Livres en VO

  • Septime, La Cave, Clamato, D'une île Nouv.

    French cuisine for today's kitchens. An evocative, intimate food monograph by the duo behind one of the most acclaimed restaurant collections in France - the Michelin starred restaurant group that has moved French cuisine from the ceremony and grandeur of haute cuisine to a lighter, fresher and more approachable style of cooking.

    This much-anticipated debut book celebrates ten years of chef Bertrand Grébaut and partner Théophile Pourriat's success. Its highly inspiring recipes demonstrate how they have moved French cuisine away from the ceremony and grandeur of haute cuisine. By introducing an air of simplicity and modernity to their cooking, they gained a legion of admirers, not only for their much-praised Parisian restaurant Septime but for their work in all four of their premises featured in the book. With a preface by acclaimed chef Alain Passard and natural winemaker Thierry Puzelat.

  • Anglais Paul Smith

    Tony Chambers

    A timely celebration of British design legend Sir Paul Smith and his one-of-a-kind creativity.

    This new monograph captures the unique spirit of British fashion icon Sir Paul Smith through 50 objects chosen by Sir Paul himself for the inspiration they have provided him over the years - from a wax plate of spaghetti and a Dieter Rams radio to a Mario Bellini Cab chair and a bicycle seat. Each object has impacted his worldview, his creative process, and his adherence to a design approach that's always imbued with distinctly British wit and eccentricity.

  • The most in-depth exploration of one of the most important, innovative, and creative architecture practices working today.

    For the last twenty years Studio Gang, led by Jeanne Gang, has created buildings that, while spectacular, also deal with the most urgent problems of our time - inequality, climate change, and the challenges of urbanism. The studio's award-winning body of work spans multiple scales and typologies worldwide. This book showcases 25 exceptional projects - including the Aqua Tower and O'Hare International Airport in Chicago and Solar Carve Tower in New York City - that collectively demonstrate Studio Gang's bold, collaborative, research-based design approach.

  • A spectacular visual biography of the life and work of Le Corbusier - one of the twentieth century's most influential architects A decade after its first publication, the bestselling monograph Le Corbusier Le Grand is finally available in a new paperback edition. Documenting the life and work of one of the giants of twentieth-century architecture and design, the book presents an array of sketches, photographs, and correspondences, charting the vast and varied output of Le Corbusier, an artist who continues to fascinate those inside and outside the architectural world.

  • Les Wallpaper* City Guides proposent au voyageur amateur de design, un choix rigoureux des meilleures adresses qu'une ville peut offrir, dans une mise en pages sobre et élégante. Précis et pratiques, ils réunissent toutes les informations nécessaires pour vous faire découvrir de l'intérieur les villes les plus enivrantes du monde. Que vous voyagiez pendant 48 heures ou une semaine, que ce soit pour affaires ou pour le plaisir, nous avons sélectionné pour vous les meilleurs restaurants, bars et hôtels (et les chambres à retenir), les sites et les magasins les plus incroyables, et réalisations les plus séduisantes en matière de design et d'architecture. Nous espérons vous faire sortir des sentiers battus et, quelle que soit la durée de votre séjour, vous donner une réelle perception de la géographie de la ville ainsi que la satisfaction d'avoir vu l'essentiel. En bref, ces guides sont autant de passeports pour découvrir ce qu'il se fait de mieux à travers le monde. Bon voyage!

  • Vitamin T : threads & textiles in contemporary art Nouv.

    Now in paperback - the acclaimed survey of 100 global artists, chosen by experts for their work with threads, stitching, and textiles.

    Celebrating tapestry, embroidery, stitching, textiles, knitting, and knotting as used by visual artists worldwide, leading curators, critics, and art professionals have nominated 100 global living artists for inclusion in this stunning and wide-ranging survey. As boundaries between art and craft have blurred, artists have increasingly embraced these materials and methods, with the resulting works being coveted by collectors and exhibited in museums worldwide. Now available in paperback, Phaidon's acclaimed survey is a vibrant and incredibly timely survey - the first of its kind.

  • Since the samurai battles of the 15th century, Kyoto has avoided confrontation by preserving the old and tolerating the new, which is what makes it so alluring.
    This is a place where mixologists use tea-ceremony techniques to pour a single malt in a bar so minimal you can't see any bottles, and artisans use ancestral methods to make fabric for Lady Gaga's shoes.

  • A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the design-conscious visitor. Each Wallpaper* City Guide unearths the most happening restaurants and nightlife, the buzziest hotels, the most influential art galleries and enticing retail, the very best in local design, and the historical styles and contemporary architecture that define a destination. Local writers have delved deep into the urban psyche to enable you to come away from your trip, however brief, with a real flavour of the creative scene and the satisfaction you've seen all that you should.

  • Look beyond the cinematic backdrop and you'll fi nd a burgeoning creative scene. Beginning in the late noughties, this has led to the launch of major galleries focusing on Czech and Slovak talent. Many of them are found in Holešovice, which used to be off piste but is now one of the city's most exciting enclaves, due to its arty hotspots and lively club culture.

  • Your passport to global style, Wallpaper* City Guides present an insider's checklist of all you need to know about the world's most intoxicating cities. Under slick Pantone covers, these pocket-sized travel bibles unearth the hippest nightlife, the buzziest hotels, the coolest retail, the most influential art galleries and cultural spaces, the best in local design and the contemporary architecture that defines a city.

    Perfectly sized for travel, discreet and easy to use, so you don't feel like a tourist, these books are ideal for either extended breaks or business trips. They are rigorously researched, and curated by an extensive network of experts, from in-house editors to in-the-know local correspondents. The series now covers more than 100 dynamic destinations.

    /> - Focus on architecture, design, luxury and style.
    - 55 stunning original colour photographs.
    - A unique barometer of the contemporary scene.
    - Eight main chapters with 11,000 words of insight.
    - A map colour-coded by the hippest neighbourhoods.

    Published November 2018.

  • At Nike, the desire to be the best is a journey, not a destination-better is always temporary.
    Nike: Better is Temporary is a landmark publication that charts Nike's transformation from rebellious upstart to global phenomenon.
    This immersive visual survey offers an unprecedented, behind-the-scenes exploration into Nike's ethos-driven design formula, placing industry-defining innovations and globally recognized products alongside previously unpublished designs, prototypes, insider stories, and more.
    Beginning with "Breaking2," an introduction detailing Nike's 2017 attempt to facilitate a sub-two-hour marathon, the book lays out in five thematic chapters Nike's focus on performance, brand expression, collaboration, inclusive design, and sustainability.
    The book's extraordinary design also nods to its contents. The striking cover features overlapping silkscreened layers of Nike's proprietary Volt yellow and Hyperpunch pink colors overlaying an image of world-champion marathoner Eliud Kipchoge printed in a half-tone dot pattern. The book's spine, visible through the clear jacket, showcases a series of colored tabs that extend from its interior pages.
    Combining 500 color illustrations with stories, insights, knowledge, passion, and history shared by Nike's remarkable team, Nike: Better is Temporary will serve as a manual of innovation and inspiration for generations to come.

  • Les Wallpaper* City Guides proposent au voyageur amateur de design, un choix rigoureux des meilleures adresses qu'une ville peut offrir, dans une mise en pages sobre et élégante. Précis et pratiques, ils réunissent toutes les informations nécessaires pour vous faire découvrir de l'intérieur les villes les plus enivrantes du monde. Que vous voyagiez pendant 48 heures ou une semaine, que ce soit pour affaires ou pour le plaisir, nous avons sélectionné pour vous les meilleurs restaurants, bars et hôtels (et les chambres à retenir), les sites et les magasins les plus incroyables, et réalisations les plus séduisantes en matière de design et d'architecture. Nous espérons vous faire sortir des sentiers battus et, quelle que soit la durée de votre séjour, vous donner une réelle perception de la géographie de la ville ainsi que la satisfaction d'avoir vu l'essentiel. En bref, ces guides sont autant de passeports pour découvrir ce qu'il se fait de mieux à travers le monde. Bon voyage!

  • The latest instalment of this indispensable survey of contemporary drawing, chosen by the world's leading art experts.

    Over the past 50 years, drawing has been elevated from a supporting role to a primary medium, ranking alongside painting as a central art form.
    Since the publication of Vitamin D (2005) and D2 (2013), contemporary artists have continued to explore drawing's possibilities - from intimate to large-scale works, in a diversity of mark-making processes and materials. Vitamin D3 showcases more than 100 such artists, nominated by more than 70 international art experts.

  • A richly illustrated, authoritative global survey of the best and most creative interior designers and decorators working today.

    Our surroundings are the key to our comfort and happiness, and we're endlessly inspired by the creative professionals that show us how to put a personal stamp on the spaces we inhabit.
    This gorgeous book is a timely, comprehensive showcase of the most exceptional, innovative, and groundbreaking interior designers working today, nominated by an esteemed group of industry experts and thoughtfully curated to demonstrate why the world of interior design continues to raise the bar of creative practice.

  • Anglais Raw

    Solla Eiriksdottir

    Raw, by acclaimed Icelandic cook Solla Eiriksdóttir, was first published in 2016, when the concept of raw food was relatively new.
    Now a widely accepted route to healthy eating, her book features 75 healthy and delicious mainly raw recipes, introducing readers to an approach to ethical and sustainable eating that has found its way into the everyday diets of people around the world. Divided into five chapters - breakfast, snacks, light lunches, main dishes, and sweet treats - the book abounds with bright, fresh tastes such as turmeric tostadas, quinoa pizza, kelp noodles with tofu, and vegan vanilla ice cream.
    - Award-wining cook Solla Eiríksdóttir is the owner of Gló in Reykjavik - Iceland's most popular vegetarian and raw-food restaurant. She opened Gló twenty years ago, and today runs five successful restaurants, an organic market, and her own organic food brand.
    She has published five cookbooks and her cuisine has gained an international reputation.
    Key Selling Points - Now available in paperback - bringing this exciting, groundbreaking recipe collection to a new audience of health-conscious home cooks - Every recipe in this delicious selection of plant- based dishes is vegetarian, and many are raw, vegan, and/or gluten-free, making it ideally suited for a wide range of appetites and dietary requirements - The approach capitalizes on the global movement toward vegetable-based cuisine - which has now evolved from a food trend to a genuine lifestyle preference for millions of people around the world - Gorgeous photographs exemplify the book's focus on simple ingredients and clean living

  • The groundbreaking sculptor's most comprehensive monograph to date.

    Jean-Michel Othoniel is an artist who creates sculptures that explore themes of fragility, transformation, and ephemerality. Using the repetition of such modular elements as bricks or beads, his work deploys various strategies that hint at loss and despair - cracks in his objects' perfect surfaces, negative spaces and, early in his career, transient materials such as sulfur. The most authoritative study of the artist's work to date, it includes intimate gallery pieces as well as monumental public commissions around the world.

  • Soled out : the golden age of sneaker advertising Nouv.

    A riotous, 720-page celebration of sneakers, as told through the medium of vintage print advertising.

    Soled Out is an epic compilation of nearly 900 vintage print advertisements sourced from the golden age of sneakers. Featuring sporting and cultural icons such as Andre Agassi, Paula Abdul, Bo Jackson, Michael Jordan, MC Hammer, and Shaquille O'Neal, every page is packed with unforgettable imagery, bold graphics, and outrageous trash talk devised by the footwear industry's biggest players. Sit back and enjoy the spectacular scenery ahead as Soled Out powers through a 720-page marathon celebration of the rubber, leather, and mesh we wear on our feet!

  • Video/art: the first fifty years Nouv.

    The curator who founded MoMA's video program recounts the artists and events that defined the medium's first 50 years.

    Since the introduction of portable consumer electronics nearly a half century ago, artists throughout the world have adapted their latest technologies to art-making. In this book, curator Barbara London traces the history of video art as it transformed into the broader field of media art - from analog to digital, small TV monitors to wall-scale projections, and clunky hardware to user-friendly software. In doing so, she reveals how video evolved from fringe status to be seen as one of the foremost art forms of today.

  • Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016 is the photographer's follow-up to her two landmark compilations, Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990 and A Photographer's Life, 1990- 2005. For this new collection, Leibovitz has selected the best and most representative portraits from her recent work. The pictures document contemporary culture with an artist's eye, wit, and an uncanny ability to personalize even the most recognizable and distinguished figures.
    Annie Leibovitz is one of the most influential photographers of our time. Her career spans nearly five decades, starting in 1970, when she began creating what became her legendary work for Rolling Stone. Since the 1980s, she has expanded her repertoire at Vanity Fair and Vogue and in independent projects. She is the recipient of many honours, including being named a Living Legend by the Library of Congress.
    There are over 150 subjects in Portraits 2005- 2016, including Venus and Serena Williams, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, LeBron James, Sheryl Sandberg, Anna Wintour, Leonard Cohen, Jasper Johns, Caitlyn Jenner, Gloria Steinem, Joan Didion, Barack Obama, and Queen Elizabeth II.
    - Key Selling Points - Leibovitz contributes an essay explaining how her work has evolved since 2005, which includes anecdotes about specific shoots - The photographs are reproduced at large scale and document significant cultural figures - A Photographer's Life, 1990-2005 was a New York Times bestseller

  • Anglais Ferrari

    Andrew Nahum

    Ferrari is an extraordinary company that emerged as World War II receded in Italy, combining collegiality, an almost religious dedication, and dictatorship in equal parts.
    Above all, it was impelled by the remorseless ambition of its founder Enzo Ferrari. Richly illustrated with personal ephemera, technical drawings, master models, and luxurious product shots, this in-depth exploration of Ferrari - the man, company, cars, and clientele - reveals what goes into the making of, many would argue, the world's most desirable car brand.
    - Andrew Nahum is principal curator of technology and engineering at the Science Museum, London.
    In 2005, he led the curatorial team in the development of the exhibition 'Inside the Spitfire', and previously directed the creation of the major new synoptic gallery at the museum on the history of technology and science entitled 'Making the Modern World'.
    Key Selling Points - Published on the occasion of the Design Museum's headline exhibition in November 2017 - An in-depth and revealing book on one of the world's most powerful, desirable, and recognizable car brands - Features exceptional and noteworthy Ferraris, each one chosen for its particular significance in the history of the company - Beautifully illustrated with full-size wooden 'masters' from Ferrari's bodywork designers, engineering drawings, and styling sketches, as well as memorabilia, documents, and personal items - A must-have for Ferrari enthusiasts and car fans, as well as anyone wanting to know more about one of the most famous brands in history

  • The first book to comprehensively document the 140-year history and influence of Finland's legendary product design brand.

    Iittala is a world-renowned master of Finnish design, producing objects that are as timeless and beautiful as they are essential. Here, for the first time, products and images from different decades are brought together to document the company's growth dynamically from a small glass workshop in a remote village to one of the design world's most recognisable brands.
    The result: a lavishly illustrated chronicle of Iittala's fabulous designs, progressive philosophies, and unique working methods

  • An inspiring collection of the extraordinary private spaces of 250 of the world's most creative people, past and present.

    Life Meets Art is an unparalleled behind-thescenes tour of some of the most fascinating, inspirational and unique home interiors in the world. The living spaces of hundreds of the globe's most talented people in the spheres of art, design, fashion, literature, music, and fi lm, here provide inspiration for anyone fascinated by stylish living, creative interior design and the myriad possibilities for home decor. It's a fascinating glimpse into the homes of some of the greatest creatives in history - painters, sculptors, novelists, poets, fashion designers, composers, musicians, architects, and more.

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