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A Bigger Message

A Bigger Message
Conversations with David Hockney

The bestselling book of conversations between David Hockney and art critic Martin Gayford as they explore the nature of creativity in a newly expanded paperback edition. Hockney’s portraits will be shown at the Royal Academy, London from 2 July to 2 October 2016.

‘Elegantly and simply written … full not only of good-quality reproductions of Hockney’s paintings, but characterful photos of the artist at work’– The Observer

Chanel Lagerfeld

Chanel Catwalk
The Complete Karl Lagerfeld Collections

The definitive overview of Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel creations since his first show in 1983.
    A treasure trove of inspiration, this richly illustrated publication will be the must-have reference for all fashion professionals and Chanel obsessives.

'Exhilarating, beautiful and superlative in scope, this is an invaluable reference for any style library’ – Glass

Chineasy Everyday

Chineasy Everyday
The World of Chinese Characters

'Chineasy Everyday' teaches over 400 of the most used and useful Chinese characters, phrases and sentences that reflect our daily lives..

'Learning Mandarin just got Chineasy ... May revolutionize the teaching of Chinese around the world'
- The Sunday Times

Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology
A Traveller's Guide from Mount Olympus to Troy

The perfect pocket-size companion to the Greek myths and the landscapes and ideas that shaped them.

‘An innovative approach to Greek mythology … original and entertaining’
– British Museum Magazine


Draw What You See

Hirameki is set to be the creative phenomenon of 2016! Hirameki in Japanese, means a flash of inspiration, which is just what artists Peng & Hu had when they realized that even the splodgiest blot could be easily turned into something amazing.
    Highly creative and a little bit anarchic, this is the perfect outlet for all those who are bored by drawing inside the lines. It's for everybody: even the most inexperienced doodlers can produce hundreds of sensational scribbles.

Paul Smith's Cycling Scrapbook

Paul Smith's Cycling Scrapbook

A visual celebration of the world of cycling presented through the eyes and personal collection of Britain’s most successful and beloved fashion designer.

‘A real pleasure to read … a wonderfully curated accumulation of ephemera … a worthwhile addition to every velo-reader's library’
– Cycle EXIF
'A beautifully produced volume, the sort of book you savour as you turn each page … If you're able to carve out some self-indulgent time, I couldn't recommend a better way to spend it than in the company of 'Paul Smith's Cycling Scrapbook''
– Ride Velo

Magnum Postcards

Magnum Photos 100 Postcards

A boxed collection of 100 postcards featuring the work of more than 65 Magnum greats, curated from the bestselling 'Magnum Magnum'. With its 70th anniversary approaching in 2017, Magnum Photos has combined forces with Thames & Hudson on a range of gifts. Each is aimed at active photographers or those who simply love great photography.