Alexander Girard La Fonda Del Sol Coloring Book

The late architect, designer and artist Alexander Girard’s playful suns—outlined in this new coloring book, which has been named for the solar motifs within the design of the NYC restaurant La Fonda Del Sol—were a study in visceral composition and expressive detail. In the book, countless iterations of Girard’s famed suns await decorating and coloring from artists of all ages. Price is in euros.

Eames Furniture Source Book

A detailed look into the influential furniture created by Charles and Ray Eames, the Eames Furniture Source Book delves into the duo’s stunning designs, innovative use of materials and pioneering spirit. Tracing iconic creations (from their moulded plywood collection to their wire chairs) in addition to prototypes, experiments and study models, the book’s insightful text is accompanied by 350 images. It’s a deep dive into …

New Slate of Books + Exhibitions Redress Women’s Contributions to Design History

This fall, two books and two international exhibits will highlight women designers whose groundbreaking work shaped the industry, redressing the design world’s exclusionary history. The upcoming works will span genres of design. The book Baseline Shift: Untold Stories of Women in Graphic Design History, for instance, covers calligraphers and bookmakers among other designers, while the book Designing Motherhood: Things that Make and Break Our Births showcases …