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Japanese Design: Art, Aesthetics & Culture

by Patricia Graham

This Japanese design book presents the arts, aesthetics and culture of Japan with over 160 stunning color photos and extensive historical and cultural commentary .

The Japanese sensibility often possesses an...


Giovanni Pintori. The Stark Tension between Flair and Discretion.

by Massimiliano Musina

Giovanni Pintori (Tresnuraghes 1912–Milan 1999) was one of the best-known, widely admired and respected Italian designers worldwide. The winner of sought-after international awards, he designed impressive...


Art Deco

by Victoria Charles & Klaus  Carl

Art Deco style was established on the ashes of a disappeared world, the one from before the First World War, and on the foundation stone of a world yet to become, opened to the most undisclosed promises. Forgetting...


Yacht design

by Massimo Paperini

“Yacht Design, Interior and Superstructures” confirms the interest of young architects, engineers and designers in boat design, a subject always in need of new ideas, new design solutions and a new approach....


Treasury of Art Nouveau Design & Ornament

by Carol Belanger Grafton

577 authentic Art Nouveau designs ranging in size from full-page illustrations to borders, headpieces, tailpieces, and initials. Designs include florals, landscapes, and figures, from artists such as Klimt,...


Home Swell Home: Designing Your Dream Pad

by Cynthia Rowley & Ilene Rosenzweig

Sex and the City meets Martha Stewart in this savvy and eclectic interior-design manifesto for high-flying chicks with nesting fantasies from the authors of the bestselling Swell: A Girl's Guide to the Good...


Metalwork for Craftsmen

by Emil F. Kronquist

Illustrations and detailed instructions for 55 projects. Information on tools and processes, and over 60 other plates.


600 Butterflies and Moths in Full Color

by W. F. Kirby

Rendered with incredible precision, 61 full-color plates reveal the exquisite hues and shapes of butterflies and moths, and their glorious spectrum of intricate markings. Includes details of pupa, eyes, antennae,...


Full-Color Japanese Designs and Motifs

by Dover

Dragons, tigers, cranes, peacocks, and peonies abound in this collection of 130 authentic Japanese motifs. So do flowers, plants, and animals. Geometric, abstract, and allover patterns are also included.


150 Full-Color Art Nouveau Patterns and Designs

by Friedrich Wolfrum and Co.

Featuring both allover patterns and stand-alone designs, this collection consists of 49 full-page illustrations, plus 11 pages with numerous individual images. Handsomely reproduced from a rare Viennese publication....


3200 Old-Time Cuts and Ornaments

by Blanche Cirker

Royalty-free pictures from 1909 French typography catalog: plants, animals, religious motifs, music, carriages, boats, sports, furniture, clothing; plus borders, banners, wreaths, and other ornaments. Over 3,200...


1100 Decorative French Ironwork Designs

by Denonvilliers Co.

Hundreds of finely detailed illustrations of garden seats, candelabras, moldings, gates, balcony grilles, vases, crosses, funerary ornaments and monuments, finials, doorknobs and many other ornamental features....


700 Victorian Ornamental Designs

by F. Knight

This lavish collection contains elaborate wall murals with trompe-l'oeil effects; idealized damsels in rustic settings; and many other florid motifs. Floral, animal, and other designs appear in many sizes and...


Heraldic Designs for Artists and Craftspeople

by J. M. Bergling

Over 1,400 heraldic designs depicting shields, coats-of-arms, seals, logos, flags, insignia, scrolls, mottoes, and many other motifs will add a touch of medieval flair or aristocratic ambience to almost any...


Moroccan Silk Designs in Full Color

by Lucien Vogel

From a rare French portfolio: 59 exquisite motifs — mainly florals and foliates — incorporating Romanesque, Byzantine, Persian, Far Eastern, traditional Moroccan motifs. Royalty-free.


Medieval Russian Ornament in Full Color: From Illuminated Manuscripts

by Moscow Museum of Art

Over 1,000 motifs reprinted from a rare book of design first published in France in 1870. Ornate Cyrillic and Greek letters, corners, borders, page heads, and more as they appeared in illuminated Russian manuscripts....


2,286 Traditional Stencil Designs

by H. Roessing

Masterfully executed designs in reproductions of two rare catalogs: ornamental borders, corners and frames with intricate floral and foliated patterns, architectural ornaments and design elements, religious...


The Complete "Chinese Ornament": All 100 Color Plates

by Owen Jones

From one of the most beautiful books on the decorative arts ever published: reproductions of classic full-color renderings by the great Victorian designer of design elements in Chinese porcelain and cloisonné...


376 Decorative Allover Patterns from Historic Tilework and Textiles

by Charles Cahier & Arthur Martin

Magnificent, rare collection based on faithful reproductions of patterns dating from Middle Ages, Renaissance, late European and Islamic cultures. Florals, animals, birds, geometrics.


Racinet's Historic Ornament in Full Color

by Auguste Racinet

The 19th-century French illustrator's classic reference to the decorative ornament of history's major cultures; over 2,000 royalty-free motifs in 100 beautiful full-color plates.