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
  • Quarter bound/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 Woman

Graffiti Woman

Graffiti and Street Art from Five Continents

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

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 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

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