Books in category Design – Reference

  • Flourish Banner Frame

    Flourish. Banner. Frame.
    Von Glitschka

    This extensive volume of ornaments and motifs is easy to use for any design or illustration project: publication layouts, book covers, website backgrounds, t-shirt graphics, scrapbooks, textiles, crafts, stencils, tattoos—and everything …

  • The Book of Circles

    The Book of Circles
    Manuel Lima

    In this follow-up to his hugely popular The Book of Trees and Visual Complexity, Manuel Lima takes us on a lively tour through millennia of circular information design.

  • Alt fractals

    Eric Baird

    "Where most books on fractals concentrate on mathematical theory, Alt. Fractals takes a graphical approach. starting with the fractal "standards"–The Sierpinski Triangle and Pyramid, Menger Sponge, Julia Mandelbrot sets – Alt.

  • Visual Language for Designers

    Visual Language for Designers
    Connie Malamed

    New in paperback, this book presents ways to design for the strengths of our innate mental capacities and to compensate for our cognitive limitations.

  • Technology Business and the Market

    Technology, Business and the Market
    Dr John S Sheldrake

    Using case studies examining the impact of new materials, techniques and technologies, this book explores the linkages between innovation, entrepreneurship, business (including finance), design, manufacturing, branding and marketing.

  • Cartographic Grounds

    Cartographic Grounds
    Charles Waldheim, Jil Desimini

    Mohsen Mostafavi, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, introduces the book.

  • Animal Illustration The Essential Reference

    Animal Illustration: The Essential Reference
    Carol Belanger Grafton

    Comprehensive and entertaining, this volume presents black-and-white and color images from medieval illuminated manuscripts, woodcuts from the dawn of printing, and illustrations by Merian, Seba, Cuvier, Audubon, and many others.

  • The Pocket Universal Principles of Design

    The Pocket Universal Principles of Design
    William Lidwell

    An indispensable field reference for designers of all types, this pocket edition of the best-selling Universal Principles of Design will sharpen your design thinking and expand your sense of the possible.

  • Design Education

    Design Education
    Philippa Lyon

    Design Education encapsulates and analyses the research findings facilitated by the UK based Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning through Design.

  • Graphic Idea Notebook

    Graphic Idea Notebook
    Jan White

    This book is a collection of more than 2,000 visual "idea generators"-illustrations and line art-that visualize the various abstract problems that page editors encounter. • Previous editions of this book (0-8230-2149-1 and 0-9356-0364-6) …

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