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|Publisher:||Published by BLACK DOG [email protected] (2007); New Edition edition (2007)|
statement of responsibility: by Owen Jones; illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred folio plates, drawn on stone by F. Bedford, and printed in colours by Day and Son. Added . What an inspiring book and very good quality scans.
Grammar of Ornament was Owen Jones’ design masterpiece. First published in 1856, the lavish folio highlighted stunning patterns, motifs and ornaments in 112 illustrated plates. Each intricate illustration explored design principles behind the architecture, textiles, manuscripts and decorative arts of 19 diverse cultural periods, with a final chapter revelling in the glory of the natural world. Grammar of Ornament was a monumental publishing project that achieved standards of colour printing never seen before. It is still in print 150 years later, testament to its enduring design appeal
The Grammar of Ornament. cary collection, rochester institute of technology. The Grammar of Ornament. The Decorative Arts arise from, and Beauty of form is produced by lines should properly be attendant upon, Ar- g r o w i n g o u t o n e f r o m t h e o t h e r i n chitecture. gradual undulations : there are no excrescences ; nothing could be removed P R O P O S. I T I O N 2. Architectu re is the material expression a n d l e a v e t h e d e s i g n e q u a l l y g o o d o r of the wants, the faculties, and the senti- better. ments, of the age in which it is created.
This classic book is considered the definitive guide to ornamental design. Containing over 2, 000 original engravings complete with informative and insightful descriptions. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Only 17 left in stock (more on the way).
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book by S. & T. Gilbert, Owen Jones. Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections (en) book by S. Gilbert, Owen Jones (en); boek (nl). Category for images from the book: Author. Owen Jones (1809–1874).