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990 Art Nouveau Monograms by Dover

By Dover

Perfect for tracing and copying — or simply loved for its aesthetic attractiveness — this selection of inventive initials splendidly monitors the natural, curvilinear variety of artwork Nouveau. contains approximately one thousand letters, all designed with undulating traces, sensuous curves, writhing vines, and tendrils of leafy plants. A wealth of inventive concept!

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First Time Sewing Step-by-Step Basics and Easy Projects by coll.

By coll.

Studying find out how to stitch hasn't ever been easier! get pleasure from this novices consultant that takes you by way of the hand like a private teacher and teaches you ways to stitch utilizing hand stiches in addition to stitching machines. packed with designated descriptions of fabrics and instruments, the straightforward step by step directions for all of the simple stitching ideas can have you growing tasks like aprons, pillows, or even pants and shorts very quickly. 5 uncomplicated initiatives will introduce stitching abilities like hems, seams, balancing stress, and the way to take advantage of a development talents you are going to use usually as you still learn.
With First Time stitching, quickly you'll be sewing striking presents and initiatives with self belief.

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Prayers in Stone: Greek Architectural Sculpture (c. 600-100 by Brunilde S. Ridgway

By Brunilde S. Ridgway

The which means of architectural sculpture is key to our realizing of historic Greek tradition. The embellishment of constructions used to be universal for the traditional Greeks, and infrequently provocative. a few decorative sculpture was once positioned the place, while the development used to be comprehensive, no mortal eye may view it. and in contrast to a lot architectural ornamentation of alternative cultures, Greek sculpture was once usually necessary to the construction, not only as ornament, and will now not be got rid of with no affecting the integrity of the construction constitution. This ebook is the 1st entire therapy of the importance of Greek architectural sculpture. Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway, a world-class authority on historical Greek sculpture, presents a hugely informative journey of many dimensions of Greek public buildings--especially temples, tombs, and treasuries--in a textual content that's right now lucid, available, and authoritative.Ridgway's pragmatism and customary feel steer us tactfully and obviously via thickets of uncertainty and scholarly confrontation. She refers to an incredible variety of monuments, and records her discussions with copious and updated bibliographies. This e-book is bound to be stated without delay because the ordinary therapy of its very important subject.

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Suspensions of Perception: Attention, Spectacle, and Modern by Jonathan Crary

By Jonathan Crary

Crary is the historian-philosopher of our spectacle lives. -- Artforum

Suspensions of notion is a massive old research of human realization and its risky position in smooth Western tradition. It argues that the ways that we carefully examine or take heed to whatever consequence from the most important adjustments within the nature of notion that may be traced again to the second one 1/2 the 19th century.

Focusing at the interval from approximately 1880 to 1905, Jonathan Crary examines the connections among the modernization of subjectivity and the dramatic enlargement and industrialization of visual/auditory tradition. At the center of his undertaking is the paradoxical nature of contemporary consciousness, which was once either a primary of person freedom, creativity, and adventure and a primary aspect within the effective functioning of financial and disciplinary associations in addition to the rising areas of mass intake and spectacle.

Crary ways those matters via a number of analyses of unmarried works through 3 key modernist painters--Manet, Seurat, and Cézanne--who every one engaged in a unique disagreement with the disruptions, vacancies, and rifts inside a perceptual box. each one in his personal means chanced on that sustained attentiveness, instead of solving or securing the area, ended in perceptual disintegration and lack of presence, and every one used this discovery because the foundation for a reinvention of representational practices. Suspensions of conception decisively relocates the matter of aesthetic contemplation inside a broader collective come upon with the volatile nature of perception--in psychology, philosophy, neurology, early cinema, and images. In doing so, it presents a ancient framework for realizing the present social challenge of awareness amid the accelerating metamorphoses of our modern technological tradition.

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Ethnic Dress in the United States: A Cultural Encyclopedia by Annette Lynch, Mitchell D. Strauss (eds.)

By Annette Lynch, Mitchell D. Strauss (eds.)

The outfits we put on inform tales approximately us—and are frequently imbued with cultural meanings particular to our ethnic history. This concise A-to-Z encyclopedia explores a hundred and fifty various and designated goods of ethnic gown, their heritage, and their cultural value in the United States.

The garments artifacts documented the following were or are actually frequently worn through americans as daily garments, type, ethnic or spiritual identifiers, or variety statements. They embrace the cultural heritage of the USA and its peoples, from local americans, white Anglo colonists, and forcibly relocated black slaves to the inflow of immigrants from all over the world. Entries give some thought to how costume goods may possibly function symbolic linkages to domestic nation and family members or worn as noticeable varieties of competition to dominant cultural norms. Taken jointly, they give perception into the ethnic-based middle ideologies, myths, and cultural codes that experience performed a job within the formation and persisted tale of the United States.

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The Allied Arts: Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada by Sandra Alfoldy

By Sandra Alfoldy

During times of shut collaboration, championed by way of figures like John Ruskin and William Morris, structure and craft have been often called "the allied arts." by means of the mid-twentieth century, even though, it used to be extra universal for the 2 disciplines to be thought of distinctive expert fields, with structure having little to do with studio craft. The Allied Arts investigates the historical past of the complicated courting among craft and structure through analyzing the intersection of those components in Canadian public constructions. Sandra Alfoldy explains the demanding situations dealing with the improvement of the sector of public craft and files the mostly neglected public craft commissions of the post-war period in Canada. The e-book highlights the worldwide issues of fabric, scale, shape, decoration, and id shared by way of architects and craftspeople. It additionally examines the ways that the allied arts are mediated via associations and the fragility of craft commissions as soon as thought of a vital part of the equipped surroundings. contemplating quite a lot of craftspeople, fabrics, and kinds - from the ceramics of Jack Sures and Jordi Bonnet to the fabric paintings of Mariette Rousseau Vermette and Carole Sabiston - Alfoldy celebrates the successes of architectural craftsmanship. the 1st paintings of its variety, The Allied Arts develops rules in regards to the advanced courting among structure and craft that extend well past nationwide barriers.

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Build Your Own Brand: Strategies, Prompts and Exercises for by Robin Landa

By Robin Landa

What is your brand?

As a dressmaker your luck relies on the way you model your self and the carrier you offer. This e-book might help you discover, increase, distill, and verify a particular model essence, differentiate your self, and create your visible identity.

Build your personal Brand is a guided magazine designed that will help you comic strip, write, layout, and conceive how you model your self. greater than eighty activates and workouts can assist you strengthen your:

  • Personal model essence
  • Visual id and style
  • Resume and elevator pitch
  • and a lot more!

even if you are attempting to land a brand new task or release a layout company, allow this distinctive consultant gentle the best way. you can find worthwhile recommendation, interviews, and activates from esteemed psychologists, artistic administrators, model strategists, designers, artists, and specialists from numerous disciplines. construct your personal model today!

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Designing Connected Products: UX for the Consumer Internet by Claire Rowland

By Claire Rowland

Networked thermostats, health screens, and door locks convey that the web of items can (and will) permit new methods for individuals to have interaction with the area round them. yet designing attached items for shoppers brings new demanding situations past traditional software program UI and interplay layout. This ebook presents skilled UX designers and technologists with a transparent and sensible roadmap for drawing close shopper product technique and layout during this novel industry. by means of drawing at the better of present layout perform and educational study, Designing hooked up items grants sound suggestion for operating with cross-device interactions and the complicated ecosystems inherent in IoT know-how.

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The Robert Lehman Collection XIV: European Textiles. by Christa C. Mayer Thurman

By Christa C. Mayer Thurman

This quantity, the 10th to be released in a projected sequence of 16, catalogues the eu textiles and gadgets made up of textile within the Robert Lehman assortment on the Metropolitan Museum of Art.Robert Lehman and his father, Philip Lehman, bought textiles with an identical well-trained eyes they used to obtain work, drawings, and ornamental arts typically. one of the such a lot extraordinary and greatly favourite items within the assortment are sequence of embroidered roundels from fifteenth-century Flanders and 4 huge tapestries, together with the final Supper after Bernaert van Orley that's arguably the best Renaissance tapestry in an American assortment. the gathering additionally contains a nice variety of ecclesiastical vestments and panels of great silks and velvets in an enormous array of ideas and types that span greater than six centuries. a lot of those textiles have been used to accessorize the Lehman city condominium in ny, as hangings, covers, or upholstery. They symbolize sixty-five years of assembling, possessing, and dwelling with historic materials on a daily foundation, and for students and laymen alike they rfile an American sort of residing and inside ornament that has principally disappeared.

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