The Grammar of ornament: Illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament

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9780760707685: The Grammar of ornament: Illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament

First published in 1856, this re-issue includes the complete text and fine artworks from the original book. All styles of ornamental decoration are covered: Egyptian, Persian, Greek, Roman, Indian, Chinese. It also contains the Manifesto of Design that inspired design greats like William Morris.

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This CD is the first reprinting of the complete folio edition since it was originally released in 1856. The text is live, and can be searched and copied freely from the book. All of the book's text, illustrations and graphic files are Royalty-Free and can be used for any application by the buyer. The CD will run on PC's under Windows 3.1, 3.11, 95 and NT, and on Mac and Power Mac under System 7.0 or later.

About the Author:

Owen Jones was an architect and designer who taught at the South Kensington School of Design, London, during the 1850s and served as joint architect of the Great Exhibition of 1851. The following year he was appointed Director of Decorations for the new Crystal Palace exhibition in Sydenham, south London. The Grammar of Ornament, his legacy to designers, quickly acquired the status of a classic. He died in 1874. Iain Zaczek, who has contributed the commentaries, is an art historian who graduated from Wadham College, Oxford University, and the Courtauld Institute, London. He has written on a wide variety of topics, but his special interest is in nineteenth-century art. He is the author of The Essential William Morris, The Essential Art Deco, and The Art of Illuminated Manuscripts.

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Editore: Barnes & Noble Books (1997)
ISBN 10: 0760707685 ISBN 13: 9780760707685
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Descrizione libro Barnes & Noble Books, 1997. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110760707685

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