Design Through Discovery An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0030765471
ISBN-13: 9780030765476
Edition: 6th 1994 (Revised)
List price: $237.95
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Word® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS PowerPoint® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $237.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/15/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

Preface
Design as Universal Reality
The Essence of Design
The Nature of Design
Why Create?
The Aesthetic Sense
Creation as the Search for Beauty
The Urge to Shock
The Contemporary View
A Fundamental Need
Visual Design
The Role of Perception
The Gestalt Principle
Closure
Figure-ground
Imagery
Design through Selection
Guides to Selection
Expression of the Material
Form
Fulfillment of Purpose
The Art of Selection
The Element of Time
Summary
The Design Process
Inspiration
Concept
Decision Making
Problem Solving
Definition
Creativity
Analysis
Production
Clarification
Integrity
Integrity of Materials
Integrity of Form
Integrity of Function
Originality
Craftsmanship
Media and Materials
Art and Craft
Summary
The Elements of Design
Line
Line as Expression
The Quality of Line
Symbolic Line
Line as Form
Summary
Space
Pictorial Space
Implied Space
Illusionistic Space
Overlapping
Tiering
Size
Perspective
Actual Space
Space, Time, and Motion
Contemporary Concepts of Space
Summary
Shape and Form
Shape
Natural Shapes
Geometric Shapes
Abstract Shapes
Nonrepresentational Shapes
Form
Natural Forms
Geometric Forms
Abstract Forms
Nonobjective Forms
Summary
Texture
Tactile Textures
Texture and Structure
Visual Textures
Texture and Pattern
Constructed Textures
Symbolic Textures
Summary
Color
Color and Light
Additive and Subtractive Color
Refraction and Diffraction
Light and Pigment
Color Theory
Color Properties
Color Relationships
Color Harmonies
Monochromatic
Neutrals
Analogous
Complementary
Split Complementary
Color Interaction
Interaction of Complements
Simultaneous Contrast
Interaction of Analogous Colors
Color Interaction and Tonality
The Psychology of Color
Color and Space
Balance of Color
Summary
The Principles of Design
Unity and Variety
The Partnership of Unity and Variety
The Meaning of Unity
The Role of Variety
Contrast
Variety through Structure
Variations on a Theme
The Achievement of Unity
Unity through Line
Unity through Shape
Unity through Color
Unity through Repetition
Opposition and Transition
Symbolic Unity
Summary
Balance, Rhythm, and Emphasis
Balance in Design
Structural Balance
Visual Balance
Rhythm
Metric Rhythm
Flowing Rhythm
Swirling Rhythm
Climactic Rhythm
Emphasis
Summary
Proportion and Scale
Proportion
The Golden Mean
The Artistic Application
The Spiral
The Fibonacci Series
Dynamic Symmetry
Proportion as Information
Scale
Symbolic Scale
Scale as Emphasis
Proportion, Scale, and the Designer
Summary
Design in Action
The Influence of Materials on Design
Characteristics of Materials
Materials as Participants in Design
Wood
Metal
Stone
Concrete
Bone and Ivory
Clay
Glass
Fiber
Plastics
The World of Limitless Possibilities
Summary
Forming Techniques
Two Possible Approaches
Techniques of Working in Wood
Methods of Shaping Metal
Forming Techniques and the Contemporary Sculptor
The Magic of Glass
Techniques for Forming Clay
The Transformation of Fibers
Interlacing Techniques
Pressure Techniques
Fibers as Design
Techniques of Painting
Easel Painting
Wall Painting
Directions in Contemporary Painting
Summary
Structure and Decoration
Structural Design
Perception of Structural Design
The Importance of Space and Time
Structural Design in Architecture
Structure as Decoration
Composition
Structure as Pattern
Decorative Design
Classical Decorative Design
Decoration as Symbol
Decorative Processes
Metal
Clay
Glass
Fabrics
Summary
Design for Living
Our Personal World
Fashion Design
The Role of Clothing
The Fashion Industry
Haute Couture
The Concept of Fashion Design
The Process of Fashion Design
Contemporary Trends in Fashion Design
Designing a Home
The Manipulation of Space
Spatial Interactions
Interior Furnishings
Contemporary Trends in Interior Design
Summary
Design and Technology
Industrial Design
Early Beginnings
Characteristics of Industrial Design
Categories of Industrial Design
The Industrial Designer
The Design Process
Materials and Techniques
Contemporary Trends in Industrial Design
The Computer
The Computer in Design
Computer Graphics
A Fresh Way of Seeing
Summary
Design in the Marketplace
Package Design
Practical Considerations
Visual Considerations
Design for Advertising
Kinds of Advertising
Designing the Advertisement
Composition
Advertising Media
Book Design
Printmaking
Relief
Intaglio
Planography
Photography
The Camera
Attributes of a Photograph
The Photograph as Symbol
The Photograph as Design
Contemporary Trends in Photography
Summary
Design for the Environment
The City
The History of the City
Approaches to City Design
Decentralization
Urban Renewal
Contextualism
Historic Preservation
Contemporary Concerns
Landscape Design
The Design of Personal Landscape
Garden Design
Design and the Environment
Definition of the Problem
Creativity
Analysis of the Problem
Production
Clarification
Design as a Responsibility
Summary
Glossary
Bibliography
Photographic Credits
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×