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COFFEE TABLE BOOKS WE RECOMMEND FOR JUNE

COFFEE TABLE BOOKS WE RECOMMEND FOR JUNE

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Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

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More than just a pretty cover; these coffee-table books are nice to hold, page through and read too...

This month of May, we're highlighting three coffee-table books that will instantly add colour to your coffee-table (or nooks), whilst showcasing your unique interests and signalling your erudition.

Moon Paradise

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Over the years, mankind has explored the moon and its brilliant satellite, giving us more insight into the mystery and the possibilities of the moon than ever before. Assouline has launched a new tome, titled Moon Paradise, dedicated to all things moon – from fashion to space travel. Examining the moon as a scientific and cultural symbol, Moon Paradise is a stunning curation of images that will make you want to browse through its pages more than once.

Moon Paradise is now available on Assouline.com.

Future Now: Virtual Sneakers to Cutting-Edge Kicks

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If you're a sneakerhead, this one's for you. Shoe designers are challenging us on what shoes can look and feel like and Rizzoli has published a book that explores today's most futuristic footwear designs, the ones that use new technologies such as 3-D printing and smart technology to the invention of sustainable materials, including “leather” made from mushrooms and soles made from reclaimed ocean plastics. Titled Future Now: Virtual Sneakers to Cutting-Edge Kicks, the book will feature in-depth interviews with designers including Iris van Herpen, the team at RTFKT, Steven Smith, Eric Avar, Alexander Taylor, and more, whilst giving an overview of great footwear innovations from the past. 

Future Now: Virtual Sneakers to Cutting-Edge Kicks will be available from June 14, 2022, on Rizzoli.com.

Michelangelo. The Complete Works. Paintings, Sculptures, Architecture

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Michelangelo was a Renaissance polymath genius who made some of the most iconic sculptures around the world. A new book by Taschen titled Michelangelo. The Complete Works. Paintings, Sculptures, Architecture traces the extraordinary depth of his work, followed by his ascent to the elite of the Renaissance and art industry. Can you imagine how richly illustrated the chapters are?

Michelangelo. The Complete Works. Paintings, Sculptures, Architecture is now available on Taschen.com.

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