: 2014; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-866-550 - Wallpaper* City Guide Mexico City; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-869-575 - Wallpaper* City Guide Miami; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-869-599 - Wallpaper* City Guide Los Angeles; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-871-387 - Wallpaper* City Guide Buenos Aires; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-071-4872-391 - Wallpaper* City Guide Rio de Janeiro; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-871-370 - Wallpaper* City Guide New York; published: 2017; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-873-725 - Wallpaper* City Guide San Francisco; published: 2017; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-874-821 - Wallpaper* City Guide Toronto; published: 2017; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-872-728
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Hardcover book titled Breuer written by Robert McCarter with foreword by the former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas P. Campbell and published by Phaidon detailing the work and life of architect and designer Marcel Breuer.
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Hardcover, &Fork: 100 Designers, 10 Curators, 10 Good Designs, published by Phaidon Press in 2007, written by Tom Dixon, Maria Helena Estrada, Pierre Keller and et al., features writers, curators and designers who discuss their knowledge about international product design, &Fork, and their careers as one of the most innovative international design product.
Collecting Art for Love, Money and More: * Arranged into ten topics that are approached through a key question and answer format, art advisers Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner offer an accessible yet unrivalled insider's view into the often opaque world of collecting art, drawing from their extensive experience in working with collectors and institutions of contemporary art. Collecting Art for Love, Money and More looks at why collecting art is a completely unique experience that offers emotional, intellectual and social rewards. The authors argue that the motivations for acquiring a work of art and building a collection, unlike buying anything else, may be any combination of investment potential, aesthetics, love of art, challenge, intellectual exploration, social status, adrenaline rush, ego-building or public attention. Hardback. 192 pages *Measurements:* 9.75" x 6.75"
Where Bartenders Drink: * In the footsteps of bestsellers Where Chefs Eat and Where to Eat Pizza where the best bartenders go for the best drinks. Where Bartenders Drink is the insider's guide. The best 300 expert drink makers share their secrets 750 spots spread across 60 countries revealing where they go for a drink throughout the world when they're off duty. Hardback. 420 pages. *Measurements:* 8" x 5.5"
The Japanese Garden: * An in-depth exploration spanning 800 years of the art, essence, and enduring impact of the Japanese garden. The most comprehensive exploration of the art of the Japanese garden published to date, this book covers more than eight centuries of the history of this important genre. Author and garden designer Sophie Walker brings fresh insight to this subject, exploring the Japanese garden in detail through a series of essays and with 100 featured gardens, ranging from ancient Shinto shrines to imperial gardens and contemporary Zen designs. Hardback. 304 pages *Measurements:* 10.75" x 8.25"
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2 hardcover books, comprising Steve McCurry: South Southeast 2000, published by Phaidon, Anthony Bannon: Steve McCurry 2005, published by Phaidon.
Naples and the Amalfi Coast: * The newest addition to the popular Silver Spoon cookbook series provides a culinary guide to one of Italy's best-loved regions Naples and the Amalfi Coast takes readers on a rich gastronomic journey through a perennially appealing, visually stunning region of Italy. The delightfully authentic dishes featured include fennel biscuits and other locally beloved antipasti, such classics as pizza Margherita, and an array of mouthwatering desserts. Chapters spotlight key produce and ingredients, from buffalo mozzarella from Benevento and tomatoes from San Marzano to lemons from Sorrento. Hardback. 272 pages. *Measurements:* 10.5" x 7.25"
The Art Museum: * Visit the world's most comprehensive and compelling museum in a book from prehistoric times to the present, over 1,600 artworks created with the expertise of 28 art world curators and historians. Housing the finest art collection ever assembled, this revised, reformatted edition offers the museum experience without the boundaries of space and time, taking the reader on a tour around the world and through the ages. Its rooms and galleries display some 1,600 artworks, selected from the original collection, including paintings, sculpture, photographs, textiles, installations, performances, videos, prints, ceramics, manuscripts, metalwork, and jewel work. Hardback. 548 pages. *Measurements:* 12" x 9.5"
Raymond Pettibon: A Pen of All Work: * The most comprehensive monograph in print on this provocative artist, who has helped to redefine contemporary art. This thorough, multifaceted assessment of Raymond Pettibon's entire career to date includes nearly 700 images, contributions from important figures in the art-historical and cultural fields, and a recent interview with the artist. Beginning with childhood drawings, the book moves through to his mature work, which embraces both high and low culture. Hardback. 408 pages *Measurements:* 12.5" x 9.75"
Art is the Highest Form of Hope & Other Quotes by Artists: * Advice, strong opinions, and personal revelations by the world's greatest artists exclusively researched for this new book. Featuring the most inspirational and insightful collection of quotes by artists through the ages and across the globe, this exquisite keepsake is the ideal book for artists, collectors, and armchair enthusiasts. As painters, sculptors, photographers, and other visual artists see and experience the world through a unique lens, Art is the Highest Form of Hope & Other Quotes by Artists shows that their life lessons, private revelations, and frank, often irreverent, opinions can guide us all. Hardback. 336 pages. *Measurements:* 8" x 5.5"
Where to Eat Pizza: * Over 1,000 food experts and aficionados from around the world reveal their insider tips on finding a perfect slice of pizza. From the publishers of the bestselling Where Chefs Eat comes the next food guide sensation on the most popular dish pizza! The world over, people want the inside scoop on where to get that ultimate slice of pizza. Hardback. 576 pages. *Measurements:* 8" x 5.5"
Graphic: 500 Designs that Matter: * Five hundred of the most iconic graphic designs of all time, from the beginnings of mechanical reproduction to the present. The process of visual communication and problem solving through the use of typography, space, image, and colour informs the way we connect across languages and cultures. Derived from the acclaimed Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design, this fascinating compendium celebrates the long, rich history of graphic design, from the first sample of movable type and the Nuremberg Chronicle of the fifteenth century to the cutting edge magazines, posters, and ephemera of today. Hardback. 708 pages. *Measurements:* 6.5" x 4.75"
Prepared to be awed by dazzling shows that lasted a matter of minutes, extravaganzas that were as fleeting as the fashion trends they showcased, and above all the meticulous talent of their creator, known to everyone simply as Alex, says author Sally Singer as an introduction to this hardcover book. Celebrating 25 years of iconic moments produced by designer Alexandre de Betak, this tome is structured thematically to provide unrivaled insight into how fashion is as much about art as it is commerce. A perfect gift for anyone who appreciates style and design, every page is brimming with unseen photographs, moodboards and memories. -- 292-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714873534 - Imported
Vegan: The Cookbook: * The definitive collection of delicious home-cooked vegan dishes from around the world. With nearly 500 vegetable-driven recipes, Vegan: The Cookbook, inspired by cuisines around the work, brings vegan home cooking to new levels of deliciousness. Featuring dishes from countries ranging from Albania to Zambia, it showcases the culinary diversity of vegan cuisine, highlighting regional fruits and vegetables, traditional cooking techniques, and universally delectable flavours. Home cooks will discover sweet and savoury starters, soups, salads, mains, and desserts for all to enjoy, accompanied by straightforward instructions and gorgeous colour photography. Hardcover. 480 pages *Measurements:* 7.25" x 10.75"
Grace: 30 Years of Fashion at Vogue: * A celebration of the work of legendary fashion stylist Grace Coddington in her first 30 years at Vogue UK and US. The edition includes a special, illustrated and autographed letter by Grace. The 408-page collection of Grace Coddington's greatest work as a fashion stylist and sittings editor is not just a monograph of her first 30 years at Vogue, it is also a visual reminiscence of 30 years of British and American Vogue's best work. Hardcover. 408 pages *Measurements:* 10.75" x 14"
Yves Saint Laurent Accessories: * Yves Saint Laurent Accessories is the first book to date to shed light on the breathtaking accessories created by one of the most influential fashion designers of all time. From his first collection in 1962 to his acclaimed final presentation in 2002, Yves Saint Laurent created exquisite jewellery, hats, shoes, and handbags to complement and enhance each of his couture creations. Beautifully designed, in a small format evocative of a jewellery box, the book offers an unprecedented glimpse into the highly confidential archives of The Yves Saint Laurent Foundation in Paris, which is home to over 20,000 remarkable accessories. Hardback. 432 pages. *Measurements:* 9.75" x 7.5"
Greece: The Cookbook: * Greece: The Cookbook is the definitive work on the rich and fascinating cooking of modern Greece. Greece: The Cookbook is the first truly comprehensive bible of Greek food in English. Rapidly increasing in popularity, Greek food is simple to prepare, healthy and delicious, and, more than most other cuisines, bears all the hallmarks of the rich cultural history of the land and sea from which it is drawn. Hardback. 704 pages. *Measurements:* 10.5" x 8.25"
London Uprising: * An unprecedented and intimate behind-the-scenes look at London designer fashion over the last fifteen years, edited by Tania Fares and Sarah Mower and profiling 50 leading London fashion designers, from Paul Smith and Stella McCartney to Erdem and Simone Rocha. London has long been a fashion-world capital, and the past fifteen years have been an especially fertile period in its centuries-long history of setting trends. This stunning book is an all-access pass into the world of designer fashion - an exclusive behind-the-scenes studio tour that calls in on fifty of the city's leading design talents - London-based global superstars - all of whom open up about their practice and philosophy, and share a wealth of images from their private collections. Hardcover. 608 pages *Measurements:* 10" x 11.5"
The Great Dixter Cookbook: * Seasonal recipes and expert planting guides from Great Dixter, Christopher Lloyd's quintessential English country garden. The Great Dixter Cookbook features seventy simple and delicious seasonal recipes from the kitchen garden at Great Dixter, the historic house and garden located on the borders of Kent and Sussex. Dishes included range from English classics such as chicken and leek pie, apple crumble, and beetroot chutney, to contemporary recipes like crispy kale with sea salt and shakshuka. Hardback. 240 pages. *Measurements:* 10.5" x 8"
Elemental Living: Elemental Living presents 60 works of architecture from across the 20th and 21st centuries that have a special relationship with the natural world. The book includes a visually breathtaking selection of architect-created houses that have been designed to create unparalleled views of a wide variety of natural landscapes; designed to be almost indistinguishable from the natural landscape; or designed using materials and forms found in the natural landscape. Each house demonstrates a deep concern with the creation of unique living spaces that connect their inhabitants with the forests, mountains, lakes, deserts, and oceans that have attracted humanity for millennial. Hardback. 280 pages *Measurements:* 11.5" x 10"
Agnes Martin: * Agnes Martin's career spanned over seven decades. Though a major influence on Minimalist painters, Martin saw her own work, more closely related to Abstract Expressionism, her paintings being meditations on innocence, beauty, happiness and love.' This important and beautiful book brings together 130 of Martin's paintings and drawings, with her previously unpublished writings and lecture notes, which vividly illuminate her art. Hardback. 240 pages *Measurements:* 11.5" x 10"
Betak: Fashion Show Revolution: * Enter the world of high fashion with the creative legend who designed and directed the greatest spectacles in fashion with hundreds of unpublished behind-the-scenes images. For 25 years, Betak has produced many of the fashion world's most memorable shows and events for brands as diverse as Dior and Victoria's Secret. This stunning, lavishly produced volume celebrates his career via set and show photography, as well as hundreds of unpublished behind-the-scenes images. Structured thematically to bring readers inside Betak's creative process, the book provides unrivalled insight into how fashion becomes art as well as commerce. Hardback. 292 pages *Measurements:* 12.75" x 10"
Andy Warhol Portraits: * To the general public, Andy Warhol is known as a painter of famous faces, from Liz and Marilyn and Jackie and Marlon to his own ever-changing self-portrait. Less known are the portraits he made throughout his career of socialites, art dealers, collectors, politicians, and a variety of contemporary cult figures, mostly commissioned work that helped finance Warhol's many other artistic activities. Published March 7, 2009. Hardcover 320 pages *Measurements:* 11.5" x 9.75"
The World is Your Burger: * An encyclopaedic, eye catching tribute to one of the world's most popular foods the humble hamburger. Celebrate the classic hamburger with this unprecedented collection of essays, photographs, and ephemera a colourful look at the burger's origins and impact, assembled by a true burgerphile whose passion has taken him around the globe. Perfect for home cooks and pop culture addicts alike, the book is chock full of original research, exclusive interviews with culinary icons, never before seen archival photographs from brands such as McDonald's and White Castle, and twelve delicious recipes. Hardback. 432 pages. *Measurements:* 8.5" x 8.5"
Cest la Vie!: The Wonderful World of Jean-Jacques Sempe: * A unique collection of more that 200 cartoons by Jean-Jacques Sempe, Cest la vie! represents the world famous cartoonist's work at its best. Cartoon connoisseurs, francophiles and the general public will be delighted to see the world through the ever observant and witty eye of Jean-Jacques Sempe who captures the essence of modern life though familiar characters, happily-married couples, some more and some less so, tyrannical bosses, unpredictable children, bored rich people, annoying neighbours, dedicated musicians, faithful churchgoers and aspiring artists. Hardback. 304 pages. *Measurements:* 10.5" x 8.5"
Regarding Cocktails: * Regarding Cocktails is the only book from the late Sasha Petraske, the legendary bartender who changed cocktail culture with his speakeasy-style bar Milk & Honey. Here are 85 cocktail recipes from his repertoire - the beloved classics and modern variations - with stories from the bartenders he personally trained. Ingredients, measurements, and preparations are beautifully illustrated so that readers can make professional cocktails at home. Hardcover. 256 pages *Measurements:* 6.25" x 8.75"
Spectrum: * Globally acclaimed architectural designer John Pawson takes you on a multi-colored journey across the world through a carefully curated sequence of 320 images. It's a celebration of color from one of the most unexpected sources. His architecture might be known for its limited color palette, primarily white, but his photographs tell another story. Pawson is always taking photographs of patterns, details, textures, and spatial arrangements that often inform his work, which includes the new Design Museum in London and Calvin Klein retail stores. Hardback. 352 pages *Measurements:* 9.75" x 8.25"
Eataly: * The best modern Italian recipes from the largest and most prestigious Italian marketplace in the world. This beautiful cookbook, created in collaboration with Eataly, one of the greatest Italian food brands, features 300 landmark recipes highlighting the best of contemporary Italian home cooking. Excellent, fail-safe recipes and new ideas are presented in a sophisticated package, making this a must-have book for everyone wanting to learn about how Italians cook today. Hardcover. 512 pages *Measurements:* 7.25" x 10.75"
Elizabeth Street Cafe: * French inspired Vietnamese cooking from the cultural hub of Austin, Texas recommended by everyone from locals to Bon Appetit to The New York Times to goop. Elizabeth Street Cafe a celebrated eatery with a devoted following features French inspired Vietnamese cooking. Chefs Tom Moorman and Larry McGuire share 100 recipes of beautiful and delicious Vietnamese fare and French baked goods from Spicy Breakfast Fried Rice and Eggs to Green Jungle Curry Noodles, and Palm Sugar Ice Cream to Toasted Coconut Cream Puffs. Hardback. 240 pages. *Measurements:* 10.5" x 8.25"
Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016: * Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016 is the photographer's follow-up to her two landmark books, Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990 and A Photographer's Life, 1990-2005. In this new collection, Leibovitz has captured the most influential and compelling figures of the last decade in the style that has made her one of the most beloved talents of our time. Each of the photographs documents contemporary culture with an artist's eye, wit, and an uncanny ability to personalize even the most recognizable and distinguished figures. Hardback. 316 pages *Measurements:* 14.25" W x 10.5" H
Made in Italy By Joe Warwick, Joshua David Stein, Natascha Mirosch, Evelyn Chen Hardcover 1184 pages Imprint: Phaidon Press limited ISBN: 978-0714875651 Measurements Width: 2.5in / 6.5cm Height: 8.25in / 21cm Length: 5.75in / 14.5cm
The Beatles: A Hard Days Night: * In March of 1964 director Richard Lester began shooting A Hard Day's Night, a black and white feature film starring the Beatles. With slapstick humor and a fantastic soundtrack, the movie imagines the excitement and chaos of thirty six hours in the life of the Fab Four, and stars John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, with Wilfrid Brambell portraying McCartney's grandfather. The Making of A Hard Day's Night is a collection of photographs and rare ephemera that documents the band on set and behind the scenes. Hardback. 284 pages. *Measurements:* 11" x 9.5"
On Vegetables: * The highly anticipated cookbook from Jeremy Fox, the California chef who is redefining vegetable based cuisine with global appeal. Known for his game changing approach to cooking with vegetables, Jeremy Fox first made his name at the Michelin starred restaurant Ubuntu in Napa Valley. Today he is one of America's most talked about chefs, celebrated for the ingredient focused cuisine he serves at the Los Angeles restaurant, Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen. Hardback. 320 pages. *Measurements:* 10.5" x 8.25"
Wood: * Wood is a fresh, insightful and surprising look at the world's best timber architecture. With 170 structures from the last 1,000 years, Wood features projects from some of the world's most celebrated architects. Renzo Piano's otherworldly New Caledonian Cultural Centre is found alongside projects from Tadao Ando and Peter Zumthor. Even the work of Le Corbusier, an architect best known for his work in concrete, is shown in his humble Mediterranean log cabin, Le Cabanon, his last home. Hardback. 224 pages. *Measurements:* 11.5" x 9.75"