10,000 Years of Art is a compact guide to world art, offering a fresh perspective on the whole of art history from 8,000 BC to the present day. Organized in chronological order, the 500 works of art presented here cover all cultures (not just western) and represent the finest examples of fine and de..
Of all building materials in the world, brick is one of the most enduring and ubiquitous. Traces of brickmaking date back to 7500 BC and fired brick first made its appearance in about 3500 BC. Since then, the trusty brick has shown amazing resilience and remains one of the mainstays of contemporary ..
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..
This is a book both broad and deep, drawing from the diverse worlds of classical, jazz, rock, pop, blues, country, folk, musicals, hip-hop, world, opera, soundtracks, and more. It's arranged alphabetically by artist to create the kind of unexpected juxtapositions that break down genre bias and broad..
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..
A photographic exploration of the most revolutionary year of the twentieth century: 1968. Social unrest, political turmoil, and cultural upheaval: that is what comes to mind when most people think about 1968. That landmark year includes everything from the Summer of Love to the space missions that ..
Featured in this massive 600-page collection of Residential are houses as diverse in range and style as the countries in which they are located. From country estates to beachfront holiday retreats,lakeside houses to hip urban dwellings, the one thing all these houses share is quality design. Accompa..
Features more than 100 exciting bars, restaurants and nightspots Bars come in all shapes and sizes, offering everything from quiet and relaxed to loud and energetic. A bar might simply be a place to have a drink with a friend, or a venue where you can dance to music mixed by your favourite DJ, or ..
From the cave paintings of Lascaux to the Madonnas of the Renaissance Italians, to the caustic canvases of the Pop Art movement, manifestations. Punctuated by extended commentaries of the paintings and biographies of the most influential artists, this work, with its thousand reproductions, contains ..
*** AUSTRALIAN BAND *** Take four cute, likable boys from Sydney. Add a heavy dose of rock, the fast, electric and fun kind, enhanced by powerful melodies that lend themselves to harmonies. What you get is some idea of what lies behind 5 Seconds of Summer, the most high-profile band of the moment. ..