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Decorative Tiles Throughout the Ages Hans Van Lemmen

Decorative Tiles Throughout the Ages

Hans Van Lemmen

Published 1997
ISBN : 9781858912844
Paperback
63 pages
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Decorative tiles for floors and walls are enjoying a revival among interior designers who frequently look to tiles of the past for inspiration. The twenty-six examples in this collection illustrate the imaginative development of hand-painted tiles inMoreDecorative tiles for floors and walls are enjoying a revival among interior designers who frequently look to tiles of the past for inspiration. The twenty-six examples in this collection illustrate the imaginative development of hand-painted tiles in Europe from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, and show how craftsmen changed their designs and created innovative decorative techniques through the ages. From the earliest medieval mosaic tiles to popular Dutch delftware and favorite Victorian and Edwardian designs, this is an intriguing book that will appeal to designers and historians as well as to the general reader.