Design and Composition / Edition 1

Design and Composition / Edition 1

by Nathan Goldstein
     
 

Basic design text for the first course in design. Prepares readers to understand how the elements of design are used to make successful compositions. The first portion of the book is a comprehensive examination of fundamental design phenomena and a general introduction of compositional concepts. The second portion is an in-depth and unique discussion of

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Basic design text for the first course in design. Prepares readers to understand how the elements of design are used to make successful compositions. The first portion of the book is a comprehensive examination of fundamental design phenomena and a general introduction of compositional concepts. The second portion is an in-depth and unique discussion of compositional structures & strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131999107
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/18/1997
Edition description:
FACSIMILE
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

I. DESIGN.

1. Design and Composition: The Ways and Means of Visual Expression.

2. Line: The Omnipotent Element.

3. Shape: The Basic Surface Unit.

4. Value: Modeling, Order, and Mood.

5. Volume: The Grand Illusion.

6. Space: The Medium of Visuality.

7. Texture.

8. Color: The Great Modifier.

II. COMPOSITION.

9. Further Compositional Factors: Some Energies in Action.

10. The Forming of Compositional Order.

11. Composition: Some Case Histories.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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