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1 Pretty Patterns: Surface Design By 25 Conteporary Artists.
Chronicle Books, San Francisco: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
This beautiful lookbook celebrates oodles of groundbreaking new talent in the world of pattern design, showcasing the gorgeous work of today's top indie artists, designers, and illustrators. Including surface art by Julia Rothman, Jill Bliss, Junzo Terada, Rifle Paper Co., Amy Butler, Sukie, and many more, Pretty Patterns features an eclectic range of more than one hundred decidedly dazzling contemporary repeats, from geometric and figurative patterns to organic and botanical designs. Every page in this enchanting catalog offers a visual treat and a wellspring of creative inspiration. This intimate and attractive little package makes an appealing gift for those who appreciate a rich, delightful design aesthetic. 8 x 8 in; 108 pp, 100+ full-color illustrations. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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2 ALEXANDER, MARY JEAN. Handbook Of Decorative Design And Ornament.
Tudor Publishing Co., New York: 1965. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 21.61 USD
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Chronicle Books, San Francisco: 1989. 0877016631 / 9780877016632 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Very good condition. 
The Glasgow School of Art is acclaimed internationally as a seminal building linking the last decade of the nineteenth century with the twentieth century. The School's renown is synonymous with the reputation of its designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, who is now recognized as the most important British architect since fellow Scot Robert Adam. The book includes over 200 photographs in color and black and white and a series of computer-generated projections of the building - the first time these have been published - which will assist the reader to experience the building anew. 
Price: 47.69 USD
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4 CHRISTENSEN, ERWIN O. The Index Of American Design.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1959. Second Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Stainns on the front cover. 

Price: 11.88 USD
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5 CLABBURN, PAMELA Materpieces Of Embroidery
Phaidon Publishers, London: 1981. 0714820466 / 9780714820460 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 23.75 USD
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6 DAL FABBRO, MARIO. How To Make Built-in Furniture.
F. W. Dodge Corporation, New York: 1955. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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7 DAVIS, ALEC. Package And Print: The Development Of Container And Label Design.
Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York: 1968. First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
Here is the first book on the history of packaging. Shows how twentieth-century packaging sprang from crafts and industries as separate as bottle-making and bookbinding, pottery and printing. Contains over 200 illustrations. Includes an Index 
Price: 42.04 USD
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8 DAVIS, COURTNEY; PATERSON, HELENA. Celtic Borders & Decoration.
Blandford Press, London: 1992. 0713723300 / 9780713723304 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Combines both abstract and realistic images in over 80 intricate designs. The traditional Celtic motifs - knotwork, spirals, key paterns and zoomorphic designs - are brilliantly executed in the work of this contemporary artist, who fuses ancient symbols and patterns with his own modern ideas and interpretations. The beautiful designs in this book will be an invaluable source of inspiration to artists and designers - both amateur and professional - and to all those with an interest in the Celtic heritage. Includes an Index. 
Price: 12.68 USD
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9 DAY, JO ANNE C. Pennsylvania Dutch Cut And Use Stencils.
Dover Publications, New York: 1975. 0486205746 / 9780486205748 First Edition (unstated). s Softcover. Very good reading copy. Name of previous owner appears on front endpaper. 
Printed on heavy manila paper for easy use, the 43 stencil designs in this book reflect the rich Pennsylvania Dutch folk art heritage: tulips, birds, hex signs, vines, flowers, real and mythical animals, and other motifss of the "Dutch folk." 
Price: 8.27 USD
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10 DAY, JO ANNE C. (SELECTED & INTRODUCED BY) Decorative Silhouettes Of The Twenties For Designers And Craftsmen.
Dover Publications, New York: 1975. 0486231526 / 9780486231525 First Edition (unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
The 85 silhouettes in this book are reproduced from a collection of rare German die-cuts manufactured in the 1920s. Though reflecting many elements of the traditional silhouette that developed in the 18th century, they also display many modernistic features - broad swirl and bold forms anticipating Art Deco, the delicacy of the recently introduced Chinese and Japanese stencil designs, the contemporary dress, characteristic gesture and mode. Stencils are printed on one side of the page only. 
Price: 10.40 USD
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11 DAY, JOANNE C.; SCARATO, GUIDO (PHOTOGRAPHER). The Complete Book Of Stencil-craft.
Simon and Schuster, NY: 1974. 067121862X / 9780671218621 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Library discard. 
Here is everything you ever wanted to know about stencils and then some. Updates the methods and applications, and adapts stencils to today's requirements. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.69 USD
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12 DORMER, PETER. The Meanings Of Modern Design: Towards The Twenty-first Century.
Thames and Hudson, London: 1991. 0500276323 / 9780500276327 First Paperback Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 33.25 USD
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13 DOWNEY, CLAIRE. Neofurniture.
Rizzoli, NY: 1992. 0847816125 / 9780847816125 First United State Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A lively and topical survey of the European design scene at the end of the twentieth century. Covers such styles as Primitivism, the New Baroque, the New Naturalism, Bricolage, the New Modern, and Post-Punk Romantic. Numerous full color illustrations of furniture. Includes an Index. 
Price: 52.06 USD
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14 DRESSER, CHRISTOPHER. Studies In Design.
Gibbs Smith, Layton: 2002. 1586851853 / 9781586851859 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The timeless art and wisdom of Christopher Dresser are showcased in magnificent color reproductions and luminous philosophical discourse. Modernist movements have found his work to be a rich source of inspiration. 
Price: 58.05 USD
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15 EDITORIAL STAFF OF ORTHO BOOKS; SNOW, DIANE (WRITER). How To Design And Build Storage Projects.
Ortho Books, San Ramon: 1992. 0897210174 / 9780897210171 Ninth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition 
Covers: How to find extra storage space and use it well, How to custom-build and design over 50 projects, Guide to materials, tools, and techniques, and a Special section on storage components you can buy. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.52 USD
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16 ENGEN, RODNEY K. Walter Crane As A Book Illustrator.
Academy Editions/St.Martin's Press, London/NY: 1975. 0856701556 / 9780856701559 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but some fading of dustjacket on spine and elsewhere. Library discard. 
Includes nearly 100 illustrations, ranging from nursery rhymes and fairytales to tailpieces and borders, mostly full page as Crane designed them, and 16 in the full color he helped to pioneer. The extensive annoted catalog is an invaluable aid for both student and specialist. 
Price: 52.68 USD
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Editoriale Giorgio Monadadori, Milan: 1999. First Edition, Seventh Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
In the memories of a lifetime, the smells and the colours of the table and one's own kitchen are the silver threads that animate the fantasy of a dream: that of a book which recalls them all and then brings them back to life. The atmosphere and the preparation of the table are a prelude to the warmth of a meal. A carefully chosen menu and the choice of suitable wines make up, together with the right group of people, the sure success of "our" meal. Twelve chapters of this book are dedicatd to the twelve months of the year, with twelve carefully laid tables and twelve menus. A further four chapters, with their relative tables and menus, are dedicated to special occasions, to close,intimate occasions like St. Valentine's Day and Christmas, and happy festive evenings with one's dearest friends like New Year and a birthday celbrated in a magic atmosphere and setting. 
Price: 51.47 USD
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18 FROISSART, LIONEL. Universe Of Design: Ferrari.
Universe/Vendome, New York: 1997. Universe of Design Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The marriage of the house of Ferrari and the Carrozzeria Pininfarina in the early 1950s marked the creation of the world's most prestigious and celebrated automotive legacy. An extraordinary meeting of the minds, Enzo Ferrari and Battista Pininfarina's partnership produced the auto industry's most successful union of aesthetic excellence and outstanding performance. Presented here in lush color photographs, as well as drawing-board sketches, is the work of two extraordinary men, who represented two unique types of automotive genius and created a line of automobiles that continues to set the highest standard of automotive design and performance. Text and captions translated into English by Cynthia Calder. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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19 GAYNOR, ELIZABETH; HAAVISTO, KARI Finland: Living Design.
Rizzoli, New York: 1984. 084780545X / 9780847805457 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is loose. 
This handsome oversized volume explores one of the major centers of modern design and examines the prominence of Finnish design through an exploration of its evolution. 
Price: 46.79 USD
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20 GILLON, JR., EDMUND V. Cut And Assemble Victorian Houses: Four Full-color Buildings In H-o Scale.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: . 0486238490 / 9780486238494 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 9.03 USD
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