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Wearing the Cloak

by Marie-Louise Nosch & Henriette Koefoed Oxbow Books (December 07, 2011)

Wearing the Cloak contains nine stimulating chapters on Roman military textiles and equipment that take textile research to a new level. Hear the sounds of the Roman soldiers' clacking belts and get a view on...


User Friendly

by Cliff Kuang & Robert Fabricant Mcd (November 18, 2019)

AMAZON BEST BOOKS OF 2019 PICK

FORTUNE WRITERS AND EDITORS' RECOMMENDED BOOKS OF 2019 PICK

"User Friendly is a tour de force, an engrossing fusion of scholarly research, professional experience and revelations...


The World Is Round

by Gertrude Stein, Clement Hurd, Thacher Hurd & Kate Mulgrew HarperAudio (October 29, 2013)

Published to commemorate its 75th anniversary, The World Is Round brings back into print the classic story created by Gertrude Stein and Clement Hurd.

Written in her unique prose style, Gertrude Stein's The...


Enchanted Objects

by David Rose & Corey Brill Simon & Schuster Audio (July 15, 2014)

In the tradition of Who Owns the Future, an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs, improve our lives, and form "an ethereal interconnection of gadgets and human desires that...will...


Commune

by Roman Alonso, Steven Johanknecht, Pamela Shamshiri & Ramin Shamshiri Abrams (March 02, 2020)

Commune was established in Los Angeles in 2004 by four like-minded soulsâEUR"Roman Alonso, Steven Johanknecht, Pamela Shamshiri, and Ramin ShamshiriâEUR" with a common mission: to enhance life through design...


Milton Glaser

by Milton Glaser Abrams (March 02, 2020)

The enduring, iconic volume showcasing the key early-career work and process of the godfather of modern graphic design

 

Milton Glaser: Graphic Design, perhaps the most famous book of its kind, explores the...


Not to Scale

by Jamer Hunt & Jamie Renell Grand Central Publishing (March 03, 2020)

From research to practical application, Not To Scale explores an influential theory in an accessible way.

For almost a decade, Jamer Hunt has been exploring and researching what scale means to our everyday lives....


Why We Make Things and Why It Matters

by Peter Korn & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (April 15, 2014)

In this moving account, Peter Korn explores the nature andrewards of creative practice. We follow his search for meaning as anIvy-educated child of the middle class who finds employment as a novicecarpenter...


Feck Perfuction

by James Victore & Danielle Laporte Chronicle Books (June 25, 2019)

"James Victore is a dangerous man. His ideas on optimizing your creativity, doing wow work, and building a life that inspires will devastate your limits. And show you how to win. Read this book fast." —Robin...


La La Lovely

by Trina McNeilly & Rebekah Lyons Faith Words (April 10, 2018)

Through beautiful designs and imagery, LA LA LOVELY invites readers to find their true identity where there is brokenness, discover the love of God, and design their own special place of beauty.

Author Trina...


Draplin Design Co.

by Aaron James Draplin Abrams (May 16, 2016)

Esquire. Ford Motors. Burton Snowboards. The Obama Administration. While all of these brands are vastly different, they share at least one thing in com­mon: a teeny, little bit of Aaron James Draplin. Draplin...


On the Loom

by Maryanne Moodie Abrams (September 19, 2016)

In On the Loom, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and...


Paris by Design

by Eva Jorgensen Abrams (April 08, 2019)

Paris by Design is the definitive Paris book for the design-savvy traveler and creatively curious Francophile. With a combination of interviews, profiles, essays, tips, and lists, author and designer Eva Jorgensen...


Abode

by Serena Mitnik-Miller & Mason St. Peter Abrams (April 15, 2019)

From the founders of General Store, Abode is a collection of Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter's effortlessly cool, quintessentially California interiors, and a look at how to re-create that style...


The Selby Is in Your Place

by Todd Selby & Lesley Arfin Abrams (September 30, 2012)

The Selby Is in Your Place was conceived when fashion and interiors photographer Todd Selby began taking portraits of dynamic and creative people—authors, musicians, artists, and designers—in their home environments...


Silk and Cotton

by Susan Meller Abrams (December 02, 2019)

The traditional textiles of Central Asia are unknown treasures. Straddling the legendary Silk Road, this vast region stretches from Russia in the west to China in the east. Whether nomadic or sedentary, its...


Farmhouse Revival

by Susan Daley & Steve Gross Abrams (December 02, 2019)

The American farmhouse represents integrity, ingenuity, self-reliance, and agricultural heritage. Today, the farmhouse is a rare survivor from another era that can be found sensitively reinterpreted by artists,...


Tony Duquette's Dawnridge

by Hutton Wilkinson, Hamish Bowles & Tim Street-Porter Abrams (October 15, 2018)

Designer Tony Duquette's legendary Dawnridge, located in Beverly Hills, is one of the most creatively designed private homes in America. Built in 1949 by Duquette and his wife, Elizabeth, the original structure...


Make Ink

by Jason Logan & Michael Ondaatje Abrams (September 10, 2018)

The Toronto Ink Company was founded in 2014 by designer and artist Jason Logan as a citizen science experiment to make eco-friendly, urban ink from street-harvested pigments. In Make Ink, Logan delves into the...


Thomas O'Brien: Library House

by Thomas O'Brien Abrams (October 08, 2018)

Thomas O'Brien's name has long been synonymous with vintage elegance, modernism, and warm, livable design, so it's no surprise that his luxurious homes in Bellport, Long Island, have attracted significant attention....


Lotta Jansdotter Paper, Pattern, Play

by Lotta Jansdotter & Jenny Hallengren Abrams (October 08, 2018)

A lifelong artist, Lotta Jansdotter has been creating patterns and motifs for fun since childhood and professionally since 1996. Her organic, playful, and timeless designs have appeared on everything from sewing...


Coastal Blues

by Phoebe Howard Abrams (April 09, 2018)

From design expert (and interior design readers' favorite) Phoebe Howard comes a new book focused on decorating with beautiful blue color schemes. Coastal Blues is a glorious decor book filled with inspiring...


Nathan Turner's I Love California

by Nathan Turner Abrams (April 09, 2018)

Designer Nathan Turner's style is synonymous with the easy glam of California living. His first book introduced readers to his casual American style and chic design sense. Now, he has written a love letter to...


The New Bohemians Handbook

by Justina Blakeney Abrams (October 09, 2017)

The New Bohemian Handbook guides readers in beautifully simple techniques for adding good vibes and style to living spaces. Packed with hundreds of ideas for bringing positive energy to your home, the book features...


Worn in New York

by Emily Spivack Abrams Image (October 09, 2017)

The boots a passenger had on when his plane landed on the Hudson River.

The tank top Andy Warhol's assistant wore to one of their nightclub outings together.

The jacket a taxi driver put on to feel safe as he...


The Moderns

by Steven Heller & Greg D'Onofrio Abrams (September 18, 2017)

In The Moderns, we meet the men and women who invented and shaped Midcentury Modern graphic design in America. The book is made up of generously illustrated profiles, many based on interviews, of more than 60...


City Farmhouse Style

by Kim Leggett & Alissa Saylor Abrams (September 11, 2017)

Come along on the hunt to coveted country sources and the best secret antiquing spots, and learn how to create country farmhouse style in your city dwelling. Author Kim Leggett is the creator of City Farmhouse,...


The Maker

by Tamara Maynes Abrams (September 04, 2017)

The act of creating the treasures you use to adorn your home takes the space to a deeper level; it goes beyond collecting, beyond decorating. The Maker is a gorgeously illustrated love letter to creating an...


The Hero's Closet

by Gillian Conahan Abrams (April 17, 2017)

Cosplayers rejoice! The Hero’s Closet is the ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes

 

This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics...


Two-Dimensional Man

by Paul Sahre Abrams Press (September 18, 2017)

In Two-Dimensional Man, Paul Sahre shares deeply revealing stories that serve as the unlikely inspiration behind his extraordinary thirty-year design career. Sahre explores his mostly vain attempts to escape...


Elsie de Wolfe's Paris

by Charlie Scheips Abrams (October 13, 2014)

The American decorator Elsie de Wolfe (1858–1950) was the international set’s preeminent hostess in Paris during the interwar years. She had a legendary villa in Versailles, where in the late 1930s she held...


Hello World

by Alice Rawsthorn Abrams Press (February 05, 2014)

Our gadgets, appliances, and cars are sleeker and more elegant than they've ever been; in our free time, we trawl the internet for pictures of flawless minimalist interiors; and even the great industrialist...


I Brake for Yard Sales

by Lara Spencer & Kathy Griffin Stewart, Tabori & Chang (July 31, 2014)

Good Morning America correspondent Lara Spencer is a self-confessed frugalista with a passion for shopping at yard sales, thrift shops, and estate sales, and for decorating her home and friends’ homes with...


The Third Teacher

by Owp/P Cannon Design, Inc. Abrams (July 10, 2014)

Created by an international team of architects and designers concerned about our failing education system, The Third Teacher explores the critical link between the school environment and how children learn,...


Body Type

by Ina Saltz Abrams Image (May 15, 2014)

Body Type is an eye-opening look into the amazingly creative ways that tattoo artists are utilizing typography. Whereas the majority of tattoo art uses images to convey messages, here the message actually is...


The Pursuit of Style

by Council of Fashion Designers of America, Jessica Alba & Diane Von Furstenberg Abrams (April 14, 2014)

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Style is an all-new, origi­nal collection of clever, charming, and often hilarious musings from American fashion's biggest designers. The book culls the best pieces of advice...


Design Brooklyn

by Anne Hellman & Michel Arnaud Stewart, Tabori & Chang (October 21, 2013)

Design Brooklyn is a visual exploration of the unique and diverse architecture, interiors, and design of public and private spaces in today's Brooklyn, from mechanics' shops renovated into restaurants, to newly...


Travel Home

by Caitlin Flemming, Julie Goebel & Peggy Wong Abrams (September 23, 2019)

Travel through 20 sophisticated homes of designers deeply influenced by their international adventures abroad 

A road map for bringing far-flung design ideas back home, Travel Home shows us how to curate interiors...


Down to Earth

by Lauren Liess Abrams (October 07, 2019)

An elevated yet accessible follow-up to Lauren Liess’s Habitat, showcasing her signature easy-living lifestyle 

Down to Earth picks up right where Lauren Liess’s critically acclaimed Habitat left off. While...


The Designer's Dictionary of Type

by Sean Adams Abrams (April 01, 2019)

The Designer's Dictionary of Type follows in the footsteps of The Designer's Dictionary of Color, providing a vivid and highly accessible look at an even more important graphic design ingredient: typography....


Love Affairs with Houses

by Bunny Williams Abrams (April 15, 2019)

In this story-filled monograph, Bunny Williams presents new work through 15 houses she has decorated and loved. She tells the tale of each "affair," tracing the style of the spaces, what drew her to the projects,...


Michael De Feo: Flowers

by Michael De Feo Abrams (April 08, 2019)

As an art student in 1993, Michael De Feo drew a simple bloom that became a familiar and welcome presence in New York after he spent countless nights pasting hundreds of versions of it all over the city's building...


The Joy of Decorating

by Phoebe Howard Abrams (September 14, 2018)

Phoebe Howard, known affectionately as Mrs. Howard to her clients, has a penchant for creating stylish spaces, which has evolved into her own critically acclaimed brand of interior design. Mrs. Howard’s first...


Aero

by Thomas O'Brien Abrams (October 08, 2018)

In the follow-up to the bestselling American Modern, Aero celebrates 20 years of the famed Aero design studio with an intimate look at its founder Thomas O'Brien's design philosophy. From O'Brien's vivid reminiscences...


Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes

by Kaffe Fassett & Liza Prior Lucy Abrams (November 25, 2019)

In Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes, quilt master Kaffe Fassett and coauthor Liza Prior Lucy present 24 projects—small and large, beginner and advanced—made with iridescent solid-colored cotton fabrics...


Sunday Sketching

by Christoph Niemann Abrams (July 02, 2018)

From award-winning artist and author Christoph Niemann comes a collection of witty illustrations and whimsical views on working creatively. Taking its cue from his New York Times column Abstract Sunday, this...


American Modern

by Thomas O'Brien, Lisa Light & Laura Resen Abrams (June 04, 2018)

Designer and merchant, collector and tastemaker, Thomas O'Brien has made a career of translating cool notions of modernism into an easy and generous array of modern styles that anyone can attain. Now he introduces...


Collected

by Fritz Karch & Rebecca Robertson Abrams (October 14, 2019)

In Collected, expert collectors and decorating experts Fritz Karch and Rebecca Robertson present a tour of peculiar, elegant, and awe-inspiring collections from around the world. The book teaches readers the...


Typeset in the Future

by Dave Addey & Matt Zoller Seitz Abrams (December 10, 2018)

In Typeset in the Future, blogger and designer Dave Addey invites sci-fi movie fans on a journey through seven genre-defining classics, discovering how they create compelling visions of the future through...


Brand by Hand

by Jon Contino Abrams (October 22, 2018)

Brand by Hand documents the work, career, and artistic inspiration of graphic designer extraordinaire Jon Contino.

Jon is a born-and-bred New Yorker. He talks like one, he acts like one, and most importantly,...