V&A Pattern: Secret Garden (Hardcover with CD)

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The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is the world’s greatest museum of art and design, with a vast collection that been an unparalleled resource for designers for 150 years. This new series of pattern books presents the range of the V&A’s superb collections. Beautifully designed, accessible, and informative– perhaps a little quirky – they are a repository of ideas for designers of all kinds, but also a collection of desirable gift books. Included in each volume is a CD of all the images shown within--to be...

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Overview

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is the world’s greatest museum of art and design, with a vast collection that been an unparalleled resource for designers for 150 years. This new series of pattern books presents the range of the V&A’s superb collections. Beautifully designed, accessible, and informative– perhaps a little quirky – they are a repository of ideas for designers of all kinds, but also a collection of desirable gift books. Included in each volume is a CD of all the images shown within--to be redrawn, reworked, or even licensed for further use.  The books are available individually or in a beautiful decorative slipcase.
 

Garden Florals brings together a wonderful range of botanical patterns from wallpaper, textiles, prints, and drawings. The short text is followed by 60 colorplates that feature gorgeous plant-form patterns dating from 1880 to 1910.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781851775880
  • Publisher: V & A Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Antonia Brodie is an Assistant Curator in Furniture, Textiles and Fashion Department of the V&A. She contributed to the exhibition catalogue Baroque: Style in the Age of Magnificence, and has lectured on the history of technology.

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