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New Design Books

New to the library this month is three volume set The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design. These reference books are on the new book display until 14th June after which time they can be found on the shelves at shelfmark 745.403 BLO. 24 more words

New Books Display

A Lovely Vintage Children’s Concept Book About How the Imagination Works, Newly Discovered and Illustrated – Brain Pickings

For the Children, Shaping Their Imaginations:

Brought to You by Your Curated Information Blog, Create & Be Well

     Brain Pickings is the ultimate  source of books you might otherwise never find. 124 more words

Book review: Graphic Design: The New Basics (2nd edition) by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips

Graphic Design: The New Basics
by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips
Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
Published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2015.

How do designers get ideas?

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Books are decorative adding colour and shape to a room. It is a message that someone is probably reading in the house, or that books are valued by the person, who did the decorating. 344 more words


My Stylish French Girlfriends and My Love of French Design


I am a total bookworm!!! A cozy chair, a rainy day and a good book is a perfect day to me, unfortunately living in Southern California does not lend to many rainy days, not that I’m complaining, but when it’s does, you know where to find me. 682 more words

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