Synopses & Reviews
The Studio Companion Series consists of four books, available separately or as a set, that provide a launch pad into the study of design and architecture. Clear instructions and a wealth of examples give students a comprehensive look at the entire design process, from concept to presentation. Developed for todays student, the books present material in a contemporary and graphic manner and are compact and highly portable. The series includes: Design Basics, Drafting Basics, 3D Design Basics, and Presentation Basics.
Design Basics familiarizes students with the fundamental elements and principles of design, offering them a vocabulary with which to understand and discuss interiors and architecture. Using well-articulated definitions and clear, highly-visual examples, this full-color book will expand students' appreciation of design and help them get started creating their own spaces.
Design Basics introduces students to the elements and principles of design, creating a vocabulary to discuss all forms of interior design and architecture. With simple definitions and clear examples a student will learn how to appreciate every type of design.
About the Author
Donna Lynne Fullmer, MA, NCIDQ Certificate No. 13839, IDEC, is an Assistant Professor in the Interior Architecture and Product Design program at Kansas State University.
Table of Contents
- Elements and Principles of Design
- Color Theory
- Documenting the Design Process