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Publisher Comments:

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is the worldand#8217;s greatest museum of art and design, with a vast collection that been an unparalleled resource for designers for 150 years.

This new series of pattern books presents the range of the VandAand#8217;s superb collections. Beautifully designed, accessible, and informative, these little books are a repository of ideas and inspiration for designers of all kinds. Included in each volume is a CD of all the images shown within--to be redrawn, reworked, or even licensed for further use.and#160;and#160;The books are available individually or in a beautiful decorative slipcase.

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INDIAN FLORALS
Luscious patterns derived from plants and flowers have been used in India for centuries. Lotus flowers and floral meanders are seen in third-century Buddhist sites, and were given an additional dimension by European prints and books that made their way to the sub-continent in the early seventeenth century

Synopsis:

Following the success of the previous titles in the VandA Pattern series, four new books reveal more of the VandA's spectacular and extensive pattern collections.

Spitalfields Silks by Moira Thunder displays delightful floral designs alongside quirky, strikingly modern silks, all produced in 18th-century London.

Synopsis:

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is the worldand#8217;s greatest museum of art and design, with a vast collection that been an unparalleled resource for designers for 150 years.

This new series of pattern books presents the range of the VandAand#8217;s superb collections. Beautifully designed, accessible, and informative, these little books are a repository of ideas and inspiration for designers of all kinds. Included in each volume is a CD of all the images shown within--to be redrawn, reworked, or even licensed for further use.and#160;and#160;The books are available individually or in a beautiful decorative slipcase.

The Fifties

The Fifties produced some of the most inventive and innovative twentieth-century pattern designs as the emerging trend for abstraction in the fine arts--as exemplified by Mirand#243;,and#160;Calder, and Klee, for instance--acted as a stimulus for many European and American designers.

About the Author

Anna Buruma has been the archivist at Liberty since the mid-1990s. Her most recent publication is Liberty in the Fifties and Sixties: A Taste for Design.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781851776795
Author:
Buruma, Anna
Publisher:
Victoria & Albert Museum
Author:
Crill, Rosemary
Author:
Mendes, Valerie D.
Author:
Thunder, Moira
Author:
Prichard, Sue
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 color illustrations
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
7 x 5 x 0.5 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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Product details 80 pages Victoria & Albert Museum - English 9781851776795 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Following the success of the previous titles in the VandA Pattern series, four new books reveal more of the VandA's spectacular and extensive pattern collections.

Spitalfields Silks by Moira Thunder displays delightful floral designs alongside quirky, strikingly modern silks, all produced in 18th-century London.

"Synopsis" by ,
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is the worldand#8217;s greatest museum of art and design, with a vast collection that been an unparalleled resource for designers for 150 years.

This new series of pattern books presents the range of the VandAand#8217;s superb collections. Beautifully designed, accessible, and informative, these little books are a repository of ideas and inspiration for designers of all kinds. Included in each volume is a CD of all the images shown within--to be redrawn, reworked, or even licensed for further use.and#160;and#160;The books are available individually or in a beautiful decorative slipcase.

The Fifties

The Fifties produced some of the most inventive and innovative twentieth-century pattern designs as the emerging trend for abstraction in the fine arts--as exemplified by Mirand#243;,and#160;Calder, and Klee, for instance--acted as a stimulus for many European and American designers.

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