Fabric is fashion meets interior design. Featuring the very latest trends in style, color, design, and technology, this is an extravagant and invaluable guide dedicated to the beauty and limitless applications of fabric in interior design. Each section describes the development of the featured fabric followed by a review of its contemporary variations. As well as traditional fabrics such as wool, cotton, silk, and linen, the newest synthetic fabrics are included - natural fibers mixed with polyester, nylon, and polyamides. With designer profiles focusing on established designers within the particular fields and comprehensive sourse directory, this truly is a unique and facinating book.
In this introduction to fiber and fabrics, Trocm‚ presents the history and production into fabric of wool, silk, cotton, linen, rayon, and synthetics; the narrative is accompanied by color photographs that show the fabrics' use in interior design. Lacking is a description of which fabrics are best for particular uses, especially in soft ouse. Well suited for professional, academic, and large interior design collections.
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