Art & Design

100 Manga Artists


Label Taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836526470

Since the original Taschen edition of Manga Design, Japan s comic phenomenon has produced yet more captivating characters and a whole host of hot new talents. This revised and updated edi...

Wolfgang Tillmans

Chris Dercon

Label tate Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781849764452

A new book on an artist at the height of his powers, covering the last decade and a half of his extraordinary career and designed by the artist himself Since the early 1990s Wolfgang Till...

Before and After

Jean Jullien

Label Phaidon Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780714874081

Graphic artist Jean Jullien insightfully and comically depicts a set of clever and surprising before-and-after two-frame narratives, each progressed by a page turn. From pale skin to sunb...

How to See: Visual Adventures in a World God Never Made

George Nelson

Label Phaidon Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780714873831

Originally published in 1977 by iconic American furniture manufacturer Herman Miller, George Nelson's critically acclaimed manifesto on how to recognize, evaluate, and understand the obje...

Eleven Spring: A Celebration of Street Art

Shepard Fairey

Label ammo Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780997653601

In December of 2006, an unlikely group of nearly 100 street artists from all over the world came together to participate in an art show celebrating Eleven Spring Street, long a premiere d...

The League of Regrettable Superheroes: Half-Baked Heroes from Comic Book History

Jon Morris

Label Quirk Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781594747632

Featuring vintage comic book art, with equally colourful commentary from a die-hard comic book blogger and cartoonist, The League of Regrettable Superheroes is a different window into the...

Ways of Seeing

John Berger

Label Penguin Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780141035796

How do we see the world around us? The Penguin on Design series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision forever.

Ballpoint Art

Trent Morse

Label laurence king Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781780678528

This stunning book is the first compendium of art made with ballpoint pens. Ballpoint drawing has evolved into a thriving art form since the pen emerged as a writing tool in the 1940s. Th...

Fashion + Music: Fashion Creatives Shaping Pop Culture

Katie Baron

Label laurence king Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781780677484

As twin agents of creative expression, fashion and music have long shared a powerful mutual attraction: from the Sex Pistols to Madonna, Kylie Minogue to Lady Gaga, fashion has consistent...

Art & Beauty Magazine - Numbers 1, 2 & 3: Drawings by R. Crumb

Paul Morris

Label David Zwirner Books Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781941701348

One of America’s most celebrated cartoonists, Robert Crumb helped define cartoon and punk subcultures of the 1960s and 1970s with comic strips like Fritz the Cat, Mr. Natural, and Keep on...

100 Secrets of the Art World: Everything you always wanted to know about the arts but were afraid to ask

Thomas Girst and Magnus Resch

Label Walther König Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783863359614

This indispensable guide to contemporary art contains exclusive anecdotes, advice and personal stories from artists, museum directors, gallerists, auction house insiders, collectors, and ...

Illustration Next: Contemporary Creative Collaboration

Ana Benaroya

Label thames & hudson Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780500292525

This outstanding global survey brings together the dazzling talent of 50 leading illustrators from over 20 countries, among them Julia Rothman, Whitney Sherman and Mike Perry, and also pr...

Cut That Out: Contemporary Collage in Graphic Design


Label thames & hudson Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780500292242

Curated by Ryan Doyle and Mark Edwards, who work together under the name of DR.ME, Cut That Out focuses on the compositions of 50 leading designers and studios from 15 different countries...

The Autobiography of a Snake: Drawings by Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

Label thames & hudson Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780500519257

Noa the Boa is a slave to fashion with the heart of an actor and an obsession with celebrity. He becomes luxurious leather accessories for illustrious clients – from Grace Kelly’s pillow ...

Weak Messages Create Bad Situations: A Manifesto

David Shrigley

Label canongate Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781782114055

A personal message from the author:Lots of individuals in society today are feeble-minded. They don't know what the HELL is going on. Unfortunately many of these people are responsible fo...

Two-Dimensional Man

Paul Sahre

Released 01/09/17 Label Abrams Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781419724152

Paul Sahre ranks alongside modern-day design heroes Stefan Sagmeister and Chip Kidd as one of the most influential graphic designers of his generation. Two-Dimensional Man is a fresh take...

100 Contemporary Wood Buildings

Philip Jodidio

Released 23/06/17 Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836561563

This Bibliotheca Universalis edition explores how architects around the world have created and invented with this elementary material. Featuring follies, very large buildings, and ambitio...

Fritz Kahn: Infographics Pioneer

Uta Von Debschitz and Thilo Von Debschitz

Released 10/06/17 Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836504935

Anatomy of ideas The life's work of an infographics pioneer Fritz Kahn (1888 1968) was a German doctor, educator, popular science writer, and information graphics pioneer. Chased out of ...

Why Are We 'Artists'?: 100 World Art Manifestos

Jessica Lack

Released 01/06/17 Label Penguin Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780241236314

World Art Manifestos will be a complementary text to the Penguin Modern Classic 100 Artists' Manifestos: From the Futurists to the Stuckists. Given the ever-growing prominence of Latin A...

Hand-Drawn Maps: A Guide for Creatives

Helen Cann

Released 25/05/17 Label thames & hudson Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780500293157

Hand Drawn Maps is a fun ‘how to’ book about hand drawn cartography. It is introduced by a brief history of maps and map making, followed by five sections covering everything you need to ...

Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style

Shantrelle P Lewis

Released 25/05/17 Label Aperture Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781597113892

Suits that pop with loud colors and dazzling patterns, complete with a nearly ubiquitous bowtie, define the style of the new “dandy.” Described as “high-styled rebels” by author Shantrell...

Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde

Susan Pack

Released 24/05/17 Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836559485

At the intersection of the visual, graphic, and cinematic arts, film posters are a unique and thrilling record of a particular cultural Zeitgeist. This book brings together 250 posters fr...

Tree Houses: Fairy Tale Castles in the Air

Philip Jodidio

Released 16/05/17 Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836561877

The sky's the limit with 50 ingenious tree houses around the world The idea of climbing a tree for shelter, or just to see the earth from another perspective, is as old as humanity. In th...

Tattoo: An Illustrated Miscellany

Lal Hardy

Released 11/05/17 Label Robinson Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781472136923

London tattoo legend Lal Hardy reveals the fascinating hidden world of tattoo, past and present.


Charlotte Fiell

Released 30/04/17 Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836561631

William Morris (1834-1896) was one of the great figures of the 19th century-a pioneer of modern design. His work as a visionary designer, manufacturer, political activist and social refor...

The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

Released 27/04/17 Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836548397

From The Ugly Duckling to Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid to The Emperor's New Clothes, this beautifully-presented collection shares the eternal magic of these stories with a selection of ...

The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Brothers Grimm

Released 27/04/17 Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836548342

This illustrated collection of the fairy tales of the brothers Grimm contains some of their lesser known tales such as The Bremen Town Musicians and Mother Holle, as well as old favourite...

Co-Art: Artists on Creative Collaboration

Ellen Mara De Wachter

Released 24/04/17 Label Phaidon Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780714872889

Art history is traditionally presented as the individual's struggle for self-expression, yet over the past fifty years, the number of artists working collaboratively has grown exponential...

Winsor McCay: Little Nemo Airship

Alexander Braun

Released 20/04/17 Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836565356

Up, up, and away Meet Little Nemo, a diminutive hero of comic narrative, but one of the greatest dream voyagers of the 20th century. The master creation of Winsor McCay (1869 - 1934), res...

Man Who Designed the Future

B. Alexandra Szerlip

Released 20/04/17 Label melville house Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781612195629

A ninth-grade dropout who found himself at the center of the worlds of industry, advertising, theater, and even gaming, Bel Geddes designs included the first all-weather stadium, Manhatta...

The Short Story of Art: A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, Themes and Techniques

Susie Hodge

Released 17/04/17 Label laurence king Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781780679686

The Short Story of Art is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to contemporary i...

How to Draw Type and Influence People: A Font Activity Book

Sarah Hyndman

Released 17/04/17 Label laurence king Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781780679754

We are all type consumers and interact with type in our everyday lives. Typefaces in all shapes and sizes evoke an emotional response and trigger associated memories before we've even rea...

Mobitecture: Architecture on the Move

Rebecca Roke

Released 17/04/17 Label Phaidon Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780714873497

Celebrate mobile architecture in all its forms with this visual ode to life on the move. Ranging from quirky to sensible and from rustic to deluxe, featured projects include houseboats, h...

The Designer's Dictionary of Colour

Sean Adams

Released 11/04/17 Label Abrams Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781419726392

The Designer's Dictionary of Color provides an in-depth look at thirty colours key to art and graphic design. Organised by spectrum, in colour-by-colour sections for easy navigation, this...

Type Tells Tales

Steven Heller and Gail Anderson

Released 06/04/17 Label thames & hudson Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780500420577

Type Tells Tales focuses on typography that is integral to the message or story it is expressing. This is type that speaks – that is literally the voice of the narrator. And the narrator ...

Alcohol: Soviet Anti-Alcohol Posters

Damon Murray and Stephen Sorrell

Released 06/04/17 Label fuel publishing Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780993191152

The book includes examples from the 1960s through to the 1980s, but focuses on posters produced during Mikhail Gorbachev's campaign initiated in 1985. These posters attempted to sober up ...

Risomania: The New Spirit of Printing

John Z. Komurki

Released 30/03/17 Label Verlag Niggli Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783721209662

Graphic artists and designers from around the world have now rediscovered the risograph for themselves - along with other machines for similar almost forgotten techniques such as mimeogra...

Berlin in the 1920s

Rainer Metzger

Released 30/03/17 Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836550505

It was the decade of daring Expressionist canvases, of brilliant book design, of the Bauhaus total work of art, of pioneering psychology, of drag balls, cabaret, Metropolis, and Marlene D...

Becoming Leonardo

Mike Lankford

Released 30/03/17 Label melville house Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781612195957

While Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most discussed artists of all time, it's shocking how little is actually known about him at least, according to most of his biographies. Why did he l...

The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains

Jon Morris

Released 28/03/17 Label Quirk Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781594749322

Every hero needs a villain. But not all villains are dangerous some are incompetent, comical, or just weird. In his follow-up to The League of Regrettable Superheroes, author Jon Morris p...

Junk Type

Bill Rose

Released 28/03/17 Label rizzoli Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780789332653

Junk Type is a project driven by the passion of one man to document a disappearing aspect of American culture. Bill Rose aka Recapturist is a photographer and designer who has spent the l...

Raymond Pettibon: A Pen of All Work

Massimiliano Gioni and Gary Carrion-Murayari

Label Phaidon Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780714873695

This thorough, multifaceted assessment of Raymond Pettibon's entire career to date includes nearly 700 images, contributions from important figures in the art-historical and cultural fiel...

Graphic: 500 Designs that Matter

Phaidon Editors

Label Phaidon Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780714873848

The process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, space, image, and colour informs the way we connect across languages and cultures. Derived from the ...

The Jet Age Compendium: Paolozzi at Ambit

Eduardo Paolozzi

Label Four Corners Genre London Cat no. 9780954502584

From 1967, up until his death, Eduardo Paolozzi was involved with the innovative British literary magazine Ambit, using its pages as a space for some of his most experimental and innovati...

The Art of the Affair: An Illustrated History of Love, Sex, and Artistic Influence

Catherine Lacey and Forsyth Harmon

Label bloomsbury Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781632866554

Poet Robert Lowell died of a heart attack, clutching a portrait of his lover, Caroline Blackwood, painted by her ex-husband, Lucian Freud. Lowell was on his way to see his own ex-wife, El...

Make It Now!

Anthony Burrill

Label Virgin Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9780753545041

Full of inspiration, practical ideas and expert advice, this fun and uplifting book will get you thinking differently, give you the confidence to engage your creativity and get things don...

Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History

Bridget Quinn

Label Chronicle Books Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9781452152363

Historically, major women artists have been excluded from the mainstream art canon. Aligned with the resurgence of feminism in pop culture, Broad Strokes offers an entertaining corrective...

100 Illustrators

Steven Heller and Julius Wiedemann

Label taschen Genre Art & Design Cat no. 9783836522229

With featured artists including Istvan Banyai, Gary Baseman, Seymour Chwast, Paul Davis, Brad Holland Mirko Ili , Anita Kunz, and Christoph Niemann, the international overview provides an...