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Art of Adornment: Design * Fashion * Art
     

Art of Adornment: Design * Fashion * Art

by Gibbs Smith
 

Adornment originated in the fourteenth century as the action of making someone or something attractive by adding decoration. It is also those details in design that create evocative rooms, intriguing structures, and beautiful landscapes. The Art of Adornment is lavishly illustrated with design patterns and “adorned” with quotes about design, fashion,

Overview

Adornment originated in the fourteenth century as the action of making someone or something attractive by adding decoration. It is also those details in design that create evocative rooms, intriguing structures, and beautiful landscapes. The Art of Adornment is lavishly illustrated with design patterns and “adorned” with quotes about design, fashion, and art. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who understands that “the gods are in the details.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423623458
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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Art completes what nature cannot bring to finish. The artist gives us knowledge of nature’s unrealized ends.
—Aristotle

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