This stunning collection of African textile prints has been carefully selected from a range of traditional and contemporary patterns. From exuberant and colourful patterns to elegant, flowing designs, this book celebrates the vibrancy and variation of African textile prints. The introduction helpfully explains the significance of the patterns, the textiles market and the current popularity of African textiles in fashion and interiors. This fantastic range of full-colour images is also available in a digital format on the accompanying CD.
Catherine Carpenter has an MA in Architecture & Interiors from the Royal College of Art and is an Interior Designer. She also designs furniture and lighting products and travels regularly to Africa to research materials for her collection and design work.
* A contemporary collection of prints sourced from manufacturers around the world * Designs reflect both modern influences and historical references * Reflects the diversity of African people and cultures