Adornment originated in the fourteenth century as the action of making someone of something attractive by adding decoration. It is also those details in design that creative evocative rooms, intriguing structures, and beautiful landscapes. The Art of Adornment is lavishly illustrated with design patterns from the art of Christopher Dresser and "adorned" with quotes about good design and embellishment. It"s the perfect gift for anyone who understands that "the gods are in the details."
• A celebration in quote and pattern of a 14th century art.
•Design patterns of Christopher Dresser with quotations on design and embellishment.
40 colour photographs