500 Patterns

$49.99

This book is not yet published, but will be available from March 2021.

ISBN: 9781786276896 Category:

Jeffrey Mayer, Todd Conover, Lauren Tagliaferro

Description

A comprehensive sourcebook of over 500 patterns across six design styles, a must-have for anyone involved in textiles and the decorative arts.

Delicate florals, bold stripes, geometric prints and sumptuous brocades – delve into the world of textile pattern design with this showcase of over 500 patterns. Close-up, highly detailed images of both designer creations and everyday items from the 1800s to the 1990s perfectly capture the intricacies of each fabric, while accompanying texts provide fascinating insights into the history and creative process of pattern design.

This beautiful and accessible book is a valuable resource for anyone in search of visual inspiration.

Table of Contents:
Floral
(abstract, all-over floral, ditsy, clusters, stripes, Jacobean, nouveau influence, poppies, rendered, roses, silhouette, single colour, stylized, varietal, Victorian spring, warp print)
Geometric
(black and white graphic, broken line, circle and square, circular, cubist, deconstructed, diamonds, geometric floral, grid, mid-century, ornamental stripe, radiating, whiplash line)
Conversational
(abstract, Americana, animals, automobiles, birds, cats and dogs, clowns, feathers, figural, folkloric, fruit, great pretenders, hearts, home sweet home, hunt, insects, lace/net, marbleized, mushrooms, objects, patriotic, tapestry, Western)
Constructed Pattern
(applied, beaded, braid, embroidery, pierced)
Brocade
(all-over floral, bold, cloqué, metallic, mirror, mod, single colour, stripe, two colour, velvet)
Paisley
(all-over, brocade, shawl, stripe, mod)

Additional information

Weight 894 g
Dimensions 19.3 x 24.6 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 18 March 2021
Number of pages 304
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 19.3 x 24.6 cm
Weight 894 g

Jeffrey Mayer is curator of the Sue Ann Genet Costume Collection and Associate Professor of Fashion History and Textiles at Syracuse University, New York.

Todd Conover is Professor of Fashion Design at Syracuse University, New York.

Lauren Tagliaferro is the Collections Planning Specialist at Rochester Museum & Science Center, New York.