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    Geometry of Design: Studies in Proportion and Composition (Design Briefs S.) (Paperback) By (author) Kimberly Elam

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    DescriptionAt last, a mathematical explanation of how art works presented in a manner we can all understand. Kimberly Elam takes the reader on a geometrical journey, lending insight and coherence to the design process by exploring the visual relationships that have foundations in mathematics as well as the essential qualities of life. Geometry of Design takes a close look at a broad range of twentieth-century examples of design, architecture, and illustration (from the Barcelona chair to the paintings of Georges Seurat, from the Braun hand blender to the Conico kettle), revealing underlying geometric structures in their compositions. Explanations and techniques of visual analysis make the inherent mathematical relationships evident and a must-have for anyone involved in art, design, or architecture graphic arts. The book focuses not only on the classic systems of proportioning, such as the golden section and root rectangles, but also on less well known proportioning systems such as the Fibonacci Series. Through detailed diagrams these geometric systems are brought to life giving an effective insight into the design process.


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    Title
    Geometry of Design
    Subtitle
    Studies in Proportion and Composition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kimberly Elam
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 426 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781616890360
    ISBN 10: 1616890363
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25860
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: AK
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Libri: I-AT
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BIC subject category V2: AGZ
    DC22: 701/.8
    B&T Approval Code: A03240000
    BISAC V2.8: ARC001000, ARC004000
    B&T Approval Code: A05150000
    BISAC V2.8: DES008000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 701.8
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: N7431.5 .E44 2011
    Thema V1.0: AK, AGZ
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    150 colour and 50 black and white illustrations
    Publisher
    PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
    Imprint name
    PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
    Publication date
    01 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York