20th Century Pattern Design

20th Century Pattern Design

Textile & Wallpaper Pioneers

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Offers a decade-by-decade look at the trends that shaped pattern design in the twentieth century, from art nouveau in the early 1900s to the modern era of digital design.

Hachette Book Group
Patterns-bold, colorful, muted, delicate, intricate, splashy, spare, figurative, abstract, dizzying, calming-are the subject in this comprehensive reference, the first to examine pattern as an essential part of twentieth-century design history.With stunning color plates and lively text, Lesley Jackson takes readers on a tour of the development of twentieth-century patterns from around the world. Organized by decade, Twentieth-Century Pattern Design details the technical innovations that affected the development of modern textiles and wallpapers. Focusing on surface pattern in the home, Jackson draws frequent parallels to the worlds of fashion, packaging, and graphics, and explores the interrelationship between painting and pattern design. The result is a book as inspiring as it is informative.Twentieth-Century Pattern Design is an invaluable resource for modern design enthusiasts and historians, collectors and interior and graphic designers.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Princeton Architectural Press, 2002
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781568983332
Branch Call Number: 746.041 JACKS
Characteristics: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm


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