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  1. 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

  2. Architecture Now! Houses

    Architecture Now! Houses

    The latest in Taschen’s ever-growing Architecture Now! series (does Philip Jodidio ever sleep?), this volume takes us on a fantastic visual voyage around the world to some of the most...

    $39.99

  3. 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

  4. Camps: A Guide to 21st-Century Space

    Camps: A Guide to 21st-Century Space

    Offering far more than a reminiscence of summer sleepaways, author Charlie Hailey addresses questions of “identity, residency, safety, and tensions of mobility and fixity” in three...

    $29.95

  5. Conversations with Frank Gehry

    Conversations with Frank Gehry

    He’s the world’s only architect to guest star on The Simpsons and appear in Apple’s Think Different ads, but how well do you really know Frank Gehry? Think what you will of his...

    $40.00

  6. crEATe: Eating, Design, and Food

    crEATe: Eating, Design, and Food

    From restaurants and packaging to the molecular makeup of our daily meals, all experiences associated with eating are subject to design. CrEATe, an ongoing project by The Future Laboratory, sets...

    $65.00

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Designing the High Line: Gansevoort Street to 30th Street

    Designing the High Line: Gansevoort Street to 30th Street

    The High Line reclamation and landscape project has captivated us for the last decade with its psychedelic vision of a 21st-century hanging garden. Transforming an abandoned railway viaduct into...

    $30.00

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Louis I Kahn

    Louis I Kahn

    When charting architectural development, it generally follows that architects build upon the generation that preceded them—from modernism to postmodernism to deconstruction and so on. Not so...

    $85.00

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

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