General Interest

man testing cleaning products….from book “Odd Jobs”


Balfour-Paul, Jenny, Indigo: Egyptian Mummies to Blue Jeans 2011 Firefly Books NY

Colchester, Chloe  Textiles Today: A Global Survey of Trends and Traditions 2007 Thames and Hudson, New York.

Gastman, Roger and Darin Rowland, Ian Sattler Freight Train Graffiti 2006 Thames and Hudson Pub. London.

Geary, James I is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How it Shapes the Way We See the World 2011 HarperCollins, NY.

Gillow, John and Bryan Sentance  World Textiles: A Vsual Guide to Traditional Techniques 1999 Thames and Hudson, London/NY.

Greene, Vivien (ed) Italian Futurism 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe 2014 Guggenheim Museum Publications.

Gursky, Andreas Andreas Gursky / Kunstmuseum Basel; with contributions by Bernhard Mendes Bürgi, Beate Söntgen, Nina Zimmer. c2007.Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz ; Basel : Kunstmuseum Basel.

Larsen, Jack Lenor  The Dyer’s Art: Ikat, Batik, Plangi 1976 Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York.

Lau, Evelyn “More and More” from Addicted: Notes from the Belly of the Beast Crozier, Lorna and Patric Lane eds, 2006, Greystone Books.

Lauer, David A and Stephen Pentak Design Basics (5th ed) 2002 Wadsworth-Thomson Learning, Singapore

Lileks James Interior Desecrations: Hidious Homes From the Horrible ‘70s  2004 Crown Publishing, New York.

Livingstone, Joan and John Ploof eds  The Object of Labor: Art, Cloth and Cultural Production 2007 School of the Art Institute of Chicago Press/MIT Press, Cambridge MA

McQuaid, Matilda (ed) Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance 2005, Princeton Architectural Press, NY.

Miller, Judith Decorative Arts: Style and Design from Classical to Contemporary 2006 Dorling Kindersley, New York N.Y.

Newell, Laurie Britton Out of the Ordinary: Spectacular Craft  2007 V&A Publications, London

Pastourneau, Michel The Devil’s Cloth: A History of Stripes 2003 Washington Square Press, N.Y.

Perry, Mike Over and Over: A Catalogue of Hand-Drawn Patterns 2008 Princeton Architectural Press.

Poli, Doretta Davanzo  Twentieth Century Fabrics: European and America Designes and Manufactures 2007 Palazzo Casati STampa, Milano.

Quinn, Bradley  Textile Designers at the Cutting Edge  2009 Laurence King Publishing, London.

Rose, Barbara  Magdalena Abakanowicz 1994 Harry N. Abrams, Inc New York.

Rubin, David S. ed. Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s 2010 San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio Tx.

Schoeser, Mary  Silk  2007 Yale University Press, New Haven.

Stevens, Peter S.  Handbook of Regular Patterns: An Introduction to Symmetry in Two Dimensions 1984 MIT Press, Cambridge Mass.

Torsney, Cheryl B and Judy Elsley eds Quilt Culture: Tracing the Pattern  1994 University of Missouri Press, Columbia, Missouri.

Trilling, James  The Language of Ornament 2001 Thames and Hudson, London

Valoma, Deborah ” The Impermanent Made Permanent”  Fiberarts Nov/Dec2005

Washburn, Dorothy K. and Donald W. Crowe Symmetry Comes of Age: The Role of Pattern in Culture 2004 University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Weiner, Annette B and Jane Schneider  Cloth and Human Experience 1989 Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC.

Weltge, Sigrid Wortmann  Women’s Work: Textile Art from the Bauhaus  1993 Thames and Hudson, London/NY.