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Linoleum: History, Design, Architecture 1882-2000 by Nils Aschenbeck

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Published by Hatje Cantz Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Product design,
  • Textile arts,
  • Design - General,
  • Architecture,
  • Art,
  • History - General,
  • Methods & Materials,
  • Art / Design / General

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsGerhard Kaldewei (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9101623M
ISBN 103775709908
ISBN 109783775709903

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  Linoleum is a flooring product made of natural materials, including linseed oil, resins, wood flour, cork, limestone, and jute fabric. This fascinating new book focuses on vintage linoleum; more specifically the marvelous patterns produced from its invention in until its almost complete eradication in s due to widescale vinyl s: Linoleum is also about the rebirth of authentic linoleum flooring in the past couple of decades, and the hope for a future in which linoleum receives the long overdue respect it has always deserved. BR>Drawing upon their expertise in restoring and photographing old homes, the authors share the history and evolution of floor coverings generally Reviews: Linoleum, commonly abbreviated to lino, is a floor covering made from materials such as solidified linseed oil (linoxyn), pine resin, ground cork dust, wood flour, and mineral fillers such as calcium carbonate, most commonly on a burlap or canvas backing. Pigments are often added to the materials to create the desired colour finish. A New Apparatus for Design Education: An Inside Look at SCI-Arc's EDGE Master Program New Orleans: Modern Design in The Big Easy Civic Architecture in the Image of the Community.

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