Introduction to Design

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-22
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This book covers two dimensional design (basic design fundamentals) and is geared toward first-year undergraduates in fine art and design. A comprehensive, well illustrated introduction to the basic principles underlying all of the two-dimensional arts, this book covers the elements and principles of two-dimensional design.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 8
Elementsp. 13
Points and Linesp. 15
Introductionp. 16
Pointsp. 20
Types of Linep. 22
Line Directionp. 24
Boxndash;De Stijl: Netherlands, 1917-32p. 25
Boxndash;Constructivism: Russia, 1919-34p. 26
Line Qualityp. 28
Lines and Outlinesndash;Describing Shapesp. 30
Boxndash;Pop Art: England and America, 1950-70sp. 31
Contours, Wireframes, and Freeform Gesturep. 32
Lines as Valuendash;Cross-Hatching and Screeningp. 34

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