Books in category Design – Clip Art

  • The Book of Signs

    The Book of Signs
    Rudolf Koch

    Famed German type designer renders 493 classified and documented illustrations divided into 14 categories, including general signs, Christian signs, astronomical signs, the four elements, house and holding marks, runes, and more.

  • A History of Playing Cards and a Bibliography of Cards and Gaming

    A History of Playing Cards and a Bibliography of Cards and Gaming
    Catherine Perry Hargrave

    Intricate study based on research and card collections from around the world tells the story of playing cards and their manufacture, plus provides a fascinating overview of heraldry, geography, history, and the social and political …

  • Art Forms in Nature

    Art Forms in Nature
    Ernst Haeckel

    Multitude of strangely beautiful natural forms: Radiolaria, Foraminifera, Ciliata, diatoms, calcareous sponges, Tubulariidae, Siphonophora, Semaeostomeae, star corals, starfishes, much more. All images black-and-white.

  • Celtic Fashions

    Celtic Fashions
    Tom Tierney

    Scores of carefully rendered illustrations depict more than 4,000 years of Celtic apparel-from cloaks worn by European Celts ca. 2000 b.c. to the plaid tunics of British-Celtic farm women (100 b.c.) and the elaborately embroidered costume …

  • Snow Crystals

    Snow Crystals
    W. A. Bentley, W. J. Humphreys

    Over 2,000 clear photomicrographs printed on black background of snow crystals. Also frost, rime, hail, and more. Brief text on methodology of research. Absolutely inexhaustible source of design. 202 plates.

  • Behind the Postmodern Facade

    Behind the Postmodern Facade
    Magali Sarfatti Larson

    This is a ground-breaking contribution to the study of culture and the sociology of knowledge, as well as to architectural and urban history.

  • Arabic Geometrical Pattern and Design

    Arabic Geometrical Pattern and Design
    J. Bourgoin

    Nearly 200 examples exhibit the wide range of Islamic art, including hexagon and octagon designs, combinations of stars and rosettes, and many variations on other geometric patterns.

  • Mucha s Figures DÃ coratives

    Mucha’s Figures Décoratives
    Alphonse Mucha

    Comprised of 40 full-page, two-color plates of finished drawings in several media, this new volume reproduces Mucha's extraordinary 1905 style book, Figures Décoratives, a summation of Art Nouveau art and design. New introduction.

  • Mexican Indian Folk Designs

    Mexican Indian Folk Designs
    Irmgard Weitlaner-Johnson

    This fascinating book is the product of intensive scholarly research, its exacting illustrations based on choice examples of Mexican Indian textiles in many different museums and private collections.

  • 1000 Decorative Designs from India

    1000 Decorative Designs from India
    Devi Thapa, Kiran Chaudhri, V. S. Navalkar

    This sourcebook showcases 1,000 decorative black-and-white motifs plucked from India's many sumptuous handicrafts: stonework, batik, embroidered fabrics, pottery, jewelry, personal adornments, carpets, more.

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