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: Cliff, Stafford Название: English Style and Decoration ISBN: 0500513996 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500513996 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1709 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: 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: 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.
Автор: Saunders, Gill Название: Wallpaper in interior decoration ISBN: 1851773568 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851773565 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2167 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An illustrated book charting the history of wallpaper. Different types of wallpaper, as well as images of interiors, posters and sample books are provided in this book. It can be a source book for anyone interested in the role of wallpaper in decorative schemes.
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.
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: Ancient Egypt Decoration Kit ISBN: 0500510016 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500510018 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1486 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Make your own hieroglyphs with this special boxed kit. It contains 29 rubber stamps depicting amulets, symbols and the basic Eygptian alphabet, along with a 24-page booklet that describes Ancient-Eygptian life, examining the gods, religious beliefs and the origins of the symbols.
Автор: Michell, George Название: The Majesty of Mughal Decoration ISBN: 0500513775 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500513774 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4002 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Contains decorative motifs with architectural details and crafted objects from the traditions of Mughal art. This book contains close-up details of wall reliefs, inlaid metal hookah bowls, carpets, jade sword hilts, gilded borders of miniature paintings and embroidered shawls and places these works in their historical and architectural context.
Автор: Oliver David Название: Paint and Paper: In Decoration ISBN: 0789320053 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789320056 Издательство: Rizzoli USA Цена: 1495 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.
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