Browse categories
  1. The arts/
  2. Art forms/
  3. Textile artworks/
  4. Textile artworks: carpets & rugs

Most popular Textile artworks: carpets & rugs books

The most popular Textile artworks: carpets & rugs books currently available. Updated weekly.
Der Handgeknupfte Teppich: Ein Umfassender Aktueller UEberblick UEber Handgemachte Teppiche
The revolution in design, production and use of handmade carpets has turned this traditional craft into a global fashion product, a process that the authors report on from first-hand experience.
Hook, Loop and Lock: Create Fun and Easy Locker Hooked Projects
Features projects and patterns for more than 25 locker hooking projects. This work introduces the reader to locker hooking, from traditional to innovative techniques, and is given instructions for a variety of projects including ornaments, lamps, tote bags, rugs, game boards, iPod holders and more.
Carpets from Islamic Lands
Suitable for modern admirers of oriental carpets, this book features forty classical carpets held in the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, along with several important pre-Islamic carpet fragments. It describes collections in the context of history of Islamic art, recounting carpets stories and celebrating their intricate designs and craftsmanship.
Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A Fifteenth-century Spanish Carpet
Walking on Art: Explorations in Carpet Design
Explores contemporary carpet design from a practitioner's viewpoint. This book introduces the traditional methods that create the carpets, and how the conventions can be manipulated to create stunning effects. It shows the steps - from inspiration to making, that lie behind any design.
Qarajeh to Quba: Rugs and Flatweaves from East Azarbayjan and the Transcaucasus
Featuring previously unseen and unpublished material from a highly regarded collection, with design by top UK graphic designer Misha Anikst, and photography by the USA's leading specialist carpet-textile photographer, Don Tuttle.
V&A - Persian Textiles Wall Calendar 2019 (Art Calendar)
The Art of Fine Gifts: This stunning calendar brings together images of 12 fascinating and beautiful Persian textiles from V&A collections, in all their intense colours and exquisite detail. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
Der Handgeknupfte Teppich: Ein Umfassender Aktueller UEberblick UEber Handgemachte Teppiche
For the first time, a lavishly illustrated book shows how traditional handmade rugs and carpets have become vehicles for contemporary trends and used in interior design and home decoration.
Persian Flatweaves
Comprehensive book on tribal and rustic floor covers in Iran. Exceptional illustrations numerous background images and maps showing the location of each group of floor covers. It explores the creativity and skill that these flatweaves embody, making them works of art.
Tribal Rugs: Treasures of the Black Tent
New edition of the seminal work on this subject contains new high quality photographs. Written by a renowned expert who boasts unparalleled insight into the weaving process and the meanings behind the complex motifs within the rugs.
Persian Carpet Tradition: Six Centuries of Design Evolution
Miniature paintings unlock the door to a thorough re-examination of the ubiquitous 'classical' medallion design in Persian carpets, revealing an artistic revolution comparable to that which occurred at the same time in Renaissance Italy.
Rug Money: How a Group of Maya Women Changed Their Lives Through Art and Innovation
An motivational story of a rug-hooking artist cooperative in Guatemala, Rug Money will inspire textile enthusiasts, rug-hooking artists, teachers and designers.