Art Deco Textile Designs

Author: Tina Skinner
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764306501
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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.

French Art Deco Fashions In Pochoir Prints From The 1920s

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Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd
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French Art Deco Fashions In Pochoir Prints From The 1920s. Clothing design from 1924 to 1931 was revolutionary and has been the epitome of haute couture ever since. The hand printed color fashion illustrations recreated here are little masterpieces, often admired and collected themselves for their fine details and originality. The most famous clothing designers of the era are represented abundantly, including Charles Worth, Jean Patou, Paul Poiret, Lucien Lelong, Joseph Paquin and many others. A beautiful volume for collectors and students of fashion design.

Antique French Textiles For Designers

Author: June K. Laval
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764320392
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Antique French Textiles For Designers. In the past ten years, antique textiles, especially those from France, have become very popular for interior decoration. In her easy-to-read style, the author gives a basic history of French textiles from the Middle Ages to Art Déco. 416 beautiful color photographs demonstrate traditional and contemporary uses for tapestries, cottons, linens, laces, embroidery, needlepoint, and trims. Suggestions are given for their use in contemporary interior and home décor. Answers to frequently asked questions are very helpful to the novice and connoisseur alike. The clearly stated text explains how to recognize these fabrics in the marketplace and what to look for when purchasing them. A range of values for the examples shown reflects the current antiques market. This is a book for the general public as well as for designers. Readers will gain the confidence to add a creative touch or note of elegance to their decorations and designs with antique textiles.

Twentieth Century Pattern Design

Author: Lesley Jackson
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568987125
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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
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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.

Metallic Textile Designs

Author: Tina Skinner
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
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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.

Knoll Furniture 1938 1960

Author: Steven Rouland
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
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Knoll Furniture 1938 1960. Furniture produced by the daring Knoll Furniture Company of New York between 1938 and 1960 are identified, cataloged, and shown in over 270 illustrations. Original furniture designs by such important and influential artists as Eero Saarinen, Harry Bertoia, Isamu Noguchi, George Nakashima, Jens Risom, and Ralph Rapson, among others, are presented along with a useful identification chart, index, and price guide.

Big Book Of Kitchen Design Ideas

Author: Tina Skinner
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764306723
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Big Book Of Kitchen Design Ideas. More than 300 big, full-color photographs of stunning kitchens provide an encyclopedic resource of design ideas for homeowners, designers, and contractors. The kitchen designs presented here include award winning designs and fancy product showcases designed for many of the nation's leading manufacturers of cabinetry, countertops, windows, appliances, and floors. Many styles of kitchens are covered, from contemporary and country, to classic European looks, early American, retro, and art deco designs. Special needs are addressed for elderly and handicapped users, as well as design issues faced by families with young children. There are designs for people who entertain frequently, and for those who need the kitchen to serve every purpose--from home office to dining room, to laundry room. The book is designed as a reference library for the do-it-yourselfer, or as a bank of illustrations to share with a designer or contractor when seeking the right look for your old or new home. A reference guide at the back of the book lists manufacturers and designers ready and eager to help you on your way to creating the perfect heart for your home.

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.

Vintage Victorian Textiles

Author: Brian D. Coleman
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
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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.