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DESIGN BASICS:3D presents three-dimensional design concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-use book demystifies the design process as it illustrates the elements of exceptional 3D design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Richard Roth
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Book : 2012-04-02
Download Book : 224 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781133710592


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Basics Design 05: Colour by Gavin Ambrose and Paul Harris examines the two distinct areas of colour usage in design. This book explores what colours mean, their inherent associations and their cultural connotations. It then tackles how to control colour in a design in order to achieve a desired effect or fulfill a specific brief.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Gavin Ambrose
Publisher : AVA Publishing
Release Book : 2006-04-01
Download Book : 176 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9782940373314


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GRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS combines design principles, history, and current technology to present students a comprehensive introduction to the field of graphic design. Keeping pace with rapid changes in the field of design, while maintaining a consistently high academic quality, the text emphasizes design structure, visual perception and digital design, with a wide range of visuals from throughout design history, as well as the latest contemporary illustrations. Each chapter provides assignments with student sample solutions and critique sections to help students apply the concepts and assess their work. This market leader's interwoven combination of concept, history, and practice rarely found in other graphic design texts has been enriched by integrating material specific to digital design. The accompanying Premium Website offers students bonus images, interviews with artists featured in the text, additional projects, studio techniques and research links. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Amy E. Arntson
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Book : 2011-01-01
Download Book : 272 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781133419501


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A market-leading text, GRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS continues to showcase some of the best work from all areas of design. The text combines history, current technology, and design principles to give a rich, well-rounded view of this ever-evolving field. Programs without a design history class will benefit from the emphasis on visuals from the history of design, while more comprehensive programs will be pleased to find information relevant to current studio practice. This edition brings new and up-to-date information about computer graphics, including a guide to generating successful files for electronic pre-press.

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Genre Book : Design
Author Book : Amy E. Arntson
Publisher : Harcourt College Pub
Release Book : 1992-10-01
Download Book : 228 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0030554837


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A visual, real-world guide to professional lighting design Lighting Design Basics is the essential guide to this basic, but difficult-to-master aspect of interior design. Offering fundamental concepts and prescriptive techniques in a highly visual format, this book provides clear, practical guidance on utilizing the latest in lighting techniques and technology to showcase a space without sacrificing utility. Covering more than 25 different design scenarios with in-depth rationale for proposed solutions, this book provides insightful distribution diagrams, floor plans, and details for lighting installation and construction. Real-world case studies illustrate lighting design in residential, commercial, healthcare, education, and hospitality settings, and skill-building exercises offer practice for real-world projects as well as NCIDQ and NCARB exam preparation. This new third edition includes new instructor support materials, coverage of computer calculation software, and in-depth discussion on the latest in LED lighting. Lighting is changing, both in the technology itself, and in the way a designer must approach it. This book provides immersive instruction through real-world settings, and practical guidance suited for immediate application in everyday projects. Get up-to-date on the latest methods and technology for lighting design Examine more than 25 design scenarios for different types of spaces Complete exercises to hone your skills or prepare for the NCIDQ or NCARB Create simple lighting designs and collaborate with architects on complex projects Lighting can make or break a space. Improper lighting lends a space an uncomfortable feel, can induce headaches or eyestrain, and can even be hazardous—but thoughtfully designed and executed lighting adds that extra element so often missing from typical spaces. Lighting Design Basics shows you how to elevate any space through the fundamental tools and concepts of professional lighting design.

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Mark Karlen
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Book : 2017-09-12
Download Book : 272 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781119394297


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Complete coverage of basic design principles illustrated by student examples Design for Communication offers a unique approach to mastering the basic design principles, conceptual problem-solving methods, and critical-thinking skills that distinguish graphic designers from desktop technicians. This book presents forty-two basic to advanced graphic design and typography assignments collaboratively written by college educators to teach the fundamental processes, concepts, and techniques through hands-on applications. Each assignment is illustrated with actual student solutions, and each includes a process narrative and an educator's critical analysis revealing the reasoning behind the creative strategies employed by each individual student solution. Assignments are organized from basic to advanced within six sections: * The elements and principles of design * Typography as image * Creative word play * Word and image * Grid and visual hierarchy * Visual advocacy Design for Communication is a highly visual resource of instruction, information, ideas, and inspiration for students and professionals.

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Genre Book : Design
Author Book : Elizabeth Resnick
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Book : 2003-06-10
Download Book : 264 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0471418293


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“Gardentopia is that rare marriage of the art of landscaping and the technical knowledge of how to compose a landscape—boiled down to readily understood and easily executed actions. This book puts you in the driver’s seat and shows you how to chart the course to your own personal garden utopia.” - Margie Grace, Grace Design Associates Any backyard has the potential to refresh and inspire if you know what to do. Jan Johnsen’s new book, Gardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Spaces, will delight all garden lovers with over 130 lushly illustrated landscape design and planting suggestions. Ms. Johnsen is an admired designer and popular speaker whose hands-on approach to “co-creating with nature” will have you saying, “I can do that!’ This info-packed, sumptuous book offers individual tips for enhancing any size landscape using ‘real world’ solutions. The suggestions are grouped into five categories that include Garden Design and Artful Accents, Walls, Patios, and Steps and Plants and Planting, among others. Whether you are an experienced gardener or a landscaping novice, Gardentopia will inspire you with tips such as ‘Soften a Corner”, “Paint it Black”, and “Hide and Reveal”.

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Genre Book : Gardening
Author Book : Jan Johnsen
Publisher : The Countryman Press
Release Book : 2019-04-02
Download Book : 240 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781682683972


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How do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside the design annuals and monographs of other designers' work. For those looking to challenge the cut-and-paste mentality there are few resources that are both informative and inspirational. In Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton, best-selling author of such books as Thinking with Type and Design It Yourself, and design educator Jennifer Cole Phillips refocus design instruction on the study of the fundamentals of form in a critical, rigorous way informed by contemporary media, theory, and software systems

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Genre Book : Design
Author Book : Ellen Lupton
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release Book : 2014-04-15
Download Book : 247 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781616893446


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DESIGN BASICS, the market-leading text for the two-dimensional design course, now covers 3D design! DESIGN BASICS: 2D and 3D presents art fundamentals in two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design. Icons throughout the book prompt students to access CourseMate (available separately), which provides studio art demonstrations, interactive exercises that help students explore the foundations of art, and an interactive eBook. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Stephen Pentak
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release Book : 2012-01-01
Download Book : 528 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781133710585


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A complete graphic design guide

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Bryan Peterson
Publisher : North Light Books
Release Book : 1996-10-15
Download Book : 142 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015041760870