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This book will teach you that all you need to have in order to be a designer is curiosity. The best for learning the fundementals of design.

This book is a great introductory design textbook. This was a required book for one of my art classes and I did find it enjoyable to read. Preview — Design Basics by David A.

A well-cared-for item that has seen limited use but remains in great condition.

Took me almost exactly two years to read, I note. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. You learn by doing when it comes to art, but it definitely helps to have a place to start, and then use this foundation to figure out what you want to do with your art.

Paperbackpages. Elizabeth rated it really liked it Jun 12, Lauer by David A. I just wish it wasn’t so damn expensive, but it’s College text so go figure. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Design Basics by Lauer, David A. Each page has numerous, full-color illustrations, giving examples of the design elements that are being discussed.


It is full of illustrated examples and great works of art. Lee Klancher rated it liked it Feb 27, It has provided me with solid foundation on understanding the visual language.

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The modular format also gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing their course. Admittedly, no, I did not read this textbook in it’s entirety.

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Pentak, Stephen, Lauer, David A. It is not discipline specific and is well suited for foundations 2D design courses. All of my items come from a smoke and pet For sale is one Design Basics fourth edition book by David A. Design Basics Lauer, David A. Good read if you are an bawics major. Nov 25, Alyamm rated it it was amazing.

Item may show signs of shelf wear. To ask other readers questions about Design Basicsplease sign up. Visual examples from many periods, peoples, and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design, and the diversity of illustrations also includes examples from nature and non-art sources, encouraging students to see these principles in the world.

It skims all the issues of the eye, but I feel my own research into the subject helped me learn more in the end. The cover and pages are in good condition, shows bazics of normal wear. Odysseas O rated it liked it Apr 01, I would recommended this book to all design students. I’m glad I only rented it for my college course. I got a copy that was black and white, except for the color chapter. It states and gives definitions to pentai that come intuitively. Refresh and try again.


It’s packed with solid design fundamentals. I am extremely ignorant about fine art. This page was last updated: It has a page that explains the cover photo. Let it be known that this book does nothing whatever to aid in that quest; it did, however, teach me a lot of things about art that I hadn’t known before.

Wonderful introductory book to design elements and principles. Item in good condition. There’s a reason I never pursued art.

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Very good Time left: Also shop in Also shop in. Easy to read and made for the person who fears the textbooks with pages filled with only words. Pages can include limited no Thanks for telling us about the problem.