The Pattern Sourcebook: A Century of Surface Design by Drusilla ColeThe Pattern Sourcebook: A Century of Surface Design by Drusilla Cole

The Pattern Sourcebook: A Century of Surface Design

byDrusilla Cole

Other | October 1, 2009

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This stunning picture book chronicles one hundred years of classic patterns, featuring designs in a wide variety of styles, art movements, and countries of origin to give an overview of surface design from the beginning of the last century to the present day.The book is full of original patterns from textiles, wallpaper, furniture, and ceramics and other decorative designs, drawn from a wide range of sources, including the rarely seen archives of leading manufacturers and private collections. Images are arranged by color, and retro and contemporary images come together so that exciting and unexpected juxtapositions occur.Featuring stunning patterns from celebrated artists, such as Henry Moore and Eduardo Paolozzi, to contemporary practitioners, such as Eley Kishimoto and Rob Ryan, this rich visual history of patterns will be a source of inspiration to designers everywhere.
Drusilla Cole is a Senior Lecturer, specializing in textile and surface pattern design at Central St Martins College, part of the University of the Arts, London. She is a practicing artist, specializing in natural dyes in particular and textiles in general. She is the author of Textiles Now and Patterns: New Surface Design (also publis...
Title:The Pattern Sourcebook: A Century of Surface DesignFormat:OtherDimensions:304 pages, 9.67 × 7.64 × 0.78 inPublished:October 1, 2009Publisher:Laurence KingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1856696219

ISBN - 13:9781856696210