Decorative Arts

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DECORATIVE ART 1970S

With dramatic expressions of futurism alongside rustic eco-trends, this book collects the best of 1970s design in one expertly curated and annotated volume, drawn from the now-classic collectible, Decorative Art, The Studio Yearbook. Across metalware, textiles, ceramics, and more, explore a decade of fast-moving ideas and vehemently opposing schools and movements.
February 15, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen | 576 Pages |
$40.00
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DECORATIVE ART 1950S

Latex, plastics, and fervent consumerism: discover the design trends and materials which literally shaped the American 1950s. This overview explores a decade of postwar rebuilding driven by idealistic vision and positive spirit, applied from the suburbs to the inner cities, and from furniture to metalware.
January 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen | 576 Pages |
$40.00
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BREAKING OUT OF TRADITION: JAPANESE LACQUER 1890-1950

Breaking out of Tradition traces the pioneering developments in lacquer art at the beginning of the twentieth century in Japan. The lacquer artists of that time adopted a critical and creative approach to centuries-old traditions, experimenting with innovative techniques and new materials--and thereby also provided new stimuli for Western art.
August 20, 2020 | Paperback | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 220 Pages |
$45.00
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MODERN KYOTO PATTERN

Written by Various
The arrival and further development of machine printing in Japan made mass production possible in the field of textiles. In Kyoto, in particular, the period up to the 1970s was when the creation and production of a broad spectrum of new designs that incorporated traditional Japanese motifs, pop culture, and many other influences occurred.
January 5, 2020 | Paperback | Seigensha | 286 Pages |
$23.50
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GUIDE TO JAPANESE KATAGAMI DESIGNS

Written by 加茂瑞穂
型紙は、柿渋を引いた和紙に様々な文様を彫刻し、主に小紋や浴衣、型友禅などの布地を染めるために使用されます。研ぎ澄まされた彫刻技術や生み出されるデザインは、現代の人々をも魅了します。本書では、昭和8年創業、京都最大規模の型紙彫刻・販売事業を前身とする株式会社キョーテックによる18000点もの型紙コレクションから約180枚を厳選し、「正月」「梅」など季節に関わるテーマから、「縞」「唐草」などベーシックな文様まで、62の題材をもとに丁寧な解説文付きで紹介しました。同じ意匠を持つ文様の美術工芸品との比較もまじえ、和の文様の豊かな魅力を再発見できる構成です。
April 20, 2020 | | 青幻舎 | 335 Pages |
$23.50
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REPOSSI

The first book to explore the visual identity and legacy of influential Italian jeweler Repossi across four generations
June 29, 2021 | Hardcover | Steidl | 232 Pages |
$75.00
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ITALIAN OLIVE OIL TINS 1860-1960: GUATELLI COLLECTION

Written by Lauria, Daniela
Gorgeous and rare tin designs for olive oil, from a preeminent collection
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Silvana Editoriale | 192 Pages |
$45.00
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PICASSO: THE CHALLENGE OF CERAMICS

Key ceramic works by Picasso alongside the ancient pottery that inspired him
October 6, 2020 | Paperback | Silvana Editoriale | 160 Pages |
$35.00
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SPACE FANTASIES 1:1: R.F. COLLECTION

This limited-edition collection of space exploration toys--from shuttles to space dogs--taps into the nostalgia and imagination of 20th-century science fiction
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Vitra Design Museum | 296 Pages |
$215.00
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SHAPES FROM OUTTA NOWHERE: TOWARDS ABSTRACTION IN CLAY 1890-2018: THE ROBERT A. ELLISON JR. COLLECTION

Written by Spinozzi, Adrienne
Adventures in abstract ceramics, from George E. Ohr and Ken Price to Kathy Butterly
February 23, 2021 | Hardcover | August Editions | 272 Pages |
$69.95

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