Art forms

    Art of Decorative Design

    By Christopher Dresser

    Paperback £21.92

    Christopher Dresser 1834-1904 was arguably the first British industrial designer, working in a variety of media, and this 1862 work was his most influential book. Highly illustrated, it describes how to incorporate ornament into design, and encouraged the rising middle classes to decorate their homes themselves.

    Abbas Akhavan

    By Omar Kholeif

    Paperback £12.63

    Painting Imaginary Flowers

    By Sandrine Pelissier

    Paperback £13.85

    Working from imagination is a fun way to create unique art. Kick off your imagination with six chapters and fifteen demonstrations, beginning with abstract backgrounds and followed by guidance on finding outlines and shapes.

    Odin Teatret Archives

    By Mirella Schino

    Paperback £36.41

    The Odin Teatret Archives presents collections from the archives of one of the foremost reference points in global theatre. Letters, notes, work diaries, articles, and a wealth of photographs all chart the daily activity that underpins the life of Odin Teatret, telling the adventurous, complex stories which have produced the...

    Robert Storr: Interviews On Art

    By Robert Storr

    Hardback £28.71

    'Interviews' collates, in a single volume, the major body of interviews conducted by the revered American critic and curator Robert Storr, encompassing engaging discussions with some of the most renowned names in the artworld over the last two centuries.

    Mythical Beasts: An Artist's Field Guide to Designing Fantas

    Paperback £20.45

    Learn to draw mythical and fantasy beasts with 3dtotal Publishing's essential compendium of 30 different fantasy creatures.

    RHS Flowers The Watercolour Art Pad

    By Rachel Pedder-Smith

    Paperback £11.45

    Learn to become a botanical artist with this beautiful guided creativity book created in collaboration with the RHS.

    Draw ANYTHING with Felt-Tip Pens & Markers

    By Holly Wales

    Paperback £8.45

    Discover your drawing and creative skills with this fun-packed book, designed to take your pack of pens further.

    World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti

    By Rafael Schacter

    Paperback £13.26

    From Steve Powers in Philadelphia to Banksy in Bristol, and from Blek le Rat and JR in Paris to Os Gemeos in Brazil and Drewfunk in Australia, The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti is the first ever geographical survey of urban art. â Now updated and reissued in...

    Artists' Spoons & Related Table Cutlery

    By Simon Moore

    Paperback £60.00

    This fully colour illustrated work covers the most artistically progressive period for British table cutlery between 1870 and 1940, and maps its evolution through a series of artistic periods, including Art Deco and the Arts & Crafts revival, to the present day.

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