Art Deco Textile Designs

Author: Tina Skinner
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764306501
Size: 46.65 MB
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Art Deco Textile Designs. More than 300 historic fabric samples from the mid-1920s and 1930s provide a visual textbook of design ideas prevalent during the Art Deco era. These were the everyday fabrics used for housedresses and curtains, adorned with the era's predominate geometric creations and spiced with the exotic inspirations that spurred one of the most popular artistic movements of all times. This book is an invaluable reference guide for costume historians and a treasure trove of inspiration for designers.

Metallic Textile Designs

Author: Tina Skinner
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN:
Size: 58.62 MB
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Metallic Textile Designs. They're hot, they're shiny, and they're oh-so-glamorous. The mettle of movie star wardrobes, the spark that lights brides' eyes, and the flash that marks music videos-metallic fabrics have defined glamour for half a century. This book revisits metallics past, with historic fabric swatches from Europe and Japan dating back to the 1950s, and takes us to today's top European couture houses in a visual exploration of metallics' allure. In all, 237 pictures will provide inspiration for designers and insight for fashion historians.

Twentieth Century Pattern Design

Author: Lesley Jackson
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568987125
Size: 10.52 MB
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Twentieth Century Pattern Design. The first book to examine pattern as an essential part of twentieth-century design history is now available in paperback. Organized by decade, Twentieth-Century Pattern Design details the technical innovations that affected the development of modern textiles and wallpapers. With stunning color plates and lively text, Lesley Jackson takes readers on a tour of the development of twentieth-century patterns from around the world. Focusing on surface pattern in the home, Jackson draws frequent parallels to the worlds of fashion, packaging, and graphics and explores the interrelationship between painting and pattern design. The result is a book that is as inspiring as it is informative.Twentieth-Century Pattern Design is an invaluable resource for modern design enthusiasts and historians, collectors, and interior and graphic designers.

Flower Power

Author: Tina Skinner
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd
ISBN:
Size: 23.47 MB
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Flower Power. Far-out fabric designs in full, cool colors, including all the orange, hot pink, and sky blue the era's most fertile imaginations could conjure. Striking swatches from top couture houses in Paris and Milan, bold flower prints on silk, cotton, acetates, and eye-popping polyesters.

Vintage Victorian Textiles

Author: Brian D. Coleman
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN:
Size: 64.41 MB
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Vintage Victorian Textiles. Textiles are an important part of any interior, but one that is frequently overlooked in restorations. See how the author, Brian Coleman, uses vintage Victorian textiles to create a rich and inviting atmosphere. Period textiles on everything from Victorian footstools to portieres are given an inspiring display in the elegant photography by Linda Svendsen. A helpful description of the varied uses to which different textiles were put in the Victorian home will encourage readers to use authentic fabrics. Advice on the care and conservation of vintage textiles and a guide to establishing values is most useful to those seeking to purchase vintage Victorian textiles today. For designers and collectors alike, this is a feast for the eyes and a prod for authenticity.

Dwell

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Dwell. At Dwell, we're staging a minor revolution. We think that it's possible to live in a house or apartment by a bold modern architect, to own furniture and products that are exceptionally well designed, and still be a regular human being. We think that good design is an integral part of real life. And that real life has been conspicuous by its absence in most design and architecture magazines.

A History Of Interior Design

Author: John F. Pile
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 1856694186
Size: 43.93 MB
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A History Of Interior Design. Delivers the inside story on 6,000 years of personal and public space. John Pile acknowledges that interior design is a field with unclear boundaries, in which construction, architecture, the arts and crafts, technology and product design all overlap.

Art Deco Complete

Author: Alastair Duncan
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Size: 31.29 MB
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Art Deco Complete. Straddling two World Wars and the Great Depression, ushering in the Jazz Age and the era of the automobile and skyscraper, fomenting in the great cities of Europe and America and shaping everything from the Golden Gate Bridge to the humble desk lamp, the story of Art Deco is the story of our modern world. In this book, the most comprehensive account of the decorative arts of the Art Deco period ever assembled, Alastair Duncan celebrates the styles rich variety of form and its diverse international roots as the very factors that make it a perennial favourite of modern collectors and designers. Sumptuously illustrated and written by one of the worlds leading experts, Art Deco Complete will be the definitive work on the subject for many years to come.

Vintage Textured Barkcloth

Author: Margaret Meier
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN:
Size: 71.49 MB
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Vintage Textured Barkcloth. Barkcloth was the textile of choice for window treatments, upholstery, and other household textiles of the 1930s, '40s, and '50s. This book explores barkcloth's enduring appeal in almost 300 full-color images, demonstrating its scintillating combination of pattern, texture, and color. Lovers of vintage textiles and retro-design will relish this exploration. These vintage beauties are organized by florals, tropicals, leaves, abstracts, novelty, and conversational prints. Information about dating and identifying fabrics and manufacturers, along with tips on buying, restoring, and using these ever-popular fabrics, are invaluable for any collector or dealer.