This book includes all of the original images, plus thirteen new creations. Designer and illustrator christoph niemann was inspired to create a series of miniature New York vignettes out of his sons' toys after a few cold and dark winter days in Berlin. Resident and honorary new yorkers around the world responded enthusiastically to the clever and minimalist inventions, which captured both the iconic the Empire State Building and the mundane man standing on a subway platform in fewer LEGO pieces than one might think possible.
I Lego N.Y. - Abrams Image. Is an imaginative look at life in New York City constructed entirely out of LEGOs.
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Sunday SketchingAbrams - From award-winning artist and author Christoph Niemann comes a collection of witty illustrations and whimsical views on working creatively. Abrams. Also available from Christoph Niemann: Abstract City and I Lego N. Y. The narrative guides readers through christoph’s creative process, how he built his career, and how he overcomes the internal and external obstacles that creative people face—all presented with disarming wit and intellect.
Enhanced with nearly 350 original images, this book is a tremendous inspirational and aspirational resource. Taking its cue from his new york times column Abstract Sunday, travel journals, this book covers Niemann’s entire career and showcases brilliant observations of contemporary life through sketches, and popular newspaper features.
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Abstract CityHarry N. Abrams - In july 2008, illustrator and designer Christoph Niemann began Abstract City, a visual blog for the New York Times. I love every column he did and will do. Maira kalman, author/illustrator of And the Pursuit of Happiness “Christoph Niemann is the best illustrator alive. And he will make me laugh like crazy about the whole thing.
Because he is insanely funny and completely tenderly true. His posts were inspired by the desire to re-create simple and everyday observations and stories from his own life that everyone could relate to. Every single time i come across a piece of his work, or worse, draws incredibly fast, which is often as he either works all the time, it is wonderful.
Abstract City - If he wasn’t such a genuinely sweet man, we’d surely hate his ass a lot. Stefan sagmeister, author of things i have learned in My Life So Far “Few books have more probingly and humorously gotten inside the mind and day-to-day experience of an artist. Npr. Org "what’s terrifying to me, certainly, and possibly to many of his peers is that nearly every idea he has seems to be equally well formed.
This brilliantly illustrated collection of reflections on modern life includes all 16 of the original blog posts as well as a new chapter created exclusively for the book. Praise for abstract city: “everyday experiences—from looking at leaves to riding city subways—are funny and fresh and often a source of wonder when depicted by this brilliant graphic designer.
Readers digest “I will call Christoph when anything awful happens to me.
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SubwayGreenwillow Books - Greenwillow Books. A father. Two children. And more than 840 miles of track. What does it addup to?Something thrilling. Are you ready for Subway? Abrams. Abrams.
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WordsGreenwillow Books - Greenwillow Books. Includes an introduction and an index. Edward fry’s list of sight words are paired with striking and playful illustrations by internationally renowned designer and artist Christoph Niemann to deepen understanding, to enrich, and to enlighten those learning to read and write English, whether they be children or adults.
Can you think of other words to describe the images, or new drawings to interpret the words? Cover a word with your finger and ask a friend to guess it just by looking at the picture. Abrams. Christoph niemann has illustrated each word with a picture that challenges readers to make connections and puzzle out meaning in a playful way.
Words - What can you do with a word? read it, picture it, make a sentence with it, say it, spell it, understand it, tell a story with it, share it with a friend. Abrams. This compilation of more than 300 words and pictures encourages reading, fuels the imagination, and offers hours of decoding fun. This is an excellent, original, and exuberant teaching tool for parents as well as elementary school teachers, and it will also be useful for ESL programs.
Homophones, basic punctuation, and an assortment of silly and unusual words are also included to delineate the eighteen sections of the book. Or pick a word and draw or write what you think happens next.
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The Pet Dragon: A Story about Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese CharactersGreenwillow Books 9780061577765 - And readers set off on a journey of learning and discovery. Meet lin and her pet dragon! When the dragon mysteriously disappears, Lin sets off on a journey to find her best friend. Greenwillow Books. By ingeniously integrating written Chinese characters into the illustrations as the story progresses, Christoph Niemann has created a book that is engrossing, unique, and memorable.
The pet dragon is a playful introduction to the fascinating world of Chinese language and culture. Abrams. And a terrific story to share with children everywhere. You are invited to join Lin for an adventure you will not soon forget! Abrams. Greenwillow Books. Greenwillow Books.
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That's How!Greenwillow Books 9780062019639 - Greenwillow Books. Turns out there is more to it than meets the eye! Abrams. Greenwillow Books. Abrams. Greenwillow Books. How do things work?Hmmm. Let me think. That's how!christoph niemann invites you to look below the surface in this visual exploration of the way things work.
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100% EvilPrinceton Architectural Press - The question is, just what does it look like? A politician? An ex-girlfriend? Your landlord? Your boss? Hanna Arendt said it was banal. Greenwillow Books. And in this hilarious, disturbing, and brilliant little book, quirky, noted illustrators Nicholas Blechman and Christoph Niemann present a catalog of their own misanthropic imaginings.
There's evil in the world. George W. Used book in Good Condition. But as the world around them grew darker, they decided to explore the other end of the emotional spectrum and devote themselves to evil. This professional work led to a personal passion, and so the illustrators chose to draw a small series on rosier subjects like maps and love.
100% Evil - . 100% evil is the result: a thoughtful, comical, and—at times—joyful book that just goes to show that sometimes it's good to be bad. Greenwillow Books. Greenwillow Books. The red sox think of the Yankees. Abrams. Bush and lots of it. As their personal and professional friendship began, they found themselves spending countless nights together in Brooklyn bars, comic, arch, drawing up images—wry, painful—to represent the sex affairs and political scandals, acts of terror and acts of war that were the news.
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Ish CreatrilogyCandlewick - Used book in Good Condition. A single reckless remark by Ramon's older brother, Leon, turns Ramon's carefree sketches into joyless struggles. It¹s what makes him happy. Greenwillow Books. A creative spirit learns that thinking “ish-ly” is far more wonderful than “getting it right” in this gentle new fable from the creator of the award-winning picture book The Dot.
Ramon loved to draw. Anywhere. Drawing is what Ramon does. She opens his eyes to something a lot more valuable than getting things just "right. Combining the spareness of fable with the potency of parable, Peter Reynolds shines a bright beam of light on the need to kindle and tend our creative flames with care.
Ish Creatrilogy - Greenwillow Books. Abrams. Abrams. Greenwillow Books. Candlewick Press MA. Luckily for ramon, his little sister, Marisol, though, sees the world differently. Anytime. But in one split second, all that changes.
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The Potato KingOwlkids - However, it quickly became clear that his subjects didn’t like being told what to eat. Abrams. Candlewick Press MA. The book includes a short informational note on the historical background to the story. Greenwillow Books. Greenwillow Books. Used book in Good Condition. Greenwillow Books. Once upon a time there was a prussian king, also known as Fritz, Frederick, who saw potential in the lowly potato — a newly introduced crop from South America — and decided to plant it for his people.
Potato-stamp illustrations throughout are simple and effective, exhibiting Neimann’s trademark wit and playfulness. Determined to see the potato thrive, Fritz cleverly used reverse psychology to pique his people’s curiosity and make the crop popular, and the potato has flourished ever since. Readers will be interested to discover how one of today’s most common foods likely rose to popularity and may also be inspired by the king’s creative problem solving.
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