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Albert Racinet’s L’Ornement Polychrome (1869–73)

Adam Green - July 5, 2018 in architecture, art, design, ornament, Ornaments

Highlights from a visual record in 100 plates of the decorative arts from antiquity to the eighteenth century.

Albert Racinet’s L’Ornement Polychrome (1869–73)

Adam Green - July 5, 2018 in architecture, art, design, ornament, Ornaments

Highlights from a visual record in 100 plates of the decorative arts from antiquity to the eighteenth century.

Adeline Harris Sears’ Autographs Quilt (1856–ca.1863)

Adam Green - March 1, 2018 in abraham lincoln, autographs, celebrity, charles dickens, Craft, design, Needlework, patterns, quilt, quilting, quilts, quiltwork, Ralph Waldo Emerson, signatures

Wonderful trompe l'oeil tumbling block design quilt incorporating signatures from such luminaries as Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rembrandt Peale, and Abraham Lincoln (one of eight American presidents represented).

Adeline Harris Sears’ Autographs Quilt (1856–ca.1863)

Adam Green - March 1, 2018 in abraham lincoln, autographs, celebrity, charles dickens, Craft, design, Needlework, patterns, quilt, quilting, quilts, quiltwork, signatures

Wonderful trompe l'oeil tumbling block design quilt incorporating signatures from such luminaries as Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rembrandt Peale, and Abraham Lincoln (one of eight American presidents represented).

Adeline Harris Sears’ Autographs Quilt (1856–ca.1863)

Adam Green - March 1, 2018 in abraham lincoln, autographs, celebrity, charles dickens, Craft, design, Needlework, patterns, quilt, quilting, quilts, quiltwork, Ralph Waldo Emerson, signatures

Wonderful trompe l'oeil tumbling block design quilt incorporating signatures from such luminaries as Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rembrandt Peale, and Abraham Lincoln (one of eight American presidents represented).

Adeline Harris Sears’ Autographs Quilt (1856–ca.1863)

Adam Green - March 1, 2018 in abraham lincoln, autographs, celebrity, charles dickens, Craft, design, Needlework, patterns, quilt, quilting, quilts, quiltwork, Ralph Waldo Emerson, signatures

Wonderful trompe l'oeil tumbling block design quilt incorporating signatures from such luminaries as Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rembrandt Peale, and Abraham Lincoln (one of eight American presidents represented).

Details from Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss (1908)

Adam Green - February 6, 2018 in design, gold, gustav klimt, kissing, pattern, the kiss, Vienna

Celebrating the centenary of Gustav Klimt's death with a selection of close-ups from his most famous painting.

Details from Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss (1908)

Adam Green - February 6, 2018 in design, gold, gustav klimt, kissing, pattern, the kiss, Vienna

Celebrating the centenary of Gustav Klimt's death with a selection of close-ups from his most famous painting.

Details from Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss (1908)

Adam Green - February 6, 2018 in design, gold, gustav klimt, kissing, pattern, the kiss, Vienna

Celebrating the centenary of Gustav Klimt's death with a selection of close-ups from his most famous painting.

The “Salad Oil Style” of Jan Toorop

Adam Green - November 21, 2017 in advertisements, art nouveau, design, graphic design, jan toorop, posters

Selection of Dutch artist Jan Toorop's distinctive works, designs featuring highly stylised figures, embedded in complex curvilinear designs, with his dynamic line showing influence from his Javanese roots.