Sunday Sketching

Abrams - Also available from Christoph Niemann: Abstract City and I Lego N. Y. Enhanced with nearly 350 original images, this book is a tremendous inspirational and aspirational resource. Taking its cue from his new york times column Abstract Sunday, this book covers Niemann’s entire career and showcases brilliant observations of contemporary life through sketches, travel journals, and popular newspaper features.

Abrams. The narrative guides readers through christoph’s creative process, how he built his career, and how he overcomes the internal and external obstacles that creative people face—all presented with disarming wit and intellect. From award-winning artist and author Christoph Niemann comes a collection of witty illustrations and whimsical views on working creatively.

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Harry N. Abrams - If he wasn’t such a genuinely sweet man, we’d surely hate his ass a lot. Stefan sagmeister, author of things i have learned in My Life So Far “Few books have more probingly and humorously gotten inside the mind and day-to-day experience of an artist. Npr. Org "what’s terrifying to me, certainly, and possibly to many of his peers is that nearly every idea he has seems to be equally well formed.

Because he is insanely funny and completely tenderly true. His posts were inspired by the desire to re-create simple and everyday observations and stories from his own life that everyone could relate to. Also available from christoph Niemann: Sunday Sketching and I LEGO N. Y. While the rest of us are lucky to get a proper piece out here and there, Christoph produces hit after hit after hit.

Abstract City - In niemann’s hands, mundane experiences such as riding the subway or trying to get a good night’s sleep were transformed into delightful flights of visual fancy. Once again, virtuosic circles around the rest of us, performing neat, to our delight. Print magazine "Irresistible. Very short list “a masterpiece of sophisticated humor, this is a brilliant one-of-a-kind work.

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Greenwillow Books - Greenwillow Books. Browse the pages to discover words you don’t know or find a new facet of the ones you do! Create your own stories or poems by combining words, images, and ideas. Abrams. This compilation of more than 300 words and pictures encourages reading, fuels the imagination, and offers hours of decoding fun.

. Includes an introduction and an index. Christoph niemann has illustrated each word with a picture that challenges readers to make connections and puzzle out meaning in a playful way. Homophones, basic punctuation, and an assortment of silly and unusual words are also included to delineate the eighteen sections of the book.

. Everything starts with a love of words! More than 300 words inspired by Dr. Edward fry’s list of sight words are paired with striking and playful illustrations by internationally renowned designer and artist Christoph Niemann to deepen understanding, to enrich, and to enlighten those learning to read and write English, whether they be children or adults.

Words - Or pick a word and draw or write what you think happens next. What can you do with a word? read it, say it, picture it, make a sentence with it, understand it, tell a story with it, spell it, share it with a friend. This is an excellent, and exuberant teaching tool for parents as well as elementary school teachers, original, and it will also be useful for ESL programs.

Can you think of other words to describe the images, or new drawings to interpret the words? Cover a word with your finger and ask a friend to guess it just by looking at the picture.

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The Discovery of Slowness

Paul Dry Books - It needs to be read slowly, to be absorbed as much as understood. Scotland on sunday"this is more than an adventure; it's a meditation on time and perception…Not to be rushed, or forgotten. The herald"nadolny brilliantly sets the narrative pace to the rhythms of the frozen landscape, and to the 'slowness which is bred by hunger.

Robert macfarlane"this is both a wonderful historical novel and a spell-binding individual portrait…This is a marvellous translation of a masterly work. The observerSten Nadolny b. At age fourteen he joined the navy. The result is an unforgettable and deeply moving reading experience that justifies the novel's reputation as one of the classics of contemporary world literature.

Nadolny evinces remarkable empathy with his unlikely Odysseus and Ralph Freedman's translation captures the crystalline freshness of the author's imagery. Washington post book world"the Discovery of Slowness is a masterpiece of characterization, a portrait of inwardness in the most outward-thrusting of lives.

The Discovery of Slowness - The new republic"fluid and suspenseful, a thought-provoking reminder of contemporary society's tendency to speed through everyday life. The providence journal-bulletin"amazing…His book is a historical painting, a love story, a seafarer's novel, an outcast's story all in one. And it is also a profound and thought-provoking meditation on time.

But he escaped from the ever-expanding world of industry and Empire to the sea's silent landscape, where the universe seemed more manageable.

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Greenwillow Books - Used book in Good Condition. Greenwillow Books. Greenwillow Books. A father. Two children. And more than 840 miles of track. What does it addup to?Something thrilling. Are you ready for Subway? Abrams.

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I Lego N.Y.

Harry N. Abrams - Abrams. Resident and honorary new yorkers around the world responded enthusiastically to the clever and minimalist inventions, which captured both the iconic the Empire State Building and the mundane man standing on a subway platform in fewer LEGO pieces than one might think possible. The former new yorker then posted photographs of his creations along with his handwritten captions on his New York Times blog.

Is an imaginative look at life in New York City constructed entirely out of LEGOs. Greenwillow Books. Abrams Image. Designer and illustrator christoph niemann was inspired to create a series of miniature New York vignettes out of his sons' toys after a few cold and dark winter days in Berlin. I lego n. Y. Also available from Christoph Niemann: Abstract City and Sunday Sketching.

I Lego N.Y. - The resulting collection is delightful in its simplicity and moving in its ability to cature the spirit of life in New York in so few strokes. Greenwillow Books. This book includes all of the original images, plus thirteen new creations. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Pet Dragon: A Story about Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese Characters

Greenwillow Books 9780061577765 - By ingeniously integrating written Chinese characters into the illustrations as the story progresses, unique, Christoph Niemann has created a book that is engrossing, and memorable. Greenwillow Books. The pet dragon is a playful introduction to the fascinating world of Chinese language and culture. Meet lin and her pet dragon! When the dragon mysteriously disappears, Lin sets off on a journey to find her best friend.

Abrams Image. And a terrific story to share with children everywhere. Greenwillow Books. And readers set off on a journey of learning and discovery. You are invited to join Lin for an adventure you will not soon forget! Abrams. Greenwillow Books. Used book in Good Condition.

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Paula Scher: MAPS

Princeton Architectural Press - In the early 1990s, celebrated graphic designer Paula Scher Make It Bigger, 2002 began painting maps of the world as she sees it. Paintings as tall as twelve feet depict continents, countries, and cities swirling in torrents of information and undulating with colorful layers of hand-painted boundary lines, place-names, and provocative cultural commentary.

Displaying a powerful command of image and type, Scher brilliantly transformed the surface area of our world. Collected here for the first time, Paula Scher MAPS presents thirty-nine of Scher's obsessively detailed, highly personal creations. Greenwillow Books. Greenwillow Books. Greenwillow Books. Abrams Image.

Paula Scher: MAPS - Used book in Good Condition. The larger her canvases grew, the more expressionistic her geographical visions became. Abrams.

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Graphic: 500 Designs that Matter

Phaidon Press - Greenwillow Books. Used book in Good Condition. Abrams Image. Derived from the acclaimed phaidon archive of graphic design, this fascinating compendium celebrates the long, posters, from the first sample of movable type and the Nuremberg Chronicle of the fifteenth century to the cutting-edge magazines, rich history of graphic design, and ephemera of today.

Phaidon Press. Greenwillow Books. Five hundred of the most iconic graphic designs of all time, image, space, from the beginnings of mechanical reproduction to the presentThe process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, and colour informs the way we connect across languages and cultures.

Graphic: 500 Designs that Matter - Abrams. Greenwillow Books. Compiled and written by a global team of experts, this book is international in its scope and appeal.

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Yes is More. An Archicomic on Architectural Evolution

TASCHEN - At big we are devoted to investing in the overlap between radical and reality. He then creates intelligent synergies from wild energies and unforeseen dynamics, functional, valuable, and transforms them into surprising, and beautiful solutions to the specific and complex challenges in each task. Big projects have won awards from the royal Academy of Fine Arts, and the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Architecture Biennale, as well as many other international prizes.

. We believe there is a third way between these diametric opposites: a pragmatic utopian architecture that creates socially, economically, and environmentally perfect places as a practical objective. Greenwillow Books. In all our actions we try to move the focus from the little details to the BIG picture. Bjarke ingels attracts highly talented coworkers, but also gifted and ambitious clients from all over the world.

Yes is More. An Archicomic on Architectural Evolution - Architecture seems entrenched: naively utopian or petrifyingly pragmatic. Greenwillow Books. Abrams Image. Evergreen. As an extension of its methods and results, its debut monograph uses the most approachable and populist means of communication available―the comic. Yes is more is a play on words that represents the company’s ethos and sums up its irreverent attitude towards excessive formalism, and its determination to involve the population at large in its creations.

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That's How!

Greenwillow Books 9780062019639 - Greenwillow Books. Abrams Image. Evergreen. How do things work?Hmmm. Let me think. That's how!christoph niemann invites you to look below the surface in this visual exploration of the way things work. Greenwillow Books. Phaidon Press. Turns out there is more to it than meets the eye! Abrams. Used book in Good Condition.

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