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Module Reading List

Design for Textiles 2A, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Phil Henry
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Lakshmi Bhaskaran, Designs of the times : using key movements and styles for contemporary design. RotoVision, c2005.

Drusilla Cole, Patterns : new surface design. London: Laurence King, 2007

Lesley Jackson, 20th century pattern design : textile & wallpaper pioneers. London: Mitchell Beazley, 2002

Nikolaus Pevsner, Pioneers of modern design : from William Morris to Walter Gropius. Yale University Press, 2005.

Mary Schoese,r World textiles : a concise history. Thames and Hudson

Penny Sparke, A century of design : design pioneers of the 20th century. London: Mitchell Beazley, 1998.

Linda Parry, The Victoria and Albert Museum's textile collection : British textiles from 1850 to 1900. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1993.

George M. Beylerian, Material conneXion : the global resource of new and innovative materials for architects, artists and designers Thames & Hudson 

Chris Lefteri, Materials for inspirational design Rotovision SA, c2006

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Andrew Bolton, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Melanie Bowles, Ceri Isaac, Digital textile design

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

Ruth Lee, Contemporary knitting for textile artists

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Textile Artists 

David Revere McFadden, Slash: Paper Under the Knife Five Continents Editions

Petra Schmit, Patterns in design, art and architecture Birkhauser

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Art and Architecture 

Paul Sloman, Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut Black Dog Publishing

Françoise Tellier-Loumagne, The art of knitting : inspirational stitches, textures and surfaces Thames and Hudson


This list was last updated on 03/10/2011