Books in category Design – Decorative Arts

  • Engraving and Decorating Glass

    Engraving and Decorating Glass
    Barbara Norman

    Clear, handsomely illustrated guide introduces the history, materials, tools, and techniques of glass engraving and other forms of glass decorating. Techniques include diamond point, copper-wheel, and drill engraving, more.

  • French Decorative Designs

    French Decorative Designs
    P. Planat

    171 full-color Gallic glories — borders, florals, panels, pilasters, cornices, and more architectural and ornamental images — in an incredible variety of styles: Byzantine, Roman, Gothic, and Renaissance.

  • Fate Glory and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration

    Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration
    Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlof

    Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration contributes to the body of scholarship on visual rhetoric and on how images 'act' out their messages.

  • Symmetries of Culture

    Symmetries of Culture
    Dorothy Koster Washburn, Donald Warren Crowe

    Winner of the George Wittenborn Award

  • Metalwork and Enamelling

    Metalwork and Enamelling
    Herbert Maryon

    Best all-around book. Countless trade secrets. Author was foremost British expert. 367 illustrations.

  • Edward Hopper

    Edward Hopper
    Gerry Souter

    Edward Hopper exprime avec poésie la solitude de l’homme face à cet american way of life qui se développe dans les années 1920.

  • Mexican Details

    Mexican Details
    Karen Witynski, Joe P. Carr

    In Mexican Details designers Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr travel throughout Mexico and the Southwest in celebration of the character-rich details of Mexican furniture, architectural elements and handcrafted accents, such as intricately …

  • Sioux Quill and Beadwork

    Sioux Quill and Beadwork
    Carrie A. Lyford

    In-depth guide to ancient Native American crafts focuses on the techniques of the western Sioux.

  • American Wall Stenciling 1790 1840

    American Wall Stenciling, 1790-1840
    Ann Eckert Brown

    Celebrating the common colonial practice of wall stenciling in homes, this survey of a lost art features 150 images from a wide variety of houses that reveal a variety of stylistic influences, designs, regional styles, and more. (House & …

  • Jewelry Making and Design

    Jewelry Making and Design
    Augustus F. Rose, Antonio Cirino

    Professional secrets of jewelry making are revealed in a thorough, practical guide. Over 200 illustrations.

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