This unique study of the distinctive colorful geometric mosaics created in hundreds of late medieval buildings in Rome and environs (and such far-flung locations as Westminster Abbey) by a group of artisans called the Cosmati is a treasure trove of information and pattern for art and architectural historians and designers in every medium.
Buy Cosmatesque Ornament book by Paloma Pajares-Ayuela from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(308mm x 221mm x 28mm)
WW Norton & Co
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Author Biography - Paloma Pajares-Ayuela
A winner of the Rome Prize, Paloma Pajares-Ayuela, is an architect and author. In addition to her professional practice and writing, Dr. Pajares has held a number of teaching positions in the United States and Europe, including at the Yale School of Architecture.