The Barber Book

Phaidon has released a guide to the most popular hairstyles of the 20th century, taking in the the undercut, the afro and the Madison Avenue look

Phaidon has released a guide to the most popular men’s hairstyles of the 20th century.

The Barber Book features quirky line drawings, by the Italian artist Matteo Guarnaccia, that show how to cut each hairstyle. It also looks at the histories behind some the most popular hairstyles of the 20th century, such as the undercut, the afro and the Madison Avenue look.

The book also includes a directory of cult barber shops around the world.