INTERVIEW: Thomas Rinaldi: The Patented author talks about sifting through a treasure trove of 800,000 images for his new book

He describes the pride he took in unearthing 'the king of the tape dispenser', and why writing the book was like 'working with a flashlight in a graveyard'

INTERVIEW: Thomas Rinaldi: The Patented author talks about sifting through a treasure trove of 800,000 images for his new book

Catherine and John Pawson’s colour coordinated cake

Colour theory meets baking excellence in the pages of the Pawsons' new book, Home Farm Cooking

Catherine and John Pawson’s colour coordinated cake

Today’s Special just got a little bit more special!

Phaidon has teamed up with S.Pellegrino and Fine Dining Lovers to introduce a whole new audience to a whole new class of chefs

Today’s Special just got a little bit more special!

Take a look at Diane von Furstenberg’s Reading Recommendations for International Women’s Day

The designer, entrepreneur and Own It author has curated an International Women’s Day book list for Bookshop.org

Take a look at Diane von Furstenberg’s Reading Recommendations for International Women’s Day

Today’s Special: The Brazilian pioneer of culinary sustainability

Our new book profiles Manoella 'Manu' Buffara, the chef applying permaculture to fine dining

Today’s Special: The Brazilian pioneer of culinary sustainability

Catherine and John Pawson’s simple, serene brunch

In Home Farm Cooking the couple describe how they like to entertain family and friends at their place in the country

Catherine and John Pawson’s simple, serene brunch

Diane von Furstenberg recalls meeting The Beatles, Jackie O and the Queen

The fashion designer, entrepreneur and Phaidon author tells Andy Cohen on Bravo TV about a few of her notable encounters

Diane von Furstenberg recalls meeting The Beatles, Jackie O and the Queen

Kyle Thurman - Why I Draw

Careers advisers suggested this American artist should become a soldier or an athlete. In response, he worked those roles into drawings of normative masculinity

Kyle Thurman - Why I Draw

Patented Progression

From the Greyhound bus to the hoverboard, we focus on the development of transportation with examples from our new book Patented

Patented Progression

Diane von Furstenberg on compassion, courage and Owning It

The designer, philanthropist and author describes how her own difficulties gave her inner strength

Diane von Furstenberg on compassion, courage and Owning It

Patented Professionalism

Our new patent design book holds some amazing reminders of what the office environment (remember that?) once looked like

Patented Professionalism

All you need to know about Jim Hodges

Get to know this important and deeply humane American contemporary artist in the pages of our new book

All you need to know about Jim Hodges

Patented Play

Trace the history of children and adults' entertainment through the pages of our new patent design book

Patented Play

Ten takeaways from our Diane von Furstenberg interview

The fashion designer, philanthropist and Phaidon author opens up on the thinking behind her new book, Own It

Ten takeaways from our Diane von Furstenberg interview

Today’s Special: The Congolese chef pulling Africa together on the plate

Our new overview of promising culinary talent features Dieuveil Malonga, an afro-fusion pioneer, cooking the best food the continent has to offer

Today’s Special: The Congolese chef pulling Africa together on the plate

All you need to know about KAWS: WHAT PARTY

Our monograph on KAWS, one of the most sought-after artists and creative forces of our time, is the most comprehensive ever and is published in four different colour covers

All you need to know about KAWS: WHAT PARTY

Diane von Furstenberg on motherhood, independence and Owning It

The designer, philanthropist and author reflects on her mother’s miraculous pregnancy and her own independent offspring

Diane von Furstenberg on motherhood, independence and Owning It

All you need to know about Catherine Opie

Find out more about the first survey on the work of one of America's most important contemporary fine art photographers

All you need to know about Catherine Opie

The easy greens that remind Reem Kassis of childhood walks in the mountains

The Arabesque Table author recalls the wild leaves she foraged at home and the simple substitutes she cooks with abroad

The easy greens that remind Reem Kassis of childhood walks in the mountains

Today's Special: The culinary couple bringing country tastes to the heart of Paris

Chiho Kanzaki and Marcelo di Giacomo combine their native cuisines with a Francophile love of the best French ingredients and techniques

Today's Special: The culinary couple bringing country tastes to the heart of Paris

'Remarkable in its quality, force and concision' - the press praises Grief and Grievance

The New York Times and Washington Post laud the New Museum’s brilliant exhibition on black grief and white grievance

'Remarkable in its quality, force and concision' - the press praises Grief and Grievance

Minjung Kim - Why I Draw

This contemplative Korean artist draws on experimental French literature and requires silence and nature when working on her detailed drawings

Minjung Kim - Why I Draw

Miriam de Búrca - Why I Draw

This Vitamin D3 artist describes her peripatetic childhood, her need for solitude and why she thinks drawing is often like pushing a tractor up a hill

Miriam de Búrca - Why I Draw

The strongest (and strangest) ingredient that reminds Reem Kassis of childhood salads

The author of The Arabesque Table recalls a smart recommendation from her father that's stayed with her to this day

The strongest (and strangest) ingredient that reminds Reem Kassis of childhood salads

Today’s Special: The Caribbean chef lighting up Australian cuisine

Paul Carmichael is a promising Momofuku chef bringing Bajan flavour to Sydney, via New York City

Today’s Special: The Caribbean chef lighting up Australian cuisine

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