Lettering Large cover

Lettering Large: Art and Design of Monumental Typography by Steven Heller and Mirko Ilić The Monacelli Press, 2013 Hardcover, 224 pages What happens to letters, words and phrases when they are blown up from their usual place on the pages of a book ...Read More

Old Buildings, New Forms cover

Old Buildings, New Forms: New Directions in Architectural Transformations by Françoise Astorg Bollack The Monacelli Press, 2013 Hardcover, 224 pages I have always loved old buildings. They are the visible, three-dimensional record of our life on earth. They can be thrilling or modest ...Read More

Book covers

Contemporary Follies by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn The Monacelli Press, 2012 Hardcover, 240 pages White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes by Raymund Ryan University of California Press, 2012 Hardcover, 120 pages Wine and Architecture by Heinz-Gert Woschek, Denis Duhme, Katrin Friederichs EDITION Detail, 2012 Paperback, 144 ...Read More

Thomas Heatherwick: Making

Thomas Heatherwick: Making by Thomas Heatherwick with Maisie Rowe Monacelli Press, 2012 Hardcover, 600 pages If the size of a monograph is an expression of a designer's ego, Thomas Heatherwick has plenty to share. Clocking in at 600 pages and over two inches ...Read More

Carrot City cover

Carrot City: Creating Places for Urban Agriculture by Mark Gorgolewski, June Komisar, Joe Nasr The Monacelli Press, 2011 Hardcover, 240 pages Urban agriculture in its latest guise is a concept I first encountered in 2004 when I wrote an article on Chicago's aptly ...Read More

SHoP: Out of Practice

SHoP: Out of Practice by SHoP Architects The Monacelli Press, 2012 Hardcover, 420 pages Given their output, it is probably surprising to many people that this is the first monograph on New York City-based SHoP Architects. But given the firm's distinct levels of ...Read More

Rafael Moneo: Remarks on 21 Works

Rafael Moneo: Remarks on 21 Works by Rafael Moneo, with photographs by Michael Moran, edited by Laura Martínez de Guereñu The Monacelli Press, 2010 Softcover, 668 pages In the preface to José Rafael Moneo's book highlighting 21 of his completed buildings from 1973-2007, ...Read More

Immaterial World and a+t 36

Immaterial World: Transparency in Architecture by Mark Kristal Monacelli Press, 2011 Hardcover, 216 pages a+t 36: Strategy Public edited by Javier Mozas & Aurora Fernandez Per a+t, 2010 Paperback, 320 pages As I've mentioned on my web pages numerous times when reviewing books, collections ...Read More