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Rethinking Design and Interiors

Rethinking Design and Interiors

By: Shashi Caan

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 20-MAR-2012

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The world is increasingly and rapidly being affected by environmental and technological changes. It is imperative that the design profession address these developments with a new way of thinking. This book points the way for the design of interiors in this newly complex world and will be indispensable for students, practitioners, and theoreticians.The book is divided into four chapters that explore aspects of the human experience of the interior, from man's earliest search for shelter to an outline of past and current thinking on design, psychology and well-being. An epilog looks at such...

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Thinking About Architecture

Thinking about Architecture

By: Colin Davies

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 20-MAR-2012

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In order to understand architecture in all its cultural complexity it is necessary to grasp certain basic concepts such as representation, form, and space. The aim of this book is to provide teachers, students, practicing architects, and curious general readers with a set of ideas that will enrich their conversation, their writing, and above all their thinking about architecture.The book is divided into eight chapters, each covering a particular aspect of architecture, and introduces difficult concepts gradually. Architectural theorists and philosophers are mentioned in passing and their...

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Production For Print

Production for Print

By: Mark Gatter

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 20-MAR-2012

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This book gives designers the confidence to do everything necessary to ensure trouble-free, high-quality printing—to calibrate images (color and black and white); adjust trapping levels in all the major software applications, and mix colors that won't print as something that is a complete surprise. It explains scanning and resolution, and discusses good and bad image formats, describing techniques to make images look good in print—even if they have been downloaded from the internet. There is advice on how to get accurate quotes from a printer, a checklist to use when sending a job to print,...

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

The Visual Dictionary of Architecture

By: Gavin Ambrose; Paul Harris; Sally Stone

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2007

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture is a comprehensive guide to the numerous terms associated with, and used within, the field of architecture. Over 250 architectural terms are explained and contextualised, with concise definitions accompanied by illustrations and examples taken from historical and contemporary architecture. The dictionary covers traditional terms still in current usage, modern terminology and a wide variety of practical terms, movements and styles. ...

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Design Management

Design Management

By: Kathryn Best

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2006

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Design Management: Managing Design Strategy, Process and Implementation is a guide to the key knowledge, practice and skills involved in design management. Opening with a contextual overview of the subject, it explores the stages involved in the application of design to business. Areas of key practical skill are outlined to bridge the gap between creativity management, academic theory and professional practice. Each topic is accompanied by key questions about the issues raised, while professional case studies and interviews demonstrate the knowledge and practices described. The book includes...

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The Fundamentals of Fashion Design

The Fundamentals of Fashion Design

By: Richard Sorger; Jenny Udale

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2006

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The Fundamentals of Fashion Design offers an illustrated introduction to the key elements of fashion design from the initial concept of a fashion idea through to realising it in 3D form. From research to design, different types of fabrics and their properties, machinery and methods of construction are all examined. The book discusses how a collection is formed, whom it is designed for and how it is promoted. An overview of jobs within the fashion industry is included supported by interviews with designers, stylists, photographers, buyers and agents The visual material provided throughout the...

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Left to Right

Left to Right

By: David Crow

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 14-MAR-2012

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Left to Right is detailed study of the development of image-based language and culture in the latter half of the twentieth century. It demonstrates that the development of language has gone hand in hand with the development of technology, discussing the challenge posed to alphabetic information by the rapid development of screenbased media over the latter half of the twentieth century, which has seen the introduction of an increasingly portable range of digital technologies. With this has come an increasingly image-based use of language. The increasing convergence of the television with the...

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Design-Type Research in Information Systems

Design-Type Research in Information Systems

By: Rustam Vahidov

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 29-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 09-MAR-2012

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Design-type research deals with the multidisciplinary issues of methodology of design, design principles and guidelines, and philosophy of design with the aim of producing knowledge that aids designers in becoming more effective and efficient. <strong>Design-Type Research in Information Systems: Findings and Practices</strong> aims to demonstrate that Design-Type Research is a legitimate scientific activity, particularly in the context of the field of Information Systems. Contending that the philosophy, methodology and principles of traditional science also apply to design-type of science,...

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Basics Textile Design 01: Sourcing Ideas

Basics Textile Design 01: Sourcing Ideas

By: Josephine Steed; Frances Stevenson

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 02-MAR-2012

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The first in our Basics Textile Design series, Sourcing Ideas: Researching color, surface, structure, texture and pattern will help textile designers to achieve the most from their designs. It introduces the core concepts and techniques of effective research in a clear and straightforward style. Research informs the decisions made throughout the design process. This title, specific to textile design, will ensure that you start off on the right foot. The book covers print, weave and embellishment, and will therefore be useful to all students of textile design. It also contains checklists to...

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Brand Bible: The Complete Guide to Building, Designing, and Sustaining Brands

Brand Bible: The Complete Guide to Building, Designing, and Sustaining Brands

By: Debbie Millman

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2012

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Brand Bible is a comprehensive resource on brand design fundamentals....

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Art Revolution

Art Revolution

By: Lisa Cyr

Publisher: North Light Books

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 18-FEB-2012

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With an unprecedented array of media and digital tools at their disposal, today's artists are faced with unlimited possibilities for creative experimentation. Never before has there been such innovation in the way art can be conceptualized, produced and presented. Art Revolution is on the cutting-edge, exploring how artists are reinterpreting, reinventing and redefining everything from the surfaces on which they work to the way viewers interact with their finished pieces. This book ventures off the beaten path to track the creative directions and signature styles of twenty-one of today's...

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Art Escapes

Art Escapes

By: Dory Kanter

Publisher: North Light Books

Publication Date: 02-AUG-2003

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Inspire your creative spirit - everyday! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, Art Escapes provides the ideas and encouragement you need to discover greater creativity and artistic confidence, even when you're short on time. Professional artist and instructor Dory Kanter shows you how to: Experience more fun and greater confidence drawing and painting Express yourself and experiment everyday with an art journal Reinterpret daily life with simple, beautiful sketches Find painting inspiration in unexpected places Paint freely, intuitively and passionately with a simple...

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Masterful Color

Masterful Color

By: Arlene Steinberg

Publisher: North Light Books

Publication Date: 19-AUG-2011

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Masterful Color will redefine the way you think about colored pencils. By employing classic techniques such as tonal under painting, chiaroscuro and color layering, you will achieve a depth and intensity of color that rivals the celebrated paintings of the Old Masters. • 15 step-by-step demonstrations teach a classic approach to color, value and composition • features a gorgeous range of subject matter, from luscious fruits and flowers to shimmering porcelain, crystal, silver, glass and more • all the lessons come together in a grand, start-to-finish painting demonstration, from initial...

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Basics Interior Design 02: Exhibition Design

Basics Interior Design 02: Exhibition Design

By: Pam Locker

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2010

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Basics Interior Design 02: Exhibition Design explores the role of the exhibition designer as a creative practitioner, and seeks to communicate a better understanding of exhibition design as a discipline. This umbrella term incorporates the development of commercial trade fairs, brand experiences, themed attractions, world expositions, museum galleries, visitor centres, historic houses, landscape interpretation and art installations. Millions of people visit exhibitions of one sort or another every year, constituting a multi-billion dollar global industry. This book offers a comprehensive...

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Basics Design 08: Design Thinking

Basics Design 08: Design Thinking

By: Gavin Ambrose; Paul Harris

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2009

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Basics Design: Design Thinking is an introduction to the process of generating creative ideas and concepts used by designers in order to start the process that leads to a finished piece of work. This focus on ideas and methods favours a useable approach to design as a problem-solving activity. This is supported by practical work examples and case studies from leading contemporary design studios, accompanied by concise descriptions, technical expansions and diagrammatic visualisations. Basics Design: Design Thinking teaches the generation of ideas as a practical skill, vital to the creation...

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Basics Interior Architecture 02: Context + Environment

Basics Interior Architecture 02: Context + Environment

By: Graeme Brooker; Sally Stone

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2008

Insert Date: 31-JAN-2012

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Basics Interior Architecture: Context and Environment examines the ways in which elements based both inside and outside of the host building can influence and affect the interior space. The book proposes a method of interpretation, evaluation and utilisation of physical factors, such as light and orientation, the contextual issues of the urban form and the subject of sustainability, and their influences on the design of the interior and the remodelling of existing buildings. Detailed studies of contemporary work are used to support theory, making this book an invaluable reference tool to...

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The Fundamentals of Printed Textile Design

The Fundamentals of Printed Textile Design

By: Alex Russell

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2011

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The Fundamentals of Printed Textile Design provides students with an introduction to the creative skills, techniques and processes required by textile designers in order to produce a professional, creative and commercially aware portfolio. Aimed at textiles and fashion undergraduates, this book outlines the process of creating designs, looking at the vital role played by drawing, color, style and content. It analyzes how to contextualize and visually communicate effectively, whether through traditional design staples or via a more innovative approach. The book also examines the technical and...

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Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design

Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design

By: Nancy Rottle; Ken Yocom

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2011

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Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design provides an overview of ecological design and planning for landscape architects. This book explores the concepts and themes important to the contemporary practice of ecological design and planning in a highly accessible and richly illustrated format. Focusing primarily on urban environments, the book examines the relationships between ecological design theory and design methods. It describes and illustrates the basic structures and functions of natural and human systems through landscape ecology principles and the dynamics of landscape...

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Basics Fashion Management 01: Concept to Customer

Basics Fashion Management 01: Concept to Customer

By: Virginia Grose

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 18-JAN-2012

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Basics Fashion Management 01: Concept to Customer examines the fashion business in detail. Aimed at fashion merchandising, buying and business undergraduates, this handbook is relevant to anyone interested in working in the fashion industry. Highlighting the skills and considerations needed to manage products, this book will also help readers to understand processes such as product development, the supply chain and branding. It examines traditional and newer roles within the industry, discussing the roles of buyers, retailers and merchandisers. Interviews, photographs and case studies...

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The Fundamentals of Fashion Management

The Fundamentals of Fashion Management

By: Susan Dillon

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 18-JAN-2012

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The Fundamentals of Fashion Management is the first in the new Fashion Management series, which takes an in-depth look at the varied and competitive fashion trade. Giving readers a behind-the-scenes insight into the roles and processes of the industry, this title combines creative and business approaches for those who want to gain an understanding of what it means to work in the fashion sector. Clearly organized chapters explore fashion forecasting, merchandising and communication, as well as the events incorporated in the fashion calendar. Overall, the book forms an informative and...