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  • The Complete Guide to Perspective Drawing

    From One-Point to Six-Point

    By Craig Attebery

    Computers can calculate perspective angles and create a drawing for us, but the spontaneity of mark making, the tactile quality of a writing surface, the weight of a drawing instrument, and the immediacy of the human touch are sensations that keep traditional drawing skills perpetually relevant.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Humanizing Visual Design

    The Rhetoric of Human Forms in Practical Communication

    By Charles Kostelnick

    This book analyzes the role that human forms play in visualizing practical information and in making that information understandable, accessible, inviting, and meaningful to readers—in short, "humanizing" it. Drawing on rhetorical theory, art history, design studies, and historical and contemporary…

    Hardback – 2018-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Anthropology and Design

    By Adam Drazin

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cris Simonetti

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

    By Marian Macken

    Books orient, intrigue, provoke and direct the reader while editing, interpreting, encapsulating, constructing and revealing architectural representation. Binding Space: The Book as Architectural Practice explores the role of the book form within the realm of architectural representation. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Interior Design Masters

    By Mark Hinchman, Elyssa Yoneda

    Interior Design Masters contains 300 biographical entries of people who have significantly impacted design. They are the people, historical and contemporary, that students and practitioners should know. Coverage starts in the late-Renaissance, with a focus on the 20th and 21st centuries. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Fashion Entrepreneurship

    The Creation of the Global Fashion Business

    By Neri Karra

    The fashion business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive and express ourselves in our environment. The brands and the firms that shaped this industry have, in many ways, defined the fashion business. This book provides the first authoritative history of the global fashion industry,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-10 
    Routledge

  • Textiles, Identity and Innovation

    Proceedings of the 1st International Textile Design Conference (D-TEX 2017), November 2-4, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

    Edited by Gianni Montagna

    D_TEX 2017 presents itself as a starting point at a crossroads of ideas and debates around the complex universe of Textile Design in all its forms, manifestations and dimensions. The textile universe, allied to mankind since its beginning, is increasingly far from being an area of exhausted…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case studies from a historically nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Telling the Design Story

    Effective and Engaging Communication

    By Amy Huber

    When presenting projects in competitive design environments, how you say something is as important as what you’re actually saying. Projects are increasingly complex and designers are working from more sources, and many designers are familiar with the struggle to harness this information and craft a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Focal Press

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Janice Helland

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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