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The CFDA's 400-plus members, which include such celebrated names as Joseph Altuzarra, Prabal Gurung and Irene Neuwirth, offer readers a variety of thought-provoking insights, inspiration and words of wisdom. By the Council of Fashion Designers of America Published by Abrams Hardcover 223 pages 7.25" height x 5.5" length x 0.75" width (approximately)
Tom Scheerer describes his brand as cheerful and no nonsense. Exquisitely photographed, this first book of Scheerer's work perfectly illustrates what makes that work so unforgettable. "There is something undeniably sunny about [Tom Scheerer's] work. . . . But Scheerer's exuberance is always cut with a hearty dose of Yankee restraint and practicality. It adds up to inspiring rooms that are comfortable, modern, and unpretentious." --Elle DÃ©cor "Scheerer combines classic decorating with modernist touches which is how we all really live today. Get the extremely well-written book today!" Architecture Design Hardcover 240 pages
Readers explore the inspirations, creative processes and studios of some of fashion's biggest names. Ambika Conroy, Giuseppe Zanotti and Yoshikazu Yamagata are among the profiled designers, stylists, haberdashers and more. By Todd Selby, foreword by Simon Doonan Published by Abrams Books Hardcover 348 pages 8.25" length x 11.25" height x 1.25" depth (approximately)
Prolific companion piece to modern artist Damien Hirst's exhibition at all eleven worldwide locations of the Gagosian Gallery in 2012, spotlighting twenty-five years of his infamous spot paintings. Limited Edition Singed by Damien Hirst Published by Other Criteria/Gagosian Gallery Hard cover, portfolio sleeve 864 pages 11.5" h x 9.25" width x 3" depth
Featuring stunning interiors by Steven Gambrel, Kelly Wearstler and more, this visually appealing book showcases more than 200 rooms decorated by the some of the world's most celebrated designers. Text by Ingrid Abramovitch Published by Abrams Hardcover 224 pages 11.25" height x 8.75" length x 1.00" depth, approximately
Readers explore the fashion of the '60s and '70s through the history of popular London store Biba. By Barbara Hulanicki and Martin Pel Published by V&A Publishing Hardcover 248 pages 9.75" length x 1.00" width x 11.50" height, approximately
Vogue 's International Editor-at-Large explores The Costume Institute's history and renowned exhibitions, while also giving readers an insider's take on what many consider to be the party of the year. By Hamish Bowles, foreword by Thomas P. Campbell, introduction by Anna Wintour Published by Abrams Hardcover 272 pages 9.75" length x 1.00" width x 12.25" height, approximately
Abrams Books Vogue & The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute: Parties, Exhibitions, People $50
Readers explore seven decades of celebrated fashion photographer Richard Avedon's stunning work. By Richard Avedon, with texts by Carol Squiers, Vince Aletti, and Philippe Garner, and Willis Hartshorn Published by Abrams Books Hardcover 372 pages 10.0" length x 1.5" width x 12.5" height, approximately
Readers go behind the scenes at some of fashion's most famous houses, including Oscar Carvallo and St é phane Rolland. By Hélène Farnault, foreword by Hubert de Givenchy, principal photography by Alexis Lecomte Published by The Vendome Press Hardcover 287 pages 9.75" length x 1.25" width x 11.50" height, approximately
Readers travel back in time to explore American decorator-turned-socialite Elsie de Wolfe's fabulous Parisian soirees. By Charlie Scheips, with photographs by Roger Schall Published by Abrams Hardcover 160 pages 10.25" length x 0.75" width x 13.00" height, approximately
This book celebrate's LA design firm Commune's tenth anniversary by showcasing some of its most inspired interiors. Text by Roman Alonso, Steven Johanknect, Pamela Shamshiri and Ramin Shamshiri; contributions by Lisa Eisner, Mallery Roberts Morgan, Matt Tyrnauer and Mayer Rus Published by Abrams Paperback 256 pages 9" length x 1" width x 11" height, approximately
Innovative interior designer Markham Roberts offers readers decorating tips while highlighting his own inspired work. By Markham Roberts, foreword by Senga Mortimer, principal photography by Nelson Hancock Published by The Vendome Press Hardcover 260 pages 10.25" length x 1.00" width x 12.25" height, approximately
Catering company Pinch Food Design's co-owners, TJ Girard and Bob Spiegel, offer recipes and entertaining tips to make your next party a guaranteed hit. By TJ Girard and Bob Spiegel, with Casey Barber Published by Abrams Hardcover 224 pages 8.25" length x 1.00" width x 10.25" height, approximately
A collection of ten of W magazine's most inspired fashion stories, including Steven Klein's "One for the Ages" and Tim Walker's "Planet Tilda." Edited by Stefano Tonchi Published by Abrams Hardcover 256 pages 10.25" length x 1.00" width x 13.00" height, approximately
From its inception in 1913, through the Jazz Age, past the Depression, to its reincarnation in the 80's, to 2013, Vanity Fair has been there, done that! In decade-by-decade format, history unfolds with the wit, groundbreaking imagery and the peerless literary narrative that could only be Vanity Fair . Editied by Graydon Carter Published by Abrams Hardcover 456 pages 11.5" width x 14.5" height x 1.75" depth
Featuring vintage and specially commissioned photographs, this slipcase volume explores the legendary holdings of the Cartier collections and archive to showcase the house's breathtaking jewels and accessories. ByMargaret Young-Sánchez; with essays byMartin Chapman, Michael Hall, Stefano Papi and Janet Zapata; foreword by Christoph Heinrich; introduction by Pierre Rainero Published by The Vendome Press in association with the Denver Art Museum Hardcover 272 pages 9.75" length x 1.00" width x 12.25" height, approximately (without slipcase)
Born in New York in 1929, William Klein is one of the leading photographers of the postwar era, as well as an influential filmmaker, painter, and graphic artist. This astonishing book, selected and designed by Klein himself, offers a visual survey of his long and varied career. It includes his poetic street photography of New York, Moscow, Rome, Tokyo, and Paris; his exciting fashion photography; stills and posters from his bitingly satirical films; and his graphically powerful painted contact sheets. Klein, whose achievement puts him on a level with Robert Frank, Richard Avedon, and Irving Penn, lives in Paris and is revered in Europe. This is the first comprehensive book on his work published in the United States in 20 years. This hardcover book measures 8 4/5 inches by 11 7/10 inches. Published February 26, 2013. "
Abrams Books William Klein ABC $40 $25
Photographer Todd Selby is back, this time focusing his lens on the kitchens, gardens, homes, and restaurants of more than 40 of the most creative and dynamic figures working in the culinary world today. He takes us behind the scenes with Noma chef RenÃ© Redzepi in Copenhagen; to Tokyo to have a slice with pizza maker Susumu Kakinuma; and up a hilltop to dine at an inn without an innkeeper in Valdobbiadene. Each profile is accompanied by watercolor illustrations and a handwritten questionnaire, which includes a signature recipe. Reveling in the pleasures of a taco at the beach, foraging for wild herbs, and the art of the perfectly cured olive, Selby captures the food we love to eat and the people who passionately grow, cook, pour, and serve these incredible edibles every day. This hardcover book measures 8 inches by 11 inches. Published September 25, 2012. " material="Hardcover" origin="China"
Abrams Books Edible Selby $35 $19
How do you make cheese from pantry staples? Or create an oven smoker from scratch in just two minutes? Or make ice cream without a machine? In Home Made, Yvette van Boven shows you how, complete with an irreverent voice, step-by-step photos and illustrations, and a gorgeous photo alongside every recipe. While her recipes are rooted in a natural, from-scratch cooking philosophy, van Boven is never preachy (she doesn't use the word "organic"; she believes that this way of cooking is fun and that the dishes simply taste better. Chapters include Preserving Vegetables, Pre-Dinner Drinks, Chocolate and Cookies, After a Night Out, Ice-Cream-You-Scream, Don't Forget the Dog!, and more. Each chapter starts with a basic dish that you can make yourself, but usually don't because you think it's too complicated (think again!), and includes variations' basic bread becomes focaccia with olives and rosemary, or red cherry and thyme bread. This book will inspire you to make every dish at home. This hardcover book measures 10 inches by 8 1/2 inches. Published September 2011. " material="Hardcover"
Abrams Books Home Made $40 $25
Celebrated exploration photographer George Steinmetz takes his art to a new level in Desert Air, the first comprehensive photographic collection of the world's extreme deserts, which receive less than four inches of precipitation per year. Steinmetz has spent 15 years on this epic body of work, capturing remarkable and surreally beautiful visions of deserts, from China's great Gobi Desert to the Sahara in northern Africa to Death Valley in California. Much more than a visual journey, these images are enriched by the exciting stories behind Steinmetz's adventures in some of the world's most difficult and challenging areas - from smuggling his paraglider into Libya to getting arrested for spying in Iran, to crashing into a tree in western China. Desert Air reveals extraordinary desert ecosystems that together form a kind of disparate family of coevolved landscapes; similar, yet each unique in its own way. This hardcover book measures 11 3/10 inches by 14 1/2 inches. Published December 1, 2012. "
Abrams Books Desert Air $60 $39
The French Culinary Institute's international bread-baking course, created in 1997, is taught by some of todayâs greatest artisanal bread bakers and regarded as one of the top programs in the world. The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking follows the outline of the FCIâs complete 12-week bread-making course. Serving not only as a reference in the classroom, but also as a guide for professionals, amateur chefs, and home cooks who desire total immersion in the art of bread baking, this book instructs readers on French, Italian, German, Middle European, and gluten-free breads. Encyclopedic in scope and format, it is sure to become an essential item in every home cookâs library.Praise for Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking:âThe only bread-baking book youâll ever knead.ââJustin Chapple, Food & Wine âThe supremely technical bread book of the year is The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking by Judith Choate and the breadologists at the French Culinary Institute. . . . No doubt one could learn much about the art of dough from cooking their way through it. But also, holy bread porn!â âEater.com âThere are other bread books, some very good ones. But The French Culinary Instituteâs The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking is in a class of its own. The instructions are clear, the photography is wonderful, and recipes for virtually every classic bread are included. The bookâs greatest virtue is its sensible organization, which makes it perfect for the self-teacher.â âMark H. Furstenberg, Owner of Bread Furst âTo make a perfect loaf of bread, the baker needs just five essential ingredients: flour, water, salt, yeastâand this indispensable book!ââIacopo Falai, Owner of Falai, Caffe Falai, and Falai Panetteria âThe Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking is an essential reference book for every bread baker, from novice to seasoned professional. The rich array of information shared by the French Culinary Institute is based on knowledge that is deeply rooted in experience and tradition. The beautiful photos of well-made bread, with dark crusts and irregular holes, will raise the standards of âgood breadâ for bakers everywhere.â âAmy Scherber, Owner of Amyâs Bread This hardcover book measures 9 inches in width by 10 inches in height. Published November 2011. " material="Hardcover"