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Chinese style : the art of living

Author: Bradley Quinn; Jan Baldwin
Publisher: London : Conran Octopus, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of the influence of Chinese design on the modern interior, this study includes an overview of the history, philosophy and symbolism of Chinese culture. It explores the work of modern  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bradley Quinn; Jan Baldwin
ISBN: 1840912758 9781840912753
OCLC Number: 50302517
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Architecture (The formal rooms --
The family residence --
The courtyard --
Yin & yang) --
Living (Symbols --
Festivals --
Eating --
Tea --
Flowers & plants --
Wallpaper --
Lighting --
Colour) --
Furniture (Wood --
Lacquer --
Bamboo --
Detail) --
Textiles (Carpets --
Hanging fabrics --
Embroidery --
Imperial dress) --
Decorative details (Craftsmanship --
Lacquerware --
Jade & precious stones --
Fans --
Display --
Calligraphy) --
Ceramics (Pattern & motif --
Glazes --
Forms) --
Buying antiques.
Responsibility: Bradley Quinn ; foreword by Ou Baholyodhin ; special photography by Jan Baldwin ; styling by Lyndsay Milne.
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