Design Elements: Understanding The Rules And Knowing When To Break Them

This updated version of Rockport’s bestselling Design Elements offers expanded and updated content in a new, cleaner format for easier navigation. Author Timothy Samara has added more than 50 new diagrams and more than 100 new images of real-world projects with an increased emphasis on web and environmental design projects. The 20 Rules for Good Design has been revisited and expanded to 25 Rules. The book covers all the design fundam...


Great book featuring the art and artists of the Neo Classical period in art history. 109 black and white illustrations of works of art and architecture, painting, sculpture. Artists include: David, Ingres, Gros, Greuze and other artists and architects. Includes notes / bibliogarphy. Softcover. 221 pages. Measures 5 by 7 3/4 inches. Interesting book, nicely illustrated.

Cut And Fold Techniques For Pop-up Designs

Introducing techniques for making pop-ups from one sheet of card, the third title in this series on paper engineering takes folding techniques into the third dimension. Each chapter introduces a new technical idea and shows how that technique can be adapted in many different ways, or combined with techniques from earlier chapters. These 3-D techniques can be incorporated into any design where typography and/or illustration are used, ...

Teaching Art And Design

A thorough grounding in art and design is an essential part of a rounded education, yet art and design education is not always given the prominence it deserves. Roy Prentice redresses the balance with a carefully structured collection of chapters. Each article has a different focus and tackles a contemporary issue in the field - looking to exiting new directions for curriculum development. Throughout, the book demonstrates that the g...

Birds Of Prey Coloring Book

Noted wildlife illustrator presents detailed accurate renderings of 42 species — bald eagle, common black hawk, great horned owl, Andean condor, osprey, crested caracara, turkey vulture, peregrine falcon (on a dramatic double-page spread), many more. Informative captions.

Fine Art Tips With Lori Mcnee: Painting Techniques And Professional Advice

I love this book! Even as an armature artist, I find the tips easy to follow and extremely useful. This book is well organized and planned. I love seeing that so many top notch artists came together for the common cause of teaching the public about art and sharing their tricks. The book is colorful, lively, and just plain fun. Buy this book, you will not regret it. I've had the book for just a couple weeks and can already see improve...

Store Brand Image Design

This book has selected many distinctive brand image design works from excellent designers all over the word. According to the contents, it has been categorized into five sections, including clothing store, shopping mall, grocery, stationery shop, sports shop and design store in which each of the projects is instructive and profound. Now, with the rapid development of the “cultural industry,” it’s been proved that the brand image desi...

Home Style By City: Ideas And Inspiration From Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, And Copenhagen

Explore the world's most stylish and eclectic residences in this inspired armchair décor guide. Home Style by City captures the essense of five design-forward cities, featuring gorgeously decorated homes from each that reflect local style and inspire internationally. Part city tour—including must-visit flea markets, bits of colorful history, and curated lists of music, books, and films—and part design resource for achieving the vario...