Strong, Chas. J Strong's Book of Design (Fac. Reprint)
1894572246 / 9781894572248
The book's own title page best describes the contents of this wonderful display of Art Nouveau designs, “Air Brush Designs, Posters, Show Cards, Business Cards, Letter Heads, Sign Ends, Ribbons, Scrolls, Panels, Book Covers, Hanging Signs, also Thirty Pages of Ornamental Work in Color, and Numerous Alphabets.” The Art Nouveau style, with opulent flowing designs based on natural forms, was popular from the late 1800s until the 1930s, and is enjoying a resurgence today. The book contains some 346 designs plus 10 different alphabet styles. The authors/artists were C.J. Strong and L.S. Strong of the Detroit School of Lettering. Originally published in 1917. Reprinted in 2001 as part of our Classic Reprint Series. Softcover, Smyth sewn, 10" x 7-1/2", 96 pages (31 in color, 65 in black and white).