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Related category: Arts & Creativity

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 8 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Do Design: Why Beauty is Key to Everything by Alan Moore
    Do Design: Why Beauty is Key to Everything - by Alan Moore

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781907974281 | ISBN 10: 1907974288

    So much passes us by, unnoticed. We multi-task, switch between screens, work faster. When was the last time you paused to consider a beautifully made object or stunning natural landscape? Yet this is when our spirits lift, our soul is restored.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bachelors of a Different Sort: Queer Aesthetics, Material Culture and the Modern Interior in Britain by John Potvin
    Bachelors of a Different Sort: Queer Aesthetics, Material Culture and the Modern Interior in Britain - by John Potvin

    £19.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784991098 | ISBN 10: 1784991090

    The bachelor has long held an ambivalent, uncomfortable and even at times unfriendly position in society. This book carefully considers the complicated relationships between the modern queer bachelor and interior design, material culture and aestheti ... more

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  • Cover image of book B is for Bauhaus: An A-Z of the Modern World by Deyan Sudjic
    B is for Bauhaus: An A-Z of the Modern World - by Deyan Sudjic

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780718199517 | ISBN 10: 0718199510

    This an essential tool kit for understanding the world around us. It's about our obsession with collecting, the quest for authenticity and the creation of national identities. It's about Hitchcock's film sets and why we value imperfection. It's about ... more

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  • Cover image of book Designing Sustainability: Making Radical Changes in a Material World by Stuart Walker
    Designing Sustainability: Making Radical Changes in a Material World - by Stuart Walker

    £29.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780415744126 | ISBN 10: 0415744121

    What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism and commercialism? Building on t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Disobedient Objects by Catherine Flood and Gavin Grindon
    Disobedient Objects - by Catherine Flood and Gavin Grindon

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781851777976 | ISBN 10: 1851777970

    Disobedient Objects is about out-designing authority. It explores the material culture of radical change and protest - from objects familiar to many, such as banners or posters, to the more militant, cunning or technologically cutting-edge, including ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield
    Just My Type: A Book About Fonts - by Simon Garfield

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846683022 | ISBN 10: 1846683025

    Just My Type is not just a font book, but a book of stories. About how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world. About why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her soul in 30s Art Deco. About the great originators of type, fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration: Featuring the Very Best in Ethical Fashion Design by Amelia Gregory
    Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration: Featuring the Very Best in Ethical Fashion Design - by Amelia Gregory

    £25.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780956409515 | ISBN 10: 0956409512

    Amelia’s Magazine has become a must see website for upcoming independent and ethical fashion designers, all illustrated in wonderful technicolour by our talented team of illustrators.  Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration book brings to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mehndi Designs: Traditional Henna Body Art by Marty Noble
    Mehndi Designs: Traditional Henna Body Art - by Marty Noble

    £4.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780486438603 | ISBN 10: 0486438600

    166 lovely designs, adapted from authentic images used in the ancient art of henna body painting, incorporate scores of lovely patterns.  Used to cover hands, forearms, and feet during celebrations, the designs include fine line, lacy, and paisl ... more

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