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  • Encyclopedia of Interior Designby Joanna Banham

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 635.00

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Mid-Century Modern Furnitureby Michael Crow

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 29.99

    Minimalist design--maximum style! In the middle of the last century, a new generation of designers sought to render furniture to its most essential forms. In doing so, they created timeless designs that defined Mid-Century Modern Style. From the sleek geometric lines of Bauhaus-inspired design to the sculptural shapes of Danish masters, this furniture... more...

  • The Beginner's Guide to Upholsteryby Vicky Grubb

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 27.50

    Have you always wanted to upcycle a chair, revamp a stool or make your own headboard but had no idea where to start or thought it was way too difficult? Then this is the book for you! It will take you by the hand and guide you through the techniques you need to give an unloved piece of furniture a new lease of life. The ten step-by-step projects... more...

  • Modern DIY Upholsteryby Vicky Grubb

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 24.99

    Modern DIY Upholstery shows the hobby sewer or complete newcomer how to make the leap into home upholstery taking you gently by the hand, demonstrating the simple techniques you need to bring your love of fabric to upholstered items for the home. Not a dry, highly technical professional upholstery manual, this bright and accessible book presents... more...

  • Gute Gestaltung 15 / Good Design 15by Deutscher Designer Club (DDC)

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 63.00

    Gute Gestaltung / Good Design 14 presents prizewinning designs from all disciplines. The works awarded prizes by the Deutscher Designer Club (DDC, German Designer Club) in its annual Gute Gestaltung (Good Design) competition demonstrate design excellence and skilful use of form. This book invites comparison, both within and between the... more...

  • Primärfarben und Farbharmonieby Ulrike Boskamp

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2009; Not Available

    Die Farbe im Frankreich des 18. Jahrhunderts - ihre Theorie, ihre Bewertung und ihr Zusammenhang mit der Naturwissenschaft - ist Gegenstand der vorliegenden kunst- und kulturhistorischen Untersuchung. Ihr Ziel ist es, eine neue Sichtweise auf die Farbe in der französischen Kunst des 18. Jahrhunderts zu eröffnen und diese an Künstlern und Gemälden zu... more...

  • Diversity and Designby Beth Tauke; Korydon Smith; Charles Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often hidden, consequences design decisions and processes... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Design Researchby Paul Rodgers; Joyce Yee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 240.00

    The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technological and theoretical approaches evident in contemporary design research. This volume comprises 39 original and high quality design research chapters... more...

  • Design Historyby Dr Hazel Conway; Hazel Conway

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    Hazel Conway introduces the student new to the subject to different areas of design history and shows some of the ways in which it can be studied and some of its delights and difficulties. No background knowledge of design history, art or architecture is assumed. more...

  • Reading Imagesby Gunther Kress; Theo Van Leeuwen

    Routledge 2005; US$ 48.95

    A comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Draws on examples from children's drawings to textbook illustrations, photo-journalism to fine art, as well as three-dimensional forms such as sculpture to examine how images convey meaning. more...