Stroll around some of the greatest cities in the world and discover what they were like a century ago at the start of the modern age. Explore 100 routes around 15 different cities at the turn of the 20th century thanks to a million tiny vintage images - from London to Havana, New York to Shanghai and Vienna to Milan. These journeys around today's cityscapes reveal memories, historical facts, great monuments, sights and sounds, local myths and fleeting impressions, as well as locations where time has stood still, such as the Eiffel Tower on the banks of the Seine and the Stray Dog Cabaret on the banks of the Neva in St. Petersburg. With 160 pages, this book includes 75 painstakingly researched illustrations, all with the unmistakable and surprising graphic style of Lorenzo Petrantoni. Texts by Gianni Morelli.
In 1225 the infirm St. Francis, living in a hut in a church garden, wrote this poem in which he looks on the face of creation and blesses it in its totality. Our text is a translation of the poem by Matthew Arnold. We have illuminated each line with paintings -- ""Praised be my Lord for our brother the Wind"" is accompanied by a Corot painting of trees bent before a gale, and also an illustration by Frank Pape in which a dove is borne joyously upward. In this manner two faces of wind are shown, and the words made more vividly manifest.
A hand gesture is arguably the most effective form of expression, whether you re defaming a friend s mother or telling a perfect stranger to get lost. Learn how to go beyond just flipping the bird with this illustrated guide to rude hand gestures all around the world, from asking for sex in the Middle East to calling someone crazy in Italy. Detailed photographs of hand models and subtle tips for proper usage make Rude Hand Gestures of the World the perfect companion for globe-trotters looking to offend.
This fancy-ass set of ten graphite eraser-topped Standard HB/No. 2 pencils features inspirational profanity, calligraphic flourishes, and foil stamping. A great way to add a touch of humor and irreverence to everyday writings.
Did your daughter just get out of bed for the twelfth time to ask for a glass of water? We've got the perfect ros for your sanity. Did your son just have a meltdown in the middle of the grocery store? We've got a Pinot for your pain. Has your child's math homework left you in a state of total depression? Try a Syrah to get you out of that funk.
Whine includes 50 perfect pairings to matchyour child's perfectly rotten behavior You'll also discover the best ways to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew (hint: use a shoe). As a bonus, each wine featured in the book comes with a sticker, so every time you sample a wine to match a rotten behavior, go ahead and add it to the Periodic Table of W(h)ine that folds out of the book. The sticker groupings will help you determine if your child has behavior problems, attitude problems, or just plain bad DNA
So whether you like your "juice" from the glass, the bottle, or the box, this is the perfect book to wine your way through the joys of day-to-day parenting.
Graduate your hand-lettering skills to art worthy of hanging on the wall. We've pulled together the artistic talents of four professional hand-letterersand calligraphers to give you complete instructions. Included are all the tools you'll need to get creating.
The Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit comes beautifully packaged in a hardcover case filled with everything new letterers will need. Get a handle on drawing elegant lettering with the 40-page project book filled with lessons and inspiration, a slate board and easel for practice, notecards for finished projects, and all the art supplies you'll need.
You've no doubt seen how popular lettering has become on Instagram, Pinterest, and other sites.Even if you're new to lettering--or to making art entirely --these tips, techniques, and materials will have you completing project after project. With the Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit, you'll be able to experiment with cursive script, get your feet wet with calligraphy, and embellish and illuminate hand-lettered artwork from day one.
This all-in-one art guide is perfect for the artist in your life. The highly giftable kit brings everything an artist needs for a weekend of artistic fun or a new skill for a lifetime.
On good days, cats are known for their poise, discerning tastes and impeccable personal hygiene. On other days they seem to make it their mission in life to shred our toilet paper, puke on our most prized possessions and potty in whatever house plant appears to be your favorite. Cat-astrophe features sassy memes of these fluffy pranksters, caught in the most hilarious, most shameful and all-to-well-known feline misdeeds, clearly enacted with little to no remorse. Cat lovers everywhere will identify with and giggle through the frustrations of the day as this hilarious book reminds us that unconditional love goes both ways.
- Sex and Relationships
- Work and Money
- Politics and the Media
- Drugs and Drinking
- Movies and Television
- Music and Literature
- And more
Here is a book that will make you laugh. It's a book that will make someone else cry. It's a book every student of the American psyche (that's all of us, Sparky) needs to have. Let loose. Let your inner anger become a positive rather than a negative, but most of all, have fun. (Yeah, like that's something you know how to do.) "Why a handbook, a primer, a guidebook, a whatever? Why not? What are you, the New York Times Book Review? Because...that's why. I know we've got All Franken, Jim Norton, Denis Leary, and Lewis Black--all leading champions of nsark--but those guys down't look at the origins, at the history, of this fine and playful way of life. Within these pages are examples of snark that stretch back generations, that run the gamut from hilarity to satire."