Design Basics familiarizes students with the fundamental elements and principles of design, offering them a vocabulary with which to understand and discuss interiors and architecture. Using well-articulated definitions and clear, highly-visual examples, this full-color book will expand students' appreciation of design and help them get started creating their own spaces.
•More than 100 full-color photographs providing visual examples of concepts
• A series of exercises to practice and master the elements and principles of design
• Coverage of color theory from both theoretical and design perspectives
• Images of Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain illustrating the 6 stages of the design process
• Simple hands-on exercises and review assignments that can be completed by individuals or teams
•Elements and Principles of Design
•The Design Process
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Donna Lynne Fullmer
, MA, NCIDQ Certified, IDEC, is an Assistant Professor in the Interior Architecture and Product Design program at Kansas State University.