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Bookish Gifts For Christmas With Thames & Hudson - And 30% Off!

Christmas Countdown

Ok people, we’re at the pointy end of our Christmas Countdown now – just 5 days left to shop!

Today, we’re perusing the bookshelves at Thames & Hudson… who are offering a staggering 30% off all of our Top Picks for TDF Readers!

Shop now until this Sunday December 8th to receive this  exclusive offer.

4th December, 2019
Lucy Feagins
Wednesday 4th December 2019

‘Let’s be honest… you really can never have enough books!’

Thames & Hudson is a much loved publisher of titles across architecture, design, art food and more. Whether you’re shopping for Mum, Dad, kids or workmates, Thames & Hudson have all bases covered – and let’s be honest…. you really can never have enough books!

We’ve handpicked out top twelve titles for Christmas, with a focus on Australian art and design titles, and a few extra favourites thrown in for good measure! And the best part? This selection of books is available at 30% off for our Christmas Countdown!

The Design Files’ Top Picks :

Concrete Houses by Joe Rollo – Concrete Houses explores the use of concrete in landmark contemporary residential architecture, from Australia and abroad.

Australia Modern by Hannah Lewi and Phillip Goad – An essential book for those passionate about Australian modernism, featuring 100 significant buildings by Australia’s most revered architects, exploring how modernism has shaped Australian society.

Mirka Mora by Sabine Cotte – With privileged access to the artist and her studio, Sabine Cotte offers a new perspective on the extraordinary Mirka Mora, and her significance as one of Australia’s most compelling and prolific artists.

Del Kathryn Barton – A compact, 96 page monograph on one of Australia’s most celebrated female artists, designed for optimum visual impact!

Step into Paradise – The first definitive survey of two of Australia’s best known fashion designers, Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson, spanning more than four decades of their creative practice.

I Can Cook Vegan by Isa Chandra Moskowitz – A beautifully designed primer on plant-based cooking.

The Idle Beekeeper by Bill Anderson – Urban beekeeper Bill Anderson draws upon his decades of experience to offer a step-by-step guide to building a hive system to harvest honey and extract honeycomb, make mead and beeswax candles, and to closely observe and understand bees!

Loopy Mango Knitting by Oejong Kim – A collection of 34 stylish, quick-to-make big-knit pieces from cult American indie fashion brand Loopy Mango!

You Might Find Yourself by Tai Snaith – A delightful children’s book from Melbourne artist Tai Snaith, that celebrates empathy, compassion and the power of the imagination.

In An Australian Light A photographic celebration of the particular beauty of Australian light, this generous publication roams the country, from rugged coastline to arid outback, to reveal how light shapes our wide, brown land.

The Light Fades but the Gods Remain by Bill Henson – Commissioned by Monash Gallery of Art, seminal Australian artist Henson has revisited his home suburb of Glen Waverley to create new work. These new images of Australian suburbia are unexpected, offering a view of what is ‘just down the street’, seen in a new light. The Light Fades but the Gods Remain, accompanied by an exhibition of both series of work at Monash Gallery of Art, celebrates an extraordinary artist at two stages in his career.

Paris by Design by Eva JorgensenThe definitive Paris book, for the design-savvy traveller! This book combines interviews, profiles, essays, tips, and lists, drawing on an eclectic group of contributors who offer travel tips and insight into Paris’s fashion, design, craft, and art scenes.

 

The Christmas Countdown offer :

Thames & Hudson are offering 30% off TDF’s Top Picks for Christmas – use discount code TDFXMAS30.

Shop Thames & Hudson now!

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