A Design Manual

A Design Manual

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For courses in Basic Design. This text focuses on the basics of design-helping today's students think about and explore ways of approaching their work in their chosen design field. The text has a conversational, humorous tone and uses easily recognized, often common-place illustrative materials. It first explores each of the elements of design individually, then explains the principles of design, and finally, shows how elements and principles are combined in the design process.show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 203.7 x 254 x 12.2mm | 625.97g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130981176
  • 9780130981172

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN. 1. What Design Is. 2. The Design Scene. II. ELEMENTS OF DESIGN. 3. Space. 4. Line. 5. Shape. 6. Value. 7. Texture. 8. Color. III. PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN. 9. Use of the Elements. 10. Space Division and Balance. 11. Unity. 12. Emphasis. IV. APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN AND MORE. 13. Shape Relationships. 14. Analysis of Designs. V. THE THIRD DIMENSION. 15. Three-Dimensional Design. VI. SOME LAST THOUGHTS. 16. Problems and Solutions. 17. Conclusion. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.show more

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