London, 2013. Cm. 27x22, pp. 304, figg. 329 a col. n. t., br.
This beautiful book provides an informative and visually-exciting exploration of the history and art of tile-making, from the ancient Egypt to the artists of our time. Placing the tiles firmly in their historical and cultural context, the book looks at the full range of architectural and practical purposes of Tiles, along with the various techniques employed to create such versatile pieces. It investigates both continuity and diversity, the dissemination of techniques and designs, and how tile art in one time and place has inspired and rejuvenated those in Others.