Turn-of-the-Century Tile Designs in Full Color

Turn-of-the-Century Tile Designs in Full Color

by L. Francois
     
 

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Carefully selected from a rare 1905 French tile catalog, this splendid full-color collection of tile designs features scores of eye-catching motifs. A valuable resource for today's artists and designers, this volume of authentic images can also serve as inspiration for craftspeople working in a variety of areas.
The 250 illustrations include panels and borders of

Overview

Carefully selected from a rare 1905 French tile catalog, this splendid full-color collection of tile designs features scores of eye-catching motifs. A valuable resource for today's artists and designers, this volume of authentic images can also serve as inspiration for craftspeople working in a variety of areas.
The 250 illustrations include panels and borders of all sizes, decorated with lotus blossoms, lilies-of-the-valley, irises, and other delicate florals; multicolored designs promoting meat markets, dairies, and other commercial establishments; decorative wall tiles for bathrooms; stenciled friezes with ornate floral and foliate motifs; vibrantly colored enameled squares; geometrics; and much more.
Rich in Art Nouveau flavor and elegance, these versatile copyright-free designs not only constitute an invaluable archive of usable art and design inspiration but also a magnificent browsing book for lovers of the decorative arts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486155807
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/20/2013
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
48
File size:
18 MB
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