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1. Thinking with Type, Second, Revised, Expanded Edition: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students, by Ellen Lupton
Series: Design Briefs
ISBN 9781568989693, paperback binding, $24.95

Our all-time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography ...
Available for online reading at www.ebrary.com
2. Vintage Typography Notecards
Series: Paper + Goods
ISBN 9781616891466, gift box binding, $14.95

Discovered in vintage typographic manuals, the specimens featured on these elegant cards range from one-of-a-kind hand-drawn samples to classic favorites used in the early decades ...
3. Woodcut, by Bryan Nash Gill
ISBN 9781616890483, hardcover binding, $29.95

If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, Connecticut-based artist Bryan Nash Gill shows us why. Creating large-scale relief prints from cross sections of ...
4. Citizens of No Place: An Architectural Graphic Novel, by Jimenez Lai
ISBN 9781616890629, paperback binding, $19.95

Architecture has become an increasingly interdisciplinary profession, and the language with which architects envision and articulate their ideas has radically diversified in recent years. Architect ...
Available for online reading at www.ebrary.com
5. Paula Scher MAPS: New York / Paris / London: Three Mini Journals, by Paula Scher
Series: Paper + Goods
ISBN 9781616891435, paperback with sewn spine and back pocket, 64 pages each, 1 gridded, 1 lined, 1 blank binding, $14.95

Introducing a new line of smart and stylish gift products developed in collaboration with legendary international design firm Pentagram. These three pocket-sized journals are decorated ...
6. Graphic Design Thinking: Beyond Brainstorming, by Ellen Lupton
Series: Design Briefs
ISBN 9781568989792, paperback binding, $24.95

Creativity is more than an inborn talent. It is a hard-earned skill that, like all skills, improves with practice. Graphic Design Thinking explores a variety ...
7. Up on the Roof: New York's Hidden Skyline Spaces, by Alex MacLean
ISBN 9781616890506, hardcover binding, $50.00

For over thirty years, trained architect-turned photographer/ pilot Alex MacLean has documented the American landscape from the air. His remarkable photographs capture the surreal beauty ...
8. Casa Alta: An Andalusian Paradise, by Elizabeth McMillan
ISBN 9781616891374, hardcover binding, $50.00

When San Franciscans Victor Carrasco and Elizabeth McMillan bought their dream home in 1978, an abandoned courtyard house in a small Andalusian village in Southern ...
9. Woodcut Notecards, by Bryan Nash Gill
Series: Paper + Goods
ISBN 9781616891473, gift box with 12 full-color cards (6 designs, repeating 2 times) and 12 envelopes binding, $15.95

If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, artist Bryan Nash Gill shows us why. In this collection of notecards, based on the book ...
10. Typography Sketchbooks, by Steven Heller, Lito Talarico
ISBN 9781616890421, paperback binding, $40.00

Typography is at the heart of visual communication. Many artists obsess over it as one of the purest forms of design. Now available in paperback, ...
11. Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information, by Manuel Lima
ISBN 9781568989365, hardcover binding, $50.00

Our ability to generate information now far exceeds our capacity to understand it. Finding patterns and making meaningful connections inside complex data networks has emerged ...
Available for online reading at www.ebrary.com
12. Details, Technology, and Form, by Christine Killory, Ren Davids
Series: AsBuilt
ISBN 9781568989532, hardcover binding, $65.00 Sale price: $13.00

There are a dizzying array of new tools and methods available to today's architects. From high-powered computer programs to state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and complex building ...
Available for online reading at www.ebrary.com
13. Draw Your Own Alphabets: Thirty Fonts to Scribble, Sketch, & Make Your Own, by Tony Seddon
ISBN 9781616891268, paperback binding, $19.95

There are many ways to make your writing feel more personal, but none carries the charge of using a custom-drawn font. Draw Your Own Alphabets ...
14. What Did I Buy Today?: An Obsessive Consumption Journal, by Kate Bingaman-Burt
Series: Paper + Goods
ISBN 9781616891367, paperback binding, $12.95

Record your spending dreams and dramas, from the minute to the monumental, in this week-by-week logbook of splurges and savings. This journal is charmingly illustrated ...
15. The Guerilla Art Kit, by Keri Smith
ISBN 9781568986883, hardcover binding, $19.95

We are living in a golden age of self-expression. The explosion of user-created content on blogs and social networking sites moved Time magazine to name ...
16. Bird Watching Journal: And Other Nature Observations, by Joy Kiser
Series: Paper + Goods
ISBN 9781616891411, hardcover binding, $16.95

Based on the best-selling America's Other Audubon, this aspirational journal is rife with tips for casual and beginner birding and nature enthusiasts. ...
17. Tree Gardens: Architecture and the Forest, by Gina Crandell
ISBN 9781616891213, paperback binding, $40.00

From their early use as protective shelter to the felling of thousands of trees to harvest wood and create farmland, to more recent attempts at ...
18. Nelson Byrd Woltz: Garden, Park, Community, Farm, by Warren T. Byrd, Jr., Thomas L. Woltz, and Stephen Orr
ISBN 9781616891145, hardcover binding, $60.00

Award-winning landscape architecture firm Nelson Byrd Woltz is celebrated for projects that, in addition to their sheer beauty, frequently trigger a cascade of positive ecological ...
19. Figure Drawing, by Peter Jenny
Series: Learning to See
ISBN 9781616890490, paperback binding, $12.00

This series of small primers on drawing encourages readers not only to pick up a pen and start drawing, but to see the world that ...
20. Nests and Eggs Notecards, by Joy Kiser
Series: Paper + Goods
ISBN 9781616891381, gift box binding, $14.95

Images from America's Other Audubon make up this stunning collection of notecards featuring carefully crafted nests and the colorful and speckled eggs they protect. ...
21. Post-Ductility: Metals in Architecture and Engineering, by Michael Bell, Craig Buckley
Series: Columbia Books on Architecture, Engineering, and Materials
ISBN 9781616890469, hardcover binding, $65.00

Metals, as surface or structure, play a role in nearly every strain of modern architecture. Non-architectural metals in the form of automobiles and hard goods ...
Available for online reading at www.ebrary.com
22. The Artist's Eye, by Peter Jenny
Series: Learning to See
ISBN 9781616890568, paperback binding, $12.00

This series of small primers on drawing encourages readers not only to pick up a pen and start drawing, but to see the world that ...
23. Drawing Techniques, by Peter Jenny
Series: Learning to See
ISBN 9781616890544, paperback binding, $12.00

This series of small primers on drawing encourages readers not only to pick up a pen and start drawing, but to see the world that ...
24. Drawing Techniques, by Peter Jenny
Series: Learning to See
ISBN 9781616890544, paperback binding, $12.00

This series of small primers on drawing encourages readers not only to pick up a pen and start drawing, but to see the world that ...
25. America's Other Audubon, by Joy Kiser
ISBN 9781616890599, hardcover binding, $45.00

Nearly everyone is familar with John James Audubon and his seminal color-plate book, The Birds of America. But few people are aware of another monumental ...
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