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
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
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
Never miss a beat when you touch down in a new city with this set of 'Wallpaper* City Guides' published by Phaidon . Presented in a gift box and encased in stylish Pantone covers, these streamlined travel bibles detail the hippest nightlife, buzziest hotels, most influential art galleries and the best in local design and contemporary architecture. - - Wallpaper* City guide Sydney: fifth edition; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714870366 - Wallpaper* City guide Stockholm: fifth edition; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714870373 - Wallpaper* City guide Shanghai: first edition; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714868547 - Wallpaper* City guide Rio de Janeiro: seventh edition; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714871370 - Wallpaper* City guide New York published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714870359 - Wallpaper* City guide Miami: fourth edition; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714869599 - Wallpaper* City guide Mexico: third edition; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714869575 - Wallpaper* City guide Marrakesh: first edition; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714872407 - Wallpaper* City guide London: first edition; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714872421 - Wallpaper* City guide Barcelona: first edition; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 9780714869308
Celebrating 25 years of Frieze magazine, this Phaidon hardcover book features a host of essays, interviews and profiles from across the publication's history, charting the contours of the contemporary art world. It contains 100 illustrations and images to accompany the insightful content and makes a wonderful gift for the aesthete in your life. - - 352-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 978 0 7148 71998 - Made in Italy
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
The latest addition to Phaidon 's 'Silver Spoon' series, this 'Puglia' hardcover book is a gastronomic tour of the southern region's fare. It includes a selection of 50 traditional Apulian recipes, as well as essays exploring the cultural importance of the ingredients used in them. Present it as a gift to culinary students or travel lovers. - - 272-page hardcover book - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714868882 - Made in Italy
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
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
One of the 20th century's most influential architects, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's momentous life is celebrated in this comprehensive monograph. Tracing the milestones of his fascinating sixty-year career, including his time at Bauhaus, Mertins draws from Mies' own library of philosophical and scientific literature, offering a fascinating profile of the genius behind structures such as Spain's Pavilion, New York's Seagram building, and Chicago's Lakeshore Drive.
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.