PAUL SMITH A-Z BOOK
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Publication: May 2012 Welcome to the world of a gentleman designer
200 pages / 300 photographs
An atypical character from the world of fashion, heavily influenced by rock and pop culture, the British designer who adores words and images, tells his story for the first time from the very beginning. Sir Paul Smith, who dreamt of being a professional cyclist, has created a globally recognised brand.
Illustrated using Paul Smith’s incredible personal collection of photographs and documents/notes/scribbles/sketches, this superb work unveils for the very first time the inspirations behind the man himself as well as his unique way of working. From A for
Architecture to Z for Zebra, his favourite bands, his Japanese fans and his love of all things absurd...
About the Author:
Paul Smith is the preeminent British designer. Offering 12 different collections, ranging from clothing to shoes, furniture and fragrances, Paul Smith is a global brand, with merchandise sold in 35 countries. Olivier Wicker is the directeur de la rédaction d'Obsession, published with le Nouvel Observateur, a weekly French news magazine.