March 2020 (100)

Bonsai Growing in New Zealand

ISBN: 9780473333355

Author: Beverley Van    Publisher: Beverley Van

Reprinted 2020 The art of growing and tending for bonsai has been known for many hundreds of years in Eastern countries. But it is only in comparatively recent ...


Reprinted 2020 The art of growing and tending for bonsai has been known for many hundreds of years in Eastern countries. But it is only in comparatively recent times that bonsai have come to be grown in practically every part of the world. Today with almost daily advances in technology, it is reassuring ti know that there are still pursuits that can provide an opportunity for people to get away form the stresses of everyday life. Bonsai is one of them. You may be an absolute beginner or you could have been working on your bonsai for some time. Whichever the case, the hope that this book will help you to avoid some of the pitfalls encountered in earlier days. No matter if you grow six or sixty bonsai you will find that growing and developing your bonsai will give you great satisfaction and a renewed awareness of the beauty of nature.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 170


Dimensions: 212 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2015


$49.99
A Visual Protest : The Art of Banksy

ISBN: 9783791386065

Author: Gianni Mercurio    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Decades before he blew the lid off the high-stakes art world by shredding a work immediately following its purchase at an auction, Banksy was committing acts of...


Decades before he blew the lid off the high-stakes art world by shredding a work immediately following its purchase at an auction, Banksy was committing acts of artistic protest on the streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world. We still don't know who Banksy is, but thanks to this book we have a greater sense of how he works. This book features approximately eighty works from the start of his street art career to today, most photographed in situ and presented in vibrant illustrations. This book guides readers through Banksy's artistic processes and explains his influences, such as the Situationism movement and the May 1968 uprising in Paris. It delves into key works such as Love Is in the Air, a stencilled graffiti that subverts the idea of violent protest; Flag, in which the iconic American photograph at Iwo Jima is altered to reflect a group of Harlem children atop a burnt-out car; and the slyly titled Turf War, in which Winston Churchill sports a grassy Mohawk. The book also pays tribute to Banksy's rats, a reviled symbol of urban decay that the artist reimagines as rappers, violin players, and painters. As Banksy continues to challenge the political, economic, and racial oppression that takes place every day in cities around the world, this book offers a timely appreciation of just how the artist has embedded himself into the psyche of the powerful as well as the voiceless-without ever revealing his own identity.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 235 x 290 mm


Publication Date: 31-03-2020


$89.99
Chicken : A Declaration of Love

ISBN: 9783961712618

Authors: Moreno Monti, Matteo Tranchellini    Publisher: TeNeues

It is no longer a secret that chickens are the new stars of the farmyard, meadows, gardens, and urban backyards. As more and more people think about local and s...


It is no longer a secret that chickens are the new stars of the farmyard, meadows, gardens, and urban backyards. As more and more people think about local and sustainable living, the trend towards keeping chickens and home-laid eggs seems more popular than ever. With this photo book, Matteo Tranchellini and Moreno Monti pay tribute to our favourite, feathered friends. With dazzling pictures, the photographers set straight some preconceptions about poultry, showing just what elegance, grace, and character these hens and roosters can display. With page after page of vibrant colours, intricate patterns, and dynamic postures, this book leaves no doubt: we have underestimated the feathered beauties of the coop for far too long.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 188


Dimensions: 270 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2020


$89.99
Dog : Portraits of Eighty-Eight Dogs and One Little Naughty Rabbit

ISBN: 9783961712519

Author: Tein Lucasson    Publisher: TeNeues

Tein Lucasson loves ALL dogs. And he has been since he can think. For this reason, the graphic designer, art director and producer uses photos of dogs sent to h...


Tein Lucasson loves ALL dogs. And he has been since he can think. For this reason, the graphic designer, art director and producer uses photos of dogs sent to him by his fans and friends to create high-quality artistic images that look like paintings of old masters: from the Labrador in an aristocratic coat with a ruff to the promenade mix in a sailor's uniform. Each dog has its own unmistakable character, which Tein brings closer to its readers in witty, bizarre and thoughtful texts. After the success of "Portraits of Eighty-Eight Cats and One Very Wise Zebra" Tein now presents his second illustrated book at teNeues: Lovingly designed and lyrically, this book is a must for every dog lover's shelf. The perfect gift for all lovers of our four-legged companions.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 223 x 267 mm


Publication Date: 26-03-2020


$59.99
Paris

ISBN: 9783961712571

Author: Paul Almasy    Publisher: TeNeues

Post-war Paris brought a blossoming of culture and thought. The Nouvelle Vague transformed French cinema, young couturiers reinvigorated French fashion, existen...


Post-war Paris brought a blossoming of culture and thought. The Nouvelle Vague transformed French cinema, young couturiers reinvigorated French fashion, existentialism flourished in literature and philosophy, and the city swung and swayed to a vibrant jazz and rock 'n' roll scene. In the middle of it all, was Paul Almasy. The well-travelled photojournalist, born in Hungary, had made Paris his hometown and spent his days and nights wandering its alleys, avenues, and after-hours bars. Through his photographs, we visit the old markets and artist's studios, its music joints and glamorous cafes, but also the burgeoning banlieues, where immigrant workers were housed in peripheral and isolated locations. Joining the ranks of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Doisneau, Almasy is one of the great chroniclers of 1950s and 1960s Paris. This captivating book of his Paris photographs is a vivid and evocative portrait of the city in all its mid-century vibrancy and change.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 195 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2020


$45.00
Be Well

ISBN: 9783899559958

Author: Kari Molvar    Publisher: Gestalten

A showcase of the current culture and architecture, protagonists and ideas, and treatments and aims of twenty-first-century wellbeing. One of life’s greatest ...


A showcase of the current culture and architecture, protagonists and ideas, and treatments and aims of twenty-first-century wellbeing. One of life’s greatest pleasures is a day spent rejuvenating the body and nourishing the spirit. Humans have practiced self-care for centuries―in the sweat lodges of the American Southwest, Roman baths, the hammams of the Ottoman Empire, Japanese onsens, and Finnish saunas. Today, a new interest in self-care is redefining how we accomplish wellness, and there have never been more options. In our increasingly switched-on lives, a growing industry of highly choreographed experiences is geared to help us switch off. Be Well is a journey around the world’s most extraordinary spaces for achieving this, looking at the innovative practices they offer and how to carry them into everyday life.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 27-03-2020


$120.00
The New Traditional

ISBN: 9783899559842

Author: Beside Media    Publisher: Gestalten

Immerse yourself in the traditions that have defined our cultures and reveal our connection to what make us human. A new generation wants to lead a more meaning...


Immerse yourself in the traditions that have defined our cultures and reveal our connection to what make us human. A new generation wants to lead a more meaningful and sustainable life by reconnecting with heritage and traditions. They are looking to the craftsmanship, lifestyle, and unique experiences of the people keeping these practices alive. The New Traditional tells the stories of those devoting their energy, skills, and creativity to crafts such as blacksmithing, distilling spirits, and globe making, and its authors revisit the customs of growing old varieties of apple, beekeeping and producing honey in gardens or on rooftops, and being modern shepherds in Italy or Iceland. They always seek to help preserve cultural traditions and share them with likeminded people.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 27-03-2020


$120.00
A Map of the World

ISBN: 9783899558814

Author: Antonia Anoniou    Publisher: Gestalten

The world of contemporary mapmaking is brought up-to-date in this revised and expanded edition of a best-selling book. For centuries we have used the tools of c...


The world of contemporary mapmaking is brought up-to-date in this revised and expanded edition of a best-selling book. For centuries we have used the tools of cartography to represent both our immediate surroundings and the world at large―and to convey them to others. In our age of satellite navigation systems and Google Maps, personal interpretations of the geography around us are becoming even more relevant. A new generation of designers, illustrators, and mapmakers have been discovering their passion for various forms of illustrative cartography and A Map of the World is a compelling collection of their work. This updated edition contains even more examples of their output, ranging from detailed representations to personal, naive, and contemporary interpretations.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 245 x 330 mm


Publication Date: 30-01-2020


$120.00
HideOut

ISBN: 9788417557157

Publisher: Monsa

Cabins have become one of the favourite hiding places for people looking for a perfect place to rest and connect with nature. Environmentally friendly homes, cu...


Cabins have become one of the favourite hiding places for people looking for a perfect place to rest and connect with nature. Environmentally friendly homes, cutting-edge sustainable architecture that have ecological solutions and a low environmental impact. Buildings with smart and compact design, in which the spaces are open and shared, connected to each other and to the environment.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 170 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2020


$49.99
Hotel Plans

ISBN: 9788417557096

Publisher: Monsa

Hotel Plans contains more than 300 floor and elevations plans, as well as constructive details of 35 hotels projects from around the world, selected for being s...


Hotel Plans contains more than 300 floor and elevations plans, as well as constructive details of 35 hotels projects from around the world, selected for being singular and unique hotels, both by their architecture and their interior design, that run away from the typical concept of standard hotel and are conceived for travellers looking for a different and unforgettable place to lodge.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 230 x 170 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2020


$49.99
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