Black & Decker the Complete Guide to Ceramic Tile: Includes Stone, Porcelain, Glass Tile & More
Автор: Michael Bruner Название: More Porcelain Enamel Advertising ISBN: 0764303732 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764303739 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3683 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In the collectibles world, this durable antique art form is a perfect example of the old "forest for the trees" maxim. Despite their bold designs and colors, only recently have collectors caught on to the value of these antiques of Americana. And the hunt is on. Once posted in every corner of the nation, this durable art form has yet to shed its luster. At the turn of the century, porcelain enamel signs became a standard form of advertising, and they maintained their dominance until the 1970s. Taken down and tucked away, these signs are starting to re-emerge, more valuable than ever. As you page through hundreds of rich color photographs of the signs, learn everything, from how they were made to who was making them, and how many hundreds of dollars theyre worth today.
Автор: Jen Renzi Название: The Art of the Tile ISBN: 0500514798 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500514795 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2853 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Durable and easy to clean, tile has been a popular practical material for thousands of years. This title takes the readers through the basics of tile, from incorporating certain materials in certain areas to installation considerations, from aesthetic aspects to pairing tiles with different patterns or materials in the same area.
This second edition of CPi's -Complete Guide to Contemporary Sheds- picks up where the original left off. All of the most popular shed plans are still here, plus we've added several new designs to further widen the scope of the styles and plans. Because sheds with overhead doors are very popular with homeowners who drive a riding lawn mower or own a snow thrower, we feature a third mini-garage type shed. All major construction steps are shown in clear, full-color photos, accompanied by materials lists and a full set of plan drawings. For those who simply want a nice-looking outbuilding that's easy to build, we've added new utility shed plans to the mix. Combined with more than a dozen full sets of shed plans and step-by-step photos, the up-front technique material shows you how to accomplish every aspect of shed-building, from design to adding roof coverings.
Описание: This book illustrates almost 500 contemporary tile projects, with thousands of ideas for illuminating a home with the beauty of tile. Take an exciting look at rooms lined with colorful and textural tile. Contemporary kitchens and baths, as well as living rooms, fireplaces, home spas, gyms, theaters, dining areas, and even outdoor rooms that feature tiles are illustrated in brilliant color. Durable, low-maintance, and easy-clean tile is a wonderful solution for anyone seeking to go beyond the ordinary in their interior design.
Описание: Fragiles is an eclectic collection of unconventional contemporary work in porcelain, glass and ceramics. Today, these materials are increasingly being used in playful ways by both established and emerging design talents, who are inspired by Modernism, an ironic depiction of kitsch and an expanded repertoire of forms made possible by technological developments such as rapid prototyping. The spectrum and quality of these innovative projects shows a current generation of designers just how relevant and challenging working with these traditional fragile materials can be.
Описание: For the first time, this book uncovers the fascinating history and diverse design of decorative ceramic tiles in Britain during the 20th century. Following extensive research and study, author Chris Blanchett, a well-known British tile enthusiast and collector, has compiled the story of the smaller craft companies and studios that made such lively and exciting tiles during this vibrant period. Over 850 striking color photographs illustrate the work of well-known designers from the past such as Bernard Leach and William Staite Murray, more recent tile makers such as Maggie Berkowitz and Eleanor Greeves, and innovative craft companies such as Smoke and Fire and Royce Wood. Two additional titles in the series cover the many commercial manufacturers who also produced decorative tiles during the 20th century. Each book features an entry for each maker, listing all known addresses, a short history of the firm and its products, a gallery of tile images, and a section on identification and dating. A bibliography is included as well as a glossary, comprehensive index, and price guide. This beautiful and informative book is an essential reference for all who are fascinated with the art of tile.
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: DeBorah Goletz Название: Ceramic Art Tile for the Home ISBN: 0764312979 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764312977 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3683 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Art tile is a truly exciting option for both interior and exterior decoration. There is a vast array of tile available on the market today, ranging in design from traditional to modern, and conservative to outrageous--the possibilities are overwhelming! This book is a wonderful introduction to art tile, loaded with ideas and resources that will charm and inspire. Hundreds of breathtaking photographs of installations in and out of the home show the work of todays leading contemporary tile artists. Insightful text guides readers to an informed appreciation of this timeless art and its marvelous suitability for all areas of the home. Chapters include a history of tile making in America, how art tile is made, visiting a tile showroom, designing with art tile, trends in art tile, what to expect during installation, and ceramic art in public spaces. A large resource index and a directory of artists is included.
Описание: Stunningly beautiful, high performance glass tiles are increasingly popular for walls, countertops, and floor coverings in kitchens and baths. As seen in the 205 beautiful color photos, a wide variety of forms and colors are available, produced by many skilled glass artists. Tiles are displayed both close up to reveal their individual beauty and installed to show ways in which these versitile tiles can be used. The engaging text provides details of tile colors, textures, finishes, patterns, sizes, shapes, and styles, providing the reader with many ideas for interior decoration. Quickly discover that bathroom tile is not just for the shower! Whether you fancy a kitchen in the Modern, Traditional, Art Deco, Contemporary, Lodge, or American Country style, glass tiles are readily available to suite your taste! Everyone from do-it-yourselfers to professional designers will find this book inspirational.
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