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Will Jones – The Bicycle Artisans

The Bicycle Artisans

To mark the publication of his new book, The Bicycle Artisans, we spoke to author Will Jones about the renaissance in custom-made bicycles around the world today. Which countries really stand out in terms of custom bicycle production right now? The US, UK and Australia have a lot of custom bike builders at the moment, [...]

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Q&A: Shadow Type

A brief Q&A with typography authorities Steven Heller and Louise Fili about their new book Shadow Type, a breathtaking spectrum of vintage shadow typefaces for today’s graphic designer. What’s the idea behind your latest book Shadow Type? First Louise Fili and I did Scripts, perhaps the most frequently used non-Roman type style. So, Shadow is [...]

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Q&A: Inside Derek Jarman’s sketchbooks

Throughout his career, the British film-maker Derek Jarman created beautiful handmade books in which he kept poetry, drawings, pressed flowers, photographs, scripts and notes – seen together they reveal the story of how he gathered, shaped and made concrete his ideas. To get a closer look, we visited the BFI National Archive’s Special Collections with [...]

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Q&A: Who were the Neanderthals?

A brief Q&A with the authors of The Neanderthals Rediscovered, Dimitra Papagianni and Michael A. Morse. What are your backgrounds as writers? We both studied archaeology, in fact, that’s how we met. While we both enjoy fieldwork and original research, there is nothing more rewarding than sharing what we know with non-specialists. We have done [...]

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Q&A: Ana Benaroya Presents Illustration Next

Ana Benaroya is the woman behind Illustration Next, an outstanding global survey that brings together 50 leading illustrators for an exciting collaboration project. Read her Q&A below to find out about the making of the book, and why she wants to unite art and illustration. What led you into illustration? My interest in illustration and [...]

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VIDEO: Taxidermy is alive and well

Taxidermy is making a dramatic comeback across the arts, in fashion and jewelry design, and in advertising. Last week we visited Alexis Turner’s incredible studio in London to hear about the resurgence of interest in this rich art form, the subject of his forthcoming book Taxidermy. Watch the video here More information about Taxidermy can [...]

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T&H Staff Members Win Prestigious Awards

Two Thames & Hudson staff members have scooped both awards in the Picture Research category of the Longman – History Today Awards 2013. Pauline Hubner won the overall Picture Research Prize for her work on The Great Builders, while Louise Thomas’s work on Gay Life Stories was Highly Commended. Thames & Hudson spoke to the [...]

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Q&A: Alexander Nagel introduces Medieval Modern

Our groundbreaking title Medieval Modern offers a radical new reading of art since the Middle Ages and sheds fresh light on the deep connections between modern and pre-modern art. In this fascinating interview, author Alexander Nagel talks to Kaiya Stone about the origins of the book and highlights works that have inspired and influenced its [...]

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Q&A: Olivier Dupon Introduces The New Jewelers

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In his beautiful new book, The New Jewelers, Olivier Dupon introduces the finest modern jewelers practising today. Here, Olivier reveals the surprising trends in contemporary jewelry design that inspired him to write the book. What inspired you to produce The New Jewelers? I love fashion, appreciate craft and have always been fascinated by luxury. Jewelry [...]

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Why Every Fashion Student Should Blog

The Fashion Resource Book, out this week, shows students and professional designers how to use visual research to develop a personal aesthetic as a fashion designer in a global industry. Author Robert Leach spoke to Thames & Hudson about why having a blog is an important part of being a designer today. Scroll to the [...]

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