הוצאת Phaidon Press


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David Doubilet, acclaimed as the world's leading underwater photographer, has spent more than 25 years photographing the flora and fauna of the world's oceans, capturing amazing creatures and spectacular landscapes that most of us will never get to see. ...

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The First Comprehensive Book to Examine the Teaching Methods of the Artist Renowned for the Homage to the Square Paintings.

Josef Albers (1888-1976) has long been admired for his progressive vision as an artist who blurred distinctions between fine and applied art, but rarely has his w...


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A 'design classic' is an industrially manufactured object with timeless aesthetic value. It serves as a standard of its kind and, despite the year in which it was designed, is still up to date. The collection presented in these three volumes has been put together by a group of experts following the ...

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First Major Monograph on the Man Responsible for Permanently Revolutionizing Design in Corporate America; First Director of Industrial Design at MoMA.

"Why isn't Eliot Noyes as famous as his friends? . . . Contemporary articles on Noyes emphasize his charm, stability, and conservatism to...


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Tracing Warhol's origins as the sickly child of Ruthenian immigrants in working-class Pittsburgh to his transformation into New York's dark prince of Pop and finally into the world's most successful 'business artist', "Andy Warhol "Giant" Size" provides an appropriately larger-than-life look at the ...

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This in-depth monograph is devoted to one of the leading United States architects on the contemporary scene: Steven Holl (b.1947). Illustrated by a large portfolio of photographs, the book introduces the artist's personality and works, and the studio he founded in 1976, Steven Holl architects. Holl ...

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Since it was first developed by Daguerre in the 1840s, photography has followed an interesting and varied course in its progress from a practical means of documentation to an art form with its own icons, heroes, galleries and collectors. This eye-catching and engrossing book contains every sort of p...

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100 of the World's Most Exceptional Young Product Designers Selected by 10 Design Critics, Including Tom Dixon

"Designers have a responsibility to show the future as they want it to be--or at least as it can be--not just the way an industry wants it to be..." -Yves Béhar, designer ...


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A perfect introduction to art for children everywhere, The Art Book, Children’s Edition brings the clarity and innovation of Phaidon’s best-selling The Art Book to our youngest readers ever. An A to Z guide of 30 great artists – each featured on a double-page spread – and their most famous ...

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A 'design classic' is an industrially manufactured object with timeless aesthetic value. It serves as a standard of its kind and, despite the year in which it was designed, is still up to date. The collection presented in these three volumes has been put together by a group of experts following the ...

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It was in the 17th century that myths of exotic "Cathay" began to be replaced by more definite knowledge of things Chinese, through the activities of English and Dutch traders. In the 18th century, however, the taste for designs and architecture based on ideas of Chinese design - "Chinoiserie" - bec...

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Following in the footsteps of Cream and Fresh Cream, 10x10, Blink, and Spoon, Area is an up-to-the-minute, global overview of graphic design. This image-filled book presents the work of 100 of the world’s most innovative emerging graphic designers, showcasing work from such wide-ranging projects a...

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Josef Albers (1888-1976) has long been admired for his progressive vision as an artist and designer who blurred distinctions between fine and applied art, but rarely has his influence as a teacher been examined with such depth and detail. The German-born artist/educator was a remarkable classroom pe...

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Much Anticipated Second Volume of the Story of Photography through the History of the Photobook; Compiled by Martin Parr and Gerry Badger

"The Photobook: A History, Volume I, by Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, is the most important contribution to the field since modern histories of ...


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"Wallpaper City Guides" not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centers, and the best shops to buy...

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Paul Rand (1914-1996) was a pioneering figure in American graphic design whose career spanned almost seven decades. Always enquiring and investigating, he explored the formal vocabulary of European avant-garde art movements and synthesised them to produce a distinctive graphic language. Rand was a m...

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The Cultures of Southeast Asia Come Alive In a Striking Collection of New Photographs.

"Taken with a patient eye, McCurry's pictures burn with quiet intensity; they took time to get and they take time to look at." - Time magazine

More that 2 decades ago Steve McCurry took the pic...


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Over recent years seismic changes have taken place in the structure and direction of the media and entertainment industries. Since the launch of the first commercial web browser, to the advent of broadband, digital downloads and online virtual worlds, patterns of consumer behavior have adapted and ...

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Here the photographers of Magnum, 50 years after the legendary group began its documentary mission, address the world following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989; a period which has seen the triumph of US capitalism at one extreme and the resurgence of ancient blood feuds at the other. The book is...

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One of the best-known and most visually influential artists of the 20th century, Salvadore Dali achieved fame on an international scale as both painter and celebrity. Bridging the gap between high art and popular culture, he created in his Surrealist works a startling imagery that moved freely into ...

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The bible of French home cooking, Je Sais Cuisiner, has sold over 6 million copies since it was first published in 1932. It is a household must-have, and a well-thumbed copy can be found in kitchens throughout France. Its author, Ginette Mathiot, published more than 30 recipe books in her li...

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Born in Estonia in 1901, Louis Isidore Kahn was to become one of the United States' most important architects of the post-war period, alongside the Modern masters Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier. Although renowned for a number of seminal modern works, he came to question many of t...

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"Ice Cream" is a global survey of recent developments in contemporary art with an emphasis on emerging artists. Each of the ten selected curators is known for his or her integrity and expertise in staging presentations of new art on an international level. Each curator selects 10 important new artis...

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Art and Electronic Media is the latest installment in the THEMES AND MOVEMENTS series, a collection of groundbreaking sourcebooks on the prevailing art tendencies of our times. This is the first book to explore mechanics, light, graphics, robotics, networks, virtual reality and the p...

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In this masterly survey, Glynne Wickham outlines the development of drama throughout the world over the last 3,000 years, from its origins in primitive dance rituals to the 1990s--an ideal introduction to the subject for all lovers of the theatre....

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Wallpaper* City Guides not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he or she has a week or just 24 hours in the city. The guides feature up-and-coming areas, landmark buildings in an `Architour', design centers, and...

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A document of war and strife during the 1990s, this volume of photographs by the photojournalist James Nachtwey includes dramatic and shocking images of human suffering in Rwanda, Somalia, Romania, Bosnia, Chechnya and India, a well as photographs of the conflict in Kosovo. An essay by the author Lu...

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Danny Lyon emerged as a courageous participant and recorder of the civil rights movement in America in the early 1960s. He has long been considered one of the most popular and influential American photographers and pioneered the style of photographic 'New Journalism' - immersing himself and becoming...

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Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) is truly an artist for the twenty-first century. In his sculptures, he refashions artefacts and antiques into surprising, sometimes monumental constructions such as "Template" (2007): hundreds of wooden doors and windows taken from demolished Ming and Qing dynasty temples and arr...

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Comix & Graphic Novels is the first fully documented study to explore the graphic qualities of the comic book, and the development of the genre into a sophisticated and culturally revealing popular art form. The book traces the history of the comic from early cartoon-like woodcuts through to the gra...

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New Format and Redesign of the World's Best Selling Art Book

"Gombrich (1909-2001) had a gift for clear, conversational language, a narrative approach, and an interest in pop culture--he even included mass media and cartoons in The Story of Art. The book, which receives high prai...


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You'll be amazed by what's happened since "10x10_2". Green architecture has gone from novelty to necessity, walls have gone from necessary to optional, hula hoops have become a building material. Local is the new international. Architecture is the new art. The 100 architects featured in this volume,...

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"Wallpaper City Guides" not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centers, and the best shops to buy...

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Wallpaper* City Guides not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he or she has a week or just 24 hours in the city. The guides feature up-and-coming areas, landmark buildings in an `Architour', design centers, and...

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"A compendium of cutting-edge art." - Miami Herald

The summer forecast for contemporary art is decidedly "cooler" than expected. Massive cutting-edge international exhibitions including The Venice Biennale, Documenta 12 in Kassel, Germany and Sculpture Projects Muenster are all schedule...


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Want your child to cook like an Italian? The Silver Spoon for Children is the best way to start. What if your child could make their own Pizza Margherita? What about Tomato Bruschetta, Tuscan Minestrone Soup, Rigatoni with Meatballs, Chicken Stuffed with Marscapone, Foccaccia, or Fruits of th...

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This text explores witty thinking, looking at clever ideas rather than funny drawing, and gathering together the best examples of graphic wit since the 1960s. Work is included from more than 300 designers in the US, Britain, Europe and Japan....

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Dating from the 1850s to the First World War, the Arts and Crafts Movement was an international phenomenon of enormous scope and influence. It encompassed everything from architecture to town planning, metalwork and embroidery, in places as diverse as California and Budapest. Born of thinkers and pr...

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Tibet suffered extreme political turmoil during the latter 20th century. Occupied in 1950, Red Guards destroyed thousands of official buildings and holy places during the Cultural Revolution and religious freedom and traditional education is still severely under threat. Due to the strength of the Ti...

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Following on from the comprehensive book, the "Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century Architecture", "21st Century Houses" looks at the best residential houses built internationally since the turn of the millennium. This book offers an accessible overview of houses that have been built around the world by bo...

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Indispensable to all who wish to develop their theatre skills, this guide contains expertly written creative ideas, practical advice on time management, successful budgeting and team work, and invaluable charts, schedules and checklists. The book also includes specially commissioned photographs and ...

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"Wallpaper City Guides" not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centers, and the best shops to buy...

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Arata Isozaki (b. 1931) is one of the most influential architects practicing today. His work blends an Eastern architectural style with emerging global trends, and his theories have been important in bringing Western architecture to Japan. This book presents the most comprehensive selectio...

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Most famous in the English-speaking world for his instantly recognizable "New Yorker" covers, Jean-Jacques Sempe has delighted readers in France and beyond with his witty drawings and keen eye for the finer points of the human condition for over 40 years. Now, his sharply observed and beautifully dr...

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Wallpaper* City Guides are an exciting, stylish new concept in travel guides published by Phaidon Press and Wallpaper* magazine. Glamorous, global and affordable, the new travel guides can be acquired for only $8.95 and feature the world’s greatest cities, from Barcelona to Buenos Aires, Istanbul ...

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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912), was one of the finest and most distinctive of the Victorian painters. Dutch-born, he moved to London in 1870 and became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the Roman Empire, set in fabulous marbled interiors or against a backdrop of dazzling...

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Now available in paperback, Vitamin Ph is a global, up-to-the-minute survey of new developments in contemporary photography, featuring the work of 121 living photographers who have made a fresh and innovative contribution to international art photography. Texts by significant critics, curator...

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This work is an essay by the architect John Pawson, both expressing and embodying the ideas of reduction, of simplicity, of austerity, of repetition. The pages reveal stark but beautiful images of architecture and engineering, of ceramics and furniture, of photography and works of art, from many per...

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"Younger than Jesus: The Artists Directory" is the product of some of the most wide-ranging research in the field of contemporary art in years: the first 'Younger than Jesus' triennial at the New Museum. Working with a team of 200 'insiders' (curators, writers, teachers, critics, bloggers and artist...

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"Wallpaper City Guides" not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centers, and the best shops to buy...

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The First Major Critical Survey on the Artist in a Decade; Includes All Major Paintings.

WINSLOW HOMER: AN AMERICAN VISION, by Randall C. Griffin, is the first major critical survey on the life and work of Homer, one of America's best-loved artists, in the last decade. The book features...


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The first book to detail the work of prolific illustrator and designer Javier Mariscal, Drawing Life includes a wide range of Mariscal?s works, from his first commissions to current works-in-progress. Designed, written and illustrated by Mariscal himself, this volume showcases the huge scope ...

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Born in Estonia in 1901, Louis Isidore Kahn was to become one of the United States’ most important architects of the post-war period, alongside the Modern masters Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier. Although renowned for a number of seminal modern works, he came to question many of...

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Modern House 2 is a survey of the world's most interesting and innovative contemporary houses. Organised into thematic sections, it examines approximately 30 houses from around the world. Architects include, amongst others: Glenn Murcutt, Rem Koolhaas/OMA, Foster and Partners, Herzog and de Meuron, ...

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In this gently satiric fable, Ungerer pokes fun at self-important adults who are afraid of anything or anyone unfamiliar, and reminds us that there is indeed no place like home. On its first publication in the US in 1967, at the height of the Space Race, Moon Man won the Book Week prize for books fo...

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Mary Ellen Mark (b.1940) began working as a freelance photographer in the mid-1960s. In the 1970s, Mark worked on several bodies of work for which she gained her reputation as one of the most provocative documentary photographers, ensuring her legendary status in the history of photography. In 1976,...

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"Wallpaper City Guides" present a tightly edited, discreetly packaged list of the best a location has to offer the design conscious traveller. Here is a precise, informative, insider's checklist of all you need to know about the world's most intoxicating cities. Whether you are staying for 48 hours ...

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This box set contains five guides perfect for people interested in contemporary art. It includes cities that play host to the world's most prestigious art fairs and events - Basel, London, Miami, New York and Venice - presented in a specially-designed box. Themed box sets are a new addition to the W...

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This box set contains five guides for the perfect beach holiday. It includes cities that combine the best of urban living with a fantastic location on the coast - Barcelona, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Rio de Janeiro and Sydney - presented in a specially-designed box. Themed box sets are a new addition to ...

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Fashion Today is a kaleidoscopic, colourful and provo-cative survey of the fashion world from the introduction of Dior's New Look in 1947 to the present day, and all points in between.

The book is a thematic overview of fashion in its widest sense, ranging from haute couture to street-style, f...


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"Wallpaper City Guides" not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centers, and the best shops to buy...

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Divided Soul represents David Alan Harvey's twenty-year journey through the Spanish and Portuguese diaspora. In this selection of more than 100 colour photographs Harvey explores the exuberance and incongruities of Hispanic life and culture that hold for him an endless fascination. Since the 1970s H...

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"Wallpaper City Guides" not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centers, and the best shops to buy...

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Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) was one of the many talents drawn to Paris in the early years of this century. Modigliani engendered the legend of the "accursed" painter, whose poverty, corruption, and excess spawned the seeds of his genius. Among his works, nudes, portraits and studies of a surprisin...

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"Wallpaper* City Guides" not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centers, and the best shops to bu...

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Hans Holbein the Younger is renowned for his portraits of Northern Europe's courtiers, thinkers and statesmen, but his output was far more various, and included book illustrations and jewellery designs. This book includes many different examples of his work....

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Launched in 1991, award-winning Architecture in Detail books focus on individual seminal buildings, celebrating their exceptional character, innovative design or technical virtuosity. Each volume contains a text by a respected author, a sequence of colour and black-and-white photographs, and a set o...

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"Wallpaper City Guides" not only suggest where to stay, eat, and drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he/she has a week or 24 hours in the city. Featured are up and coming areas, landmark buildings in an 'Architour', design centres, and the best shops to buy...



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