Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1950s

Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1950s Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited
Publisher: Conran

The Design Museum and fashion guru Paula Reed present Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1950s. The most exciting, influential and definitive looks of one of the most significant decades in fashion! The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, enterain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to ...

The Bags for Life

The Bags for Life Author: Stuart Hillard
Publisher: Pavilion

Join Stuart Hillard as he expands his expertise from quilt-making to bag-making. Not just a sewing book, Bags for Life teaches you the diversity of bags that you can create once you have learnt the basics. With projects for all levels of crafter, you can work your way up from ...

A Primer for DAZ Studio

A Primer for DAZ Studio Author: Anne Marie Rasmussen
Publisher: Anne Marie Rasmussen

Learn how to use DAZ Studio and create beautiful 3D images within days. This book is designed to teach the beginner to 3D art and the free DAZ Studio software, the basics quickly with simple step by step lessons and detailed pictures. It even includes tips and cheats. This book ...

Digital Design for Print and Web

Digital Design for Print and Web Author: John DiMarco
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The all-inclusive guide—from theory to practice—for print and Web design Any well-conceived print or Web design features the dynamic interplay between visual artistry and technical skill. It becomes important, therefore, for the designer to cultivate an aesthetic eye as well as develop a high degree of computer savvy. ...

Histories of Art and Design Education

Histories of Art and Design Education Author: Mervyn Romans
Publisher: Intellect Books

This Collection of fourteen essays by eleven different authors demonstrates the increasing breadth of enquiry that has taken place in art and design education history over the past two decades, and the expanding range of research models applied to the subject. The essays are grouped into six sections that propose ...


Luxury Author: Patrizia Calefato
Publisher: A&C Black

Luxury has been both celebrated and condemned throughout history right up to the present day. This groundbreaking text examines luxury and its relationship with desire, status, consumption and economic value, exploring why luxury remains prominent even in the context of a global recession. Using approaches from cultural studies, semiotic research ...

Foundations of Color

Foundations of Color Author: Jeff Davis
Publisher: Tempe Digital

Foundations of Color by Jeff Davis provides a straightforward examination of the major topics of color theory. Written in a clear and concise style, this text presents the basic concepts of color in a logical order, with each chapter building on the next. The book employs a highly visual design ...

Pursuing Christ. Creating Art.

Pursuing Christ  Creating Art Author: Gary A. Molander
Publisher: WestBow Press

PURSUING CHRIST. CREATING ART. is written for people who are living in the intersection of the Christian faith, and the creation of art. By their nature, artists look at a life of faith differently, and that unique journey warrants an exploration of what it means to be a Christ-follower and ...


Icon Author: Jeffrey Caldewey
Publisher: Board and Bench Publishing

The wine label is a powerful icon of modern civilization; it is a precious object of art that symbolizes and disseminates the cultural and spiritual values of the land where the wine is grown. Wine label design has undergone a renaissance where art meets marketing in the most powerful way, ...

Vision & Strategy

Vision   Strategy Author: Doris Rothauer
Publisher: Birkhäuser

Creative and social entrepreneurs are at the forefront of building a new economy and shaping our future by being highly visionary and following their path persistently. Visions are the driving force for social innovation. But, without a strategy on how to achieve our vision, the vision stays a vision and ...


Design Author: Bernhard E. Bürdek
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Design today is a global instrument. Bernhard Bürdek traces the progress of design from its beginnings in the late 19th century, through the most significant movements of the 20th century up to those recent developments in biological engineering which will shape the 21st century. Design is now a discipline ...

A Handbook of Early Arabic Kufic Script

A Handbook of Early Arabic Kufic Script Author: S. M. V. Mousavi Jazayeri
Publisher: Blautopf Publishing

A comprehensive textbook of the early Arabic Kufic script, written as a complete reference book for calligraphers, designers, and students of art history and the history of Arabic language and scripts. This beautiful and powerful script was derived from the earlier Hijazi Mashq style of Mecca and Medina, which was ...

Signs of Fingerprints

Signs of Fingerprints Author: Carlos Simpson
Publisher: Carlos Simpson Design Studio

Signs Of Fingerprints and the Art of Handwriting is a retrospective of the artistry and craftsmanship of the Artist Graphic Designer Carlos Simpson from the London United Kingdom. All the images in the book are original with carefully selected fonts which represent in the Author opinion the traditional Western Alphabet ...

Forms of Rockin'

Forms of Rockin Author: Anssi Arte
Publisher: SCB Distributors

"The idea of style and competing for the best style is the key to all forms of rockin'." – Style Wars, 1983. Are subcultures, like graffiti, floating free in their own space, or are they connected to the rest of society? In Forms of Rockin’, graffiti styles are connected to graphic design ...

The Third Wave

The Third Wave Author: Steve Case
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller from Steve Case—the co-founder of AOL—presents “a compelling roadmap for the future…that can help us make sense of the technological changes reshaping our economy and the world. A fascinating read” (Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and founder of LeanIn....

Design for Personalisation

Design for Personalisation Author: Iryna Kuksa
Publisher: Routledge

The principle of personalisation appears in a range of current debates among design professionals, healthcare providers and educationalists about the implications of new technologies and approaches to consumer sovereignty for 'mass' provision. The potential of new technologies implies systems of provision that offer bespoke support to their users, tailoring services ...

The Design of Childhood

The Design of Childhood Author: Alexandra Lange
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

From building blocks to city blocks, an eye-opening exploration of how children's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development. Parents obsess over their children's playdates, kindergarten curriculum, and every bump and bruise, but the toys, classrooms, playgrounds, and neighborhoods little ones engage with are just as important. These objects and ...

Thermal Comfort and Energy-Efficient Cooling of Nonresidential Buildings

Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficient Cooling of Nonresidential Buildings Author: Doreen E. Kalz
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book supports HVAC planners in reducing the cooling energy demand, improving the indoor environment and designing more cost-effective building concepts. High performance buildings have shown that it is possible to go clearly beyond the energy requirements of existing legislation and obtaining good thermal comfort. However, there is still a ...

Impact: Design With All Senses

Impact  Design With All Senses Author: Christoph Gengnagel
Publisher: Springer Nature

This book reflects and expands on the current trend in the building industry to understand, simulate and ultimately design buildings by taking into consideration the interlinked elements and forces that act on them. Shifting away from the traditional focus, which was exclusively on building tasks, this approach presents new challenges ...

The Art Nouveau Style

The Art Nouveau Style Author: Stephan Tschudi Madsen
Publisher: Courier Corporation

DIVAbsorbing, exceptionally detailed study examines early trends, posters, and book illustrations, stylistic influences in architecture; furniture, jewelry, and other applied arts; plus perceptive discussions of artists associated with the movement. /div...

The Art of Innovation

The Art of Innovation Author: Tom Kelley
Publisher: Currency

IDEO, the widely admired, award-winning design and development firm that brought the world the Apple mouse, Polaroid's I-Zone instant camera, the Palm V, and hundreds of other cutting-edge products and services, reveals its secrets for fostering a culture and process of continuous innovation. There isn't a business in America that ...