A History of Ottoman ArchitectureWhen it was first published, Godfrey Goodwin’s study immediately established itself as a definitive work on the subject. It remains the only comprehensive survey in English and virtually the only account of the last two centuries of Turkish architecture. The author t..
Animation: The Global HistoryMaureen Furniss surveys the cultural, political and economic context of how this dynamic industry evolved, emphasizing both artistic and technical achievements from around the world – from Hollywood to Tokyo, from Moscow to Sydney. Featuring a timeline for each of its si..
Architecture of Bali: A Sourcebook of Traditional & Modern FormsNew in paperback, landscape and architectural designer made wijaya draws on his photographic archives, compiled over thirty years, to present a visual study of balinese architecture. A survey of traditional balinese style is enhance..
Architecture: A Modern ViewWhat does architecture have to do with health? This fun - damental, yet unusual question is based on the elements - tary consideration of how built environments can contribute - Ute to healing and convalescence. This topic constitutes an area of interdisciplinary research ..
Artwear: Fashion and Anti-fashionA crocheted wool coat of exuberant textures and glowing colors, a dyed and pleated silk vest of baroque sensuousness, a headdress of ribbon intricately ruched in the shape of a leaping fish, an evening gown made from shredded dollar bills, a kimono that carries art a..
Classical Language of ArchitectureClassical architecture is a visual “language” and like any other language has its own grammatical rules. Classical buildings as widely spaced in time as a Roman temple, an Italian Renaissance palace and a Regency house all show an awareness of these rules even if th..
Claude Montana: Fashion RadicalThe Montana woman embodied an extraordinary new image: razor- sharp tailoring and strong silhouettes with dramatic proportions and masculine lines, enlivened by an astonishing mix of detail and bold hues. Materials, colors, and cut were all vehicles for Claude Montana’..
Complexity and Contradiction in ArchitectureFirst published in 1966, and since translated into 16 languages, this remarkable book has become an essential document of architectural literature. A “gentle manifesto for a non straight forward architecture,” Venturi’s Complexity and Contradiction in Arch..
Contemporary Menswear : A Global Guide to Independent Men's FashionContemporary Menswear presents in-depth profiles of more than 50 of the designers, labels, brands, stores, websites and blogs that have shaped and continue to shape menswear in the 21st century. From classic `heritage’ labels such as..
Facades: Design, Construction & TechnologyThe façade is the “skin” of a house. It forms the boundary between interior and exterior, between form and function, between user and pedestrian. In addition to aspects of function, construction, design and urban space, increasingly sustainability parame..
Fashion ChinaLike its economy and art scene, Chinese fashion is on the rise, with an increasingly prominent international presence. Spurred by a new generation of creative and ambitious designers, and championed by actresses like Fan Bingbing and Zhang Ziyi, as well as China’s First Lady, Peng Liyua..
Fashion Scandinavia: Contemporary CoolScandinavian furniture and architecture have long held sway in the global design sphere, and Scandinavian fashion is now gaining the same influence. The appeal lies in the simplicity, minimalism, attention to detail, and high quality of materials so iconic to Sc..