Walker Studio (2016) RRP $29.99
IT MIGHT NOT contain absolutely everything you need to know but what this elegantly produced book lacks in comprehensiveness, it make up for with style and diversity.
From the description of the various shapes of artists’ brushes and their uses to the organs of the body and a table of Roman numerals there are 30 subjects to peruse in this volume of facts and figures.
It’s design led and visually stunning, so even topics that may not be of special interest come alive on the page.
Wide-ranging British author Richard Platt wrote the words in collaboration with illustrator James Brown. Platt’s writing is clear and to the point while Brown’s lineage as a skilled print and linocut maker shines through in the illustration and design.
While there’s something for all the family here, it is the perfect volume to satisfy the curious younger mind.