Is it too early to begin spring cleaning the collections? Not when you find treasures such as these . . . .
This ephemera will be integrated into the existing collection of Cardiff School of Art & Design materials in the library’s Special Collections at Llandaff.
Included are exhibition and degree show catalogues, prospectuses, posters, recordings and also slides of students’ work.
To make an appointment to access material in the Special Collections, please email SpecialCollections@cardiffmet.ac.uk
The new display of Art and Design books in the Library includes titles that explore the use of felt in the world of Fashion. There are also books that focus on branding and promotion.
Llandaff Library is rich with resources to support the exciting new CSAD natural dye garden project. To whet your appetite we’ve put a few of them on display on the 2nd floor of the library. Here’s a taster. . . . .
A Weaver’s Garden: Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and Fibers by Rita Buchanan
Dominique Cardon: Natural Dyes.
The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern Use, by J N Liles.
Indigo by Jenny Balfour-Paul
Natural Dyes by Linda Rudkin. Eco Colour by India Flint. Plant Dyes and Dyeing by John & Margaret Cannon.
Shibori: The inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing.
Click on the links to take you to the library catalogue Metsearch where you can read more about them and search for other books and journals of interest. You can search by the shelfmark too. Try these for books about dyes, dye plants and the use of dyes with textiles:
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