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Designs for Gothic Ornaments and Furniture

Designs for Gothic Ornaments and Furniture

Containing 48 intricately detailed illustrations, this volume offers a thorough look into the Gothic style of decoration in domestic and religious structures.

Collectable Names and Designs in Womens Fashion

Collectable Names and Designs in Womens Fashion

Although there are many books on the shelves dedicated to this subject where ‘Collectable Names and Designs in Women’s Fashion’ differs is that it looks at why many fashion pieces have become highly regarded within collector’s circles. Throughout the...

North American Indian Beadwork Designs

North American Indian Beadwork Designs

This concise volume documents a fascinating and unique art form — Native American beadwork. Including examples of handiwork from Eastern woodlands and Plains Indians, the author offers a clear, illuminating discussion of the origins, execution, and symbolism of Indian...

400 Traditional Tile Designs in Full Color

400 Traditional Tile Designs in Full Color

Spectacular plates reprinted from rare 19th- and early-20th-century English, French, and Spanish manufacturers’ catalogs. 400 royalty-free examples inspired by more than 2,000 years of tile designs produced by the civilizations of Islam, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium, among others. Largest...

Victorian Patterns and Designs in Full Color

Victorian Patterns and Designs in Full Color

The last and one of the most important of the great chromolithographic collections of the Victorian era, this magnificent volume first appeared in 1892. Spans a wide spectrum of ornamental styles: Greek moldings and pilaster designs; medieval roof ornamentation,...

18 Fragen, die Designer heute bewegen

18 Fragen, die Designer heute bewegen

Sie sind Kreativer in Design, Werbung, Medien oder wollen Design studieren? Dann beschäftigen sicherlich auch Sie folgende Fragen: Wenn alle gestalten können – wer braucht dann noch Gestalter? Brauchen wir künftig noch Websites, oder reicht ein Facebook-Profil? Wie viel...

Citizen Designer

Citizen Designer

Balancing Social, Professional, and Artistic Views What does it mean to be a designer in today’s corporate-driven, overbranded global consumer culture? Citizen Designer, Second Edition, attempts to answer this question with more than seventy debate-stirring essays and interviews espousing...

The Designer’s Guide To Marketing And Pricing

The Designer's Guide To Marketing And Pricing

Do what you love and make money! The Designer’s Guide to Marketing and Pricing will answer all the common questions asked by designers trying to stay afloat in their creative business – and also successful designers who want to...

The Designer’s Guide to Presenting Numbers, Figure…

The Designer's Guide to Presenting Numbers, Figure...

Numbers can tell an exciting story. The trick is to know what story to tell and make it understandable. This compact, practical guide will show everyone who must design numeric data how to transform raw data into readable, relevant...

The Education of a Graphic Designer

The Education of a Graphic Designer

Revised and updated, this compelling collection of essays, interviews, and course syllabi is the ideal tool to help teachers and students keep up in the rapidly changing field of graphic design. Top designers and educators talk theory, offer proposals,...

Manuale del perfetto web designer con Joomla

Manuale del perfetto web designer con Joomla

Volevo scrivere qualcosa di più di un semplice manuale. Volevo offrire ai professionisti del web quel faro nella nebbia che aiutasse ad approdare in un porto sicuro, approfondendo tutte le conoscenze indispensabili per essere ottimi web designer. Ho illuminato...

Il designer in azienda

Il designer in azienda

Questo volume vuole chiarire alle (piccole) imprese che ancora non utilizzano il design cosa aspettarsi nel momento in cui decidono di coinvolgere un designer. Ma al contempo intende fornire una guida utile ai designer che vogliano collaborare con imprese...

Cos’è un designer

Cos'è un designer

Testo di riferimento per più generazioni, “Cos’è un designer” si rivolge agli “studenti di ogni età” che si avvicinano alla progettazione e al design con l’intento di comprenderne le ragioni più profonde e le implicazioni sociali più urgenti. Pubblicato...

French Decorative Designs

French Decorative Designs

This striking collection of 171 Gallic glories—borders, florals, panels, pilasters, cornices, and other architectural and ornamental flourishes—offers a remarkable variety of styles: Byzantine, Roman, Gothic, Renaissance, and more. Designers and graphic artists will find this modestly priced volume a...

700 Victorian Ornamental Designs

700 Victorian Ornamental Designs

This lavish collection of royalty-free engravings by the celebrated 19th-century artist F. Knight — reproduced directly from a rare original edition — contains elaborate wall murals with trompe-l’oeil effects; scenes of hunters, flanked by mythological figures; idealized damsels in...

Japanese Woodblock Kimono Designs in Full Color

Japanese Woodblock Kimono Designs in Full Color

The delicate beauty of the kimono and its appealing designs embody Japan’s ancient and venerable tradition of textile arts. This unusual design treasury recaptures the graceful art of the kimono in all its subtle elegance, with authentic designs from...

Japanese Kimono Designs

Japanese Kimono Designs

Japan’s ancient and esteemed tradition of textile arts has long been reflected in the delicate beauty of the kimono and its appealing designs. This unique design treasury, consisting of lavish full-color pictures of a vibrant array of kimonos, is...

Persian Designs and Motifs for Artists and Craftsm…

Persian Designs and Motifs for Artists and Craftsm...

Outstanding collection of 400 motifs of rich Persian tradition, ready to use in many areas of design. The motifs include floral designs, geometrics, arabesques, mythical creatures, rosettes, paisley patterns, palmettes, medallions, border and marginal decorations, scrolls, curves, and hunting...

Celtic Stencil Designs

Celtic Stencil Designs

With great skill and flair, Dutch artist Co Spinhoven has translated the stirring imagery of traditional Celtic art into a collection of 130 exciting and versatile stencil designs. With them, graphic artists and craftspeople can bring to their work...

Designs and Patterns from Historic Ornament

Designs and Patterns from Historic Ornament

Borders, diapers, patterns from Egypt, Greece, Rome, Japan, Persia, Medieval Europe, more. Over 250 illustrations.

A Book of Vintage Designs and Instructions for Mak…

A Book of Vintage Designs and Instructions for Mak...

This interesting collection of outdoor furniture is ideal for the hands-on gardener, with vintage designs and patterns for bird tables, a novel garden barrow, folding chairs and a tea wagon, all made from wood.

Kaleidoscopic Designs and How to Create Them

Kaleidoscopic Designs and How to Create Them

Kaleidoscopic designs are thrilling in their profusion of color and repeating patterns, but they look so complex that creating one would seem to be virtually impossible. Norma and Leslie Finkel have done the impossible. They have discovered a simple...

Victorian Patterns and Designs for Artists and Des…

Victorian Patterns and Designs for Artists and Des...

Over 150 patterns selected from rare 19th-century publications. Florals, foliates, geometrics, and many other motifs ready to add period flavor to almost any project. Indispensable for textile, package and graphic designers, artists, craftspeople, many more.

Snowflake Designs

Snowflake Designs

Rich selection of more than 120 intricate images of snowflakes, based on photographs taken by W. A. Bentley (1865–1935) over a 50-year period, will provide an endless source of inspiration for artists, designers and decorators. Royalty-free black-and-white designs are...

Designs for the Gateways of the Southern Entrances…

Designs for the Gateways of the Southern Entrances...

This book contains beautifully illustrated designs by architect Richard Morris Hunt for the entrances to Central Park.