Interior Inspiration: Scandinavia
Includes 30 DIY Projects
This book is both an introduction to the history of Scandinavian design and a style sourcebook. Featuring concise profiles of such great designers as Arne Jacobsen and Stig Lindberg, and such key furniture and textiles manufacturers as littala and Marimekko, it also includes 30 step-by-step DIY projects that show readers how to customize furniture and objects in the Scandinavian way. An all-you-need guide for anyone interested in the history and aesthetic of Scandinavian design.
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..
An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery
A startling look at the golden age of surgery through gruesome yet beautiful technical illustrations and paintings from the Wellcome Collection, written by the bestselling author of 'The Sick Rose'. This compelling volume interweaves graphic illustrations of surgical techniques and instruments from rare, nineteenth-century textbooks with engrossing and enlightening thematic articles by medical historian Richard Barnett.
The Whole Story
Comprehensive and beautifully illustrated, this book takes you through the astonishing history of life on Earth. Here you will encounter pivotal evolutionary turning points, uncover false starts and global disasters, and trace the crucial scientific breakthroughs that have contributed to our understanding of this planet and the creatures on it.
Furniture That Transforms Space
A sourcebook of ideas for innovative furnishing, interior environments and small-scale architectural interventions – bookshelves that can reshape a room, chairs that create intimate enclosures, home-office spaces and self-contained kitchen cubes that can be expanded to reveal every conceivable eating function.
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.
New Nordic Design
The enduring appeal of Nordic design lies in its simplicity, minimalist approach and quality of materials, as well as the sustainable production methods that are so much part of the Scandinavian way of life. This stylish publication celebrates the wide-reaching impact Nordic design has had on the world scene, and heralds the arrival of a new generation of designers – as well as the editors and bloggers chronicling their every move.
Create Collage Animals
Make collage pictures of animals with this cleverly designed book.
Paris Up, Up and Away
with intricate lasercuts and delicate illustrations throughout
Intricate lasercuts and delicate illustrations show Paris and its monuments at their very best, and offer a wonderfully imaginative introduction to the city for young children.