Fit for a Queen: Her Majesty Queen Sirikit s Creations by BalmainA tribute to a unique collaboration which led to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand being voted one of the world s most beautiful and best dressed womenThis beautiful book by well-known textile historian and conservateur Melissa Lev..
Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art: 20 YearsMexico accounts for one of the richest and most diverse folk arts in the world. The artisans´ mastery in different materials such as clay, wood, stone, textiles, metals, leather and plant fibers reflects an aura of genius and creativity that has been passed..
Handmade Carpet: A Comprehensive Guide to Contemporary RugsFor the first time, a lavishly illustrated book shows how traditional handmade rugs and carpets have become vehicles for contemporary trends and used in interior design and home decorationThe authors’ work in journalism and rug production ov..
Haute BordureThis book presents embroidery in fashion. It includes clothes and accessories that were made or worn in the Netherlands from the late 16th century until today, and range from 18th-century men’s waistcoats to Roaring Twenties dresses and the latest creations by Gucci and Balmain. Readers..
Historische Spitzen: Die Leopold-Ilké-Sammlung im Textilmuseum St. Gallen The first publication on the collection of Leopold Iklé presenting handmade lace from over 400 yearsFull size images showing bobbin lace and needlepoint in detail, supplemented by an appendix giving additional technical i..
Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and IndiaImperial Threads brings a new perspective to Islamic art by exploring the connection between four major dynasties―the Ottoman (1299–1923), Timurid (1370–1507), Safavid (1501–1736) and Mughal (1526–1857) empires―that mark the start of t..
Indian Textiles: 1,000 Years Of Art And DesignThe book features items from one of the world’s foremost private collections of Indian textiles, the Karun Thakar Collection, together with key pieces from two recently united American collections, The Textile Museum and the Cotsen Textile Traces Study C..
Jan Taminiau Jan Taminiau (1975, Goirle, the Netherlands) is one of the leading fashion designers in the NetherlandsThis book chronicles the depth of his work, focusing on dozens of his masterpieces“Couture isn’t about reality or wearability, it is freedom of thinking, my atelier, like a lab, i..
Japanese Buddhist Textiles: Textiles Bouddhiques JaponaisThis volume gathers together, for the first time, a group of 121 Japanese Buddhist textiles dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, housed in the Baur Foundation, the Museum of far Eastern Art, in GenevaThis is the twelfth in a series of volu..
Kenzo TakadaAn exclusive look-book of hand-colored sketches and personal photographs from the archives of Japanese fashion designer Kenzo TakadaIncludes hundreds of sketches and personal photographs which offer an insider’s perspective on his career, creative process, and visionFeatures a stunning c..