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Tom Kundig: Works

In Tom Kundig: Works, the celebrated Seattle-based architect presents eighteen new projects, from Hawaii to New York Cit ...

The Senses

Design Beyond Vision

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

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 ...

Designed for the Future

80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

In Designed for the Future, author Jared Green asks eighty of today's most innovative architects, urban planners, landsc ...

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 ...

Sustainable Design

A Critical Guide

Written for students and practitioners in the fields of architecture and interior design, our new Architecture Brief Sus ...

Transmaterial Next

A Catalog of Materials that Will Redefine Our Future

Virtually every revolution in architecture has been preceded by a revolution in materials: think iron, glass, steel, con ...

Extreme Textiles

Designing for High Performance

Stronger, faster, lighter, safer, smarter--these are the textiles of tomorrow. From the carbon-fiber composite bicycle f ...

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 ...

Reinventing the Wheel

As inventive as instructive, information wheels-or volvelles-have been used since the fourteenth century to measure, rec ...

Guastavino Vaulting

The Art of Structural Tile

Since the time of ancient Rome, architects, engineers, and builders have struggled with the problem of building domed ce ...

Materials for Design 2

As architecture and design programs throughout the world break out of the classroom and adopt the holistic methods of de ...

Model Making

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

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 ...

Curious Boym

Design Works

This whimsical book presents the whimsical designs of Constantin Boym and his partner Laurene Leon Boym in all their goo ...

Goat Man

How I Took a Holiday from Being Human

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

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 ...

Printing Architecture

Innovative Recipes for 3D Printing

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

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 ...

Twentieth-Century Pattern Design, Revised Edition

Patterns---bold, colorful, muted, delicate, intricate, splashy, spare, figurative, abstract, dizzying, calming---are the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Digital Fabrications

Architectural and Material Techniques

Architectural pioneers such as Frank Gehry and Greg Lynn introduced the world to the extreme forms made possible by digi ...

The Bike Deconstructed

A Grand Tour of the Modern Bicycle

On first glance, bicycles look pretty straightforward. And yet, even today's most stripped down bicycles can feature as ...