Chameleonic, hyptising and utterly irreplaceable, David Bowie was more than just a pop star. More underdog than diamond dog, he was an inspiration to millions: a hot tramp from the streets of London, who proved that anything s possible when you follow your dreams. Whether posing as an electrifying alien rock god or a thin white duke, Bowie s career is a veritable kaleidoscope of ever-changing colors, styles and sounds. From Aladdin Sane to Ziggy Stardust, from Goblin King to China boy, from sharp-suited aristocrat to androgyus bohemian Queen, Starman collects black-and-white sketches of his most iconic looks, stardusted visions and stylistic moments. Filled with quotes, facts and memories of Bowie from those who knew him best, David Bowie: Starman offers a uniquely creative way to remember the Starman and his incredible life on Earth essential reading for fans of every generation.
Coco Balderrama graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2005. She has since been working as the designer of an exciting array of books and other editorial materials - many of them inspired by Coco's passion for beautifully designed fashion and textiles, eye-catching typography and intricate patterned illustrations. Accompanying text has been created by Laura Coulman. Laura is the editor of a variety of music books and the author of Strange & Beautiful: The Fabulous Style of Lady Gaga. As a lifelong fan of Bowie and his dazzling glam-rock anthems, she spent hours poring over vintage records and re-watching Labyrinth in the name of research for this book. They both live in London.