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New books on display until 13th July



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More new books for those interested in textiles are currently on display on the 2nd Floor of Llandaff Library.

Four more titles in the Batsford Series:Publication1

Another extraordinary and very specialised book is on display –pleatsComplete Pleats by Paul Jackson: Pleating Techniques for Fashion Design and Architecture, which also comes with a DVD featuring 23 videos of pleating techniques.


Check the library catalogue Metsearch for more details or to reserve any books.  These will be on display until June 14th after which time they can be borrowed

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New books: Textiles

Batsford publications: Text in Textile Art by Sara Impey, Mark-making in Textile Art by Helen Parrott, New Ideas in Fusing Fabric by Margaret Beal and Stitch draw by Rosie James are new additions to Cardiff Met’s library.

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They are currently on display on the 2nd floor of Llandaff Library.


All books are on display until Monday 16th May after which time they can be borrowed. Items can be reserved by using the library catalogue METSEARCH.

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New Books: Textiles, Print & Colour

digital textile design Digital Textile Design by Melanie Bowles

color The Secret Language of Color by John Eckstut and Arielle Eckstut


Contemporary American Print Makers by E Ashley Rooney & Stephanie Standish

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Textile Design in the Digital Age: The Print Revolution by Tamasin Doe

These new books are on display on the 2nd floor of Llandaff Library until Wednesday 13th April. If you would like to read more about them, or place a reservation, follow the links to the library catalogue METSEARCH

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New Books: Textiles


In 1764, British Customs confiscated a book containing hundreds of silk samples of different qualities from French agents who were attempting to sell them illegally in London. The merchant’s sample book acquired in 1972 by the V & A may be this very book, a fascinating record of the eighteenth-century French and English silk industries and their commercial practices…

…follow the link to the library catalogue to read more about this beautiful book.


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Print: Fashion, Interiors, Art

Print is an exciting and dynamic area of design, with new analogue and digital technologies opening up a wealth of creative possibilities for designers in textile and non-textile media. Witty, hyperreal and luxurious print designs are being used by fashion designers and in interiors, while artists are harnessing the technology in their work to stunning effect. This showcase of the best printed textiles from around the world is divided into three key areas: fashion, interiors and art.

These are on display until 17th February.






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New books: patterns, textiles & design

peggy designing patterns richard tuttle Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter

Designing Patterns

Richard Tuttle: I don’t know. The Weave of Textile Language







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Textiles & Fashion: Exploring Printed Textiles, Knitwear, Embroidery, Menswear & Womenswear

The Wallpaper Book

Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection

History of Design: Decorative Arts & Material Culture 1400 – 2000



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These new books are currently on display on the 2nd floor of Llandaff library. Follow the links to the library catalogue for more information or to place a reservation. Available to borrow from 24th June.

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New books

These are on display until Wednesday 21st  for you to browse, enjoy and reserve if you wish. Follow the links to the catalogue to see more information about each item.

Textiles . . . . .








 Fashion Illustration School                     Stitch, Cloth, Shimmer & Shine


Printmaking . . . .









Hockney Printmaker                            Edvard Munch: A Genious of Printmaking

and also . . . . .


Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye


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Publics and Counterpublics

The Art & Craft of Richard Woods

The Politics of Aesthetics

Troika®, 63-83

How Architecture Works: A Humanist’s Toolkit

Christopher Wood

Art Inc: The Essential Guide for Building your Career as an Artist

Marking Language

The Global Art Compass

Canan Tolon, sidesteps

100 Works of art that will define our age

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