New Releases: Spring 2021
New Releases: Spring 2021
OBJECTS: USA 2020
By Glenn Adamson
The Monacelli Press, 2020
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A LABOUR OF LOVE
By Lidewij Edelkoort & Philip Fimmano
Reflecting on lessons gained during the past year, trend forecasters Edelkoort and Fimmano refocus on a more mindful and altruistic approach to design. Highlighting material practices centered in sustainability, the book is divided into 12 themes that introduce contemporary designers working at the intersection of handmade and technology. Purchase this title.
THE V&A BOOK OF COLOR IN DESIGN
Edited by Tim Travis
Thames & Hudson, 2020
Through the lens of the extensive collection held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, this publication explores the history and enduring significance of color as both a decorative enhancement and a deeply symbolic intention. Purchase this title.
OLGA DE AMARAL: TO WEAVE A ROCK
By Anna Walker & Laura Mott
This first comprehensive publication of architect-turned-weaver Olga de Amaral’s work in the United States includes new essays that explore her artistic innovations, as well as her contributions to Latin American abstraction. The essays and work position Amaral among canonical figures of the same era, including Ruth Asawa and Christo. Purchase this title.
By Parsons Healthy Materials Lab at the New School
Across 12 in-depth episodes on one sustainable material each, the design research team at Parsons uncovers the history, environmental impacts, and cultural implications of the building blocks of making. Season one focuses on the super plant hemp. Listen to this podcast.
By Raye Zaragoza and Erica Elan
With insightful interviews on topics such as rest, creating in solitude, and the “artist sigma,” Zaragoza and Elan inspire creative wellness of body, mind, and spirit. Listen to this podcast.
PRINTS AND THEIR MAKERS
By Phil Sanders
Princeton Architectural Press, 2020
From the beginning, printmaking has been about multiplying and magnifying human stories. Using artist case studies and gorgeous contemporary and historical prints, Sanders amplifies the story of printmaking itself, exploring today’s fine art printmaking in the context of the traditions, techniques, and processes developed over centuries. Purchase this title.
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