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Design Basics

It has provided me with solid foundation on understanding the visual language. Printed in in the USA. Also shop in Also shop in. Wonderful introductory book to design elements and principles. Design Basics by David A. This book will teach you that all you need to have in order to be a designer is curiosity. Book pages in very baeics condition. Nov 25, Alyamm rated it it was amazing.

Printed in United States of America The spine may show signs of wear. Used – Acceptable This item is fairly worn, but continues to work perfectly. To ask other readers questions about Design Basicsplease sign up. My sister’s boyfriend gave me this book after I’d asked him for some help learning how to improve my page layout and design skills, and this is what I was handed. Textbook assigned for class.


Design Basics by David A. Lauer

Mostly, though, I’m just glad I finally got this off of my “currently reading” shelf. Lee Klancher rated it liked it Feb 27, About two sentences for concepts then the rest describes artwork that has been copied onto most of the pages. I am extremely ignorant about fine art. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Cathy rated it liked it Sep 05, The modular format also gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing their course. This was a good basic introduction to art and design principles. Worth every cent spent. There’s a reason I never pursued art. Admittedly, no, I did not read this textbook in it’s entirety. Trivia About Design Basics.

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Love this book it is simply the best Art book ever!!!! Item in good condition. This is an excellent text book.

The best for learning the fundementals of design. Good read if you are an art major. The book is in great condition and comes exition is. Which isn’t saying much, admittedly: Pentak, Stephen, Lauer, David A. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

You learn by doing when it comes to art, but it definitely helps to have a place to start, and then use this foundation to figure out what you want to do with your art. I’m glad I only rented it for my college course. Etta rated it really liked it Jul 19, Jennifer Olsen rated it did not like rdition Nov 29, Open Preview See a Problem?


It is not discipline specific and is well suited for foundations 2D design courses. I do not like the layout of this book ironically, but it is a good chunk of information that touches on all the basics of design concepts and execution. Things like light, perspective, color, balance, rhythm, syephen all of those sorts of topics were covered and I am now cesign less stupid about my sister and future brother-in-law’s professions.

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In all honesty, I think they could have had more text and less fluff. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. It has a page that explains the cover photo. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Books by David A.

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