Clip Art and Decorative Design
Medieval Ornament And Design
Paperback ISBN: 0486448851
200 splendid illustrations, expertly adapted from ornamentation on medieval structures, include finely detailed panels, gawking gargoyles, marvelously carved pillars and pedestals, exquisite ironwork patterns, decorative stonework, moldings enhanced with intricately woven motifs, and much more. Artists, designers, and craftworkers will find wide use for these royalty-free illustrations.
Day of the Dead
A Pictorial Archive of Dia de Los Muertos
Paperback ISBN: 0486480267
Calaveras grotesque yet lively representations of costumed skeletons are associated with Mexico's Day of the Dead festivities. This compilation of nearly 200 multi-character prints and spot illustrations includes many works by José Guadalupe Posada, Mexico's most illustrious graphic artist. The images are also included on the bonus CD-ROM.
The Pattern Sourcebook
A Century of Surface Design
Paperback ISBN: 1856696219
This stunning picture book chronicles one hundred years of classic patterns, featuring designs in a wide variety of styles, art movements, and countries of origin to give an overview of surface design from the beginning of the last century to the present day. The book is full of original patterns from textiles, wallpaper, furniture, and ceramics and other decorative designs, drawn from a wide range of sources, including the rarely seen archives of leading manufacturers and private collections. Images are arranged by color, and retro and contemporary images come together so that exciting and unexpected juxtapositions occur. Featuring stunning patterns from celebrated artists, such as Henry Moore and Eduardo Paolozzi, to contemporary practitioners, such as Eley Kishimoto and Rob Ryan, this rich visual history of patterns will be a source of inspiration to designers everywhere.
Art Deco Design Fantasies
Paperback ISBN: 048647402x
Derived from a rare French publication of the 1920s, Fantaisies Oceanographiques, these beguiling images pulse with the flowing grace of aquatic life. Whether simply browsed for pleasure or used as inspiration for design or decorative projects, 30 full-color unbacked plates feature 56 abstract and figurative patterns in authentic Art Deco style.
Medieval Ornament / Orenemtn medieval / Mittelalterlich Ornamente / Cpeahebekobie Ophamehti
Multilingual Paperback ISBN: 2914199570
Covering the 17th through the early 20th centuries, each title in this renowned series concentrates on a specific theme from the rich and varied world of ornamental design. Each high quality volume is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing thousands of high-resolution, copyright-free images, allowing for easy transfers of selected items. This edition includes English, German, French, Russian, and Spanish.