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The first of two volumes, Grace: Thirty Years at Vogue documents the impressive portfolio of former Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington. This edition is filled with imagery, personal anecdotes and insider stories from photographers and industry insiders – not to mention two forwards penned by good friends Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld. The cover is printed with a vibrant caricature that is sure to capture attention when displayed on your coffee table. -- 408-page hardcover book - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Phaidon Press - ISBN: 978-0-7148-7059-5
Hailed as a style Bible, Phaidon's newly updated tome takes a fresh look at the fashion world and the people who inspired and created it. This easy-to-use A-Z guide spans two centuries and profiles over 570 stylists, models and photographers alongside pioneering designers - plus a new category of educational institutions. Each entry includes an image illustrating a key aspect of the subjects and a cross-referencing system that makes it simple to explore collaborations and connections - perfect for fashion students and aspiring editors. -- 592-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714871073
The landscape of London as a twenty-first-century fashion capital has never been mapped, until now, say editors Tania Fares and Sarah Mower of their definitive tome profiling 50 of the capital's leading designers - from Paul Smith and Stella McCartney to Erdem and Simone Rocha. Compiled from interviews and studio visits conducted by journalists who have known and followed them since the beginning of their careers, it goes behind-the-scenes at studios and ateliers across the capital and is accompanied by specifically commissioned portraits of each at work. It is a must-read for fashion enthusiasts and industry insiders alike. -- 680-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 978-0714873350 As seen in The EDIT magazine
Prepared to be awed by dazzling shows that lasted a matter of minutes, extravaganzas that were as fleeting as the fashion trends they showcased, and above all the meticulous talent of their creator, known to everyone simply as Alex, says author Sally Singer as an introduction to this hardcover book. Celebrating 25 years of iconic moments produced by designer Alexandre de Betak, this tome is structured thematically to provide unrivaled insight into how fashion is as much about art as it is commerce. A perfect gift for anyone who appreciates style and design, every page is brimming with unseen photographs, moodboards and memories. -- 292-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714873534
It's been said that getting your picture taken by Annie Leibovitz is one of the greatest signs of success - and this impressive portfolio certainly proves the point. Bound in a beautiful hardback cover, Phaidon's tome archives 150 of the photographer's most iconic and powerful portraits alongside never-before-published shots captured between 2005 and 2016. It's impressively sized to do justice to her beautifully cinematic compositions and closes with an essay by Annie herself. -- 316-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875132 - Made in the UK
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Drawing on a carefully selected network of editors and in-the-know locals, Wallpaper*'s city guides have long been considered an essential for seasoned travelers. This exclusive set details 10 of the coolest destinations in North and South America. They're presented in a branded mint-green box that beautifully complements the signature Pantone covers, and as any fan of the magazine will know, each includes at least 100 illustrations, a fold-out map and section for your own notes and memos. Keep them tucked inside a jacket pocket for a quick rundown on the neighborhood you're exploring, a tip on the hottest place for dinner or information on nearby museums. -- Wallpaper* City Guide Lima; published: 2013; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-866-406 - Wallpaper* City Guide Havana; published: 2014; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-866-550 - Wallpaper* City Guide Mexico City; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-869-575 - Wallpaper* City Guide Miami; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-869-599 - Wallpaper* City Guide Los Angeles; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-871-387 - Wallpaper* City Guide Buenos Aires; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-071-4872-391 - Wallpaper* City Guide Rio de Janeiro; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-871-370 - Wallpaper* City Guide New York; published: 2017; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-873-725 - Wallpaper* City Guide San Francisco; published: 2017; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-874-821 - Wallpaper* City Guide Toronto; published: 2017; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-872-728
With the house today often drawing on Yves Saint Laurent's most iconic fashion moments, there's no better time to be inspired by the designer's incredible legacy. From his debut show in 1962 to his final couture collection 40 years later, Phaidon's hardback monograph features original sketches, backstage Polaroids and a curated edit of the 20, 000 jewels, hats, shoes and bags usually kept hidden at the Yves Saint Laurent Foundation. We think the sapphire-toned cover makes it a striking gift or addition to your coffee table. -- 432-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714874715
Containing a host of authentic dishes from Naples and the Amalfi Coast (including a delectable selection of antipasti and margarita pizza), this hardcover recipe book is Phaidon 's latest addition to its renowned 'Silver Spoon' series. A true feast for the eyes, it's illustrated with over 250 vivid photographs and images, and includes essays on some of the region's most prized ingredients and produce. It'll look as smart on your coffee table as it will on the kitchen shelf. - - 272-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714873855
Penned by Mr Andrew Nahum, Principal Curator of Engineering and Technology at London's prestigious Science Museum, Phaidon 's 'Ferrari: Under The Skin' pops the hood of the world's most iconic supercar and it's creator, Enzo. Containing in-depth analysis of the man, company and clientele as well as 200 illustrations and photographs, it's the ideal gift for the mechanically inclined. - - 240-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875187
In Phaidon 's new volume, renowned minimalist architect Mr John Pawson presents 320 mesmerising photographs celebrating the entire colour spectrum. It's packed full of images of textures, spaces, and patterns from the world over, providing a fascinating insight into the designer's inspirations. The book will make an intriguing gift for creatives and photography enthusiasts. - - 352-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875286
As a teenager in the mid to late 1960s, acclaimed American photographer Mr Stephen Shore spent two years at Mr Andy Warhol's legendary Manhattan studio, The Factory, documenting the comings and goings of its now-iconic cast of characters. From Mmes Edie Sedgwick to Yoko Ono, this hardcover book features a selection of images from that time personally selected by Shore himself and presented across almost 200 pages. - - 192-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714872742
New art, new ideas. That's what Manhattan's New Museum, which celebrates its 40-year anniversary in 2017, is all about. Penned by director Ms Lisa Phillips, this Phaidon tome is a detailed chronology of how the institution's bold vision has played out, including fascinating insights into its ground-breaking exhibitions, milestones and partnerships. The stark white cover will look cool on your coffee table. - - 374-page hardcover book - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875255
The rapid proliferation of museums around the world has redefined its purpose as more than just repositories of historical art, they can now be research centres, memorials, galleries or artworks in themselves. New Museums documents the best of these structures with 27 projects by well-known and lesser-known designers in 13 countries. Supported by breathtaking imagery, this guide discusses the archetypal museum's transformative role as both a container and piece of art.
A thoughtful guide to authentic Spanish cuisine to be replicated in the comfort of your home, Spain: The Cookbook features 1,080 recipes for limitless possibilities to savour. With colourful illustrations by famous designer Javier Mariscal, this book also includes menu plans and tips to lead you in your approach to the dishes, deeming it a friendly bible to keep on your kitchen top.
Speck Lee Tailfeather sets the record straight with this tell-all book about how, far from being pests to buildings, pigeons are in fact great admirers of architecture. Follow Speck as he delivers a 'bird's eye view' of the world's iconic structures, from the Coliseum and Taj Mahal to the Golden Gate Bridge and Sydney Opera House. A fun introduction to architecture for children, this beautifully illustrated book will delight to all globetrotters, big and small.
Brazil's architecture is distinctively different from Latin America, yet studies have mostly been confined to the work of one man, Oscar Niemeyer. In Brazil's Modern Architecture, contemporaries set the record straight with an in-depth analysis of cultural and political context. From the first modern houses of the 1920's, through the 'heroic' period of the 1940's, to the latest developments, this book offers thought-provoking essays and photographs that truly define a ground-breaking transfor.
Launching her career at Rolling Stone and venturing on to numerous publications, Annie Leibovitz is globally renowned for her expressive, intimate portraits. A third installment by the American photographer, this volume chronicles her iconic work over the past decade. Fans of the artist will delight in this gorgeous collection of imagery, from Elizabeth Warren in her office to Lena Dunham walking through an eerie garden in Brooklyn. By Annie Leibovitz. Introduction by Alexandra Fuller. Published by Phaidon. (October 25, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 312 pages. 11.5" length x 1.5" width x 14.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714875132.
For 25 years, creative legend Alexandre de Betak has been responsible for every detail of some of the most memorable fashion shows and events. This luxurious volume includes hundreds of unpublished behind-the-scenes images of those presentations as well as an inside look into how fashion becomes art and commerce. By Alexandre de Betak and Sally Singer. Published by Phaidon Press. (October 4, 2017.) Hardcover. 292 pages. 10.4" length x 1.4" width x 13.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873534.
Including personal anecdotes and lovely images, Stephen Harris' debut cookbook shares 50 simple English recipes that are the quintessence of great British cooking. Known as the chef that transformed The Sportsman in Whitstable, Kent from a standard seaside pub to an internationally acclaimed restaurant, Harris uses this book as a way to share age-old and modern techniques to classic local cuisine. By Stephen Harris. Foreword by Marina O'Loughlin. Published by Phaidon Press. (October 9, 2017.) Hardcover. 256 pages. 8.4" length x 1.1" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714874951.
An art museum in a book, this comprehensive volume takes readers on a virtual tour, omitting the boundaries of space and crowds. Formatted by color-coded galleries, rooms, corridors, and special exhibitions, this revised edition features over 1,600 works, spanning from pre-historic times to the present. Guided by excerpts from world-renowned curators and researchers, history enthusiasts will delight in these pages filled with famed paintings, sculpture, installations, and more. By Phaidon editors. Published by Phaidon. (October 16, 2017.) Hardcover. 584 pages. 10.0" length x 2.0" width x 12.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714875026.