Long before the first computer-generated 3-D images, M.C. Escher was a master of the third dimension. His impossible geometry and illusions, bordering between the scientific and psychological, are an homage to the possibilities of the human mind. This collection presents the artist's key graphic works and illustrations in stunning full-page...
This superbly illustrated guide features over 530 of the wildflowers of Ireland with more than 1,200 of the author's photographs. This is a must for enthusiasts of all ages and experience and a complementary companion to the author's Wildflowers of Ireland - A Personal Record.
Considered a founding father of modern painting, Vincent van Gogh is also one of the most famed tragic figures in art history. This comprehensive introduction brings together a detailed account of the artist's life with a complete catalog of his 871 paintings.
Fonts have different personalities that can create trust, mistrust, give you confidence, make things seem easier to do or make a product taste better. This book explains why certain fonts or styles evoke particular experiences and associations. It explores how you respond to fonts emotionally and can make fonts work for your message.
A pocket-sized guide that takes you through everything you need to know to start crocheting, from choosing yarn to making your first slip knot. It takes you step-by-step through stitches and techniques so you can master crochet patterns. With explanations of crochet charts and abbreviations, it summarizes the essential tips needed to crochet.
An intimate and inventively presented biography of Eileen Gray, an industrial designer who made revolutionary work with lacquer and whose architectural opus, E1027, has long been incorrectly attributed to Le Corbusier.
The greenhouse is one of the most useful tools a gardener can have. It is a place to propagate seedlings, nurture young plants, experiment with exotic planting and hide from the rain. This book provides the information and advice you may need to set up a greenhouse and get your planting going.