Books in category Design – Decorative Arts

  • 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.

  • Art Deco

    Art Deco
    Victoria Charles, Klaus Carl

    Art Deco style was established on the ashes of a disappeared world, the one from before the First World War, and on the foundation stone of a world yet to become, opened to the most undisclosed promises.

  • Creativity in the Bronze Age

    Creativity in the Bronze Age
    Lise Bender Jørgensen, Joanna Sofaer, Marie Louise Stig Sørensen

    This book explores the nature of creativity in the European Bronze Age through developments in pottery, textiles, and metalwork.

  • Kentucky by Design

    Kentucky by Design
    Andrew Kelly

    Beautifully illustrated with both the original watercolor depictions and contemporary, art-quality photographs of the works, this book is a lavish exploration of the Commonwealth's distinctive contribution to American culture and modern …

  • 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 …

  • 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 & …

  • Michelangelo da Caravaggio

    Michelangelo da Caravaggio
    Félix Witting, M.L. Patrizi

    Der zu seinen Lebzeiten als kontrovers geltende italienische Maler Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) hat seinen heutigen Weltruhm als hervorragender Künstler des Barock einer Wiederentdeckung im frühen 20.

  • The Art Nouveau Style

    The Art Nouveau Style
    Stephan Tschudi Madsen

    DIVAbsorbing, exceptionally detailed study examines early trends, posters, and book illustrations, stylistic influences in architecture; furniture, jewelry, and other applied arts; plus perceptive discussions of artists associated with the …

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