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Carpets of the Art Deco Era
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Introduction: From Art Nouveau to Art Deco * Art Deco: A Riot of Flowers & Colour: Carpets of the Coloristes (France); Towards an Industrial Aesthetic (Germany & Austria); A Boom in Carpet Weaving (Belgium and Holland); The Omega Workshops (Britain); A Diversity of Design Traditions (Scandinavia, Italy, Eastern Europe, Spain) * The Modernist Carpet: Art Meets Industry: L'Art Utile versus L'Art Decoratif (France); Crucible of Modernism (Germany, Austria, Switzerland); Abstract Interiors (Belgium & Holland); An Avant-Garde Revival (Britain); Swedish Modern (Scandinavia); A Style of Their Own (USA)

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The first book to document thoroughly carpet design within the context of early 20th-century art

About the Author

Susan Day is a member of the academic committee of the International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC) and the Centre International d'Etudes de Textiles Anciens (CIETA). She is a Contributing Editor of the magazine Hali, and works as a Consultant for the Musee des Tissus, Lyon, and Les Arts Decoratifs, Paris.

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'An impressive achievement. Carefully researched and scholarly, it is clearly structured and lucidly written, which makes for a highly enjoyable read' - Crafts
'Generously sized and beautifully illustrated ... here are Art Deco carpets at their most glorious' - Hali

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