Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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CONTINUING TRADITIONS

Written by Sarkar, Surajit
The age of exploration was one in which a confident and wealthy Europe was ready to look at the world in different ways. By this time, the emerging European imagination could see the world as an imagined or designative concept. Textiles brought the colours of the other lands, and its mass printing and production brought a sense of fantasy and playfulness into European homes.
October 25, 2015 | Paperback | Mapin Publishing Pvt |
$35.00
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CENTRAL ASIAN TEXTILE ART: TURKMEN CARPETS. THE NEVILLE KINGSTON COLLECTION

Written by Tsareva, Elena
- Introduction to an unbelievably rich but previously unknown British private collection of Turkmen tribal carpets, rugs and trappings- Written by the leading expert of Turkmen textiles- See also Turkmen Carpets: The Hoffmeister Collection ISBN 9783897903425 by Elena TsarevaThe publication introduces for the first time the extraordinarily rich yet previously unknown British collection of Turkmen t
July 30, 2016 | Hardcover | Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GmbH |
$110.00
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MINA PERHONEN TEXTILE 1995-2005

Written by Perhonen, Minä
minä perhonen (which means 'I am a butterfly' in Finnish) is an internationally acclaimed fashion brand led by Akira Minagawa. They are well known for their enthusiasm on textiles. They produce their original fabrics cooperating with both Japanese and international fabric makers, as well as ardently working on developing new materials or techniques.
July 1, 2016 | HC-OOP | Bunka Publishing Bureau |
$65.00
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PATTERN SOURCEBOOK: A CENTURY OF SURFACE DESIGN

Written by Cole, Drusilla
The book is aimed at anyone with an interest in surface design and pattern whether they are students, hobbyists or professionals. Over 350 images from the last 100 years are presented with informative captions, ordered aesthetically to create a pleasing visual impression whereby contemporary images are displayed next to historical images.
May 5, 2015 | Paperback | Laurence King | 304 Pages |
$19.95
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EXTREME TEXTILES: DESIGNING FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE

Written by McQuaid, Maltida
Stronger, faster, lighter, safer, smarterthese are the textiles of tomorrow. From the carbon-fiber composite bicycle frame to the cardiac constraint sock and the Mars Pathfinder landing airbags, material innovations surround us. Our landscape, our buildings, our vehicles, our clothes, and our bodies all benefit from these highly engineered performance textiles.
June 2, 2005 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 224 Pages |
$45.00
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SMART TEXTILES FOR DESIGNERS: INVENTING THE FUTURE OF FABRICS

Written by Pailes-Friedman, Rebeccah
We are on the cusp of a revolution, where the intersection of technology, the human body, and everyday objects will become completely seamless. Smart textiles are a key part of this revolution.
February 2, 2016 | Paperback | Laurence King |
$40.00
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DECORATIVE CARPET: FINE HANDMADE RUGS IN CONTEMPORARY INTERIORS

Written by Perrachon, Alix G
Handmade rugs are perpetual objects of desire, sought after for their expressive designs and intricate combinations of pattern and color. Whether hand-knotted or handwoven, their tactile quality completes any well-furnished interior.
September 28, 2010 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 256 Pages |
$24.95
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LOTUS FLOWER: A TEXTILE HIDDEN IN THE WATER

Written by Loro Piana, Pier Luigi
Part of the mission of Loro Piana, the Italian luxury clothing and textile company, is to source its materials in the most sustainable and responsible ways, while still remaining innovative and producing goods of the highest quality. The latest textile treasure discovered by Loro Piana grows in the waters of Inle Lake in eastern Myanmar: the fibre of the lotus flower.
October 11, 2011 | Hardcover | Skira |
$95.00
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VELVET: HISTORY, TECHNIQUES, FASHIONS

Written by De Marinis, Fabrizio
One of the richest fabrics known to man, velvet is today more in fashion than ever. Couturiers and street designers favour its softness and lustre, but it has been famed throughout the ages for sumptuous elegance. Velvet is the story of this ostentatious fabric, in fashion, furnishing, art and design.
March 1, 1997 | Paperback | Idea Books | 202 Pages |
$35.00
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MAGNIFICENT MOLAS: THE ART OF THE KUNA INDIANS

Written by Perrin, Michel
This sumptuous new book reveals more than 300 fabric "paintings" made and worn by the women of the Kuna, a tribe of indians that live on the coral islands off Panama's Atlantic coast. Lively, varied, original and full of humor, Mola art has an astonishing relationship with tradition but in many ways looks contemporary and is prized by museums and private collectors throughout the world.
January 31, 2000 | Hardcover_OOP | Flammarion-Pere Castor |
$45.00

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