Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics
Written by Lewis, Garth
Designers or crafters who need advice on how to work with, and combine, colors effectively, will find this illuminating guide a must-have. Written by accomplished color theorist Garth Lewis, it explores various concepts ranging from hues, values, and chroma to simultaneous contrast and perceptual transparency.
Written by Ray Hemachandra
"A beautiful new addition to the successful series"A vibrant and growing community of crafters has embraced quilting, and this outstanding international collection will inspire and captivate them.
Written by Gillow, John
The breathtaking skill and creativity of the African peoples are presented here in radiant color the gorgeous stripweaves of the Ashanti and the Ewe; the lace weaves of the Yoruba and thebogolanfini mud cloths from Mali and West Africa; the Berber weaves from Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia in North Africa; the unique, crocheted, embroidered, and feathered hats from Cameroon; the ancient we
Written by Clarke, Duncan
This book offers a fascinating journey through the history and culture of textiles in Africa drawn from the private collection of Karun Thakar, widely considered to be one of the best in the world.
Written by Darty, Linda
With this lavish introduction to the centuries-old art of enameling, even beginners can effortlessly create imaginative designs. Written with clarity and passion by a leader in the field, it covers all the popular techniques, the fundamentals of setting up a studio, and 14 fabulous projects.
Written by Daniel Lees
The rich beauty and craftsmanship of leather objects dating from 1900-1929 is captured here in 540 beautiful color photos. These items include fine leather accessories, such as billfolds, blotters, bookends boxes, cigar cases, document cases, glove cases, mats napkin rings, paperweights, purses, and wastebaskets.
Written by Phelps, Annamarie
The development of textiles as an art form between 1945 and 1970, and the extent of collaboration between artists and textile manufacturers at this time, is unrivalled in modern art history. Raoul Dufy was the first twentieth-century artist to become seriously and successfully involved in producing textile designs.
Written by Mary Hunt Kahlenberg
This extraordinary private collection of traditional costumes, put together with taste and passion by an Italo-Turkish couple, will take us across Asia Minor, Central Asia, India, South-East Asia, and the Far East: five immense territories spanning from west to east, an impressively multi-ethnic and multi-cultural continent.
Written by Eidelheit, Marlene
This book is the result of an intense conservation effort, which restored these magnificent works of art to their former glory after a fire burnt two of the tapestries and damaged four more in 2001 Accompanied by two important exhibitions on America's East and West coasts These tapestries are fragments of history: they were once displayed at St.