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    A comprehensive textbook on this once-demonized art form, featuring its history, lessons on making graffiti, and a teacher’s manual.

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    100 Things Every Designer Needs to know About People
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    If you want to design intuitive and engaging web sites, apps, print materials or products, then you need to know the psychology that underlies people’s behavior.

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    101 Things I Learned in Fashion School
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    The world of the fashion professional is brought to vivid life with 101 concise, provocative lessons on such topics as how a designer anticipates cultural trends and understands the fashion consumer, the workings of the fashion calendar, how a design collection is conceived, the manufacture and selection of fabric, methods of fashion illustration, and more.

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    70s Style and Design
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    Once dismissed as the decade of foil wallpaper and shag rugs, the 1970s are now being enthusiastically mined for trends from the fashion, music, and literature of the time. The period, which united elements of earlier movements such as Art Deco and Pop, continues to influence today’s tastemakers.

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    A Taste For The Exotic – Orientalist Interiors
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    This sumptuously produced book explores the enduring allure of Orientalist decor and introduces the princes and aristocrats, artists and poets who commissioned these opulent interiors. Packed with images of beautiful decorative objects, extravagant interiors, sumptuous fabrics and ornate furniture, this book will transport the reader to another time and place.

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    ABC of 20th-Century Graphics
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    This is followed by a series of clear and concise chapters examining the work of the principal graphic designers of the twentieth century, from Peter Behrens to Tibor Kalman, from El Lissitzky to Maz Huber, and from Alexander Rodchenko to Ed Fella. The images and apparatus criticus selected and compiled by Pierpaolo Vetta supplement and illustrate the subjects covered by the texts.

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    ABC3D
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    ABC3D is a 2009 Bank Street – Best Children’s Book of the Year.

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    Adventures in Letterpress
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    Adventures in Letterpress features over 200 examples of the resulting work: elegant cards, edgy broadsheets, and everything in between. Beautiful, humorous and sometimes just plain weird, the projects featured in the book perfectly illustrate the vibrant future of this once-endangered medium.

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    Africa Is In Style
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    It is not unusual to see the colors and hear the rhythms of Africa at runway shows in Paris, New York, or Milan. But despite its influence on Western designers, African fashion is still struggling to make itself known.  With the ambitious pursuit of reinventing urban fashion, many young African designers are breaking away from the expectations imposed on them to infuse ethnic and folkoric themes into their work, without ignoring rich textiles and fashion heritage.

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    African Textiles – Colour and Creativity Across a Continent
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    African Textiles is an authoritative survey of textile arts–unique and collectible rugs, tapestries, garments, and much more–from across the continent. John Gillow has traveled extensively throughout Africa, uncovering the dazzling range of traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles from each region.

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    Alexander McQueen – Working Process
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    I want people to look at it and say: “What’s that? What’s that? What’s that? What’s that? What the hell is that?” – Alexander McQueen

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    All Marketers Are Liars
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    As Godin writes, “Stories make it easier to understand the world. Stories are the only way we know to spread an idea. Marketers didn’t invent storytelling. They just perfected it.”

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