Category: Books,Arts & Photography,Decorative Arts & Design

Southeast Asian Designs (Dover Pictorial Archive) Details

This archive of authentic southeast Asian motifs presents an exotic array of perennially popular designs widely recognized for their beauty and striking qualities. Over 100 stunning images, carefully and artfully rendered by Marty Noble from a variety of artifacts, represent the area's principal countries: Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Malaysia. Depicted are serene Buddhas, sandstone sculptures, textile designs, details from decorative panels, temple ornaments, a shadow puppet, papier mâché masks, and a host of other motifs. Ideal for adding a distinctive cultural flavor to any project, these entrancing, permission-free illustrations will inspire designers, graphic artists, and craftworkers.

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Anglicised versions of SE Asian motifs... that's why I'm disappointed. The figurines really appear more European/American. I wish it was clip art that was more authentic. Waste of money.