Design Basics / Edition 6

Design Basics / Edition 6

by David A. Lauer, Stephen Pentak
     
 


DESIGN BASICS is a popular introduction to two-dimensional design. Each concept is presented in a full two- or four-page spread, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. The modular format also gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing their course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are… See more details below

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DESIGN BASICS is a popular introduction to two-dimensional design. Each concept is presented in a full two- or four-page spread, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. The modular format also gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing their course. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design, and the diversity of illustrations also includes examples from nature and non-art sources, encouraging students to see these principles in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534625597
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/05/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(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. Texture. 10. Illusion of Space. 11. Illusion of Motion. 12. Value. 13. Color. Glossary.

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