Carefully selected from a rare 1905 French tile catalog, this splendid full-color collection of tile designs features scores of eye-catching motifs. A valuable resource for today's artists and designers, this volume of authentic images can also serve as inspiration for craftspeople working in a variety of areas.
The 250 illustrations include panels and borders of all sizes, decorated with lotus blossoms, lilies-of-the-valley, irises, and other delicate florals; multicolored designs promoting meat markets, dairies, and other commercial establishments; decorative wall tiles for bathrooms; stenciled friezes with ornate floral and foliate motifs; vibrantly colored enameled squares; geometrics; and much more.
Rich in Art Nouveau flavor and elegance, these versatile copyright-free designs not only constitute an invaluable archive of usable art and design inspiration but also a magnificent browsing book for lovers of the decorative arts.
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