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
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
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.
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
Hardcover, clothbound book, titled Looking East: Portraits by Steve McCurry published by Phaidon in 2006, designed by Lucy Newell, focusing on the photography of Steve McCurry whose renowned images of the landscapes and people of South Southeast Asia have graced the covers of National Geographic. Signed by Steve McCurry.
Softcover book, published by Phaidon, titled John Pawson: Works features the contemporary architecture and significance of this designer.
2 hardcover books, comprising Steve McCurry: South Southeast 2000, published by Phaidon, Anthony Bannon: Steve McCurry 2005, published by Phaidon.
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.
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
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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"
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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"
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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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.
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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.
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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"