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New Titles in Design, Fashion & Popular Culture 6 September 2016
Whole - Freudenthal / Verhagen

Isbn 9789082543902
Publisher Freudenthal / Verhagen
Idea code 16474
EUR 40.10

Dutch photographers Carmen Freudenthal and Elle Verhagen began their collaboration in 1989. Their approach is based on fashion photography combined with strong visual concepts. A collaboration between designer and art director Karen Heuter and Freudenthal/Verhagen, this book includes material spanning the duo’s entire body of work. It is a journey into a surreal, colourful, and unorthodox universe, which is presented in an alternative way. Each image is decontextualised from the original series and chronology to which it belongs, and is instead arranged depending upon colour. With texts by Erik Kessels, Berhard Willhelm, Mo Veld, and José Theunissen.

256 p, ills colour & bw, 22 x 29 cm, pb, English

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Purple Fashion 26 (Including Booklet Takashi Homma)

Isbn 9771766883015
Publisher Purple Institute
Idea code 16476
EUR 25.70

Purple Fashion is the avant-garde reference for fashion and style on the biannual fashion magazine market, with the usual big names. Featuring Marisa Berenson, Philippe Parreno, Hajime Sawatari, David Hammons, Gianni Piacentino, Tom Sachs, and much more. The accompanying booklet is by Takashi Homma.

508 p, ills colour & bw, 23 x 32 cm, pb, English

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Sofa Issue 01 Summer 2016: What Is Generation Z Thinking?

Publisher Edition Messner
Idea code 16400
EUR 6.15

SOFA is a new magazine that uncovers and defines the now and looks into the near future by exploring one tantalizing, terrifying, tantamount or taboo topic per issue while sitting on international sofas with today's most interesting people. In the spirit of the current teen takeover, the first issue dives into the minds of Generation Z by giving the floor to a diverse group of international teenagers. The raw, fun, powerful, provocative, smart and daring content that they've delivered is not only wow but it sheds a whole new light on our world as we move deeper into the 21st century.

92 p, ills colour, 21 x 30 cm, pb, English

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Macguffin 3: The Rope

Isbn 24058203
Publisher Macguffin
Idea code 16457
EUR 15.45

Where would we be without rope and knots? Issue Nº 3 of design & crafts magazine MacGuffin explores the fascinating life of the object that binds together pieces of furniture, K2 climbers, redneck cars, Japanese eggs, and Mars rovers, inspiring a community of flax spinners, biennale curators, bondage lovers, and sailing enthusiasts: Rope. Connoisseurs from designers Bertjan Pot and Brynjar Sigurðarson to writer Arnon Grunberg, and artist Françoise Grossen shed their light on something so interwoven with our lives that it deserves a magazine of its own.

224 p, ills colour & bw, 21 x 28 cm, pb, English

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Gispen Specials - De Klant Is Koning

Isbn 9789069182964
Publisher Boijmans Van Beuningen
Idea code 16490
EUR 12.30

Gispen maakt al honderd jaar furore met zijn industrieel vervaardigde meubels. Minder bekend is dat de Nederlandse meubelfabriek al sinds de oprichting ook unieke of in kleine oplage gemaakte producten uitvoert. Deze specials zijn soms het resultaat van bijzondere opdrachten, maar vaak ook experimenten van ontwerpers. Van bioscoopstoelen voor Paleis Soestdijk tot een kantoormeubel voor de toekomst – een selectie van bijna vijftig voorbeelden toont de kwaliteit en flexibiliteit van het bedrijf en maakt duidelijk dat het maken van specials in de genen van Gispen verankerd zit.

224 p, ills colour & bw, 11 x 15 cm, pb, Dutch

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Isbn 9789090297644
Publisher Xml
Idea code 16375
EUR 25.00

Amsterdam-based office XML explores the complex relationship between space and politics by documenting and comparing the plenary halls of the parliaments of all 193 United Nations member states. Whether arranged in a semicircle or horseshoe, as opposing benches or classroom style, the seats in these halls not only offer clues to a nation’s history, but also the atmosphere in which its laws are shaped. Comparing contexts between divergent geographical locations and governments, both democratic and authoritarian, the lexicon addresses these spaces as more than symbolic representations of national values, portraying them as actors in the shaping of our shared future.This title is in reprint.

448 p, ills bw, 13 x 18 cm, pb, English

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1:1:1 Documentaries In Print By Niessen & De Vries

Isbn 9789082137743
Publisher Niessen & De Vries
Idea code 16459
EUR 32.90

All nine issues of 1:1:1 gathered in one volume. Initiated by graphic designers Richard Niessen and Esther de Vries, the series explores forms of expression in design and offset printing. The starting point for each issue is an interview with an artist or designer that focuses on the representation of his or her work. Eylem Aladogan, Metahaven, David Jablonowski, and Melanie Bonajo are among those who were selected to participate. Rather than strive for maximum legibility or a perfect reproduction, Niessen & de Vries transformed each issue into a distinct portrait. An essay by Els Kuijpers examines communicative design in the broader context of the production of meaning.

200 p, ills colour & bw, 22 X 33 cm, pb, English

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Hans Appenzeller (Dutch Only)

Isbn 9789491444241
Publisher Artez Press
Idea code 16454
EUR 30.35

Hans Appenzeller (1949) is een van de vernieuwende sieraadontwerpers van de twintigste eeuw. Vanaf de jaren zestig maakt hij sieraden van tot dan toe ongebruikelijke materialen als aluminium en rubber. De constructie en de sluiting zijn daarbij net zo belangrijk als het materiaal en de vorm. Direct na zijn opleiding aan de Rietveld Academie opent Appenzeller in 1969 in Amsterdam samen met Lous Martin de eerste Nederlandse sieradengalerie: Galerie Sieraad. Daarna heeft hij eigen winkels in Amsterdan en New York, waar hij ook tentoonstellingen met andere ontwerpers organiseert.

176 p, ills colour & bw, 16 x 24 cm, pb, Dutch

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Extra Extra 7 (Nouveau Magazine Erotique)

Isbn 22140581
Publisher Extra
Idea code 16475
EUR 15.45

Celebrating sensual city life 'Extra Extra' explores eroticism and culture in the urban context. This new issue offers intimate conversations between creative minds of all disciplines and lustful imagery. Wander through the streets and linger in the parks with us to find crisp surprises and taste the sweet delights of Beijing, Brussels, Cornwall, Istanbul, London, New York, Oxford, Rotterdam, Shanghai, and Zagreb. With contributions by Srécko Horvat, Lucy Stein, Simon Stephens, Billy Sullivan, Fatos Ustek, Ari Versluis, Ivar Wigan, Lin Zhipeng (aka No. 223), and Övül Durmuşoğlu, among others.

176 p, ills colour & bw, 17 x 24 cm, pb, English

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See Red - Women's Workshop - Feminist Posters 1974-1990

Isbn 9781909829077
Publisher Four Corners
Idea code 16458
EUR 26.85

Founded in 1974, See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a shared desire to combat sexist images of women and to create positive and challenging alternatives. Women from different backgrounds came together to make posters and calendars that tackled issues of sexuality, identity and oppression. With humour and bold graphics, they expressed the personal experiences of women as well as their role in wider struggles for change. Written by See Red members, detailing the group’s history, the book features all of their original screenprints, alongside posters commissioned for radical groups and campaigns.

184 p, ills colour & bw, 22 x 31 cm, pb, English

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Oomph - The Women Who Made Sweden Colorful

Isbn 9789188031341
Publisher Art And Theory Publishing
Idea code 16365
EUR 30.55

'Oomph' is a book about the women who brought on a revolution in Swedish kitchens, linen closets, living rooms, and in the country's textile and fashion industries. With their work in glass, textiles, and ceramics, and their radical ideas about the future of domestic life, they put Sweden on the industrial design map in the middle of the twentieth century. Many women designers were engaged in the increasingly acute housing crisis, and questioned the way homes were traditionally designed. After the Second World War, new manufacturing opportunities emerged: new customs demanded new designs and materials. But many doors still remained closed to women designers.

188 p, ills colour & bw, 18 x 23 cm, pb, Swedish/English

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Que Sais-Je? Artists' Books And Editions From The Serralves Collection

Isbn 9789727393336
Publisher Serralves
Idea code 16396
EUR 21.00

The Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art began collecting artists’ books in 1999 with the purchase of editions created in the 1960s and ’70s, a period that coincided with the rise of conceptualism. It has since gathered over 5,000 of artists’ books. Counterpart to an eponymous exhibition, this book features a selection of 26 books and editions by 21 artists that present alternative perspectives on what it means to produce knowledge. The fourth volume in a series devoted to research and presentation of works in the collection of Serralves, it contains entries on each of the publications, reprints of texts by Chus Martínez and Clive Phillpot, and a foreword by curator Ricardo Nicolau.

200 p, ills colour & bw, 15 x 21 cm, pb, Portuguese/English

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Abstract Logo

Isbn 9780993581205
Publisher Counter-print
Idea code 16462
EUR 9.90

The book is a collection of categorised abstract logos and symbols from around the world.

160 p, ills bw, 12 x 18 cm, pb, English

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Terence Donovan Speed Of Light

Isbn 9780957618862
Publisher Photographers Gallery
Idea code 16472
EUR 32.40

This is the first major retrospective of Terence Donovan (1936 - 1996) one of the foremost photographers of his generation. Donovan rose to prominence in London as part of a post- war renaissance of the creative industries and came to represent a new force in fashion and, later, advertising and portrait photography. He operated at the heart of London’s swinging sixties, socialising with and incisively capturing the scene’s chief protagonists and actors. Gifted with an unerring eye for the iconic, Donovan was a master craftsman commanding both the technical and compositional to redefine studio photography.

160 p, ills colour & bw, 19 x 24 cm, pb, English

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Utsuwa Katachi: Japanese Ceramics And Forms

Isbn 9784903348483
Publisher Adp
Idea code 16418
EUR 30.80

The Japanese world utsuwa literally means “vessel” or “container”, and commonly refers to any kind of cup, plate, dish, or pot. Unlike mass-produced crockery, the spontaneous ceramic form is momentary and fleeting, with an unparalleled warmth and aesthetic pleasure. This art form emerges from the particular clay or raw material used, the thickness and flow of the glaze, and the condition of the kiln. An individual piece depends on the distinct balance between all of these factors, and each piece is one-of-a-kind; encounters with utsuwa are said to be once-in-a-lifetime experiences. This book features gorgeously photographed pieces by a selection of specialised ceramists.

160 p, ills colour & bw, 22 x 27 cm, pb, Japanese/English

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Fashionary X Peter Jensen Bees

Publisher Fashionary
Idea code 16433
EUR 22.00

Fashionary team up with the UK playful label Peter Jensen to create an exclusive series of cartoonish yet stylish notebooks. This is not a regular Fashionary sketchbook, but a ruled line notebook which includes a mini fashion dictionary.

164 p, ills colour, 9 x 16 cm, hb, English

Fashionary X Peter Jensen Rabbits

Publisher Fashionary
Idea code 16432
EUR 22.00

Fashionary team up with the UK playful label Peter Jensen to create an exclusive series of cartoonish yet stylish notebooks. This is not a regular Fashionary sketchbook, but a ruled line notebook which includes a mini fashion dictionary.

164 p, ills colour, 9 x 16 cm, hb, English

Fashionary X Yazbukey A5 Weekly Planner Blue Edition

Publisher Fashionary
Idea code 16434
EUR 25.00

Fashionary teamed up with Yazbukey to create a new pocket planner of the Fashionary series. This is a 16-month weekly planner with extensive fashion information in front. The planner has no fixed day for more flexible usage. The mini fashion dictionary carries extensive fashion information for professional referencing.

164 p, ills colour, 14 x 21 cm, hb, English

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