Showing 1 to 9 of 14 (2 Pages)

Card List Article

An intimate narrative history of porcelain, structured around five journeys through landscapes where porcelain was dreamed about, fired, refined, collected, and coveted.

Extraordinary new nonfiction, a gripping blend of history and memoir, by the author of the award-winning and bestselling international sensation, The Hare with..

USD12.99
  • User Rating Count: 7

Card List Article

“One of the finest writers of the new nonfiction” (Harper’s Bazaar) explores the role of art in our tumultuous modern era.

In this remarkable, inspiring collection of essays, acclaimed writer and critic Olivia Laing makes a brilliant case for why art matters, especially in the turbulent political weather of the twenty-first century.

USD12.99
  • User Rating Count: 5

Card List Article

Amantes del arte, escépticos y desconcertados: esta historia del arte moderno es para vosotros

¿Qué es el arte moderno? ¿Por qué se ama o se odia? ¿Y por qué es siempre tan exageradamente caro?

Will Gompertz, director de Arte de la BBC, exdirector de la Tate Gallery de Londres y uno de los mayores expertos..

USD11.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

A thoroughly revised edition of the classic on creativity, essential for individuals and teams who want to think outside the box.

Some people are naturally creative and others aren't, right? Wrong. In this classic book on creativity, James Adams takes a unique approach to generating ideas and solving problems that has captivated, inspired,..

USD12.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

“The most must-read of all must-reads.” —Marie Claire

“A kickass debut from start to finish.” 
Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad

Lee Cuddy is seventeen years old and on the run.
 
Betrayed by her family after..

USD12.99
  • User Rating Count: 25

Card List Article

Conceptual Frameworks can help you structure complex analyses, make better decisions and deliver persuasive presentations. This is the first book of its kind to bring together the most common framework types in a single, quick and easy-to-use guide to framework-building.

The framework types discussed in this book are:
* Hierarchies (or..

USD3.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

Using engineering performance evaluations to explore design alternatives during the conceptual phase of architectural design helps to understand the relationships between form and performance; and is crucial for developing well-performing final designs. Computer aided conceptual design has the potential to aid the design team in discovering and highlighting..

USD0
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

The phenomenon known as metaphor is an extremely complex mental event - we cannot capture its complexity if we tie ourselves to existing standard views on metaphor. This book offers fresh insight into metaphor, updating an established theory, conceptual metaphor theory (CMT), in the context of current cognitive linguistic theory, and clarifying many..

USD31.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

Winner of the Arts Club of Washington Marfield Prize
A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Selection

This "admiring and absorbing biography" (Deborah Solomon, The New York Times Book Review) charts Sam Wagstaff's incalculable influence on contemporary art, photography, and gay identity.
A legendary curator, collector,..

USD15.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

Drawing on unpublished documents and oral histories, an illustrated examination of an iconic artwork of an artist who has made a lifework of tactical evasion.
One wintry day in 1983, alongside other street sellers in the East Village, David Hammons peddled snowballs of various sizes. He had neatly laid them out in graduated rows and spent..

USD15.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

This popular text, now in its fourth edition, “unpacks” the various dimensions of literacy—linguistic and other sign systems; cognitive; sociocultural; and developmental—and at the same time accounts for the interrelationships among them. Distinguished by its examination of literacy from a multidimensional and interdisciplinary perspective,..

USD87.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

From the author of How to See the World comes a new history of white supremacist ways of seeing—and a strategy for dismantling them.

White supremacy is not only perpetuated by laws and police but also by visual culture and distinctive ways of seeing. Nicholas Mirzoeff argues that this form of “white sight” has a history...

USD17.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

Thom Rouse seems to have an unbridled artistic sensibility. In this book, he offers up for review sixty of his favorite fine-art images. Rouse takes photographers behind the scenes of his creative process, showing the starting point—always a portrait, captured by him—and then details the Photoshop tools and techniques he used and, sometimes, some..

USD19.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

A classic book about language acquisition and conceptual structure, with a new preface by the author, "The Secret Life of Verbs."
Before Steven Pinker wrote bestsellers on language and human nature, he wrote several technical monographs on language acquisition that have become classics in cognitive science. Learnability and Cognition,..

USD28.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

An Examination of the Practice Through the Years

Teaching the history of graphic design cannot simply be outlined by dates nor confined by places, but is defined by concepts and philosophies, as well as those who made, make, and inspire them. Teaching Graphic Design History is the first collection of essays, syllabi, and guides..

USD18.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

Just before the dawn of the new millennium, a curator at a New Jersey museum of natural history receives an unusual invitation from a celebrated fashion designer. She shares the curator’s fascination with the secrets of the animal kingdom—with camouflage and subterfuge—and she proposes that they collaborate on an exhibition, the nature of which..

USD9.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

With the increased use of computers, architecture has found itself in the midst of a plethora of possible uses. This book combines theoretical enquiry with practical implementation offering a unique perspective on the use of computers related to architectureal form and design. Notions of exaggeration, hybrid, kinetic, algorithmic, fold and warp are..

USD62.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

Reveals how the art of memory is the origin of the Masonic method

• Explains the classical techniques of the art of memory, how they were reworked by hermetic thinkers during the Renaissance, and how they contributed to the transformation of operative Freemasonry into speculative Freemasonry

• Traces the creation of speculative..

USD9.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

The idea that spatial cognition provides the foundation of linguistic meanings, even highly abstract meanings, has been put forward by a number of linguists in recent years. This book takes this proposal into new dimensions and develops a theoretical framework based on simple geometric principles. All speakers are conceptualisers who have a point of..

USD35.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

In The Algebraic Mind, Gary Marcus attempts to integrate two theories about how the mind works, one that says that the mind is a computer-like manipulator of symbols, and another that says that the mind is a large network of neurons working together in parallel. Resisting the conventional wisdom that says that if the mind is a large neural network..

USD28.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

An Essential Collection of Essays and Musings on Graphic Design from One of the Field's Leading Educators

In this wide-ranging compilation, art director, writer, and lecturer Steven Heller shares his passion for graphic design with readers, whom he invites to consider that design can be discerned in all things natural and manmade...

USD18.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

A gorgeously illustrated collection of contemporary prayers, affirmations, and meditations for anyone in need of guidance, reassurance, and peace.

Everyone has little moments of frustration, fear, or sadness, often littered throughout the day. Whether you are religious, spiritual, or just in need of some support, it is often in these..

USD11.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

This book shows how Shakespeare’s excellence as storyteller, wit and poet reflects the creative process of conceptual blending. Cognitive theory provides a wealth of new ideas that illuminate Shakespeare, even as he illuminates them, and the theory of blending, or conceptual integration, strikingly corroborates and amplifies both classic and current..

USD84.99
  • User Rating Count:

Card List Article

1915 malte Kasimir Malewitsch sein Schwarzes Quadrat, der Inbegriff der Gegenstandslosigkeit. Er verabschiedete sich von der Welt des Sichtbaren und schuf so eine neue Wirklichkeit der Farbe. Zwei Jahre später entstand eines der ersten Ready mades. Duchamps Fountain signalisierte, wie sehr der Ausstellungsort die Werke beeinflusst. Gleichzeitig stand..

USD23.99
  • User Rating Count: