In 1969 a determined 14-year-old Beatles fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon's hotel room in Toronto during his famous Vietnam protest bed-in with Yoko One, and convinced John to do an interview about peace. Four minutes of this exclusive 40-minut..
Award-winning and world-renowned design firm IDEO uses a hallmarked process of first-hand observation and experimentation to inform and inspire its innovative work. Now, at long last, IDEO reveals these working methods for idea and product development. Each of the 16 experiments in this book posses ..
I'd Rather Be Reading is a visual love letter to all things bookish. It features beautiful art, photography, and illustrations depicting the pleasures of books - from the likes of Jane Mount, Lisa Congdon, Julia Rothman, and Sophie Blackall - interwoven with poems, quotations, and aphorisms, as well..
Bored of your music tastes being belittled by your music-snob friends? Well read on...The music snob is one of life's most belligerent characters, forever embroiled in a game of acoustic one-upmanship with fellow fans in the quest to become the ultimate music bore. For this type of person the consta..
Once a functional piece of workwear, denim has long since taken its place as a global style icon - but a small handful stand tall above the rest. This comprehensive collection looks at the most iconic denim ever created, from the original Levi's 501s, through the birth of Japanese denim and up to th..
Behind nearly every item in the feminine wardrobe there is a first of its kind that has spawned countless others. While the definitive example - often created by a single designer - has achieved icon status, its various reinterpretations, season after season, have become fashion staples. Take Coco C..
Frederick Litchfield's fascinating and detailed study of the functionality, craftsmanship, and artistry of furniture was written over a century ago in Victorian England and remains as culturally important as it is enduring. This beautiful facsimile edition brings back to the printed page hundreds of..
How do you go about illustrating a children's book? Where do the ideas come from? How do you illustrate a narrative? How do you get published? This beautiful book answers all these questions and more. With practical tips and ideas throughout, it explains and follows the journey from first ..
This title includes pictures that worth a thousand words. It features the worldwide revival of the illustrator's art. The latest volume "Illustration Now!" presents a completely new selection of 150 illustrators from around the world. A fascinating mix of established master draftsmen and neophytes, ..
Every dress begins with a drawing, every skirt with a sketch. Illustration is an integral element of fashion design; a starting point for creation, a means of expressing the moods, emotions, and experiences carried by garments-yet is too often overlooked. Through stark tones and serendipitous smudge..
This hands-on workbook helps aspiring illustrators and anyone who loves to draw build up their drawing skills, confidence, and portfolio all at once. Illustrator extraordinaire Mary Kate McDevitt brings her years of industry expertise to guidance on all the basics of illustration - including tools a..