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Current Reading: Design Act - Socially and Politically Engaged Design Today. Critical Roles and Emerging Tactics

The intermeshing perspective of these forward thinking experts renders this book a kind of  reservoir of provocative ideasThe intermeshing perspective of these forward thinking experts renders this book a kind of reservoir of provocative ideas

Oh wow! A manifesto the way manifestos are supposed to look...grim and loaded with much gravtitas!

CURRENT READING: THE LAST MOGUL: LEW WASSERMAN, MCA And The Hidden History Of Hollywood: Dennis McDougal

Wasserman was the undisputed master of Hollywood in his role as Chairman of MCA UniversalWasserman was the undisputed master of Hollywood in his role as Chairman of MCA Universal

Sometimes a good book completes a good look. Which is sort of antithetical thinking in fashion.

Current Reading: FUSE 1-20 : Taschen

Research Studios ParisResearch Studios est un réseau d’agences d’identité de marque et de communication visuelle.Research Studios ParisResearch Studios est un réseau d’agences d’identité de marque et de communication visuelle.
“FUSE was a project ahead of its time and is now even more vital in informing our understanding of our new digital communications space. It shows how important the need is for a constant state of experimental language. Its amazing to have this chance to re-view this vital collection of creative work for which we are delighted to partner with Tachen books.”

Neville Brody, Creative Director of the Research Studios Network

CURRENT READING: STEPHANE COUTELLE: SHOEBOX STUDIOS

Coutelle pays tribute to their identity and their peculiarity, both perhaps even more short lived than their youthCoutelle pays tribute to their identity and their peculiarity, both perhaps even more short lived than their youth

EAGERLY ANTICIPATING: Mugaritz : A Natural Science of Cooking: PHAIDON: Coming May 2012

Mugaritz, has  been called a “genius” by Food and Wine Magazine,Mugaritz, has been called a “genius” by Food and Wine Magazine,

Oh the legends of Mugaritz, the influential restaurant in northern Spain that inspires pilgrimages amongst the foodies.

CURRENT READING: RESCUE MISSIONS: FREDERICK BUSCH

The  Gallimard cover of this beautiful body of work illustrates the impact Busch's fiction has had  internationallyThe Gallimard cover of this beautiful body of work illustrates the impact Busch's fiction has had internationally

Shortly before he in died in 2006, the novelist and essayist, Frederick Busch described what would turn out to be his final book, as stories, " about people embarking on physical journeys to help out loved ones, former lovers, children, parents.”

CURRENT READING: A Visual Inventory : John Pawson: Phaidon

A unique opportunity to look alongside a designer famed for his remarkable eyeA unique opportunity to look alongside a designer famed for his remarkable eye

John Pawson photography? Who knew such a thing existed. You would expect it to be precise. And it is.

CURRENT READING: BRAZILIAN STYLE : ARMAND LIMNANDER : Assouline

"very useful for deciphering the cryptic by-ways of Sao Paulo's visual coding ""very useful for deciphering the cryptic by-ways of Sao Paulo's visual coding "

I couldn't bear to upload the vivid Carmen Miranda cover of " Brazilian Style", the Assouline tome that certainly doesn't dodge the clichés that come to mind when thinking of Brazil.

TI IS MAD FOR: VIVIANE SASSEN'S PARASOMNIA

Parasomnia is a category of sleep disorder whose symptoms include abnormal dreams, nightmares, and sleepwalking.Parasomnia is a category of sleep disorder whose symptoms include abnormal dreams, nightmares, and sleepwalking.

"The incredible high chromatic of Viviane Sassen's colors in Parasomina renders the book a Reference Library must purchase!

CURRENT READING: THE EMANCIPATED SPECTATOR: Jacques Rancière :Translated by Gregory Elliott

"Emancipated Spectator" , succinctly address a definitive cultural shift in our post-digital media landscape"Emancipated Spectator" , succinctly address a definitive cultural shift in our post-digital media landscape

It was the title that startled me. It brought me to a stop

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