Books in category Design – Decorative Arts

  • 100 Japanese Stencil Designs

    100 Japanese Stencil Designs
    Friedrich Deneken

    The natural Japanese affinity for decorative art is apparent in this striking collection of 104 exquisite stencil designs, reproduced from a rare 19th-century publication.

  • Big Book of Silhouettes

    Big Book of Silhouettes
    Carol Belanger Grafton

    Over 1,700 charming images from rare sources: animals, children playing, couples embracing, men and women working, the human profile, much more. Attention-getting cuts for ads, newsletters, brochures, and art and craft projects.

  • Symmetries of Culture

    Symmetries of Culture
    Dorothy Koster Washburn, Donald Warren Crowe

    Winner of the George Wittenborn Award

  • Metalwork and Enamelling

    Metalwork and Enamelling
    Herbert Maryon

    Best all-around book. Countless trade secrets. Author was foremost British expert. 367 illustrations.

  • Art Deco

    Art Deco
    Victoria Charles, Klaus Carl

    Art Deco style was established on the ashes of a disappeared world, the one from before the First World War, and on the foundation stone of a world yet to become, opened to the most undisclosed promises.

  • Kentucky by Design

    Kentucky by Design
    Andrew Kelly

    Beautifully illustrated with both the original watercolor depictions and contemporary, art-quality photographs of the works, this book is a lavish exploration of the Commonwealth's distinctive contribution to American culture and modern …

  • Mexican Details

    Mexican Details
    Karen Witynski, Joe P. Carr

    In Mexican Details designers Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr travel throughout Mexico and the Southwest in celebration of the character-rich details of Mexican furniture, architectural elements and handcrafted accents, such as intricately …

  • Sioux Quill and Beadwork

    Sioux Quill and Beadwork
    Carrie A. Lyford

    In-depth guide to ancient Native American crafts focuses on the techniques of the western Sioux.

  • American Wall Stenciling 1790 1840

    American Wall Stenciling, 1790-1840
    Ann Eckert Brown

    Celebrating the common colonial practice of wall stenciling in homes, this survey of a lost art features 150 images from a wide variety of houses that reveal a variety of stylistic influences, designs, regional styles, and more. (House & …

  • Michelangelo da Caravaggio

    Michelangelo da Caravaggio
    Félix Witting, M.L. Patrizi

    Der zu seinen Lebzeiten als kontrovers geltende italienische Maler Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) hat seinen heutigen Weltruhm als hervorragender Künstler des Barock einer Wiederentdeckung im frühen 20.

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