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Allegra Hicks: An Eye for Design examines textile, interior, and fashion designer Allegra Hicks approach to design and luxury. The book retraces the genesis of her patterns over the past decades of her work. Season by season, Hicks presents her original textile and pattern designs alongside beautiful photography of interiors, landscapes, and unexpected points of nature. Essays on design, color, and seasonal elements will inspire readers to look at interiors and fabrics in a new and different way. Pairing original textile and pattern designs with inspiring photography of interiors and landscapes, the book is an internal voyage through Allegra Hicks mind. 

Praise for Allegra Hicks: An Eye for Design:

"Porn for fabric fanatics." 

--House Beautiful

Book News Annotation:

Hicks is a London-based designer--of fashion, fabrics, and accessories. Her work is showcased here in 200 full-page photos accompanied by lyrical text in which she expresses thoughts and feelings about design, nature, and her sources of inspiration. Some of the photos, in fact, are of nature--details or landscapes or animals--echoed in her work, shown on facing pages. Many of the photos of fabrics are up-close details with small areas of focus and surrounding areas out of focus, thus evoking a sense of texture and sensuousness. Designers or teachers of design seeking inspiration will appreciate this unusual exploration of creativity. The book measures 10.5x11.5". Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Allegra Hicks is a London-based designer whose line of luxury fashion, homewares, and accessories is sold worldwide in department stores and boutiques as well as in her stores in London and New York. She is well known throughout the world for her unique textile designs, which she uses in her interiors as well as her fashion line.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810995734
Author:
Hicks, Allegra
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Subject:
Interior decorating
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 full-color illustrations
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
12 x 10 x 1 in

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