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Designa: Technical Secrets of the Traditional Visual Arts (Wooden Books)

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From the geometric patterns of Islamic art and design to the swirling floral motifs of Celtic art, Designa brings together six elegant and insightful short volumes from the Wooden Books series on art and design including Islamic Design, Celtic Pattern, Curves, The Golden Section, Symmetry, and Perspective. Lavishly illustrated with engravings, woodcuts, and original drawings and diagrams, Designa will inspire readers of all ages to take an interest in the interconnected knowledge of art and design from different cultures throughout the world.

Synopsis:

Following the success of Quadrivium and Sciencia, a compendium of six titles on art and design in the acclaimed Wooden Books series appears here in one volume.

About the Author

Daud Sutton is director of the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundations design studio Editio Electrum. He lives in England. Adam Tetlow is an artist and writer. He lives with his wife and three children in rural England. Lisa DeLong has a Ph.D. in the use of geometry in art. A native of Utah, she works in London and around the world promoting excellence in the traditional arts. Dr. Scott Olsen is one of the leading experts on the Golden Section, and an associate professor of philosophy at Central Florida Community College in Ocala, Florida. David Wade is a writer and artist, and the author of the previous Wooden Book, Li: Dynamic Form in Nature. He lives in Wales. Phoebe McNaughton is an industrial graphic designer and a painter. She lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781620406595
Author:
Wooden Books
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Author:
Various
Author:
Tetlow, Adam
Copyright:
Series:
Wooden Books
Publication Date:
20141031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW illustrations throughout
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
187.3 x 154 in 1 lb

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Following the success of Quadrivium and Sciencia, a compendium of six titles on art and design in the acclaimed Wooden Books series appears here in one volume.
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