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Design Writing Research
Design Writing Research
by Ellen Lupton
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Design Writing Research is a highly acclaimed critical study of graphic design and typography. Authoritative and beautifully produced, it is invaluable for anyone interested in the art and history of books, advertising and in theories of visual and... (read more)

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Japanese Calligraphy
Japanese Calligraphy
by Yuuko Suzuki
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Contains clear, concise instructions, calligraphy and inspirational ideas that can be developed into original artworks.... (read more)

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The Nature of Design
The Nature of Design
by Peg Faimon
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Let the world be your guide to design principles Get a jolt of inspiration mixed with classic design principles The Nature of Design teaches you the fundamentals of design illustrated through images from everyday life. The principles and elements of... (read more)

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Graphic Style : From Victorian To Digital ((Rev)00 Edition)
Graphic Style : From Victorian To Digital ((Rev)00 Edition)
by Steven Heller
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' This visual survey of graphic design styles through the ages is an essential resource for designers, art and design students, and art lovers. With more than 700 illustrations, it is the only wide-ranging history of graphic design to be completely... (read more)

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Design History : an Anthology (95 Edition)
Design History : an Anthology (95 Edition)
by Dennis P. (ed.) Doordan
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Design history has emerged in recent years as a significant field of scholarly research and critical reflection. With their interest in the conceptualization, production, and consumption of objects (large and small, unique or multiple, anonymous or... (read more)

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The Semantic Turn
The Semantic Turn
by Klaus Krippendorff
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Responding to cultural demands for meaning, user-friendliness, and fun as well as the opportunities of the emerging information society, The Semantic Turn boldly outlines a new science for design that gives designers previously unavailable grounds on... (read more)

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Picture This :  How Pictures Work (00 Edition)
Picture This : How Pictures Work (00 Edition)
by Molly Bang
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Everyone knows that a picture tells a thousand words. But what about the elements that make up a picture? Using the tale of Little Red Riding Hood as an example, Molly Bang uses boldly graphic artwork to explain how images--and their individual... (read more)

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Design Basics
Design Basics
by David A Lauer
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The best-selling text for the two-dimensional design course, DESIGN BASICS presents art fundamentals concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives... (read more)

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Visual Literacy : Image, Mind, and Reality (94 Edition)
Visual Literacy : Image, Mind, and Reality (94 Edition)
by Paul Messaris
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Encouraging his readers to become visually literate, Paul Messaris takes them on a journey through four major conceptual levels of understanding: imparting visual literacy as a prerequisite for comprehending visual media; creating awareness of the... (read more)

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Stop Stealing Sheep: And Find Out How Type Works 2nd Edition
Stop Stealing Sheep: And Find Out How Type Works 2nd Edition
by Erik Spiekermann and E. M. Ginger
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An updated new edition of the classic guide to typography. A unique, entertaining, and educational tour through the most basic unit of human communication: type. This book, a perennial seller since 1993, draws in the reader with its beautiful design and... (read more)

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Business Graphics: 500 Designs That Link Graphic Aesthetic and Business Savvy (09 Edition)
Business Graphics: 500 Designs That Link Graphic Aesthetic and Business Savvy (09 Edition)
by Steven Liska
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Whether the task is to redesign a company’s identity or the promotional launch of a new product or service, business graphics are the bread and butter of the design industry. This new volume presents a vast array of work within the corporate sector&... (read more)

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Sight, Sound, Motion : Applied Media Aesthetics (3RD 99 - Old Edition)
Sight, Sound, Motion : Applied Media Aesthetics (3RD 99 - Old Edition)
by Herbert Zettl
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The most comprehensive book on the market, SIGHT SOUND MOTION/APPLIED MEDIA AESTHETICS describes the major aesthetic image elements--light and color, space, time-motion, and sound--and how they are used in television and film. Zettl's comprehensive... (read more)

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Graphic Design Basics (5TH 07 - Old Edition)
Graphic Design Basics (5TH 07 - Old Edition)
by Amy E. Arntson
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A market-leading book, GRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS continues to showcase some of the best work from all areas of design. The book combines history, current technology, and design principles to give a rich, well-rounded view of this ever-evolving field. This... (read more)

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Designing for Print: An In-Depth Guide to Planning, Creating, and Producing Successful Design Projects
Designing for Print: An In-Depth Guide to Planning, Creating, and Producing Successful Design Projects
by Charles Conover
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A highly visual guide to designing for print media, from project inception to final production Packed with hundreds of informative, illustrated examples, Designing for Print demonstrates methods and techniques for creating top-quality print media... (read more)

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The Figure in Motion
The Figure in Motion
by Thomas Easley
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Leaping, somersaulting, stretching, dancing figures animate this of marvelous action poses, photographed for artists of all levels to use as reference when portraying human figures in motion. Expertly composed and lit pictures of male and female models... (read more)

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Graphic Design : New History (07 - Old Edition)
Graphic Design : New History (07 - Old Edition)
by Stephen J. Eskilson
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This exciting new history of graphic design explores its evolution from the late 19th century to the present day. Organized chronologically, the book illuminates the dynamic relationship between design and manufacturing as well as the roles of technology,... (read more)

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Creative Design of Products and Systems (09 Edition)
Creative Design of Products and Systems (09 Edition)
by Saeed Benjamin Niku
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Presenting general designs and concepts, this book offers a strong cross-disciplinary perspective. It emphasizes creative problem-solving to help readers learn how to apply the information. Mechanical, electrical, architectural, and many other examples... (read more)

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Getting the Picture: A Brief Guide to Understanding and Creating Visual Texts
Getting the Picture: A Brief Guide to Understanding and Creating Visual Texts
by Marcia F. Muth and Karla Saari Kitalong
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This handy illustrated booklet gives students critical tools for examining visual documents and creating their own. The first part offers basic guidelines for document design, and the second part helps students to read visual texts and think critically... (read more)

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Color Workbook-with Mysearchlab Access (4TH 13 Edition)
Color Workbook-with Mysearchlab Access (4TH 13 Edition)
by Becky Koenig
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions... (read more)

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Pioneers of Modern Design Rev Update Edition
Pioneers of Modern Design Rev Update Edition
by Nikolaus Pevsner
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This expanded edition of a classic study of the history of modern design provides Pevsner's original text along with significant new and updated information, enhancing Pevsner's illuminating account of the roots of Modernism.... (read more)

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