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Studies in Design (Historic Reprint) by Christopher Dresser $45.00 hardcover 1-58685-185-3 August 8 x 12 in, 160 pp, 60 Color Plates, Rights: W, Design In Christopher Dresser's own words, I have prepared this Work with the hope of assisting to bring about a better style of decorations for our houses. My book is intended to help the decorator and to enable those who live in decorated houses to judge, to an extent, the merit of the ornament around them. Indeed, in this reprint of the classic Studies in Design, the timeless designs and wisdom of Christopher Dresser are reintroduced. Originally published in 1875, Studies in Design features Dresser's exquisite design and classic theories that have enduring appeal. Christopher Dresser is considered by many to have been the most influential designer of the nineteenth century, and his designs later had a major influence on the Arts & Crafts and Modernist movements. Dresser's designs, which later influenced other artisans such as William Morris and Charles Tiffany, reveal exotic influences from such locations as Egypt, Japan, China, India, and Morocco.

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Originally published in 1875, this features Dresser's exquisite design and classic theories that have enduring appeal. Reprint.

Synopsis:

In Christopher Dresser's own words, I have prepared this Work with the hope of assisting to bring about a better style of decorations for our houses. My book is intended to help the decorator and to enable those who live in decorated houses to judge, to an extent, the merit of the ornament around them. Indeed, in this reprint of the classic Studies in Design, the timeless designs and wisdom of Christopher Dresser are reintroduced. Originally published in 1875, Studies in Design features Dresser's exquisite design and classic theories that have enduring appeal.

Christopher Dresser is considered by many to have been the most influential designer of the nineteenth century, and his designs later had a major influence on the Arts & Crafts and Modernist movements. Dresser's designs, which later influenced other artisans such as William Morris and Charles Tiffany, reveal exotic influences from such locations as Egypt, Japan, China, India, and Morocco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586851859
Author:
Dresser, Christopher
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith Publishers
Location:
Layton, Utah
Subject:
General
Subject:
Interior decoration
Subject:
Design & Drafting
Subject:
Decoration & Ornament
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Gibbs Smith, Publisher, reprint ed.
Series Volume:
107-176
Publication Date:
October 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
12.36x8.84x.77 in. 2.78 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Originally published in 1875, this features Dresser's exquisite design and classic theories that have enduring appeal. Reprint.
"Synopsis" by , In Christopher Dresser's own words, I have prepared this Work with the hope of assisting to bring about a better style of decorations for our houses. My book is intended to help the decorator and to enable those who live in decorated houses to judge, to an extent, the merit of the ornament around them. Indeed, in this reprint of the classic Studies in Design, the timeless designs and wisdom of Christopher Dresser are reintroduced. Originally published in 1875, Studies in Design features Dresser's exquisite design and classic theories that have enduring appeal.

Christopher Dresser is considered by many to have been the most influential designer of the nineteenth century, and his designs later had a major influence on the Arts & Crafts and Modernist movements. Dresser's designs, which later influenced other artisans such as William Morris and Charles Tiffany, reveal exotic influences from such locations as Egypt, Japan, China, India, and Morocco.

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