Concepts in Space — The experimental art of Olafur Eliasson
Studio Olafur Eliasson is an experimental laboratory located in Berlin. Led by renowned Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, it functions as an interdisciplinary space, generating fresh dialogues between art and its surroundings.
This rich sourcebook enables the reader to delve into the corners and crevices of the Studio’s diverse projects. The key concepts behind the works are presented alphabetically, and unfold in the course of short conversations with the artist.
The majority of Eliasson’s thought-provoking installations, photographs, sculptures, and architectural projects to date is included, with additional material focusing on the research processes at Studio Olafur Eliasson.
In the first monograph on the imaginative Japanese product designer Naoto Fukasawa, this book charts his success within IDEO in the USA, at MUJI and in his own company, Naoto Fukasawa Design. Now one of the best-known Japanese product designers working today, achieving widespread recognition with his groundbreaking wall-mounted CD player, designed for Muji in 1999. The book explores all aspects of Fukasawa’s design range, from umbrellas and vases to sofas, mobile phones and packaging, all designed with close observations of how we use things in our everyday lives.
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More photographs uncovered from the Julius Shulman archive. Tashen pays tribute to residential and commercial buildings that had slipped from public view in this three volume set.
A resident of Los Angeles since 1920, Julius Shulman has been documenting modernist architecture in Southern California and across the globe for nearly eight decades. His images of Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House No. 22 (1960) in Los Angeles and Richard J. Neutra’s Kaufmann House (1947) in Palm Springs are among the most recognizable and iconic architectural photographs of the 20th century.
Buy it here: Julius Shulman, Modernism Rediscovered