How to Read Pattern: A Crash Course in Textile Design
By: Clive Edwards (author)Paperback
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This book narrates the evolution of textile pattern through the history of manmade design. It studies the decorative art of pattern across a range of cultural aesthetics embracing Egyptian, Greek and Roman motifs, Asian and Middle Eastern as well as Western designs from medieval times up to the present. The chapters are thematic and include geometric, floral, natural forms, and abstract patterns. Each subject is broken down into chronology and region to explore the contrasts and repetition within each thematic chapter. All in all, this is an excellent pocket guide to the subject of textile patterns.
Clive Edwards is a Reader in the History of Art and Design at Loughborough University. His special fields of expertise are Furniture and Design. He is the author of a number of other books and he is a frequent contributor to various design journals.
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