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Studio and Cube

On The Relationship Between Where Art is Made and Where Art is Displayed

When does an artist's creation become art, and where? Does it occur in the solitary confines of an artist's studio or do ...

Emily Dickinson Notebook

A blank journal inspired by the poet's writings and gardens

Beloved by literary types as well as everyday writers, gardeners and dreamers, Emily Dickinson is a seminal American poe ...

Keep Fresh, Stay Rad

100 Postcards

Friends of Type are a fun-loving collective of respected designers from Brooklyn and San Francisco. Since 2009, they've ...

Letters to a Young Farmer

On Food, Farming, and Our Future

Letters to a Young Farmer is for everyone who appreciates good food grown with respect for the earth, people, animals, a ...

Animals of the Savanna

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

Did you know no two zebras' stripes are alike, that flies don't like to land on striped animals, that hippos eat lots of ...

Beach Houses

Andrew Geller

The Bra. The Box Kite. The Cat. The Milk Carton. The Reclining Picasso. These are the playful names given to the eccentr ...

Observer's Notebook: Home

Our Observer's Notebooks on astronomy, trees, and weather, have won praise for their unique combination of a beautiful j ...

The Architecture of Diplomacy

Building America's Embassies, Revised Second Edition

This acclaimed history of America's overseas embassy-building program is now available in paperback in a revised and exp ...

Good Morning, Neighbor

A mouse decides one morning to make an omelet, but needs an egg, and sets out to find one. On his search, he eventually ...

The Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets

Twenty-Five Centuries of Weaving

The Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets catalogs the diverse forms that the art and craft of the handwoven carpet has taken ...

Drawing in Space

Did you know that the universe is expanding even as you read this? That stargazing is really looking back in time millio ...

Everyone's a Critic

The Ultimate Cartoon Book

We are all critics now. From social media "likes" to reviews on Yelp and Rotten Tomatoes, we're constantly asked to give ...

Type on Screen

A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Developers, and Students

The long awaited follow-up to our all-time bestseller Thinking with Type is here. Type on Screen is the definitive guid ...

Einstein Notecards

Albert Einstein the esteemed German theoretical physicist whose name is synonymous with genius'was responsible for some ...

City Building

Nine Planning Principles for the Twenty-First Century

"Good city building is not created by complex statistics, functional problem solving, or any particular decision-making ...

The Quiet Crocodile

Fossil loves peace and quiet, and as much as he loves his friends too, sometimes they can be a bother. What happens when ...

San Francisco, Portrait of a City 1940--1960

With a landmark around every corner and a picture perfect view atop every hill, San Francisco might be the world s most ...

When I Am Big

A Walk in the Forest introduced the enormously talented Maria Dek, and When I Am Big, is a beguiling follow up to her fi ...

Visual Grammar

Life in the image world has made us all voracious, if not always deliberate, consumers of visual messages. Easy access t ...

The Writer Says

Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

The seventh in our popular Words of Wisdom series, The Writer Says¥summons readers to an intimate gathering of novelists ...

Animal Box

100 Postcards by 10 Artists

Cats, dogs, hens, foxes, lions, tigers, even lemurs--this character-filled collection, curated by Brooklyn-based artist ...

Studio Joy Works

Rick Joy's reputation as one of the country's most gifted designers, whose mining of materials and site create transcend ...

Writing about Architecture

Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities

Extraordinary architecture addresses so much more than mere practical considerations. It inspires and provokes while cre ...

Radiant Notecards

Farm Animals Up Close

This lively notecard set features a crew of adorable farm animals. Sociable, curious, sometimes wary, and self-possessed ...

Infrastructural Monument

Infrastructural Monument presents the proceedings of the first of two conferences organized by MIT's new Center for Adva ...

The Art of Earth Architecture

Past, Present, Future

For almost ten thousand years, unbaked earth has been used to build remarkable structures, from simple dwellings to pala ...

Almost 100 Chairs For 100 People

A little book redesigning the shape and the role of the chair, adapting it to different people, personalities and body f ...

Paula Scher MAPS: New York / Paris / London

Three Mini Journals

Introducing a new line of smart and stylish gift products developed in collaboration with legendary international design ...

Sticker Shape Create

A Sticker Art Activity Book

Sticker, Shape, Create is the first in a new series of activity book for creative children, combining stickers and drawi ...

Building Envelopes

An Integrated Approach

Few parts of a building work harder than its envelope (also known as its facade). The envelope is the part of the buildi ...

The Lovings

An Intimate Portrait

The Lovings: An Intimate Portrait documents the extraordinary love story of Mildred and Richard Loving. The Lovings pres ...

The Filmmaker Says

Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

"No saint, no pope, no general, no sultan, has ever had the power that a filmmaker has; the power to talk to hundreds of ...

Sunprint Notecards

The Cyanotypes of Anna Atkins

Hailed as the first female photographer (and first to publish a book of photographs), Victorian botanist Anna Atkins mad ...

Illinois Institute of Technology

The Campus Guide

The newest title in the Princeton Architectural Press Campus Guide series takes readers on a tour of Illinois Institute ...

Raptors

Portraits of Birds of Prey

This delightful and dramatic collection of portraits reveals birds of prey as we never experience them: intimate and up ...

Ilf and Petrov's American Road Trip

The 1935 Travelogue of Two Soviet Writers

In 1935, well into the era of Soviet communism, Russian satirical writers Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov came to the U.S as ...

Joan Miro: I Work Like a Gardener

In 1958, artist Joan Miro and critic Yvon Taillandier sat down for an in-depth discussion on Miro's life and work. Their ...

In the Wilds

Drawings by Nigel Peake

In the Wilds is a collection of artist Nigel Peake's hand-drawn observations of rural life. From the trees, fields, lake ...

John Muir Notecards

Known in his lifetime as Mountain John, no one did as much to foster appreciation for the natural beauty of the American ...

Henri Matisse

Meet the Artist!

Henri Matisse: Meet the Artist! takes young readers of all ages on a colorful interactive journey through the work of th ...

The Big Cloud

Our culture is addicted to weather: hourly forecasts, apps, radio, TV channels, alerts, warnings, and watches. And under ...

Cold War Hothouses

Inventing Postwar Culture, from Cockpit to Playboy

The technological innovation and unprecedented physical growth of the cold war era permeated American life in every aspe ...

Architects' Houses

Thirty of the world's most talented architects, including Norman Foster, Thom Mayne, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, talk ...

Cartographic Grounds

Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Mapping has been one of the most fertile areas of exploration for architecture and landscape in the past few decades. Wh ...

Projects and Their Consequences

Reiser + Umemoto

Projects and Their Consequences presents fifteen key projects from leading architectural thinkers Reiser + Umemoto. Proj ...

Geometry of Design, Revised and Updated Second Edition

Studies in Proportion and Composition

The very first volume in our acclaimed Design Briefs series is now available in a revised and updated second edition. Ge ...

Button Box

100 Postcards

Conversation starters, political statements, declarations of pride, and cultural artifacts, buttons have mirrored social ...

Grids & Guides Notepads

3 Notepads for Visual Thinkers

Sketch, catalog, plot, thumbnail, dream, and develop with these three distinctive, colorful tablets--a companion to our ...

Analog Photography

Reference Manual for Shooting Film

Attracted by the image quality, the tactile joy of a finely made camera, and the affordable prices of vintage equipment, ...

Typographic Systems

Typographic organization has always been a complex system in that there are so many elements at play, such as hierarchy, ...

Stenciletter

Stencil Lettering Kit

As a technique for quickly and inexpensively reproducing shapes and images, stencils have been used by artists and craft ...

Interactive Architecture

Adaptive World

Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World illustrates how structures can process information, make observations, and util ...

The Atlas of Amazing Birds

From colossal condors to polychromatic peacocks, The Atlas of Amazing Birds celebrates winged creatures through joyful w ...

Tadao Ando

Conversations with Students

The newest volume in our popular Conversations series features Japanese architect Tadao Ando. One of the most celebrated ...

Sacred Ground

The Cemeteries of New Orleans

Sacred Ground is a sumptuous photographic portrait of New Orleans's legendary cemeteries. Robert S. Brantley celebrates ...

Norwegian Wood

The Thoughtful Architecture of Wenche Selmer

Whether set along the picturesque coast of Norway or in its remote mountains and forests, architect Wenche Selmer's wood ...

Vivienne Westwood

Fashion Unfolds

A collection of books which reveal the creative process of leading international figures in fashion design. "Fashion Unf ...

Grafton Architects

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

The drawings of the Dublin based Studio Grafton Architects, one of the most up and coming and hype studios in contempora ...

Sigrid Calon Memory Game

This fresh interpretation of the memory game features Sigrid Calon's fluorescent, Risograph- print-inspired patterns.The ...

Cultivated

12 Notecards and Envelopes

These arresting, modern masterpieces of floral design celebrate the power of flowers. Christin Geall pairs each exquisit ...

Year of Mornings, A

3191 Miles Apart

The morning hours before the hustle and bustle of the day commences is the perfect time to pause and enjoy a sense of re ...

Odyssey Works

Transformative Experiences for an Audience of One

Odyssey Works infiltrates the life of one person at a time to create a custom-tailored, life-altering performance. It ma ...

In the City

Drawings by Nigel Peake

For the follow up to In the Wilds, his much-loved illustrated ode to rural life, Nigel Peake swaps the bucolic Irish cou ...

William Morris Notecards

Best known for his stunning textiles and furniture, William Morris, the influential arts-and-crafts designer, is also th ...

Grid Systems

Principles of Organizing Type

Although grid systems are the foundation for almost all typographic design, they are often associated with rigid, formul ...

Observer's Notebook: Trees

Whether you want to make a tree map of your yard, identify a tree by its leaves and bark, or create your own naturalist' ...

The Pattern Box

100 Postcards by 10 Contemporary Pattern Designers'

Curated by New York City's celebrated Textile Arts Center, this vibrant, pattern-filled collection features one hundred ...

A Walk in the Forest

A Walk in the Forest is a stunning invitation to discover the woods as a place for both imaginative play and contemplati ...

Constructing a New Agenda for Architecture

Architectural Theory 1993-2009

This follow-up to Kate Nesbitt's best-selling anthology Theorizing a New Agenda collects twenty-eight essays that addres ...

Chandigarh Revealed

Le Corbusier's City Today

In 1950, Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru invited legendary French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier to embark on one o ...

Yankee Modern

The Houses of Estes/Twombly

Architects James Estes and Peter Twombly have described their nearly two decades of work as "quiet modernism." Their Rho ...

Stampville

25 stamps + 2 ink pads

You are the architect, planner, designer, and builder with this set of rubber stamps and two colored ink pads. The match ...

The Ethical Architect

The Dilemma of Contemporary Practice

Many believe that the moral mission of architecture has been in serious decline for the last 25 years. In this important ...

Botanical Sketchbooks

Recording the world of plant and animal life and documenting the strange beauty of the natural world have been human pas ...

MOS

Selected Works

Their work has been described as experimental, willfully strange, and generally off-kilter, qualities front and center i ...

Handcrafted Maine

Art, Life, Harvest & Home

Amid the sublime beauty of Maine---its primordial forests, remote lakes, rugged mountains, and craggy coastline blooms a ...

Life on the Lower East Side

Photographs by Rebecca Lepkoff, 1937-1950

A young Rebecca Lepkoff, camera in hand, navigated the streets of the Lower East Side of New York in the 1930s and 1940s ...

Now You See It and Other Essays on Design

"Design is a way to engage with real content, real experience," writes celebrated essayist Michael Bierut in this follow ...

Melting Away

A Ten-Year Journey through Our Endangered Polar Regions

For ten years Camille Seaman has documented the rapidly changing landscapes of Earth's polar regions. As an expedition p ...

Dear Data Postcard Kit

For two friends to draw and share

Our best-selling book Dear Data celebrates the hidden patterns of our daily lives, revealing beauty in even the smallest ...

Pamphlet Architecture 27: Tooling

We all know that today's architectural design has moved from the sketchpad to the screen--the era of the Mayline and the ...

Fifty Type Specimens

From the Collection of Tobias Frere-Jones

Fifty Type Specimens is a collection of postcards with stunning images of typography, for inspiration, correspondence, o ...

Worn Stories

Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at least one piece of clothing. In Worn Stories, Emily Spivack has collected over ...

Princeton Architectural Press $50 gift card

For the architect, designer, or creative person in your life, a Princeton Architectural Press gift card gives them a sho ...

The Map as Art

Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography

As seen in O: The Oprah Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, USA Today, Cool Hunting, and countless other media out ...

People Fishing

A Century of Photographs

Although people have fished for food since the dawn of time, fishing today is one of the most popular pastimes in the wo ...

Woodcut Notebooks

A follow-up to our successful Woodcut Notecards this colorful collection of four notebooks features the striking art of ...

One-Track Mind

Drawing the New York Subway

Winner, 2019 New York City Book Award For decades, Philip Ashforth Coppola has meticulously documented the New York Cit ...

Points and Lines

Diagrams and Projects for the City

Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City is a book of New York architect Stan Allen's writings and projects th ...

Printing Architecture

Innovative Recipes for 3D Printing

Although 3D printing promises a revolution in many industries, primarily industrial manufacturing, nowhere are the possi ...

Graphique de la Rue

The Signs of Paris

Paris is a city of pure enchantment, and everyone who loves the City of Light has a Parisian muse, from the Tour Eiffel ...

Coffee Lids

Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture

If you're one of the 200 million Americans who drink coffee every day, you may have marveled at the ubiquitous plastic c ...

Philosophy for Architects

Philosophy for Architects is an engaging and easy-to-grasp introduction to philosophical questions of interest to studen ...

Radiant

Farm Animals Up Close and Personal

Gregarious or shy, curious or placid, playful or retiring, all the animals in¥Traer Scott's newest collection have one t ...

Tutti Frutti

Twelve Colored Pencils

Inspired by classic Italian packaging and stationery, celebrated designer Louise Fili brings her pencil collection into ...

McKim, Mead & White

Selected Works 1879 to 1915

McKim, Mead & White is the best-known architecture firm of America's Gilded Age, and designed many of the most iconic bu ...

Mysteries of the Rectangle

Essays on Painting

From Siri Hustvedt, author of the bestselling novel What I Loved, comes this inspired collection of essays on painting. ...

Leonardo da Vinci

Meet the Artist!

Discover the magnificent art of Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance master, through this newest addition to the popular Meet ...

Fredericks & Mae Playing Cards

Fredericks & Mae, a Brooklyn-based design duo known for their beautiful hand-crafted products, bring their love of games ...

Art Deco Notecards & Envelopes

These striking notecards embody the glamour, luxury, and exuberance of the Art Deco period, with a twist of modern whims ...

Designing For Social Change

Strategies for Community-Based Graphic Design

Some call it design for the greater good. Others call it social design. Whatever you call it, it's clear that an altruis ...

The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons

By the World's Greatest Cartoonists

This exuberant collection of cartoons is an enthusiastic love letter to books and bookstores. The cartoons celebrate and ...

Public Natures

Evolutionary Infrastructure

As elements of the built landscape, works of infrastructure are a means rather than an end. Our cities' rail lines, brid ...

Bernard Trainor

Ground Studio Landscapes

Bernard Trainor's newest book celebrates the wild and elemental landscapes of California, from the craggy coasts of Big ...

Mary Colter

Architect of the Southwest

Mary Colter may well be the best-known unknown architect in the world: her buildings at the Grand Canyon National Park-w ...

The Seasons

Correspondence Cards and Envelopes

This set of elegant correspondence cards tell the story of a beech tree over four seasons. Turn the box over in your han ...

The Business of Creativity

How to Build the Right Team for Success

Long known as the go-to management consultant of the design world, Keith Granet reveals more of his clear-eyed insights ...

My Island

A young girl imagines a lovely island populated by thousands of birds, where she picnics with her animals, plays games, ...

Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design

Now available in paperback, designer Michael Bierut's acclaimed Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design brings together his ...

Ex Libris

A Journal

This lightly lined notebook features sixty full color vintage bookplates. Perfectly sized to toss in your bag for book g ...

Welcome to Marwencol

In April 2000, Mark Hogancamp was beaten and left for dead outside a bar in his hometown of Kingston, NY. Waking from a ...

Canadian Modern Architecture

1967 to the Present

Canada's most distinguished architectural critics and scholars offer fresh insights into the country's unique modern and ...

Paul Rand

Conversations with Students

As one of the most influential and inspirational graphic designers of the twentieth century, Paul Rand defined modern Am ...

Type and Color

How to Design and Use Multicolored Typefaces

To create his award-winning multicolored typefaces, Mark van Wageningen first returned to the past for his research: woo ...

The Brownstone

Living in harmony with your neighbor isn't always easy, but it's doubly difficult if you're a bear living in a New York ...

The Design of Words

Both lifelong practitioners of calligraphy and recent converts to the art form are finding vibrant expression and new ou ...

Sign Painters

There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street s ...

City Maps and Stories

Contemporary Wanders through the 19th Century

Stroll around some of the greatest cities in the world and discover what they were like a century ago at the start of th ...

Strange Trees

And the Stories Behind Them

Have you ever heard of the Strangler Tree? The Bubblegum Tree? The Upside-Down Tree? How about trees with horns, bottles ...

Morphosis Thom Mayne

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Founded in 1972, Morphosis is an interdisciplinary practice involved in rigorous design and research that yields innovat ...

I am London

Cities have always been important protagonists in our history, but now, more than ever, they are taking the leading role ...

Curious Feast

100 Postcards by 10 Artists

This delightful box features one hundred postcards from ten celebrated artists exploring the subject of food. These extr ...

Amherst College

An Architectural Tour

Amherst College: The Campus Guide is an architectural tour of one of North America's most prestigious liberal arts colle ...

Mellon Square

Discovering a Modern Masterpiece

The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Comp ...

Streams and Ponds

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

Did you know that water scorpions use a snorkel to breathe, that the eyes of the damselfly can swivel in every direction ...

Thoreau Notecards

Environmentalist, political activist, walker, tax resister, or just interested in a simpler life? If you re one or more ...

In the Garden

Marvelous wonders await in this extraordinary garden book. From season to season, children follow the life of a garden a ...

The Landscape Urbanism Reader

With populations decentralizing and cities sprawling ever outward, twenty-first-century urban planners are challenged by ...

Draw Like an Artist

A Self-Portrait Sketchbook

How would you draw yourself if you were Vincent van Gogh? Pablo Picasso? Or Frida Kahlo? Draw Like an Artist offers exam ...

Woodcut Notecards

If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, artist Bryan Nash Gill shows us why. In this collection of notecards, ...

Buddha Notecards

Mindfulness, yoga, meditation, simple living---many paths lead back to Buddha, the timeless spiritual icon whose enlight ...

Tilting

House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village

There is an almost elemental appeal in the rural fishing villages of Nova Scotia, Maine, and Newfoundland. Their intimat ...

The Blind Photographer

The blind photographer cannot see a butterfly perched perfectly still on a flower, a bowl of sweet-smelling fruit, or a ...

We Sit Together

Utopian Benches from the Shakers to the Separatists of Zoar

Whether for protest, religious congress, companionship, eating, or comfort, sitting communally remains one of the most p ...

Grids & Guides (Gray)

A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

Like its black and red predecessors, this deluxe, cloth-covered Grids & Guides notebook offers 160 pages of varied graph ...

Parallax

What makes Steven Holl one of the most celebrated architects working today? As we learn in Parallax, his success comes f ...

Dear Data

A Friendship in 52 Weeks of Postcards

Equal parts mail art, data visualization, and affectionate correspondence, Dear Data celebrates "the infinitesimal, inco ...

Jorn Utzon

Drawings and Buildings

Visionary Danish architect Jorn Utzon was just thirty-eight years old in 1957 when he was named the surprise winner of a ...

Woodcut Memory Game

If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, artist Bryan Nash Gill reminds us why. This fun memory game based on ...

Installations by Architects

Experiments in Building and Design

Over the last few decades, a rich and increasingly diverse practice has emerged in the art world that invites the public ...

Through Darkness to Light

Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

They left in the middle of the night often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. Between 183 ...

The Book of Trees

Visualizing Branches of Knowledge

Our critically acclaimed bestseller Visual Complexity was the first in-depth examination of the burgeoning field of info ...

In the Vegetable Garden

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

What's more fun or magical than digging in the dirt, planting and watering seeds, discovering the first seedlings of the ...

Plain Modern

The Architecture of Brian MacKay-Lyons

It's been our distinct pleasure over the past few years to publish monographs on a select group of young architects and ...

Veterans

Faces of World War II

Ichiro Sudai trained to be a kamikaze. Roscoe Brown was a commander in the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American m ...

Publish Your Photography Book

Revised and Updated

Our indispensable guide to publishing your own photography book just got better. In this revised and updated edition of ...

Color Theory Notecards

Blending a classic watercolor feel with a fresh, modern aesthetic, this notecard collection celebrates the mesmerizing b ...

Model Making

The ancient craft of architectural model making may seem unnecessary in today's age of digital renderings and virtual to ...

Usonia, New York

Building a Community with Frank Lloyd Wright

Usonia, New York is the story of a group of idealistic men and women who, following WWII, enlisted Frank Lloyd Wright to ...

Princeton University and Neighboring Institutions

The Campus Guide, Second Edition

Since the first edition of Mi in 1999, the investment of more than two billion dollars of capital in more than forty-eig ...

Plan of Chicago

This meticulous reprint of the Plan of Chicago reproduces all 142 plates from the original, 48 of which are in color. It ...

Louis I. Kahn

Conversations with Students

Louis Kahn (1901-74) is one of the most renowned practitioners of international modernism, on a par with Le Corbusier an ...

Moody Nolan Design

From modest beginnings in an old house in Columbus, Ohio, architects Curtis Moody and Howard E. Nolan have built Moody-N ...

Perfetto Pencils

Legendary designer Louise Fili brings her love of vintage packaging and all things Italian to this collection of beautif ...

Art Up Close

From Ancient to Modern

This sequel to the best-selling Masterpieces Up Close is another fun, interactive book that introduces works of art from ...

Expanded View

The New Wing of the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

Expanded View: The New Wing of the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center is a single-building monograph of the new wing to ...

Grafica de les Rambles

The Signs of Barcelona

From the labyrinthine paths and serene squares of the Gothic Quarter to the stunning art nouveau architecture of the Eix ...

The Chef Says

Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

Clean plates don t lie.---Dan BarberGreat chefs are neither self-effacing nor meek. There's no room for manners in the p ...

Sleep Tight, Charlie

It's been a busy day, and Charlie, like any tired rabbit, is ready for bed. He arranges his slippers and glass of water, ...

By Its Cover

Modern American Book Cover Design

We all know we're not supposed to judge books by their covers, but the truth is that we do just that nearly every time w ...

The Inventor Says

Quotes, Quips and Words of Wisdom

The sixth in our popular Words of Wisdom series, The Inventor Says invites readers to a gathering of history's most bril ...

Balancing Acts

Three Prima Ballerinas Becoming Mothers

There are few jobs more rarefied or as physically and mentally demanding as prima ballerina. And yet, despite very real ...

Animal Camouflage

In a world where majestic creatures soar, scatter, prance, and pounce through beautiful natural habitats, astounding dis ...

Pulled

A Catalog of Screen Printing

From Andy Warhol to the sassy designers of today, screen-printing is a medium with undeniable panache. Prized for its ac ...

In the Darkness of the Night

A Bruno Munari Artist's Book

First published in Italy in 1956, Bruno Munari's In the Darkness of the Night tells the tale of an interconnected, intim ...

The Buildings and Designs of Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio is unquestionably the most important architect in the Western world: his carefully proportioned, pedimen ...

Grids & Guides Drawing Pad

Our best-selling Grids & Guides line goes big, with this large-format drawing pad designed for your desk. Fifty pages of ...

Rural Studio

Samuel Mockbee and an Architecture of Decency

"I tell my students, it's got to be warm, dry, and noble" --Samuel MockbeeFor almost ten years, Samuel Mockbee, a MacArt ...

Graphic Design Discourse

Evolving Theories, Ideologies, and Processes of Visual Communication

If the aim of graphic design is to communicate meaning clearly, there's an irony that the field itself has struggled bet ...

Who Built That? Skyscrapers

Nothing in the built world captures the imagination like the skyscraper. Behind every soaring tower stands a designer wi ...

Night and Day

As different as night and day, goes the old saying, and this elegant book takes readers through a series of opposites of ...

The Concrete Dragon

China's Urban Revolution and What it Means for the World

China is the most rapidly urbanizing nation in the world, with an urban population that may well reach one billion withi ...

Princeton Architectural Press $20 gift card

For the architect, designer, or creative person in your life, a Princeton Architectural Press gift card gives them a sho ...

Quattro Parole Italiane Notecards

This set of twelve impeccably designed notecards features four iconic Italian words: ciao, auguri, grazie, prego (hello, ...

Screenprinting

The Ultimate Studio Guide from Sketchbook to Squeegee

Although the technique of screen printing dates back to first-century China, it became the preferred printing method of ...

Once Upon a Time

Illustrations from Fairytales, Fables, Primer, Pop-Ups, and other Children's Books.

Many of our most cherished childhood memories recall the pleasure of sitting in a big comfy chair while a doting parent ...

Pamphlet Architecture 36

Buoyant Clarity

This newest addition to the Pamphlet Architecture series, long admired for its willingness to propose architectural solu ...

Presenting Shakespeare

1,100 Posters from Around the World

A skull held aloft, a lovesick donkey, a bloodied dagger: these familiar icons are instantly recognizable shorthand for ...

California Contemporary

The stunning houses of Grant Kirkpatrick and his firm, KAA Design, exemplify why so many of us look to Southern Californ ...

Graphic Design Thinking

Beyond Brainstorming

Creativity is more than an inborn talent. It is a hard-earned skill that, like all skills, improves with practice. Graph ...

In the Ocean

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

The world's oceans are home to many different species and plants, from tiny organisms like plankton to the world's large ...

Mark Mothersbaugh

Collected Facts & Lies: Fifty Postcards

This collection of fifty postcards is pulled from the archives of legendary artist and musician Mark Mothersbaugh, cofou ...

Stamp Garden

Grow your own garden with this set of high-quality rubber stamps and two colored ink pads. The sturdy matchbox-style box ...

Bunker Archeology

In Bunker Archeology, urban philosopher and cultural theorist Paul Virilio turns his attention--and camera--to the omino ...

Posters for Change

Tear, Paste, Protest

The US presidential election in 2016 brought to a head myriad political activism around the world, around the rights of ...

Inside the Artist's Studio

What was your earliest childhood artwork that received recognition? When did you first consider yourself a professional ...

The Complete Works of Percier and Fontaine

Known as "Napoleon's architects," Charles Percier (1764-1838) and Pierre Fontaine (1762-1853) were not only the Emperor' ...

Revolution of Forms, updated edition

Cuba's Forgotten Art Schools

Prior to the publication of Revolution of Forms in 1999, few were aware that the most outstanding architectural achievem ...

A2Z+

Alphabets & Signs

Now in its fourth iteration, revised and dramatically expanded with over 100 new pages, Julian Rothenstein's classic com ...

The Ghost Army of World War II

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More Than Words

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Hand Job

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The Smith Tapes

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Otto and Pio

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater

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The City That Never Was

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Observer's Notebook: Birds

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The Artist's Eye

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Grids & Guides List Pads

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Bruno Munari: Square Circle Triangle

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Brothels of Nevada

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Night Owl Journal

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Bolles+Wilson

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The Electric Pencil

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The Hand of the Graphic Designer

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Mind, Maps and Infographics

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The Landscape Imagination

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Labyrinths & Mazes

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Digital Fabrications

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Who Built That? Bridges

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The Sketchbook Project World Tour

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The Sea Ranch

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The Olivetti Pattern Series Notecards

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Waiting for the End of the World

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Transmaterial Next

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Thirty Years of Emerging Voices

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Birds of the World

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The Golden Secrets of Lettering

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Wright Sites

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Emily Dickinson Notecards

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Observer's Notebook: Weather

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The Bike Deconstructed

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Mail Box

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The Green House

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The Storm and the Fall

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Living Pattern Postcard Packet

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The Vatican and Saint Peter's Basilica of Rome

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Create Your Own Online Store in a Weekend

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Pamphlet Architecture 13: Edge of a City

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Pamphlet Architecture 15: War and Architecture

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The Romantic Spirit

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Manual

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Guastavino Vaulting

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Infinite Suburbia

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An Architecture of the Ozarks

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Pattern Papers

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Michael Graves

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Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture

The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of artists whose primary medium is software. Algorithmic processes, harnes ...

Never Use Futura

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Pablo Picasso

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DIY Dollhouse

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The Ethical Architect

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Many believe that the moral mission of architecture has been in serious decline for the last 25 years. In this important ...

Northern Exposure

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I Am a Man

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Kitchen Lithography

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When printmakers Laura Sofie Hantke and Lucas Grassmann graduated from university, they found themselves without the lux ...

Sustainable Design

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The Olivetti Pattern Series Notebook

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Manual of Section

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TEN Arquitectos/Enrique Norten

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Year in Japan, A

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Thinking of You Notecards

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Who Built That? Modern Houses

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Making Books

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Ethics for Architects

50 Dilemmas of Professional Practice

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The Art and Craft of Geometric Origami

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The Cognoscenti's Guide to Florence

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50 Things to Do with a Penknife

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Grafica della Strada

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Grids & Guides Tracebook

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Manhattan Skyscrapers

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The Ladies of Letterpress

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San Francisco Noir

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Atlas of Novel Tectonics

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Princeton Architectural Press $10 gift card

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Henry Howard

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Thinking with Type, Second, Revised, Expanded Edition

A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students

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Twenty Over Eighty

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The Fish and the Cat

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From Morning to Night

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Birthstone Notecards

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The Wood Carver's Dozen

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Garden Insects and Bugs

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Wild Sea Notecards

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Birthday Box

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Pamphlet Architecture 30: Coupling

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20 Historical Paper Clips

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Digital Design Theory

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Crocodile and Friends Animal Memory Game

Fossil, a good-natured crocodile who just wants some peace and quiet, quickly won the hearts of children everywhere in t ...

Brodsky & Utkin

From 1978 to 1993, the renowned Soviet "paper architects" Alexander Brodsky and Ilya Utkin created an incredible collect ...

The Senses

Design Beyond Vision

A powerful reminder to anyone who thinks design is primarily a visual pursuit, The Senses accompanies a major exhibition ...

Pinhole Cameras

A Do-It-Yourself Guide

There can be so much more to taking a picture than pressing a button, and the quirky, time-bending results of the pinhol ...

Quonset Hut

Metal Living for a Modern Age

When World War II came along, the American military found itself in need of a prefabricated, lightweight shelter that co ...

Graphic Design

The New Basics Revised Second Edition

Our bestselling introduction to graphic design is now available in a revised and updated edition. In Graphic Design: The ...

W. E. B. Du Bois's Data Portraits

Visualizing Black America

The colorful charts, graphs, and maps presented at the 1900 Paris Exposition by famed sociologist and black rights activ ...

Elements of Design

Rowena Reed Kostellow and the Structure of Visual Relationships

A hands-on book design students and designers alike will welcome. Elements of Design is a tribute to an exceptional teac ...

40 Knots and How to Tie Them

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Knowing which knot to use when and how to tie it can mean the difference between safety and danger or a dry or wet night ...

Graphic Design

The New Basics Revised Second Edition

Our bestselling introduction to graphic design is now available in a revised and updated edition. In Graphic Design: The ...

Everything is Easy

A Complete Kit for Saying What You Really Think

Even in this age of messaging, nonstop emails, emoticons and emojis, it's not always clear how to make yourself understo ...

The Toaster Project

Or A Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch

"Hello, my name is Thomas Thwaites, and I have made a toaster." So begins The Toaster Project, the author's nine-month-l ...

People Kissing

A Century of Photographs

Love is in the air as Barbara Levine and Paige Ramey take on humankind's oldest¥pastime: kissing. In racy candids, humor ...

Outside the Box

Hand-Drawn Packaging from Around the World

In an age of slick, computer-generated type and Photoshopped perfection, hand-drawn packing is enjoying a global resurge ...

Walls

Walls of all sorts: social walls, border walls, political walls, emotional walls, big¥walls, old walls, and small walls. ...

Ghostly Ruins

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Generative Design, Revised and Updated Edition

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Generative design, once known only to insiders as a revolutionary method of creating artwork, models, and animations wit ...

Build It Yourself

Weekend Projects for the Garden

Are you into gardening, DIY, or organic living? Looking to branch into woodworking? Build It Yourself: Weekend Projects ...

Coen+Partners

Contextual Minimalism

Whether emulating the geological formations and dense birch forests of his home state of Minnesota or abstracting agric ...

Toward a New Interior

An Anthology of Interior Design Theory

Interior design, as a relatively young discipline within the academic world of design, has historically been interpreted ...

John McAndrew's Modernist Vision

From the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York

John McAndrew's Modernist Vision tells the compelling story of the architect,¥scholar, and curator John McAndrew, who pl ...

Tom Kundig: Works

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Le Corbusier Modulor Rule

An Innovative Tape Measure from the Master of Modern Architecture

We picture the buildings of the high priest of modern architecture, Le Corbusier, as exemplars of crisp geometric forms ...

Archigram

In late 1960, in various flats in Hampstead, a loose group of people started to meet: to criticize projects, to concoct ...

Up the Mountain Path

Outstanding Merit, Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year Mrs. Badger, an avid collector and naturalist, takes a ...

Let's Go Letter Hunting

A Field Guide for Typographic Expeditions

Letter hunting, type spotting, font finding--whatever you want to call it--designers, typographers, and handletterers ha ...

The Colorful World of Dinosaurs

Did you know that Argentinosaurus was as heavy as a herd of elephants?¥That Mosasaurus was three times the length of a g ...

Typography Sketchbooks

Typography is an obsession for most designers. It's at the heart of all visual communication and is one of the purest fo ...

Grids & Guides (Navy)

A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

A handsome new notebook in the classic Grids & Guides series, this navy edition joins the bestselling cloth-covered blac ...

TWA Terminal

Eero Saarinen's TWA Terminal is the ultimate icon of midcentury modern design. Completed in 1962, the bird-like terminal ...

The Night Sky

Fifty Postcards

What is our place in the universe? For as long as humans have asked this question, we've looked to the night sky for ans ...

Large Parks

The discipline of landscape architecture encompasses many typologies, from domestic gardens and neighborhood playgrounds ...

Observe, Collect, Draw!

A Visual Journal

A guided journal with a fresh approach to the trend of journal-as-tool-for-self-examination. The journal is delightfully ...

Pamphlet Architecture 35

Going Live. From States to Systems

If landscape is the secret agent and contested territory of the 20th century, then it also forms a lens and language on ...

The Olivetti Pattern Series Pencil Set

Twelve charming pencils inside a very charming box. Printed with distinctive red-and-black patterns made on the iconic O ...

Typography Sketchbooks

Typography is at the heart of visual communication. Many artists obsess over it as one of the purest forms of design. No ...

Thoreau Notebook

Writer, naturalist, and iconoclastic thinker, Henry David Thoreau is treasured by writers, walkers, readers, environment ...

Fredericks & Mae Animal Mask Notecards

There's more to these notecards than meets'the eye: each card features a die-cut shape that transforms it into a strikin ...

Grids & Guides Micro (Blue)

Pocket-Size Notebooks

Our bestselling Grids & Guides line, writ small! Compact and stylish, the matchbook style pad flips open to reveal a cus ...

Eero Saarinen

An Architecture of Multiplicity

Eero Saarinen was one of the great masters of American twentieth-century architecture, and the only whose career and wor ...

Narrow Houses

New Directions in Efficient Design

Since the beginning of the housing boom of the 1950s, the size of the average North American house has steadily grown wh ...

Unlearning to Draw

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The Gardener Says

Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

The Gardener Says invites readers to a festive garden party where guests ranging from Gertrude Jekyll and Henry David Th ...

Woodcut

If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, Connecticut-based artist Bryan Nash Gill shows us why. Creating large ...

A Colorful Life

Gere Kavanaugh, Designer

The designer Gere Kavanaugh is an irrepressible force of nature who epitomized the craft and folk vibe of the '60s and ' ...

Eat Sleep Read

IndieBound Journal Set

Eat Sleep Read, Love Your Local, and Peace Love Books: these beloved slogans, from independent bookstore champion IndieB ...

Single-Handedly

Contemporary Architects Draw by Hand

Part of the generation of architects who were trained to draw both by hand and with digital tools, Nalina Moses recently ...

The Concrete Dragon

China's Urban Revolution and What it Means for the World

China is the most rapidly urbanizing nation in the world, with an urban population that may well reach one billion withi ...

Color for Architects

As far back as the earliest Greek temples, color has been an integral part of architecture but also one of its least und ...

Local Code

3659 Proposals about Data, Design, and the Nature of Cities

With three billion more humans projected to be living in cities by 2050, all design is increasingly urban design. And wi ...

The ABC's of Triangle, Square, Circle

The Bauhaus and Design Theory

The Bauhaus, the legendary school in Dessau, Germany, transformed architecture and design around the world. This book br ...

Modern Modular

The Prefab Houses of RESOLUTION 4 ARCHITECTURE

Prefabricated housing of high design and quality construction has long been an elusive goal for architects, where indust ...

University of Toronto: The Campus Guide

Second edition

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The Campus Guides

Complete Boxed Set

"Some of America's finest architecture can be found around the grassy quads of college campuses; a heritage that Princet ...

The Quiet Crocodile Goes to the Beach

Fossil the quiet crocodile loves to go to the beach with his friends. Fippo the Hippo, Sonny the Bunny, Ryan the Lion, a ...

Form Follows Finance

Skyscrapers and Skylines in New York and Chicago

Although fundamental factors of program, technology, and economics make tall buildings everywhere take similar forms, sk ...

In the Forest

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

Did you know that fir cones grow pointing up while spruce cones grow pointing down, some kinds of mosses and ferns grow ...

The Musician Says

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Stamp Bugs

25 stamps + 2 ink pads

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Drawing Techniques

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Sauvage Notecards

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People Knitting

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Woodcut Journal

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The Guerilla Art Kit

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Emily Dickinson Notepads

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The Underdome Guide to Energy Reform

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Redstone Diary 2020

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Cartographies of Time

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The Houses of William Wurster

Frames for Living

Over the course of a career that spanned forty-five years, William Wilson Wurster (1895--1973) designed hundreds of resi ...

Goat Man

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The dazzling success of The Toaster Project, including TV appearances and an international book tour, leaves Thomas Thwa ...

A Life Made by Hand

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Cuba Style

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To usher in the 100th anniversary of the founding of the national republic of Cuba, Steven Heller and Vicki Gold Levi h ...

Abraham Lincoln Notecards

Before he was president, Abraham Lincoln worked as a blacksmith, surveyor, postmaster, lawyer, and legislator, securing ...

Ladders

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Grids & Guides Softcover (Black)

Two Notebooks for Visual Thinkers

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Citizens of No Place

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Architecture has become an increasingly interdisciplinary profession, and the language with which architects envision an ...

An Atlas of Geographical Wonders

From Mountaintops to Riverbeds

This is the first book to catalog comparative maps and tableaux that visualize the heights and lengths of the world's mo ...

Masterpieces Up Close

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Patience, Miyuki

Anyone with a small child knows that patience is not a virtue easily won. In this magically illustrated story the young ...

The Antiquities of Athens

Measured and Delineated by James Stuart and Nicholas Revett, Painters and Architects

James "Athenian" Stuart and Nicholas Revett's monumental Antiquities of Athens was the first accurate survey of ancient ...

Color

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Color has captivated artists, designers, scientists, and philosophers for centuries. From early principles of color theo ...

Scaling Infrastructure

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Tesori

Three Stacking Keepsake Tins

Tesori, meaning treasures in Italian, is a set of three beautiful keepsake tins by legendary designer Louise Fili. The t ...

Le Corbusier Redrawn

The Houses

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Meet the Architect!

The life and work of visionary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright launches our new activity book series, Meet the Arc ...

Drawing in the Sea

Do you know that water covers nearly 70 percent of the earth and that nearly 70 percent of the human body is made up of ...

Typographic Knitting

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Learn to knit a variety of typefaces modeled on digital designs by well-known type foundries including Emigre, Lineto, a ...

Princeton University

The Campus Guide

The unique settings and circumstances of American college campuses have given rise to some of the richest and most innov ...

Powerhouse

The Life and Work of Architect Judith Chafee

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Grids & Guides (Red)

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Speaking of Buildings

Oral History in Architectural Research

By and large, architectural historians use texts, drawings, and photographs to craft their narratives. Oral testimony fr ...

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Of the ten million or so different species of insects on our planet, none is more fascinating than the honeybee. One of ...

Paul Rudolph

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Paul Rudolph (1918-1997) authored some of Modernism's most powerful designs and served as an influential educator while ...

The Architect Says Notebooks

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Compression

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Abbott Miller

Design and Content

Abbott Miller: Design and Content is the first monograph on the award-winning graphic designer known for his innovative ...

Thank You Box

20 Thank You Cards by 5 Artists

Filled with gratitude and tremendously useful, Thank You Box collects twenty thank you cards in one handy box. Five tale ...

The Pancake King

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Look, It's Raining

It's Sunday, and Camille, having finished her school work, is feeling a little bored. Her parents are busy with their ow ...

Alvar Aalto Houses

During the course of a career spanning more than fifty years, Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898--1976) de ...

I am New York

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Paper Zoo

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Alberto Kalach

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Architecture and explorations focusing on landscapes, forms, narrations sketched in pencil, pastels, watercolours that c ...

Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House

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Bob Noorda Design

This book is the last graphic work produced and wholly conceived by Bob Noorda. Bob Noorda was a Dutch designer and arch ...

Minka

My Farmhouse in Japan

In 1959 journalist John Roderick joined the Tokyo bureau of the Associated Press. There, he befriended a Japanese family ...

Cino Zucchi

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

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Instant

The Story of Polaroid

"Pictures in a minute!" In the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, Polaroid was the hottest technology company on Earth. They were an ...

Daniel Libeskind

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Influenced by a deep commitment to music, philosophy, and literature, the world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind choo ...

Van Gogh

Meet the Artist!

Vincent van Gogh: Meet the Artist! takes young readers of all ages on a colorful, interactive journey through the work o ...

Giancarlo De Carlo

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Designs, sketches, notes, projects, perceptions with touches of humor; lines found in notebooks and on napkins and scrap ...

Indie Publishing

How to Design and Produce Your Own Book

Once referred to derisively as "vanity publishing," self-published books are finally taking their place alongside more a ...

The Hand of the Designer

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A collection of 460 pieces representing the broad universe of contemporary design and its most dynamic moment: the creat ...

At the Seashore

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

At the Seashore is the next best thing to roaming the beach. What child doesn't love collecting shells and pieces of dri ...

How to Play with Letters

The surprising, exciting and playful world of contemporary letter art is brought to life in this book. Berlin street art ...

The Disappearance of Darkness

Photography at the End of the Analog Era

Over the past decade, photographer Robert Burley has traveled the world documenting the abandonment and destruction of f ...

James Stirling

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Drawing on original documentation - sketches, photographs and the iconic axonometrics - the book explores the creative p ...

Gates of Harvard Yard

Offering the complete, never-before-told story of the twenty-five gates that form portals to HarvardYard, this beautiful ...

Michael Graves

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

American architect Michael Graves divides architectural design into three distinctive moments: referential sketches, pre ...

Marcio Kogan Studio MK27

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

A diary of ten days in spring punctuated by meetings, lunches and site visits where the projects of an architectural fir ...

Grids & Guides Pencils

Twelve Pencils for Visual Thinkers

A sophisticated new pencil collection from the popular Grids & Guides family of notebooks and notepads. The minimalist d ...

Miralles Tagliabue EMBT

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Miralles Tagliabue EMBT can boast numerous examples of its international experience in the design of buildings and publi ...

Studio and Cube PB

On The Relationship Between Where Art is Made and Where Art is Displayed

When does an artist's creation become art, and where? Does it occur in the solitary confines of an artist's studio or do ...

Postcards From The Wandering City

Cities have always been important protagonists in our history, but now, more than ever, they are taking the leading role ...

In the Age of Dinosaurs

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

Did you know that the word "dinosaur" means "great lizard"? Have you ever heard of an animal that had to swallow thousan ...

Sketch, Think, Draw. Giancarlo Iliprandi

The Naked Notebooks

When looking at the travel journals of Giancarlo Iliprandi, one of the masters of Italian graphic design, you can see ho ...

The Wayfinding Handbook

Information Design for Public Places

Where am I? What can I do here? Where can I go from here? How do I get out of here? Consciously or not, we ask such ques ...

Wiel Arets

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

This book gathers together projects and theoretical reflections immortalized through exacting, oversized perspective vie ...

What Can I Be?

Unearthed after nearly forty years, What Can I Be?, a stunning concept book written by Ann Rand and illustrated by Ingri ...

Grids & Guides Eco

A Notebook for Ecological Thinkers

The perfect journal for the sustainably minded, Eco combines the classic, sophisticated Grids & Guides format with a fre ...

The Greenest Home

Superinsulated and Passive House Design

Passive is the new green. Passive Houses, well insulated, virtually airtight buildings, can decrease home heating consum ...

Little Notes: Katazome

30 Writing Sheets and Envelopes

Little notes, sweet and unexpected, say everything you need, when you only need to say a little. Perfectly sized to slip ...

It was so quiet I could hear a pin drop

The whimsical but simple illustrations of British designer Andy Goodman invite young readers to listen as well as read a ...

Herbaria: The Pressed Plant Collection of Beatrix Farrand

12 Notecards and Envelopes

Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959) stands among the leading twentieth-century landscape architects. A founding member (and firs ...

You Are Here

Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination

Mapmaking fulfills one of our most ancient and deep-seated desires: understanding the world around us and our place in i ...

My Bison

In a clearing by the forest, a little girl befriends a bison. Each winter they meet, sit by the fire, and share stories ...

Edifices de Rome Moderne

Paul Letarouilly's masterpiece, Edifices de Rome Moderne, has been hailed as the most beautiful book on Renaissance arch ...

Inventive Animals

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

Did you know that puffer fish dig geometric shapes in the sand, that octopuses imitate their predators, or that weaver b ...

The Designer Says

Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

Whether musing about the creative process, the merits of failure and criticism, or the challenges of keeping the studio ...

Cultivated

The Elements of Floral Style

Cultivated: The Elements of Floral Style elevates floral design to fine art in this richly informative work on the princ ...

Paul Rand: A Designer's Art

If Paul Rand was the most influential American graphic designer of the twentieth century, then Paul Rand: A Designer's A ...

Virginia Woolf

Notecards

The work of modernist icon Virginia Woolf stands as a pillar of literature and feminist discourse. This quote collection ...

Subnature

Architecture's Other Environments

We are conditioned over time to regard environmental forces such as dust, mud, gas, smoke, debris, weeds, and insects as ...

Sea Stamps

25 stamps + 2 ink pads

Fins and shells, tails and scales, Sea Stamps is a spirited collection of twenty five shapes and textures waiting to be ...

Pablo and His Chair

For his birthday, Pablo receives exactly what he doesn t want: a chair. Disappointed and angry, he locks himself in his ...

Little Cheetah's Shadow

Little Cheetah's shadow is missing. When Little Cheetah finds him and learns that Little Shadow is sad because he never ...

Pamphlet Architecture 33

Islands and Atolls

The competition for Pamphlet Architecture 33 asked previous authors in the series to nominate the architects and theoris ...

Listen! Listen!

Paul Rand and his wife,Ann, wrote this book for their daughter, Catherine, to explain the interplay of sound and color. ...

Typography Papers 9

Typography Papers is book-length publication from the Department of Typography at the University of Reading (in England) ...

History of Architectural Theory

From Vitruvius to the Present

As the first comprehensive encyclopedic survey of Western architectural theory from Vitruvius to the present, this book ...

Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture

An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995

Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995 collects in a single volume the ...

The Havana Guide

Modern Architecture 1925-1965

While Havana's colonial mansions have recently received worldwide attention, the immense wealth of modern architecture i ...

The Architecture of Modern Italy

The Challenge of Tradition, 1750-1900, Vol. 1

This groundbreaking and authoritative two-volume survey is the first truly comprehensive history of modern Italian archi ...

Lettering and Type

Creating Letters and Designing Typefaces

No component of graphic design has attracted as much interest or inspired as much innovation in recent years as letterin ...

Elegantissima

The Design and Typography of Louise Fili

Louise Fili has been an inspiration for designers around the world since the 1980s, when she raised the bar on book cove ...

Butterflies of the World

My Nature Sticker Activity Book

Butterflies, with their transformation from hungry caterpillar to beautiful flying flower, are among the most fascinat ...

Mecanoo

Inspiration and Process in Architecture

Mecanoo is a Dutch architectural studio founded in 1984. The group is renowned for their professional attention to detai ...