The most ingenious and ephemeral of textiles, lace ispresented as the poetry of fashion. Here is a fascinating glimpse into this extraordinary art form and its role in our culture presented with
The figure is an American cavalryman of the late 19th century. While this book will be of primary interest to those involved in the hobby of creating military miniatures, it will also
This book is a marvelous, lavishly illustrated jaunt through one hundred years of handbag history. Decade by decade, examples of the main trends are illustrated, along with samples of the eras' most
This book provides an overview for identifying and dating vintage eyewear for the growing numbers of collectors. Explore ways in which eyeglass design has developed to reflect both popular fashion and scientific
Be a caterpillar by day and a butterfly by night, counseled the legendary designer Coco Chanel. "Nothing could be more comfortable than a caterpillar, and nothing could be more made for love
"...a visual masterpiece...." Worlds is more than just an absorbing and, ultimately, heart-wrenching work of fiction, it is a visual masterpiece. Not since Wayne Barlowe's Expedition has an artist conceived an
Performance Anxieties looks at the on-going debates over the value of psychoanalysis for feminist theory and politics--specifically concerning the social and psychical meanings of racialization. Beginning with an historicized return to Freud
Elementary Game Programming & Simulators Using Jamagic provides a comprehensive guide to using the Jamagic scripting language to program a complete 3D game. Using a step-by-step approach, you can learn how to
From New York to San Francisco, Times Square to the Tenderloin, graffiti artists, young people, radical environmentalists, and the homeless clash with police on city streets in an attempt take back urban
Complete guide to miniature woodworking, sewing, plus step-by-step instructions for 44 elegant dollhouse projects — quilts, pillows, towels, bedroom, ensembles, more.
Lavishly illustrated with more than 450 images, A Typographic Workbook, Second Edition explains the process successful designers use to select, space, and creatively integrate fonts. This essential text demonstrates the use of
These are the stories that set the tone for Superman comics stories for decades to come! In it, the Man of Tomorrow meets evil scientist Lex Luthor, and faces some of the
This book provides in-depth information about digital textile printing.
Among the most admired and rarest works ever created are the large-scale books of natural history. "Great Natural History Books and Their Creators" reveals the incredible stories behind these exceptional collector's books.