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  1. Tank Books

    Tank Books

    Much like Olympia Le-Tan’s book-clutches, these awesome cigarette books pay homage to classic stories. Cleverly disguised as cigarette packs (right down to the flip-flop top with foil...

    $88.00

  2. Harris Tweed by Lara Platman

    Harris Tweed by Lara Platman

    This handsome coffee table book documents the great export of the Outer Hebrides islands off the coast of Scotland: Harris tweed. A portrait not so much of the fabric, but of its production, Lara...

    $40.00

  3. Hatch Show Print: The History of a Great American Poster Shop

    Hatch Show Print: The History of a Great American Poster Shop

    This is the complete zeitguide to an era of country music concert posters from Nashville's alpha print company, Hatch Show Print. The tome features over 175 illustrations of handcrafted letterpress...

    $35.00

  4. Tools for Living: Design Sourcebook

    Tools for Living: Design Sourcebook

    This beyond-comprehensive compilation of modern design’s greatest hits would be a welcome addition to any coffee-table collection.

    $60.00

  5. Record Houses of 1971

    Record Houses of 1971

    We pretty much never tire of books that compile modern houses. Generally there are some well known designers featured (Lautner, Jaffe, Noyes) but books like this one are also a great place to...

    $24.99

  6. How To See by George Nelson

    How To See by George Nelson

    The multitalented George Nelson made a name for himself in architecture, industrial design, graphic design, and as the man who brought Charles Eames and Alexander Girard together at Herman Miller,...

    $100.00

  7. Design Research: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes by Jane Thompson and Alexandra Lange

    Design Research: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes by Jane Thompson and Alexandra Lange

    When Ben Thompson opened Design Research in Boston in 1953, his innovative store became synonymous with modern interior design, lighting a public spark that still burns today, though the store...

    $50.00

  8. Ask the Dust by John Fante

    Ask the Dust by John Fante

    Alright. This isn't exactly crafty. But, without fail, every time I read it is makes me want to put pen to paper. Fante's depiction of the passion and pride of a young writer struggling to make it...

    $10.50

  9. Print Workshop: Hand Printing Techniques + Truly Original Projects

    Print Workshop: Hand Printing Techniques + Truly Original Projects

    Buy this book. Get one for yourself, get one for your friends. It is awesome. The minute I picked it up I got crafter's hyperventilation, or whatever that feeling is when the only thing you want t...

    $13.59

  10. Lotta Jansdotter's Simple Sewing

    Lotta Jansdotter's Simple Sewing

    Lotta Jansdotter is an icon of DIY design, and her Simple Sewing book is a resource of unintimidating patterns for newbie and veteran seamsters and seamstresses.

    $24.95

  11. The Geometry of Pasta

    The Geometry of Pasta

    A graphic-design-loving foodie's dream, this beautiful black-and-white book is part art book, part history book, part cookbook. The Geometry of Pasta, by Caz Hildebrand and Jacob Kenedy, is made up...

    $24.95

  12. Superstructures in Space

    Superstructures in Space

    Some of the coolest architecture in the world is actually off-world: hovering above us in space, placed into orbit by international space programs both public and private. These satellites and...

    $39.95

  13. The Philip Johnson Tapes

    The Philip Johnson Tapes

    This new collection of interviews, conducted by Robert A. M. Stern and edited by Kazys Varnelis, gives us a glimpse of a more personal side to the Pritzker Prize–winning American architect...

    $40.00

  14. Updating Germany: 100 Projects for a Better Future

    Updating Germany: 100 Projects for a Better Future

    The United States needs a guide like this: 100 often sarcastic, frequently impossible, but reliably thought-provoking ideas for urban and architectural improvements throughout Germany. Proposing...

    $45.00

  15. Strike a Pose: Eccentric Architecture and Spectacular Spaces

    Strike a Pose: Eccentric Architecture and Spectacular Spaces

    It’s rare that a book about self-described “eccentric architecture” is worth taking a look at, but Strike a Pose is a refreshing exception. Want surging roof lines, heaving...

    $89.00

  16. After the Crash: Architecture in Post-Bubble Japan

    After the Crash: Architecture in Post-Bubble Japan

    Expatriate architect Thomas Daniell, now a resident in Kyoto, takes us on a historical and spatial tour of his adopted home country. Part architectural handbook, part critical look at contemporary...

    $24.95

  17. Data Flow: Visualizing Information in Graphic Design

    Data Flow: Visualizing Information in Graphic Design

    If information comes in all shapes and sizes, then we’ll always need a new way to graph it. This hefty look at construction maps, workflow process diagrams, website-linkage charts, family...

    $78.00

  18. Meadowlands

    Meadowlands

    Photographer Joshua Lutz describes the bleak New Jersey Meadowlands as “a 32-square-mile stretch of sweeping wilderness that evokes morbid fantasies of Mafia hits and buried remains.”...

    $50.00

  19. Nomadic Furniture

    Nomadic Furniture

    Originally published in 1973, this hand-lettered guide to all things nomadic, portable, sit-on-able, and made of wood has finally made it back into print. From toy chests to benches that fold out...

    $29.99

  20. J. Mayer H.

    J. Mayer H.

    The current popularity of German architect Jürgen Mayer has as much to do with the Internet as with the innovative aesthetics that his office has pursued. Mayer’s quirkily geometric...

    $75.00

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