Then We Came to the End: A Novel

Then We Came to the End: A Novel

The most HYSTERICAL book about cubicle culture. Laugh out loud funny....and excellent writing. A must read!

  • Taschen's Mid-Century Ads: Advertising from the Mad Men Era is a new two volume hardcover set filled with colorful reprints of fabulous and hilarious ads and campaigns from the 50s and 60s.

  • His 1999 art exhibit (despite being entitled "Sensation") almost never happened but Saatchi lives to tell that tale . . . and many marvelous more. Worth a peek for art lovers and collectors and sensationalists of every stripe.

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  • Spain: a country that calls so many famed artists ? Picasso, Dali, Goya, Miro, to name only four ? its own. Yet, the reputation of its graphic designers has never been fully recognized by the international design community, until ... Spain: a country that calls so many famed artists ? Picasso, Dali, Goya, Miro, to name only four ? its own. Yet, the reputation of its graphic designers has never been fully recognized by the international design community, until now. Pioneers of Spanish Graphic Design establishes, once and for all, the legacy of 15 ground-breaking Spanish graphic designers working between 1939-1975. While that historical era was one of economic and political isolation in Spain these designers elevated the daily grind of commercial graphic design work to the level of true inspiration, altering the visual culture of post-war Spain.

  • I get so excited whenever I see a Marc Jacobs ad in a magazine. They are so unique, bold, and confusing, but I guess that Marc Jacobs for you. Photographer Juergen Teller has been instrumental in the branding of this designer and ... I get so excited whenever I see a Marc Jacobs ad in a magazine. They are so unique, bold, and confusing, but I guess that Marc Jacobs for you. Photographer Juergen Teller has been instrumental in the branding of this designer and this book documents the whole process. Feel free to send me one for my b-day.

  • I'm a sucker for Roy Lichtenstein's 2D, Benday dotted, cartoon-like Pop Art.

  • “Car Girls” (Aperture). The book represents five years of Ms. Hassink’s photography of female models at auto shows around the globe, from Detroit to Shanghai.

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  • A riveting look at the complex relationship even the most jaded industry insider has with brand allegiance. Editorial review: Brands are dead. Advertising no longer works. Weaned on TiVo, the Internet, and other emerging te... A riveting look at the complex relationship even the most jaded industry insider has with brand allegiance. Editorial review: Brands are dead. Advertising no longer works. Weaned on TiVo, the Internet, and other emerging technologies, the short-attention-span generation has become immune to marketing. Consumers are “in control.” Or so we’re told. In Buying In, New York Times Magazine “Consumed” columnist Rob Walker argues that this accepted wisdom misses a much more important and lasting cultural shift. As technology has created avenues for advertising anywhere and everywhere, people are embracing brands more than ever before–creating brands of their own and participating in marketing campaigns for their favorite brands in unprecedented ways. Increasingly, motivated consumers are pitching in to spread the gospel virally, whether by creating Internet video ads for Converse All Stars or becoming word-of-mouth “agents” touting products to friends and family on behalf of huge corporations. In the process, they–we–have begun to funnel cultural, political, and community activities through connections with brands. Walker explores this changing cultural landscape–including a practice he calls “murketing,” blending the terms murky and marketing–by introducing us to the creative marketers, entrepreneurs, artists, and community organizers who have found a way to thrive within it. Using profiles of brands old and new, including Timberland, American Apparel, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Red Bull, iPod, and Livestrong, Walker demonstrates the ways in which buyers adopt products, not just as consumer choices, but as conscious expressions of their identities. Part marketing primer, part work of cultural anthropology, Buying In reveals why now, more than ever, we are what we buy–and vice versa.

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  • "The Yo! show had its beginnings in 2002 during the march to war in Iraq. Starting originally with 14 posters, it has since grown into an international exhibition, featuring work from a growing roster of over 130 artists. Past sho... "The Yo! show had its beginnings in 2002 during the march to war in Iraq. Starting originally with 14 posters, it has since grown into an international exhibition, featuring work from a growing roster of over 130 artists. Past shows have included Tokyo, San Francisco, New York, Milan, Rejkyavik, Washington D.C., Boston and Chicago. The book is a complete companion catalog to the stunning exhibitions!"

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  • Up the Agency is a funny look at the advertising world with all its quirks, slang and types. It's written by Peter Mayle, who actually worked in advertising before he became a full time writer. It's a tiny bit outdated, as the ... Up the Agency is a funny look at the advertising world with all its quirks, slang and types. It's written by Peter Mayle, who actually worked in advertising before he became a full time writer. It's a tiny bit outdated, as the internet is not in this at all. But it's still rather funny, in that dry, matter-of-fact British humor way. $10 new.

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  • Mondino presents his guitar photographs created over the past twenty years as commissioned works or his own projects. They portray famous rock and pop musicians such as Mick Jagger, Madonna, Tom Waits, and Keith Richards; models a... Mondino presents his guitar photographs created over the past twenty years as commissioned works or his own projects. They portray famous rock and pop musicians such as Mick Jagger, Madonna, Tom Waits, and Keith Richards; models and celebrities with guitars; and numerous anonymous guitar players. Central subject and the undisputed star of each picture, however, is the guitar itself.

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  • It's one of those tittles and book covers designs that make me want to buy it without knowing what the book is about