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  • Greek Painted Potteryby R M Cook **Decd**; R. M. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Greek Painted Pottery has been used by classics and classical archaeology students for some thirty years. It thoroughly examines all painted pottery styles from the Protogeometric to the Hellenistic period from all areas of Greece and from the colonies in parts of Italy. In each case it covers the development of iconography and the use of colour,... more...

  • Read My Pinsby Madeleine Albright

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 27.99

    New from New York Times bestselling author and former secretary of state Madeleine Albright, Read My Pins is a story and celebration of how one woman?s jewelry collection was used to make diplomatic history. Exploring the use of the pin or brooch as a means of personal and diplomatic expression and f eaturing a gallery of fascinating photographs,... more...

  • Embracing Complexity in Designby Katerina Alexiou; Jeffrey Johnson; Theodore Zamenopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Outlining state-of-the-art developments in the area of complexity and design, this book collates them into a unique and authoritative resource for both the design and complex systems communities. The book is based on research which focuses on a variety of different themes and domains, including architecture, engineering, environmental design, art,... more...

  • The History and Cultural Heritage of Chinese Calligraphy, Printing and Library Workby Susan M. Allen; Lin Zuzao; Cheng Xiaolan; Jan Bos

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 0.00

    In China the tradition of a book society is longer than anywhere else in the world. Chinese paper making, calligraphy and woodblock printing date from very early ages, but have for a very long time remained almost unknown to the Western world. At the IFLA satellite meeting ?Chinese Written and Printed Cultural Heritage and Library Work?... more...

  • The Antiques Magpieby Marc Allum

    Icon Books Ltd 2013; US$ 8.99

    A fascinating compendium of absorbing history, stories, facts, anecdotes and puzzles from the world of antiques more...

  • Stitch It for Fallby Lynette Anderson

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 12.99 US$ 10.65

    A gorgeous collection of Spring-themed quilting and stitching designs from top fabric designer Lynette Anderson , including table runners, wall hangings and larger quilts, as well as smaller, quick-to-stitch gifts, all featuring Lynette's new fabric range from Lecien. Beautiful fabrics, fresh colours and cute designs are enhanced by a book design... more...

  • Claesson Koivisto Runeby Paola Antonelli; Mark Isitt; Ake E. Lindman; Johan Fowelin

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 59.83

    Like Scandinavian masters before them Claesson Koivisto Rune practice both architecture and design. The architectural projects in this monograph include private houses and interiors from Europe to North and South America, as well as larger buildings like the Sfera Building Culture House in Kyoto, Japan. more...

  • Victorian Glassworldsby Isobel Armstrong

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07

    Isobel Armstrong's startlingly original book tells the stories that spring from the mass-production of glass in nineteenth-century England. Moving across technology, industry, local history, architecture, literature, print culture, the visual arts, optics, and philosophy, it will transform our understanding of the Victorian period. more...

  • Blanc de Chineby John Ayers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Dehua porcelain, or Blanc de Chine as it is known in the West, is pure ivory-white porcelain made at the Dehua kilns in the southern Chinese province of Fujian. It rose to international significance in the 17th century and inspired aristocratic patronage in the development of European porcelain. Its popularity at home and abroad continued and the kilns... more...

  • Designing Modern Germanyby Jeremy Aynsley

    Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 35.00

    German design and architecture reflects the country?s rich and fraught political history in its structure and aesthetic philosophy. Jeremy Aynsley now offers an in-depth study of this relationship between German history and design since 1870 and the compl more...