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This definitive survey of one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design offers a rich overview of all aspects of the subject. It covers furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics, textiles, product design, industrial design, graphics and posters, as well as architecture and interior design. Nearly... read more

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As we grow older, how do we know what to let go of and what to keep?..Lorelei started collecting dresses in her twenties and found that every time she wore one it became more significant to her. From falling in love for the first time to playing in a band, from starting a career to moving overseas, every dress soon had a memo... read more

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From the streets of the leading fashion cities around the world, photographer, art director and blogger Giuseppe Santamaria brings together a striking photographic collection showcasing the styles of the modern man. In each city he visits, Giuseppe seeks out the man whose dress sense speaks volumes about who he is, sharing lo... read more

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As the brains behind The Little Veggie Patch Co., Fab and Mat have taken the mystery out of - and put the fun back into - growing fruit and vegetables. 1-Minute Gardener features 70 fast, illustrated step-by-step guides to edible gardening essentials, from preparing and caring for your patch through to harvesting the rewards ... read more

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Fifteen significant examples of modernist homes of the 50s, 60s and 70s, each of which combine outstanding architectural principles with authentic interior decor.

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An unflinching portrait of talent and addiction. In 2008 the artist Adam Cullen invited journalist Erik Jensen to stay in his spare room and write his biography. What followed were four years of intense honesty and a relationship that became increasingly claustrophobic.

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A stunning collection of ground-breaking Australian homes from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s

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An important monograph on the complete work thus far of Alber Elbaz for Lanvin-one of fashion's most transformative designers working today, who employs mise-en-scenes as a principal way of staging his work. Under the helm of present design director Alber Elbaz, Lanvin is now one of the powerhouses of Paris fashion, and his r... read more

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The coastal gardens of Australia are as varied as the geography of this vast continent itself. Join Myles Baldwin as he travels around the country, from the gentle landscape of Victoria's Mornington Peninsula and the sheer cliffs of Sydney's Dover Heights to an old copper mining town in South Australia and beyond. On his jour... read more

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In Alain Baraton's Versailles, every grove tells a story. As the gardener-in-chief, Baraton lives on its grounds, and since 1982 has devoted his life to the gardens, orchards, and fields that were loved by France's kings and queens as much as the palace itself. His memoir introduces readers to the private side of this living... read more

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The Dakota. The Apthorp. The San Remo. The names of these legendary New York apartment buildings evoke images of marble-lined lobbies, uniformed doormen and sunlit penthouses with sweeping Central Park views. Built from the 1880s through 1930s, classic pre-war apartments were designed to lure townhouse dwellers reluctant to s... read more

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Be inspired to create your own affordable, super-stylish kitchen, which will become the heart of your home. Nowadays, kitchens serve as the hub of the house and family life, where everyone gathers to talk and to share food, friendship and love.The kitchen of your dreams isn’t always the instant model found in an upmarket desi... read more

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This book is not a dictionary, though it tells you all you need know about everything from Authenticity to Zips. It's not an autobiography, though it does offer a revealing and highly personal inside view of contemporary culture. It's an essential tool kit for understanding the world around us. It's about what makes a Warhol ... read more

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Is being an artist a radical form of entrepreneurship or a vocational calling like the priesthood? Is it an extension of philosophy or an offshoot of entertainment? In three richly interlinked but distinct 'acts' - Politics, Kinship and Craft - Sarah Thornton compares and contrasts answers to the simple but profound question:... read more

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Window on the world. Travelling the world with an architect's eye. Architect Harry Seidler spent more than 50 years traveling the globe, extensively photographing the peak achievements in architecture from 3000 B.C. to the present day. Thanks to sound advice given to him early on by his photographer brother Marcell ("Only use... read more

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Full of writing, reports, and recommendations, The Monocle Guide to Better living is original, informative, entertaining, and comprehensive. This is not a book about glitz but rather an upbeat survey of products and ideas built to treasure and last. Monocle is one of the most successful magazines to be developed in the past d... read more

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Imagine a home designed and built especially for your family to grow, evolve and create memories in over a lifetime. The Forever House celebrates 23 such dwellings through the intimate stories of the families and architects who created them.

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Advanced Style is Ari Seth Cohen's blog-based-ode to the confidence, beauty and fashion that can only be achieved through the experience of a life lived glamourously.
It is a collection of street fashion unlike any seen before - focused on t... read more

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A collection of the lavish and iconic gowns of Christian Dior, from the 1950s and '60s, captured by the legendary photographer Mark Shaw. Iconic photographer Mark Shaw documented the ultra-exclusive Parisian fashion world, focusing on Paris's long-standing top couturier Christian Dior. Shaw's photographs--some of the first fa... read more

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An unparalleled fixture in the fashion world, Rachel Zoe is a distinguished stylist, editor and designer, renowned for her effortless take on glamour. Her illustrious career has flourished as she has continually proven herself to be an integral part in shaping the image of Hollywood's A-list. As a reality television star, Rac... read more

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