New Art Deco Borders and Motifs (Dover Pictorial Archives) (Paperback)
This handsome collection presents 72 full-page original Art Deco designs -- all royalty-free and ready to use. Masterfully executed in pen and ink, these borders, frames, and motifs combine circles, squares, and other abstract forms with foliate and floral elements. William Rowe brings wit and vitality to a host of dynamic designs with inventive tonal effects and striking contrasts between geometric backgrounds and asymmetric flowers -- irises, orchids, and honeysuckles.
You'll find a multitude of applications for distinctive Art Deco borders and motifs. Use them to highlight advertisements, greetings cards, catalogs, menus, and invitations, or to add graphic excitement to fabric designs, stationery, giftwrap, and many other projects.
Designers, illustrators, and craft enthusiasts will find in this unique volume a practical, inexpensive source of design inspiration -- ready to add an eye-catching note of Art Deco flavor.