Meet the the rock lighthouses of Great Britain and Ireland. They form a ring of twenty towers built between 1811 and 1904, so-called because they were constructed on desolate rock formations in the middle of the sea.
A beautifully lyrical exploration of these amazing structures and the people who risked their lives building and rebuilding them. Tom Nancollas introduces us to those who inhabit circular rooms, and the ways in which they value emblems of our history in a changing world.
Hardback book. 256 pages.
Measures 22.2 x 14.4cm.
Designer and writer Mike Warren, creator of the popular Cut in Half YouTube channel, uses a high-pressure waterjet cutter to reveal the hidden workings of 58 everyday objects, from electronics to car parts and from seashells to sports equipment. With detailed photography from Jonothan Woodward,...
GCHQ, the top-secret intelligence and security agency, is opening up its archives of decades' worth of codes, puzzles and challenges for everyone to try. Over the years, their codebreakers have helped keep our country safe, from the Bletchley Park breakthroughs of WWII to the modern-day...
A 50-page pad of Chopin Liszts! Printed with ruled lines and a part of the manuscript of Liszt's Hungarian March. 50 tear-off pagesmeasures 20.8 x 9.6 x 0.6 cm
Why did Pythagoras pause outside a Blacksmith's workshop? Can the nature of harmony really be understood visually? Why do harmonies leave gaps or 'commas' when added together? In this charming little book Ashton uses a Victorian device called a Harmonograph to tell the story of...