This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped industrial and product design. Written by two experts on modern design, it provides both a concise history of the subject, and offers a fascinating resource to dip into for the general reader. From the origins or modern ..
Charting the movements, developments and ideas that transformed the way women dress, this book gives a unique perspective on the history of twentieth-century fashion. From the invention of the bias cut and the stiletto heel to the designers who changed the way we think about clothes, the book is ent..
Learn how to stitch all your favourite flowers, leaves and foliage, with this is collection of tutorials for 200 embroidered flowers and foliage. Discover how to stitch beautiful blooms including roses, daisies, daffodils, pansies and buttercups as well as more exotic blooms.Modern hand embroidery e..
Little known fact: Buddhist Monks are amazing at cleaning and tidying. In this one-of-a-kind guide to cleaning your home, Buddhist monk Shoukei Matsumoto reveals how to make your home as spotless as it is tranquil and peaceful. For Buddhist monks cleaning well is a cardinal skill and, in A Monk's Gu..
The debut cookbook from the restaurant Gourmet magazine named the best in the country. A pioneer in American cuisine, chef Grant Achatz represents the best of the molecular gastronomy movement--brilliant fundamentals and exquisite taste paired with a groundbreaking approach to new techniques and equ..
The revered architectural reference, updated with contemporary examples and interactive 3D models"The Interactive Resource Center" is an online learning environment where instructors and students can access the tools they need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcing and assessing thei..
(Berklee Methods). This essential method features rigorous, hands-on, "ears-on" practice exercises that help you explore the inner working of music, presenting notes, scales, and rhythms as they are heard in pop, jazz, and blues. You will learn and build upon the basic concepts of music theory with ..
Based on author Wendy Hollender's classroom demonstrations at the New York Botanical Garden (the largest program of its kind in the world), 'Botanical Drawing in Color' is grounded in the basic principles of drawing as they apply to the botanical forms of plants and flowers...
If you're on a first-name basis with your barista but haven't perfected _x000D_
(or even attempted) making café-quality coffee at home, let Brew show _x000D_
you the way. In this approachable guidebook, author and coffee expert _x000D_
Brian W. Jones demystifies specialty coffee's complexities, teac..
BTS is the breakthrough K-pop band. For the first time, this unofficial biography tells the story of the Korean boy band with a global army of fans, who have propelled their heroes to the top of the charts all over the world.Seven good-looking boys - RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook - wh..
A researched study on two of art's most fundamental themes, this book bridges the gap between abstract theory and practical knowledge. Beginning with a survey of underappreciated masters who perfected the use of colour and light, the book examines how light reveals form, the properties of colour and..
In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a succession of ..
Idyllic vignettes in the tradition of Currier & Ives' famous prints offer 31 full-page drawings of barns, meadows, covered bridges, birds, and other familiar sights of rural life. Relaxing and rustic images are printed on only one side of perforated pages for easy removal and display of finished pie..
Explore the groundbreaking history of Wonder Woman through DC Comics _x000D_
covers in this second volume of the miniature art book series.Hold the complete comic covers history of Wonder Woman in the palm of your hands with DC Comics: Wonder Woman: The Complete Covers Omnibus Vol. 2. _x000D_
A revised edition of the classic drawing book that has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the United States alone.Translated into more than seventeen languages, "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you are drawing as a professio..
The ultimate guide to visual storytelling How to make the audience "feel" the story while they are "reading" the story. Using his experiences from working in the comic book industry, movie studios and teaching, Marcos introduces the reader to a step-by-step system that will create the most successf..
Freddie Mercury gives fans unprecedented access to one of the world's greatest artists and showmen. This official book contains superb photographs of Freddie Mercury in all aspects of his life. There are photographs from the private collections of his parents, Mr and Mrs Bulsara, from Brian May, as ..
Creativity is more than an inborn talent; it is a hard-earned skill, and like any other skill, it improves with practice. Graphic Design Thinking: How to Define Problems, Get Ideas, and Create Form explores a variety of informal techniques ranging from quick, seat-of-the-pants approaches to more for..
(Guitar Educational). From the former editor of Guitar One magazine, here is a daily dose of vitamins to keep your chops fine tuned Musical styles include rock, blues, jazz, metal, country, and funk. Techniques taught include alternate picking, arpeggios, sweep picking, string skipping, legato, str..
Published to instant acclaim in 2005, our best selling How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul has become a trusted resource for graphic designers around the world, combining practical advice with philosophical guidance to help young professionals embark on their careers. This new, exp..
Drawing animals requires fast thinking and quick execution. Unlike artists of landscapes or still-life, the animal illustrator must adhere to this golden rule: "observe much and long and draw quick and little." This respected guidebook, written by renowned wildlife illustrator Charles Liedl, shows y..
How to Draw is for artists, architects and designers. It is useful to the novice, the student and the professional. You will learn how to draw any object or environment from your imagination, starting with the most basic perspective drawing skills. Early chapters explain how to draw accurate perspec..
The age-old practice of sitting down to a family meal is undergoing unprecedented change as rising world affluence and trade, along with the spread of global food conglomerates, transform eating habits worldwide. HUNGRY PLANET profiles 30 families from around the world--including Bosnia, Chad, Egypt..
Poised to become the essential book on design, Interior Design Master Class collects the expertise and knowledge of the best interior designers working today. Opening Interior Design Master Class_x000D_
is like sitting down to the best dinner party you’ve ever attended. A _x000D_
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In the middle of the twentieth century, Pierre Desfontaines, cousin of Louis Ernest Laduree, created the first Laduree macaron by having the genius to stick two macaron cookies together and fill them with a flavorful ganache. Ever since then, the preparation has stayed the same. Each season Laduree ..
Concise and beautifully illustrated, this guide provides invaluable instruction on the art of pencil drawing. It covers the basics of holding the pencil, applying different strokes, shading, perspective, and the rendering of different textures, as well as the finer points of pictorial composition an..
After an astonishing career-first in Scotland, and then over 27 years
with Manchester United Football Club- Sir Alex Ferguson delivers Leading,
in which the greatest soccer coach of all time will analyze the pivotal
leadership decisions of his 38 years as a manager and, with his friend