Pattern Design

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Courier Corporation, 1999 - Art - 306 pages
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Use this classic book, revised and expanded by Amor Fenn, to master techniques for applying pattern in architectural design, decorative textiles, print and more. Absolute wealth of technical information. Profusely illustrated with over 270 examples, ranging from ancient Japanese, Persian, and Arabian patterns to early 20th-century motifs. 272 black-and-white figures and 2 color illustrations (on covers).
 

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Fabulous Book, a must for any designer

User Review  - Blakeney - Borders

You won't find any color pictures in this book, as it was written at the turn of the last century (I believe the first edition may have been 1908). Also, for this reason, the author's prose may take ... Read full review

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Contents

WHAT PATTERN IS
1
THE SQUARE
10
THE TRIANGLE
18
THE OCTAGON
23
THE CIRCLE
27
THE EVOLUTION OF PATTERN
39
BORDERS
53
PRACTICAL PATTERN PLANNING
86
SUNDRY SCAFFOLDINGS
139
THE TURNROUND
162
HOW TO SET ABOUT DESIGN
167
TO PROVE A PATTERN
208
PATTERN PLANNING IN RELATION TO TECHNIQUE
213
PATTERN NOT STRICTLY REPEATING
241
EXPEDIENTS IN PRACTICAL DESIGN
250
COLOUR
262

THE TURNOVER
92
THE DROP REPEAT
100
SMALLER REPEATS
122
THE INVENTION OF PATTERN
278
DEVELOPMENT OF PATTERN DESIGN
282
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