Phaidon Desktop Books
Prepared to be awed by dazzling shows that lasted a matter of minutes, extravaganzas that were as fleeting as the fashion trends they showcased, and above all the meticulous talent of their creator, known to everyone simply as Alex, says author Sally Singer as an introduction to this hardcover book. Celebrating 25 years of iconic moments produced by designer Alexandre de Betak, this tome is structured thematically to provide unrivaled insight into how fashion is as much about art as it is commerce. A perfect gift for anyone who appreciates style and design, every page is brimming with unseen photographs, moodboards and memories. -- 292-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714873534 - Imported
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Drawing on a carefully selected network of editors and in-the-know locals, Wallpaper*'s city guides have long been considered an essential for seasoned travelers. This exclusive set details 10 of the coolest destinations in North and South America. They're presented in a branded mint-green box that beautifully complements the signature Pantone covers, and as any fan of the magazine will know, each includes at least 100 illustrations, a fold-out map and section for your own notes and memos. Keep them tucked inside a jacket pocket for a quick rundown on the neighborhood you're exploring, a tip on the hottest place for dinner or information on nearby museums. -- Wallpaper* City Guide Lima; published: 2013; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-866-406 - Wallpaper* City Guide Havana; published: 2014; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-866-550 - Wallpaper* City Guide Mexico City; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-869-575 - Wallpaper* City Guide Miami; published: 2015; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-869-599 - Wallpaper* City Guide Los Angeles; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-871-387 - Wallpaper* City Guide Buenos Aires; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-071-4872-391 - Wallpaper* City Guide Rio de Janeiro; published: 2016; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-871-370 - Wallpaper* City Guide New York; published: 2017; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-873-725 - Wallpaper* City Guide San Francisco; published: 2017; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-874-821 - Wallpaper* City Guide Toronto; published: 2017; publisher: Phaidon; ISBN: 978-0714-872-728
It's been said that getting your picture taken by Annie Leibovitz is one of the greatest signs of success - and this impressive portfolio certainly proves the point. Bound in a beautiful hardback cover, Phaidon's tome archives 150 of the photographer's most iconic and powerful portraits alongside never-before-published shots captured between 2005 and 2016. It's impressively sized to do justice to her beautifully cinematic compositions and closes with an essay by Annie herself. -- 316-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875132 - Made in the UK
With the house today often drawing on Yves Saint Laurent's most iconic fashion moments, there's no better time to be inspired by the designer's incredible legacy. From his debut show in 1962 to his final couture collection 40 years later, Phaidon's hardback monograph features original sketches, backstage Polaroids and a curated edit of the 20, 000 jewels, hats, shoes and bags usually kept hidden at the Yves Saint Laurent Foundation. We think the sapphire-toned cover makes it a striking gift or addition to your coffee table. -- 432-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714874715 - Imported
The first of two volumes, Grace: Thirty Years at Vogue documents the impressive portfolio of former Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington. This edition is filled with imagery, personal anecdotes and insider stories from photographers and industry insiders – not to mention two forwards penned by good friends Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld. The cover is printed with a vibrant caricature that is sure to capture attention when displayed on your coffee table. -- 408-page hardcover book - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Phaidon Press - ISBN: 978-0-7148-7059-5 - Imported
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Phaidon's monograph opens up the glittering and colorful universe of one of fashion's most photographed women. Made closely with Anna Dello Russo, this personal tome chronicles her work across Vogue Italia , L'Uomo Vogue and Vogue Japan to her street style legacy with the help of 800 photographs and illustrations. As well-accessorized as the woman herself, this volume is packaged in a keepsake box filled with tokens - like a deck of signature fashion trading cards, a pop-up book and a life-sized poster of Dello Russo, as well as excerpts from her personal diary and meticulously kept show notes, written from the front row. -- 552-page hardcover book - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Phaidon Press - ISBN: 978-0-7148-7567-5
The landscape of London as a twenty-first-century fashion capital has never been mapped, until now, say editors Tania Fares and Sarah Mower of their definitive tome profiling 50 of the capital's leading designers - from Paul Smith and Stella McCartney to Erdem and Simone Rocha. Compiled from interviews and studio visits conducted by journalists who have known and followed them since the beginning of their careers, it goes behind-the-scenes at studios and ateliers across the capital and is accompanied by specifically commissioned portraits of each at work. It is a must-read for fashion enthusiasts and industry insiders alike. -- 680-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 978-0714873350 - Imported As seen in The EDIT magazine
Encased in a stunning light blue and gold clamshell box, this two-volume book set celebrates the work of Vogue creative director and fashion legend Grace Coddington, known globally for her impeccable taste and elaborate photo spreads. Together, the comprehensive volumes include more than 600 images, along with personal stories, and never-before-seen images from renowned photographers such as Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, and Herb Ritts. Includes two hardcover books. By Grace Coddington. Edited by Grace Coddington and Michael Roberts. Forewords by Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld. Published by Phaidon Press. (2016.) Hardcovers with clamshell box. Each: 408 pages. Box: 12.0" length x 4.5" width x 15.5" height. Each book: 11" length x 2" width x 14" height. (Approximately.). ISBN: 9780714873718.
This comprehensive book from award-winning urban and public realm design firm James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro offers a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of New York City's High Line. Published by Phaidon Press, this large volume features over 450 pages about the famed park. By James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Published by Phaidon Press. (November 9, 2015.) Hardcover. 452 pages. 13.00" length x 1.75" width x 9.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714871004.
For 25 years, creative legend Alexandre de Betak has been responsible for every detail of some of the most memorable fashion shows and events. This luxurious volume includes hundreds of unpublished behind-the-scenes images of those presentations as well as an inside look into how fashion becomes art and commerce. By Alexandre de Betak and Sally Singer. Published by Phaidon Press. (October 4, 2017.) Hardcover. 292 pages. 10.4" length x 1.4" width x 13.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873534.
Celebrating America's diverse culinary heritage, America: The Cookbook features 800 home-cooked recipes organized by course. This comprehensive work includes contributions from the nation's greatest chefs and writers alongside images of mouth-watering dishes. By Gabrielle Langholtz. Published by Phaidon Press. (October 9, 2017.) Hardcover. 768 pages. 7.5" length x 2.4" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873961.
An art museum in a book, this comprehensive volume takes readers on a virtual tour, omitting the boundaries of space and crowds. Formatted by color-coded galleries, rooms, corridors, and special exhibitions, this revised edition features over 1,600 works, spanning from pre-historic times to the present. Guided by excerpts from world-renowned curators and researchers, history enthusiasts will delight in these pages filled with famed paintings, sculpture, installations, and more. By Phaidon editors. Published by Phaidon. (October 16, 2017.) Hardcover. 584 pages. 10.0" length x 2.0" width x 12.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714875026.
A lens into the enigma of the universe, this volume chronicles diverse interpretations of astronomy: renderings of the skies, stars, planets, and celestial philosophy. Together with never-before-published work, this selection consists of 300 paintings, photographs, animations, and more, curated by experts in the field. Readers will be in awe with the contrasts and similarities of assorted theories highlighted throughout these pages. By Phaidon editors. Contributions by David Malin and Paul Murdin. Published by Phaidon. (October 9, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 352 pages. 10.25" length x 1.50" width x 11.75" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714874616.
Launching her career at Rolling Stone and venturing on to numerous publications, Annie Leibovitz is globally renowned for her expressive, intimate portraits. A third installment by the American photographer, this volume chronicles her iconic work over the past decade. Fans of the artist will delight in this gorgeous collection of imagery, from Elizabeth Warren in her office to Lena Dunham walking through an eerie garden in Brooklyn. By Annie Leibovitz. Introduction by Alexandra Fuller. Published by Phaidon. (October 25, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 312 pages. 11.5" length x 1.5" width x 14.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714875132.
From his debut collection in 1962 to his final show in 2002, Yves Saint Laurent shaped the course of fashion. This volume offers a backstage pass into the French couturier's most influential accessories and the inspirations behind them. Highlighting items pulled from the private archives of the designer's foundation in Paris, these pages pair photographs with sketches, campaign imagery, and behind-the-scenes shots of Laurent and his muses. By Patrick Mauriès. Published by Phaidon. (October 4, 2017.) Hardcover. 432 pages. 8" length x 2" width x 10" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714874715.
Emerging during the male-dominated art scene of the 1960s, Yayoi Kusama prospered to become a globally renowned creative with extraordinary style. Influencing subculture and feminist movements among others, the versatile artist is celebrated for her themes of self-image and sexuality induced in pop culture. An expanded edition of her comprehensive monograph, this volume is a window into Kusama's expressive world of psychedelic colors, repetitive patterns, motivating words, and more. By Catherine Taft, Laura Hoptman, Akira Tatehata, Udo Kultermann. Published by Phaidon Press. (November 8, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 240 pages. 10.50" length x 1.25" width x 12.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873459.
Exploring over 500 listings in 50 countries, this useful book is the ultimate insider's guide to finding the best cup of coffee. Renowned baristas and coffee connoisseurs come together in this genius read to provide invaluable reviews and tips for locating incredible brews in cities around the world. By Avidan Ross and Liz Clayton. Published by Phaidon Press. (November 13, 2017.) Hardcover. 348 pages. 5.8" length x 1.5" width x 8.2" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873923.
Featuring an array of celebrated recipes from Italy's treasured peninsula, Campania, Naples and the Amalfi Coast is the fourth edition in The Silver Spoon's popular cookbook series. Detailed with excerpts and photographs of dishes, architecture, and landscapes of the region's five provinces, this volume offers the culinary connoisseur an authentic taste of the renowned seaside county. By The Silver Spoon Kitchen. Illustrations by Beppe Giacobbe. Published by Phaidon. (April 17, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 272 pages. 7.50" length x 1.25" width x 11.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873855.
Peter Chadwick's This Brutal World is a curated collection of Brutalist architecture. The 224-page book includes the works of great contemporary and 20th century architects including Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield, Le Corbusier, and Mies van der Rohe. By Peter Chadwick. Published by Phaidon Press. (May 23, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 224 pages. 10.0" length x 1.0" width x 11.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714871080.
Perfect for burger lovers and pop culture aficionados alike, this colorful volume delves into the history and impact of the classic hamburger with an array of essays, photographs, and interviews with culinary icons. Complete with 12 delectable recipes, The World is Your Burger takes readers on a mouthwatering journey from the burger's humble beginnings to the iconic food it is today. By David Michaels. Published by Phaidon Press. (June 5, 2017.) Hardcover. 432 pages. 250 illustrations. 9.0" length x 1.5" width x 9.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873985.
Including personal anecdotes and lovely images, Stephen Harris' debut cookbook shares 50 simple English recipes that are the quintessence of great British cooking. Known as the chef that transformed The Sportsman in Whitstable, Kent from a standard seaside pub to an internationally acclaimed restaurant, Harris uses this book as a way to share age-old and modern techniques to classic local cuisine. By Stephen Harris. Foreword by Marina O'Loughlin. Published by Phaidon Press. (October 9, 2017.) Hardcover. 256 pages. 8.4" length x 1.1" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714874951.
This is the second and final volume of Vogue editor Grace Coddington's collective best work. The pages showcase photographs from the last 15 years and celebrates the legendary photographers the fashion icon has worked with. Featuring gorgeous color illustrations, as well as personal anecdotes, this massive book is a treasure to behold. By Grace Coddington. Published by Phaidon Press; Box Slp edition. (September 5, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket and slipcase. 408 pages. 12.00" length x 3.00" width x 16.75" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714871974.
Created in collaboration with Italian food emporium Eataly, this cookbook features 300 of the best contemporary Italian home-style recipes. Filled with clear instructions, helpful tips, and beautifully shot photography, Eataly: Contemporary Italian Cooking immerses readers in how Italians cook today. By Eataly. Edited by Emilia Terragni. Photography by Food Editore/Piermichele Borraccia. Foreward by Oscar Farinetti. Published by Phaidon (October 24, 2016). Hardcover. 517 pages. 7.5" length x 2.0" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714872797.
The late and legendary bartender Sasha Petraske shares 75 delicious cocktail recipes from his repertoire in this beautifully illustrated book. By Sasha Petraske. Introduction by Georgette Moger-Petraske. Forewords by Dale Degroff and Robert Simonson. Published by Phaidon Press. (October 31, 2016.) Hardcover. 256 pages. 6.4" length x 1.0" width x 9.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714872810.
Selling highly coveted artifacts of the world for over 250 years, Christie's is one the most prominent auction houses in existence. This book is filled with breathtaking illustrations featuring the personal possessions of iconic historical figures such as Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Coco Chanel, and many more. By Christie's. Published by Phaidon Press. (October 24, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 496 pages. 7.2" length x 1.2" width x 10.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714872025.
Phaidon presents a carefully curated selection of inspirational quotes from celebrated artists around the globe. By Phaidon editors. Published by Phaidon. (October 10, 2016.) Hardcover. 336 pages. 5.50" length x 1.00" width x 8.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714872438.
This insider's guide to some of the best drink establishments in the world features more than 700 listings recommended by over 225 of the industry's leading bartenders. Filled with helpful facts about each establishment as well as easy-to-navigate maps, this handy volume is a must-have for world travelers looking to find the perfect drink. By Adrienne Stillman. Published by Phaidon Press. (February 27, 2017.) Hardcover. 418 pages. 5.50" length x 1.50" width x 8.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714873152.
An icon in the world of contemporary art, American painter, sculptor, and printmaker Frank Stella has astounded minimalist and post-painterly abstract enthusiasts for over five decades. This celebratory work explores his life and career through a series of stunning photographs taken by Terry Richardson. From the Contemporary Artists series. By Andrianna Campbell, Kate Nesin, Lucas Blalock. Photographed by Terry Richardson. Published by Phaidon Press. (January 12, 2018.) Paperback. 160 pages. 10.00" length x 0.75" width x 11.50" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714874593.
Compiling words from some of the world's greatest writers, new and old, this magnificent text shares advice, opinions, and personal revelations that will delight any bookworm. Fun and insightful, the original work includes beloved names like E.B. White, Margaret Atwood, Junot Díaz, Lena Dunham, and more. By Phaidon Editors. Published by Phaidon. (March 16, 2018.) Hardcover. 336 pages. 5.75" length x 1.25" width x 8.50" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780714875811.
Hardcover book titled Breuer written by Robert McCarter with foreword by the former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas P. Campbell and published by Phaidon detailing the work and life of architect and designer Marcel Breuer.
Hardcover, &Fork: 100 Designers, 10 Curators, 10 Good Designs, published by Phaidon Press in 2007, written by Tom Dixon, Maria Helena Estrada, Pierre Keller and et al., features writers, curators and designers who discuss their knowledge about international product design, &Fork, and their careers as one of the most innovative international design product.
2 hardcover books, comprising Steve McCurry: South Southeast 2000, published by Phaidon, Anthony Bannon: Steve McCurry 2005, published by Phaidon.
The latest addition to Phaidon 's 'Silver Spoon' series, this 'Puglia' hardcover book is a gastronomic tour of the southern region's fare. It includes a selection of 50 traditional Apulian recipes, as well as essays exploring the cultural importance of the ingredients used in them. Present it as a gift to culinary students or travel lovers. - - 272-page hardcover book - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714868882 - Made in Italy
Compiled by self-confessed burgerphile Mr David Michaels, Phaidon 's 'The World Is Your Burger' is a cultural history of the humble patty and bun. The 400-page monograph is loaded with essays, photography and ephemera, as well as a selection of recipes from world-class chefs and fast food joints. It's an ideal gift for foodies or pop-culture obsessives. - - 400-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714873985 - Imported
Containing a host of authentic dishes from Naples and the Amalfi Coast (including a delectable selection of antipasti and margarita pizza), this hardcover recipe book is Phaidon 's latest addition to its renowned 'Silver Spoon' series. A true feast for the eyes, it's illustrated with over 250 vivid photographs and images, and includes essays on some of the region's most prized ingredients and produce. It'll look as smart on your coffee table as it will on the kitchen shelf. - - 272-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714873855 - Imported
In Phaidon 's new volume, renowned minimalist architect Mr John Pawson presents 320 mesmerising photographs celebrating the entire colour spectrum. It's packed full of images of textures, spaces, and patterns from the world over, providing a fascinating insight into the designer's inspirations. The book will make an intriguing gift for creatives and photography enthusiasts. - - 352-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875286 - Imported
Life's too short to drink bad coffee. Phaidon 's hardcover book contains insider tips from experts and baristas on bakeries and brasseries to visit around the world, including when to go and what to order. Be sure to rifle through it before your next trip away - everyone knows cafe pit stops are the best part of a city break. - - 348-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN-13: 978-0714873923 - Made in Italy
Penned by Mr Andrew Nahum, Principal Curator of Engineering and Technology at London's prestigious Science Museum, Phaidon 's 'Ferrari: Under The Skin' pops the hood of the world's most iconic supercar and it's creator, Enzo. Containing in-depth analysis of the man, company and clientele as well as 200 illustrations and photographs, it's the ideal gift for the mechanically inclined. - - 240-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875187 - Imported
New art, new ideas. That's what Manhattan's New Museum, which celebrates its 40-year anniversary in 2017, is all about. Penned by director Ms Lisa Phillips, this Phaidon tome is a detailed chronology of how the institution's bold vision has played out, including fascinating insights into its ground-breaking exhibitions, milestones and partnerships. The stark white cover will look cool on your coffee table. - - 374-page hardcover book - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875255 - Imported
If you've ever dreamt of escaping the city and resettling by the seaside, or of swimming in a private pool every morning, Phaidon 's 'Living On Water' book is for you. Packed within is a lengthy photographic survey of the world's most breathtaking homes set next to lakes, oceans and rivers - we guarantee you'll be left green with envy from the first flick through its pages. - - 272-page hardcover book - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Phaidon - ISBN: 9780714875729 - Imported