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The White Road

Release Date:- 2015-11-10

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An intimate narrative history of porcelain, structured around five journeys through landscapes where porcelain was dreamed about, fired, refined, collected, and coveted.Extraordinary new nonfiction, a gripping blend of history and memoir, by the aut..


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Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency

Release Date:- 2020-05-12

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“One of the finest writers of the new nonfiction” (Harper’s Bazaar) explores the role of art in our tumultuous modern era.In this remarkable, inspiring collection of essays, acclaimed writer and critic Olivia Laing makes a brilliant case for wh..


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Conceptual Blockbusting

Release Date:- 2019-09-03

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A thoroughly revised edition of the classic on creativity, essential for individuals and teams who want to think outside the box.Some people are naturally creative and others aren't, right? Wrong. In this classic book on creativity, James Adams takes ..


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The Readymade Thief

Release Date:- 2017-08-01

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“The most must-read of all must-reads.” —Marie Claire“A kickass debut from start to finish.” —Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground RailroadLee Cuddy is seventeen years old and on the run.   Betrayed by her fam..


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Conceptual Frameworks

Release Date:- 2018-11-20

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Conceptual Frameworks can help you structure complex analyses, make better decisions and deliver persuasive presentations. This is the first book of its kind to bring together the most common framework types in a single, quick and easy-to-use guide to..


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Performance Assessment Strategies

Release Date:- 2013-12-23

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Using engineering performance evaluations to explore design alternatives during the conceptual phase of architectural design helps to understand the relationships between form and performance; and is crucial for developing well-performing final designs...


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Extended Conceptual Metaphor Theory

Release Date:- 2020-04-23

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The phenomenon known as metaphor is an extremely complex mental event - we cannot capture its complexity if we tie ourselves to existing standard views on metaphor. This book offers fresh insight into metaphor, updating an established theory, conceptual..


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David Hammons

Release Date:- 2017-09-08

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Drawing on unpublished documents and oral histories, an illustrated examination of an iconic artwork of an artist who has made a lifework of tactical evasion.One wintry day in 1983, alongside other street sellers in the East Village, David Hammons pedd..


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Dimensions of Literacy

Release Date:- 2014-02-03

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This popular text, now in its fourth edition, “unpacks” the various dimensions of literacy—linguistic and other sign systems; cognitive; sociocultural; and developmental—and at the same time accounts for the interrelationships among them. Distinguished..


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White Sight

Release Date:- 2023-02-14

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From the author of How to See the World comes a new history of white supremacist ways of seeing—and a strategy for dismantling them.White supremacy is not only perpetuated by laws and police but also by visual culture and distinctive ways of seeing. Nicholas ..


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After the Camera

Release Date:- 2016-02-22

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Thom Rouse seems to have an unbridled artistic sensibility. In this book, he offers up for review sixty of his favorite fine-art images. Rouse takes photographers behind the scenes of his creative process, showing the starting point—always a portrait,..


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Learnability and Cognition, new edition

Release Date:- 2013-05-24

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A classic book about language acquisition and conceptual structure, with a new preface by the author, "The Secret Life of Verbs."Before Steven Pinker wrote bestsellers on language and human nature, he wrote several technical monographs on language acq..


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Teaching Graphic Design History

Release Date:- 2019-06-18

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An Examination of the Practice Through the Years Teaching the history of graphic design cannot simply be outlined by dates nor confined by places, but is defined by concepts and philosophies, as well as those who made, make, and inspire them. Teaching Gra..


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Natural History

Release Date:- 2020-07-14

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Just before the dawn of the new millennium, a curator at a New Jersey museum of natural history receives an unusual invitation from a celebrated fashion designer. She shares the curator’s fascination with the secrets of the animal kingdom—with camouflage..


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Expressive Form

Release Date:- 2004-03-01

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With the increased use of computers, architecture has found itself in the midst of a plethora of possible uses. This book combines theoretical enquiry with practical implementation offering a unique perspective on the use of computers related to architectureal..


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Memory Palaces and Masonic Lodges

Release Date:- 2019-07-09

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Reveals how the art of memory is the origin of the Masonic method • Explains the classical techniques of the art of memory, how they were reworked by hermetic thinkers during the Renaissance, and how they contributed to the transformation of operativ..


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Language, Space and Mind

Release Date:- 2014-07-31

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The idea that spatial cognition provides the foundation of linguistic meanings, even highly abstract meanings, has been put forward by a number of linguists in recent years. This book takes this proposal into new dimensions and develops a theoretical..


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The Algebraic Mind

Release Date:- 2001-04-13

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In The Algebraic Mind, Gary Marcus attempts to integrate two theories about how the mind works, one that says that the mind is a computer-like manipulator of symbols, and another that says that the mind is a large network of neurons working together in par..


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Design School Reader

Release Date:- 2020-08-04

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An Essential Collection of Essays and Musings on Graphic Design from One of the Field's Leading Educators In this wide-ranging compilation, art director, writer, and lecturer Steven Heller shares his passion for graphic design with readers, whom he i..


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Contemporary Prayers to Whatever Works

Release Date:- 2021-03-23

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A gorgeously illustrated collection of contemporary prayers, affirmations, and meditations for anyone in need of guidance, reassurance, and peace. Everyone has little moments of frustration, fear, or sadness, often littered throughout the day. Whether y..


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Shakespeare and Conceptual Blending

Release Date:- 2017-11-14

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This book shows how Shakespeare’s excellence as storyteller, wit and poet reflects the creative process of conceptual blending. Cognitive theory provides a wealth of new ideas that illuminate Shakespeare, even as he illuminates them, and the theory..


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