Decorative Arts

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PATTERNS OF INDIA: A JOURNEY THROUGH COLORS, TEXTILES, AND THE VIBRANCY OF RAJASTHAN

Written by Chitnis, Christine
It's the trip of a lifetime--a textile-based tour of colorful Rajasthan, India featuring more than 200 lush photographs depicting everday life in one of the most vibrant regions in the world. Patterns of India is a visual experience that offers intimate insights into the diverse and richly hued Western Indian culture.
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Clarkson Potter Publishers | 288 Pages |
$30.00
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CHAUMET: TIARAS

Written by Phillips, Clare
Founded in 1780 in Paris, Chaumet became the most prestigious and sought-after jeweler in Europe after being named the official jeweler to Napoleon's wife, Empress Joséphine. Known for dazzling craftmanship, Chaumet specialized in tiaras.
April 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$125.00
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RETRO WATCHES: THE MODERN COLLECTORS' GUIDE

Written by Greenblatt, Mitch
What you wear on your wrist can be more than merely functional. Eschewing the common categories of the "classics," the ostentatiously high-priced, and the "blingy," this book brings together individualist pieces that few have seen and even fewer own.
April 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$29.95
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GRAYSON PERRY

Written by Klein, Jacky
Grayson Perry, renowned for his ceramic vases decorated with shocking, unconventional imagery, rose to fame in 2003 when he won the Turner Prize. Since then, Perry has remained an important voice in the arts and the contemporary discussion of gender--in 2016, he published the critically acclaimed book The Descent of Man.
March 24, 2020 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 348 Pages |
$45.00
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VOYSEY'S BIRDS AND ANIMALS

Written by Livingstone, Karen
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (1857-1941) is, with William Morris, one of the most enduringly popular designers of the Arts and Crafts Movement. A practicing architect, Voysey also designed a broad range of applied arts objects, from furniture, ceramics, and metalwork to wallpaper, carpets, tiles, and fabrics.
March 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 144 Pages |
$19.95
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EARLY ISLAMIC TEXTILES FROM ALONG THE SILK ROAD: THE AL-SABAH COLLECTION, KUWAIT

Written by Spuhler, Friedrich
The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, holds a spectacular array of ancient textiles created in Islamic lands, mostly from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries, and traded along the Silk Road, the network of ancient trade routes that linked China, Central Asia, and Byzantium for more than 1,500 years.
February 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 416 Pages |
$95.00
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DIOR JOAILLERIE: THE DICTIONARY OF VICTOIRE DE CASTELLANE

Written by De Castellane, Victoire
A lavish celebration of twenty years of Dior Joaillerie showcasing the breathtaking creations of creative director Victoire de Castellane through an extravagant illustrated dictionary. As creative director of Dior Joaillerie since its beginnings in 1998, Victoire de Castellane is renowned for her fearless approach to jewelery.
February 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 352 Pages |
$150.00
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ART NOUVEAU ORNAMENTATION (FOR USE IN DECORATION, TEXTILES, GLASS AND CERAMICS)

Written by Stoll, Christian
At the height of the Art Nouveau movement and into the early days of Art Deco, Christian Stoll Studios was a leading and prolific source of graphic design. The Leipzig-based firm, which produced beautiful stock books for all forms of design applications, was active chiefly from 1900 to the beginning of World War I and renowned for their staff of creative artists.
October 16, 2019 | Paperback | Dover Publications | 128 Pages |
$21.95
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DESIGNS AND ORNAMENTS FROM THE CHAPELS OF NOTRE DAME

Written by Ouradou, Maurice
Architect and theorist Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814-79), a prominent leader in the French Gothic Revival, was active in the restoration of medieval buildings. In 1845 he undertook one of the greatest projects in the history of restoration: the cleansing and restoration of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris.
June 26, 2019 | Paperback | Dover Publications |
$14.95

THEASTER GATES: HEAVY SKETCHES

Written by English, Darby
A book on the internationally renowned artist known for his blend of social practice, sculpture, and urban development.
November 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Skira Editore | 80 Pages |
$40.00

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