Ornamental Design Prints
From the Fifteenth to the Twentieth Century
Distributed for Hirmer Publishers
This special English-language edition of Ornamental Design Prints brings together the finest images from Berliner’s wide-ranging work. Sumptuous illustrations present variations on an overwhelming wealth of patterns and motifs from the fifteenth to the twentieth century, with informative texts that shed light on their development over time, aiding art and architectural historians and collectors in assigning dates to particular uses. The book will also find an eager audience among contemporary graphic artists, craftspeople, and designers seeking inspiration.
The Ornament Lives!
From the Foreword to the First Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
Index of Artists