Tag Archives: Taschen

  • ‘Massimo Listri: The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries’ from Taschen

    ‘Massimo Listri: The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries’ from Taschen

    Personally, when I think about libraries, I think about cozy suburban branches, or massive modern downtown libraries, rather than the opulent cathedrals of learning that have been around for hundreds of years. Still, in browsing around the new Taschen joint Massimo Listri: The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries, I can see the appeal of the latter. As […]

  • ‘Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon: The Greatest Movie Never Made’

    ‘Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon: The Greatest Movie Never Made’

    Everybody has a favorite movie, but it takes a truly cultured mind to have a favorite movie that doesn’t exist. It might be the Wachowskis‘ Plastic Man movie. It might be George A. Romero’s Resident Evil. Or it might be the movie that serves as the subject of the new Taschen book release: Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon: The Greatest Movie Never […]

  • ‘National Geographic Infographics’ From Taschen

    ‘National Geographic Infographics’ From Taschen

    Infographics are all the rage these days, but National Geographic have been doing them for 125 years and counting. Now, the magazine is teaming up with Taschen for a handsome hardcover collection of its infographics over the years/decades/century and change, entitled National Geographic Infographics. Featuring detailed infographics on subjects like “A History of Skis,” “Ocean […]