30 St Mary Axe: a Tower for London Powell Kenneth The new office building designed by Foster and Partners for client Swiss Re at 30 St Mary Axe in London is already a well-established icon on the City skyline. Intelligently conceived, innovative in design and construction, and environmentally progressive, there can be few offices worldwide that have earned such affection from the public. This major new book tells the fascinating story of the genesis, development and public reception of one of the world's most radical buildings - winner of over ten major awards, including the prestigious Stirling Prize.
New Boutique Bingham Lavish presentation of the most courageous (and sometimes outrageous) collaborations between some of the worlds most critically acclaimed architects and designers and the leading fashion houses of our time Brings together the most cutting-edge fashion boutiques of the twenty-first century in the major fashion capitals of the world: London, Milan, New York, Paris and Tokyo Stunning photography throughout and critical texts by Neil Bingham, leading commentator on architecture, design and fashion Includ are Sybarites Marni boutique in London, Claudio Silvestrins flagship store for Giorgio Armani in Milan, Frank Gehrys project for Issey Miyake in New York, Philippe Starcks work for Jean Paul Gaultier in Paris and Herzog and de Meurons Prada Epicenter in Tokyo A compelling reference for anyone interested architecture, design or fashion worldwide
Описание: A lavish presentation of the most courageous (and sometimes outrageous) collaborations between some of the world`s most critically acclaimed architects and designers and the leading fashion houses of our time.
New London Interiors Long Some of Londons newest and best loved interiors showcasing international architects. All date from the twenty-first century.
Shelter Dogs Scott Traer Photographer Traer Scott's endearing portraits of dogs living in American shelters are irresistible and heart-rending - and make a passionate appeal to dog lovers everywhere. The portraits reveal the strikingly intense emotion, dignity and, sometimes, humour and whimsy that Scott saw in each face despite the dog's circumstances. By documenting the undeniable expressions of emotion in the dogs encountered in her volunteer work, Scott raises awareness of animal rescue causes, and especially the need for more adoptive homes for abandoned dogs. This book of true portraits of fifty beautiful shelter dogs is a poignant and loving tribute to all dogs.
The House of Viktor & Rolf Caroline Evans Famed for their high-concept catwalk shows and extravagant collections, the radical Dutch design duo Viktor & Rolf have taken the fashion world by storm over the last 15 years. This sumptuously produced book is the most comprehensive exploration of Viktor & Rolf’s work to date, and includes an essay by the fashion historian Caroline Evans, an interview with the designers, a detailed biography and perceptive texts on each collection. Particular attention is given to signature looks from such collections as Atomic Bomb and Russian Doll, which showcase the duo’s unique blend of cool irony and surreal beauty. Featuring style shots by some of the world’s most celebrated photographers, catwalk images, behind-the-scenes snapshots and portraits, The House of Viktor & Rolf is a stunning tribute to two of the most original designers in haute couture.
• The first major overview of the 15-year career of the avant-garde fashion designers
• Includes 200 captivating images by such renowned photographers as Herb Ritts, Juergen Teller and Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin
The Car Design Yearbook 8 Stephen Newbury This new title in The Car Design Yearbook series features all the new cars launched worldwide from April 2008 to March 2009. This year's edition marks the launch of the Car Design Yearbook Awards, which nominate winners in the categories Best Concept Car, Best Production Car, Best Interior, The Environmental Award and Designer of the Year. For the eighth yearbook, Stephen Newbury and Tony Lewin also explore how tricks of the fashion trade - colour, texture, lines, patterns, shapes and seams - are used in the car industry, and consider the many varied facets of door design.
The Sustainable Home Cathy Strongman An essential guide to sustainable building, decorating materials and techniques. Features thirty case studies from around the world.
Walled Garden Geddes-Brown Leslie A celebration of walled gardens worldwide, from the Far-East to North America, and from Britain and Europe to North Africa. Includes the work of such celebrated designers as Gertrude Jekyll, Vita Sackville-West, Terence Conran, Beatrix Farrand and Christopher Bradley-Hole. An invaluable resource for garden designers, horticultural students and all garden lovers.