If you look hard enough, you might find a few books on Tuscan villas and Norman Rockwell prints in Taschen’s dizzying roster of art books, but you’re more likely to stumble onto <i>Christo and Jeanne-Claude</i> and <i>Design for Obama. Posters for Change: A Grassroots Anthology</i>. Founder Benedikt Taschen got his start selling comic books as a teenager, and while comics still make up part of Taschen’s business, the company has gained a global reputation for offering everything from travel guides, to pop culture, photography, and architecture tomes.
If you’re a stylish fella — or looking for the perfect gift for the sophisticated man in your life — these beautifully illustrated, well-written books are a coffee table must. Architecture, design, fashion, luxury brands — many of the makings of the good life are represented in this selection.
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