Original patterns, step-by-step instructions, and information on new techniques and materials explain how to create spectacular stained-glass creations, including frames, mirrors, vases, napkin holders, and more.
This splendid sourcebook for stained glass designs contains 88 patterns in styles ranging from medieval interlacements to Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and modern motifs. Suitable for crafters at every level of expertise, the patterns can be easily expanded for full-sized panels, mirror surrounds, and other decorative work.
This collection of over 300 designs covers wallpaper, textiles, furnishings, costume, tiles and ceramics. The designs range from medieval through renaissance and the 19th century right up to the 1950s; from classic French 17th-century wallpaper through William Morris pomegranate designs to 1950s children''s wallpaper.
More than 70 realistic, royalty-free vignettes of birds in their natural habitats include mandarin ducks, Canadian geese, pelicans, swans, and other species. From the dainty hummingbird to the majestic bald eagle, these versatile full- and half-page stained glass patterns can be easily adapted to other crafts projects. Captions identify each image.
Finely rendered line drawings, based on photographs of authentic Victorian and Edwardian era designs, depict lovely floral and foliate motifs, a remarkable array of geometrics, transitional designs showing Art Nouveau influence, and much more — all in a wide range of sizes and shapes.
"The Design Source Book" has been widely used in university design courses for many years. This new, updated volume begins with the 1850's Arts and Crafts movement and includes today's use of computer design techniques. The best of architecture, automobiles, furniture, and fashion are pictured in a movement-by-movement, country-by-country, full-color survey. A marvel of design itself, the book pictures and explains the movements which have influenced our ideas and shaped our way of living.
This volume combines two rare and important early 20th-century portfolios to present nearly 200 full-color stained glass designs. Chiefly works by Arnold Lyongrün; includes designs by Bacard, Beauclair, Geyling, others.
"220 full page graphic templates with over 1300 example variations based on the ancient art/science of Sacred Geometry for design, art, crafts, quilts, stained glass, mosaics, architecture ... or merely a coloring book for kids of all ages ... includes 27 3-dimensional polyhedra fold-up patterns and extensive tables and references"--Cover.
600 Solutions for Residential and Commercial Spaces
Author: Randall Whitehead
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
Category: House & Home
This book provides a comprehensive look at creative lighting design for commercial and residential spaces. Every interior space that's profiled illustrates creative ways to add drama, fantasy, or just plain functional and effective lighting solutions to a unique environment. An amazing tour through beautiful homes, creative office spaces, and inspiring retail spaces, this book is the ultimate resource for professional designers, business owners, and homeowners searching for ideas to light a range of spaces. In Lighting Design Sourcebook, Randall Whitehead provides a look inside the world of professional lighting design and provides hundreds of ideas for humanizing space through illumination. Chapter by chapter, beautiful lighting solutions unfold through dramatic photographs and insightful and helpful text. Whether you're looking for fantasy or function, this book offers the inspiration and the ideas to get lighting right for any space.