Habitat / Maison

  • Le jardin japonais

    Sophie Walker

    • Phaidon
    • 2 November 2017

    Cette étude très complète de l'art du jardin japonais prend en compte plus de 800 ans d'histoire de ce genre. Écrivaine et paysagiste, Sophie Walker apporte un éclairage nouveau, grâce à un ensemble de textes et à la présentation de plus de 100 jardins, allant de ceux des anciens sanctuaires shinto aux jardins zen contemporains, en passant par les jardins impériaux. Des artistes, des architectes et d'autres spécialistes de premier plan livrent également leurs points de vue.

    Une étude exhaustive du jardin japonais, de ses principes et de la philosophie qui en a inspiré la conception.
    - Explore l'infl uence qu'a toujours exercée le jardin japonais, ainsi que les éléments clés de sa conception, tels le chemin, les notions esthétiques de wabi sabi et de mitate, le bouddhisme zen et la poésie des plantes.
    - Un ouvrage illustré de photographies récentes et d'images inédites de créateurs renommés, tels Yves Klein, Isamu Nobuchi et Dan Pearson.
    - Des textes d'artistes, d'architectes et d'essayistes importants donnant une vision nouvelle du jardin japonais et de son infl uence.
    - La présence d'un appendice de plantes japonaises illustré.

  • Le livre idéal sur les jardins - une sélection de jardins du monde entier et des idées pour aménager vous-même votre jardin. Présente plus de 250 jardins de tous styles, créés du xiv e  siècle à nos jours par des horticulteurs, des jardiniers et des architectes paysagistes de renom. Chaque jardin est illustré d'un riche assortiment d'images et accompagné de textes explicatifs rédigés par des jardiniers amateurs ou professionnels et des paysagistes.

    Maintenant disponible en format compact.
    - Une sélection de jardins de tous les continents - réalisée par un comité d'experts internationaux - et une véritable source d'inspiration pour les apprentis paysagistes et les passionnés de créations végétales.
    - Inclut tous les types et tous les styles de jardins, du jardin à la française du château de Versailles à l'oasis enchantée en plein coeur de Marrakech.
    - Chaque jardin est illustré par de superbes photographies couleur (plus de 1 000) et des textes à la fois concis et documentés.

  • Anglais Green escapes

    Toby Musgrave

    Cities everywhere are graced with charming but little-known, off-the-beaten-track gardens and green spaces, offering urbanites in the know a chance to immerse themselves in nature.
    These often small, well-kept secrets are not as grand as those on the tourist trail but are equally delightful and rewarding to visit, if you know where to find them. Green Escapes is the revelatory insider's guide to these secret gems.
    Each of them open to the public, the gardens range from pocket parks, courtyards, and rooftop terraces, to community gardens and more.

  • The ultimate garden book - both a collection of gardens from around the world and an inspirational resource. Featuring more than 250 permanent gardens by leading garden designers, horticulturalists, and landscape architects, from the fourteenth century to the present, and covering all key types and styles of garden. This fully illustrated compendium combines images, text, key information, and captions for each of the featured gardens, appealing to both amateur and professional gardeners, as well as garden designers.

    Now available in a new midi-format gift edition - over 25,000 copies of the original edition have been sold worldwide since its publication in 2014 - A collection of gardens from every continent - selected by an international panel of experts - and a resource for those seeking inspiration on garden design and planting - Covers all types and styles of garden, from the grandeur of Versailles to a private sanctuary in Marrakech - Illustrated with more than 1,000 colour photographs, and with concise and informative text for every featured garden

  • The ultimate celebration of the world's most gorgeous gardens - now with a fresh, new look.

    This internationally bestselling inspirational resource for garden lovers and designers sports a gorgeous new cover design - bringing the book's winning blend of authority and visual appeal to a wider-than-ever audience. The Gardener's Garden spans seven centuries to spotlight more than 250 of the globe's finest permanent gardens by leading garden designers, horticulturalists, and landscape architects, brought to life via more than 1,000 sumptuous photographs and in descriptive texts by leading garden writers.

  • Anglais Al Pacino

    Karina Longworth

    Al Pacino (born 1940) is an internationally acclaimed stage and screen actor, who learned his craft at the famous Actors Studio in New York. From his debut as a junkie in The Panic in Needle Park (1971) until his most recent film Stand Up Guys (2013), he has featured in over forty films. However, it was his role as Michael Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather (1972) that made him the iconic actor he is today.

    Pacino has received numerous awards for his work, including Best Actor Award for his role in Martin Best's Scent of a Woman (1992).

    Anatomy of an Actor titles are comprehensive studies on the craft of the world's greatest actors, through the analysis of ten of their most iconic roles. The authors examine why and how these famous actors have become some of the most respected and influential in the film world. Each title is divided into 10 chapters, each one dedicated to a specific role and fully documented with film stills, on-set photography and film sequences.

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