Gerhard Richter
Authors: Hans Ulrich Obrist, Dieter Schwarz - Categories: Art - Published: 2014
Gerhard Richter (born 1932) is predominantly known for his paintings and drawings, which strike a playful balance between photo-realism and abstraction, while at once delving into often controversial political commentary. His works have explored a multitude of media, from photo-based, monochrome and brightly colored paintings to ink-doused papers and thin,
The Clothing of Books
Authors: Jhumpa Lahiri - Categories: Design - Published: 2017-02-09
How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the
Experimental Formats
Authors: Roger Fawcett-Tang - Categories: Art - Published: 2005
Experimental Formats 2 builds on the earlier "Experimental Formats," exploring every aspect of designing the printed form, from single page to commercial package. Case studies of professional work celebrate experimentation in this field, showcasing projects that stand out on their physical merits alone. Looking at proportions, formats, materials, printing, folding
Big Squares and Little Triangles!: Shapes Books for Preschoolers
Authors: Speedy Publishing LLC - Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction - Published: 2015-12-20
Trying to teach shapes to your little ones? This is the best book to start! Filled with attractive images featuring different shapes, this is a valuable resource that your child will love to have! There are also examples of commonly-seen objects to nail the information in. Choose to have a
Old-Fashioned Illustrations of Books, Reading and Writing
Authors: Carol Belanger Grafton - Categories: Design - Published: 1992
347 detailed — often humorous — cuts from rare turn-of-the-century sources depict men, women, children reading at desks, the beach, in libraries, under trees; writing with varied implements. Also spots of ornate fountain pens, inkwells, leather-bound books, more; plus gallery of 20 distinguished literary figures.
Kiki Smith
Authors: Wendy Weitman, Kiki Smith, Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.), John Coletti - Categories: Art - Published: 2003
Kiki Smith: Prints, Books, and Things is the most complete survey yet of Smith's printed art. Published to accompany an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in the winter of 2003-4, it contains 137 color plates documenting her work in the medium, beginning with her first screenprint,
Artists Who Make Books
Authors: Andrew Roth, Philip E. Aarons, Claire Lehmann - Categories: Art - Published: 2017-10-23
A vital survey of 32 internationally recognized artists who make books as part of their creative practice - features 500 images of these rarely seen works. The 'artist's book' has long been an important form of expression, and Artists Who Make Books showcases 32 internationally recognized artists who have integrated
1000 Illustrations for Children
Authors: Julia Schonlau - Categories: Art - Published: 2013-05-01
DIV Discover beautiful and inspiring illustrations from children’s stories in 1000 Illustrations for Children! Colorful, whimsical drawings fill the pages, brought to you by expert contributors from around the world, including: —Wolf Erlbruch (Germany) —Julia Wauters (France) —Nadia Budde (Germany) —Marije Tolman (The Netherlands) —Kitty Crowther (Belgium) —Suzy Lee (Korea)
Japan and American Children's Books
Authors: Sybille Jagusch - Categories: Design - Published: 2021-06-18
For generations, children’s books provided American readers with their first impressions of Japan. Seemingly authoritative, and full of fascinating details about daily life in a distant land, these publications often presented a mixture of facts, stereotypes, and complete fabrications. This volume takes readers on a journey through nearly 200 years
Adventures in Bookbinding
Authors: Jeannine Stein - Categories: Crafts & Hobbies - Published: 2011-06-01
Each project in this book combines bookbinding with a specific craft such as quilting, jewelry making, or polymer clay, and offer levels of expertise: basic, novice, and expert. Illustrated step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrate how to construct the cover pages, and a unique binding technique, easy enough for a beginner
Creating EPUB E-books Using EPUB Editors and Converters
Authors: Dr. Hidaia Mahmood Alassouli - Categories: Computers - Published: 2020-04-15
Creating E-books in epub format is very important to sell E-books in electronic book stores. Most publishing and distribution E-book stores will not accept the epub format document for E-book if it includes any warnings or errors when validated and that is a very big challenge to all authors. I
Books Make a Home
Authors: Damian Thompson - Categories: Design - Published: 2017-10-10
Books fulfil myriad functions in our lives. They provide essential information, foster enthusiasms, and spark memories. But these personal treasures also add color and a true sense of personality to our homes. Books Make a Home explores the important role they play as Decoration, as well as functional items. Author
Making Books
Authors: Simon Goode and Ira Yonemura - Categories: Crafts & Hobbies - Published: 2018-02-15
This is a modern, stylish and practical guide to the traditional craft of bookbinding, written by the founders of the London Centre for Book Arts, a destination workshop space that attracts visitors from all over the world. Accessible enough for complete beginners, while full of inspiration for those with more
61 Books with Black Type on White Cover
Authors: Bernd Kuchenbeiser - Categories: Design - Published: 2015-01-26
The designer Bernd Kuchenbeiser loves books some because of their content, some because of their appearance. His library expands constantly and not only for professional reasons; there are plenty of volumes he loves to have on his shelves simply because he finds them such beautifully designed objects. A "good book"
Dogs in Books
Authors: Catherine Britton - Categories: Antiques & Collectibles - Published: 2011
Examines the role of dogs in literature, featuring essays and illustrations of more than thirty famous dogs from Lassie, Toto, and Snoopy, as well as dogs from Shakespeare, Jack London, Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens, and many more.