Design Basics / Edition 7

Design Basics / Edition 7

by David A. Lauer, Stephen Pentak
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495501816

ISBN-13: 9780495501817

Pub. Date: 02/07/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

David Lauer and Stephen Pentak's Design Basics, Sixth Edition is a fascinating, inspirational journey toward understanding two-dimensional design. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-grasp book demystifies the design process as it illustrates what good design is through visual examples from different time periods and

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David Lauer and Stephen Pentak's Design Basics, Sixth Edition is a fascinating, inspirational journey toward understanding two-dimensional design. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-grasp book demystifies the design process as it illustrates what good design is through visual examples from different time periods and various cultures. Each concept is presented in a full-color, two-page spread, making it easy for you to refer to while you work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495501817
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/07/2008
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: DESIGN PRINCIPLES. 1. Design Process. 2. Unity. 3. Emphasis and Focal Point. 4. Scale/Proportion. 5. Balance. 6. Rhythm. Part II: DESIGN ELEMENTS. 7. Line. 8. Shape/Volume. 9. Pattern and Texture. 10. Illusion of Space. 11. Illusion of Motion. 12. Value. 13. Color. Glossary.

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