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Eat. Work. Shop. presents a striking collection of cutting-edge commercial sites in Japan.Vibrant color photography and compelling text make this the ultimate guide to modern Japanese life. Seven of the country's foremost architects showcase their ideas in 34 shops, restaurants, salons, bars and spas. The architecture and interior designs are uniquely Japanese and will add a distinctive flair to any retail, office or retail design project. In collaboration with a new generation of entrepreneurs, these designers are reshaping basic concepts of how contemporary Japanese eat, work and shop. Beautifully illustrated with over 250 photos, the locations in this book reflect everything from postmodern industrialism to suggestive eroticism. A whole new language of design, propelled by the Japanese penchants for innovation, has given this generation a carte blanche to redefine Japan as the world's next cultural superpower, unhindered by the barriers of tradition.
Eat Like a Wildman is a collection of the most delicious wild game and fish recipes that Sports Afield magazine has published over the last 110 years.Lifelong food connossieur and cookbook author, Rebecca Gray selects and infuses a wonderful-tasting standards with her own culinary wizardry and provides meticulous instruction on the best methods for cooking fish and game, redefining how to "eat like a wild man."
290 full-color and b&w maps and early prints. Fully illustrated history of the Pacific Ocean from Portuguese mariners to 20th centuy explorers that includes a cornucopia of rare and beautiful maps of the Pacific Ocean, in particular, Hawaii, Tahiti, Australia, and New Zealand, among other Pacific Islands and territories. The text traces the exploration, and charting of the great ocean, and follows the story from classical times through the turn of the 20th century, telling the tales of seafarers who ventured eastward from Asia and were the Pacific's greatest explorers.
Early Mapping of Southeast Asia follows the story of mapmaking, exploration and colonization in Asia from the 16th to the 19th centuries. It surveys Southeast Asia's geography and civilizations, its maps and their influence on Western worldviews, as well as the image of Southeast Asia in the eyes of its neighbors.
Flame-haired Lucie raises horses on her father's farm. One summer day, she meets a dark, handsome stranger named Joseph, and it is love at first sight. But their union is as improbable as their love is deep. For Joseph is a wanderer, a full-blooded gypsy for whom all of Europe is a stomping ground. Despite their cultural differences, they marry, have three children, and lead a normal life--with one exception: each spring, Joseph takes to the road to return to his other family, the gypsies, scattered to the four corners of Europe.More than a moving love story, Duke of Egypt is an exploration of gypsy identity, as revealed over centuries and across continents through the stories that Joseph tells to his wife. It is a tale of glory overshadowed always by grim reality that led to the gates of Auschwitz. Yet when the private world of Joseph and Lucie is threatened, the strength of their love and the strength of the gypsy spirit fuse to lift their story onto a shimmering new plane.
Growing research shows that many children from immigrant and refugee families are not doing well in school, due in part to linguistic and cultural disadvantages. Teaching dual-language learners requires cultural sensitivity, an understanding of language acquisition, and intentional teaching strategies. Combining research and techniques, this resource helps early childhood educators support dual-language learners as they develop the skills necessary for school readiness and success.Angèle Sancho Passe, an early childhood education consultant and writer, is trilingual and has worked with many programs serving dual-language learners. She is the author of Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten?
A collection of Chicago Tribune newspaper articles detailing the case and trial of Drew Peterson, the man convicted of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, and who is widely suspected of being responsible for the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.In 2004, Kathleen Savio, the third wife of Bolingbrook, Illinois, police officer Drew Peterson, was discovered dead in a bathtub from an apparent drowning. Her death was deemed accidental-at first. In 2007, following the disappearance of Peterson's fourth wife, Stacy, officials reopened the Savio case with Drew as the primary suspect.The Drew Peterson Story: Ripped from the Headlines is a true-crime ebook comprising actual Chicago Tribune articles. By compiling years of original reporting in chronological order, this book preserves the shock of each sordid twist in real time as the story grew from a local curiosity into a national phenomenon (complete with a made-for-TV Lifetime movie starring Rob Lowe).This book captures every detail of the murders and the surrounding media circus, from Peterson's bizarre reality TV stint as a celebrity criminal, to the chilling courtroom testimony of Peterson's brother as he unwittingly assisted with the disposal of a human body. Special attention is paid to the trial itself, which broke legal ground when hearsay testimony from Peterson's fourth wife, recorded before her disappearance, was allowed as evidence. The Chicago Tribune's award-winning staff possesses the unique perspective of having covered this case from beginning to end, and the most fascinating pieces have finally been curated into a single collection of the gruesome facts.
Since September 2011, the Occupy movement has captured the world's imagination. The media has been flooded with accounts of demonstrations, descriptions of the encampments, interviews with Occupiers, and discussions of Occupy's merits, political and otherwise. But what do its participants have to say? Dreaming in Public gathers together dispatches, essays, blog posts, and images from within the movement aimed at influencing its development and addressing those not yet in the streets and plazas. Produced by participant journalists, political analysts, writers, polemicists, photographers, organizers, and activists, these documents capture the vibrant, contentious, illuminating, and inventive exchange of Occupy. Work from contributors such as Naomi Klein and Harsha Walia complement public declarations from the movement, images, and graphics. Some pieces explore the rites and rituals of the movement, others its aims and overall structure. Yet others take up the role differences of race and gender play in a movement that claims to represent the 99%, and the complicated business of maintaining urban encampments. Many consider the challenge participatory democracy poses to conventional ideas of what politics is or should be. The materials in this collection attest not only to the extraordinary political energy that has already come out of Occupy, but to the implications of the movement for the future. Amy Schrager Lang is professor of English and humanities at Syracuse University and author of a number of books. Daniel Lang/Levitsky is an artist, theater producer, writer, and founding member of the Direct Action Network and Jews Against the Occupation.
In this collection of aphorisms and short essays, E.M. Cioran sets about the task of peeling off the layers of false realities with which society masks the truth. For him, real hope lies in this task, and thus, while he perceives the world darkly, he refuses to give in to despair. He hits upon this ultimate truth by developing his notion of human history and events as "a procession of delusions," striking out at the so-called "Fallacies of Hope." By examining the relationship between truth and action and between absolutes, unknowables, and frauds, Cioran comes out, for once, in favor of being.
Diagnose and repair a broad selection of popular hunting firearms in the convenience of your home workshop and save money, too. Do-It-Yourself Gun Repair is an authoritative guide to maintaining, repairing, and improving rifles, shotguns, and handguns. Many of the repairs professional gunsmiths make involve replacing broken or worn parts, and you'll learn to identify and correct these common problems quickly, safely, and easily by following the detailed instructions and illustrations of gunsmithing expert Edward A. Matunas.Matunas teaches the home gunsmith a wide variety of repairs with easy-to-understand directions and solid, step-by-step advice based on his many years of professional gunsmithing. Topics include: Hand and power tool suggestions for home gunsmithing Replacing firing pins, extractors, and ejectors Analyzing and correcting accuracy problems Top-notch information about bedding the barrel and bore Easy installation of scopes, mounts, sights, and recoil pads Repair of splits and cracks in stocks Avoiding common mistakes and time-consuming double workA unique feature of this book is a section covering disassembly, repair, and reassembly of seven of the most popular firearms: Remington 700, Remington 1100, Remington 870, Winchester 94, Savage 110, Marlin 336, and Marlin 70. The instructions are fully illustrated with photos and drawings as well as exploded views and parts lists, and much of this information can be applied to other guns with similar actions.
The Directors, Take Three offers dozens of masterful insights on the craft of directing from such renowned filmmakers as Robert Altman, Wes Craven, Alan Parker, Tim Burton, Steven Spielberg, and Barry Levinson. Here are details of their experiences making a variety of classic films from Nashville to Nightmare on Elm Street, Rain Man to Raging Bull, and Pee Wee's Big Adventure to Schindler's List. You'll discover directors' earliest reactions to scripts for films that became classics; how legendary scenes were staged and shot; behind-the-scenes stories of the unknown actors who landed major roles and went on to become superstars; the underdog films that confounded expectations; directors' unique approaches to their art; and much, much more. This magnificent series also includes each director's filmography, complete listings of major awards, and cast credits for every film discussed. A fabulous source of insights, anecdotes, and industry secrets for film buffs everywhere!
Written by a leading authority in the fields of marketing and design, here is first book ever to bring together the theory and practice of design management. In eleven comprehensive chapters, Design Management offers time-tested tools for choosing the right design agency . . . integrating design in the organization . . . creating value and contributing to company performance . . . contributing to brand value and corporate vision . . . and implementing design projects. What's more, dozens of case studies, real-life examples, and leadership profiles illustrate essential theories from design, management, and marketing. An indispensable reference for every design and marketing professional.
This update to the first book to provide explicit case histories of the successful marriage of form and content in graphic design explores more than 125 classic and contemporary works-30 of them brand new-explaining why they are aesthetically significant and how they function as good design. These thought pieces offer a vast taste of the aesthetic, political, historical, and personal issues that move today's global design community and fans.
Presenting a significant selection of seventy-eight essays, interviews, and symposia from the pioneering AIGA Journal of Graphic Design, Design Culture examines the coming of age of graphic design as a profession and its role in shaping our culture. A diverse group of leading designers, editors, academics, and professionals both within and outside the field offer stimulating views on the impact of graphic design on everyday life. Topics range from skateboard graphics to the NASA logo to Lucky Charms cereal, and are grouped under ten intriguing chapter headings, including: Love, Money, Power; Facts and Artifacts; Modern and Other Isms; Design 101; Public Works; Understanding Media; and Future Shocks. Design Culture brings new meaning to design issues for anyone interested in contemporary culture. Essays by: Philip B. Meggs, Fath Davis Ruffins, Natalia Ilyin, Rosemary Coombs, Steven Heller, Paula Scher, Rick Poynor, Michael Bierut, Lorraine Wild, Ellen Lupton, Paul Rand, Jeffery Keedy, Peter Fraterdeus, Gunar Swanson, Roy Behrens, Veronique Vienne, Paul Saffo, Jessica Helfand, Robin Kinross, Milton Glaser, Michal Rock, Ellen Shapiro, and many more. Co-published with the American Institute of Graphic Arts.
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