Pattern Sourcebook: Chinese Style is a practical and easy-to-use resource for designers, artists, and crafters interested in Chinese design. This book offers a collection of carefully selected Chinese-style decorative patterns and provides examples in both print format and as JPEG and PSD files on a companion CD-ROM. This unique collection of Chinese-style patterns offers readers a trip through time-a journey through the Silk Road to the 1540s when Chinese art flourished during the Ming Dynasty.
These traditional patterns are ideal for bringing ancient or contemporary Chinese themes into your own original pattern designs. There are 250 images included, organized into ten useful categories, making this an inspirational and useful reference for designers and artists alike.