From June 18 to July 3, 2016, 100 kilometers east of Milan and 200 kilometers west of Venice, thousands of people will walk on water. The Floating Piers by Christo and Jeanne-Claude deploys 70,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric above a modular floating dock system of 220,000 high-density ..
In this age of emails, texts, and instant messages, receiving a letter has become a rare treat. Engraved stationery can make a piece of correspondence, whether a short note, formal letter, or business card, even more special. Once an integral part of social life, the use of engraved stationery has b..
For ages silverware has been the source of inspiraton for many an artist. The trade reached an unprecedented level thanks to religious silver ware. Unfortunately, orders dropped away in the course of the twentieth-century. More and more studios had to close their doors, and monumental silver were fa..
What started out as a hobby or a way of simply making a living has blossomed into a professional career for Damien Koh. He has grown into an internationally acclaimed floral artist who is highly sought after for demonstrations and lectures. Damien has toured more than 30 cities both in Asia and in..
From the Middle Ages to contemporary times, decorative art can be defined by the artistic materials, designs, and objects used in both architecture and interior design. Similar to many art forms, decorative art continued to evolve...
Designing and Printing Textiles follows the creative process of designing patterns from the beginning, when sourcing ideas, through to the final production of high-quality designs and textiles. The book provides ideas and practical information easily accessible to textile students and designers, but..
Caricature is an old-age art form that uses exaggeration to make a satirical or humorous point. It is, however, underpinned by strong technical principles. 'Drawing Caricatures' explains those principles through step-by-step instruction moving from observation to simple aspects of drawing, and then ..
Though he is most famous for his engravings, Albrecht Durer (1471-1528) was also a master painter and draftsman whose work exemplifies the spirit of German art. Durer's importance in the German High Renaissance was such that he can be considered to embody the movement entirely. His visits to Italy (..