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: Cliff, Stafford Название: English Style and Decoration ISBN: 0500513996 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500513996 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1547 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Presents original sketches and printed patterns for furniture, textiles, flooring, wallpaper, glass, ceramics and household utensils, from doorknobs to tableware and light fittings. This book offers ideas and inspiration for designers, restorers, interior decorators, and homeowners.
Автор: Cottenier Gudrun Название: Floral Party Table Decorations ISBN: 9058565033 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789058565037 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 1000 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) 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: Ornament Decoration Islamic Arch. ISBN: 0500510326 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500510322 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3724 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Four successive approaches to Islamic architectural ornament are presented in this richly illustrated book: the historical viewpoint; materials and techniques; ornamental designs; and the aesthetics of ornamentation. Included are great monuments such as the Taj Mahal and the Alhambra.
Название: Laduree: Decoration & Inspiration ISBN: 2812309237 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782812309236 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 3443 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: 2064 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: Oliver David Название: Paint and Paper: In Decoration ISBN: 0789320053 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789320056 Издательство: Rizzoli USA Цена: 1402 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Paint and wallpaper are usually the least expensive element in any interior design yet also the most difficult to get right. This book simplifies the process, using Oliver’s simple, straightforward but extremely stylish approach to color and light. David Oliver’s use of color in interior design has brought him both great acclaim and a star-studded roster of private clients. This is his first book, and it functions as a master class in paint, paper, and light. He shows what works and why by demonstrating how the combined influences of light and pigment affect the changing quality of color in a room. In his designs, Oliver seeks to recreate the unique vitality and depth of color found in fine art pigments by using the finest ingredients and technology available today. The book also explores his tonal color-by-number system for ceilings, cornices, walls, and woodwork, creating a harmonious balance of light and color by accentuating various interior elements in a room. It combines an array of practical ideas and planning advice with actual case studies making it an inspirational reconsideration of color for anyone interested in interior design.
Название: Garden Decoration From Junk ISBN: 1855857618 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781855857612 Издательство: Anova Цена: 1953 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Renovate household junk, reclaimed salvage and existing, deteriorating garden architecture to create an innovative, up-to-date look for your garden. The
range of projects includes making decking out of old floorboards and chimes from cutlery.'
Описание: Charleton decoration on glass and porcelain was prolific in the 1940s and 1950s on blanks from American and European manufacturers. Charleton hand-painted landscapes, fruit, flowers, geometric patterns and abstracts are displayed here in over 600 stunning images, many never before appearing in print. Histories of the decorating company (Abels, Wasserberg & Company of New York) and the firms that provided the blanks appear along with an extensive bibliography and current values. This book is a useful reference to identify decorated glass and porcelain and will inspire searches for its distinctive decorations.
Автор: E. Graeme Robertson Название: Cast Iron Decoration ISBN: 0500232547 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500232545 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3621 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.
Название: Celtic Decoration Kit ISBN: 0500018685 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500018682 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 1316 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.
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.
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