Redefining cool for a new generation, Pharrell Williams is a creative force who uses music, fashion and design to express his signature style. Emerging at the intersection of art, design, popular culture and street savvy, Pharrell Williams' output is unique.
By playing with different disciplines - music, fashion, street art and design - and using each as an element in the others, Pharrell has redefined the role of the contemporary recording artist and paved a path for other musicians and prominent cultural figures. Illustrated with lavish photography, this book also delves into his musical career, charting his many projects, from his production team The Neptunes to the band N.E.R.D., and his collaborations with friends Kanye West, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg and other hip-hop royalty. This unprecedented volume documents Pharrell's prolific body of work and his contribution to contemporary culture. In his own unique graphic language, he describes his extensive creative pursuits, including clothing lines, jewelry and accessories designs for Louis Vuitton, furniture and other product designs, limited-edition toys, graphic designs, skate graphics, and collaborations with Moncler, Marc Jacobs, the artist KAWS, and with architects Zaha Hadid and Masamichi Katayama/Wonderwall.
The book includes contributions from Buzz Aldrin, Toby Feltwell, Zaha Hadid, Shae Haley, Chad Hugo, Jay-Z, Masamichi Katayama, Ambra Medda, Takashi Murakami, NIGO ®, Loïc Villepontoux, Kanye West, Anna Wintour, Hans Zimmer, Ian Luna and Lauren A. Gould.
Pharrell Williams is a designer, recording artist and producer based in Miami. Jay-Z is a multi-platinum artist and producer based in New York. Ambra Medda is co-founder and director of Design Miami and Design Miami/Basel. Nigo is a Japanese DJ, music producer and developer of the clothing line A Bathing Ape. Takashi Murakami is an artist based in New York and Tokyo.
Author: Pharrel Williams
Size: 220 x 305 x 29 mm
Size: 248 pages
Weight: 1497 grams
Language: Dutch / English