Ornament

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  1. Book ImageFigures in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City

    Robert Arthur King

    A delightful collection of quirky faces, figures, and creatures that adorn New York City buildings.More

  2. Book ImageNew York Neon

    Thomas E. Rinaldi

    A brilliant visual tour and history of that iconic element of the cityscape: the neon sign.More

  3. Book ImageAnimals in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City

    Robert Arthur King

    A delightful collection of creatures that adorn New York City buildings.More

  4. Book ImageFaces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City

    Robert Arthur King, Allison Silver

    A delightful collection of quirky faces and figures that people New York City buildings.More

  5. Book ImageTrompe L'Oeil: Italy Ancient and Modern

    Martin Benad, Ursula E. Benad

    For centuries Italy has exuded a mythical aura: in no other country do antiquity and modernity, history, art, landscape, and the graceful art of living seem to merge and coexist with such simple elegance as in this land steeped in over two millennia of cultural heritage.More

  6. Book ImageBuilding Details

    Frank M. Snyder, Peter Pennoyer, Anne Walker

    Between 1906 and 1914, New York architect Frank M. Snyder published Building Details, a serial produced in twelve parts over eight years.More

  7. Book ImageTheory of Mouldings

    C. Howard Walker, Richard Sammons

    With the revival of interest in traditional design, practitioners, students, and historians have begun to study and use the vocabulary of forms that so enriched our architectural heritage.More

  8. Book ImageTrompe L'Oeil: Grisaille: Architecture & Drapery

    Martin Benad, Ursula E. Benad

    All trompe l’oeil painting uses light and shadow to create illusory forms and surfaces.More

  9. Book ImageThe Art of Rockefeller Center

    Christine Roussel

    The definitive full-color art guide to a New York City landmark visited by 75 million people each year.More

  10. Book ImageClassic French Wrought Iron: Twelfth–Nineteenth Century

    Raymond Lecoq, Gregory Bruhn

    From grilles and gates to balconies and complex lock and key mechanisms, this book traces the successive styles of decorative French ironwork over its 700-year development.
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  11. Book ImageTrompe L'Oeil: Sky and Sea

    Martin Benad, Ursula E. Benad

    Sky and sea are the trompe l'oeil painter's favorite motifs for contemporary interiors.More

  12. Book ImageHandbook of Decorative Motifs

    Birthe Koustrup

    Four-color ornamental illustrations fill the pages of Handbook of Decorative Motifs, offering a lively catalog of inspired design ideas and models for decorative painters, interior designers, and craftspeople.More

  13. Book ImageAmerican Art Deco: Modernistic Architecture and Regionalism

    Carla Breeze

    A lavishly illustrated survey of American Art Deco architecture.
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  14. Book ImageTrompe L'Oeil: Panels and Panoramas

    Yannick Guegan

    From the coauthor of the best-selling Handbook of Painted Decoration comes this advanced exploration of trompe l’oeil art and technique.More

  15. Book ImageCosmatesque Ornament: Flat Polychrome Geometric Patterns in Architecture

    Paloma Pajares-Ayuela

    "Paloma Pajares-Ayuela's richly illustrated study of the late medieval type of architectural ornament known as Cosmatesque is a welcome addition to the literature on this subject."—Nexus Network JournalMore

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