Artists have long been inspired by the often literally priceless treasure of discarded packing materials, and the field of interior design is no exception. Here, the humble wooden pallet is recycled and transformed to create chic and original pieces of furniture, devised by some of Europes innovative designers.
RAW examines in detail how Asian creativity translates into commercial sense. We are shown, through sumptuous photography and incisive text, how creativity in Asia is borne out of adversity, opportunism, humour, competition and social networks.
Features one hundred iconic works of art and design, published to mark Design Museum's relaunch in Kensington. This title contains 100 world-famous designs, including the first Apple computer, chairs by Eames, Norman Foster blueprints and Alec Issigonis' iconic Mini Cooper.
Offers an overview of a challenging and dynamic profession, covering a range of disciplines and media whilst exploring the role of modern graphic design. This book examines the familiar aspects of the graphic design process, such as art directing, copyright issues and web design, as well as the broader implications of graphic design.
Introduces the fundamentals of layout within the field of graphic design. This title provides a guide to the effective arrangement of text and image elements within a design scheme, enabling students to learn how to create powerful forms of visual communication in both print and electronic media.
A collection of essays, intended for student designers, this book looks at design, whether in clothes, hardware, posters, cars, airports, chairs, lighting, vending machines, cities or bathrooms. It is on how we use design, language and instinct to navigate our everyday world. It is useful as a foundation for student designers.