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Barrier-Free Design

Das Buch vermittelt allen Fachplanern, Architekten, aber auch interessierten Bauherren praxisnahe Grundinformationen und planerische Umsetzungsmöglichkeiten zum Thema der Barrierefreiheit. Es zeigt, wie entsprechende Anforderungen in ästhetisch anspruchsvolle Architektur umgesetzt werden können. Und es führt vor, dass die Berücksichtigung der Barrierefreiheit bereits in der frühen Planungsphase nicht zwingend Mehrkosten gegenüber dem...

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Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

From 1802, when the young artist William Edward West began painting portraits on a downriver trip to New Orleans, to 1918, when John Alberts, the last of Frank Duveneck's students, worked in Louisville, a wide variety of portrait artists were active in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley. Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802–1920 charts the course of those artists as they painted the might...

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On Drawing Trees and Nature: A Classic Victorian Manual

This classic of art instruction is the work of James Duffield Harding (1798-1863), who served as drawing master and sketching companion to the great Victorian art critic, John Ruskin. Generations of students have benefited from the teachings of this 19th-century master, who sought always to "produce as near a likeness to Nature, in every respect, as the instrument, or material employed, will admit of; not so much by bona fide imitati...

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Southeast Asian Cartoon Art: History, Trends and Problems

This is the first overview of cartoon art in this important cultural nexus of Asia. The eight essays provide historical and contemporary examinations of cartoons and comics in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, and sociocultural and political analyses of cartooning in Singapore, Myanmar, and Malaysia. The collection benefits from hundreds of interviews with Southeast Asia's major cartoonists, conducted by th...

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Fashioning Diaspora : Beauty, Femininity, and South Asian American Culture

In her insightful study, Fashioning Diaspora, Vanita Reddy carefully maps how transnational itineraries of Indian beauty and fashion shaped South Asian American cultural identities and racialized belonging from the 1990s through the first decade of the twenty-first century. She observes how diasporic subjects engage with and respond to various encounters with Indian beauty and fashion. One of the first books to consider beauty and fa...

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The Fundamentals of Digital Art

A clear, up-to-the-minute look at digital art, The Fundamentals of Digital Art offers complete explanations of physical computing, using data sources, programming, networks for artists, and experimental practices in digital media. Extensive illustrations, ranging from work by established digital artists to recent student work, make every point. Practical, clear workshop diagrams let readers self-study key topics--and the handy, porta...

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The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals

With helpful tips and easy to follow step-by-step lessons, The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals is the perfect resource for artists looking to hone their drawing style and technique.   The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals starts with a thorough introduction to the essential tools and materials artists need to get started, including different types of pencils, sketchbooks, papers, erasers, and more. This h...

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Designing the Editorial Experience

In a world of media that seems to be ever-changing, how do we define what a newspaper, magazine or journal physically is? Are we drinking our morning coffee on a Sunday as we sit down and read our newstablet? Look around any doctor's office waiting room and you will find two people reading the same magazine, one holding the paper version, another on their phone. With so many mediums, designers need to evaluate the best formats to con...

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Design Management for Architects, 2nd Edition

This guide integrates theory and practice to offer practical solutions for architects to improve their design management skills. This unique guide helps architects improve their management skills by addressing the relationship between the management of the design project and the design office. The author demonstrates how a professionally managed project, conceived and delivered within a professionally managed office ensures that clie...

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Essential Skills for 3D Modeling, Rendering, and Animation

The Key to Fully Understanding the Basics of a 3D World Prominently used in games, movies, and on television, 3D graphics are tools of creation used to enhance how material and light come together to manipulate objects in 3D space. A game-changer written for the non-technical mind, Essential Skills for 3D Modeling, Rendering, and Animation examines the complexities of 3D computer-generated art, and outlines the basics of how things w...