Fritz Kahn. Infographics PioneerFritz Kahn (1888–1968) was a German doctor, educator, popular science writer, and information graphics pioneer. Chased out of Germany by the Nazis, who banned and burned his books, Kahn emigrated to Palestine, then France, and finally the United States to continue his..
Gaudí. The Complete Works. 40th Ed.The life of Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) was full of complexity and contradictions. As a young man he joined the Catalonian nationalist movement and was critical of the church; toward the end of his life he devoted himself completely to the construction of one single s..
Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art: 20 YearsMexico accounts for one of the richest and most diverse folk arts in the world. The artisans´ mastery in different materials such as clay, wood, stone, textiles, metals, leather and plant fibers reflects an aura of genius and creativity that has been passed..
Green ArchitectureThe most exciting new buildings today are almost all environmentally aware, sustainable, and conceived to consume less energy than ever before. Discover the best examples of green projects from the Architecture Now! series in this handy Bibliotheca Universalis edition.Celebrated ar..
Gustav Klimt. Drawings and PaintingsA century after his death, Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862–1918) still startles with his unabashed eroticism, dazzling surfaces, and artistic experimentation. In this neat, dependable monograph, we gather all of Klimt’s major works alongside authoritative art h..
Handmade Carpet: A Comprehensive Guide to Contemporary RugsFor the first time, a lavishly illustrated book shows how traditional handmade rugs and carpets have become vehicles for contemporary trends and used in interior design and home decorationThe authors’ work in journalism and rug production ov..
Haute BordureThis book presents embroidery in fashion. It includes clothes and accessories that were made or worn in the Netherlands from the late 16th century until today, and range from 18th-century men’s waistcoats to Roaring Twenties dresses and the latest creations by Gucci and Balmain. Readers..
Hieronymus Bosch. The Complete Works. 40th Ed.Only 20 paintings and eight drawings are confidently assigned to Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450–1516) but in their fantastical visions they have secured his place as one of the most cult artists in history. 500 years on from his death, h..
Historische Spitzen: Die Leopold-Ilké-Sammlung im Textilmuseum St. Gallen The first publication on the collection of Leopold Iklé presenting handmade lace from over 400 yearsFull size images showing bobbin lace and needlepoint in detail, supplemented by an appendix giving additional technical i..
History of Information GraphicsIn the age of big data and digital distribution, when news travel ever further and faster and media outlets compete for a fleeting slice of online attention, information graphics have swept center stage. At once nuanced and neat, they distill abstract ideas, complex st..
Homes For Our Time. Contemporary Houses around the World. 40th Ed.Across small cottages and lavish villas, beach houses and forest refuges, discover the world’s finest crop of new homes. This cutting-edge global digest features such talents as Shigeru Ban and Marcio Kogan alongside up-and-coming nam..
Horror CinemaGet ready to quake in fear with this revised and expanded edition of our history of horror cinema. This chilling volume packs 640 pages full with the finest slashers, ghosts, zombies, cannibals, and more, curating the very creepiest screen creations from the flickering spooks of the 192..