New books, Autumn term – Part 1

V&A Pattern

Each V&A Pattern book is an introduction to the Victoria and Albert Museum’s extraordinary diverse collection.  The museum has more than three million designs for textiles , decorations, wallpapers and prints; some well-known, others less so.   This series explores pattern-making in all its forms, across the world and through the centuries.  The books are intended to be both beautiful and useful – showing patterns to enjoy in their own right and as inspiration for new design.  There is a compact dics at the back of each book, which invites you to appreciate the ingenuity of the designs, and the endless possibilities for their application.  And here are some samples …

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Heal’s

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Modern British Designers

     

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Sanderson 1954-74

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