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Gothic Art in Ireland, 1169-1550 - 2826747693

193,08 zł

Gothic Art in Ireland, 1169-1550 YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

It will come as a surprise to many that a wealth of Gothic art and architecture can still be found in Ireland. This text examines the most westerly expression of Gothic - on the edge of Europe - and traces its development from the beginning of the 13th century to the Reformation. Colum Hourihane offers insights into Gothic Irish art, and he presents a revised view of art in Ireland in the Middle Ages. Brought to Ireland by the Anglo-Normans and religious reform movements, the style was adopted and adapted locally, first appearing in monastic architecture and subsequently in the other arts. Hourihane looks at what survives of Gothic art in Ireland, examines previously unknown material, and discusses such wide-ranging topics as the historiography of the style, its metalwork, iconography and forms.


Gothic Wonder - 2826757713

223,86 zł


Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

In this wide-ranging, eloquent book, Paul Binski sheds new light on one of the greatest periods of English art and architecture, offering ground-breaking arguments about the role of invention, making and the powers of Gothic art. His richly documented study locates what became known as the Decorated Style within patterns of commissioning, designing and imagining whose origins lay in pre-Gothic art. By examining notions of what was extraordinary, re-evaluating medieval ideas of authorship, and restoring economic considerations to the debate, Binski sets English visual art of the early 14th century in a broad European context and also within the aesthetic discourses of the medieval period. The author, stressing the continuum between art and architecture, challenges understandings about agency, modernity, hierarchy and marginality. His book makes a powerful case for the restoration of the category of the aesthetic to the understanding of medieval art. Generously illustrated with hundreds of images, Binski traces the impact of English art in Continental Europe, ending with the Black Death and the literary uses of the architectural in Geoffrey Chaucer and other writers.


Gothic Wonder - 2846028716

269,99 zł

Gothic Wonder

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>The arts>History of art / art & design styles>Byzantine & Medieval art c 500 CE to c 1400Książki Obcojęzyc...

Focusing On One Of The Greatest Periods Of English Art And Architecture, This Book Includes Arguments About The Role Of Invention, Making And The Powers Of Gothic Art. It Locates What Became Known As The Decorated Style Within Patterns Of Commissioning, Designing And Imagining Whose Origins Lay In Pre-Gothic Art.


Princeton and the Gothic Revival - 2842365489

179,60 zł

Princeton and the Gothic Revival UNIVERSITY PRESSES

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

"Princeton and the Gothic Revival" investigates America's changing attitudes toward medieval art around the turn of the twentieth century through the lens of Princeton University and its role as a major patron of Gothic Revival art and architecture. Johanna Seasonwein charts a shift from eclecticism to a more unified, "authentic" approach to medieval art, and examines how the language of medieval forms was used to articulate a new model of American higher education in campus design and the classroom. The catalog for an exhibition at the Princeton University Art Museum, "Princeton and the Gothic Revival" breaks new ground by addressing why universities, and Princeton in particular, were so effective at bringing together what had been disparate interests in the Middle Ages. Revivalists and Medievalists were often at odds, yet at Princeton they used the language of the Middle Ages to create a new identity for the American university, one that was steeped in the traditions of Oxford and Cambridge but also embraced the model of the German research university. "Princeton and the Gothic Revival" provides an overview of Princeton's Romanesque and Gothic Revival architecture and examines the changing approach to the idea of the "Gothic" by looking at three Princeton buildings and their stained glass windows: the Marquand Chapel, Procter Hall at the Graduate College, and the University Chapel.


Gothic Visions Vol. 3 - 2839405114

89,99 zł

Gothic Visions Vol. 3 SJ ENTERTA


1. Stargazer, Luc - Jupiter 2. Deep Eynde, The - Love In Shadows (Phantas Mix) 3. Liquid Grey - Part Of Everything 4. Krause, Arthur Dr. - Torture 5. Mikulasova, Pavla - Timeless 6. Verney 1862 / Aliena, Anna - The Death Of Innocens 7. Second Skin - Six Ways From Sunday 8. Daughters Of Bristol, The - The Ave 9. Hartols Of Beyond - Black Madonna 10. Basilisk - Hexentanz 11. Prayer, The - Welcome To The End 12. Xmh - State Of The Mind (Paleo Christ Remix By Imp 13. Aliena, Anna - Lie With Me 14. Folk, Rigna - Pablum 15. New Zero Gold - Lap Of The Universe 16. Twenty Six Tears - I Don't Know What To Say 17. Eternal Fall, The - Dead Dream 18. Fundetta - Diktator Der Lust 19. Northern Sadness - Eternal Solitude 101. A Life Divided - Heart On Fire 102. Wolfenmond - Todesengel 103. Eisbrecher - Eiszeit 104. Stahlmann - Stahlwittchen 105. Traumtaenzer - Fuer Die Nacht 106. Mundtot - Virus Mensch 107. Sable, Aeon - Agnosia 108. Arch, The - Individuals 109. Metallspuerhunde - Moloch 110. Mist Of Avalon, The - Said It All 111. Canterra - Last Saviour 112. Lacrimosa - Lichtgestalt 113. Six Times Zero - Burning The Black Hills 114. Christine Plays Viola - Witch Of Silence 115. Regardless Of Me - Frozen 116. Vendemmian - One In A Million 117. Deep Eynde, The - Love In Shadows (Emily Bronte Re 118. Lolita Komplex - Les Marionnettes 119. Mikulasova, Pavla - Timeless 120. Eden Weint Im Grab - Moritat Des Leierkastenmanns 121. Ghostfog - Hear Them Whisper 122. Coppelius - Risiko 123. Golden Apes - Happy Loosers (Live) 124. Sandow - Krieg (Orchestral Version) 125. In Strict Confidence - My Despair 126. Technikult Of Flesh - Only Darkness Dividing You & 127. Black Tears - Buch Des Lebens 128. Klinke, Der - Where It Ends 129. Transit Poetry - Little Buddha 130. Bionic - It Doesn't Matter 131. Minusheart - Drawback 132. Felsenreich - Maniac Minds 133. Schwarzes Fragment - The Lack Of Yourself 134. Whispers In The Shadow - The Lost Souls (Live) 135. Place4tears - Lovesick 136. Veneno Para Las Hadas - Jetlag 137. Violent Vision - Plastic 138. Verney 1826 / Lisa - Dormitorium 139. Eisblume - Allein 140. Rebentisch - Angst 141. Psycherotique - Wertlos 142. Astray Path - Alone 143. Second Skin - Six Ways From Sunday 144. Krause, Arthur Dr. - Wait 145. Eternal Fall, The - The Deathbed 146. Fundetta - Schrei 147. Prayer, The - Love Makes Strong 148. Children On Stun - Tortured By A Sense Of Humour 149. Psycherotique - S6x S6x S6x 150. Gates Of Dawn - For You 151. Explizit Einsam - Wirklich Sein? 152. Kehrwert - Jaw 153. Twenty Six Tears - Evil (Live) 154. Gross, Andreas - Heart Parasite 155. Leichenwetter - Chor Der Toten (Live) 156. Saints Of Ruin - Glampyre 157. (De:ad:cibel) - Gothika 2011 Trailer 158. Last Cry, The - Punishment 201. Gates Of Down - More 202. Golden Apes - Lithium 203. Mirrored In Secrecy - Craving For The Sin 204. Rebentisch - Mein Blick Ins Leere 205. Eisblume - Lost In A Maze 206. Art Noir - Silent Green (Edit) 207. Canterra - Fear Me 208. Dolor - Der Clown (Part 2) 209. Elandor - Orphan 210. Chamsiin - Over The Grave 211. Technikult Of Flesh - Only Darkness Dividing You & 212. Traenenwelten - Bin Tot Im Kopf 213. Inscissors - Autumn Sonata-silanus In Quieto Hortu 214. Christine Plays Viola - Witch Of Silence 215. Projeckt Ich - Schwarzes Blut 216. Katanga - Mondscheinfahrt 217. Astray Path / Friedrich, Sven - The Call 218. Projeckt Ich - Not For Me 219. P24 - Geh (Vitamin Mix) 220. Mission Zanzibar - Zanzibar 221. Felsenreich - To Breath Again 222. Repeating Pain - Mother Of Divine 223. Traenenwelten - Maschinen 224. Ikon - Under The Watchfull Eye 225. Hiram Key, The / Hussey, Wayne - Solomon's Tears 226. Descendants Of Cain - This House 227. Herzparasit - Rattenloch 228. Denight - Brainwash 229. (Die!) - Mein Letzter Wille 230. Downstairs Left - If You Are Gone 231. Tunes Of Dawn - Refuse Resist 232. Hussey, Wayne - Kingdom Come (Live)


Religious Art in France, XIII Century - 2841423672

79,33 zł

Religious Art in France, XIII Century Forgotten Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Excerpt from Religious Art in France, XIII Century: A Study in Mediaeval Iconography and Its Sources of Inspiration To the Middle Ages art was didactic. All that it was necessary that men should know - the history of the world from the creation, the dogmas of religion, the examples of the saints, the hierarchy of the virtues, the range of the sciences, arts and crafts - all these were taught them by the windows of the church or by the statues in the porch. The pathetic name of Biblia pauperum given by the printers of the fifteenth century to one of their earliest books, might well have been given to the church. There the simple, the ignorant, all who were named "sancta plebs Dei," learned through their eyes almost all they knew of their faith. Its great figures, so spiritual in conception, seemed to bear speaking witness to the truth of the Church's teaching. The countless statues, disposed in scholarly design, were a symbol of the marvellous order that through the genius of St. Thomas Aquinas reigned in the;, world of thought. Through the medium of art the highest conceptions of theologian and scholar penetrated to some extent the minds of even the humblest of the people. But the meaning of these profound works gradually became obscure. New generations, with a different conception of the world, no longer understood them, and from the second half of the sixteenth century medieval art became an enigma. Symbolism, the soul of Gothic art, was dead. The Church was ashamed of the once beloved legends, in which for so many centuries Christianity had been nurtured. The council of Trent marks the end of the old artistic tradition, and we know from a book full of the spirit of the council, that the writer - Molanus the theologian - had lost the key to the art of the Middle Ages. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the Benedictines of Saint-Maur, when writing of the ancient churches of France, displayed an ignorance which was anything but creditable to their order's reputation for learning. In his Monuments de la monarchie française Montfaucon reads into the cathedral facades scenes from the history of France and portraits of her kings. And what can one say of those who speak of Gothic bas-reliefs and statues as they might speak of the antiquities of India. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


Doctor Who and the Art of Adaptation - 2836338838

406,79 zł

Doctor Who and the Art of Adaptation Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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Although it started as a British television show with a small but devoted fan base, Doctor Who has grown in popularity and now appeals to audiences around the world. In the fifty-year history of the program, Doctor Who's producers and scriptwriters have drawn on a dizzying array of literary sources and inspirations. Elements from Homer, classic literature, gothic horror, swashbucklers, Jacobean revenge tragedies, Orwellian dystopias, Westerns, and the novels of Agatha Christie and Evelyn Waugh have all been woven into the fabric of the series. One famous storyline from the mid-1970s was rooted in the Victoriana of authors like H. Rider Haggard and Arthur Conan Doyle, and another was a virtual remake of Anthony Hope's The Prisoner of Zenda-with robots! In Doctor Who and the Art of Adaptation: Fifty Years of Storytelling, Marcus Harmes looks at the show's frequent exploration of other sources to create memorable episodes. Harmes observes that adaptation in Doctor Who is not just a matter of transferring literary works to the screen, but of bringing a diversity of texts into dialogue with the established mythology of the series as well as with longstanding science fiction tropes. In this process, original stories are not just resituated, but transformed into new works. Harmes considers what this approach reveals about adaptation, television production, the art of storytelling, and the long-term success and cultural resonance enjoyed by Doctor Who. Doctor Who and the Art of Adaptation will be of interest to students of literature and television alike, and to scholars interested in adaptation studies. It will also appeal to fans of the series interested in tracing the deep cultural roots of television's longest-running and most literate science-fiction adventure.


Pochodne instrumenty kredytowe - Izabela Pruchnicka-Grabias - 2848491204

51,27 zł

Pochodne instrumenty kredytowe - Izabela Pruchnicka-Grabias

Książki & Multimedia > Książki

Opis - Książka, posiadająca istotne walory praktyczne, jest pierwszą pozycją polskiej autorki w tak kompleksowy sposób analizującą nie tylko istotę funkcjonowania kredytowych instrumentów pochodnych, ale również modele ich wyceny, doskonalenie których autorka słusznie uznaje za kluczowe dla rozwoju tego rynku. Niewątpliwą zaletą opracowania jest mnogość przykładów, przeprowadzających Czytelnika przez kolejne etapy szacowania wartości omawianych struktur i tworzących idealną bazę dla zrozumienia konstrukcji tych złożonych produktów. Prof. zw. dr hab. Janusz Soboń Publikacja stanowi cenne kompendium wiedzy zarówno dla praktyków rynku finansowego, jak i studentów oraz słuchaczy studiów podyplomowych i doktoranckich, jak również dla pracowników nauki zainteresowanych wdrażaniem metod kwantyfikacji ryzyka kredytowego w praktykę. Prof. nadzw. SGH dr hab. Paweł Niedziółka Nazwa - Pochodne instrumenty kredytowe Autor - Izabela Pruchnicka-Grabias Oprawa - Miękka Wydawca - CeDeWu Kod ISBN - 9788375563733 Kod EAN - 9788375563733 Wydanie - 1 Rok wydania - 2011 Język - polski Format - 16.5x23.0cm Ilość stron - 280 Podatek VAT - 5%


Black Roads - 2826812060

55,69 zł

Black Roads Quinnipiac University Press

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University publishes Famine Folios, a unique resource for students, scholars and researchers, as well as general readers, covering many aspects of the Famine in Ireland from 1845-1852 - the worst demographic catastrophe of nineteenth-century Europe. The essays are interdisciplinary in nature, and make available new research in Famine studies by internationally established scholars in history, art history, cultural theory, philosophy, media history, political economy, literature and music. The Great Hunger was the most gothic event in Ireland's history and has haunted Irish literature ever since. In the struggle to resist the diminishment of this tragic episode in Ireland's colonial history, Irish Gothic writers preserved the memory of the Famine when a general silence prevailed among historians and authors of the Victorian novel. Both Irish Gothic literature and the work of the modernists (Joyce, Yeats and Beckett) resonate with the cultural memory of the suffering of millions, either lying in unmarked graves or forcibly transplanted to a harsh new world. Black Roads traces the impact of the Famine on Irish literature from William Carlton's The Black Prophet (from which the title is taken) to more contemporary work by authors like Patrick McCabe, Seamus Heaney and Eavan Boland, and playwrights like Tom Murphy, Conor MacPherson and Marina Carr. Post Famine, Black Roads argues, all Irish literature is about the Famine, leaving the discussion about what 'Irishness' means centred on what Seamus Deane described as 'what the Famine means.'


Torebki i morderstwo - Dorothy Howell - 2836982797

11,69 zł

Torebki i morderstwo - Dorothy Howell

Książki & Multimedia > Książki

Opis - NOWA SERIA WSPÓŁCZESNYCH POWIEŚCI OBYCZAJOWO-KRYMINALNYCH, KTÓRYCH AKCJA ROZGRYWA SIĘ W USA, A ICH WSPÓLNYM MOTYWEM SĄ DAMSKIE MARKOWE TOREBKI. Kryminał, jakiego jeszcze w Polsce nie było! Żywa, dowcipna, dynamiczna akcja, pełna nieoczekiwanych i zaskakujących zwrotów. Powieść barwniejsza niż hollywoodzki film - czyta się doskonale! Jeśli spodobała Ci się książka Diabeł ubiera się u Prady, musisz przeczytać serię o Haley Randolph. Torebki i morderstwo to dowcipna i inteligentna powieść dziejąca się w Los Angeles, Mieście Aniołów, z rozlicznymi centrami handlowymi, butikami i straganami gdzie sprzedaje się damskie torebki. Pasją życiową bohaterki, Haley Randolph, są właśnie torebki. Ale wyłącznie MARKOWE, zaprojektowane przez stylistów z najwyższej półki... I ta namiętność sprowadzi na bohaterkę mnóstwo kłopotów, wśród których najmniejszymi będą oskarżenia o morderstwo i defraudację... Aby mieć środki na życie - i na swoja życiową pasję - Haley musi pracować na dwóch posadach. Ta główna, prestiżowa, to praca w renomowanej firmie prawniczej Pike&Warner, której centrum decyzyjne mieści się na tajemniczym, i dla urzędniczego proletariatu firmy niedostępnym, Szesnastym Piętrze. Druga posada to praca ekspedientki-kasjerki-sprzątaczki-magazynierki (zależnie od kaprysu kierownictwa...) w wielkim domu towarowym Holt`s, w którym sprzedaje się "ohydne ciuchy", "koszmarne buty" i "beznadziejne torebki"... To właśnie tam, w magazynie damskiej bielizny, znajduje zwłoki Richarda, wyjątkowo niesympatycznego faceta, którego ktoś zatłukł drążkiem wyłamanym ze stojaka na ubrania... Niebawem ona sama staje się główną podejrzaną. Haley sama musi oczyścić się z zarzutów i podejmuje prywatne śledztwo. Kończy się ono nieoczekiwanym rezultatem... Nazwa - Torebki i morderstwo Autor - Dorothy Howell Oprawa - Twarda Wydawca - Bellona Kod ISBN - 9788311132061 Kod EAN - 9788311132061 Rok wydania - 2014 Format - 13x20 Ilość stron - 382 Podatek VAT - 5% Premiera - 2014-09-30


Wiedeń comfort! map&guide - Praca zbiorowa - 2846810339

15,18 zł

Wiedeń comfort! map&guide - Praca zbiorowa

Książki & Multimedia > Książki

Opis - - Habsburg palaces, opera and Mozart's house - The famous Sacher cake and Viennese secession - St Stephen Gothic Cathedral Art Nouveau monuments, beautiful gardens and interesting museums from the classical Museum of the History of Art to the modern Museum of Sound. Delicious sweets: chocolate-apricot Sacher cake and candied violets of Empress Sisi. Comfort! map & guide Vienna will help discover the greatest attractions of the Austrian capital. This unique combination of a map and a guide contains all the information needed for a short trip. Practically and concisely something for those who are busy and appreciate the convenience and simplicity: - maps at scales useful for tourists (1:17 500, 1:11 000 for the center), - handy format, convenient and durable folding, - descriptions of 40 most interesting places to visit, - easy navigation: attractions from the guide numbered and marked on the map, - useful practical information: days and opening hours of facilities, ticket prices, public transport, - hints on what to eat and drink and where to go shopping, - calendarium of the most interesting regular events, - scheme of the subway and index of streets. Nazwa - Wiedeń comfort! map&guide Autor - Praca zbiorowa Oprawa - Plastikowa Wydawca - ExpressMap Kod ISBN - 9788375461435 Kod EAN - 9788375461435 Rok wydania - 2016 Język - angielski Format - 9.6x22.0cm Ilość stron - 2 Podatek VAT - 5% Premiera - 2016-12-20


Barcelona Marco Polo Guide - 2826701300

33,32 zł

Barcelona Marco Polo Guide Marco Polo

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Experience all of Barcelona's attractions with this up-to date, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that's what Marco Polo guides are all about. It includes recommendations for shopping and nightlife, trendy places to go, cultural attractions, accommodation and City Walks, as well as Insider Tips and low-budget suggestions. Further sections include: the Perfect Day, Festivals & Events, Travel with Kids, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Catalan phrase book and index. Spread out between the Mediterranean and gently rising mountains, modern buildings rise above the alleyways of the Gothic old city. With the help of MARCO POLO Barcelona you can experience the Mediterranean lifestyle in countless bars, cafes and restaurants. This practical, pocket-sized guide leads you through this lively Catalan metropolis that is both ultra-modern and steeped in tradition and history. If you're interested in art and culture, you will be amazed by the city's extraordinarily well-preserved Gothic quarter, its fine examples of Catalan Art Nouveau (Modernisme), and its award-winning post-modern structures. The Insider Tips reveal where you can get a drink with fine views over the city and where to get the best tapas, sausage and wine. The 'Where to Start' panels tell you the best places to begin sightseeing, the best places to shop, and the most trendy places to go in the evening. The 'Best Of' pages highlight some unique aspects of Barcelona, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and chill out. The City Walks guide you along the magical alleyways of the Ribera Quarter and lead you out to the city's local mountain for magnificent views. Last but not least the Dos & Don'ts warn of thieves and fraudsters, and advise what to/not to wear. MARCO POLO Barcelona provides comprehensive coverage of the city. To help you find your way around there's a detailed street atlas inside, a practical Metro map in the backcover, plus a handy pull-out map. A must-have for all travellers, including those who haven't bought a travel guide in the past - all this for only GBP5.99!


Uległa i posłuszna - Shirlee Busbee - 2847773573

13,33 zł

Uległa i posłuszna - Shirlee Busbee

Książki & Multimedia > Książki

Opis - Romantyczne klimaty dawnej Anglii - Miłość, namiętność, zdrada... Romans historyczny, napisany zgodnie z najlepszymi regułami gatunku. Akcja toczy się na początku XIX w. w środowisku posiadaczy ziemskich w Anglii, łącząc elementy romansowe i sensacyjne. Książka ta stanowi znakomitą lekturę odprężającą. Akcja obfituje w zaskakujące zwroty, a prócz tego mamy doskonałe opisy przyrody, eleganckich wnętrz i przyjęć, w które czytelnik chętnie się zanurza. Autorka umiejętnie buduje atmosferę beztroskiego, spokojnego luksusu, w którym przebywają ludzie dobrzy i pogodni. Zwłaszcza opisy dworów i dworskiego życia przenoszą czytelnika w inny świat. Jest to również książka pełna humoru, znajdziemy w niej wiele błyskotliwych dialogów i dowcipnych ripost, lecz dobrotliwy humor przejawia się też w stosunku autorki do swych bohaterów, ich mniej istotnych problemów, a także ogólnie do świata i życia. Nazwa - Uległa i posłuszna Autor - Shirlee Busbee Oprawa - Twarda Wydawca - Bellona Kod ISBN - 9788311132160 Kod EAN - 9788311132160 Rok wydania - 2014 Format - 13x20 Ilość stron - 374 Podatek VAT - 5% Premiera - 2014-09-29


Barcelona - 2844570147

108,36 zł


Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains historical background, as well as tells you how best to visit each site. Special features include three-dimensional drawings (including one of the fabulous Cathedral) and guided tours (including a walk through Roman Barcelona and a drive through the Mediterranean-lapped Costa Brava), as well as in-depth sidebars that detail such topics as Barcelona's Jewish community, the city's markets, and what life as a local medieval monk was like.It starts in the Barri Gothic, location of the fabulous cathedral; followed by La Rambla and El Raval; the waterfront; the Passeig de Gracia; La Sagrada Familia to Parc Guell, where Gaudi's works reign; northern Barcelona; Montjuic; and, finally a chapter on excursions to some of the region's most incredible spots, including Tarragona and Figueres. Special features are sprinkled throughout on such helpful topics as securing tickets to a bullfight, learning to windsurf on Barcelona's beaches, the ritual of spring onion barbeques, where to take Catalan or flamenco classes, and taking a suisso. A detailed travelwise tells you how to get there and how to get around, with author-picked hotels and restaurants.


Pattern Design - 2826751118

78,06 zł

Pattern Design Dover Publications

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION NOTE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION I. WHAT PATTERN IS Pattern not understood The meaning of the word "Comes of repetition, and is closely connected with manufacture" Has always a geometric basis Use and necessity of system in design "Lines inevitable, and must not be left to chance" II. THE SQUARE Geometry the basis of all pattern Breaks in the simple stripe give cross-lines "Hence the lattice and the chequer, on which a vast variety of pattern is built" III. THE TRIANGLE The square lattice crossed by diagonal lines gives the triangle Hence the diamond "And out of that the hexagon, the star, and other geometric units familiar in Arab diaper" IV. THE OCTAGON Four series of lines give the octagon "Not the unit of a complete pattern, but the basis of some radiating patterns" "More complicated cross-lines, giving sixteen and eighteen sided figures, result in more elaborate pattern, but involve no new principle " Pentagon pattern really built on simple trellis lines V. THE CIRCLE The circle gives no new plan but only curvilinear versions of the foregoing The wave a rounded zig-zag The honeycomb compressed circles "Segments of circles give scale pattern, a curvilinear variation upon diamond" The ogee The circle itself a scaffolding for design VI. THE EVOLUTION OF PATTERN Various starting points for the same pattern Six ways in which it might have been evolved The construction of sundry geometric diapers Influence of material upon design Some complex lattices VII. BORDERS What a border is "Includes frieze, pilster, frame, &c." Simplicity Short interval of repeat Flowing and broken borders Mere lines "Stop" borders" Frets Evolute Zig-zag Chevron Undulate Guilloche Interlacing Chain Strap Branching lines Spiral scroll Counterchange Intermittent borders Block border Panel border The S scroll Natural growth Enclosed borders "Fringes, &c." Strong and weak side of border Direction of border Corners and their influence upon design Circular and concentric borders VIII. PRACTICAL PATTERN PLANNING Possible and practicable lines of pattern construction Lines often fixed for the designer Conditions of production affect plan "Triangular plan, oriental" "Rectangular plan, western" Relation of one plan to the other Of triangular and octagonal repeat to rectangular Possibilities of the diamond Design regulated by proportions of repeat IX. THE TURNOVER A weaver's device Doubles width of pattern Exact turnover not desirable where conditions do not make it necessary Balance must be preserved Use of doubling over in border design Suited to stenciling and pouncing X. "THE "DROP" REPEAT" Scope given by drop repeat Designed on diamond lines And on the square Geometrically same result Practically different patterns Opportunity of carrying pattern beyond width of stuff Brick or masonry plan Octagonal plan Step pattern False drop XI. SMALLER REPEATS Width of repeat divisible into width of material Repeat two-thirds or two-fifths of width of material Full width repeat seeming smaller Variety in apparent uniformity Weavers' ways of doing it Same principle applied to larger design Method and haphazard More complicated system Other plans for disguising precise order of small repeats XII. SUNDRY SCAFFOLDINGS Importance of variety of plan Area of pattern not confined to area of repeat Excursions compensated by incursions Lines thus disguised "Wave-lines, turned over, result in ogee" Wave-lines result from working within narrow upright lines Uprightness of narrow repeats counteracted by lines across Diagonal wavelines to connect features forming horizontal band Designs obviously based upon slanting and horizontal lines Wave-line from side to side of broad repeat Scaffolding of an old Louis XVI. Pattern XIII. THE TURN-ROUND Unit of design may be turned part way round Unit of 6 by 6 inches results in repeat of 12 by 12 inches Works either on the straight or as a drop For radiating pattern a triangle half size of smaller square suffices for unit Fold and fold again Arab lattice pattern dissected XIV. HOW TO SET ABOUT DESIGN Free patterns planned on formal lines Features recur at intervals determined by unit of repeat Planning the only way to avoid unforseen effects Means of disguising formal lines Necessity for system Genesis of counter-change border Of geometric diaper How not to do it Detail not to be determined too soon Genesis of conventional floral pattern starting with the masses Of a drop pattern Of a pattern stating with line Of a floral pattern starting with distribution of flowers Of a velvet pattern starting with severe lines "Inhabited" pattern" Evolution of Italian arabesque pilaster Animal form in pattern Starting at a venture And from an idea Afterthoughts XV. TO PROVE A PATTERN The unit of design a repeat Repeat to be tested One repeat not enough to show how design works More must be indicated Test of roughing out on one plan and working out on another Accurate fit essential Proving to be done at early stage of design Test of cutting up drawing and rearranging the parts XVI. PATTERN PLANNING IN RELATION TO TECHNIQUE Dimensions of design determined by conditions of manufacture Possibilities in block printing Limitations in weaving Narrow repeat a condition of Sponging down Colour designs in colour from the first Colour as a help in complicated design Form and colour Design only a map of form and colour Precaution against self-deception The evolution of a design Tracing paper Accident Mechanical helps Hardness Precision essential Body colour Water colour Systematic use of mixed tints Working drawing only a means to an end. XIX. COLOUR Close connection between form and colour Effect of colour upon design Drawing should show not merely effect of colour but its plan A map of colour value and relation Differences that colour makes Casual colour Colour and material "Geometric form softened by colour, accidental or cunningly planned" Confusion of form by colour Emphasis of form by colour Change of colour in ground XX. THE INVENTION OF PATTERN Imitation and translation Memory and imagination Old-time content with tradition Modern self-consciousness Originality Conditions of to-day Inspiration How far nature helps The use of old work The designer and his trade The artist and his personality XXI. DEVELOPMENT OF PATTERN DESIGN - AN ADDITIONAL CHAPTER BY AMOR FENN. Sources of nineteenth-century design Augustus Welby Pugin and the Gothic revival Designs for the Houses of Parliament Mid Victorian vogue Owen Jones and ancient Western and Oriental art Bruce J. Talbert Edwin William Godwin William Morris The Art Workers' Guild Walter Crane Lewis F. Day C.F.A. Voysey Arts and Crafts Society E. W. Gimson L' art nouveau Continental designs "W. Lovatelli-Colombo, Paris" "Josef Hoffmann, Vienna" Futuristic influence Maurice Dufr


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