The classic look of film noir portraits was iconic to the 1930s and 1940s - the use of light, shadows and styling created a timeless look that is as popular today as ever. This practical book explains how to take photos and use lights to create powerful portraits typical of this time. With over 100 ..
Striking photographs of marine fish, specially selected for these entertaining and educational board books, will help preschoolers learn about and enjoy colors, numbers, and counting. Species names identify the fish for parents and teachers...
Good lighting is fundamental to creating great images. This new book provides a roadmap for producing creative images with a flashgun. It introduces lighting principles and then advises on more complex lighting sets and situations. Techniques to create professional effects such as film noir and Holl..
Floral prints, motifs and designs are always in fashion, and never more so than when used as the fabric for an English summer dress. From the naturalistic to the painterly, from the graphic to the abstract, every summer almost every woman in Britain in the last 100 years has worn or wanted to wear a..
Wedding floristry has always been one of the most important fields of interest for florists all over the world. Time and again floral designers manage to redefine wedding bouquets, churches and table decorations. Florever Wherever presents around 15 complete wedding stories from 15 different countri..
Sunflowers, roses, succulents, ferns, wildflowers - this rich bouquet of postcards features one hundred botanical postcards from ten celebrated artists from around the world. The colorful cards, in our popular postcard box format, are ideal for correspondence or display. A booklet about the artists ..
This is a dazzling, sensuous celebration of color and form by the photographer whom "Architectural Digest" described as 'the love child of Georgia O'Keeffe and Robert Mapplethorpe'. 'When I agreed to write an essay for Beane's book', recounts Anthony F. Janson, esteemed curator and professor, 'I had..
200 colour illustrations After having finished training in painting, ceramics and sculpture, Moniek Vanden Berghe focused on floral art. Her style is conemporary-modern. One of her main specialities is bridal work. With an eye for..
"Their new cookbook, Food and Life, transforms kitchen cupboard into medicine cabinets, highlighting the arsenal of wellness that resides in everything from foie gras to the humble pea." T: The New York Times Style Magazine More than a cookbook, 'Food & Life' is an ode to food and to the art of ..
From Alice Yoo and Eugene Kim, curators of leading art and photo blog My Modern Metropolis, comes a collection of highly creative and incredibly inspirational visual stories from twenty-five contemporary photographers. These stories capture magnificent displays of ordinary people-parents and childre..
Anyone with an eye fro trends or with an affinity for what's new knows that it is no longer a mortal sin to add decoration to the interior. Until a couple of years ago, it was just not the done thing to break the clean minimalism with fantasy motifs. Nowadays decorating a minimalist-looking table wi..
Profiles the career of a man who honed his creativity in a number of fields, from designing commercial and manufacturing spaces to private houses, headquarters, wine cellars, communication and identity strategies, and interior and product design Francesco Coppola has always been an architect with w..