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Designa: Technical Secrets of the Traditional Visual Arts

by Adam Tetlow and Daud Sutton

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Publisher Description

From the geometric patterns of Islamic art and design to the swirling floral motifs of Celtic art, "Designa" brings together six elegant and insightful short volumes from the Wooden Books series on art and design including "Islamic Design," "Celtic Pattern," "Curves," "The Golden Section," "Symmetry," and "Perspective." Lavishly illustrated with engravings, woodcuts, and original drawings and diagrams, "Designa" will inspire readers of all ages to take an interest in the interconnected knowledge of art and design from different cultures throughout the world.

Author Biography

Daud Sutton is director of the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation's design studio Editio Electrum. He lives in England. Adam Tetlow is an artist and writer. He lives with his wife and three children in rural England. Lisa DeLong has a Ph.D. in the use of geometry in art. A native of Utah, she works in London and around the world promoting excellence in the traditional arts. Dr. Scott Olsen is one of the leading experts on the Golden Section, and an associate professor of philosophy at Central Florida Community College in Ocala, Florida. David Wade is a writer and artist, and the author of the previous Wooden Book, Li: Dynamic Form in Nature . He lives in Wales. Phoebe McNaughton is an industrial graphic designer and a painter. She lives in England.

Product Details

Short Title
DESIGNA
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Series
Wooden Books
Language
English
ISBN-10
1620406594
ISBN-13
9781620406595
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Author
Adam Tetlow, Daud Sutton
Pages
410
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2014
Publication Date
2014-10-07
Audience
General/Trade

Product Reviews

09 Jun, 2017
This is an excellent reference for the experienced designer as well as all creatives. This along with the Trivium and Quadrivium should be what is taught to all children. An excellent addition to any library especially for the home library.
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