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Decorative arts

Products In Decorative arts (Total Products 88, Showing: 1 -> 16)
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How to look at stained glass
Our Price: £11.69
The magical qualities of stained glass have an enduring appeal, but church windows tend to be ignored as a form of creative and artistic expression. H...
Truth & beauty
Our Price: £49.99
Started in the early 19th century by a group of British painters who rejected the sovereignty of the Royal Academy, the Pre- Raphaelites embraced the ...

Make and mend
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Make and Mend is an exquisite, full-colour guide to sashiko, a simple Japanese stitching technique that uses stunning patterns to decorate or repair c...
Abandoned civilisations
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Ruined cities overgrown by jungle. Towns buried beneath the ground. Statues lying half- hidden in the sand. Why do civilisations collapse? Why are tow...

Metalwork and machining hints and tips
Our Price: £7.16
Over many years in a workshop, the knowledge and ability to perform a wide number of relatively minor jobs becomes second nature to a skilled engineer...
May Morris
Our Price: £24.95
May Morris, youngest daughter of influential designer William Morris, was one of the leading female contributors to the Arts and Crafts Movement. She ran the embroidery department of her father's famous firm Morris & Co., and had a successful freelance career as a designer, maker, and exhibitor, founding the Woman's Guild of Arts in 1907 and un

Damascus tiles
Our Price: £58.50
Architectural ceramic decoration is one of the most celebrated manifestations of the arts of Islam. Spanning a period from the 13th to the 20th centur...
Turned boxes
Our Price: £13.49
Packed with 40 box designs within 25 projects to suit all skills and tastes

Cut and fold paper textures
Our Price: £15.29
This book will show you inspirational ways in which paper can be used to create textured and relief surfaces. These techniques are mostly intuitive an...
Calligraphy workbook for beginners
Our Price: £12.56
Try your hand at a beautiful, classic and modern style of writing! A basic, how-to book for beginners featuring 5 popular fonts or hands, Italic, Unc...

Cræft
Our Price: £20.00
In a period of meaningless mass manufacturing, our growing appetite for hand-made objects, artisan food, and craft beverages reveals our deep cravings...
William Morris and the arts & crafts home
Our Price: £17.96
Now available in paperback, Pamela Todd's book celebrates William Morris's genius, presenting a thorough overview of his life and career, while settin...

Paper World
Our Price: £12.99
Pretty-up your world with the perfect paper creations in Paper World.Simply pop-out, fold and stick together each of the ten super simple, super styli...
In perfect shape
Our Price: £40.50
If Scandinavian design is the height of tasteful decorating, then Fritz Hansen is lifestyle with a capital L - perfect for design lovers and design professionals. Everything a coffee table book should be: fantastic photos, incisive text, and beautiful design that makes you want to leaf through the book again and again for inspiration.

1000 chairs
Our Price: £13.50
Take a Seat An overview of exemplary chairs More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designer...
Furnitecture
Our Price: £16.95
As the definition of 'designer' expands and architects today create everything from jewelry to urban masterplans, a new wave of objects ranging from f...