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Hardcover book titled Piaget published by Abrams in 2014 with text by Florence Müller detailing the history and essence of the brand accompanied by images of their fine jewelry and watches.
Abrams Alexander Mcqueen Edited By Claire Wilcox Hardcover Book - Black
From ground-breaking essays by expert fashion commentators, cultural scholars and collaborators to an Encyclopedia of Collections dating back to McQueen's spectacular 1992 MA graduation show, this hardcover book is the definitive work on one of Britain's most daring and provocative designers. This stunning 352-page compendium has been published to accompany the Victoria and Albert Museum in London’s Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty retrospective, and has been edited by exhibition curator Claire Wilcox. With more than 440 striking images of previously unseen archival material, it is perfect for devotees of the late fashion visionary. -- Alexander McQueen edited by Claire Wilcox- 352-page hardcover book - Published: 2015- Publisher: Victoria and Albert Publishing- ISBN: 978-1-8517-7859-1- Made in the UK
Beaches: Gray Malin is the artist of the moment for the Hollywood and fashion elite. His awe-inspiring aerial photographs of beaches around the world are shot from doorless helicopters, creating playful and stunning celebrations of light, shape, and perspective, as well as summer bliss. Combining the spirit of travel, adventure, luxury, and artistry, Malin built his eponymous lifestyle brand from a deep passion for photography and interior design. His work forges the synergy between wanderlust and adventure, creating the ultimate visual escape. Beaches features more than twenty cities across six continents: Australia: Sydney; North America: Santa Monica, Miami, San Francisco, Kaua'i, Chicago, The Hamptons, and Cancun; South America: Rio de Janeiro; Europe: Capri, Rimini, Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio, Amalfi Coast, Barcelona, Lisbon and Saint-Tropez; Africa: Cape Town; Asia: Dubai Published May 10, 2016. Hardcover. 144 pages Measurements: 13" x 10" " origin="China"
Commune: Commune was established in Los Angeles in 2004 by four like-minded souls-Roman Alonso, Steven Johanknecht, Pamela Shamshiri, and Ramin Shamshiri- with a common mission: to enhance life through design and to blur the lines between disciplines, eras, and styles. Published October 14, 2014. Paperback. 256 pages Measurements: 9.25" x 11" " material="Paper" origin="China"
Abrams Layered: Baking, Building, and Styling Spectacular Cakes
Layered: Baking, Building, and Styling Spectacular Cakes: It's time to venture beyond vanilla and chocolate and take your baking skills up a notch. We're talking layers--two, three, four, or more! Create sky-high, bakery-quality treats at home with Tessa Huff's 150 innovative recipes, which combine new and exciting flavors of cake, fillings, and frostings--everything from pink peppercorn cherry to bourbon butterscotch, and pumpkin vanilla chai to riesling rhubarb and raspberry chocolate stout. Published April 19, 2016. Hardcover. 288 pages Measurements: 7" x 10" " material="Paper" origin="China"
Abrams David Hockney: A Yorkshire Sketchbook
David Hockney: A Yorkshire Sketchbook: In recent years renowned artist David Hockney has returned to England to paint the landscape of his childhood in East Yorkshire. Although his passionate interest in new technologies has led him to develop a virtuosic drawing technique on the iPad, he has also traveled outdoors with a traditional sketchbook, an invaluable tool as he works quickly to capture the changing light and fleeting effects of the weather. Published January 3, 2012. Hardcover. 92 pages Measurements: 8.25" x 5.75" " material="Paper" origin="United Kingdom"
Abrams Chihuly on Paper
Chihuly on Paper: These three volumes, housed in a stunning slipcase, bring together many of renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly's most impressive works on paper. Organized across medium--graphite, charcoal, and acrylic--Chihuly on Paper is the single most comprehensive book covering what the artist considers to be the most direct representation of the energy behind his artistic process. Published April 1, 2014. Hardcover. 512 pages Measurements: 10.25" x 13.25" " material="Paper" origin="United States"
Abrams W: Stories
W: Stories: W magazine is renowned for its avant-garde fashion stories, those elaborate confections of magic and mystery that have inspired and captivated readers for more than two decades. This volume gathers 10 of the most remarkable stories, each in its entirety, along with never-before-seen outtakes. Published October 21, 2014. Hardcover. 256 pages . Measurements: 10.25" x 13.25" " material="Paper" origin="China"
Abrams Art Deco 1910-1939
Art Deco 1910-1939: Art deco --the style of the flapper, the luxury ocean liner, and the skyscraper--came to epitomize the glamour, luxury, and hedonism of the Jazz Age. It burst onto the world stage at the 1925 Exposition internationale des art decoratifs et industriels modernes in Paris and quickly swept the globe. Its influence was felt everywhere, from the skylines of New York and Shanghai to the design of fashionable eveningwear, jewelry, and plastic radios. Published June 2, 2015. Hardcover. 464 pages Measurements: 9.75" x 11" " material="Paper" origin="China"
Pradasphere: Founded in 1913, Prada has evolved into a brand with a unique ability to embed thought-provoking, clever ideas in totally pleasurable objects--from shoes and bags to coats, dresses, and skirts, the clothing makes a statement. And Pradasphere --both in its package and content--does the same. Published April 21, 2015. Hardcover with slipcase. 326 pages Measurements: 11.25" x 15.75" " material="Paper"
Abrams Lartigue: Life in Color
Lartigue: Life in Color: Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894-1986) was the best-known "amateur" in the history of photography, famously discovered by the art world and given an exhibition at MoMA in New York when he was in his late sixties. He began by recording the pastimes and customs of his wealthy Parisian milieu, indulging his fascination with sports and aviation, and throughout his long life he was never without his camera. Published February 9, 2016. Hardcover. 168 pages Measurements: 8.75" x 9.5" " material="Paper" origin="France"
Abrams Vanity Fair 100 Years
Vanity Fair 100 Years: A laudatory catalogue presents reminiscences of the beloved children's author and illustrator from both friends and colleagues. Hardcover 224 pages Measurements: 10.5" x 11.25" Care: Wipe with a dry cloth Published: June 11, 2013 Official book description: Vanity Fair 100 Years showcases a century of personality and power, art and commerce, crisis and culture--both highbrow and low. From its inception in 1913, through the Jazz Age and the Depression, to its reincarnation in the boom-boom Reagan years, to the image-saturated Information Age, Vanity Fair has presented the modern era as it has unfolded, using wit, imagination, peerless literary narrative, and bold, groundbreaking imagery from the greatest photographers, artists, and illustrators of the day. This sumptuous book takes a decade-by-decade look at the world as seen by the magazine, stopping to describe the incomparable editor Frank Crown in shield and the birth of the Jazz Age Vanity Fair, the magazine's controversial rebirth in 1983, and the history of the glamorous Vanity Fair Oscar Party. With its exhaustive sweep, visual impact, and time-capsule format, Vanity Fair 100 Years is the book everyone will want in 2013. " material="Hardcover"
Abrams Avedon Fashion 1944-2000
Avedon Fashion 1944-2000: This is a major retrospective of the influential fashion photography of Richard Avedon, spanning nearly six decades. Encompassing six decades of extraordinary work, " Avedon Fashion 1944-2000 " includes more than 200 works by Richard Avedon, from vintage prints and magazine layouts to contact sheets and personal correspondence. Showing Avedon's groundbreaking early work for Harper's Bazaar to his later work at "Vogue", "Egoiste" and "The New Yorker", this volume represents a major retrospective of the photographer's work. The book has been assembled by Carol Squiers, curator at the International Center of Photography and photography critic Vince Aletti. Published June 1, 2009. Hardcover. 372 pages . Measurements: 10" x 12.75" " origin="United States"
Abrams The Coveteur
The Coveteur: Based on the wildly popular fashion website, The Coveteur is a photography coffee table book offering exclusive access to celebrity closets and homes. Has over four million visitors a month who come for the insider portraiture, profiles and beautiful photographic excavations of fashion's celebrated personalities. Published October 18, 2016. Hardcover. 272 pages Measurements: 9" x 11" " material="Paper"
Abrams Vogue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute
Vogue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute: Drawn from the extensive Vogue archives, the featured stories showcase the photographs of icons such as Annie Leibovitz, Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, and Craig McDean; the vision of legendary Vogue editors like Grace Coddington and Tonne Goodman; and the knowledge and wit of writers such as Hamish Bowles and Jonathan Van Meter. Published September 23, 2014. Hardcover. 272 pages Measurements: 9.75" x 12.25" " material="Paper" origin="United States"
Abrams Harper's Bazaar: Models
Harper's Bazaar: Models: You know them by their first names: Christy. Naomi. Linda. Kate. Gisele. Their faces are unforgettable. They are supermodels, and the pages of HarperÛas Bazaar are their stageand the stage for fashion's biggest names. HarperÛas Bazaar: Models gives an exclusive look at the top models that have graced the magazine for the last sixty years. Harper's Bazaar editor at large Derek Blasberg has selected twenty-eight women for this book from the publication's rich and diverse history: iconic beauties from Suzy Parker, Dovima, and China Machado to Iman, Patti Hansen, and Cindy Crawfordplus new stars such as Lara Stone, Hilary Rhoda, and Lily Donaldson. Alongside essays written by Blasberg, who is a friend and confidant to many of the models, are more than 200 stunning photographs shot by leading photographers including Richard Avedon, Francesco Scavullo, Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Lindbergh, and more. Filled with revealing anecdotes and images from the archives, Harper's Bazaar: Models is a celebration of the gorgeous women who have lent so much inspiration and beauty to the pages of this visionary magazine. Published October 13, 2015. 320 pages. Hardcover. " material="Paper"
Abrams Avedon's France: Old World, New Look
Avedon's France: Old World, New Look: Exploring Richard Avedon's fascination with France, Avedon's France brings together a collection of spectacular photographs; selected interviews, letters, publications, and writings (including new material from the Avedon Foundation archives); and substantive essays by the authors. In addition to five portfolios of French sitters spanning a lifetime of portraiture, it looks at Avedon's apprenticeship to his mentor, Alexei Brodovitch; his encounters with French fashion; his idealized version of Paris in the movie Funny Face; his fresh take on the belle epoque in his book on Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Diary of a Century; and his fruitful association with the magazine Egoiste later in his life. Published March 7, 2017. Hardcover. 792 pages Measurements: 6" x 7.25" "
Abrams The Wes Anderson Collection
The Wes Anderson Collection: The Wes Anderson Collection is the first in-depth overview of Anderson's filmography, guiding readers through his life and career. Previously unpublished photos, artwork and ephemera complement a book-length conversation between Anderson and award-winning critic Matt Zoller Seitz. The interview and images are woven together in a meticulously designed book that captures the spirit of his films: melancholy and playful, wise and childish, and thoroughly original. Published October 8, 2013. Hardcover. 336 pages. Measurements: 10" x 12" "
Abrams Chihuly Slipcased Set
Chihuly Slipcased Set: Published December 10, 2014. Boxed set. 728 pages Measurements: 10" x 12" " material="Paper" origin="China"
Abrams New Shade Garden
New Shade Garden: Druse offers advice for common problems facing today's gardeners, from addressing the deer situation to watering plants without stressing limited resources. Detailing all aspects of the gardening process, the book covers basic topics such as designing your own garden, pruning trees, preparing soil for planting, and the vast array of flowers and greenery that grow best in the shade. Published April 14, 2015. HC-POB with jacket. 256 pages Measurements: 8.5"" x 10.75"" " material="Paper"
Abrams Handpicked: Simple, Sustainable and Seasonal Flower Arrangements
Handpicked: Simple, Sustainable and Seasonal Flower Arrangements: Brooklyn-based florist Ingrid Carozzi reveals her secrets for creating flower arrangements that are modern, original, and organic in style. Organized by season, the book presents simple step-by-step instruction (how to measure, cut, and place each bloom) for making more than 35 arrangements. Published March 14, 2017. Hardcover (Paper over Board). 160 pages Measurements: 8" x 10.5" "
Abrams Piet Mondrian: Life and Work
Piet Mondrian: Life and Work: Piet Mondrian's rigorously geometric paintings in primary colors are icons of the 20th century that had a powerful impact on popular taste in art and design. This volume brings together more than 230 superb paintings with documentary images from the artist's life. Published May 26, 2015. Hardcover. 392 pages Measurements: 9.5" x 12" " material="Paper" origin="Netherlands"
Abrams Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei: Artist, designer, architect, author, publisher, and curator: Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) is a truly 21st--century creative, influential across a variety of media. During his childhood, criticism of his father's poetry--he was labeled as a dissident--meant that Ai and his family were exiled to a remote region of China for 16 years. Following the death of Chairman Mao, Ai left to train as an artist in Beijing and New York. Published November 10, 2015. Hardcover. 240 pages Measurements: 11" x 11.75" " material="Paper" origin="Italy"
Abrams New Bohemians
New Bohemians: In The New Bohemians , LA-based designer Justina Blakeney defines the New Bohemians as creative individuals who are boutique owners and bloggers, entrepreneurs and ex-pats, artists and urban farmers. They embrace free-spirited, no-rules lifestyles and apply that attitude to all areas of their existence, including their homes. Published April 14, 2015. Hardcover. 304 pages Measurements: 8" x 10" "
Abrams Extreme Earth
Extreme Earth: Extreme Earth represents an extraordinary achievement in exploration and photography. One of the world's leading documentary photographers, Michael Martin has devoted many years to this vast project, which surveys the four climate zones where extremes of temperature and drought prevail: the Arctic, the deserts of the Northern Hemisphere, the deserts of the Southern Hemisphere, and the Antarctic. Published October 13, 2015. Hardcover. 448 pages Measurements: 11.5" x 13.75" " material="Paper" origin="Germany"
Abrams Home Made Summer
Home Made Summer: Yvette van Boven presents her absolute favorite recipes for spring and summer, inspired by her childhood in Ireland and her frequent sojourns in France 256 pages Measurements: 7.75" x 9.75" Published: March 26, 2013 Official book description: Home Made and Home Made Winter blew readers away with their stunning packages, delicious recipes, beautiful photos, step-by-step instructions, and hand-drawn artwork throughout. Now, in Home Made Summer, Yvette van Boven takes the same signature approach and presents her absolute favorite recipes for spring and summer. Inspired by her childhood in Ireland and her frequent sojourns in France, van Boven has created a collection of recipes that will truly inspire you to step into the kitchen. Using seasonal ingredients, such as freshly picked apples and berries, delicate summer lettuces and fresh herbs, she presents recipes for Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch, Snacks, Beverages, Appetizers, and Dessert. " material="Hardcover"
Abrams Art Deco Fashion
Art Deco Fashion: What best captures the spirit of Jazz Age fashion? A flapper dress? A cloche hat? As this electrifying book reveals, the Jazz Age signaled a sea change in design that rippled through every aspect of apparel--and would shape fashion for years to come. When the Ballets Russes took Paris by storm in 1909, their costumes lit a fire under the fashion world. Published April 12, 2016. Paperback. 96 pages Measurements: 7.25" x 8.25" " material="Paper" origin="China"
Abrams Men and Style
Men and Style: Men and Style reaches beyond standard "what to wear" advice: It is equal parts style guide and intriguing conversation about the masculine identity within the world of fashion. David Coggins explores the history of men's style and learns from some of the most notable tastemakers in the industry and beyond. Its essays and interviews discuss the lessons men learned from their fathers, the mistakes they made as young men and how they emerged to become better men. Published October 11, 2016. Hardcover. 272 pages Measurements: 6" x 9" " material="Paper"
Collected: In Collected , expert collectors and decorating experts Fritz Karch and Rebecca Robertson present a tour of peculiar, elegant, and awe-inspiring collections from around the world. The book teaches readers the basic principles of the hunt while exploring the thoughtful and inventive ways people display their various collections, from the accessible and affordable to the aspirational extreme. Published October 14, 2014. Hardcover. 352 pages Measurements: 9.25" x 11" " material="Paper" origin="United States"
Abrams New York Botanical Garden: Revised and Updated Edition
New York Botanical Garden: Revised and Updated Edition: In The New York Botanical Garden , the institution's remarkable history and collections are presented in one magnificent volume. Through hundreds of exquisite photographs and reproductions of rare botanical art, the book celebrates this urban oasis's 125th year as a place of unparalleled beauty in New York City and as an internationally renowned leader in plant research and conservation. Published April 5, 2016. Hardcover. 252 pages Measurements: 11.25" x 10.75" " material="Paper"
Abrams Sonia Delaunay
Sonia Delaunay: Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979) was one of the most important and fundamental artists of the early 20th-century Parisian avant-garde. With over 250 illustrations and groundbreaking essays, the book illustrates a long and varied career. This volume follows Delaunay's painting from her early period in Paris, influenced by Fauvism, through her interest in abstractionism, collaborations with artists and poets, and explorations of color theory together with her husband, Robert Delaunay. Published October 20, 2015. Paperback. 256 pages Measurements: 8.5" x 9" " material="Paper" origin="Italy"
Abrams Domestic Scenes: The Art of Ramiro Gomez
Domestic Scenes: The Art of Ramiro Gomez: Award-winning author Lawrence Weschler's book on the young Mexican American artist Ramiro Gomez explores questions of social equity and the chasms between cultures and classes in America. Gomez, born in 1986 in San Bernardino, California, to undocumented Mexican immigrant parents, bridges the divide between the affluent wealthy and their usually invisible domestic help. Published April 12, 2016. Hardcover. 128 pages Measurements: 10" x 12" " material="Paper" origin="Italy"
Bountiful: Todd Porter and Diane Cu are photographers who publish the immensely popular food, gardening, and lifestyle blog WhiteonRiceCouple.com. Inspired by their love of cooking, growing vegetables and over 38 fruit trees in their suburban garden, Todd and Diane love sharing recipes that are fresh and seasonally simple. Their cookbook, Bountiful , offers 100 seasonal, flavorful, and approachable recipes, 90 of which have not been seen on the blog, each featuring a vegetable or fruit as the star of the meal. The book is also peppered with their own personal stories. Published October 15, 2013. Hardcover. 304 pages. Measurements: 8.25" x 10.5"" material="Hardcover" origin="United States"
Abrams Kate Spade New York: Places to Go, People to See
Kate Spade New York: Places to Go, People to See: This new volume features vibrant photography, old-world glamour, a dash of charm and inspirational quotes, tips and words of wisdom that every Kate Spade New York girl should know. Published October 14, 2014. Hardcover. 240 pages Measurements: 9.75" x 11.75" " origin="Hong Kong"
Abrams Designers on Instagram: #fashion
Designers on Instagram: #Fashion: An original collection of photography from the biggest names in American fashion, designers on Instagram culls the most interesting, stylish, and unique photographs on Instagram from the designers that comprise the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). Handpicked by the designers themselves, the images include choices from CFDA members such as Diane von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Rachel Zoe, and John Varvatos. Published April 14, 2015. Hardcover. 256 pages Measurements: 7" x 7" "
Abrams The Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant Cookbook
The Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant Cookbook: A collection of New York City landmark restaurants compiled in this beautifully photographed book. Hardcover 224 pages Measurements: 9" x 10" Published: October 15, 2013 Official book description: In any discussion of New York City landmark restaurants, the Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant stands in a class by itself. From its unique position in the Terminal's lower level, with the famous "Whispering Gallery" at its entrance, waiters have been serving up platters of the freshest seafood for a century. Here are more than 100 of the restaurant's classic recipes--some dating back to its opening in 1913--along with behind-the-scenes stories, historical anecdotes, and a wealth of expert information on buying, cooking, and serving fish. An ocean's worth of delicious eating is provided: from raw bar and seafood buffet favorites, to stews and chowders, to fish dishes fried, broiled, and grilled. Featured throughout are vintage images and ephemera, along with sumptuous food photography. Part history, part souvenir, The Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant Cookbook is a must-have for visitors and New Yorkers alike. " material="Hardcover"