Classic Patterns

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Classic Patterns

Book & CD - ROM
language: english release: 2014 binding: Softcover pages: 237 publisher: Index Book measures: L: 26.4cm W: 18.4cm H: 2.2cm
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The creation of artistic patterns dates back to our ancientpast. From Egypt to Morocco, Greece to China, patterns and pattern makers played a valuable role in the creation of early arts and crafts. Ornamental carpets, tapestries, fabrics and other adornments from the Classical period, through the Middle ages and into the 20th century, predominantly featured flora, fauna and ancient symbols. Classic patterns takes inspiration from this rich history, but draws out new and fresh nuances in pattern creation. a talented group of designers are featured in over 200 pages of exquisite design. Two distinct sections feature figurative patterns and abstract patterns. A CD-ROM packed with classic patterns is included for those seeking further inspiration. Classic patterns is a wonderful resource for any designer's reference library.

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