The Complete Pattern Directory

The book is arranged thematically according to pattern type, with chapters on Flora, Fauna, Pictorial, Geometric, and Abstract designs. Each pattern includes the name of the pattern, the year of its creation, and a brief description.

The Complete Pattern Directory

The Complete Pattern Directory

An essential resource for any designer, crafter, artist, or historian, The Complete Pattern Dictionary is the most comprehensive, practical, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, covering all periods, styles, and cultures. Throughout history, patterns have come in countless permutations of motif, color, and scale. 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. With 1500 illustrations of patterns from all ages and cultures, The Complete Pattern Dictionary is not only a visual feast, it is the most comprehensive resource available on the subject. The book is arranged thematically according to pattern type, with chapters on Flora, Fauna, Pictorial, Geometric, and Abstract designs. Each pattern includes the name of the pattern, the year of its creation, and a brief description. The categories are supplemented by in-depth features highlighting the work of key designers including William Morris, Sonia Delaunay, Charles and Ray Eames, Lucienne Day, and Orla Kiely, as well as sections detailing the characteristic motifs of key period styles from Baroque to Art Deco.

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The Complete Pattern Directory
Language: un
Pages: 672
Authors: Elizabeth Wilhide
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-06 - Publisher: Hachette UK

An essential resource for any designer, crafter, artist, or historian, The Complete Pattern Dictionary is the most comprehensive, practical, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, covering all periods, styles, and cultures. Throughout history, patterns have come in countless permutations of motif, color, and scale. From the first rhythmic marks
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Pages: 192
Authors: Crescent Books, Outlet Book Company Staff, Rh Value Publishing
Categories: Canvas embroidery
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With over 850 illustrations of stitches and methods for knitting, crochet, embroidery and needlepoint. Color catalog of over 700 beautiful patterns and stitches.
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Pages: 281
Authors: Jessyca Russell Gaver
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Categories: Handicapped
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