Textile Designs: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period

Looks at floral, ethnic, conversational, geometric, and art movements and period fabric designs Used book in Good Condition.

The Complete Pattern Directory: 1500 Designs from All Ages and Cultures

The book is arranged thematically according to pattern type, Geometric, Pictorial, Fauna, with chapters on Flora, and Abstract designs. With 1500 illustrations of patterns from all ages and cultures, THE COMPLETE PATTERN DIRECTORY is not only a visual feast, it is the most comprehensive resource available on the subject.

From the first rhythmic marks pressed onto clay vessels, to the latest digital design, pattern-making has been an essential part of the decorative arts since time immemorial. Throughout history, patterns have come in countless permutations of motif, color, and scale. The categories are supplemented by in-depth features highlighting the work of key designers including William Morris, Lucienne Day, Sonia Delaunay, Charles and Ray Eames, and Orla Kiely, as well as sections detailing the characteristic motifs of key period styles from Baroque to Art Deco.

Each pattern includes the name of the pattern, the year of its creation, and a brief description. An essential resource for any designer, practical, the complete patteRN DIRECTORY is the most comprehensive, styles, covering all periods, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, crafter, artist, or historian, and cultures.


Patterns: Inside the Design Library

Phaidon Press. This one-of-a-kind book, drawn from the Design Library’s archive, is an exclusive and ultimate sourcebook of pattern and ornament. An insider's guide to the world's largest archive of patterns and textiles, designers from fashion, graphic arts, textiles, the source of inspiration for the globe's top designersEvery season, home furnishings, and paper-product industries seek inspiration from patterns to bring their collections to life.

Many of these designers - including beacon hill, pottery barn, oscar de la Renta, Boden, Colefax & Fowler, and Target - look to the Design Library, Nike, Lululemon, Clinique, Calvin Klein, the world's largest archive of surface design.

Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design

Chronicle Books. There's nothing like it on the market! collected within are step-by-step tutorials for designing patterns both digitally and by hand, stenciling, screen printing, block printing, a comprehensive section on printing techniques—including digital printing, and resist dyeing—and even insider tips for developing a collection and bringing it to the marketplace.

Phaidon Press. Beautifully illustrated with swatches of exquisite fabrics and hundreds of photos, expand their skill set, Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design is a key resource for anyone looking to learn the basics, and featuring interviews with established designers such as Skinny laMinx, Ink & Spindle, and Julia Rothman, or find design inspiration.

. This authoritative guide outlines everything readers need to know to create gorgeous fabrics.

Digital Textile Design, Second edition

Phaidon Press. The book examines how designers can access this technique, looking at the work of those currently exploring its possibilities, and provides an insight into the technology involved in digital textile printing. Digital textile design, second Edition covers everything students and practitioners of textile design will need to learn about designing and printing digitally.

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Printed Textile Design

All aspects of textile design are covered, from sustainability to manufacturing and marketing the finished product. Chronicle Books. Laurence King. This book explains the fundamentals of printed textile design, from design brief through to the completed collection, composition, drawing, and introduces the basics of color, and repeat with a series of step-by-step exercises and examples.

Printed textile design helps to demystify the design process and provides an invaluable guide to the study and practice of textile design. The book includes case studies of designers working in both the fashion and interiors sectors. Phaidon Press. Laurence King Publishing. It covers hand and traditional print techniques and the latest digital print technologies, with specially commissioned photographs of the processes.


Color and Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises for Exploring Pattern Design

The importance and prevalence of both color and pattern in the current design landscape is impossible to deny. Laurence King Publishing. Not only is pattern a headliner in the fashion category, but bold pattern is also taking center stage in home decor, paper goods, and accessories like no other time in recent history.

It's time to jump onto the scene with Color + Pattern! Masterful pattern designer Khristian A. Laurence King. Chronicle Books. Aside from sharing loads of gorgeous work, sharing processes of creating patterns, exploring found patterns, Color + Pattern informs readers on the many different kinds of patterns and terminology, as well as showing ways to integrate pattern into many facets of real life with 50 exercises.

After all color and pattern are meant to be fun, so design, color and repeat! Phaidon Press. Howell will fill you with confidence and a fearless use of color and an interest in all things pattern, paper, so you can create your own beautiful art that can be printed on fabrics, and transfers. Fully illustrated with a large and varied range of pattern designs, Color + Pattern highlights leaders in the industry, showcasing how pattern design comes to life when it finds its way onto perfectly paired products.


A Field Guide to Fabric Design: Design, Print & Sell Your Own Fabric; Traditional & Digital Techniques; For Quilting, Home Dec & Apparel

Laurence King. First, the design and color section explains the basics with step-by-step tutorials on creating repeating patterns both by hand and on the computer. Laurence King Publishing. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric. Phaidon Press. If you have ever dreamed of showing your designs on fabric, textile aficionado Kim Kight, of popular blog True Up, is here to teach you how.

Comprehensive and refreshingly straightforward, this impressive volume features two main parts. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. Next, screen printing, the printing section guides you through transferring those designs on fabric-whether it's block printing, digital printing or licensing to a fabric company-and how to determine the best method for you.

. By kim Kight. Chronicle Books. Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns.

5,000 Years of Textiles

Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. 5, from africa to scandinavia, with examples from the far east to the Americas, 000 Years of Textiles is an authoritative reference and a visual delight, and from Egyptian artifacts dating from 3000 BC to the most up-to-date modern craftwork and furnishings.

The new coffee table format is larger 8 1/2 x 10 3/4, and more beautiful than before. The book includes an expert guide to nine fundamental textile techniques, from rug weaving and tapestry to felt and bark cloth. By kim Kight. Used book in Good Condition. Laurence King Publishing. Laurence King. The breathtaking wealth of illustrations drawn from major collections all over the world includes costumes, period interiors, archival photographs, and a vast range of fabrics, from the simplest handwoven cloths to sumptuous brocades and exquisite embroidery.

Each is clearly explained, using line drawings and close-up color details from actual textiles, to show how people from many different traditions have made and decorated cloth through the centuries. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric. Phaidon Press.

The Pattern Base: Over 550 Contemporary Textile and Surface Designs

Laurence King Publishing. Used book in Good Condition. Part one is a sourcebook of these designs, organized by type of pattern: Geometric, Digital Abstract, Representational, Floral, Illustrative, and Fabric Swatches. Thames Hudson. 697 illustrations Phaidon Press. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips.

Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns. With new technology allowing for more precise manipulation and larger variation of materials and patterns, textile designers have found new ways to create ambitiously, experiment, and be inspired. By kim Kight. Part two presents profiles of fifteen artists, and lace work create luscious variations of texture; and Kayla Mattes, constituting the hottest up-and-comers in the field, velvet, whose delicate beadwork conjures the natural world’s flora and fauna; Anita Hirlekar, including Lorenzo Nanni, whose felt, mistress of kitsch aesthetics and material experimentations.

In the pattern base, showcase more than 550 textile, kristi o’meara and Audrey Victoria Keiffer, cofounders of the Chicago-based design studio and online archive The Patternbase,  fashion, surface, and print designs from over 150 designers working around the world. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric.

At the same time, the rise of digital processes has led to a renewed appreciation of traditional craftsmanship and the handmade, and of the tactility and construction of textiles and surfaces. A strikingly beautiful sourcebook of inspiration from the founder of one of the most influential textile and fabric design websites Textile design has been liberated and democratized by digital media.

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The Pattern Sourcebook: A Century of Surface Design Mini

An opening introduction discusses the predominant key themes that are relevant to the subject of pattern design. Laurence King. By kim Kight. Laurence King Publishing. Used book in Good Condition. Thames Hudson. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric.

International fashion houses and notable British designers such as Celia Birtwell and Zandra Rhodes have contributed images. Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel. Patterns are chosen from a number of sources, including the archives of colleges, museums and private collections. Images include fabric designs and wallpaper patterns primarily, plus some ceramic and other decorative patterns where appropriate.

The book is aimed at anyone with an interest in surface design and pattern whether they are students, hobbyists or professionals. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns. Over 350 images from the last 100 years are presented with informative captions, ordered aesthetically to create a pleasing visual impression whereby contemporary images are displayed next to historical images.

The images are drawn from a wide variety of styles, art movements and countries of origin to give an overview of pattern design from the beginning of the last century to the present day. Phaidon Press.