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Architectural Ceramics
By Hans van Lemmen

Architectural Ceramics

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Architectural Ceramics by Hans van Lemmen

Book Description

This book charts the history of architectural ceramics, focusing on practical and decorative applications, on architects, designers and manufacturers, and on styles and techniques of production and decoration.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747805175
ISBN-10: 0747805172
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 150mm x 4mm)
Pages: 40
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Hans van Lemmen

Art Deco Tiles by Hans van Lemmen Art Deco Tiles, Paperback (September 2012)

Art Deco was arguably the twentieth century's popular and memorable design movement, and has come to define the inter-war period with its clean sleek lines, streamlined shapes, bold abstract forms and bright colours. This book charts the impact of this style on the production of tiles and architectural faience in Britain.

Art Nouveau Tiles by Hans van Lemmen Art Nouveau Tiles, Paperback (August 2008)

Art Nouveau is characterised by its ornamental curvilinear design and use of sinuous line and vibrant colour. This book charts the impact of this style on the tile industry in Britain, showing how tiles were made and decorated. It employs photographs of tiles to examine the range of floral, animal and human subject matter found on the tiles.

Coade Stone by Hans van Lemmen Coade Stone, Paperback (February 2006)

The Coade stone factory in London was active between 1769 and 1840. Coade stone was fired clay made using a special formula, but it was marketed as 'artificial stone'. This book charts the history of Coade stone, the techniques of production, the sculptors who provided designs, and the architects who used it.

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Author Biography - Hans van Lemmen

Hans van Lemmen taught for many years at Leeds Metropolitan University. He is an established authority on the history of tiles and has lectured on the subject in Britain and elsewhere. He is a founder member and presently publications editor of the British Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society and has written other books on tiles for the Shire list.

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