Since the original TASCHEN edition of Manga Design, Japan's comic phenomenon has produced yet more captivating characters and a whole host of hot new talents. This revised and updated edition delivers the lowdown on the latest and the greatest makers and shapers of the manga scene.Through an A-Z dir..
More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designer. The particular curve of a backrest, or the twist of a leg, the angle of a seat or the color of the entire artifact; each element reflects the stylistic consciousness of an era.From Gerrit Riet..
Voyeuristic. Inspirational. Entertaining. One thousand blank journals are currently circulating throughout the world, beckoning contributors who find the journals by chance on trains, in cafs, and anonymously left on doorsteps. Artist Someguy shares more than 250 of the best entries: a collage of Af..
Using contemporary sources, photographs and meticulous research 'The 1960s Look' walks you through the decade telling you how men, women and children dressed and how you too can achieve the '1960s Look'. The 1960s, known as the 'Swinging Sixties', are recognised as a landmark decade both by those w..
From the author of 50 Ways to Wear a Scarf and 50 Ways to Wear Denim, comes the perfect follow-up for the ever-popular series: 50 Ways to Wear Accessories! Savvy and smartly designed, this gifty little guide to accessorising is an essential go-to for any women looking to refresh her wardrobe: from n..
Edited by famous art directors who represent the very best in Japanese Art and Design and its the most trustworthy advertisement and design yearbook. This is an essential book for those who need to know the current design trends in Japan. Categories of works included: Poster design; Newspaper Advert..
Artists, photographers, architects, fashion designers, product designers, street artists, graphic designers: all are helping to redefine our aesthetics, values and ideas about the future. Here, a group of international experts from twelve contemporary fields of creative practice from fine art and ph..
"I love music so much and I had such ambition that I was willing to go way beyond what the hell they paid me for. I wanted people to look at the artwork and hear the music." -Alex SteinweissAlex Steinweiss (1917-2011) invented the album cover as we know it. In 1940, as Columbia Records' young new ar..
From the frock coats of Gainsborough's portraits to the city workers' two-piece suits, the structure of men's clothing after 1800 seemed to favor uniformity over variety. But a closer look reveals that the language of this uniformity is actually subtly varied in its details in the cut, proportion an..
Am I Overthinking This? is a book of advice for the over thinker who just wants an answer and the chart lover who wants a laugh. Each of the 101 charts asks and answers a super-important and yet not-actually-vital question, like "Do I need more plants?," "What wine should I bring?," or "Do I have ti..
As her adventure concludes, will Kim find her daughter at last? As the main body of the Antares expedition faces a catastrophic situation and seems doomed to failure, Kim's little group is still trying to establish contact with whoever kidnapped her daughter Lynn. But the fanatic Jedediah is still t..
Promising incredible graphics and revolutionary gaming, the upcoming MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic invites players to explore the Star Wars universe thousands of years before the Prequels. Featuring the amazing art and story behind LucasArts and BioWare's latest venture, this gorgeous, full-colour..