Details the technical innovations that affected the development of modern textiles and wallpapers. Vibrant patterns bold, colorful, muted, delicate, intricate, splashy, spare, figurative, abstract, dizzying, calming abound in this comprehensive reference.
Investigates how pattern and symbol has functioned in visual arts, how connections and comparisons in geometrical pattern can be made across different cultures and how the significance of these designs has influenced craft throughout history.
Chronicles one hundred years of classic patterns, featuring designs in a wide variety of styles, art movements, and countries of origin to give an overview of surface design from the beginning of the last century to the present day. The book is full of original patterns from textiles, wallpaper, furniture, and ceramics and other decorative designs, drawn from a wide range of sources, including the rarely seen archives of leading manufacturers and private collections.
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