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A spectacular visual history of ceramic tiles from around the globe and throughout the centuries.
This striking book congregates a comprehensive collection of ceramic tiles from around the globe and explores their abundant history, function, and ornamental qualities. For centuries, tiles have actually been utilized for both practical and visual functions on the fac ¸ ades and interiors of structures. Discovered in a wide range of shapes, sizes, colors, and styles– varying from intricate geometrical Islamic patterns to metaphorical seventeenth-century delftware– tiles are amongst the most different ceramic items.
This glamorous source book, curated by the acclaimed studio Here Style, is arranged chronologically and includes tiles in every range of shape, showing each private tile type and its total laid pattern in vibrant color. Tiles are likewise revealed in situ around the globe and at various durations in their exceptional history. The Tile Book is a stunning mosaic, with colors and patterns that will boost and motivate.
320 color illustrations
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