Books and Magazines
Browse the CAA bookshelf for inspiration & technical information
At CAA we offer a range of books on applied arts, from technical guides to monographs and exhibition catalogues on many makers.
The range of titles is being developed all the time so please give us a call to see if we have what you are looking for, or if not, we may be able to order it for you.
We also stock a range of contemporary craft and arts magazines: Ceramic Art & Perception, Ceramic Review, Crafts, Embroidery, New Ceramics, Selvedge
Exhibition Catalogues to buy online
Use the 'Buy' button below each publication, price includes UK first class postage, please contact the gallery for international shipping.
Home from Home, £10
An A4, 44 page colour catalogue featuring essays by co-curator Kochevet Bendavid, our executive director Christine Lalumia, writer Robert Teed and art critic David Whiting as well as profiles on each of the exhibiting ceramicists. Published by CAA, 2017
29.5x13.5cm, foldout booklet, published by CAA, 2015. Buy with £0.75 UK postage
Jacqueline Mina, Touching Gold, £5
21x15cm, 44 pages, published by The Scottish Gallery, 2011. Buy with £1.50 UK postage
Todo Sobre Mi Padre - Nicholas Arroyave-Portela, £5
20x24cm, 16 pages, published by CAA, 2010. Buy with £1.50 UK postage
Felicity Aylieff – Working to Scale, £5
20x24cm, 16 pages, published by CAA, 2009. Buy now with £1.50 UK postage
21x15cm, 12 page booklet, published by CAA, 2009. Buy now with £1 UK postage
Urban Field, £8.99
21x21cm, 76 pages, published by the Crafts Study Centre, 2007. Buy now with £2 UK postage
Richard Batterham: A Life in Pots, £2
Bloomin’ Jewels, £5
Tradition and Innovation: Five decades of Harrow Ceramics, £10
Perspectives - Patrons and Contemporary Objects, £10
The Bolingbroke Hospital: A View Backwards, £10
20x24cm, 12 pages, published by CAA, 2012. Buy now with £1.50 UK postage
Drawing with Objects, £2.50
21x15cm, 12 page booklet, published by CAA, 2010. Buy with £1 UK postage
The Stuff of Memory – Simone ten Hompel, £8
20x24cm, 14 pages, published by CAA, 2010. Buy now with £1.50 UK postage
The Earrings Book, Yvonne Kulagowski, £14.99
Signed copy, 23x16cm, 144 pages, published by A&C Black, 2007, part of the ‘Jewellery Handbook’ series. Buy now with £2 UK postage
New titles to be found on the CAA bookshelf…
The Furniture of Rupert Williamson, £35
Celebrating the work of one of the foremost designer-craftsmen of furniture working today, this extensively illustrated book surveys his work from 1962 up to date with foreword by Mary La Trobe-Bateman. A 184 page, 25x29cm, hard bound book published by Duval & Hamilton, 2014
Susan O’Byrne: Five Sisters and a Family Tree, £10
Making & Drawing by Kyra Cane, £30
Makers across all disciplines draw in some form or another, but often for diverse reasons, and using very different methods. This lavishly illustrated and thoughtfully constructed book sheds new light on contemporary artists' practice. It is an essential read for visual arts students, artists, and anyone who wants to know more about the secret stories behind the creation of these works.
Beyond Parnham, £35
The celebration of an educational phenomenon that inspired a generation of designers and furniture makers. With introduction by Sir Nicholas Frayling, essays by John Makepeace and Lesley Jackson, and contributions by 100 Parnham alumni. A 184 page, hard bound book, limited edition 1000 copies, published 2017
Painting with Smoke, David Roberts Raku Potter, £35
The only publication on this important ceramic artist, this expanded second edition discusses the developments in the last decade and highlights Roberts’ increasing stature as an international figure in contemporary ceramics.
Fabric Pictures: A Workshop with Janet Bolton, £20
In Fabric Pictures Janet shows you how to create beautiful pictures on fabric. Taking you through her personal method, she will guide you to find the inspiration around you and teach you how to turn your creativity into a textile project and develop your personal ‘voice’.
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