å Chinese Lattice Designs (Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series, 5-6.
) ï Was looking for lattice designs to incorporate into furniture, window treatments and doors.
This book got me going and going Now I have great classic lattice designs built into my home.
Craft Design Excelled In The Manipulation Of Geometric Space And Reached Its Highest Point In The Design Of Window Lattices On Chinese Houses Long Recognized As An Important Folk Art, Window Lattices Have Been Generally Neglected As An Art Form And This Book Is The First Work On The Subject Since The Th Century Fortunately, It Is Also The Definitive Work On The Subject, And Though No Book Can Present A Complete Coverage Of Chinese Lattice, This Book Is A Great Classic Study And An Incredibly [Daniel Sheets Dye] ✓ Chinese Lattice Designs (Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series, 5-6.
) [zambia PDF] Ebook Epub Download ☆ Rich Source Of Design For WesternersMore Than Designs Are Shown Here, Arranged In A Clear System Of Classification That Includes Areas Of Related Design Borders, Brackets, Tail Pieces, And So On The Lattices Are Classified According To One Basic Figure Or Concept, And The Hundreds Of Beautiful Design Variations Fall Into Only Categories Parallelogram, Octagon Or Octagon Square, Hexagon, Single Focus Frames, Double Focus Frames, Triple Focus Frames, Quintuple Focus Frames, No Focus Frames, Wedge Lock, Presentation, Out Lock, In Out Bound, The Han Line, Parallel Waves, Opposed Waves, Recurving Wave, Loop Continued, Like Swastikas A Buddhist Symbol , Unlike Swastikas, Central Ju I, Allover Ju I, S Scroll, U Scroll, Rustic Ice Ray, Symmetrical Ice Ray, And Square And Round Each Category Is Introduced In Sections At The Front In Addition, There Is Usually A Short Description For Each Design And Every Design Is Designated By Name, Location, And Approximate Date Of ConstructionProfessor Dye Spent Over Years Studying And Copying Lattices All Over China, And Because Of The Ravages Of Time And Changing Cultural Values, This Collection Can Probably Never Be Duplicated Balanced, Intricate, Sometimes Asymmetrical, Usually Harmonious, These Lattice Designs Present A Wealth Of Material For The Western Commercial Artist, Textile Designer, Pattern Maker, And Craftsman Reflecting Their Chinese Heritage, These Designs Are Universal And Can Be Used Almost Anywhere An amazing book full of illustrations Great inspiration for making patterns, Zen doodles, miscellaneous composing.
Now, I see Chinese lattice motifs in EVERYTHING from bed sheets to planter boxes to area rugs, after reading this book Excellent pictures with names of pattern and city building in China where the author found the lattice example.
This book is well organized with descriptions of each style and sub style of latice designs.