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Accessible America: A History of Disability and Design

BESS WILLIAMSON · NYU Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A history of design that is often overlooked - until we need it Have you ever hit the big blue button to activate automatic doors? Have you ever used an ergonomic kitchen tool? Have you ever used curb cuts to roll a stroller across an intersection? If you have, then you've benefited...
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The First Time: Stories & Songs from Music Icons

Matt Everitt · Laurence King Publishing
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Taken from the acclaimed BBC Radio 6 Music show, The First Time invites you inside the lives of some of the music world's most notable legends.From Alice Cooper to Yoko Ono, Courtney Love to Elton John, follow their lives and careers starting with their first musical memories, first...
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Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World

Neil Gaiman · William Morrow
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

A stunning and timely creative call-to-arms combining four extraordinary written pieces by Neil Gaiman illustrated with the striking four-color artwork of Chris Riddell."The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before." - Neil GaimanDrawn...
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Charleston: A Bloomsbury House & Garden

Quentin Bell · White Lion Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Set in the heart of the Sussex Downs, Charleston Farmhouse is the most important remaining example of Bloomsbury decorative style, created by the painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. Quentin Bell, the younger son of Clive and Vanessa Bell, and his daughter Virghinia Nicholson, tell the story...
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The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Lettering: A comprehensive guide to more than 100 traditional calligraphy and hand-lettering techniques

Cari Ferraro · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Lettering provides expert instruction on the intricacies of traditional lettering techniques, as well as an introduction to contemporary hand-lettering formats. From selecting the appropriate tools, such as pens, nibs, brushes, inks, and papers, to learning...
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Game Faces: Early Baseball Cards from the Library of Congress

Peter Devereaux · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

A charming gift book showcasing baseball cards from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries alongside photos from the early days of the nation's beloved pastimeGame Faces showcases rare and colorful baseball cards from the Library of Congress's Benjamin K. Edwards Collection,...
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Handel in London: A Genius and His Craft

Jane Glover · Pegasus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A rich and evocative account of the life and work of one of the world's favorite composers -- from the acclaimed author of Mozart's Women.In 1712, a young German composer followed his princely master to London and would remain there for the rest of his life. That master would become...
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Rethinking Acrylic: Radical Solutions For Exploiting The World's Most Versatile Medium

Patti Brady · North Light Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Revolutionize your work with acrylics! Get ready for the creative ride of your life! Tradition is out, experimentation is in with this cutting-edge how-to sampler of techniques to use with acrylic, the world's most versatile medium. Inside, you'll find inventive, non-traditional,...
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Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman

Jeffreen M Hayes · GILES
Pages: 156
Format: Hardcover

This is a timely, visual, exploration of the fascinating life and lasting legacy of sculptor Augusta Savage (1892-1962) , who overcame poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination to become one of America's most influential twentieth-century artists. Her story is one of community-building,...
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Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated History

DK · DK
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

This DK visual guide to ballet history goes beyond other ballet books, with beautiful photography that captures famous dancers and key stories.Discover more than 70 of the most famous ballet dances, from The Nutcracker and Swan Lake to The Rite of Spring. Learn the stories behind renowned...
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