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For Tall People
Scott Johnson’s Performative Skyscraper: Tall Building Design Now ($45) examines current trends in high-rise designs and the technologies shaping the new forms.
Gil Garcetti’s latest book of photography, Japan: A Reverence for Beauty ($250), explores this concept through five short essays on Japanese culture and tradition.
For the Zen Designer
Karen McCartney’s Superhouse ($70) showcases interior design beyond the everyday, focusing not on size but on houses that are “in tune with their surroundings.”
For the Foodie
The Gamble House Cookbook: Good Design, Good Food ($30) presents nearly 200 delicious recipes served by the members of the Docent Council of the Gamble House, while celebrity chef Mark Peel of Campanile reinterprets a selection of Mary Gamble’s handwritten recipes.
Grids & Guides ($16.95), a sleek, durable notebook offers the perfect canvas for designers on the run. With 144 pages of graph paper in eight repeating designs, the book is ready to be filled with everyday observations.