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Designa : technical secrets of the traditional visual arts

Author: John Martineau
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury : Wooden Books, [2014]
Series: Wooden books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Martineau
ISBN: 9781620406595 1620406594
OCLC Number: 870098123
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 410 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Celtic art / Adam Tetlow --
Islamic design / David Sutton --
Curves / Lisa DeLong --
Perspective / Phoebe McNaughton --
Symmetry / David Wade --
The golden section / Scott Olsen.
Series Title: Wooden books.
Responsibility: [edited by John Martineau].

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"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"--Amazon.com.
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