The Blue Collection

From midnight blue to sky blue, accent any interior with this collection of books


Price: €399.65 €259.75

This collection includes:

Yves Saint Laurent Accessories: An exclusive homage to – and retrospective of – the iconic fashion designer's couture accessories.

Selldorf Architects: A comprehensive book on Selldorf Architects, with a detailed look at the museums, residences, and public buildings the firm has designed in the United States and abroad.

Ornament is Crime: An unprecedented homage to modernist architecture from the 1920s up to the present day.

Willem de Kooning: The most comprehensive monograph on Willem de Kooning.

Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World: Explore the stars and planets and beyond through art over the ages – an international panel of experts take you on a journey through man's record of the universe - from ancient cave paintings to animation.

The Anatomy of Fashion: This is The Art Museum of fashion; the most comprehensive source book ever, an essential history, teaching manual and source of inspiration.

Boragó: Internationally acclaimed star chef Rodolfo Guzmán of Boragó introduces the exciting world of high-end Chilean gastronomy.


Format: Hardback
Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
Pages: 240 pp
Illustrations: 200 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714879659

Yves Saint Laurent Accessories:

"Beautiful... The only piece of décor that'll make you a smarter, savvier, and possibly more stylish without ever leaving the house." —Who What Wear

Selldorf Architects:

"A beautiful illustration of what great essential architecture should look like." —Esquire

Ornament is Crime:

"A gorgeous collection of black-and-white photographs of homes by modern masters and contemporary architects." —Curbed

Willem de Kooning:

"The traditional monograph seems an endangered species these days; one that gets everything right is rare enough to qualify as an art publishing event. A Way of Living: The Art of Willem de Kooning is an evenhanded, authoritative, and critically informed account of the great painter's achievement." —Bookforum

Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World:

"An awe-inspiring survey of ways in which the cosmos has been depicted through the ages and around the world. Three hundred images in unexpected pairings integrate the worlds of art and science." —TIME Lightbox

The Anatomy of Fashion:

"For all the hullabaloo surrounding street style, one often forgets that clothes are first and foremost a means of protecting the body. Colin McDowell is placing new emphasis on this fact, presenting a history of fashion as it relates to human anatomy." —


"It isn't every day that a restaurant knocks your socks off, but Boragó managed it with ease." —Financial Times


Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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