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
Overview Signed by the icon herself, this handsome slip-cased edition showcases work of the last fifteen years by legendary Vogue editor Grace Coddington. The book celebrates seventeen of the master photographers with whom Coddington has collaborated - including Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, Craig McDean, David Sims, Mario Testino, and Marcus Piggot and Mert Alas - in a sumptuous compilation of Coddington's most beloved fashion stories.
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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.
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2 hardcover books, comprising Steve McCurry: South Southeast 2000, published by Phaidon, Anthony Bannon: Steve McCurry 2005, published by Phaidon.
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
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.
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"
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.
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"
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The Devil's Playground presents a major collection of photographs by Nan Goldin (b.1953). Since the 1980s, Goldin has consistently created photographs that are intimate and compelling: they tell personal stories of relationships, friendships and identity, while chronicling different eras and exposing the passage of time. • Phaidon • Hardcover • 504 pages • Full color • ISBN 9780714842233
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"
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.
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"
Exploring over 500 listings in 50 countries, this useful book is the ultimate insider's guide to finding the best cup of coffee. Renowned baristas and coffee connoisseurs come together in this genius read to provide invaluable reviews and tips for locating incredible brews in cities around the world. By Avidan Ross and Liz Clayton. Published by Phaidon Press. (November 13, 2017.) Hardcover. 348 pages. 5.8" length x 1.5" width x 8.2" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873923.
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"
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Andy Warhol: Portraits, written by Tony Shafrazi, Carter Ratcliff and Robert Rosenblum, is a comprehensive overview of Warhol's extensive 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. This book is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of Warhol's many portraits, including well-known icons as well as many works largely unknown even by avid Warhol followers. • Phaidon • Softcover • 320 pages • Full color • ISBN 9780714849669
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"
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Ed Ruscha, by Richard D. Marshall, is the first ever monograph on Ruscha's work. It looks with discernment and insightful detail at the prolific and many-faceted career of an artist whose work has been variously described as pop, conceptual and surrealist: he is a skilful painter as well as a prominent print-maker, book-maker, and film-maker. The thematic and loosely chronological structure of the book brings to light the diversity and depth of Ruscha's art, while at the same time underlining the continuity and recurrence of themes and ideas within his ever surprising and prolific career. • Phaidon • Softcover • 272 pages • Full color • ISBN 9780714845487
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"
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The Sportsman, written by chef Stephen Harris, is a cook book with recipes grabbed from and inspired by the award-winning titular restaurant. From all appearances, The Sportsman, in Whitstable, Kent, is a standard English seaside pub. Following years of hard work, Stephen Harris has transformed this bucolic locale into an internationally acclaimed restaurant serving innovative regional cuisine that has earned it the top spot in Britain - and a cult following around the world. The simple, stylish recipes in Harris's debut cookbook epitomize all that's great about British cooking, and showcase his pared-back style, while his personal writings and memorabilia provide rare insight into an extraordinary life. • Phaidon • Clothbound Hardcover • 256 pages • Full color • ISBN 9780714874951
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The Noguchi Museum - A Portrait is the celebrated New York museum captured by two of today’s most respected photographers, Tina Barney and Stephen Shore. Isamu Noguchi, the influential 20th century artist, founded and designed the museum for the display of his own work. Noguchi is internationally renowned and his work is featured in over 85 prominent public collections in the US and close to 40 abroad. This is the only book that focuses on the unique dynamic between the museum’s artworks, architecture, and visitors and the museum celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2015, coinciding with publication. • Phaidon • Hardcover • 136 pages • Full color • ISBN 9780714870281
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"
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.
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They Called Her Styrene, Etc. compiles close to 600 'word' artworks by seminal American artist Ed Ruscha. Assembled together in the form of a thick block, making the book and art 'object' in itself, these images become a sort of novel without an obvious plot: a series of words with no narrative but, rather, with a life of their own. Some of the works consist of only one word - great, mud, trust - and others of short combinations or phrases, such as Indeed I do, She Sure Knew Her Devotionals, Your Polyester People, That Housing Tract is Only Texture, and, of course, They Called Her Styrene. • Phaidon • Hardcover • 580 pages • Full color • ISBN 9780714840116
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.
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"
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"
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Breuer Houses, written by Joachim Driller, is a study of the houses designed by the Hungarian-born architect from 1923 to 1973. Richly illustrated with drawings, plans and archival photography, the book provides a penetrative insight into the working methods of a key twentieth-century architectural figure. • Phaidon • Hardcover • 272 pages • Full color • ISBN 9780714838939
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.