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..
Take a journey through the makers and shapers of celluloid history. From horror to romance, noir to slapstick, adventure to tragedy, Western to new wave, this selection gathers the greats of 20th-century cinema into one indispensable guide to movie gold.The collection is arranged chronologically and..
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 ..
More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designer. The particular curve of a backrest, or the twist of a leg, the angle of a seat or the color of the entire artifact; each element reflects the stylistic consciousness of an era.From Gerrit Riet..
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..
La dolce vita, all year long. Celebrate the most returned-to destination in the world. In hundreds of stunning, full-color photographs, this bestselling calendar puts Italy's irresistible Mediterranean charms on full display, month after month. Who wouldn't want to spend a year zipping around on a V..
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. ..
From the author of 50 Ways to Wear a Scarf and 50 Ways to Wear Denim, comes the perfect follow-up for the ever-popular series: 50 Ways to Wear Accessories! Savvy and smartly designed, this gifty little guide to accessorising is an essential go-to for any women looking to refresh her wardrobe: from n..
Edited by famous art directors who represent the very best in Japanese Art and Design and its the most trustworthy advertisement and design yearbook. This is an essential book for those who need to know the current design trends in Japan. Categories of works included: Poster design; Newspaper Advert..
Artists, photographers, architects, fashion designers, product designers, street artists, graphic designers: all are helping to redefine our aesthetics, values and ideas about the future. Here, a group of international experts from twelve contemporary fields of creative practice from fine art and ph..
This deceptively simple and addictive sketchbook-with-content includes tons of hip and entertaining things to draw. Encourages artists to try their hands at things like a bike, mistakes, Fred Astaire, synchronized swimmers, a sippy cup, RUN DMC, feelings, a waffle, the view from an airplane, and man..