Download E-books Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production (The Manufacturing Guides) PDF

By Rob Thompson

Describes 35 ecologically sound fabrics and processes

This booklet is an important reference for figuring out the environmental influence of fabrics, production tactics, and product lifestyles cycles, and is usually a advisor on the best way to opt for and use them in an clever approach. It comprises in-depth research of fifteen fabrics, fourteen procedures, and 6 creation lifestyles cycles, supplemented through especially commissioned pictures and diagrams. 500+ colour illustrations

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Download E-books Chanel: Fashion/ Fine Jewellery/ Perfume (Set of 3 Books) PDF

Self-inventor extraordinaire, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel revolutionized the approach to life of her time through inventing a latest thought of luxurious. She set her stamp at the twentieth century, selling a brand new female silhouette either refined and discreet. this contemporary perspective of understated luxe prospers this day because of the artistic skills of Karl Lagerfeld, creative director due to the fact that 1983, who has reinvigorated the home through reinventing its well-known signatures season after season.

Assouline’s thoroughly up-to-date trilogy unfolds the spirit and background of the home of Chanel, from Coco’s innovative designs to Karl Lagerfeld’s current techniques. This stylish slipcase set contains 3 Mémoire volumes celebrating Mademoiselle’s innovative sort: Chanel type, Chanel jewellery, and Chanel Perfume.

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Download E-books CAD and Rapid Prototyping for Product Design (Portfolio Skills) PDF

Computer-aided layout (CAD) and speedy prototyping (RP) are actually a basic a part of the pro perform of product layout and are consequently crucial talents for product layout undergraduate scholars. This booklet offers scholars with the entire instruments had to become familiar with the variety of either CAD software program and RP methods utilized in the industry.

Presented in a visually enticing structure, this e-book is choked with case research examples from modern product designers, in addition to display photographs, CAD versions, and photographs of quick prototypes highlighting the layout technique. This booklet indicates how CAD and RP software program is utilized in product layout and explains, in transparent language, the similarities and adjustments among different software program programs and strategies.

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Download E-books Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe PDF

By Thomas Kren

This accomplished and richly illustrated catalogue specializes in the best illustrated manuscripts produced in Europe throughout the nice epoch in Flemish illumination. in this aesthetically fertile interval - starting in 1467 with the reign of the Burgundian duke Charles the daring and finishing in 1561 with the loss of life of the artist Simon Bening - the artwork of publication portray was once raised to a brand new point of class. Sharing thought with the prestigious panel painters of the time, illuminators completed incredible strategies within the dealing with of color, gentle, texture, and area, making a naturalistic sort that will dominate tastes all through Europe for almost a century. concentrating on the amazing artists of the interval - Simon Marmion, the Vienna grasp of Mary of Burgundy, Gerard David, Gerard Horenbout, Bening, and others - examines either devotional and secular manuscript illumination inside of a large context: where of illuminators in the visible arts, together with inventive trade among booklet painters and panel painters; the position of courtroom patronage and the emergence of non-public libraries; and the overseas attraction of the hot Flemish illumination type.

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Download E-books Design for Society PDF

By Nigel Whiteley

Although layout has develop into eminently newsworthy one of the normal public in our society, there's little or no knowing to be came upon of the values and implications that underlie it. layout generates a lot warmth yet little mild: we are living in an international that has a lot layout consciousness, yet little layout awareness. Nigel Whiteley analyses design's function and standing this present day, and discusses what our obsession with it tells us approximately our personal culture.

Design for Society isn't an anti-design booklet; particularly, it really is an anti-consumerist-design publication, in that it finds what most folk could agree are the socially and ecologically unsound values and unsatisfactory implications on which the approach of consumerist layout is built. In so doing, it prepares the floor for a extra dependable and simply kind of design.

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Download E-books Contemporary African Fashion (African Expressive Cultures) PDF

African style is as diversified and dynamic because the continent and the folks who reside there. whereas specialists have lengthy famous the significance of garments as a marker of ethnic id, existence levels, political association, and social classification, they've got in basic terms simply began to find African style. modern African type places Africa on the intersection of global cultures and globalized identities, showing the strong artistic strength and impression of newly rising kinds. Richly illustrated with colour pictures, this e-book showcases high fashion for the African continent. The visible influence of style created and worn this present day in Africa involves existence right here, fantastically and brilliantly.

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Download E-books Ready-to-Use Celtic Designs: 96 Different Royalty-Free Designs Printed One Side (Dover Clip Art Ready-to-Use) PDF

Artists and crafters who are looking to upload the magic of Celtic layout to their subsequent venture will welcome this treasury of royalty-free motifs. picture dressmaker Mallory Pearce has rendered ninety six assorted designs, in 3 assorted sizes, that includes the sinuous interlacements, stylized legendary creatures, abstracts, geometrics, and different parts that supply Celtic artwork its certain glance. transparent, crisp, and professionally drawn, those motifs will lend themselves to a bunch of artwork and craft purposes.

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Download E-books Waterside Cottages PDF

By Barbara Jacksier

Waterside Cottages defines the attributes of winning coastal adorning, in order that a person, anyplace, can create an off-the-cuff surroundings, even if the closest physique of water is one thousand miles away. even if you are desirous to beautify a front room in a peaceful island seashore kind, re-do a young ones bed room with a nautical aptitude, or supply your sea or lakeside kitchen a wanted replace, there are adorning rules for numerous tastes. inside designers will locate information and concepts starting from shabby stylish and americana to tropical palm tree paradise and Cape Cod styles.

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Download E-books From the Rainbow's Varied Hue: Textiles of the Southern Philippines (UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History Textile Series) PDF

This quantity examines the wealthy and sundry textile traditions of Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago. A wealth of illustrations, either modern and old, introduce the reader to traditions that variety from the blood-red, polished abaca cloths of the B'laan and the outstanding headcloths of the Tausug to the impressive plaids in magenta and orange silk created via the Maguindanao. Essays discover intimately the fabric traditions of the Bagobo, the B'laan, the Maguindanao, and the Maranao.

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Download E-books Heroic Armor of the Italian Renaissance: Filippo Negroli and His Contemporaries PDF

By Stuart W. Pyhrr

the second one region of the 16th century witnessed the emergence of a brand new model of armor layout in line with the types and decoration present in classical paintings. Embossed in excessive reduction, richly gilt, and damascened in gold and silver, those lavish parade armors all'antica have been worn via Renaissance kings and captains who needed to venture an charisma of strength and advantage through arraying themselves just like the heroes of historic Roman background and mythology. The new version of classically encouraged armor is continuously linked to Filippo Negroli, the main cutting edge and celebrated of the well known armorers of Milan. in the Negroli kinfolk of armorers, Filippo was once the easiest recognized of his super winning iteration, which integrated his brother Francesco, a talented damascener within the provider of Emperor Charles V, and his cousin Giovan Paolo, a skilled grasp who supplied armor to the French courtroom. From huge numbers of lately exposed records within the country, civic, and ecclesiastical data of Milan, information were gleaned of Negroli kinfolk, their workshops and staff, marriages and deaths, estate and testamentary preparations, and enterprise dealings with consumers and fellow armorers. A digest of the records is integrated, and a quick, cogent dialogue of the manufacture and trade of hands in sixteenth-century Milan presents a context for the paintings of those proficient artists. The middle of the ebook is an intensive reexamination of all of the armors signed by means of Filippo Negroli. extra works are attributed to him, and misplaced works are pointed out. The authors ascertain the attribution of 2 magnificently damascened armors to Francesco Negroli, they usually current Giovan Paolo Negroli's unmarried signed paintings in addition to items they think about to be his. each one armor is defined, illustrated, and positioned within the context of the maker's oeuvre; its background of possession is mentioned; and its therapy within the serious literature is assessed.

round those superlative examples of Renaissance armor all'antica are grouped works that exhibit the powerful effect of the Negroli on modern Italian armorers in addition to the diversity and originality of armor layout throughout the years 1535–55. The authors additionally contact at the resources of Renaissance armor via Greek and Roman prototypes, fourteenth- and fifteenth-century types of classical-style armor, and sixteenth-century albums of designs. within the fingers of a grasp like Filippo Negroli, whose virtuoso ability at modeling in excessive reduction is unequalled within the heritage of metalworking, conventional army gown used to be reworked into sculpture in metal. the intense technical talents of the Milanese armorers, mixed with their creative edition of ornamental motifs from the vintage, akin to lion and Medusa heads, tremendous creatures, and considerable foliate decoration, gave upward push to an unique paintings shape that inspires the pomp and pageantry of the Renaissance courts. those precious items, lots of that are nonetheless a part of the royal collections they've been in because the 16th century, are generously illustrated during this e-book, which serves because the catalogue of an exhibition on the Metropolitan Museum of artwork. [This e-book was once initially released in 1998 and has long past out of print. This version is a print-on-demand model of the unique book.]

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