Sam Chermayeff [et al.]: Creatures, edited by Moritz Küng, is a look back through nearly two decades of experimental projects undertaken by the Berlin-based architect Sam Chermayeff and his collaborators—for the most part pieces of furniture whose use, appearance, or application has been reimagined and readapted. But these ‘creatures’ are not just conceptual; they’re made to be lived with daily and all start with the idea that personal whim is probably the best guide for producing any design that’s to be lived with day in, day out.
Photos of these objects go hand in hand with an essay by writer and curator Dieter Roelstraete, who talks us through Chermayeff’s work in the context of ‘thing theory’, a school of thought that focuses on human-object interactions. Readers move back and forth between their own view of Chermayeff’s creatures and Roelstraete’s reflections on the nature of ‘things’, as he also draws on cultural figures like Heidegger, Francis Ponge, Marina Tsvetaeva, and Karl Ove Knausgård, and our relationship to the indomitable presence of objects in our lives.
Published by Apartamento S.L. First edition July 2020 Dimensions: 210x290mm Pages: 120 Binding: soft cover, perfect bound ISBN: 978-84-09-15517-0
This year, as always, the Redstone Diary picks a theme, sets a tone, and leads you into the future. This year we invite you, very simply, to take PLEASURE.
Turn on, tune in, kick back, slow down, and discover once again the vast realms of contentment and bliss. Join us on a journey with Pierre Bonnard, Iris Murdoch, Cynthia Payne, August Rodin, Ed Ruscha, James Salter and Wolfgang Tillmans – you’ll find extraordinary experiences here, as well as everyday pleasures.
From the satisfactions of the flesh to the uplift of the spirit, from complete relaxation to vigorous exertion, from pets to pet hates, and from wild fantasy to consoling routine, let the Redstone Diary guide you through another year. Among these pages, and in the days ahead, great pleasures await.
This artistic research scrutinizes how sickness has been represented in art photography and examines new ways to approach, think about and create photographic art about sickness. The dissertation combines theoretical research and artworks. The theoretical part shows that while scholars have concentrated on the ethics of what kind of images of sickness or suffering ought to be shown or on the psychology of why some images of sickness bother viewers, most art photographers have concentrated on depicting personal illness experiences.
‘Design is a social discipline. Once we acknowledge that the material and the social are entangled, any romantic illusion (or delusion) about design as mere form-giving is washed away. Once we recognize that things have presence and agency within the social systems we inhabit, no designer can be absolved from the consequences of their design. This is a strong book, inexorable in attributing designers responsibility, but also adamant in recognizing their growing power and their ability to wield objects as weapons for positive change.’ - Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator, Architecture & Design, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
‘When you start to deconstruct or question design, all sorts of questions emerge: How does design affect our behaviour, our use of resources, our choices and freedoms to participate in social, political or economic decision-making, and the extent to which we feel we have agency over our lives?’ — Jan Boelen in conversation with Michael Kaethler
Social matter, social designchallenges the way we look at, think of, and interact with the social world by emphasising the role of materiality. This enlarged field for engagement demands that design incorporates a more nuanced and complex reading of how the social is intertwined with the material, which confronts the often reductive or simplistic notion of ‘social design’, and offers novel forms of critical and meaningful engagement at a time of mounting social contradictions.
The essays in this book explore and unveil uncanny, disconcerting or discordant connections, bricolages, assumptions or breaches at critical junctures for transformation. They are centred around four major themes: the body; earth; the political; and technology.
Editors: Jan Boelen & Michael Kaethler Contributors: Jonas Althaus, Stéphane Barbier Bouvet, Mariangela Beccoi, Ellie Birkhead, Gali Blay, Jan Boelen, Nadine Botha, Pablo Calderón Salazar, Marianne Drews, Brecht Duijf, Anastasia Eggers, Gabriel Fontana, Saba Golchehr, Alorah Harman, Dick van Hoff, Michael Kaethler, Eric Klarenbeek, Kuang-Yi Ku, Gabriel .A. Maher, Henrique Nascimento, Elisa Otañez, Ottonie von Roeder, Søren Rosenbak, Angela Rui, Vera Sacchetti, Noud Sleumer, Vivien Tauchmann, Henriette Waal Design: Wibke Bramesfeld and Billy Ernst
2020, Valiz | Research supported by Creative Industries Fund NL | In collaboration with Design Academy Eindhoven | 240 pp. | paperback with flaps | English | Size: 22 x 14 cm (h x b)
Jan Boelen is a curator, educator and researcher in art and design. His curatorial and research practice is focused on reinventing design in order to reinvent the individual, society, and its various structures. He has been the head of the Master’s department of Social Design at Design Academy Eindhoven (NL) since 2010. In 2019, Jan was elected as the New Rector of Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG). He is the artistic director of Atelier Luma, an experimental laboratory for design in Arles, France; curator of the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial (2018) in Istanbul, Turkey; and former (till 2019) artistic director of Z33 House for Contemporary Art in Hasselt, Belgium. Jan also serves on various boards and committees including the advisory board of the V&A Museum of Design Dundee (UK) and Creative Industries Fund (NL). He holds a degree in product design from the Media and Design Academy (now the LUCA School of Arts) in Genk, Belgium.
Michael Kaethler is a sociologist of design whose work focuses on the transmission, production and embodiment of knowledge in art and design oriented practices. He has held a range of diverse positions, from human rights researcher, curator, design educator, and writer, resulting in a broad range of publications across both scientific and practice-oriented literature. He holds a PhD in Architecture, an M.Eng in Human Settlements, and an MA in Slavonic Studies. Michael has been the Theory and Writing mentor for the Social Design Master’s at the Design Academy Eindhoven (NL) since 2015 and is an affiliate researcher in the Planning and Development (P&D) unit of the Department of Architecture, KU Leuven (BE). He is based in Italy where he experiments (and often fails) with agricultural projects.
Featuring 30 inspiring people and places around the globe, The Kinfolk Garden offers an easy approach to bringing nature into your life. Following on from The Kinfolk Table, Home and Entrepreneur, the latest book from the team behind Kinfolk magazine focusses on beautiful spaces that bring the outdoors in and the indoors out. Divided into chapters on Care, Creativity and Community, the book explores the garden as a place for work, play, entertaining, and inspiration. Explore lush gardens and plant-filled homes, meet the inspiring people who coax them into bloom and learn from the experts about everything from arranging to eating plants and flowers.
368 pages, over 300 full colour photographs. Published by Artisan Books.
The Kinfolk Table puts the emphasis back on the relationships that surround eating. One-third cookbook, one-third narrative tale and one-third international adventure, The Kinfolk Table is a collection of 85 delectable recipes spread over 368 pages from creative types around the world including Brooklyn, Copenhagen, Canada and the English countryside.
Filled with gorgeous photography and design you’re used to seeing in the magazine, the book will inspire your next small gathering. We traveled around the world, sharing food and collecting ideas from our growing community of chefs, home cooks, designers, bloggers, photographers and others, many of whom contributed recipes to The Kinfolk Table.
Some of the suggestions are refreshingly simple, like throwing freshly harvested mussels on the grill or filling half a cantaloupe with yogurt and honey. Others may take a little more time and patience, such as Ginger Ice Cream with Kumquat Compote or perfecting a shoulder of veal. Danish, Japanese, Mexican and Korean influences make appearances too, as do fresh takes on classics such as Sweet Potato-Quinoa Burgers, Kimchi Couscous or Spiced Raw Chocolate Mousse.
Hardcover with dust jacket, 368 uncoated pages. Published by Artisan Books.
'East London Homes'. Styling and text by Sarah Bagner. Photography by Jon Aaron Green, 272pp, hardback, 255 x 196mm.
East London is a playground of possibility. In a neighbourhood where tradition and experimentation collide there is no such thing as a typical home. This book, by stylist and author Sarah Bagner and photographer Jon Aaron Green, is a celebration of diverse creative expression, a journey through the compelling interiors of architects, florists, film makers, upholsterers and many more who don’t play by any rules other than their own.
This book is the same size and format as our East London Food book. It features 29 homes with accompanying text by Sarah Bagner and introductory texts by acclaimed art historian Charles Saumarez Smith and SCP founder Sheridan Coakley.
Sarah Bagneris an interior and still life stylist and art director. Her debut interiors book, 'Wonder Walls, Supermarket Sarah’s Guide to Display', was published by CICO Books in 2012 and has been translated into three languages.
Jon Aaron Greenis an interior, still life and portrait photographer. He works with clients ranging from small startups to worldwide brands.
In the tradition of the bestselling Where Chefs Eat: the definitive global hotel guide by the real experts who know - architects
No one appreciates a building quite like an architect - and now, for the first time, more than 250 of the world's leading architects share insider tips on where to stay, revealing everything from renowned destinations to undiscovered gems. With 1,200 listings in more than 100 countries, this unique guide has readers covered, whether planning a business trip or a vacation, a city break or a remote getaway, a wedding or a corporate event. It's the ideal resource, gift, and gateway to design-conscious journeys worldwide.
Format: Hardback Size: 203 x 137 mm (8 x 5 3/8 in) Pages: 528 pp Illustrations: 65 illustrations ISBN: 9780714879260
Where to Drink Beer is the ultimate guide by the real experts - 500 of the world's most revered brewers reveal the little-known, eclectic, and surprising destinations they visit for their ultimate beer.
With 1,600 listings in more than 70 countries - and detailed maps, reviews, key information, honest comments, and suggestions - there is nothing like it.
Designed in the same visually striking format as Phaidon's bestselling Where Chefs Eat, this book guides thirsty beer fans toward the best places across the globe to find the best examples of the world's most popular beverage.
Format: Hardback Size: 203 x 137 mm (8 x 5 3/8 in) Pages: 480 pp Illustrations: 0 illustrations ISBN: 9780714876016
In the footsteps of bestsellers Where Chefs Eat and Where to Eat Pizza - where the best bartenders go for the best drinks
Where Bartenders Drink is THE insider's guide. The best 300 expert drink-makers share their secrets - 750 spots spread across 60 countries - revealing where they go for a drink throughout the world when they're off-duty. Venues range from late-night establishments and legendary hotel bars to cosy neighbourhood 'locals' - and in some surprising locales. The 750 expert recommendations come with insightful reviews, key information, specially commissioned maps, and an easy-to-navigate geographical organization. It's the only guide you need to ensure that you get the best drinks in the most memorable global locations.
Format: Hardback Size: 203 x 137 mm (8 x 5 3/8 in) Pages: 420 pp Illustrations: 15 illustrations ISBN: 9780714873152
Over 1,000 food experts and aficionados from around the world reveal their insider tips on finding a perfect slice of pizza
From the publishers of the bestselling Where Chefs Eat comes the next food-guide sensation on the most popular dish - pizza!
The world over, people want the inside scoop on where to get that ultimate slice of pizza. With quotes from chefs, critics, and industry experts, readers will learn about secret ingredients, special sauces, and the quest for the perfect crust. The guide includes detailed city maps, reviews, key information and honest comments from the people you’d expect to know.
Featuring more than 1,700 world-wide pizzerias, parlours, and pizza joints listed. All you need to know - where to go, when to go, and what to order.
Format: Hardback Size: 203 x 137 mm (8 x 5 3/8 in) Pages: 576 pp Illustrations: 0 illustrations ISBN: 9780714871165
Don't Buy This Book – Entrepreneurship for Creative People
Make the right choices to achieve your goals as a creative entrepreneur
Don’t Buy This Book is the sequel to the highly successful Don’t Read This Book – Time Management for Creative People. Like its predecessor, it uses the ToDon’tList method to help you make the right choices – choices that help you achieve your goals as a creative entrepreneur.
Well-Designed : How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love
From Design Thinking to Design Doing Innovators today are told to run loose and think lean in order to fail fast and succeed sooner. But in a world obsessed with the new, where cool added features often trump actual customer needs, it's the consumer who suffers. In our quest to be more agile, we end up creating products that underwhelm. So how does a company like Nest, creator of the mundane thermostat, earn accolades like "beautiful" and "revolutionary" and a $3.2 billion Google buyout? What did Nest do differently to create a household product that people speak of with love? Nest, and companies like it, understand that emotional connection is critical to product development. And they use a clear, repeatable design process that focuses squarely on consumer engagement rather than piling on features for features' sake. In this refreshingly jargon-free and practical book, product design expert Jon Kolko maps out this process, demonstrating how it will help you and your team conceive and build successful, emotionally resonant products again and again. The key, says Kolko, is empathy. You need to deeply understand customer needs and feelings, and this understanding must be reflected in the product. In successive chapters of the book, we see how leading companies use a design process of storytelling and iteration that evokes positive emotions, changes behavior, and creates deep engagement. Here are the four key steps: 1. Determine a product-market fit by seeking signals from communities of users. 2. Identify behavioral insights by conducting ethnographic research. 3. Sketch a product strategy by synthesizing complex research data into simple insights. 4. Polish the product details using visual representations to simplify complex ideas. Kolko walks the reader through each step, sharing eye-opening insights from his fifteen-year career in product design along the way. Whether you're a designer, a product developer, or a marketer thinking about your company's next offering, this book will forever change the way you think about--and create--successful products.
The suggestive power of packaging as a communication tool.
Boxed & Labelled Two! is a compelling exploration of the power of state-of-the-art packaging design today and documents its main strategic directions—all of which address a longing for “truthfulness.” Because our relationship to food products has changed so drastically in the last few years, especially in regard to the importance we place on the source and quality of ingredients, the majority of the examples in this book are food-related. But other examples from a wide spectrum of products also highlight the traits that distinguish those on the cutting edge of the evolution in packaging concepts.
Müller-Brockmanns 1961 erstmals erschienene Publikation sollte die Probleme der zeitgemässen Formfindung für den Grafiker lösen und wurde zu einem Standardwerk, das noch immer weit über die Grenzen der Schweiz hinaus als historischer Leitfaden wirkt. 1983 fand sie in einer gekürzten, broschierten Version – zugleich in den USA und Kanada herausgegeben – weltweite Verbreitung. Das vorliegende Buch ist nun die ungekürzte Rekonstruktion des Originals von 1961, im Leinenband mit Umschlag. Aufgenommen wurden die Ergänzungen, die Josef Müller-Brockmann für die broschierte Version von 1983 selbst vorgenommen hatte. So liegt nun wieder der umfassende Müller-Brockmann vor. Im ersten Teil wird der Weg von der illustrativen zur sachlichen Grafik gezeigt, die Bedeutung der Gestaltungselemente, ihre Anwendung und Wirkung auf allen Gebieten der Werbung: Geschäftsdrucksachen, Inserat, Prospekt, Katalog, Buch, Plakat, Aussenwerbung, Ausstellung. Der mittlere Teil des Buches umfasst grundsätzliche Überlegungen zur Arbeit des grafischen Gestalters. Das Kapitel «Wissenschaft und visuelle Kommunikation» streift beispielsweise Themen wie Semiotik, Kommunikationsforschung und Informationstheorie. Im letzten Drittel wird anhand einer umfassenden Dokumentation die systematische Ausbildung des Grafikers vorgestellt, wie sie Müller-Brockmann an der Schule für Gestaltung in Zürich zu seiner Zeit vermittelt hatte.
Deutsch / Englisch / Französisch 200 Seiten, 735 Abbildungen, 26 x 22.5 cm Leinenband mit Schutzumschlag Erscheinungsdatum: 06/2003
An international guide to contemporary packaging design
Packaging is ahighly underrated art form. As the first thing a consumer sees when looking at a product, it can make or break a sale. Every year, the Pentawards celebrate the art of the package by recognizing the world's most groundbreaking and influential designs. Designers compete in five main categories — beverages, food, body, luxury, and other markets — and no fewer than 50 sub-categories.
Featuring a selection of hundreds of works, this book brings together Pentawards winners from 2008 to 2016, providing a vivid demonstration of creativity in every form of packaging. Readers will discover, through product descriptions and plenty of images, what drives design industry leaders and agencies behind these creations, which permeate all aspects of our everyday lives. This well of inspiration will not just serve design and marketing professionals, but anyone with an interest in the creative process of packaging.
Pentawards is the first and only worldwide competition dedicated to packaging design in all its forms, and is open to anyone associated with its creation or marketing. Aside from prize-giving, Pentawards’ mission is the worldwide promotion of packaging design among companies, media, economic and political authorities, and the general public.
Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing and was an art editor for newspapers and design magazines in Tokyo before joining TASCHEN in 2001. His titles include the Illustration Now! and Record Covers series, as well as the infographics collection and books about advertising and visual culture.
At a time when it has never been easier to design, publish, and distribute typefaces, standing out as a designer is now evermore challenging. For typeface users in particular, staying up to date with the latest font trends and innovations and having to choose the right font for a project, has hardly been more difficult. The Yearbook of Type 2019/20 is a practical guide that helps users navigate the diverse, ocean-like, typographical landscape in order to choose a font that is right for them, and one that fits their project needs.
The reader is introduced to the world of typography through a series of articles showcasing sketches, background knowledge, technical information, instructions, and descriptions as well as the latest trends in contemporary typeface design.
Each individual typeface in the Yearbook of Type 2019/20 is presented on a double-page spread. Featured on the left-hand side is a specimen page, whilst the right-hand page provides detailed information about the corresponding designer and foundry, in addition to an overview of the typefaces’ characteristics. This is supplemented by an extensive index which clearly displays the fonts according to classification, as well as presenting the font designers, publishers, and explanations of OpenType features. Thanks to an online microsite, the fonts presented in the book can be directly accessed in order to either download test versions or to buy them.
– Detailed presentation of 158 recent typefaces – Ample background information – Index of typeface classifications – Index of all 176 type designers and 98 foundries from 36 countries – Explanation of all OpenType features – Essays, interviews, and tutorials by Pedro Amado, Massimiliano Audretsch, Bianca Berning, Ian Lynam, Lilo Schäfer, Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer, Mark van Wageningen, Amber Weaver, Stefan Willerstorfer, Anuthin Wongsunkakon, and Benjamin Wurster – Microsite online linking the typefaces directly to the foundries’ websites
Presented type foundries: 205TF, 29Letters, AinsiFont, Antipixel, Binnenland, BLKBK Inc., Bonez Designz, Brownfox, Bureau Sebastian Moock, BVH Type, Cadson Demak, Calligrafiction, CAST Foundry, character type foundry, Connary Fagen, Inc., Darden Studio, Degarism Studio, Design is Culture, Detail Type Foundry, Dezcom, Dominique Kerber, FaceType, FAEL, Fatype, Fazan Fonts, FBAUP, Fontador, Fontfabric, Frere-Jones Type, FSdesign, FutureFonts, Hanken Design Co., Hoftype, Hurme Design, HvD Fonts, JAM Type, Jan Fromm, Jeremy Tankard Typography, Jonas Pelzer, Kimmy Design, Kontour, La Bolde Vita, Laïc: Type Foundry, Latinotype, Latinotype México, Lazydogs Typefoundry, LetterPalette, Los Andes Type, LUCRA Designstudio, Ludwig Type, Lux Typo, Mark Simonson Studio, Metis Foundry, Morisawa Inc., MOTORTYPE, NEW LETTERS, Nicolas Portnoï, Nouvelle Noire, Nova Type Foundry, Occupant Fonts, Our Polite Society Type, P22 type foundry, PampaType, Parachute, phospho, PintassilgoPrints, Playtype, Process Type Foundry, R-Typography, R9 Type+Design, Renegadefonts, Revolver Type Foundry, Sandoll, Inc., Schriftlabor, Sharp Type Corporation, stabenfonts, Stawix Foundry, Studio Buchanan, Studio René Bieder, sugargliderz, The Designers Foundry, The Northern Block, TipografiaRamis, Tipografies, Tour de Force Font Foundry, Typearture, typecuts, Typedepot, Typedifferent, TypeMates, Typerepublic, TypeTogether, typic, Typogama, Typonauten, übertype, URW Type Foundry, Velvetyne Type Foundry, and Wiescher-Design.
Yearbook of Type 2019/20
Publisher: Slanted Publishers Creative Direction: Lars Harmsen Art Direction: Julia Kahl Graphic Design and Managing Editor: Clara Weinreich Graphic Design Assistant: Laura Gäbert Proofreading and Translation: Isabella Krüger, Lies Wolf Microsite: Kolja Buscher Volume: 400 pages Format: 16 × 24 cm Language: English ISBN: 978-3-948440-01-5 Specials: Hardcover, spot colors Printing and Book Binding: Kösel GmbH & Co. KG Cover Material: PEYDUR neuleinen, 135 g / sm, peyer graphic gmbh Paper Inside: Holmen TRND 2.0, 80 g/sm, Holmen Paper Endpaper: SURBALIN seda, 115 g/sm, tiefschwarz, peyer graphic gmbh Spot Colors: HKS 13 N, HKS 33 N, HKS 43 N, HKS 54 N, HKS 97 N, HKS Warenzeichenverband e. V.
'The Silence of Dogs in Cars', 96pp, cloth spine, 156mm x 196mm. Photography by Martin Usborne. With an introduction by Lucy Davies.
Once left in a car, for a short while as a young kid, Martin remembers the feeling that no-one might come back. Around about the same time he identified and fell in love with dogs - they were also silent, just as he felt in the car. A few decades later the two memories fused into this strangely melancholic but also subtly humorous project.
These cinematic photographs of dogs in cars, taken mostly at night, reveal an emotional honesty that only animals can express. Behind the dogs’ eyes are feelings that humans so often avoid: the fear of being alone, the uncertainty of the unknown, but also a certain hope that can be found in silence.
This work previously appeared in a large format book published by Kehrer Verlag.
Martin Usborne is a photographer based in London and also co-founder of Hoxton Mini Press.
Escape and unwind with this breathtaking collection of contemporary homes - each designed with relaxation in mind
Packed with the spirit of sanctuary, Living on Vacation is an inspiring showcase of spaces used exclusively for retreat and rejuvenation; from sun-drenched private islands and peaceful lakeside cottages to intimate mountain hideaways and secluded desert villas. This volume goes further than any other in search of the world's most desirable havens, featuring fabulous, architect-designed homes from across the globe, each illustrated inside and out with carefully curated photography emphasizing each home's stunning location.
Format: Hardback Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in) Pages: 280 pp Illustrations: 250 illustrations ISBN: 9781838660406
The revolutionary architect’s life and work in an updated monograph
Zaha Hadid was a revolutionary architect. For years, she was widely acclaimed and won numerous prizes despite building practically nothing. Some even said her work was simply impossible to build. Yet, during the latter years of her life, Hadid’s daring visions became a reality, bringing a new and unique architectural language to cities and structures such as the Port House in Antwerp, the Al Janoub Stadium near Doha, Qatar, and the spectacular new airport terminal in Beijing.
By her untimely death in 2016, Hadid was firmly established among architecture’s finest elite, working on projects in Europe, China, the Middle East, and the United States. She was the first female architect to win both the Pritzker Prize for architecture and the prestigious RIBA Royal Gold Medal, with her long-time Partner Patrik Schumacher now the leader of Zaha Hadid Architects and in charge of many new projects.
Based on the massive TASCHEN monograph, this book is now available in an extensivelyupdated and accessible edition covering Hadid’s complete works, including ongoing projects. With abundantphotographs, in-depth sketches, and Hadid’s own drawings, the volume traces the evolution of her career, spanning not only her most pioneering buildings but also the furniture and interior designsthat were integrated into her unique, and distinctly 21st-century, universe.
Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His TASCHEN books include the Architecture Now! series and monographs on Tadao Ando, Santiago Calatrava, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Shigeru Ban, Richard Meier, and Zaha Hadid.
Zaha Hadid. Complete Works 1979–Today, 2020 Edition
Hardcover, 22.8 x 28.9 cm, 3.34 kg, 672 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-7243-9 Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
Widely regarded as one of the most influential fashion and portrait photographers, Mario Testino is responsible for the creation of emblematic images, transmitting emotion and energy in an open and intimate way. Throughout his four-decade career, Testino has been on a journey beyond the world of fashion capturing Earth’s traditions and cultures with unparalleled access and an extraordinarily unique point of view.
Peruvian by birth, Testino’s intimate connection to Italy found its roots in his Italian heritage, but blossomed when he experienced the country for himself. Discovering Italy was, for Testino, synonymous with discovering his passion for fashion. “Rome was all about the hottest, latest trends and fresh new styling, and I loved the way Italians could shed the latest look for an even newer thing without ever losing their own identity.”
In Ciao, Testino handpicks his favorite images of Italy, a country that has featured heavily in his life, from his friendships and breathtaking vistas to quintessentially Italian iconic fashion shoots and Italians’ ever-evolving allure to their effervescent lifestyle. Featuring three sections, IN GIRO (out and about), ALLA MODA (in fashion), and AL MARE (at sea), the result is a highly personal journey across the country through Testino’s lens paying homage to Italy, and it’s culture as well as a chronicle of 40 years of genre-defining photography.
Also available in an Art Edition limited to 100 copies, each with a signed print by Mario Testino
The photographer and author
With a four decades career as a leader in the fields of fashion, culture and lifestyle, Peruvian-born Mario Testino OBE has many facets that take him beyond the surface of a photographer and artist placing him as a cultural visionary. Testino’s universe is broad, his impact is uniquely powerful and his lifestyle is completely authentic. Testino’s has seen his works published and exhibited in hundreds of cities around the world. Throughout his career he built unprecedent relationships with editorial and commercial partners such as Vogue, Burberry, and Gucci to name a few. His past and present muses include HRH Princess Diana, Madonna, Donatella Versace, Kendall Jenner and Mariacarla Boscono. His solo exhibitions have shown in museums and galleries worldwide, including the National Portrait Gallery, London; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
The contributing author
Alain Elkann is a New York–born author and journalist. Since 1989, he has maintained a weekly interview column for the Italian daily newspaperLa Stampa. Elkann has lectured on art, Italian literature and Jewish studies at the Universities of Oxford, Columbia, Jerusalem, Pennsylvania and Milan’s IULM. He is President of The Foundation for Italian Art & Culture (FIAC) in New York and in 2009 was awarded the Légion d’Honneur by the French Republic.
Mario Testino. Ciao. Omaggio all’Italia
Hardcover, 25.8 x 36 cm, 2.80 kg, 254 pages Multilingual Edition: English, Italian
"I Will Not Be Erased": Our stories about growing up as people of colour
Fourteen joyous, funny and life-affirming essays from gal-dem, the award-winning magazine created by young women and non-binary people of colour.
gal-dem, the award-winning online and print magazine, is created by women and non-binary people of colour. In this thought-provoking and moving collection of fourteen essays, gal-dem's writers use raw material from their teenage years – diaries, poems and chat histories – to give advice to their younger selves and those growing up today. gal-dem have been praised by the Guardian for being "the agents of change we need", and these essays tackle important subjects including race, gender, mental health and activism, making this essential reading for any young person. “A radical, beautiful, world-changing collection of writing that we all need to read.”Scarlett Curtis, Feminists Don’t Wear Pink
Published: 06 Jun 2019
Size: 198 x 129 mm
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
About Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
'Every voice raised against racism chips away at its power. We can't afford to stay silent. This book is an attempt to speak' The book that sparked a national conversation. Exploring everything from eradicated black history to the inextricable link between class and race, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to understand race relations in Britain today.
A smartly designed and beautifully illustrated look at the life and work of an elusive and influential designer and architect
Eileen Gray (1878–1976) was a versatile designer and architect who navigated numerous literary and artistic circles over the course of her life. This handsome volume chronicles Gray’s career as a designer, architect, painter, and photographer. The book’s essays, featuring copious new research, offer in-depth analysis of more than 50 individual designs and architectural projects, accompanied by both period and new photographs. Born in Ireland and educated in London, Gray proceeded to Paris where she opened a textile studio, studied the Japanese craft of lacquer that would become a primary technique in her design work, and owned and directed the influential gallery and store known as “Jean Désert.” Gray struggled for acceptance as a largely self-taught woman in male-dominated professions. Although she is now best known for her furniture, lighting, and carpets, she dedicated herself to many architectural and interior projects that were both personal and socially driven, including the Villa E 1027, the iconic modern house designed with Jean Badovici, as well as economical and demountable projects, such as the Camping Tent.
Format: Paperback Publication date: 28 Apr 2020 Imprint: Bard Center Dimensions: 504 pages: 267 x 216mm Illustrations: 300 color + b-w illus.
All the Stuff We Cooked is Frederik Bille Brahe’s first cookbook. Edited by Jeni Porter, it features 44 recipes for simple but thoughtful dishes, some staples from his internationally renowned Copenhagen restaurants—Atelier September, Apollo Bar, and Kafeteria—others are personal favourites that he cooks at home for his family. It is a cookbook born of a strange time, one in which the world took a collective deep breath and went into an unprecedented lockdown, isolation becoming the new normal for many.
Together, from the confines of our respective homes, we came up with the idea of publishing this book in the same spirit of simplicity and integrity that we find in Frederik’s cooking. The natural next step was to invite Japanese artist Masanao Hirayama to add his unassuming linework to the project, alongside Frederik’s photos.
Part I of the book includes the recipes and stories that Frederik posted online during the lockdown, while Part II features a series of sauces, small dishes, and other tasty basics that remained unpublished but are everyday staples.
All proceeds from All the Stuff We Cooked will be donated to the New York charity ROAR, in support of restaurant workers adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about the charity here. But equally important, we hope that these recipes serve you well for many years to come.
Published by Apartamento S.L. First edition June 2020 Dimensions: 140x210mm Pages: 272 Binding: soft cover, perfect bound
Gen Z's first "existential toolkit" for combating eco-guilt and burnout while advocating for climate justice.
A youth movement is reenergizing global environmental activism. The “climate generation”—late millennials and iGen, or Generation Z—is demanding that policy makers and government leaders take immediate action to address the dire outcomes predicted by climate science. Those inheriting our planet’s environmental problems expect to encounter challenges, but they may not have the skills to grapple with the feelings of powerlessness and despair that may arise when they confront this seemingly intractable situation.
Drawing on a decade of experience leading and teaching in college environmental studies programs, Sarah Jaquette Ray has created an “existential tool kit” for the climate generation. Combining insights from psychology, sociology, social movements, mindfulness, and the environmental humanities, Ray explains why and how we need to let go of eco-guilt, resist burnout, and cultivate resilience while advocating for climate justice. A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety is the essential guidebook for the climate generation—and perhaps the rest of us—as we confront the greatest environmental threat of our time.
At a time when surfing is more popular than ever, it’s fitting to look back at the years that brought the sport into the mainstream. Developed by Hawaiian Islanders over five centuries ago, surfing began to peak on the mainland in the 1950s—becoming not just a sport, but a way of life, admired and exported across the globe. One of the key image-makersfrom that period is LeRoy Grannis, a surfer since 1931, who began photographing the longboard era of the early 1960s in both California and Hawaii.
This edition brings back Grannis’s hair-raising, sold-out Collector’s Edition, curated from the photographer’s personal archives, to showcase his most vibrant work in a compact and affordable format—from the bliss of catching the perfect wave at San Onofre to dramatic wipeouts at Oahu’s famed North Shore.
An innovator in the field, Grannis suction-cupped a waterproof box to his board, enabling him to change film in the water and stay closer to the action than any other photographer of the time. He also covered the emerging surf lifestyle, from “surfer stomps” and hordes of fans at surf contests to board-laden woody station wagons along the Pacific Coast Highway. It is in these iconic images that a sport still in its adolescence embodied the free-spirited nature of an era—a time before shortboards and celebrity endorsements, when surfing was at its bronzed best.
Leroy Grannis’s initial foray into surfing began at age 14, but it wasn’t until the age of 42 that he picked up a camera and made a career out of it. Under doctor’s orders to take up a hobby, Grannis built a darkroom in his garage and began shooting surfers at Hermosa Beach, and "Photo: Grannis" quickly became a hallmark of the California surf scene of the 1960s. Grannis is considered one of the most important documentarians of the sport, and was inducted into the Surfing Hall of Fame in 1966. He died on February 3, 2011.
Over the past decade working as Surfer magazine's globe-roaming editor at large, photojournalist Steve Barilotti has made it his business to document the sport, art, and lore of surfing. He has also written for The Perfect Day and books by renowned surf photographers Art Brewer and Ted Grambeau.
Jim Heimann is the Executive Editor for TASCHEN America. A cultural anthropologist, historian, and an avid collector, he has authored numerous titles on architecture, pop culture, and the history of Los Angeles and Hollywood, including TASCHEN’S Surfing, Los Angeles. Portrait of a City, and the best-selling All American Ads series.
LeRoy Grannis. Surf Photography
Clothbound, 17.2 x 24 cm, 1.85 kg, 400 pages Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
Staying Power is a panoramic history of black Britons. Stretching back to the Roman conquest, encompassing the court of Henry VIII, and following a host of characters from Mary Seacole to the abolitionist Olaudah Equiano, Peter Fryer paints a picture of two thousand years of Black presence in Britain.
First published in the '80s, amidst race riots and police brutality, Fryer's history performed a deeply political act; revealing how Africans, Asians and their descendants had long been erased from British history. By rewriting black Britons into the British story, showing where they influenced political traditions, social institutions and cultural life, was - and is - a deeply effective counter to a racist and nationalist agenda.
This new edition includes the classic introduction by Paul Gilroy, author of There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack, in addition to a brand-new foreword by Guardian journalist Gary Younge, which examines the book's continued significance today as we face Brexit and a revival of right wing nationalism.
Published by Pluto Press in Sep 2018
135mm x 215mm
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