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Guerilla Furniture Design: How to Build Lean, Modern Furniture with Salvaged Materials

Will Holman - Storey Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

This innovative collection features 35 simple, inexpensive projects that you can make from salvaged and upcycled materials -- cardboard, metal, plastic, and wood. The projects include tables, shelving units, chairs, lamps, and more, in a variety of styles. Many are stackable and easily...
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Pet Photography: Design Irresistible Portraits of Dogs, Cats, People with Their Animals and Much More

Kay Eskridge - Amherst Media
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

People love their pets. In recent years, it's become clear that owners are willing to part with their hard­ earned money to pamper their pets - and to chronicle the special bond they share with them. Consequently, pet photography has seen a surge in popularity, and more and more photographers...
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The $11 Billion Year: From Sundance to the Oscars, an Inside Look at the Changing Hollywood System

Anne Thompson - Newmarket Pr
Pages: 297
Format: Paperback

Chronicling the making and marketing of movies released in 2012, from low-budget indies to studio blockbusters, a reporter who has written about Hollywood for more than twenty-five years covers every aspect of the billion-dollar global motion picture industry.
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How to Mix Colors

Parramón Editorial Team - Barron's Educational Series
Format: Hardcover

Art students and amateur painters alike will find advice and instruction in Barron's popular Pocket Art Guides series. Each title focuses on a specific aspect of painting or drawing, and includes tips that even experienced professionals will find helpful. These information-packed books...
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Stand Up Straight and Sing!

Jessye Norman - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

One of America's most admired and decorated artists tells her amazing story, from her childhood in the South to the world's greatest stages.Jessye Norman is not only one of the world's most admired and beloved singers, she is an American icon whose life story is as moving and dramatic...
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The Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music: The Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights

Dean Alger - University of North Texas Press
Format: eBook

Lonnie Johnson (1894–1970) was a virtuoso guitarist who influenced generations of musicians from Django Reinhardt to Eric Clapton to Bill Wyman and especially B. B. King. Born in New Orleans, he began playing violin and guitar in his father’s band at an early age. When most of his family...
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Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America

Larry Smith - Kingswell
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat marries the phenomenon of Larry Smith's successful Six-Word Memoirs with ABC and 20th Century Fox Television's hit comedy Fresh Off the Boat. The book captures hundreds of takes on the immigration experience, from every-day people as well as world-famous...
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The 21st-Century Art Book

The Editors of Phaidon Press - Phaidon Press
Format: Hardcover

The 21sthyphenCentury Art Book is an AhyphentohyphenZ guide of contemporary artists featuring established arthyphenworld figures Maurizio Cattelan, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Wall alongside rising stars of the next generations. Global in scope, the book features work from 50 countries across...
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Elvis and Ginger: Elvis Presley's Fiancée and Last Love Finally Tells Her Story

Ginger Alden - Berkley
Format: Hardcover

ELVIS PRESLEY'S FIANCÉE AND LAST LOVE FINALLY TELLS HER STORY "Elvis, you and I know the truth and unfortunately you're not here to set the record straight. With this book, I will try to..." Elvis Presley and Graceland were fixtures in the life of Ginger Alden, having...
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