Unleash your inner artist and learn to draw with 'queen of colouring' Johanna Basford. In this beautiful, accessible guide Johanna shares the fun, simple, no-skills-needed secrets to creating your own flora, fauna and fantasies inspired by h... read more

How to Draw Inky Wonderlands: Create Your Own Magical Adventure

The Artist's Garden will feature up to 20 gardens that have inspired and been home to some of the greatest painters of history. These gardens not only supplied the inspiration for creative works but also illuminate the professional motivation... read more

The Artist's Garden: How Gardens Inspired Our Greatest Painters

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 Arts

Reading Level:very good

100 years after the birth of New Zealands leading artist, Peter Simpson has produced the first major book on McCahon in years.

Colin McCahon: There is Only One Direction: Vol. 1 1919-1959

Get to know the cult filmmaker of our generation. Packed with stunning pictures from the Kobal archives, this biography explores the genesis of Tarantino's unique directorial style and provides insight into his inspirations and his frequent collabora... read more

Quentin Tarantino: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work

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 Arts

Artists' Letters is a treasure trove of carefully selected letters written by great artists, providing the reader with a unique insight into their characters and a glimpse into their lives. Arranged thematically, it includes writings and musings on love, work, daily life, money, travel... read more

Artists' Letters

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 Arts

'My true point of view in fashion is to go against the clichés of beauty and sexy. It's not dignified for women to have to be a doll to be beautiful, always the same - [and] it is banal. I want to be more clever, or more difficult, or more complicated ... or ... read more

Prada Catwalk - The Complete Collections

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 Arts

As one of the world's foremost interior designers, Tricia Guild has a passionate belief that the way we choose to live has a significant impact on our well-being and happiness. The homes that we live in, the things that we surround ourselves with, and the everyday choices we ma... read more

Tricia Guild: in My View

A Year spent travelling as a young architect tuaght Pete Bossley how to 'read' a building and instilled in him a life-long love of drawing. In One Year Drawn he shares this voyage of discovery - and the places and people he encounters along the way. Now ... read more

One Year Drawn: Through The Eyes of an Architect

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 Arts

In Extraordinary Interiors In Colour, self-confessed color addicts Jane Rockett and Lucy St George follow on from their best-selling first book by tackling the topic of choosing color for the home.
 
Such is their passion for color t... read more

Rockett St George Extraordinary Interiors in Colour
$49.99(NZD) inc GST

Arguably the most famous fashion designer of the twentieth century, Christian Dior created feminine fashions that were desired, worn, and emulated by women around the world. This lavishly illustrated volume explores the brilliance behind Dior's dramatic c... read more

Christian Dior - History and Modernity, 1947 - 1957

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 Arts

Series:Women in Science
Reading Level:6 Craft/Fashion/Art

A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts--from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keefe, to lesser-known names like 19th-century African American quilter Harriet Powers and Hopi-T... read more

Women in Art
$35.00(NZD) inc GST

Category:

 Arts

A passionate advocate of craftsmanship over mass-production, William Morris (1834- 1896) designed a huge variety of objects, but it is his highly original carpet, fabric and wallpaper patterns that have continued to capture the imagination and exert their influence on the decorat... read more

William Morris's Flowers
$35.00(NZD) inc GST