Principles of Two Dimensional Design

Author: Wucius Wong
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471289604
Release Date: 1972-12-15
Genre: Architecture

Understanding the elements of two-dimensional design and the infinite options available in organizing choices made are at the core of this book. Wong surveys all concepts of forms and structures, covering most situations in two-dimensional composition, formal or informal.

Principles of Three Dimensional Design

Author: Wucius Wong
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold
ISBN: UOM:39015020375682
Release Date: 1977
Genre: Art

Helps beginning designers think sculpturally by examining the elements of three-dimensional design and the use of simple planes and lines in geometric construction

Introduction to Two Dimensional Design

Author: John Bowers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471292249
Release Date: 1999-01-18
Genre: Architecture

A comprehensive introduction to the principles, issues, and uses of two-dimensional design In Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design, respected designer and educator John Bowers provides a solid foundation in timeless design principles that are immune to fads and trends. With the help of more than 160 revealing illustrations, he explores both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of 2D design, interweaving historical accounts with penetrating analyses of visual principles and issues found in important contemporary examples. He demonstrates how competing approaches to 2D design--including those based on intuition, play, chance, and empirical research--can be used successfully, either alone or in combination. An excellent book for foundation design courses and a valuable working resource for artists and design professionals, Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design: * Integrates applications from fine art, graphic design, architecture, interior design, and industrial design, as well as from nature and the vernacular landscape * Covers the latest design technology, including video, Web design, and interactive media * Features examples in context that provide the basis for methodical explanations of processes and outcomes

Principles of Form and Design

Author: Wucius Wong
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471285528
Release Date: 1993-09-15
Genre: Design

An unprecedented package that gives readers the content of three important references by one of today's most influential design writers. This is a master class in the principles and practical fundamentals of design that will appeal to a broad audience of graphic artists and designers.

Launching the Imagination

Author: Mary Stewart
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077773489
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Genre: Art

Launching the Imagination treats design as both a verb and a noun—as both a process and a product. Design is deliberate—a process of exploring multiple solutions and choosing the most promising option. Through an immersion in 2-D, 3-D, and 4-D concepts, students are encouraged to develop methods of thinking visually that will serve them throughout their studies and careers.

Foundations of Design 2nd Edition

Author: Jeff Davis
Publisher: Tempe Digital
ISBN: 9780986163739
Release Date: 2016-04-07
Genre: Design

Foundations of Design by Jeff Davis provides a straightforward examination of the basic principles of two-dimensional design. Written in a clear and concise style, this textbook presents the elements of design in a logical order, with each chapter building on the next. The book employs a highly visual design with numerous diagrams that elegantly illustrate the fundamental design concepts. The diagrams are paired with relevant examples of contemporary art that connect theory to application. Foundations of Design has been written to be accessible by anyone with an interest in art or design. The efficient, practical approach provides useful guidance for beginning students and practicing professionals alike. The universal ideas on visual communication are appropriate for any creative field, including fine art, graphic design, advertising, illustration, web design, and photography. Foundations of Design is an essential addition to any art and design library. TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 - Design Chapter 2 - Format Chapter 3 - Line Chapter 4 - Shape Chapter 5 - Size Chapter 6 - Color Chapter 7 - Texture Chapter 8 - Composition Chapter 9 - Space Chapter 10 - Grouping Chapter 11 - Contrast Chapter 12 - Balance Chapter 13 - Emphasis Chapter 14 - Movement Chapter 15 - Unity

Principles of Three dimensional Design

Author: Stephen Luecking
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0130959758
Release Date: 2002-01
Genre: Art

/9597E-9, 0-13-095975-8, Luecking, Stephen, Object, Space, and Meaning: Principles of Three Dimensional Design/ This book provides a thorough examination of form and organization concepts, and sets them in artistic, cultural, and theoretical contexts. It covers the traditional principles of an introduction to three-dimensional design, but with a slant that shows them to be viable and effective while linked to more contemporary approaches. This necessitates illustrations taken from highly diverse societies, and a large number of examples drawn form nature and science. Chapter topics include problem solving; forms in space; planes in space; organization; surface and relief; mass and void; line and point; color and material; structure; time and kinetics; notes on meaning; place; and virtual space. For use by community art centers, and other teachers of three-dimensional art.

The Art of Three Dimensional Design

Author: Louis Wolchonok
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486157214
Release Date: 2013-04-16
Genre: Art

Profusely illustrated guide shows how basic shapes and surfaces — plane, prismatic, cylindric, conical, spherical, more — can be adapted and combined to create hundreds of new designs. Over 100 illustrations.

Design Principles and Problems

Author: Paul Zelanski
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0155016156
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Art

This book is the result of a unique collaboration between an artist who has taught basic design and an experienced professional writer of college textbooks. Together we have tried to create a book that prepares a solid foundation for studying all the fine and applied arts and is at the same time readable, interesting, and clear.


Author: Robin Landa
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 1418011606
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Computers

2D: Visual Basics for Designers features a concept-based approach that explores the fundamental elements, principles, and applications of two-dimensional design for print and screen-based media. This striking new book covers 2D applications in a variety of visual communications-from graphic design and advertising design to environmental design and illustration. Building a strong foundation in two-dimensional design, 2D: Visual Basics for Designers not only provides readers with essential content; it also teaches the conceptual and analytical skills designers must have to think visually, critically, and creatively.

Shaping Space

Author: Paul Zelanski
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0030765463
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Art

As a guide to introductory three-dimensional design or sculpture, SHAPING SPACE offers an in-depth exploration of the aesthetic and practical considerations of working in three dimensions. Discussions of technique cover a range of media, including assorted fibers, ceramics, and even virtual design using the computer as a tool. Suggested studio projects provide structured assignments that relate directly to textual materials.

Two Dimensional Man

Author: Paul Sahre
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781683350019
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Design

In Two-Dimensional Man, Paul Sahre shares deeply revealing stories that serve as the unlikely inspiration behind his extraordinary thirty-year design career. Sahre explores his mostly vain attempts to escape his "suburban Addams Family" upbringing and the death of his elephant-trainer brother. He also wrestles with the cosmic implications involved in operating a scanner, explains the disappearance of ice machines, analyzes a disastrous meeting with Steely Dan, and laments the typos, sunsets, and poor color choices that have shaped his work and point of view. Two-Dimensional Man portrays the designer's life as one of constant questioning, inventing, failing, dreaming, and ultimately making.

Elements and Principles of 4D Art and Design

Author: Ellen Mueller
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190225149
Release Date: 2016-02-12
Genre: Arts, Modern

Elements and Principles of 4D Art and Design is a core text for 4D foundational studies, offering students an accessible and hands-on introduction to the new elements and principles of time-based art. Suitable for both majors and non-majors, the book begins by reviewing basic aesthetic concepts and the principles and elements of 2- and 3D design to help students make connections between more familiar art forms and the new world of 4D design. Through a range of exercises and activities, students will hone improvisation, brainstorming, and critical thinking skills while gaining experience in a range of technologies related to 4D design such as simple video and audio recording and editing. Visit for additional material, including: - Interviews, videos, and audio files for a selection of examples cited throughout the text - Links and suggestions for online technical resources related to DSLR camera use, video editing, audio recording and editing, and stop-motion animation - Links to additional resources on artists and art for more in-depth learning

Principles of Color Design

Author: Wucius Wong
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
ISBN: UOM:39015041283675
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Color in design

An introduction to colour for all graphic designers and artists. This revised edition offers 50 per cent new material, including coverage of electronic colour and 11 series of colour guides, with each series representing a family of colours

Graphic Design

Author: Ellen Lupton
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781568989471
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Design

How do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside the design annuals and monographs of other designers' work. For those looking to challenge the cut-and-paste mentality there are few resources that are both informative and inspirational. In Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton, best-selling author of such books as Thinking with Type and Design It Yourself, and design educator Jennifer Cole Phillips refocus design instruction on the study of the fundamentals of form in a critical, rigorous way informed by contemporary media, theory, and software systems