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Bookshelf: Bookshelf Apr. 22, 2007

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& Fork (Phaidon Press) Following the success of Spoon, 10 renowned design-world figures, including I.D. Magazine editor Julie Lasky, curate a book showcasing 100 cutting-edge product designers.

Calatrava: Complete Works 1979-2007 (Taschen) The work of architect Santiago Calatrava, who designed the 2004 Athens Olympic Stadium and is currently planning the Chicago Spire, is on display in this illustrated volume by Philip Jodidio.

Future City: Experiment and Utopia in Architecture (Thames & Hudson) Jane Alison, curator of London’s Barbican Art Gallery, and her fellow authors explore works by architects Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas and other urban-planning innovators.

Poiret (Assouline) Fashion journalist François Baudot tells the story of master couturier Paul Poiret, whose epic career in Paris spanned the Belle Epoque to the Roaring Twenties.

Tord Boontje (Rizzoli International Publications) Martina Margetts, who teaches at London’s Royal College of Art, and Dutch product and furniture designer Tord Boontje collaborated on this comprehensive look at Boontje’s designs over the past decade.

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