5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival

The London Design Festival already started and is set to bring the art of design to the heart of the British capital, September 17 to 25. Today, Design Limited Edition selected 5 mandatory design books that you have to read before going to this design show! This is useful reading material to bring you up to speed with the world of design this fall.

bl-limited-edition-750 london design festival 5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival bl limited edition 750Arita / Table of Contents: Studies in Japanese Porcelain by Anniina Koivu, published by Phaidon

5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival london design festival 5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival AritaThe art of Japanese porcelain manufacturing began in Arita, some 400 years ago. This book, published by Phaidon, celebrates traditional Japanese ceramic culture through the ages.

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Cartier Dazzling: High Jewelry and Precious Objects by François Chaille, published by Flammarion

5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival london design festival 5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival CartietAlthough mere mortals can only dream of donning Cartier’s legendary jewelry creations, this book showcases a selection of the luxury label’s dazzling delights. The tome is written by the same French fashion writer behind The Book of Ties.

Empire Style: The Hôtel de Beauharnais in Paris by Jörg Ebeling and Ulrich Leben, published by Flammarion

5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival london design festival 5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival EmpirestyleIn 1803, Joséphine Bonaparte — wife of the future Emperor of France — acquired the Hôtel de Beauharnais in Paris, which she renovated for her son, Eugène de Beauharnais. Becoming an embassy during the 19th century, the Hôtel is a visible incarnation of Consulate and Empire décor styles. This first monograph dedicated to the building is due for release in November.

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Hadid by Philip Jodido, published by Taschen

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After her sudden and unexpected death this year, this book celebrates one of the leading figures of world architecture. Known for her large, bold structures with audacious curves, Zaha Hadid was the first female recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. This Taschen monograph looks back over the renowned architect’s extraordinary career.

 Volez Voguez Voyagez (Louis Vuitton) published by Assouline

5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival london design festival 5 Mandatory Design Books for London Design Festival Volez Voguez Voyagez Louis VuittonBased on the recent Louis Vuitton exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris, this book from Assouline is ideal for anyone who couldn’t catch the show. It’s also a great way to discover the world of the famous French luggage maker, intent on making traveling effortless and fashionable.

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