Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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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 | 192 Pages |
$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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ASIAN COSTUMES AND TEXTILES: FROM THE BOSPHORUS TO FUJIAMA

Written by Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt
A wonderful book that illustrates a wealth of textile and costumes never seen before and covering all the Asian continent belonging to the Belgian Mis collection.
November 1, 2001 | Hardcover | Skira |
$95.00
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QUILTS: MASTERWORKS FROM THE AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM

Written by Warren, Elizabeth
From America's preeminent museum collection, this definitive volume places the quilt firmly in the realm of art. Combining economy with artistry and everyday craftsmanship with extraordinary beauty, quilts hold a unique place in American culture.
September 16, 2014 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 336 Pages |
$19.98
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TRADITIONAL KIMONO SILKS

Written by Yasuda, Anita
This swatch book is an inspiring visual tour of elegant fabric design using beautiful historic kimono remnants from Japan's Showa Period (1926-1989). More than 400 photographs and detailed captions provide information on motif identification, Japanese history and cultural traditions.
August 31, 2007 | Paperback | Schiffer Craft | 208 Pages |
$34.95
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ORIENTAL RUGS: THE SECRETS REVEALED

Written by Blackburn, Mark
Buying an Oriental rug need not be confusing. This book answers the most frequent questions and offers a great introduction to this ancient and continuing weaving tradition. Nearly 900 contemporary rugs are shown and discussed from Tibet, India, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran. Learn their history, production methods, selection guidlines, and tips on care and cleaning.
June 29, 2007 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 256 Pages |
$39.95
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ART OF WEAVING (REVISED)

Written by Regensteiner, Else
With comprehensive text, diagrams, drafts, and examples of fine woven fabrics, this book about the art and craft of weaving offers complete coverage of the materials and equipment, the techniques and the creative possibilities of the medium. Now in its fourth edition, this indispensable handbook is a must-have resource for weavers of all skill levels.
February 28, 2015 | Paperback | Schiffer Craft | 216 Pages |
$34.99

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