Laurence King Spring 2013

Please find below a selection
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of our bestselling titles

Let’s Make Some Great Art
978 1 85669 786 6
US$19.95 PB

Sticker Fashionista
978 1 78067 017 1
US$12.95 PB

Let’s Make Some
Great Fingerprint Art
978 1 78067 015 7
US$14.95 PB

My Wonderful World of Fashion
A Book for Drawing, Creating,
and Dreaming

100 Ideas that Changed Art
978 1 85669 795 8
US$29.95 PB

Saul Bass
A Life in Film & Design
978 1 85669 752 1
US$75.00 HC

My Wonderful World of Shoes

100 Years of Fashion

978 1 78067 001 0
US$15.95 PB

978 1 85669 798 9
US$40.00 PB

Bird Bingo

Stickerbomb Monsters

978 1 85669 917 4
US$29.95

978 1 85669 895 5
US$17.95 PB

Folding Techniques for Designers
From Sheet to Form

978 1 85669 632 6
US$19.95 PB

Pattern Magic
Stretch Fabrics
978 1 85669 827 6
US$24.95 PB

978 1 85669 721 7
US$35.00 PB

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Paris Sketchbook
Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book
Flip Fashion
Sticker Fashionista: A Year in Fashion
My Monster Bubblewriter Book
Drape Drape 3
Stylish Dress Book: Simple Smocks, Dresses and Tops
Feminine Wardrobe: Town, Party, Resort
Fashion A to Z: An Illustrated Dictionary, Mini Edition
British Fashion Designers, Mini Edition
Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Design
The Tote Bag, Mini Edition
New Icons of Fashion Illustration
The Purple Book: Sensuality and Symbolism in Art and Illustration
Walk the Line: The Art of Drawing
The Renaissance in Europe
The Design Book: 1000 Designs and Where to Find Them
It’s a Stick-Up: 20 Real Wheat Paste-Ups from the World’s Greatest Street Artists
Cut and Fold Techniques for Promotional Materials
I Used to Be a Design Student: 50 Graphic Designers Then and Now
No More Rules: Graphic Design and Postmodernism, Mini Edition
American Modernism: Graphic Design, 1920–1960, Mini Edition
Animation
Photography, Second Edition
Design Incubator: A Prototype for New Design Practice
Detail in Contemporary Bar and Restaurant Design

Forthcoming Gifts
37 My Wonderful World of Fashion Notebook
Style Wars: A Trump Card Game
38 Magma Sketchbook: Art & Illustration
Magma Sketchbook: Fashion
39 Bird Postcards
This is Tomorrow: Perpetual Calendar
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Magic and Fairy-Tale Dice
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Index of Titles
Index of Authors
Contacts, Distribution Details and Sales Representatives

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Paris Sketchbook
Jason Brooks

Paris Sketchbook is a stunning gift book from
leading international fashion illustrator Jason Brooks.
Although he is best known for his beautiful fashion
imagery, which has regularly graced the pages of Vogue
and Elle magazines, travel has been a recurrent theme
in his work and his adventures continue to inspire and
inform his visual repertoire.
This book is a whimsical take on Paris, part guide
book, part illustrated journal, it will appeal to both
travelers and fashionistas. Sumptuous production
with different stocks and inks will make this a must
for anyone who loves fashion illustration and
beautiful books.
Jason Brooks studied Graphic Design at St Martin’s College, where
he began working regularly for British Vogue after winning the
Vogue Sotheby's Cecil Beaton Award for Fashion Illustration. Brooks
drew at the Couture shows in Paris for the Independent newspaper.
He has filed numerous visual reports from the shows in New York
for Visionaire and London Fashion Week for Elle. Jason’s artwork has
also provided the visual identity on the album covers for the record
label HedKandi.
• Jason Brooks is an internationally renowned
fashion illustrator, who has worked for household
names from Vogue to Coca Cola
• Beautiful gift book with gorgeous packaging
• A fashion insider’s guide to Paris
• Features sketches of well known Paris landmarks,
alongside cool fashion places that most tourists
never get to see

978 1 78067 105 5
200 color illustrations
160 pages • 7¾ x 11 in
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Secret Garden
An Inky Treasure
Hunt and Coloring Book
Johanna Basford

Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an
inky black-and-white wonderland.
This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble
through a secret garden created in beautifully detailed
pen-and-ink illustrations—all waiting to be brought
to life through coloring, but each also sheltering all
kinds of tiny creatures just waiting to be found. And
there are also bits of the garden that still need to be
completed by you.
Appealing to all ages, the intricately-realized world
of the Secret Garden is both beautiful and inspirational.
Johanna Basford is an illustrator and ink evangelist who creates
intricate and hand-drawn illustrations rooted in the flora and fauna
that surrounds her home in rural Scotland.
• Combines coloring and a treasure hunt
• Stunningly intricate drawings of plants
and flowers, insects, birds, and small animals
• Beautiful gift book for all ages

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96 pages • 9¾ x 9¾ in
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Flip Fashion
Illustrated by Lucille Clerc

Can’t decide what to wear in the morning? Why not
mix a punk hairdo with a period dress? The pages of
this interactive book (split into four parts) will take
you from fashion faux-pas to fabulous in one flip.
From grunge and pirate to disco queen and street
style, create over 100,000 of your own fashion fantasies
(and nightmares) with this colorfully illustrated
and carefully researched flipbook. With adjectives
describing each part of each outfit there are words to
play with too.
Lucille Clerc is a French, London-based graphic designer. She moved
to London following completion of her degree in Paris to study an
MA in Communication Design at Central Saint Martins. Since then
she has been working in the creative industries for a diverse range of
international clients, from cultural institutions to textile designers,
musicians, and architects.
• A contemporary fashion flip book
• Mix-and-match looks—from rock chick
to fairytale princess—to create unique outfits
• Fashion fun for girls aged three and up

978 1 85669 923 5
20 color illustrations
44 pages • 6¼ x 10¾ in
US$14.95 HC • Fashion
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Sticker Fashionista: A Year in Fashion
Kelly Smith

Sticker Fashionista: A Year in Fashion gives fashion
sticker books a makeover. Following the fashionistas
through a year of stylish events, this book is a covetable
follow-up to Sticker Fashionista. With gorgeous
illustrations of amazing clothes, it should appeal to
fashion lovers of all ages.
Kelly Smith is an Australian illustrator, working predominantly in
fashion and portraiture. Graduating in 2006 with a Bachelor of Fine
Arts from The Tasmanian School of Art, she has worked for a number
of international clients including: H&M, L’avion, Net-A-Porter,
VOGUE Australia, Portmans, and The Sunday Times STYLE.
Her work has also been published in the likes of The Hub, Curvy,
RUSSH, Flare, Shop ‘Til You Drop, and Fallen.
• A fashion sticker book that really reflects
contemporary fashion
• Over 40 outfits and around 200 stickers
• Short texts give fashion-related information
and fascinating facts
• A choice of outfits lets the reader be the stylist
• A must for fashionistas of all ages

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200 color illustrations
44 pages • 9¼ x 12 in
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Kelly Smith
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My Monster Bubblewriter Book
Linda Scott

My Monster Bubblewriter Book is an activity book
to inspire and encourage creativity with both words
and drawing. It teaches children how to create cool
hand lettering, using their imaginations to create
crazy alphabets—from monster-inspired scripts to
patchwork letters.
Along the way, members of the Bubblewriter Gang
appear to show their own special monster alphabets
and offer tips and hints throughout the book,
including how to invent monster characters.
It is monstrously good fun!
Linda Scott is a successful London-based illustrator and printed
textile designer. She has produced work for some of the world’s
leading retailers, independent labels, and designer boutiques.
Her creative work has also featured in museum exhibitions, art
shows, and international publications. Currently, Linda is working
with children’s magazine Okido and a number of exciting
animation projects.
• Activity book to inspire children to write and draw
• Bubblewriting and hand lettering is a tween craze
• Alphabets with attitude and witty illustrations
make this an attractive purchase
• Fun activities throughout, accompanied by tips
and hints from the Bubblewriter Gang!

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300 illustrations
144 pages • 8¼ x 11½ in
US$16.95 PB • Art
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How to Be the Best Bubblewriter
in the World, Ever!
Linda Scott
978 1 85669 761 3
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Drape Drape 3
Hisako Sato

Drape Drape 3 is the follow-up to the cult Japanese
draping books Drape Drape and Drape Drape 2,
and the latest in the new series from Bunka Fashion
College.
It includes 15 stylish contemporary designs for
dresses, skirts, tunics, and blouses, with easy-to-follow
instructions and diagrams that skilfully guide the
reader to create draped garments step by step.
With two full-scale patterns at the back, this book
provides a variety of new design ideas and practical
construction tips for readers looking to continue
exploring draping techniques.
A graduate of Bunka Fashion College, Japan, Hisako Sato worked as
Head of Garment Design for Muji until 1993 when she left to develop
her own independent label. In 2008, she launched a new brand
focusing on dress design, and she is still active as a designer today.
• Cult Japanese draping book—available in
English at last
• The next in a successful new series from
Bunka Fashion College in Japan (the creators
of Pattern Magic)
• Easy-to-follow, step-by-step text
• Highly illustrated, with beautiful photography
• Features a collection of wearable garments
that every fashionista will want to make

978 1 78067 100 0
200 color illustrations
82 pages • 7½ x 10 in
US$24.95 PB • Fashion
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Drape Drape

Drape Drape 2

Hisako Sato

Hisako Sato

978 1 85669 841 2
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Stylish Dress Book
Simple Smocks, Dresses and Tops
Yoshiko Tsukiori

Stylish Dress Book features an A to Z of cool tops and
tunic dresses that you can wear anywhere. Using
simple shapes and individual details, the book shows
you how to craft a stylish collection of garments to
your own taste. For anyone who knows the frustration
of going to the mall and finding racks of identikit
clothes in cheap fabrics, this book will offer a fabulous
home made alternative. As every sewist knows, DIY
fashion is the only way to be stylish.
Yoshiko Tsukiori is a graduate of Joshi Bijutsu College. After
working in apparel companies, Yoshiko became an independent
freelance sewing designer. She creates a diverse range of
clothing such as children’s and babies’ clothes, and women’s
designer garments.
• Shows how to make 26 different dresses,
smocks, and smock tops
• Highly illustrated, with step-by-step diagrams
• Simple sewing technqiues
• Includes two free patterns

978 1 78067 107 9
200 color illustrations
88 pages • 7½ x 9½ in
US$19.95 PB • Fashion
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Feminine Wardrobe
Town, Party, Resort
Jinko Matsumoto

This sewing book shows you how to create your own
feminine wardrobe, full of super-cute dresses and tops.
The clothing features wonderful, exaggerated bows and
elegant frills to give you a uniquely feminine look.
There are three themed chapters—town, party,
and resort—containing stylish clothes to take you
effortlessly from the city to the beach. The visual, stepby-step instructions are easy to follow, and will enable
you to make any of the 21 projects with ease. A paper
pattern is included in the back of the book.
• Shows how to make 21 gorgeous tops and dresses
• Highly illustrated, with step-by-step diagrams
• Uses straightforward sewing techniques
• Includes a free pattern

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200 color illustrations
72 pages • 7½ x 10 in
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Fashion A to Z Mini Edition
An Illustrated Dictionary
Alex Newman and Zakee Shariff

Aimed at fashion and textile students, Fashion A to Z
fills a gap in the market for an affordable, accessible,
and up-to-date guide to fashion terminology.
The book contains over 2,000 entries, arranged
alphabetically. Illustrated by renowned fashion
illustrator and designer Zakee Shariff, this unique
fashion dictionary is quirky and fun, but provides
invaluable definitions of all the words a fashion and
textile student needs to know.
Zakee Shariff is an illustrator and fashion designer. She launched
her own collection in 1996, later introducing a younger diffusion
line called Maggie. She has also produced illustrations for Atlantic
Records, TopShop, Nokia and Coca Cola.

Alex Newman is a writer and designer. He researched, cowrote, and designed DPM: Disruptive Pattern Material with Hardy
Blechman of Maharishi.
• Beautifully illustrated fashion dictionary filled
with up-to-date terminology and clear definitions
• An essential reference for fashion and textile
students as well as stage costume designers,
fashion journalists, and writers
• Features 150 specially commissioned illustrations
from renowned artist and designer Zakee Sharriff
• Now available in a cute, portable mini format,
ideal for every fashion student’s purse!

978 1 85669 831 3
214 illustrations
240 pages • 5¼ x 6½ in
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British Fashion Designers

Mini Edition

Hywel Davies

A fun mini edition of the first book to embrace
the whole of the UK and its creative influence on
international fashion, this will appeal to industry
professionals, students, and anyone with an interest
in fashion.
Inspirational and informative, this book focuses
on the British designers who, since 2000, have made
their influence resonate globally: designers such as
Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Hussein
Chalayan, Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano, Julien
Macdonald, Giles Deacon, Matthew Williamson,
and Paul Smith. The chapter on each designer defines
visually how Britishness informs their work, showing
final collections, process work, and studio space.
Text in the form of questions and answers or running
text illustrates each designer’s British influence and
distinct style.
Hywel Davies is a Senior Lecturer at Central Saint Martins College
of Art & Design, London. Previously fashion editor of Sleazenation,
he has also written for Arena, Vogue, ELLE, Wallpaper*, Nylon,
Dazed & Confused, the Sunday Telegraph, the Observer, and
SHOWstudio. He is the author of Modern Menswear, British Fashion
Designers, and Fashion Designers’ Sketchbooks, all published by
Laurence King.
• The British fashion scene is renowned for
pushing the boundaries of cutting-edge design
• Includes fascinating photographs and drawings
from the designers’ personal sketchbooks
• Great gift appeal
• Features 25 of the best British fashion designers
from Alexander McQueen to Vivienne Westwood

978 1 78067 114 7
350 color illustrations
208 pages • 5¾ x 8¼ in
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Textile Visionaries
Innovation and Sustainability
in Textile Design
Bradley Quinn

Technologized textiles and sustainable fabrics are
among the most innovative designed today, and
together they are driving the rest of the industry
dramatically forward. Many designers are now
integrating hi-tech fabrics, such as protective and
impact-resistant textiles, or cellulose fabrics, with
groundbreaking results. Embracing new processes
such as biomimicry, they bridge the gap between art,
design, technology, and sustainability more than any
other material.
This book shows how the development of fabrics
today is immersed in technology, sustainability, and
innovation. It is an essential resource for anyone
interested in contemporary textile design.
Bradley Quinn is an author, journalist, and independent scholar
with expertise in fashion, textiles, and design. His books include
Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, Chinese Style,
Scandinavian Style, Mid-Century Modern, and Textile Designers
at the Cutting Edge.
• Includes the most innovative textile designers
from around the world
• Features work from leading textile designers
with notes on how they developed their designs
• Focuses on the new technological and sustainable
fabrics that are being developed today
• Beautiful package that all textile designers
will want to own

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650 color illustrations
312 pages • 8¼ x 9¾ in
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The Tote Bag

Mini Edition

Jitesh Patel

Tote bags are becoming more and more popular
because they are reusable and eco-friendly. This
affordable and stylish alternative to the ubiquitous
plastic bag is now also a fashion statement.
The featured totes come from over 120 illustrators,
graphic designers, and design studios around the
world, from the Netherlands to Nigeria. Designs
include floral prints, typography, illustrations,
and characters.
Jitesh Patel is an illustrator and designer and owner of multidisciplinary studio, Jai Studio. In January 2009, Jitesh Patel launched
the Tote Prints blog (toteprints.wordpress.com). The blog celebrates
tote bag prints and the talented designers who create them, and
provides a platform to bring together artists and tote bag prints and
showcase them to a wider audience.
• Tote bags are the new T-shirts – everyone
has one and the designs are cool, graphic, and fun
• First book to document this trend
• Features the work of leading illustrators and
graphic designers from around the world
• Cute mini format
• Fun and inspirational book

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300 color illustrations
160 pages • 5 x 7¼ in
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New Icons of Fashion Illustration
Tony Glenville

Fashion illustration is and always has been about far more
than pretty drawings of pretty dresses. This lavish celebration
of today’s leading artists in the field showcases the timeless
craft and amazing diversity that characterize the genre.
From David Downton to Cecilia Carlstedt and from
Jason Brooks to Jordi Labanda, 28 masters of fashion
illustration from across the world are featured, one by one,
in a grand tour of the best work currently produced. While
some illustrators create daringly bold graphics, others prefer
delicate watercolours and ink drawings. Throughout the
volume, both hi-tech multimedia effects and traditional
drawing skills are given pride of place, with many of the
artists using a mixture of techniques. Lively commentary
accompanies the images, while interviews with each
illustrator provide further insight into their influences
and methods.
Tony Glenville is Creative Director: School of Media & Communication
at London College of Fashion. His work has appeared in The Independent,
Harper’s Bazaar, Luxure, and The Evening Standard, among others. Tony has
an extensive collection of fashion illustration reference materials collected
over many years.
• The first book to profile the key contributors
to the current revival of the genre
• Features an eclectic mix of international styles
including David Downton, Kareem Iliya, Julie
Verhoeven, Jean-Philippe Delhomme, Jason
Brooks, Tanya Ling, and Autumn Whitehurst
• A must for anyone who bought Masters of Fashion
Illustration or 100 Years of Fashion Illustration

978 1 78067 104 8
265 color illustrations
224 pages • 8¾ x 11½ in
US$45 HC • Fashion
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Masters of
Fashion Illustration

100 Years of
Fashion Illustration

Paperback
David Downton

Cally Blackman

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The Purple Book
Sensuality and Symbolism in
Contemporary Art and Illustration
Angus Hyland and Angharad Lewis

The Purple Book is a luxurious compendium of
contemporary illustration that explores fantasy,
sensuality, and the erotic imagination. It highlights
visual art and the written word as media for
representing human desire’s relationship with the
dream-state, make-believe, and symbolism.
The title of the book is inspired by The Yellow Book,
the periodical published in the 1890s and initially art
directed by Aubrey Beardsley. While the color yellow
represented the daringly salacious in the 1890s,
today the color purple is synonymous with opulence
and sensuality.
Angus Hyland is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and a partner
at Pentagram Design London. His work for Laurence King includes
(with Roanne Bell) Hand to Eye (2003), The Picture Book (2010) and,
with Steven Bateman, Symbol (2011).

Angharad Lewis is an independent writer and editor and former
editor of Grafik magazine. She has contributed articles to Eye, Icon,
Crafts and Etapes magazines and contributed to, authored and edited
books including Public Address System (2006), Street Talk (2006)
and for Laurence King Materials Process Print (2007). In 2012 she
launched online magazine and design retailer Up Side Up.
• Presents illustrators’ intimate, unpublished
work, much of it seen for the first time
• Includes specially commissioned works
illustrating five classic literary texts
• Lavish package with quarter binding

978 1 78067 125 3
250 color illustrations
224 pages • 9¾ x 13½ in
US$50 HC • Art
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Walk the Line
The Art of Drawing
Marc Valli and Ana Ibarra

Drawing has always been a fundamental skill and
good drawing skills allowed artists to grasp the
reality around them. At the turn of the millennium,
however, the general impression was that with the wide
availability of computers, scanners, digital cameras
and image software, drawing would dwindle into a
marginal activity. In fact, the opposite happened: the
enthusiasm for digital imagery died down and the
ability to draw has become a treasured skill.
Walk the Line: The Art of Drawing includes
interviews with the artists about their relationships
with technology and the conditions under which their
works are shown and sold.
Marc Valli is the co-founder of retail and book-selling company
Magma in the UK, and of visual art magazines Graphic and
Elephant. He is the author of RGB (Reviewing Graphics in Britain)
and co-author of Microworlds (Laurence King).

Ana Ibarra graduated in Philosophy in Spain, where she was
born. She came to London to study Product Design. She is currently
one of the editors of Elephant magazine.
• Captures a new movement of drawing
as an end in itself
• Carefully curated collection of 65 emerging
talents from around the world
• Packed with more than 300 visually
arresting drawings

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325 in color
320 pages • 8½ x 11 in
US$40 HC • Illustration
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The Renaissance in Europe
Margaret L. King

In this deft recasting of the Renaissance story,
Margaret L. King weaves together the many strands
that made up this complex cultural movement. By
marrying the best of earlier scholarship with more
recent research, King shows how Renaissance history
is today as much about the study of power, wealth,
gender, class, honour, shame, ritual, and other
categories of investigation as the literary and artistic
achievements of a uniquely urban society that spread
from Italy to the rest of Europe. Ultimately, she points
to the multiple ways in which this seminal epoch
influenced the later developments of Western culture
and society.
Margaret L. King, is Professor Emerita of history at Brooklyn
College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She
is the author of several books on women, humanism, and Venice in
the Renaissance, and is currently editor-in-chief of the Renaissance
and Reformation online bibliography published by Oxford
Bibliographies.
• Compact survey that includes the role
of women as well as men
• ‘Voice’ boxes featuring extracts from contemporary
literary sources and ‘focus’ boxes highlighting
historical, social, or artistic issues
• Aimed at students taking courses in
Renaissance studies and the general reader

978 1 85669 374 5
110 illustrations, 60 in color
384 pages • 7½ x 9¼ in
US$35 PB • Art
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The Art of the
Northern Renaissance
Craig Harbison
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The Design Book
1000 Designs and
Where to Find Them
Jennifer Hudson

The Design Book brings together the best in
contemporary design for the home, presenting a huge
range of striking new products: tables and chairs, sofas
and beds, storage, kitchens and bathrooms, tableware,
textiles and surfaces, lighting, electronics, and more.
In-depth interviews with twelve key designers explore
pivotal projects and approaches to design
Web addresses of designers and manufacturers are
given for every object, along with full captions and
color illustrations, making every design easy to source.
Jennifer Hudson is an author, editor, and researcher in the fields of
contemporary design and architecture, and was the general editor
of The International Design Yearbook for fifteen years. She is the
author of 1000 Designs and Where to Find Them Volumes 1 & 2,
Interior Architecture Now, Process: 50 Product Designs from Concept to
Manufacture, and Interior Architecture: From Brief to Build.
• Inexpensive sourcebook of contemporary design
• Inspirational reference source for designers
and students
• Appeals to consumers interested in/wishing
to purchase contemporary design

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1200 color illustrations
320 pages • 8¼ x 9¾ in
US$30 PB • Design
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It’s a Stick-Up
20 Real Wheat Paste-ups from
the World’s Greatest Street Artists
Ollystudio Limited

This is the first book to look at an increasingly popular
form of street art: the “wheatie” or wheat paste-up.
Many street artists don’t graffiti or stencil any more
but use pre-prepared paper images that can be taken
down, thereby avoiding a vandalism charge.
The book will show the work of 20 artists, with
photographs of their work, an article about their
work, and a fold-out paste-up. The fold-out pages are
perforated so they can easily be removed. Some of
the paste-ups will be laser cut with attaching tags so
they can be popped out. There’s also an introductory
interview with cult street artists Sten & Lex.
Ollystudio is a London-based creative studio working in print,
film, and art direction. Books designed by Ollystudio include
Guerilla Art, Art by Tattooists: Beyond Flash for Laurence King, and
monographs of artists Paul Insect, JR, David Choe, and Vhils for the
Lazarides Gallery. Ollystudio authored and designed The Street Art
Stencil Book (2010) and Stencil Republic (2012).
• Contains 20 artworks by some of the
world’s most talented street artists: just tear
them out and paste them up anywhere
• Highly original concept: the first book to
examine this form of street art
• Features interviews with each artist
and images of the paste-up in situ
• Innovative follow-up to
The Street Art Stencil Book

978 1 78067 101 7
200 illustrations, 180 in color
88 pages • 9¾ x 13¾ in
US$29.95 PB • Design
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Stencil Republic

The Street Art Stencil Book

Ollystudio Limited

Curated by On.Studio

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Cut and Fold Techniques
for Promotional Materials
Paul Jackson

Cut and Fold Techniques for Promotional Materials
is a unique collection of over 40 attention-grabbing
cut-and-fold designs that when printed and illustrated
form memorable give-aways to promote and advertise
services and products. The book provides a one-stop
source for novelty promotional materials, many
appearing in print for the first time.
Following the elegant, easy-to-follow style of Paul
Jackson’s other titles for Laurence King, Cut and Fold
Techniques for Promotional Materials is an essential
resource for marketing professionals and design
students, and an inspirational guide to anyone looking
to enhance the presentation of their product or service.
Paul Jackson is the author of over 30 books on paper arts and crafts.
He has taught the techniques of folding on more than 150 universitylevel design courses in the UK, Germany, Belgium, the US, Canada,
and Israel and been a 'folding consultant' for companies such as Nike
and Siemens.
• Unique collection of designs, some appearing
in print for the first time
• Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and clear,
elegant photography of the finished product
• Essential, one-stop resource for marketing
professionals and designers

978 1 78067 094 2
175 illustrations
128 pages • 8¾ x 8¾ in
US$24.95 PB • Design
March 2013
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From Sheet to Form
Paul Jackson
978 1 85669 721 7
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Structural Packaging
Design your own
Boxes and 3-D Forms
Paul Jackson
978 1 85669 753 8
US$24.95 PB

I Used to Be a Design Student
50 Graphic Designers Then and Now
Frank Philippin and Billy Kiosoglou

This book offers a rare chance to read what graphic
designers feel about their education and profession.
Fifty influential designers give the low-down about
their student days and their professional lives. A piece
of their college work is shown alongside an example
of current work. Each designer also offers a key piece
of advice and a warning, making this a must-read for
anyone embarking on a career in design.
Contributors include Stefan Sagmeister, James
Goggin, Karlssonwilker, Studio Dumbar, Cornel
Windlin, Daniel Eatock, Spin, Hyperkit, and Christian
Küsters.
Frank Philippin and Billy Kiosoglou met while studying graphic
design and set up Brighten the Corners after graduating from the
Royal College of Art, London, in 1999. They now have studios in
London and Stuttgart. Frank is Professor of Graphic Design at
Darmstadt University.
• Reveals what fifty well-known designers
learned from their student years and what
their professional lives are like today
• Provides an insight into the attitudes and
working methods of individual practitioners
• A rare chance to see unpublished work
by leading designers
• Each designer gives a key piece of advice
based on his or her own experiences

978 1 85669 898 6
220 illustrations, 120 in color
256 pages • 9¾ x 6¾ in
US$24.95 PB • Design
February 2013
I S B N 978-1-85669-898-6

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No More Rules Mini Edition
Graphic Design and Postmodernism
Rick Poynor

The last thirty-five years have seen profound upheavals
in the field of graphic communication. One by one, the
old certainties about the techniques and purposes of
graphic design have been questioned and torn apart.
Jettisoning rules that no longer seemed relevant in
the postmodern era, designers and typographers have
reassessed their roles and forged experimental new
approaches. No More Rules is the first wide-ranging
critical survey to attempt to make sense of these
international developments.
Each of the book’s key themes—origins,
deconstruction, appropriation, technology, authorship,
and opposition—is illuminated by stunning
examples of work that has changed the way in which
designers and their audiences think about graphic
communication.
Rick Poynor founded Eye magazine in 1990, edited it for seven years
and is now its resident columnist. He writes about design, media,
and visual culture for Blueprint, Frieze, Adbusters, The Guardian,
and many other publications. His other books published by Laurence
King include Typographica and Communicate.
• An immensely readable analysis of how postmodern
thought and practice has molded graphic design
• Breaks down this broad field of graphic design
activity into key developments and themes,
each richly illustrated
• Written by a well-respected design critic
• New, attractive format

978 1 78067 103 1
200 color illustrations
192 pages • 6¾ x 8¾ in
US$19.95 PB • Design
March 2013
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American Modernism Mini Edition
Graphic Design, 1920–1960
R. Roger Remington

This is the first comprehensive survey of Modernist
graphic design as it emerged in America in the period
from 1920 and 1960 in various media—advertising,
information design, brand identity, magazine design,
book design, and posters. It examines the great works
which by mid-century had defined American
graphic design.
The book begins with a section devoted to the
emergence of Modernism and its major historical
influence, such as European avant-garde movements,
popular culture, educational innovations such as the
Bauhaus School, architecture, industrial design, and
photography. The heart of the book includes the key
works of mid-century Modernism as it matured into
a fully-formed American style, bringing together
such great names as Alexey Brodovitch, Lester Beall,
Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Will Burtin, and Alvin Lustig.
The final section looks at the impact of and reactions
to this new movement as graphic design in America
matured in the 1960s and beyond.
R. Roger Remington is Professor of Graphic Design at Rochester
Institute of Technology, New York. His previous books include Nine
Pioneers in American Graphic Design and Lester Beall: Trailblazer of
American Graphic Design.
• The first comprehensive survey of Modernist
graphic design as it emerged in America between
1920 and 1960
• Includes advertising, information design,
identity, magazine design, print, dimensional
design, and posters
• New, attractive format

978 1 78067 098 0
230 color illustrations
192 pages • 6¾ x 8¾ in
US$19.95 PB • Design
March 2013
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Animation
Andrew Selby

From scriptwriting through to production, this
introduction to animation for students surveys key
technical processes and examines a variety of stylistic
approaches. The book includes visual examples from
key animators and illustrated features on how to create
exciting animation for a variety of audiences.
This book is a vital resource for anyone who
intends to make animation a part of their career.
Andrew Selby is Head of Department for the School of the Arts at
Loughborough University. An internationally recognized illustrator,
his work has appeared in newspapers and on billboards for the past
20 years. He writes extensively in the field of visual communication,
and is the author of Animation in Process.
• Introductory overview of the exciting
and varied field of animation
• Suitable for first-year undergraduates
• Broad up-to-date approach that unites
history, theory, and practice
• Includes information on professional
practice and careers

978 1 78067 097 3
369 color illustrations
216 pages • 8½ x 10 in
US$35 PB • Animation
May 2013
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Photography

Second Edition

John Ingledew

A complete introduction to photography, this book is
an essential resource for students across the visual arts.
This second edition has been extensively updated,
with a greater range of visual examples from master
photographers and up-to-date information on
digital photography.
John Ingledew is the author of four books, including The A–Z
of Visual Ideas (Laurence King, 2011). He has run prestigious
photography courses at the University of Gloucestershire and
Central Saint Martins and recently set up an art school in China.
His photographic practice includes projects with Diesel, illy,
Jigsaw, and Nike.
• Now covers the latest developments in
digital photography
• Updated with 30 new images from masters
of the art, as well as up-and-coming photographers
from all over the world
• Provides a valuable overview of careers in
photography and a comprehensive
reference section

978 1 78067 096 6
450 color illustrations
272 pages • 8½ x 10 in
US$40 PB • Photography
May 2013
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Design Incubator
A Prototype for New Design Practice
Patrick Chia

Artist, craftsman, engineer, ethnographer,
psychologist, entrepreneur, agent of change –
is a designer one of these or a blend of all? What
is a designer’s role in our current global and social
landscape? The Design Incubation Centre was
established to explore and probe these questions
in depth within a rigourous and research-oriented
context in the Division of Industrial Design at
the National University of Singapore.
Arranged by themes and consisting of
documentary photographs, illustrated sketches,
renderings and diagrams as well as articles and texts,
this book presents an extensive archive of projects
and workshops in product and research development.
Interspersed with insights and reflections from team
members past-and-present, this book serves as a
handbook for designers who seek to incorporate
unique, progressive methods and approaches into
their personal or professional practices as well
as a retrospective monograph on the Design
Incubation Centre.
Patrick Chia is the founding director of the Design Incubation
Centre (DIC). Established in 2006, DIC is Singapore’s first
dedicated industrial design research laboratory. DIC’s unique team
composition and broad-ranging capabilities have enabled it to work
on diverse research projects and collaborative workshops with
organisations in academia, government, NGOs, and the
design industry.
• Carefully selected exclusive content from the
Design Incubation Centre’s archive
• Over 400 color photographs, charts, notes,
and sketches

978 1 78067 123 9
400 color illustrations
256 pages • 7¾ x 10¼ in
US$40 PB • Design
May 2013
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Detail in Contemporary
Bar and Restaurant Design
Drew Plunkett and Olga Reid

Bars and restaurants need to be assertive. Customers
tend not to visit them to satisfy basic appetites for food
or drink but for the social opportunities. Their interiors
need to occupy the imagination of their customers and
to whet the appetite for a return visit. The design that
gets the formula right will do as much to prolong the
life of the business as the products on offer.
This book includes a wide range of international
projects and for each one there is a descriptive text, color
photographs, floor plans, sections and construction, and
decorative details. A bonus CD-ROM contains all the
drawings as printed in the book, in both EPS and DWG
(generic CAD) formats.
Drew Plunkett was Head of the Department of Interior Design at the
Glasgow School of Art. He is the author of Drawing for Interior Design
(2009), Construction and Detailing for Interior Design (2010) and coauthor, with Olga Reid, of Detail in Contemporary Retail Design (2012).
Olga Reid is a practicing interior designer at Urban Salon, London.
• Unprecedented and in-depth examination
of contemporary bar and restaurant design
• Packed with detail drawings, all redrawn
to a consistent style and quality
• Invaluable for interior designers and
architects as well as students

978 1 78067 060 7
400 illustrations, 200 in color
192 pages • 9¾ x 11½ in
US$50 HC • Interior Design
March 2013
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My Wonderful World
of Fashion Notebook
Nina Chakrabarti

A beautifully produced notebook
featuring the wonderful
illustrations of Nina Chakrabarti.
Her illustrations are featured
on the cover, on the interleaved
tracing paper inserts, and in
small details running through
the notebook. With pink
quarterbinding, an elastic closure
and a pocket inside the back cover,
this notebook will appeal to Nina’s
many fans.
978 1 85669 928 0
24 illustrations
128 pages • 5½ x 7¾ in
US$9.95 PB • Gift
April 2013
I S B N 978-1-85669-928-0

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Style Wars
A Trump Card Game
Illustrated by David Sparshott

Prada shirt or Paul Smith blazer—
Hermès tie or Armani suit—which
has the most timeless appeal? How
about their boardroom kudos?
Or their seduction factor? These
trump cards allow menswear
aficionados of all ages to play iconic
designers, clothes, and accessories
off against each other to discover
who’s winning the style wars.
978 1 85669 922 8
30 color illustrations
Box of 34 playing cards • 2½ x 4 in
US$9.95 • Gift
April 2013
I S B N 978-1-85669-922-8

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Magma Sketchbooks
With reliable information (not
readily or accurately available on
the internet) these sketchbooks
address the needs of contemporary
practitioners, carefully treading
that fine line between providing
practical tools and information
while not interfering with their
creative freedom. They are also
made entirely out of eco-friendly
materials. Sketchbooks for the
twenty-first century: for artists,
illustrators, draughtsmen and
anyone interested in the visual arts.
Ideally suited for designers,
graphic designers, illustrators,
art directors and anyone working
within the creative industries,
or studying these disciplines, or
simply interested in exploring his
or her creativity.

Art & Illustration
978 1 85669 924 2
152 pages • 7 x 9½ in
US$15.95 PB • Gift
February 2013
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Fashion
978 1 85669 905 1
152 pages • 7 x 9½ in
US$15.95 PB • Gift
February 2013
I S B N 978-1-85669-905-1

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Design & Art Direction
978 1 85669 904 4
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Bird Postcards
Illustrated by Christine Berrie

Containing 21 postcards of
striking birds from all around the
world, colorfully illustrated by
Christine Berrie. Spot penguins
and puffins, sparrows and blue tits,
as well as learning about weird and
wonderful exotic birds such as the
splendid fairywren through the
fascinating facts included on the
cards. Send a robin with Christmas
tidings, a laughing kookaburra to
share a joke or a northern cardinal
with songs of springtime. These
beautiful birds will take flight with
your messages to reach absent
friends in all corners of the globe.
978 1 85669 926 6
21 color illustrations
Set of 21 postcards • 4¾ x 6½ in
US$9.95 PB • Gift
April 2013
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This is Tomorrow
Perpetual Calendar
Illustrated by Jason Ford

Travel into the future without losing
track of the present using this unique
desktop calendar, specially illustrated
by Jason Ford. One side functions as
a daily calendar, while on the other
side a clever mechanism allows you
to predict dates more than 50 years
ahead. Zoom through time to your
next birthday or summer holiday—
the fun is never-ending! For time
travelers of all ages alike.
978 1 85669 925 9
2 color illustrations
7 x 7 in
US$9.95 PB • Gift
April 2013
I S B N 978-1-85669-925-9

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Seize the Day
A Dateless Planner
Illustrated by Sophia Augusta

Sick of throwing out sad and
unused diaries each January? This
stylish and practical dateless diary
has no fixed dates so you can begin
it at any point and use it for as long
as you wish. Includes blank weekly
spreads for your diary entries, as
well as year planners, world time
zones, and astrological charts.
978 1 85669 927 3
24 color illustrations
160 pages • 5¾ x 8¼ in
US$14.95 PB • Gift
April 2013
I S B N 978-1-85669-927-3

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Magic and Fairy-Tale Dice
Illustrated by Hannah Waldron

Revive the art of storytelling using
these nine beautifully illustrated
wooden dice to create the most
imaginative, funny, and bizarre
stories. This is the perfect family
game that will stimulate the
imaginations of children and adults
alike. Ideal for playing by a log fire.
978 1 85669 919 8
54 illustrations
9 printed wooden dice
3 1 ⁄3 × 3 1 ⁄3 × 1 1 ⁄5 in
US$14.95 • Gift
January 2013
I S B N 978-1-85669-919-8

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