Allen, Jeanne: Designer's Guide to Japanese Patterns
Book Number: 002179
Chronicle Books San Francisco 1988 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [130pps] Small tear along top edge otherwise as new, Designer's Guide to Japanese Patterns surveys 136 Japanese pattern dating from the Heian period to the present day. Used in fine art, textiles, printed paper, and lacquerware. The text gives the history and name of each pattern, its use today and how it may be used by designers in different ways.