Описание: Surface decoration has always played a fundamental role in Islamic architecture. As human representation is forbidden in Islamic religious monuments, designers employed mosaics, stucco, brickwork and ceramics, and the vigorous use of brilliant colour to reach unparalleled heights of expression. It is this ornamental dimension of Islamic architecture that is explored in this magnificent volume. Rather than limiting itself to an exclusively historical or chronological perspective, Ornament and Decoration in Islamic Architecture presents four successive approaches to its subject. The first part offers an overview of Islamic architecture, discussing the great diversity it contains. Dealing exclusively with techniques, the second part considers the materials most often used as well as the expertise of the builders and Muslim decorative artists, and the third part explores themes in Islamic ornamentation. Section four discusses aesthetics, and studies the relationship between the buildings - the structures or their architectonic components - and their ornamental coverings. Each of these topics is presented through a number of outstanding examples and then through comparable monuments from all over the Islamic world. For anyone in thrall to such great wonders as the Taj Mahal and the Alhambra, and for everyone interested in the world of Islam, this lavish publication will be
Автор: Cottenier Gudrun Название: Floral Party Table Decorations ISBN: 9058565033 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789058565037 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 2882 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A collection of party table designs, made with flowers and natural materials, in a variety of styles and colours to suit all seasons and occasions.
Название: Laduree: Decoration & Inspiration ISBN: 2812309237 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782812309236 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 3806 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Capture The Unique Ladur?e Style In Your Home In This Special Book Created To Celebrate Ladur?e'S 150Th Anniversary.
Автор: Hans Silvester Название: Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration ISBN: 0500543585 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500543580 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2281 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Features the beauty of the Surma, Mursi, Hamer and Kurma tribes, who share a taste for body painting and extravagant decorations borrowed from nature. This title contains photographs of that capture these accoutrements to form a parade of African fashion that is as rich as it is ephemeral.
Автор: Cliff, Stafford Название: French Style and Decoration ISBN: 0500514003 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500514009 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1709 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Offers a panoply of sketches, engravings and printed patterns, representing French interior design and decoration from the Baroque, Rococo, Louis Seize and Empire periods through the 19th century to Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modernism. This work is intended for designers, decorators, restorers and craftsmen.
Описание: Edith Wharton's The Decoration of Houses is an invaluable reference, one of the classic works on interior decoration, and a testament to the enduring style of one of America's greatest writers. Written in collaboration with celebrated American architect Ogden Codman, Jr., Wharton's first book is a comprehensive look at the history and character of turn-of-the-century interior design, moving from historical traditions to the distinctive styles of contemporary taste. Published in association with the Mount Press, this beautiful hardcover facsimile is carefully reproduced from the first edition published in 1897 and includes all 56 original plates-illustrating furniture, moldings, and interior styles of the 19th-century-and features decollage edges as well as a new introduction from renowned scholar Richard Guy Wilson. The Mount is a magnificent estate Edith Wharton designed and built in 1902 as a writer's retreat in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts.
Автор: E. Graeme Robertson Название: Cast Iron Decoration ISBN: 0500232547 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500232545 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4002 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Cast iron flourished during the 19th century in an amazing variety of forms, often of extreme richness of design. This volume surveys cast iron decoration worldwide in over 500 illustrations, including photographs of surviving work supported by reproductions of pattern books and drawings.
Автор: Neumayer Alex And Angkana, Neumayer Angkana Название: Table Decoration: With Fruits and Vegetables ISBN: 0764335103 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764335105 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3048 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The art of fruit and vegetable carving has its roots in Asia, but today the creation of edible decorations is popular worldwide. Learn to create remarkable decorations for the table and garnishes for glasses and plates. Many tips, 440 color photos, patterns, and practical, step-by-step directions guide you through little works of art that are easy to produce. Carve a flower, shape a fish, a bell, the sun and moon. You will be adding light touches to your meals from here forward.
Название: Paint and Paper: In Decoration ISBN: 0847830187 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780847830183 Издательство: Rizzoli USA Цена: 3742 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Patterns are everywhere and everyone wants to know how to make them. This practical handbook offers expert advice on how to create timelessly elegant pattern designs.
In this book, readers are shown how to use the most common techniques for creating patterns and the best ways to combine colors and forms by one of Scandinavia’s leading pattern designers. With the help of photographs and personal anecdotes, she also explains how she works, what inspires her, and why edges are just as important as middles.
From conceptual questions to intricate details, this book elucidates all of the facets involved in designing patterns. The included CD features templates for ten sample projects, which both beginners and professionals can use to experiment and get started on their own work.
Название: Paint and Color in Decoration ISBN: 0847825930 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780847825936 Издательство: Rizzoli USA Цена: 3742 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Название: Celtic Decoration Kit ISBN: 0500018685 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500018682 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 1454 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This Celtic decoration kit is designed to add flair to letters, notes and messages, to embellish drawings or pictures, or frame them with a border. It includes: 18 rubber stamps showing knots, spirals, interlaced borders and animal designs; an ink pad for all kinds of paper or card; and a booklet.
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