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See it with someone brave!

Advantages: Beautiful images
Disadvantages: I need more!

...know where you are when you're up against Dracula. Grab yourself a crucifix or a stake and you've got a fighting chance. Likewise the Wolfman, if you can get hold of a silver bullet and a gun to fire it from. But what to do when faced with the lunacy ...

GeekStreet 02.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Hammer - Marcus Hearn

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The Fashion Book

Advantages: Very easy to dip in and out of; varied and inspiring photographs
Disadvantages: Slightly more information could be given

This review refers to the small, paperback version, 520 pages; dimensions: 16.4 x 11.8 x 2.8 cm, RRP £6-8 (I purchased it for around £6 from Amazon). The Fashion Book is also available in a larger version, with a hardback cover, for around £16, depending ...

tracy112 27.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Fashion Book - Richard Martin, Alice Mackrell, Melanie Rickey, Angela Buttolph, Suzy Menkes

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"Have you seen a purple cow?!"

Advantages: Great light reading
Disadvantages: Very big book (so also quite heavy reading!)

...came across this book whilst browsing on Amazon, and once I had read a little about it, I just had to have it. The list price is £24.95, but Amazon charge only £16.46, and there are many copies available new and used for as little as £13.00, I have just ...

ajaybie 03.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A Guide to Visual Awareness.

Advantages: Endless hours of fascination and amusement.
Disadvantages: It's heavy.

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, a renowned designer and art director, is a great coffee table book full of interesting and random information to keep the reader entertained. The book has won a number of awards. The book is hard back, ...

nickyct 25.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A book you could learn something everyday from...

Advantages: Have a look for five minutes or three hours...
Disadvantages: If anything it is the size..

...I acidentally came acroos this book through a friend, flicking through intially i decided to ask to borrow it overnight, 2 weeks later he had it returned. The thoughts and concepts of being so simple with design really opens your mind to thinking differen ...

j.o.n 26.06.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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