Introduction * 1. Flora: Specific; generic and multi-floral; Vegetal forms * 2. Fauna: Specific; Menagerie; Mythical Creatures * 3. Geometric: Linear; Curved; Grids and Knots; Composite * 4. Pictorial: The Huma Figure; Scenic; Travel; Household; Work; Play; Costume * 5. Abstract: Free Form; Optical; Camouflage; Scientific; Psychedelic; Signs and Symbols * Features on Designers
Over 1,500 of the world's most popular and influential patterns gathered together in a unique reference book
Elizabeth Wilhide is the author of many books on design and interiors, including William Morris: Decor and Design, Sir Edwin Lutyens: Design in the English Tradition, The Mackintosh Style, Surface and Finish and Scandinavian Home. Most recently, she was consultant editor and contributor to Design: The Whole Story, published by Thames & Hudson.