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
Two hardcover books focusing on the work of British architectural designer John Pawson titled John Pawson: Works written by Deyan Sudjic and John Pawson: Plain Space written by Alison Morris and both published by Phaidon. One book has been personalized by artist.
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
This comprehensive book from award-winning urban and public realm design firm James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro offers a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of New York City's High Line. Published by Phaidon Press, this large volume features over 450 pages about the famed park. By James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Published by Phaidon Press. (November 9, 2015.) Hardcover. 452 pages. 13.00" length x 1.75" width x 9.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714871004.
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
Celebrating America's diverse culinary heritage, America: The Cookbook features 800 home-cooked recipes organized by course. This comprehensive work includes contributions from the nation's greatest chefs and writers alongside images of mouth-watering dishes. By Gabrielle Langholtz. Published by Phaidon Press. (October 9, 2017.) Hardcover. 768 pages. 7.5" length x 2.4" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873961.
Hailed as a style Bible, Phaidon's newly updated tome takes a fresh look at the fashion world and the people who inspired and created it. This easy-to-use A-Z guide spans two centuries and profiles over 570 stylists, models and photographers alongside pioneering designers - plus a new category of educational institutions. Each entry includes an image illustrating a key aspect of the subjects and a cross-referencing system that makes it simple to explore collaborations and connections - perfect for fashion students and aspiring editors. -- 592-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714871073 - Imported
Emerging during the male-dominated art scene of the 1960s, Yayoi Kusama prospered to become a globally renowned creative with extraordinary style. Influencing subculture and feminist movements among others, the versatile artist is celebrated for her themes of self-image and sexuality induced in pop culture. An expanded edition of her comprehensive monograph, this volume is a window into Kusama's expressive world of psychedelic colors, repetitive patterns, motivating words, and more. By Catherine Taft, Laura Hoptman, Akira Tatehata, Udo Kultermann. Published by Phaidon Press. (November 8, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 240 pages. 10.50" length x 1.25" width x 12.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873459.
This insider's guide to some of the best drink establishments in the world features more than 700 listings recommended by over 225 of the industry's leading bartenders. Filled with helpful facts about each establishment as well as easy-to-navigate maps, this handy volume is a must-have for world travelers looking to find the perfect drink. By Adrienne Stillman. Published by Phaidon Press. (February 27, 2017.) Hardcover. 418 pages. 5.50" length x 1.50" width x 8.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873152.
Encased in a stunning light blue and gold clamshell box, this two-volume book set celebrates the work of Vogue creative director and fashion legend Grace Coddington, known globally for her impeccable taste and elaborate photo spreads. Together, the comprehensive volumes include more than 600 images, along with personal stories, and never-before-seen images from renowned photographers such as Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, and Herb Ritts. Includes two hardcover books. By Grace Coddington. Edited by Grace Coddington and Michael Roberts. Forewords by Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld. Published by Phaidon Press. (2016.) Hardcovers with clamshell box. Each: 408 pages. Box: 12.0" length x 4.5" width x 15.5" height. Each book: 11" length x 2" width x 14" height. (Approximately.). ISBN: 9780714873718.
Spanning almost 200 years, The Fashion Book: New and Expanded Edition, is a massive A-to-Z encyclopedia of fashion packed with hundreds of profiles designers, photographers, style icons, models, and retailers. Hardcover 576 pages
Peter Chadwick's This Brutal World is a curated collection of Brutalist architecture. The 224-page book includes the works of great contemporary and 20th century architects including Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield, Le Corbusier, and Mies van der Rohe. By Peter Chadwick. Published by Phaidon Press. (May 23, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 224 pages. 10.0" length x 1.0" width x 11.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714871080.
This is the second and final volume of Vogue editor Grace Coddington's collective best work. The pages showcase photographs from the last 15 years and celebrates the legendary photographers the fashion icon has worked with. Featuring gorgeous color illustrations, as well as personal anecdotes, this massive book is a treasure to behold. By Grace Coddington. Published by Phaidon Press; Box Slp edition. (September 5, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket and slipcase. 408 pages. 12.00" length x 3.00" width x 16.75" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714871974.
Featuring profiles of 50 of today's top London fashion designers as well as exclusive images from their design studios, London Uprising: Fifty Fashion Designers, One City offers a behind-the-scenes look into the past 15 years of one of the world's most renowned fashion capitals. Edited by Tania Fares and Sarah Mower. Published by Phaidon Press. (February 13, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 608 pages. 10.0" length x 2.0" width x 11.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873350.
A lens into the enigma of the universe, this volume chronicles diverse interpretations of astronomy: renderings of the skies, stars, planets, and celestial philosophy. Together with never-before-published work, this selection consists of 300 paintings, photographs, animations, and more, curated by experts in the field. Readers will be in awe with the contrasts and similarities of assorted theories highlighted throughout these pages. By Phaidon editors. Contributions by David Malin and Paul Murdin. Published by Phaidon. (October 9, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 352 pages. 10.25" length x 1.50" width x 11.75" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714874616.
Phaidon presents a carefully curated selection of inspirational quotes from celebrated artists around the globe. By Phaidon editors. Published by Phaidon. (October 10, 2016.) Hardcover. 336 pages. 5.50" length x 1.00" width x 8.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714872438.
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"
Launching her career at Rolling Stone and venturing on to numerous publications, Annie Leibovitz is globally renowned for her expressive, intimate portraits. A third installment by the American photographer, this volume chronicles her iconic work over the past decade. Fans of the artist will delight in this gorgeous collection of imagery, from Elizabeth Warren in her office to Lena Dunham walking through an eerie garden in Brooklyn. By Annie Leibovitz. Introduction by Alexandra Fuller. Published by Phaidon. (October 25, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 312 pages. 11.5" length x 1.5" width x 14.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714875132.
This monograph presents the life of Ettore Sottsass, a legendary Italian architect and designer whose unique work remains relevant to date. Taken from the archives of his lengthy and diverse career, these beautiful pages depict awe-inspiring sketches, architectural projects, sculptures, and more. By Phillipe Thome, Francesca Picchi, Emily King. Published by Phaidon Press; New edition. (July 24, 2017.) Hardcover. 492 pages. 9.4" length x 1.9" width x 13.1" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714875200.