One of the most unmistakable shapes in the world since its introduction in 1915, the Coca-Cola Contour Bottle is an influential symbol of design, art, and culture. Identified by its iconic contour fluted lines and described by noted industrial designer, Raymond Loewy as the "perfect liquid wrapper,"..
Airfix was started in 1939 and, since it produced its first plastic kit in 1949, has grown to be the UK's leading model kit manufacturer. Several generations of young and young-at-heart modellers have made Airfix kits and, despite turbulent times in the 1970s and 0980s when the company changed owner..
From the creator of the best-selling Griffin & Sabine series comes a book that's (literally) full of heart. This quirky gift book takes six heart-themed expressions and brings them to life through engaging popups. From Brave Hearted (a heart that looks like a tiger) to Light Hearted (a heart with li..
New Zealand's remarkable scenery is presented through the work of 30 of the country's leading contemporary painters working in oils and acrylics. There are beach, bush and mountain scenes, urban city streets and buildings set in the countryside. The artworks reveal the distinct and diverse styles of..
For Sebastiao Salgado, Genesis is a "love letter to the planet." TASCHEN's postcard set allows you to send on that wonder with 25 individual images from the complete Genesis portfolio, now the world's most-visited photography show of all time.The boxed set spans the breadth of Salgado's project acro..
The Divine Proportion reveals a number of simple patterns: It is seen in the seed patterns of fruits, the family tree of bees, the pyramids of Egypt, Gothic cathedrals, Renaissance paintings, the human body, shells ... the list is endless.Mathematicians use the Greek symbol to represent the Divine..
This accessible handbook from design guru Rob Forbes uncovers the beauty in the commonplace and reveals how visual thinking can enrich our lives. In friendly text complemented by photographs taken on his travels around the world, Forbes explains how to appreciate the design elements that surround us..
With over 1000 works and 50 artists, this book provides an extensive sampling of the latest trends in the world of street art and graffiti; a catalogue with an illustrative selection of the avalanche of talent inundating today's streets in major cities all over the world: New York, Los Angeles, Toky..
Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls being 100% th..