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    Adventures in Letterpress
    R360.00 inc. VAT

    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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    Archidoodle – The Architect’s Activity Book
    R285.00 inc. VAT

    This innovative book is the first to provide a fun, interactive way to learn about architecture. Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, it poses all manner of architectural challenges for the user: from designing your own skyscraper to drawing an island house or creating a Constructivist monument, plus many more.

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  • Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings
    Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings
    R270.00 inc. VAT

    Born out of the drawingbuilding.org online archive, Architectural Inventions presents a stunning visual study of impossible or speculative structures that exist only on paper. Soliciting the work of architects, designers, and artists of renown –as well as emerging talents from all over the world –Maximilian Goldfarb and Matt Bua have gathered an array of works that convey architectural alternatives, through products, expansions, or critiques of our inhabited environments.

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    Art Play
    R290.00 inc. VAT

    Play with art like never before in this exciting new activity book from the bestselling author of the Let’s Make Some Great Art series. Marion Deuchars has created a surprising and engaging range of activities and games organised into seven sections of Drawing, Colour, Shapes, Paint, Paper, Printing and Pattern. Each section is not only a great opportunity to play, but also helps to shape and form artistic ability and confidence. Discover the joys of making your own marbled paper. Create your own secret code in pictures. Providing hours of endless fun and exploration, Art Play will bring out the artist in everyone.

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    Colour: A Workshop for Artists and Designers
    R440.00 inc. VAT

    Taking a practical approach to colour, Colour: A Workshop for Artists and Designers is an invaluable resource for art students and professionals alike.

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    Colour: How to Use Colour
    R230.00 inc. VAT

    Providing a thorough grounding in colour theory this book offers expert advice about putting the principles into practice.

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    Designs for Small Spaces
    R220.00 inc. VAT

    Small space living is no longer a lifestyle choice but a necessity in most cities, where property is expensive and space is at a premium.

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  • Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists
    Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists
    R285.00 inc. VAT

    In this imaginative new activity book, Marion Deuchars makes learning about art fun. Young readers discover new ways of making art by being introduced to eighteen great artists, learning about the methods, materials and ideas that made up their masterpieces and how these can be applied to one’s own creations.

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  • Enchanted Forest – An Inky Quest
    Enchanted Forest – An Inky Quest
    R250.00 inc. VAT

    This stunning new colouring book by Johanna Basford takes readers on a inky quest through an enchanted forest to discover what lies in the castle at its heart. As well as drawings to complete, colour and embellish, there are hidden objects to be found along the way including wild flowers, animals and birds, gems, lanterns, keys and treasure chests. Beginning at the entrance to the forest, the journey progresses through woodland, rocky caves and tree-lined mazes, over streams and a waterfall, across the tree tops, to finally reach the castle.

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    Fashion Design Research
    R440.00 inc. VAT

    By offering a clear approach to research for fashion design, this book will inspire students to embrace an activity that is both fun and fruitful.

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    Fashion Jewellery: Catwalk and Couture
    R210.00 inc. VAT

    It is perhaps no coincidence that in financially-straightened times jewellery, with its glamorous connotations and endless scope for enhancing individual style, has been heralded as the perfect way to rejuvenate our wardrobe without breaking the bank.

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  • Flip Fashion: The Mix’n’Match Lookbook
    Flip Fashion: The Mix’n’Match Lookbook
    R210.00 inc. VAT

    From grunge and pirate to disco queen and street style, create over 100,000 of your own fashion fantasies (and nightmares) with this colorfully illustrated and carefully researched flipbook.

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    Graphic Design Process: From Problem to Solution 20 Case Studies
    R440.00 inc. VAT

    The process of creating graphic design cannot be easily defined: each designer has their own way of seeing the world and approaching their work. Graphic Design Process features a series of in-depth case studies exploring a range of both universal and unique design methods.

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    Happy, Sad, Feeling Glad
    R200.00 inc. VAT

    An endearing and engaging look at emotions and how different situations cause different feelings. What has made Dog happy? Do you know what Cat is scared of? And why is Donkey so excited?
    A range of fun art activities encourages young readers to explore their feelings and express themselves with drawings, doodles, and decorations.

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    How to Be the Best bubblewriter in the World, Ever!
    R120.00 inc. VAT

    How to Be the Best Bubblewriter in the World, Ever! shows you how to create your own hand-drawn alphabets. The book contains over 40 typefaces, inspired by everything from hairy monsters to clouds, ribbons to robots. Each double page spread contains both the alphabet and an illustration which brings it to life.

    This book is designed to stimulate the creative minds of children of all ages.

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    How to draw type and Influence people
    R300.00 inc. VAT

     Ideal for all those who work with type daily, this book provides an accessible way in to the world of typefaces, for the general reader, but also graphic designers who want to explore fonts in more detail and design their own letterforms.

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    Icons of Women’s Style
    R400.00 inc. VAT

    Icons of Women’s Fashion examines, item by item, the most influential and legendary garments and accessories – their provenance and history, the stories of their design, the celebrities who made them famous, and the various ways they have shaped how women dress today.

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    Landscape Architecture: An Introduction
    R380.00 inc. VAT

    Aimed at prospective and new students, this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practice of landscape architecture, the professional skills required and the latest developments.

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