A series which provides an education in visual understanding and discrimination.
This pictorial survey of Western architecture, covering ancient Egyptian times to the present, contains two thousand drawings of buildings, ground plans, and architectural details. The book includes maps, time-charts, and a very brief text.
Here is an effective and contemporary approach to conventional one and two-dimensional modes of education. The author has borrowed 'cells' from the field of biotechnics as 'units of thought' for the solving of problems in design. He uses these space cells as units of structure and functional space. The book is...
Profusely illustrated guide shows how basic shapes and surfaces — plane, prismatic, cylindric, conical, spherical, and more — can be adapted and combined to create hundreds of new designs. Applications are endless. Also covers properties of various materials, tools, collaborating with other designers, more. Over...
Explicit diagrams and sketches illustrate this guide to portraying such optical perspectives as distance, shadows, reflections, and angles.
This provides a comprehensive study of the art of paper sculpture, construction, and its use for window display, advertising, decoration, and education.
Offering imaginative insight into the area where mathematics and the arts meet, this book may be used as a practical tool by the architect, designer or scientist who has to deal with such problems as defining space, distributing patterns, packing and stacking, and communication links.
The aim of this book is make the graphic designer more aware if diagrams, their use and design. The book has three parts, each covering different aspects of the subject: statistical diagrams, explanatory and statistical maps, explanatory diagrams.
The aim of this book is to help people who have some professional (or spare-time) interest in radio and electronics to realise the possibilities of the transistor; and to show them how to exploit these possibilities intelligently.
This is a book about modelling, but all the models derive from the basic shapes of sphere, cone, crystal, plate, strip, rod and spiral. The book is intended for those who enjoy using their hands creatively. It will be particularly valuable to non-specialist teachers who want introduce modern creative work into art and...