04 May 2007

NEW BOOK - patterns

exciting news today about a brand new book on my favourite subject - pattern design. PATTERNS - NEW SURFACE DESIGN by drusilla cole (the author who bought us the brilliant 1000 patterns) has just been published. celebrating the recent revival in pattern design it features the work lots of contemporary designers including lena corwin, emily burningham, hanna werning, and nadia sparham. the book has 240 pages which are divided into chapters by print type and best of all its jam packed with pictures. the captions which accompany each design give an insight into the work, how and why it was created , often with quotes from the designers themselves. all in all this book is a must have addition for any designer.
click the page images to get a closer look.
pages taken from patterns new surface design by drusilla cole. published by laurence king. ISBN 9781856695053 - released 7th may in the uk & 3rd may in the usa.

15 comments:

dianeinjapan said...

Oh, lovely! Thank you for sharing this resource!

julia said...

wow this looks great. I gots to get one!

Anonymous said...

Those are great. I will have to check it out. Thank you for sharing.

Judy V said...

Can't wait to get my hands on this! Thanks for the heads up!

** Terramia ** said...

Oh wow, looks like so much eye candy! I will be drooling for certain...

Liz said...

Oh I have been hoping she would do another book. Thanks for the announcement!

AnnaDrai said...

I like your blog and your style! I have added your link in my blog
Ciao Anna

treasuring said...

oh-oh, another pattern book to buy... it's amazing i have any money to spend on anything else after all these great books! thanks for the post. :)

Kristen said...

Yummy! just what I needed to see on an early Sunday morning! Thanks so much for sharing!

Kristen

Zoe said...

Oh my gosh! I am so excited! I am going to have to get this book for sure. I am so happy that you have a little shop with your recommendations in it! Thanks for sharing!

virginiadolls said...

Thanks for sharing always a pleasure visit your blog!!

Anonymous said...

yeay this book is finally out...looks so good and i am so excited as some of my work is in there...yipee

clare

bowie style said...

hi anonymous -
all the designs in the book are great - well done.
i'd love to know which designer you are. (clare perkins maybe?)
altough i understand if you'd rather not say.

clare said...

yes thats me:) i haven't seen the book in real life yet, i can't wait. hoping to get my copy very very soon

bowie style said...

hi clare,
nice to hear from you,
i came to your degree show in winchester !
ive dropped you an email with a couple of photos from the book :)