Domus, Please. And Lots of It!


In part four hundred and twenty nine of our six thousand part “What You Should Get Us for the Holidays” series, we come to a collection that’s been making the rounds on everyone else’s “What We Want” lists around this here internet. It’s Taschen’s twelve volume collection of the best from the journal Domus. It’s beautiful and we want to have it, read it, and have others covet its glossy exterior. We’re getting goosebumps just thinking about it. Here’s a little:

Taschen’s twelve-volume reprint features selected highlights from the years 1928 to 1999. Reproducing the pages as they originally appeared, each volume is packed with articles that bring to light the incredible history of modern design and architecture. A truly comprehensive lexicon of styles and movements, the volumes are accompanied by specially commissioned introductory texts that not only outline the history of the magazine but also describe what was happening in design and architecture during each era covered.