Rizzoli: Design is the second of four weekly editions of Dream The End's "Month of Rizzoli". Spanning diverse categories from Soviet product design to Cinelli bicycles, Punk Art, and interior design, this edition pays tribute to a variety of examples of innovative design. Rizzoli was founded in 1929 by Italian publisher Angelo Rizzoli and began its New York publishing operation in 1974. Since then Rizzoli New York has become the primary source for specialized art books in America and a fundamental fixture in the publishing world of New York City.
Featuring artist M.I.A. on the cover
Atelier AM is composed of the husband-wife team of Alexandra and Michael Misczynski. This Los Angeles based design firm is known for its ability to create sensory experiences with subtle, textural palettes, mixing modernist pieces with antiques, and employing refined and muted colors and materials.
Interiors Atelier AM was published by Rizzoli New York in September 2012 and features the photography of François Halard.
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Bernard Tschumi, born in Switzerland in 1944, is one of today's foremost architects, with offices in New York and Paris. He has taught architecture at the Architectural Association in London, Princeton University, and Cooper Union in New York. He was dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University from 1988 to 2003 and is currently a professor in the Graduate School of Architecture.
Architecture Concepts: Red is Not a Color, written by Bernard Tschumi was published by Rizzoli New York in October 2012. It is the first comprehensive treatment of his architecture. Part monograph, part architectural theory, and part story, the book narrates a three-decade journey through a perusal history of architecture and architectural ideas, mixing theory, practice, and hypothetical projects with forty built works.
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Breathless Homicidal Slime Mutants: The Art of the Paperback is a homage to the history of the mass-market paperback. It begins with books from the late nineteenth century and continues into present day, featuring the most popular genres of mystery, romance, Westerns, how-to, cooking and diet, and highbrow literature packaged for a broader audience. It focuses on the history of the art and design of the format and how it is inseparable from the history of American literacy, tastes, and mores of the twentieth century.
Breathless Homicidal Slime Mutants: The Art of the Paperback was published by Rizzoli/Universe in September 2012. Its author, Steven Brower, teaches conceptual design at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and Kean University in New Jersey.
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Cinelli is one of the leading names in bicycle design. Cino Cinelli began making bicycles in Italy in the 1940s, and since then has set the standards for bicycle and component design. Cinelli has led the evolution in professional cycling and defined the ideal of the classic bicycle.
Cinelli: The Art and Design of the Bicycle was published by Rizzoli New York in October 2012. This book provides a definitive look at how beauty and technology can meet in the simplest form of design. It was written by Ludovico Pignatti Morano and features contributions by Antonio Colombo, the president and Owner of Cinelli, cyclist Felice Gimondi, graphic designer Benny Gold, artist Barry McGee, and style icon Sir Paul Smith.
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Clarence House was founded by Robin Roberts in 1961 and has since become one of the world's most renowned textile resources. To celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, CLARENCE HOUSE: The Art of the Textile was published to offer readers a look inside the creative process and evolution of the brand.
CLARENCE HOUSE: The Art of the Textile was written by Kazumi Toshida, the Design Director for Clarence House since 1981 and Sabine Rothman, the Style Director of House Beautiful; it was photographed by François Halard. It was published by Rizzoli New York in October 2011.
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Derry Moore, the 12th Earl of Drogheda is British photographer, known for his architectural and portrait photography, who studied under Oskar Kokoshka and Bill Brandt.
Rooms was published by Rizzoli New York in November 2006. It is the culmination of Moore's collaboration with Joseph Holtzman, the founding editor in chief and art director of the celebrated and controversial magazine Nest. It features a collection of spectacular interiors photographed by Moore, ranging from Charleston, the famed haunt of the Bloomsbury group, to India's Falaknuma Palace, Paulin de Rothschild's London residence, and Chatsworth Hall, Derbyshire a grand English country house.
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Born in 1867 in Wisconsin, Frank Lloyd Wright is one of America's most famous and appreciated architects of all time. In 1887, he moved to Chicago and joined the prestigious architecture firm of Adler and Sullivan until 1893. His first independent commission was the William H. Winslow House, completed in 1894. Wright is known for his belief in creating "organic architecture", the Prairie style, and the Usonian House. Some of his most famous works include Fallingwater, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the Robie House, and Unity Temple. He passed away in 1959 at the age of 91.
Frank Lloyd Wright Designs: The Sketches, Plans, and Drawings is the first presentation in decades of the drawings of Frank Lloyd Wright. It was published by Rizzoli New York in October 2011. The author, Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, is director of archives at the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.
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Kelly Wearstler is an interior designer whose work includes the trendsetting Viceroy resorts from California to the Caribbean, taste-making hotels like Maison 140 and Avalon, the BG restaurant and lounge at Bergdorf Goodman, and upscale residences such as the Trousdale Estate. Her luxurious interiors are renowned for their use of rich colors, bold textures, patterns, and layering. In Fall 2011, she debuted her new ready-to-wear and accessories collections at Bergdorf Goodman, Nieman Marcus, Net-A-Porter, and her flagship boutique in LA. She also designs home furnishings for her Bergdorf Goodman boutique and rugs for the Rug Company. Wearstler was named "one of the best-dressed of the year" by Vogue, honored as one of the "elite design 100" by TIME Style & Design, and served as a judge on Bravo's "Top Design" series. She lives in Beverly Hills with her husband, hotelier Brad Korzen, and their two sons.
Kelly Wearstler: Rhapsody is her fourth book, profiling some of her most recent design projects. It was published by Rizzoli New York in October 2012.
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In 1938, Knoll was founded by Hans Knoll and joined by his wife Florence. The company is credited for bringing modern design to America and nurturing mid-century design talents to build the most successful and prestigious high-end furniture company in the world. Knoll has been at the front of modern and cutting-edge design; it was the first company to produce Mies van der Rohe's and Marcel Breuer's tubular furniture for a domestic market, allowing the Bauhaus ideals to become a reality for Americans. After World War II, Knoll commissioned many iconic furniture pieces, such as Eero Saarinen's Tulip chair and Harry Bertoia's Wire chairs. More recently, it has commissioned work from Frank Gehry and Richard Meier. Knoll also fully integrated graphic design into its program, with photography and advertising by Herbert Matter and Massimo Vignelli.
Knoll: A Modernist Universe was written by Brian Lutz and published by Rizzoli New York in April 2010.
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Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam, M.I.A., is an English musician, producer, painter, and director. Her music combines elements of hip-hop, electronica, dance, alternative, and influences from around the world. She is the first artist to be nominated for all of the following awards: an Academy Award (for her work on the soundtrack for Slumdog Millionaire), two Grammys, a Brit Award, and Mercury Prize; and the first artist of Asian descent to be nominated for an Academy Award and Grammy in the same year. The first nine years of her life were marked by displacement due to the Sri Lankan civil war- a theme that influences her work, which is often political. She graduated from Central Saint Martins in London.
M.I.A. was published by Rizzoli New York in October 2012 and written by M.I.A.
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Made in Russia: Unsung Icons of Soviet Design presents a survey of fifty examples of Soviet era industrial and graphic design. These designs are under-explored yet have had a lasting influence on the objects and aesthetics of Russian life and thought. Ranging from technological advances such as Sputnik, to cultural innovations like fishnet shopping bags and Cold War era arcade games, this collection explores the provenance of these objects in Soviet culture and the unique climate for design from which they emerged.
Made in Russia: Unsung Icons of Soviet Design was published by Rizzoli New York in April 2011. It was edited by Michael Idov, a native Russian and contributing editor at New York Magazine.
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Punk: An Aesthetic draws from private and public archives of rare material around the world to create an illustrated collection of punk art and ephemera. Ranging from posters for punk-rock bands, publications, and films, this collection documents the art of the punk movement and the ways it revolutionized design.
Punk: An Aesthetic was published by Rizzoli New York in September 2012. It was edited by Johan Kugelberg and features essays by Jon Savage, William Gibson, and Linda Sterling.
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Purple was founded in 1992 by Olivier Zahm and Elein Fleiss. The magazine revolutionized fashion photography in the nineties by commissioning fine artists to shoot fashion editorials. Artists that have contributed to Purple include, Terry Richarardson, Juergen Teller, Richard Prince, and Jack Pierson. The Purple Anthology was published in celebration of the magazine's fifteenth anniversary.
Purple Anthology: Art Prose Fashion Music Architecture Sex was published by Rizzoli New York in May 2008. It was written by Purple's founders Olivier Zahn and Elein Fleiss.
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The design firm Studio Job is based in Antwerp, Belgium and Breda, the Netherlands. Its two principal designers are Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel; both are graduates of the Design Academy in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Work by Studio Job is held in museums across the world.
Studio Job: The Book of Job was published by Rizzoli New York in November 2010. It was written by Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel. The book is the first monograph on Studio Job and combines a survey of the design firm with the biblical Book of Job.
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Tokujin Yoshioka is a Japanese designer based out of Tokyo. He is considered one of the most innovative contemporary designers, utilizing unconventional materials to create objects and spaces. His work is in the permanent collections of leading design museums, including MoMA New York, the Victoria and Albert in London, and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Yoshioka studied and worked under Issey Miyake and Shiro Kuramata before establishing his own practice in 2000. He has collaborated with Hermès, Cartier, and Swarovski, and some of his most famous designs include the Honey-Pop Chair, Tokyo-Pop Chair, Venus Chair, and Panna Chair.
Tokujin Yoshioka was published by Rizzoli New York in October 2010. It was written by Tokujin Yoshioka and Kazuo Hashiba.