Architecture & Design (381)

Colorama

ISBN: 9783791373287

Author: Cruschiform    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

What is the color white? The serenity of a snowfall? The peace of a dove? The purity of alabaster? This original and captivating exploration of color delves int...


What is the color white? The serenity of a snowfall? The peace of a dove? The purity of alabaster? This original and captivating exploration of color delves into the nuances of the universal palette while also explaining the history behind some of the terms used to describe certain hues. Elegantly designed it offers two-page spreads for 133 different shades. Each full-page of brilliant color faces a charming explanatory illustration and text of technical, scientific, historic, etymological, or linguistic terms. Two helpful indices present the colors in the order in which they appear in the book and also sorts them thematically in categories such as "Birds," "Cloth," "Modes of Transport," and "Formulas." The book also offers inspiration and guidance to painters and illustrators. Young lovers of art can understand why artists chose a particular shade over another. As fun to peruse as it is informative, this unique, cleverly designed book offers a wealth of surprises about the colors around us.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 280


Dimensions: 160 x 220 mm


Publication Date: 01-03-2018


$55.00
The Modern Townhouse

ISBN: 9788416500819

Author: Patricia Martinez    Publisher: Monsa

Townhouses are some of the most interesting features of modern urban architecture. Below we present a selection of newly designed townhouses, unconventional arc...


Townhouses are some of the most interesting features of modern urban architecture. Below we present a selection of newly designed townhouses, unconventional architectural concepts in terraced housing for cosmopolitan families. The main feature of these houses is the imaginative use of space and the creative way in which natural light is allowed to enter.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 230 x 165 mm


Publication Date: 25-05-2018


$49.99
Living In Style Mountain Chalets (Revised Edition)

ISBN: 9783961711307

Publisher: TeNeues

This stylish volume takes us high into the exclusive world of mountain chalets. They are dream houses which offer a blend of majestic nature, traditional archit...


This stylish volume takes us high into the exclusive world of mountain chalets. They are dream houses which offer a blend of majestic nature, traditional architecture, and individualistic design or sanctuaries from the over-scheduled and chaotic world below. Offering exclusive, upscale living, these refuges are located in the shadow of magnificent peaks. Expansive walls of glass open onto views of picturesque mountain landscapes. Inside are unique interiors composed of antiques, furs, and found items from nature, art, and design. Their interiors offer a welcoming and cozy space to relax or socialize after winter sports or Alpine strolls. Most notable, perhaps, is the role landscape plays in the design of these dramatic dwellings. Set against hillside views and picturesque valleys, furniture, materials, and artwork take on new vitality-regardless of whether the style is rustic and traditional or altogether more sleek and modern. Yet, although varied in ambiance, all these chalets share an awareness of texture, scale, and light that creates a unifying sense of ease and grace.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 30-05-2018


$115.00
Eco Homes In Unusual Places

ISBN: 9788416500895

Author: Patricia Martinez    Publisher: Monsa

Houses on the side of a mountain, on rocky terrain, on cliffs by the sea, etc.; a perfect blend of contextual architecture and interior design that channels our...


Houses on the side of a mountain, on rocky terrain, on cliffs by the sea, etc.; a perfect blend of contextual architecture and interior design that channels our shared desire for peace and tranquility. Whether because of their impossible location in many cases, or the irregularity of the terrain, the slope of the plots and their geological characteristics, innovative solutions are required in the planning of the structures and the building of the foundations.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 170 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 29-06-2018


$49.99
Modular Micro Apartments

ISBN: 9788416500901

Author: Patricia Martinez    Publisher: Monsa

it shouldn’t come as a surprise if you hear that it is the integration of storage solutions that really rounds off a good home design. With no doubt, it is a ...


it shouldn’t come as a surprise if you hear that it is the integration of storage solutions that really rounds off a good home design. With no doubt, it is a crucial design element that requires great attention to detail. All the fantastic ideas featured in the book are at the top of their game. The book features creative storage solutions for every room in the house. in addition to storing, the storage solutions serve to clear and divide the space. Built-in or freestanding, open or closed, the possibilities are endless, but the most important thing is that they are adapted to our needs and to the objects that they have to store or display.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 170 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 29-06-2018


$49.99
Mix & Match - Exploring Creative Collage

ISBN: 9781584236924

Publisher: Gingko Press

Escape into an innovative world of contemporary photomontage art with Mix and Match: Exploring Creative Collage Art. Featuring selected works from over 30 leadi...


Escape into an innovative world of contemporary photomontage art with Mix and Match: Exploring Creative Collage Art. Featuring selected works from over 30 leading artists in the field, including Lola Dupre, Boris Peianov, Kris Tate, Eugenia Loli, Helena Pinillos, Jesse Treece, and Ashkan Honarvar, Mix and Match showcases projects ranging from artistic pieces and editorial design to book covers and inspired advertising. The pieces within experiment with landscapes, abstract shapes, and the human form; sometimes surreal, sometimes unsettling, and sometimes humorous, they all represent the best of new collage work, revealing how creatives are re-thinking printed and digital media to encourage viewers to re-imagine their own worlds.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 350


Dimensions: 215 x 295 x 26 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2018


$100.00
First Things First

ISBN: 9783899556711

Publisher: Gestalten

New Branding and Design for New Businesses Creative outsiders and first-time founders are redefining what used to be called corporate design in a more holistic ...


New Branding and Design for New Businesses Creative outsiders and first-time founders are redefining what used to be called corporate design in a more holistic and playful way. A breath of fresh air from a new breed. Striking corporate design is a must-have for any new business. For the outsiders and first-timers entering the market, corporate design is not an add-on, it is part of the soul of the business itself. And it demands fresh ideas unfettered by standard approaches. First Things First! presents real examples from shop owners and mechanics, dentists and organic farmers —businesses discovering corporate design for the first time —as well as from traditionally creative companies like marketing agencies or restaurants, and hotels. With profiles and photographs it explores their novel approaches to corporate design.


Bind: hardback


$120.00
Cabins and Cottages 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9781565239678

Author: Skills Institute Press    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

If you've ever dreamed about building your own rustic cottage in the woods, or the hunting cabin of your dreams, this handy reference will provide an easy-to-fo...


If you've ever dreamed about building your own rustic cottage in the woods, or the hunting cabin of your dreams, this handy reference will provide an easy-to-follow approach to building a rustic getaway in that perfect out-of-the-way place! Complete instructions for building an A-frame cabin and a rustic log cabin with a framed roof Sensible advice for anyone thinking of building a summer cottage in the woods, a hunting cabin getaway, or homesteading off the grid Covers the entire construction process from choosing and clearing a site to creating a foundation, raising the walls, & adding the amenities Inclement weather section on designing small buildings to cope with Mother Nature, including earthquakes, heavy snow, high wind, & flooding Whether building a summer cottage in the woods, the hunting cabin of your dreams, or homesteading off the grid, this handy reference provides a logical and sensible approach to building a permanent shelter in out-of-the-way places. Including everything from choosing and clearing a site and creating an electrical power source, to clearing the land and creating a foundation, this book offers instruction on building an A-frame cabin and a rustic log cabin with a framed roof. There is also a special section on designing small buildings to cope with Mother Nature, including earthquakes, heavy snow, high wind, and flooding. If you're dreaming about building your own rustic cottage in the woods or the hunting cabin of your dreams—or even homesteading off-the-grid—Cabins and Cottages provides a logical, sensible, and easy-to-follow approach to building a permanent shelter in that perfect out-of-the-way place.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 191 x 229 mm


Publication Date: 13-08-2018


$39.99
Ergonomics in Product Design

ISBN: 9789887849377

Author: Sendpoints    Publisher: Sendpoints

Compared with traditional design emphasizing on the functionality of products, designers today turn an eye on the ergonomic aspect to meet the increasing need o...


Compared with traditional design emphasizing on the functionality of products, designers today turn an eye on the ergonomic aspect to meet the increasing need of people today requiring more scientific and comfortable products. To echo this double-need, this book introduces the basic knowledge of ergonomics with rich illustrations, aiming to explain the discipline in a more accessible way. It further enhances the reader s understanding by displaying case studies and abundant product designs combined with useful ergonomic diagrams.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 01-06-2018


$110.00
Architecture In Context

ISBN: 9788416851720

Publisher: Promo Press

How do you design a distinctive building that also fits seamlessly into its context? How do you add value to a site yet at the same time acknowledge its identit...


How do you design a distinctive building that also fits seamlessly into its context? How do you add value to a site yet at the same time acknowledge its identity? Architecture in Context attempts to answer these questions with a carefully selected series of international, public/private, large- and small-scale projects, all of which demonstrate just that sensitivity to their environmental, cultural and social contexts. Each project is accompanied by a descriptive and critical text and illustrated with photographs and drawings, ranging from initial concept sketches through to detailed construction drawings. The reader is given a full overview of the whole design process from ideation to construction. All these quality projects illustrate the different ways in which context can be interpreted, and the many different architectural achievements that result. Projects: Azerbaijan: Autoban, Heydar Aliyev International Airport (Baku). China: Li Xiaodong Atelier, Liyuan Library (Beijing). Chile: Cazú Zegers Arquitectura, Tierra Patagonia Hotel (Torres del Paine); Rodrigo Duque Motta, Elqui Domos Astronomical Hotel (Pisco Elqui, Paihuano). Colombia: El Equipo Mazzanti, Parque Biblioteca España (Medellín). Denmark: 3XN, Frederiksberg Courthouse (Copenhagen). France: 5+1AA Alfonso Femia Gianluca Peluffo, Renovation of Les Docks (Marseille). Italy: Diverserighestudio, Opificio Golinelli (Bologna); Pietro Carlo Pellegrini Architetto, Secondary School (Riccione); MCA Mario Cucinella Architects, Municipal Nursery School (Guastalla); Enzo Eusebi + Partners, Salpi Plant (Preci). Portugal: ANDRÉ, Casa do Vigario (Paredes). Senegal: Toshiko Mori Architect, Thread Artist Residency and Cultural Center (Sinthian). South Africa: Peter Rich Architects, Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre (Limpopo). The Netherlands:Neutelings Riedijk Architects, Rozet Cultural Center (Arnhem). UK: Steven Holl Architects, Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art (Glasgow). USA: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center (New York); Michael Maltzan Architecture, Star Apartments (Los Angeles); Thomas Phifer and Partners, Corning Museum of Glass Extension (Corning). The Plan is one of the most acclaimed architecture and design magazines on the market. Its wide readership includes architects, designers, and building and real estate professionals, as well as university lecturers and students.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 20-08-2018


$99.00
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