Lifestyle & Popular Culture

Popular Culture

Thames & Hudson brought graffiti to the masses with the publication of Subway Art in 1984. Twenty-five years on, our street art list goes from strength to strength, with striking books on urban culture by the best writers and graf-artists from all over the world.

Anatomical Venus
  • Quarterbound/PLC (no jacket)
Wonderful and epically illustrated – Telegraph

Blek le Rat

Blek le Rat

Getting Through the Walls

  • Paperback with flaps
Getting Through Walls showcases some of Blek's most prominent and ignored works alike in a beautiful — and affordable! — tome – Anthem

Comics

Comics

A Global History, 1968 to the Present

  • Paperback with flaps
Smart and interesting, and might make you laugh, too – The Observer

Cycling Jerseys

Cycling Jerseys

Iconic designs and the stories that made them

  • PLC (no jacket)

Dogs and Chairs

Dogs and Chairs

Designer Pairs

  • Flexibound PLC (no jacket)
Totally adorable – InStyle

Factory Records

Factory Records

The Complete Graphic Album

  • Paperback with flaps
Breathtaking … a must-have reference for music aficionados – Computer Arts Projects

Formulas for Now
  • Hardback
Witty, playful reflections on modern life – The Independent

Graffiti World

Graffiti World

Street Art from Five Continents

  • PLC (no jacket)
Brilliantly charts the developments and trends of what has now become a truly global phenomenon – Computer Arts

Graffiti and Street Art
  • Paperback
Analyses not just the work, but the functions of graffiti and street art and their increasingly important role in urban visual culture.

Graffiti Woman

Graffiti Woman

Graffiti and Street Art from Five Continents

  • PLC (no jacket)
Top notch, lavish – SkinnyCap

Graffiti School

Graffiti School

A Student Guide with Teacher's Manual

  • Paperback with flaps
The step-by-step demonstrations of techniques are surprisingly comprehensive, making this a perfect birthday or Christmas present for a teenage relative with a creative streak – Artists & Illustrators

Graffiti Brasil
  • Paperback with flaps
Art that packs an emotional punch … a shining tribute to human determination to create beauty in the least likely places – Metro

Hirameki

Hirameki

Draw What You See

  • Paperback
Highly creative and a little bit anarchic, this is the perfect outlet for all those who are bored by drawing inside the lines

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Hirameki Cats and Dogs

Hirameki: Cats & Dogs

Draw What You See

  • Paperback
Put the felt-tips down – the next phase of the adult colouring craze is upon us, and it’s the art of Hirameki – The Sun on Sunday