Synopses & Reviews
More than 200 of the best period designs, from medieval to the 1950s, arranged by type of design for ease of reference One of the world's best collections of period designs is brought together as an invaluable resource for designers of all kinds, from fabric, textile, wallpaper, and stained glass designers to graphic and fashion designers. This collection covers wallpaper, textiles, furnishings, costume, tiles, and ceramics. The designs range from medieval through renaissance and the 19th century right up to the 1950s. The book is arranged by type of design and motifs—geometric, floral, abstract, figurative—to make it as accessible to designers as possible.
About the Author
Siân Evans previously worked for the National Trust, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Design Museum, and is the author of Ghosts: Mysterious Tales from the National Trust.