The Complete Pattern Directory: 1500 Designs from All Ages and Cultures

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Black Dog & Leventhal #ad - Throughout history, color, patterns have come in countless permutations of motif, and scale. Each pattern includes the name of the pattern, the year of its creation, and a brief description. From the first rhythmic marks pressed onto clay vessels, to the latest digital design, pattern-making has been an essential part of the decorative arts since time immemorial.

The book is arranged thematically according to pattern type, Geometric, Pictorial, Fauna, with chapters on Flora, and Abstract designs. An essential resource for any designer, artist, styles, practical, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, or historian, crafter, covering all periods, THE COMPLETE PATTERN DIRECTORY is the most comprehensive, and cultures.

The Complete Pattern Directory: 1500 Designs from All Ages and Cultures #ad - The categories are supplemented by in-depth features highlighting the work of key designers including William Morris, Charles and Ray Eames, and Orla Kiely, Sonia Delaunay, Lucienne Day, as well as sections detailing the characteristic motifs of key period styles from Baroque to Art Deco. With 1500 illustrations of patterns from all ages and cultures, THE COMPLETE PATTERN DIRECTORY is not only a visual feast, it is the most comprehensive resource available on the subject.

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Textile Designs: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - Looks at floral, conversational, geometric, ethnic, and art movements and period fabric designs Used book in Good Condition.

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Patterns: Inside the Design Library

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Phaidon Press #ad - Phaidon Press. An insider's guide to the world's largest archive of patterns and textiles, designers from fashion, home furnishings, graphic arts, textiles, the source of inspiration for the globe's top designersEvery season, and paper-product industries seek inspiration from patterns to bring their collections to life.

This one-of-a-kind book, drawn from the Design Library’s archive, is an exclusive and ultimate sourcebook of pattern and ornament. Used book in Good Condition. Many of these designers - including beacon hill, and target - look to the Design Library, Colefax & Fowler, Oscar de la Renta, Nike, Pottery Barn, Clinique, Lululemon, Boden, Calvin Klein, the world's largest archive of surface design.

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Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colors

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Thames & Hudson #ad - A color grid is shown beside each pattern, in which the colors in the original piece are shown in proportion to their use, and with their CMYK references to enable designers to replicate these colors in their own work. A visual analysis of the colors used in furnishing fabrics and wallpapers from the fifteenth century to today, this book provides inspiration, and practical reference, for designers.

Interior decorators have long used specific colors and palettes to evoke strong moods―the right mix of browns, greens, and oranges can easily bring you back into the 1970s. The result is a book that offers fascinating insights into color that will be of interest and use to designers working today, products, whether specialists in interiors, or graphics.

Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colors #ad - The colors used in each wallpaper and fabric are presented in proportional grids, giving a clear understanding of the hues that have become emblematic of their era. Each wallpaper and fabric, carefully selected by Here Design from the V&A’s collection, is arranged chronologically with its own double-page spread with extended captions that explain the significance of the palette.

240 illustrations in color Used book in Good Condition. Here, in this highly original and digestible book, color palettes from the fifteenth century onward are analyzed and explained by interior design specialist Ros Byam Shaw. It will also appeal to a more general audience as a beautifully designed book that offers inspiration to those interested in interior design.

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Pattern Design

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5,000 Years of Textiles

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Smithsonian Books #ad - The breathtaking wealth of illustrations drawn from major collections all over the world includes costumes, archival photographs, and a vast range of fabrics, period interiors, from the simplest handwoven cloths to sumptuous brocades and exquisite embroidery.5, 000 years of textiles is an authoritative reference and a visual delight, from Africa to Scandinavia, with examples from the Far East to the Americas, and from Egyptian artifacts dating from 3000 BC to the most up-to-date modern craftwork and furnishings.

The new coffee table format is larger 8 1/2 x 10 3/4, and more beautiful than before. The book includes an expert guide to nine fundamental textile techniques, from rug weaving and tapestry to felt and bark cloth. Used book in Good Condition. Each is clearly explained, using line drawings and close-up color details from actual textiles, to show how people from many different traditions have made and decorated cloth through the centuries.

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William Morris Full-Color Patterns and Designs Dover Pictorial Archive

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Dover Publications #ad - Phaidon Press. Used book in Good Condition. Originally intended to decorate Victorian homes, textile, these tasteful patterns provide a wealth of source material for modern artists working in advertising, residential or industrial design. Defining beauty in art as the result of man's pleasure in his work, the noted English poet, designer, craftsman and pioneer Socialist William Morris 1834–1896 spent most of his life enthusiastically expounding this view through his many attractive designs for interior furnishings.

William Morris Full-Color Patterns and Designs Dover Pictorial Archive #ad - . The present book faithfully reproduces 40 of the most celebrated examples of Morris's work, reprinting in full color all the color plates from The Art of William Morris, published by George Bell & Sons in 1897. Included in this splendid, apple, ready-to-use archive are richly detailed wallpaper designs incorporating marigold, acanthus, vine, wild tulip, daisy and trellis motifs; hand-painted tiles with a rose pattern; chintzes displaying honeysuckle and bird and anemone designs; an acanthus design on printed velveteen; a superb peacock and dragon design on woven wool tapestry; a magnificent Kidderminster carpet with its lily motif.

Used book in Good Condition. Commercial artists and graphic designers will welcome this modestly priced collection of copyright-free designs by one of the most influential artists of the Victorian period.

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How to Make Repeat Patterns: A Guide for Designers, Architects and Artists

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Laurence King Publishing 48967676 #ad - Phaidon Press. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The book also shows how to make 'wallpaper repeats', where the elements of the pattern merge into each other, apparently seamlessly. It will provide the definitive one-stop pattern-making resource for professional designers and students across disciplines, from textiles and fashion to graphic design and architecture.

How to Make Repeat Patterns: A Guide for Designers, Architects and Artists #ad - This book explains, on the plane, as tiles, in simple steps and non-mathematical terminology, how to create repeat patterns in a line, and as Escher-like repeats. Using letters as the basic elements, rotation, reflection, the book demonstrates how all repeat pattern-making comes out of four simple operations: translation, and glide reflection.

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Color and Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises for Exploring Pattern Design

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Rockport Publishers #ad - Not only is pattern a headliner in the fashion category, paper goods, but bold pattern is also taking center stage in home decor, and accessories like no other time in recent history. It's time to jump onto the scene with Color + Pattern! Masterful pattern designer Khristian A. Aside from sharing loads of gorgeous work, color + pattern informs readers on the many different kinds of patterns and terminology, sharing processes of creating patterns, exploring found patterns, as well as showing ways to integrate pattern into many facets of real life with 50 exercises.

After all color and pattern are meant to be fun, so design, color and repeat! Used book in Good Condition. Phaidon Press. Howell will fill you with confidence and a fearless use of color and an interest in all things pattern, paper, so you can create your own beautiful art that can be printed on fabrics, and transfers.

Color and Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises for Exploring Pattern Design #ad - Fully illustrated with a large and varied range of pattern designs, Color + Pattern highlights leaders in the industry, showcasing how pattern design comes to life when it finds its way onto perfectly paired products. The importance and prevalence of both color and pattern in the current design landscape is impossible to deny.

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A Field Guide to Fabric Design: Design, Print & Sell Your Own Fabric; Traditional & Digital Techniques; For Quilting, Home Dec & Apparel

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C&T Publishing #ad - Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric. Used book in Good Condition. By kim Kight. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. Comprehensive and refreshingly straightforward, this impressive volume features two main parts.

A Field Guide to Fabric Design: Design, Print & Sell Your Own Fabric; Traditional & Digital Techniques; For Quilting, Home Dec & Apparel #ad - Next, screen printing, the printing section guides you through transferring those designs on fabric-whether it's block printing, digital printing or licensing to a fabric company-and how to determine the best method for you. First, the design and color section explains the basics with step-by-step tutorials on creating repeating patterns both by hand and on the computer.

Phaidon Press. If you have ever dreamed of showing your designs on fabric, textile aficionado Kim Kight, of popular blog True Up, is here to teach you how. Used book in Good Condition. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns.

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The Pattern Base: Over 550 Contemporary Textile and Surface Designs

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Thames & Hudson #ad - With new technology allowing for more precise manipulation and larger variation of materials and patterns, textile designers have found new ways to create ambitiously, experiment, and be inspired. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric.

Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns. Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel. In the pattern base, cofounders of the chicago-based design studio and online archive The Patternbase, showcase more than 550 textile, surface,  fashion, Kristi O’Meara and Audrey Victoria Keiffer, and print designs from over 150 designers working around the world.

The Pattern Base: Over 550 Contemporary Textile and Surface Designs #ad - Used book in Good Condition. A strikingly beautiful sourcebook of inspiration from the founder of one of the most influential textile and fabric design websites Textile design has been liberated and democratized by digital media. By kim Kight. 697 illustrations Used book in Good Condition. Part one is a sourcebook of these designs, Digital Abstract, Floral, organized by type of pattern: Geometric, Representational, Illustrative, and Fabric Swatches.

At the same time, the rise of digital processes has led to a renewed appreciation of traditional craftsmanship and the handmade, and of the tactility and construction of textiles and surfaces. Part two presents profiles of fifteen artists, including lorenzo nanni, velvet, whose felt, constituting the hottest up-and-comers in the field, and lace work create luscious variations of texture; and Kayla Mattes, whose delicate beadwork conjures the natural world’s flora and fauna; Anita Hirlekar, mistress of kitsch aesthetics and material experimentations.

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