Design Basics

Design Basics
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Author: David A. Lauer,Stephen Pentak
Pages: 278
ISBN: UOM:39015050139370
Release: 2000
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

DESIGN BASICS is a popular introduction to two-dimensional design. Each concept is presented in a full two-page spread, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. Visual examples from many periods and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design.

Training Design Basics 2nd Edition

Training Design Basics  2nd Edition
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Author: Saul Carliner
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9781607285007
Release: 2015-09-16
Editor: Association for Talent Development

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Design Basics 3D

Design Basics  3D
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Author: Richard Roth,Stephen Pentak
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781133710592
Release: 2012-04-02
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

DESIGN BASICS:3D presents three-dimensional design concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-use book demystifies the design process as it illustrates the elements of exceptional 3D design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Design Basics 3D

Design Basics  3D
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Author: Richard Roth,Stephen Pentak
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0495915785
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

DESIGN BASICS:3D presents three-dimensional design concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-use book demystifies the design process as it illustrates the elements of exceptional 3D design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Design Basics

Design Basics
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Author: Stephen Pentak,Richard Roth,David A. Lauer
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1133310427
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

3D Design ideas and principles in one easy to use resource.

Design Basics

Design Basics
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Author: David A. Lauer,Stephen Pentak
Pages: 308
ISBN: 0495501409
Release: 2008
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

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Gardentopia Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Spaces

Gardentopia  Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Spaces
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Author: Jan Johnsen
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781682683972
Release: 2019-04-02
Editor: The Countryman Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

“Gardentopia is that rare marriage of the art of landscaping and the technical knowledge of how to compose a landscape—boiled down to readily understood and easily executed actions. This book puts you in the driver’s seat and shows you how to chart the course to your own personal garden utopia.” - Margie Grace, Grace Design Associates Any backyard has the potential to refresh and inspire if you know what to do. Jan Johnsen’s new book, Gardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Spaces, will delight all garden lovers with over 130 lushly illustrated landscape design and planting suggestions. Ms. Johnsen is an admired designer and popular speaker whose hands-on approach to “co-creating with nature” will have you saying, “I can do that!’ This info-packed, sumptuous book offers individual tips for enhancing any size landscape using ‘real world’ solutions. The suggestions are grouped into five categories that include Garden Design and Artful Accents, Walls, Patios, and Steps and Plants and Planting, among others. Whether you are an experienced gardener or a landscaping novice, Gardentopia will inspire you with tips such as ‘Soften a Corner”, “Paint it Black”, and “Hide and Reveal”.

Design Basics Index

Design Basics Index
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Author: Jim Krause
Pages: 360
ISBN: 1581805012
Release: 2004-12-03
Editor: HOW Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Master the 3 C's of Head-Turning Design! Cover your basics with the book that covers everything from typography and color to layout and business issues! Jim Krause, author of the popular Index series, guides you through the understanding and practice of the three elements every successful visual design must have: Components: Learn how to get the most out of the photos, illustrations, icons, typography, linework, decoration, borders and backgrounds you use within your design. Composition: Practice combining the components of a design in a visually appealing way by using the principles of placement, grouping, alignment, flow and spacing to create a pleasing, cohesive design. Concept: Utilize the intangible elements of theme, connotation and style to present and deliver your message in a way that will wow your clients every time. Whether you're a new, mid-level or experienced designer who is brainstorming ideas or finalizing your presentation, this handy-to-use, take-it-with-you book will instruct and inspire you to new heights of creativity.

Graphic Design

Graphic Design
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Author: Ellen Lupton,Jennifer Cole Phillips
Pages: 247
ISBN: 9781616893446
Release: 2014-04-15
Editor: Chronicle Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

Sustainable Design Basics

Sustainable Design Basics
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Author: Sharon B. Jaffe,Rob Fleming,Mark Karlen,Saglinda H. Roberts
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781119443735
Release: 2020-02-26
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An accessible, climate-diverse guide that transforms readers from sustainable design novices to whole-solution problem solvers. Sustainable Design Basics is a student-friendly introduction to a holistic and integral view of sustainable design. Comprehensive in scope, this textbook presents basic technical information, sustainability strategies, and a practical, step-by-step approach for sustainable building projects. Clear and relatable chapters illustrate how to identify the factors that reduce energy use, solve specific sustainable design problems, develop holistic design solutions, and address the social and cultural aspects of sustainable design. Requiring no prior knowledge of the subject, the text’s easy-to-follow methodology leads readers through the fundamental sustainable design principles for the built environment. Sustainably-constructed and maintained buildings protect the health and improve the productivity of their occupants, as well as help to restore the global ecosystem. The authors, leading practitioners and educators in sustainable design, have created a resource that provides a solid introduction to broad level sustainability thinking that students can take forward into their professional practice. Topics include space planning for sustainable design, integrative and collaborative design, standards and rating systems, real-world strategies to conserve energy and resources through leveraging renewable natural resources and innovative construction techniques and their impact on our environment. Usable and useful both in and beyond the classroom, this book: Covers building location strategies, building envelopes and structures, integration of passive and active systems, green materials, and project presentation Examines cultural factors, social equity, ecological systems, and aesthetics Provides diverse student exercises that vary by climate, geography, setting, perspective, and typology Features a companion website containing videos for each sustainable strategy, matrices, templates, Sketch-Up and AutoCAD files, PowerPoint slides, and extensive instructor resources Sustainable Design Basics is an important resource aimed at undergraduate architecture and interior design students, or first-year graduate students, as well as design professionals wishing to integrate sustainable design knowledge and techniques into their practice.

Graphic Design Basics

Graphic Design Basics
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Author: Amy E. Arntson
Pages: 242
ISBN: 1111354316
Release: 2012
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

GRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS, International Edition combines design principles, history, and current technology to present students a comprehensive introduction to the field of graphic design. Keeping pace with rapid changes in the field of design, while maintaining a consistently high academic quality, the text emphasizes design structure, visual perception and digital design, with a wide range of visuals from throughout design history, as well as the latest contemporary illustrations. Each chapter provides assignments with student sample solutions and critique sections to help students apply the concepts and assess their work. This market leader’s interwoven combination of concept, history, and practice rarely found in other graphic design texts has been enriched by integrating material specific to digital design. The accompanying Premium Website offers students bonus images, interviews with artists featured in the text, additional projects, studio techniques and research links.

Lighting Design Basics

Lighting Design Basics
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Author: Mark Karlen,Christina Spangler,James R. Benya
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781119394310
Release: 2017-09-12
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A visual, real-world guide to professional lighting design Lighting Design Basics is the essential guide to this basic, but difficult-to-master aspect of interior design. Offering fundamental concepts and prescriptive techniques in a highly visual format, this book provides clear, practical guidance on utilizing the latest in lighting techniques and technology to showcase a space without sacrificing utility. Covering more than 25 different design scenarios with in-depth rationale for proposed solutions, this book provides insightful distribution diagrams, floor plans, and details for lighting installation and construction. Real-world case studies illustrate lighting design in residential, commercial, healthcare, education, and hospitality settings, and skill-building exercises offer practice for real-world projects as well as NCIDQ and NCARB exam preparation. This new third edition includes new instructor support materials, coverage of computer calculation software, and in-depth discussion on the latest in LED lighting. Lighting is changing, both in the technology itself, and in the way a designer must approach it. This book provides immersive instruction through real-world settings, and practical guidance suited for immediate application in everyday projects. Get up-to-date on the latest methods and technology for lighting design Examine more than 25 design scenarios for different types of spaces Complete exercises to hone your skills or prepare for the NCIDQ or NCARB Create simple lighting designs and collaborate with architects on complex projects Lighting can make or break a space. Improper lighting lends a space an uncomfortable feel, can induce headaches or eyestrain, and can even be hazardous—but thoughtfully designed and executed lighting adds that extra element so often missing from typical spaces. Lighting Design Basics shows you how to elevate any space through the fundamental tools and concepts of professional lighting design.

Drafting Design

Drafting   Design
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Author: Travis Kelly Wilson
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1563678373
Release: 2011-04-01
Editor: Fairchild Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Using a residential design scenario that increases in scope from chapter to chapter and results in a complete set of working drawings, Drafting and Design: Basics for Interior Design teaches the art of drafting through hands-on application. Introducing essential drafting tools, equipment, and methods, the book is designed to help interior designers develop an understanding of space planning and leverage manual drafting skills to design usable and livable space.

Design Basics for Rug Hookers

Design Basics for Rug Hookers
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Author: Susan L. Feller
Pages: 97
ISBN: 9781881982883
Release: 2011
Editor: Ampry Publishing, LLC

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

* Design elements every rug hooker should know

App Design Basics for Professionals

App Design Basics for Professionals
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Author: Jennifer Carrington
Pages: 172
ISBN: 9781984522429
Release: 2018-05-11
Editor: Xlibris Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

It is my unique, personal honor to bequeath shards of wisdom to an inspiring woman of God, fellow businesswoman, and professional confidantJennifer Carrington. She has crafted a timely, succinct, and relevant treatise. This work is a culmination of successive years of fine-tuning, labor, contemplation, and learning moments. This masterpiece, though laconic, injects a cornucopia of powerful principles and emits laser focus on the art of business branding, content, and presentation. Frankly, this book should be a required reading in both the halls of academia and for small/medium enterprises alike. As a personal and business mentor of Jennifer, I have witnessed firsthand how this driven and dogged businesswoman masterfully utilizes the concepts noted in this book in her own businessJ Carrington + Associates. She has proven to me on multiple occasions the value and pertinence of branding, content, and presentation. Her firm has, without slight hesitation, provided astute excellence and value-added service to our jurisdictional platform since I began working with her. As a competent, proven, and savvy businesswoman myself, Ive trodden the deserted road of entrepreneurial persistence from my youth. During the last thirty-three years of trudging through provinces of resistance, peaks of success, and valleys of trepidation, Ive learned the utter importance of crafting and molding the essential elements of branding. Without the organic and pliable foundation of branding, my quick-serve restaurant holdings company, V & J, would have flatlined with my initial Burger King acquisition. But by positioning and pivoting my firm as a brand unto itself, my company has been catapulted into a vast conglomeration of multiple food-service brands. As such and with the advent of global technology and social media, branding should be the lifeblood of any. Congratulations, Jennifer, and on serious entrepreneurial endeavorswhether small or large. Read this book and find out why! May the Lord continue to shine his favor upon you as share your insights and unpretentious learnings relative to branding, creation content, relational data maintenance, and presentational swagger with us all. Dr. Valerie Daniels-Carter, president and CEO, V & J Holding Companies Inc.

Studio Companion Series Design Basics

Studio Companion Series Design Basics
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Author: Donna Fullmer
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1609010922
Release: 2012-02-03
Editor: Fairchild Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Studio Companion Series consists of four books, available separately or as a set, that provide a launch pad into the study of design and architecture. Clear instructions and a wealth of examples give students a comprehensive look at the entire design process, from concept to presentation. Developed for today's student, the books present material in a contemporary and graphic manner and are compact and highly portable. The series includes: Design Basics, Drafting Basics, 3D Design Basics, and Presentation Basics. Design Basics familiarizes students with the fundamental elements and principles of design, offering them a vocabulary with which to understand and discuss interiors and architecture. Using well-articulated definitions and clear, highly-visual examples, this full-color book will expand students' appreciation of design and help them get started creating their own spaces.

Lighting Design Basics

Lighting Design Basics
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Author: Mark Karlen,James R. Benya
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781118039786
Release: 2011-01-14
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Lighting is a basic, yet difficult-to-master, element of interior design, and Lighting Design Basics provides the information you need in a concise, highly visual format. Two leading designers, both with decades of experience, offer straightforward coverage of concepts and techniques, and present realistic goals you can use as guides to creating simple, typical lighting designs and when collaborating with professional designers on more complex projects. Design scenarios for more than twenty different spaces illustrate real-world case studies for illuminating residential and commercial spaces, from kitchens to doctors' offices. Each scenario includes an in-depth rationale for the proposed solution, insightful lighting distribution diagrams, floor plans, and details for lighting installation and construction. In addition, exercises allow you to develop lighting design skills in preparation for working on actual projects, as well as the NCIDQ and NCARB exams. Packed with informative illustrations, Lighting Design Basics is an invaluable resource for students, as well as interior designers and architects studying for professional licensing exams.

Lens Design Basics

Lens Design Basics
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Author: Christoph Gerhard
Pages: 188
ISBN: 0750322411
Release: 2020-12-22
Editor: Myprint

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Basics Design 01 Format

Basics Design 01  Format
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Author: Gavin Ambrose,Paul Harris
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9782940373284
Release: 2004-11-01
Editor: AVA Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Basics Design: Format discusses the issue of physical dimension as a cornerstone of graphic design. Often overlooked due to its utilitarian nature, the size and shape of a product is nevertheless a key aspect of its eventual impact. The book demonstrates how a creative approach to format selection and a careful consideration of presentation space can produce dramatic results, within all print and digital media. It examines established format standards and, with the aid of fully-illustrated examples, suggests how thoughtful application of pre-existing models can add an extra dimension to design. Format represents the physical point of contact with the user; affecting how we receive a design’s printed or online information. Basics Design: Format provides a detailed guide to its successful implementation for students and professionals alike.

Design for Communication

Design for Communication
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Author: Elizabeth Resnick
Pages: 264
ISBN: 0471418293
Release: 2003-06-10
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Complete coverage of basic design principles illustrated by student examples Design for Communication offers a unique approach to mastering the basic design principles, conceptual problem-solving methods, and critical-thinking skills that distinguish graphic designers from desktop technicians. This book presents forty-two basic to advanced graphic design and typography assignments collaboratively written by college educators to teach the fundamental processes, concepts, and techniques through hands-on applications. Each assignment is illustrated with actual student solutions, and each includes a process narrative and an educator's critical analysis revealing the reasoning behind the creative strategies employed by each individual student solution. Assignments are organized from basic to advanced within six sections: * The elements and principles of design * Typography as image * Creative word play * Word and image * Grid and visual hierarchy * Visual advocacy Design for Communication is a highly visual resource of instruction, information, ideas, and inspiration for students and professionals.