A contemporary approach to the fundamental issues involved in the art of design, emphasizing the inspiration nature offers to the designer. Covers the history of design, the creative process, elements of design such as line, space, texture, and color, and design principles including unity, balance, and proportion. Includes numerous b&w photos and color illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)
Table of Contents
Part I: DESIGN AS UNIVERSAL REALITY. 1. The Essence of Design. 2. The Design Process. Part II: THE ELEMENTS OF DESIGN. 3. Line. 4. Space. 5. Shape and Form. 6. Texture. 7. Color. Part III: THE PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN. 8. Unity and Variety. 9. Balance, Rhythm, and Emphasis. 10. Proportion and Scale.