CabinsEver since Henry David Thoreau’s described his two years, two months, and two days of refuge existence at Walden Pond, Massachusetts, in Walden, or, Life in the Woods (1854), the idea of a cabin dwelling has seduced the modern psyche.In the past decade, as our material existence and environmen..
Caravaggio. The Complete Works. 40th Ed.Caravaggio, or more accurately Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), was always a name to be reckoned with. Notorious bad boy of Italian painting, the artist was at once celebrated and controversial: violent in temper, precise in technique, a creative..
Case Study Houses. The Complete CSH Program 1945-1966. 40th Ed.The Case Study House program (1945–1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 pr..
Christian Dior: The Spirit of PerfumesThis volume showcases the perfumes of Christian Dior against the backdrop of his life―the Belle Epoque of his youth, the “Roaring Twenties” of his young adulthood and the postwar period of his success as a fashion designer and perfumer. From 1946, before his fir..
Christie's: The Jewellery Archives RevealedCompiled with full access to Christie’s famous archivesReveals the romance, drama, intrigue - even danger - attached to some of the world’s most storied jewelsExpertly curating Christie’s extensive archives, Vincent Meylan has drawn out the key details of e..
Christo and Jeanne-Claude. 40th Ed.The works of Christo and Jeanne-Claude are monuments of transience. Gigantic in scale, they are always temporary, created to exist only for a limited time and to leave unique, unrepeatable impressions. “From the smallest of the Packages made in Paris in the early 1..
Christopher Dresser TextilesA significant collection of textile works from a prolific yet often-overlooked designer, whose influence is felt to this dayDresser stands out among his contemporaries, both for his efforts to make good designs affordable and his embracing of mechanisationWritten by a ren..
Complete Process Color Chart: Four-Color superimposition gold and silverThe CMYK Complete Color Chart explores 50,000 CMYK combinations for design, prepress and printing.More Convenient: Unique SkuKou Color Sequence retrieval design. the use of more convenient. the use of more convenient. For you to..
Contemporary Concrete BuildingsConcrete? That characterless stuff of parking lots or Communist tower blocks, right? Well, yes. And no. Concrete is actually a name applied to a remarkably wide range of building substances, and, when properly handled, is one of the noble materials of contemporary arch..
Contemporary Jewellery in Portugal: From the Avant-Garde of the 1960s to the Early 21st CenturyFirst critical examination of the history of Portugese art jewelryText is based on personal interviews with various artists and detailed archival researchAccompanied an exhibition at Museu Calouste Gulbenk..
Corbella Milano: The First Italian Manufacturer of Jewellery and Weapons for the TheatreIn 1865, the Corbella Company, which proclaimed itself the “First Italian Manufacturer of Jewelry and Weapons for the Theatre,” was founded in the heart of Milan. From the very beginning of its long history, it s..
Costumes and Textiles of Awadh: From the Era of Nawabs to Modern TimesAwadh has historically been among the most important regions in India, politically, religiously and socially, and holds a vital position with respect to the development of Indian fashion. As such, fashion and history are not mutua..