❰Read❯ ➲ The Complete Pattern Directory Author Elizabeth Wilhide – Tbjewellers.co.uk An essential resource for any designer crafter artist or historian The Complete Pattern Dictionary is the most comprehensive practical and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history covering a An essential resource for any designer crafter artist or historian The Complete Pattern Dictionary is the most comprehensive practical and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history covering all periods styles and cultures Throughout history patterns have come in countless permutations of motif color and scale From the first rhythmic marks pressed onto clay vessels to the latest digital design pattern making has been an essential part of the decorative arts since time immemorial With illustrations of patterns from all ages and cultures The Complete Pattern Dictionary is not only a visual feast it is the most comprehensive
The Complete PDF or resource available on the subject The book is arranged thematically according to pattern type with chapters on Flora Fauna Pictorial Geometric and Abstract designs Each pattern includes the name of the pattern the year of its creation and a brief description The categories are supplemented by in depth features highlighting the work of key designers including William Morris Sonia Delaunay Charles and Ray Eames Lucienne Day and Orla Kiely as well as sections detailing the characteristic motifs of key period styles from Baroue to Art Deco.
Elizabeth Wilhide is the author of many books on design and interiors and two novels Born in the United States she now resides in London.
- 672 pages
- The Complete Pattern Directory
- Elizabeth Wilhide
- 03 November 2016 Elizabeth Wilhide