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contemporary fine craft • ceramic art• fiber art • industrial design • Fashion Design
Tiffany Studios’ Techniques: Inspiration
for Today’s Artists.
Edith Crouch. Explore
the creative media that master designer Louis
Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) and Tiffany Studios
in New York pioneered, coupled with related
masterpieces that followed by 17 contempo-
rary artists. Chapters cover Tiffany’s original
paintings and fine arts, stained glass windows
and lampshades, mosaics, favrile glass objects,
metalwork, enamels, and jewelry, shown in 560
color photographs.
Size:9"x12"•560colorphotos• Index•320pp.
contemporary fine crafts
Humor in Craft.
Brigitte Martin. What happens
when craft artists are allowed to explore their
mischievous and irreverent sides? Find out in this
groundbreaking book which reveals an entirely
different side of typically “serious” craft. A great
variety of traditional and non-traditional craft
techniques are shown together with artists’
commentary. This book is a treasure trove for
craft aficionados and humor enthusiasts alike.
On Body and Soul: Contemporary
Armor to Amulets.
Suzanne Ramljak.
The craft of making armor and amulets
has existed since prehistory and the
results found in art museums across
the globe. The work of contemporary
crafters showcased here in 200 photos
demonstrate the enduring artistry of the
forms and the role such objects can play
in safeguarding body and soul.
craft techniques
Natural Colors in Art.
Sandy Webster. Through
eredpigments intoavarietyofartistmediumsfrom
water-basedpaints, topastelsandoil/waxcrayons
casein solutions, printmaking inks, and even spun
Thisguidebook isawonderfulresourceforallartists,
craftspeople, journalers,andhobbyists.
Size:81/2"x11"•112 illustrations•64pp.
contemporary ceramic art
Ceramics Today.
Jeffrey B. Snyder,
editor. Meet 120 ceramic artists through
495 color photos of their work around
the globe. The ceramic artworks range
from small objects for use and ornamen-
tation to large-scale sculptures. • Size:
Schiffer LTD.
William Daley: Ceramic Artist.
Ruth Fine.
Retrospective of WilliamDaley’s ceramic art, 1950s
through the 2000s. Over 300 images display the
artwork, including commissions. Daley’s geometric
and exterior, volume and surface, form and symbol.
Their unglazed surfaces echo architectural spaces
and rhythms. Also included are Daley’s thoughts on
ceramic art and teaching the process, which he has
Wood-Fired Ceramics: 100 Contemporary
Amedeo Salamoni. Through over 500
color photos and personal statements, this book
showcases the contemporary ceramic artists who
use the labor intensive, unpredictable process
of wood-firing. Contact information, examples
of each artist’s work, kiln drawings, firing logs,
clay, glaze and slip formulas, and wood-firing
resources are included.
Pit Firing Ceramics: Modern Methods,
Ancient Traditions.
Dawn Whitehand. Pit
Firing is the first text to comprehensively ex-
plore the complex nature of pit firing based on
historical evidence and the artistic perspectives
of contemporary ceramicists. Included is a his-
torical chapter, a how-to chapter, and artist
profiles that showcase the pit fired ceramics
of modern practitioners. It will appeal to both
novice ceramicists and serious art historians
and collectors. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 180 b/w and
Fiber Art Today.
Carol K. Russell. A survey
of sculpture and wall art, portrayed in 335
images and text, recognizing the work of three
generations of fine artists who create a bound-
less range of expressive possibilities in textile
methods or materials. Weaving, crochet or
quilting techniques are employed, using looms,
needles, embroidery hoops, and bare hands to
create unique works of art.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3777-2 • hard cover • $50.00
Schiffer LTD
The Techniques and Art of Weaving: A
Basic Guide.
Marylène Brahic. Make placemats
for the kitchen table. Create a tapestry from
wool or a plaid scarf. Weave a rug or a jacket.
Weaving is a lost art form and this book brings
it back into the spotlight by offering history,
techniques, and DIY projects in an organized,
clear, and concise manner. This book is perfect
for both beginning and seasoned weavers
Frances L. Goodrich’s Brown Book
of Weaving Drafts.
Barbara Miller,
with Deb Schillo. A collection of tradi-
tional 18th and 19th century weaving
drafts in their original form gathered by
Frances L. Goodrich and illustrated in
over 160 color photos. It also contains
over 200 valuable modern translations
of the same drafts for use by today’s
weavers. • Size: 12" x 9" • 169 color &
208b/wphotos•192pp.• ISBN:978-0-
Weaving a Chronicle.
Judith Poxson Fawkes.
Over 90 color photos display tapestries by the
artist created using double weave, inlay, and
pattern weave techniques. The tapestries are
organized chronologically and detail stories of the
competitive/collaborative nature of commissions
integral to the creation of many tapestries. The
history of each of the 98 tapestries displayed
is provided.
Hooked Rug Storytelling: The Art of Heath-
er Ritchie.
Lesley Mary Close. 370 photos and
insightful text introduce readers to renowned
rug-maker, Heather Ritchie, her hooked rugs
and unique style. Valuable insights into her
techniques are shared, which transform a basic
handicraft into an art form of great subtlety. Over
twenty of her “memory rugs” are displayed and
discussed in detail.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 332 color & 38 b/w photos •
Combining Rug Hooking & Braiding: Ba-
sics, Borders, & Beyond.
Kris McDermet,
Christine Manges, and Dianne Tobias. The go-
to book on rug hooking and braiding skills for
all fiber artists, especially those looking for a
comprehensive guide to combining the two arts
into fascinating and ornate projects. Includes
beginning-to-end projects: tote bag, chair pad,
and a trivet.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 550+ illustrations • 272 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3789-5 • hard cover • $49.99
Industrial design
MichelZumbrunn&UrsSchmid. In2009,
the Hamburg Automuseum Prototyp
organized a special two-month exhibit
The exhibition included such automotive
1940 BMWMille Miglia Touring Coupe,
the Mercedes-Benz C111/III, Porsche's 356 Pre-A coupe, and the World Record
Volkswagen, to name just a few. • Size: 12" x 9" • 142 color photos • 324 pp. •
Design Chronicles: Significant Mass-Pro-
duced Designs of the 20th Century.
Gantz, FIDSA. Design stories of everyday “stuff,”
from cars to Dustbusters, phonographs to DVDs,
that makes our lives easier, more exciting, and
more comfortable. Descriptive vignettes and over
400 illustrations of popular 20th century culture.
Each year is an illustrated double-page spread.
Size:9"x12"•400+ illustrations
Index • 256 pp.
fashion design
Emerging Fashion Designers.
Sally Cong-
don-Martin. 285 color photos of new clothing
designs appear as drawings and finished outfits
on models. The best student work comes from
sixteen fashion design programs. Over 100
talented designers now entering the fashion
industry are included. Inspirations for the designs
and materials used are listed for each garment
Emerging Fashion Designers 2.
Sally Cong-
don-Martin. Including over 300 color images, this
secondeditionpicksupwherethefirst leftoff,spot-
lightinggarmentsand illustrationsforeveningwear,
menswear, children’s wear, sportswear, and more.
Included isacollectionofbrightandoriginaldesigns
alphabeticallyand indexedbyschool.
Emerging Fashion Designers 3.
Sally Cong-
don-Martin. Over 100 recent graduates from 16
uniqueand innovativegarmentsand illustrationsfor
and more. The text includes a brief dossier of each
youngdesigner, including inspirationandmaterials.
Thedesignersare listedalphabeticallyand indexed
232 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4029-1 • hard cover
Emerging Fashion Designers 4.
Sally Cong-
18 premier fashion design programs in the United
States. With over 300 color images, this edition
brings the freshperspectiveof thenextgeneration
of young designers to the forefront via beautifully
for eveningwear, menswear, lingerie, sportswear,
Europe: Rising Fashion Designers.
Gottelier. In concise text and 490 vibrant color
photos, discover the current and emerging trends
in European fashion design. Students from top
schools present their premier work, fashions
that are sure to inspire readers and fire their
imaginations. Top-flight fashion design colleges
and universities from England, Scotland, Ireland,
Sweden, and the Netherlands, participated in
this fascinating project.
Size:81/2"x11"•490colorphotos•200 pp.
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