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At the turn of the last century, Art Nouveau, characterised by its richly ornamental curvilinear design and use of sinuous line and vibrant colour, held sway as the dominant style in architecture and design - a style that defined the Edwardian period, with its departure from more formal Victorian styles. This book charts the impact of this sensuous new style on the tile industry in Britain, showing how tiles were made and decorated, and using photographs of tiles, individually and in situ, to examine the diverse range of floral, animal and human subject matter found on Art Nouveau tiles that make them now so appealing to collectors and design historians.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747806820
ISBN-10: 0747806829
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 149mm x 5mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Hans van Lemmen

Hans van Lemmen taught for many years at Leeds Metropoltan University, is President of the Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society, and writes extensively about tiles and architectural ceramics. His books for Shire inlcude Victorian Tiles, Twentieth Century Tiles, and Achitectural Ceramics.

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