Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design: Understanding Form and Function / Edition 1

Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design: Understanding Form and Function / Edition 1

by John Bowers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471292249

ISBN-13: 9780471292241

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Wiley

Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design, Second Edition provides a solid foundation in timeless design principles. With the help of more than 200 revealing illustrations, the book explores both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of 2D design, interweaving historical accounts with penetrating analyses of visual principles and issues found in important

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Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design, Second Edition provides a solid foundation in timeless design principles. With the help of more than 200 revealing illustrations, the book explores both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of 2D design, interweaving historical accounts with penetrating analyses of visual principles and issues found in important contemporary examples. This new edition demonstrates how competing approaches to 2D design— including those based on intuition, play, chance, and empirical research—can be used successfully, either alone or in combination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471292241
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.95(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1: Thinking Broadly.

Chapter 2: Sending and Receiving Messages.

Chapter 3: Applying Theories and Methodologies.

Chapter 4: Exploring Visual Components.

Chapter 5: Composing Visually.

Chapter 6: Shaping Color.

Chapter 7: Looking Closer.

Timeline.

Movements.

Terms.

Study Questions.

Interviews.

Endnotes.

Bibliography.

Index.

Image Credits.

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