The Chronology of Pattern

The Chronology of Pattern

Pattern in Art from Lotus Flower to Flower Power

Paperback288pp Illustrated252x202mm

9781408126417     Product Code: 211985


A richly illustrated sourcebook, this journey through 3,000 years of pattern styles reveals geographical and cultural contrasts and connections from late Bronze Age metalwork motifs to 21st-century fashion design. Including a visual timeline, analyses of elements of pattern, biographies of the great innovators and examples from textiles, paintings, mosaics, engravings and architecture from around the world, the book provides an inspirational design resource and an expert guide to the history and development of pattern in art.

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