Автор: Katherine Gleason Название: Alexander Mcqueen: Evolution ISBN: 163106147X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781631061479 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1333 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: From Jack the Ripper Stalks His Victims, his 1992 graduate collection, to Plato's Atlantis, the last show before his death in 2010, Lee Alexander McQueen was as celebrated for the meticulous craftsmanship and stunning originality of his designs as he was notorious for his theatrical — and often controversial — runway shows.
Taking his inspiration from sources as diverse as his own Scottish ancestry, Alfred Hitchcock movies and Yoruba mythology, McQueen brought together exquisite tailoring and avant-garde performance art. Combining gripping narrative and vivid photography with quotes from the designer and those who knew him best, this book brings each of the designer’s runway shows to life, including a look at the pieces and inspiration behind Angels and Demons, the show he was working on before his untimely death.
This is the definitive, immersive account of a unique career and a fitting tribute to the enfant terrible of British fashion.
Автор: de Panafieu, Jean-Baptiste Название: Evolution in Action ISBN: 0500515980 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500515983 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1525 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Spectacular, mysterious, elegant, or grotesque, the vertebrate skeletons of Earth's fossil record carry within them the traces of several billion years of life. Evolution in Action, a resounding success on its initial publication in 2007, is a unique and beautiful attempt to provide a map of those billion years in time. Now updated and presented in a smaller format with seventeen new utterly distinctive photographs, this book steps beyond the debate and presents the undeniable truth of Darwin's theory, showing through 200 photographs of skeletons both obscure and commonplace, but always intriguing, the process by which life has transformed itself, again and again,
Автор: Heller, Steven Название: Stencil Type ISBN: 0500241465 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500241462 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2853 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Stencils are ubiquitous in the fields of industry, military, traffic and transportation, as well as in the home, often applied as ornamental patterns on cabinets, walls and floors. This title offers designers looking for fresh and unexpected ideas, with hundreds of examples from the 19th through the 20th centuries.
Описание: Detailed history of one of Americas most popular architectural stylesthe Cape Cod housefrom its beginnings more than six centuries ago to the present. The story starts in rural England where yeomen and tradesmen built their small one to one-and-a-half story timber framed cottages. The first settlers that came to the New World and settled in Massachusetts built comparable cottages in the 1620s. After explaining the three basic variationshalf cape, three quarter cape, and full capethe book examines more than 100 historic houses spread throughout southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod. Comparing archival images, building plans, and present-day photographs, the book considers different aspects of the evolution of this house style. This study is complete with more than 600 images detailing the interiors and exteriors of these classic homes. A must for anyone interested in architecture, Cape Cod, and the most admired of American homes.
Автор: Heller, Steven Название: Shadow Type ISBN: 0500291233 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500291238 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1268 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Bold, monumental, atmospheric, architectural letters with relief and shadow define great periods of confidence and optimism. Shadows add intrigue and spectacle to otherwise mundane words. And theyre back in style. Drawn from a particularly rich period in the history of shadow type, from the 19th to the mid-20th century, this is the first compilation of popular, rare and forgotten three-dimensional letters from Germany, France, Britain, Italy and the United States, where the best examples were produced. Presented in compact form, with examples from some 300 sources compiled by the leading historian of graphic design, this lively publication, packed full of typographic ideas for any purpose, will amuse, enchant and inspire anyone aiming to impart depth to their design.
Автор: Benjamin Loyaut? Название: Pierre Cardin Evolution ISBN: 2080305271 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782080305275 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: от 2212 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Part inspiration and part workbook, these hand-drawn type of images will inspire and excite any designer to draw and explore type. Drawing Type features real-world projects and sketchbooks of well-known type designers, including interviews about their processes. Playful, hand-drawn type can easily be used in a range of disciplines within design and illustration such as packaging, editorial, posters, advertising, online graphics, and signage; the hand-made aesthetic is more prevalent now than ever.
Alex Fowkes will help you to create custom lettering and typographic layouts. Alex encourages you to start drawing all kinds of typography, including serifs, sans serifs, and scripts. He provides ample examples of typefaces to draw inspiration from so you can become confident enough to draw your own. Drawing Type is perfect for learning and developing your skills at home or in a classroom--an invaluable resource that you can refer to again and again
Описание: This richly photographed volume is a celebration of what is, at once, an ancient symbol of shelter and harvest and, as well, a quintessential American architectural form. Widely revered yet steadily vanishing from our cultural landscape, the barn is an expression of pastoral romance, honest effort, painstaking craftsmanship, and tradition - a tradition that we are in danger of losing. Barn: Rescue and Adaptation, Revised and Expanded is a magnificent, abundantly illustrated volume that examines the remarkable story a true architectural icons. In this authoritative exploration, the authors, both practitioners of barn restoration and historic-barn moving, offer a tribute and guide to the many extant forms of American barn, following the evolution of the form from this country's earliest days, and, as well, tell the story of their efforts to restore, adapt, and repurpose these simple, soulful structures. Barns embody the ethos of another age and harken back to those days when the world moved more slowly, an ethos still to be found in these beautiful buildings - yet, due to the ravages of time, weather, and neglect these essential American edifices are threatened, as never before. This volume reminds us that barns are as much a part of us as our love of apple pie, and as such should be cherished for their artistry and cultural significance. This revised and expanded edition of Barn coincides with the premier of the PBS series Barnstruck and describes the process of barn preservation through relocation, focusing on the work of The New Jersey Barn Company, whose dedicated efforts over 35 years have saved more than 150 structures.
Описание: Features essays on such topics as: the role of the urban landscape in the sustained health of the world`s cities; landscape as urban infrastructure; the aesthetics of sustainability; why people choose to live in cities; and, the qualities that make them attractive.
Описание: Hand to Type is a stunning compilation of hand-made and digital scripts that showcases the beauty of handwritten letterforms. The book features work by some of today’s most successful and original calligraphers and lettering artists. In addition to fonts and lettering using the Latin alphabet, it introduces artists who explore Cyrillic, Arabic, and Greek scripts.
The book’s rich visual examples are complemented by in-depth interviews with outstanding calligraphers and type designers conducted by editor Jan Middendorp. Hand to Type also offers a revealing glimpse into processes by which hand-made letters may be turned into digital files. Prominent guest authors introduce the workings of scripts with which many readers may be less familiar—from Arabic and Indian writing systems to the amazing scripts found in pre-war German schoolbooks and on Amsterdam pub windows.
Автор: Williams Jim Название: Type Matters! ISBN: 1858945674 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781858945675 Издательство: Merrell Рейтинг: Цена: 2535 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Type Matters! is the ultimate book of typography tips for anyone interested in improving the look of their type. It contains clear subject-by-subject structure helps the reader quickly identify the relevant topic and is elegantly designed, with soft flexi binding, ribbon placeholders and an elastic enclosure, ideal for handy desktop reference.
Описание: The sleek lines and gleaming facades of the architecture of the late 1940s and 1950s reflect a culture fascinated by the promise of the Jet Age. This work draws on a vast range of sources to argue that the aesthetics of mid-century modern architecture reflect an increasing fascination with `glamour`.
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