Book Title: The Little Book of Prints and Patterns
Author: Austin Kleon
Format: Paperback | 304 pages
Publication Date: 15 Nov 2010
After meeting at the Ecole Duperre, Vanessa Lambert, Barbara Zorn and Michel Cailloux combined their creative talents to form the renowned Paris-based design studio, Atelier LZC in 2001. Beloved by the design press and feted by luxury designers, retailers and interior and fashion labels, Atelier LZC's designs have won fans and admirers world over. "The Little Book of Prints and Patterns" unites their personal vision in a stunning volume of whimsical, folkloric, ethereal and bucolic motifs. Featuring interwoven styles, eclectic patterns, exploding colours and dazzling illustrations, this book introduces the reader to a unique graphic universe where reality becomes poetry through art. An impressive array of enchanting prints unveils a distinctive theme and aesthetic of dream-like landscapes, flowers, plants, vegetables, birds and branches in rich, vibrant colours. Drawing inspiration from nature and travels to Japan, Hungary and Paris, the stylish and elegant motifs evoke a romantic vision of escape and fantasy. This superb visual guide with more than 270 spectacular examples of prints and patterns including a CD-ROM with 30 free designs is sure to inspire graphic, interior and fashion designers as well as art lovers everywhere.