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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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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" " origin="China"
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.
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.
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.
Perfect for burger lovers and pop culture aficionados alike, this colorful volume delves into the history and impact of the classic hamburger with an array of essays, photographs, and interviews with culinary icons. Complete with 12 delectable recipes, The World is Your Burger takes readers on a mouthwatering journey from the burger's humble beginnings to the iconic food it is today. By David Michaels. Published by Phaidon Press. (June 5, 2017.) Hardcover. 432 pages. 250 illustrations. 9.0" length x 1.5" width x 9.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873985.
Complete with 230 color photographs, this latest cookbook from best-selling author Vefa Alexiadou features hundreds of easy-to-follow Greek recipes as well as information on regional specialties, local ingredients, and the religious and historical significance of Greek dishes. By Vefa Alexiadou. Photography by Edward Park. Published by Phaidon Press. (March 20, 2017.) Hardcover. 704 pages. 230 color photographs. 7.5" length x 2.0" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873800.
Why do we dress the way we do? How has fashion changed and evolved over the centuries? How did the 3-piece suit come about? Why have hemlines risen and fallen over time? In The Anatomy of Fashion , respected fashion commentator Colin McDowell goes beyond standard fashion histories and narrative surveys to answer these questions and many more. The book's unique structure takes the reader from head to toe in sections such as 'The Body Unclothed'; 'Materials and Texture'; 'Head to Waist'; 'Hips to Feet'; 'Looks and Themes in Dress'; and more. Visually rich, with over 500 photographs, illustrations, paintings, and film stills, the book includes work by designers and labels such as Ralph Lauren, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Versace, Carhartt, Diesel and more. The book's dynamic structure and layout are equally suited for browsing and for serious reference, but The Anatomy of Fashion is not simply a picture book. It is a sourcebook by one of the world's leading fashion scholars that seeks nothing less than a thorough analysis of the roots of every aspect of fashion today. Hardcover, 272 pages Author: Colin McDowell
Discover 500 of the most innovative, influential, and enduring products from the last five centuries in one compact and highly collectable volume. The Design Book presents iconic pieces by Le Corbusier, Philippe Starck, the Eames, and the Apple design team, alongside classic objects such as the paper clip, the hurricane lantern, and the martini glass. Each entry pairs an image with a descriptive caption, providing accessible information about the product, designer, manufacturer, and history. Take an extraordinary journey through the objects that have improved our functionality, shaping our society and culture today. Hardcover, 511 pages Edited by Phaidon
Selling highly coveted artifacts of the world for over 250 years, Christie's is one the most prominent auction houses in existence. This book is filled with breathtaking illustrations featuring the personal possessions of iconic historical figures such as Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Coco Chanel, and many more. By Christie's. Published by Phaidon Press. (October 24, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 496 pages. 7.2" length x 1.2" width x 10.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714872025.