50 beautiful projects by the world's best designers and artists.
DIY gets a designer makeover. Do It Yourself brings an Ai Weiwei artwork, a Patricia Urquiola lamp and a Matteo Thun bookshelf into every home. No longer restricted to exclusive showrooms, galleries or the world’s leading museums, fifty of the world’s most exciting designers and visionary artists have devised simple objects that anyone can make at home. From lamps and tables to toys and chairs, all items use basic tools and everyday items to make designer classics. Step-by-step illustrations and beautiful colour photography provide clear instruction, while detailed lists of tools, cost, and time required provide practical support.
This book offers readers affordable access to world-class design as well as hours of fun. It will improve the perception of DIY and inspire young designers for years to come.
• 50 simple, beautiful projects by the world's best designers and artists, any of which can be made at home with basic tools and everyday items
• Features designers and artists from all over the globe and from a variety of disciplines
• Each project is illustrated with full colour photographs of the finished piece, tools and materials required, cost and time to complete, hand-drawn illustrations for the step-by-step instructions, a description of the design concept and designer bio
• Offers readers affordable access to world-class design and hours of fun
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Thomas Bärnthaler is the design editor of Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, the magazine of Germany's largest circulation daily newspaper, published in Munich.
• Hardback • English • 27cm x 20.5cm • 224 pages • 400 colour illustrations
350 definitive pasta recipes for all lovers of the iconic Italian dish.
An international bestseller, The Silver Spoon has confirmed Italian cuisine to be one of the most popular cuisines in the world, and the best-loved Italian dish is pasta. Pasta comes in all shapes and textures, and can be simply cooked to create delicious dishes that appeal to both the novice cook and the gourmet.
The Silver Spoon: Pasta presents a complete reference guide to all types of pasta, with 350 classic and modern recipes. Recipes include the most popular from The Silver Spoon, along with many new recipes collected by the same team. They are authentic and simple to prepare.
In traditional Italian cooking, each pasta shape must be accompanied by a specific range of sauces. The Silver Spoon: Pasta provides an introduction to every type of pasta, a guide to the different shapes and the best sauces to accompany them, as well as tips for dos and don'ts.
OVERVIEW • Following the success of The Silver Spoon, this book contains everything you need to know about making and serving authentic pasta • With 350 recipes from every region of Italy • Includes tips on choosing the right pasta shapes for the right sauce, preparing dough and serving up pasta like the Italians do
SPECIFICATIONS • Hardback • English • 27cm x 18cm • 336 pages • 160 colour illustrations
A cookbook with 800 home-cooking recipes from America.
With 800 home-cooking recipes, America: The Cookbook is a celebration of the remarkable diversity of American food and food culture state by state. Features 50 essays and menus from a 'who's who' of 100 foremost food experts and chefs.
AMERICA – The Cookbook – The first book to document comprehensively – and celebrate – the remarkable diversity of American cuisine and food culture. A thoroughly researched compendium of 800 home-cooking recipes for delicious and authentic American dishes, America: The Cookbook explores the country's myriad traditions and influences, regional favourites and melting-pot fusion – the culinary heritage of a nation, from appetizers to desserts and beyond. A unique state-by-state section features essays and menus from a 'who's who' of 100 foremost food experts and chefs.
SPECIFICATIONS • Hardback • English • 27cm x 18cm • 768pp • 200 colour illustrations
ABOUT THE AUTHOUR Gabrielle Langholtz has travelled extensively throughout America and for a decade was the award-winning editor of Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn. Previously, she was the head of special projects and publicity at the New York City Greenmarket and authored The New Greenmarket Cookbook. She resides in Pennsylvania, though has lived in many states.
Begin writing your life story using this 100-year diary.
My Life Story is a 100 year diary to help you remember the special moments you will never want to forget - the people you've loved; the friends you've made; the places you've visited. Record your achievements, make a note of favourite films/books/music/people, write down your ambitions, make a Things To Do Before I Die list.
Includes a map of the world, and one of your body. If you're too young to fill it in right now, someone else can start it for you; your first steps, first words, first day at school. This is the story of your life. Treasure it always. 1080 pages.
SECTIONS • About Me: All about yourself • Homes: And the people you made them with • Things to do before you die: Your own life ambitions • Awards and achievements: Prizes, medals, trophies, useful and useless skills • and more...