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Paul Smith: You Can Find Inspiration in Everything
And if You Can't, Look Again

Far from being a fashion monograph, this book "images" Paul Smith's brain on to the page, presenting original and often humorous thoughts and ideas in shop windows, in advertising campaigns, in photographs and souvenirs brought back from world travels that became the inspiration for the look of the season. In addition to texts and images by Paul Smith himself, collaborations include: an account of his teenage obsession with cycling by Richard Williams, sports writer on the "Guardian"; a fiction by celebrated novelist James Flint; interviews with neuroscientist Dr Semir Zeki and curator Hans-Ulrich Obrist; two posters; and "The Bunny", a comic book within the book, complete with a cryptic crossword, puzzles, a fold-out board game and illustrations by various acclaimed artists and designers.

Paul Smith (born 1946) is a multi-award-winning designer who works in a variety of media and is best known for his menswear collections. This book, one of his most personal and exuberant projects, has been variously described as "A ripe blend of master craftsmanship and Monty Pythonesque lunacy" ("Ink"), and "A treasure trove for anyone interested in fashion and art" ("The Bookseller").

Paperback, 2003, 295 pages, very good condition Please click here to ask a question
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