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Title: Panicum maximum (Guinea Grass) for interior decoration
Authors: Angmor, Manuela
Issue Date: 1-Nov-2015
Abstract: The purpose of the research work was to work with the grass Panicum maximum to see how it could be used for interior decoration. The study revealed that the material can be used for diverse works of art, from the making of hats, bags, and mats to basket. The problem was exploring and developing other uses for Panicum maximum. The researcher used the following objectives for the study: 1. To identify materials and models commonly used in making interior designs. 2. To design the identified materials and models for construction in Panicum maximum. The researcher used qualitative research design and employed observations and interviews to identify, describe and experiment with Panicum maximum. This study used the descriptive research method to analyse the data. The results of the findings indicated that Panicum maximum could be used for making interior decorative models such as ceiling panel, door panel, floor mat, wall hanging, wall picture, corner vase, wall vase, lamp shade, window blind and wall panel.
Description: A thesis submitted to the school of Graduate studies,Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Philosophy in Integrated Art (Rattan and Bamboo Technology), 2014
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7933
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