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Textile Folk Art: Design, Techniques and Inspiration in Mixed-Media Textile

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Textile Folk Art: Design, Techniques and Inspiration in Mixed-Media Textile...

Anne Kelly

Art & Architecture; Folk art; Needlework & fabric crafts

Hardback

Featuring step-by-step projects as well as work from contemporary artists and makers throughout, this practical and beautiful... [more]

$42.99

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Pattern Design

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Pattern Design

Elizabeth Wilhide

Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Hardback

A superbly illustrated compendium of over 1,500 of the world's most popular and influential patterns. [more]

$65.00

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How to Look at Stained Glass: A Guide to the Church Windows of England

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How to Look at Stained Glass: A Guide to the Church Windows of England

Jane Brocket

Art & Architecture; Stained glass: artworks; Decorative arts; Religious buildings; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The magical qualities of stained glass have an enduring appeal, but church windows tend to be ignored as a form of creative... [more]

$26.99

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Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design

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Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design

Frances Ambler

Art & Architecture; Decorative arts; Professional interior design; Gift books

Hardback

The latest addition to the stylish Mid-Century Modern gift range, featuring elegant illustrations of classic pieces presented... [more]

$19.99

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The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

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The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

Elizabeth Hartpick

Decorative arts; Film, TV & Radio

Paperback

In a world awash with visual technologies, the curiously named magic lantern the optical lantern or optical projector and... [more]

$49.95

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Doors

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Doors

Bob Wilcox

Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architectural structure & design

Hardback

Over 600 striking photographs of remarkable doors from around the world offer ideas and inspiration for anyone in architecture,... [more]

$39.99

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Arts and Crafts of Morocco

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Arts and Crafts of Morocco

James F. Jereb

Art & Architecture; Decorative arts

Paperback

Demonstrates the strengths of Moroccos crafts a centuries-long tradition which intermingles influences from both Black Africa... [more]

$29.99

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1000 Masterpieces of Decorative Art

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1000 Masterpieces of Decorative Art

Emile Bayard, Albert Jacquemart

Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Hardback

From ancient Sumerian pottery to Tiffany stained glass, decorative art had been a fundamental part of the human experience... [more]

$35.00

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Iznik: The Artistry of Ottoman Ceramics

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Iznik: The Artistry of Ottoman Ceramics

Walter B. Denny

Ceramic arts, pottery, glass; Decorative arts; History

Hardback

Covering both Iznik pieces de forme and the famous Iznik tiles that decorate Ottoman imperial monuments, this title integrates... [more]

$70.00

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Aboriginal Art

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Aboriginal Art

Wally Caruana

Art of indigenous peoples; Folk art; History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Showcases the work of Australia's indigenous artists from all parts of the continent. This book provides information about... [more]

$19.95

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Introductions to Chinese Culture: Chinese Folk Arts

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Introductions to Chinese Culture: Chinese Folk Arts

Zhilin Jin

Oriental art; Folk art; History

Paperback

Chinese folk arts originate in the rural areas of China's vast territory. As forms of communal art, folk arts are evident... [more]

$24.95

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William Morris and his Palace of Art: Architecture, Interiors and Design at Red House

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William Morris and his Palace of Art: Architecture, Interiors and Design...

Tessa Wild

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Decorative arts; Palaces, chateaux, country houses; Professional interior design

Hardback

A previously unwritten chapter in the design history of William Morris. [more]

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The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America

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The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and...

Monica Penick, Christopher Long

Art & Architecture; Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Graphic design; Illustration & commercial art; Furniture design

Hardback

A fresh look at the Arts and Crafts Movement, charting its origins in reformist ideals, its engagement with commercial culture,... [more]

$94.99

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Jewelry: The Body Transformed

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Jewelry: The Body Transformed

Melanie Holcomb, Kim Benzel, Soyoung Lee, Diana Craig Patch, Joanne Pillsbury

Decorative arts; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Antiques & collectables: jewellery

Hardback

A cross-cultural examination of jewelry spanning 5,000 years that investigates not only the objects themselves but also the... [more]

$89.99

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French Country: Collected & Timeless Charm

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French Country: Collected & Timeless Charm

Cindy Cooper

Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architectural structure & design; Professional interior design; Interior design, decor & style guides

Hardback

This beautiful decorating idea book will bring you endless inspiration to create your own French style retreat, home, and... [more]

$71.95

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Matisse and Decoration

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Matisse and Decoration

John Klein

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Decorative arts; Individual artists, art monographs; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Hardback

A brand new look at the extremely beautiful, if underappreciated, later works of one of the most inventive artists of the... [more]

$99.99

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Vienna 1900 Complete

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Vienna 1900 Complete

Christian Brandstatter, Rainer Metzger, Daniela Gregori

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architectural structure & design

Hardback

An exceptional volume bringing together almost 1,000 images representing the diversity and richness of the visual arts in... [more]

$160.00

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Marimekko: in Patterns

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Marimekko: in Patterns

Marimekko

Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design

Paperback

A desirable and definitive volume on the brightly-colored, pattern-filled... [more]

$59.99

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Early American Country Furniture: 22 Projects Inspired by the Work of 18th and 19th Century New England Woodworkers

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Early American Country Furniture: 22 Projects Inspired by the Work of 18th...

Denis Hambucken

Decorative arts; Architecture; DIY: carpentry & woodworking

Hardback

22 original woodworking projects informed by new England country furniture from the 18th and 19th century. Project plans include:... [more]

$32.95

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Art Deco Furniture: The French Designers

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Art Deco Furniture: The French Designers

Alastair Duncan

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Art Nouveau; Art & design styles: Art Deco; Decorative arts; Antique furniture & furniture collecting

Hardback

In the early 20th century, the Art Deco movement created new standards in furniture design, architecture, and the decorative... [more]

$44.95

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Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction

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Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction

George Bain

Art & Architecture; Folk art

Paperback

Describes and illustrates the construction principles used by the British and Irish schools of Celtic art. [more]

$15.95

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Ornament and Crime

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Ornament and Crime

Adolf Loos

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Decorative arts; Theory of architecture

Paperback

'But art has nothing to do with forgery, with lies. The paths of art may be thorny, but they are clean.' Ornament and Crime... [more]

$22.99

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Chess and other Games Pieces from Islamic Lands

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Chess and other Games Pieces from Islamic Lands

Deborah Freeman Fahid

Decorative arts

Paperback

An unprecedented in-depth guide to one of the world's most spectacular collections of ancient chess and games pieces [more]

$59.99

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The Beauty of Everyday Things

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The Beauty of Everyday Things

Soetsu Yanagi

Art & design styles: Arts & Crafts style; Ceramics: artworks; Folk art; Pottery, ceramics & glass crafts

Paperback

The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are... [more]

$22.99

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Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums

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Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums

Jenny F. So

Oriental art; Sculpture; Decorative arts; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Hardback

From personal ornamentation to funerary practice, from palace decoration to private devotion, jade has played a major role... [more]

$94.99

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