From western-based motifs with covered wagons to freeform abstract markings inspired by Pollack and de Kooning, this neat collection of 1950s patterns captures the major trends from the heyday of postwar design. Featuring all the print gurus of the time, including Lucienne Day, Robert Stewart, and Maija Isola of Marimekko,
More than a required reading list, The Western Canon is a major work of vision by the foremost literary critic in America. In defining the essential masterworks of world literature--the Western Canon--Bloom enlightens and inspires all readers to return to the special joys of reading that our literary tradition offers. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year.
A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sartre, Edmund Wilson, Victor Gollancz, Lillian Hellman, Cyril Connolly, Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Kenneth Tynan, and Noam Chomsky, among others, are revealed as intellectuals both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous.
From the irreverent star of Fox News's "Red Eye "and "The Five," hilarious observations on the manufactured outrage of an oversensitive, wussified culture. Greg Gutfeld hates artificial tolerance. At the root of every single major political conflict is the annoying coddling Americans must endure of these harebrained liberal hypocrisies. In fact, most of the time liberals uses the mantle of tolerance as a guise for their pathetic intolerance. And what we really need is smart intolerance, or…
Suitable for designers, social historians and those with an interest in the style-defining 1950s, this title takes the reader on a tour of the trends and signature styles of the era - from Audrey Hepburn chic to high school prom queen. It deconstructs the key elements of iconic 50s fashions, focusing on the origins of many items of clothing.
Contains 500 iconic covers from the Ladybird archives, ranging from the most-loved covers of the 1940s, 50s and 60s to some of the more unusual and striking Ladybird covers from the 1970s and 80s. This book showcases personal favourites from Ladybird staff both past and present, and those of Ladybird fans from around the world.