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Design and Composition

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ISBN-10: 0131999109

ISBN-13: 9780131999107

Edition: 1st 1989

Authors: Nathan Goldstein

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Basic design text for the first course in design. Prepares readers to understand how the elements of design are used to make successful compositions. The first portion of the book is a comprehensive examination of fundamental design phenomena and a general introduction of compositional concepts. The second portion is an in-depth and unique discussion of compositional structures & strategies.
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Book details

List price: $146.65
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/14/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Design and Composition: The Ways and Means of Visual Expression
Line: The Omnipotent Element
Shape: The Basic Surface Unit
Value: Modeling, Order, and Mood
Volume: The Grand Illusion
Space: The Medium of Visuality
Color: The Great Modifier
Further Compositional Factors: Some Energies in Action
The Forming of Compositional Order
Composition: Some Case Histories