Nara is renowned for his love of Manga and Pop Art, yet a 2007 residency in Shigaraki a centre of Japanese ceramics led him to an unexpected new medium: clay. Exhibited at Tokyo's Tomio Koyama Gallery, 161 Nara ceramics are presented in this book, photographed for large format by friend and collaborator Chie Morimoto.
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid (b. 1950), known internationally for her radically innovative buildings, has designed furniture and objects since the beginning of her professional practice. This lesser-known aspect of her career takes center stage for the first time in the United States in Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion, which includes furniture, lighting, footwear, jewelry, and other objects that are as experimental in their design as any of her buildings.