Posts Tagged ‘book review’

Less & More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010


Check out my review of Gestalten‘s new Dieter Rams monograph at Coolhunting.com! It’s a comprehensive look at one of the 20th century’s most influential industrial designers…

*image courtesy of Gestalten, © Gestalten 2010

Arcadia

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

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In Greek mythology, “Arcadia” was an idyllic, remote mountain region where man lived in perfect harmony with nature. Gestalten‘s new book by the same title – Arcadia: Cross Country Style, Architecture and Design – demonstrates how modern design continues to facilitate a lifestyle in tune with our natural surroundings, featuring incredible architecture, bespoke furniture and interior design projects from around the globe.

Check out my full review at Coolhunting.com!

*Images courtesy of Gestalten

Richard Meier: Architect, Volume 5

Friday, October 9th, 2009

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Check out my new Coolhunting.com review of Richard Meier: Architect, the fifth volume in Rizzoli’s popular series. Focusing on the Pritzker-Prize winning architect’s work from 2004-2009, the book reveals that 45 years in, Meier‘s only getting better…

Image courtesy of Rizzoli.

Fashion & Food: 100 American Designers

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

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In honor of Fashion Week in New York, I just reviewed Assouline‘s new cookbook – American Fashion Cookbook: 100 Designers’ Best Recipes – for BehindtheBurner.com. The book features designers favorite recipes, along with original illustrations, by the likes of Diane von Furstenberg, Isaac Mizrahi, Carolina Herrera, Donna Karan, Tory Burch, Derek Lam, Nicole Miller and many more. The site’s also featuring a handful of the designer recipes from the book throughout the week. Check it out at BehindtheBurner.com!