By Catherine McDermott
This is the fundamental student’s consultant to layout – its perform, its thought and its historical past. Drawing from a variety of overseas examples, respected layout author Catherine McDermott explores key themes including:
- international layout – from Europe to Africa
- design heritage – from paintings Nouveau to punk
- sustainable layout, recycling and eco-friendly design
- design idea – from semiotics to gender, to postcolonialism
- design know-how, photo layout and the web.
Fully cross-referenced, with up to date publications for extra studying, Design: the major Concepts is an critical reference for college kids of layout, layout background, model, paintings and visible culture.
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