Designa: Technical Secrets of The Traditional Visual Arts (Wooden Books) - Hardcover

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. 

This is an awesome collection of world-class reference material. With super-clear high-resolution old-style graphics printed in 13 different ink colours, this is the perfect gift book for anyone interested in design and the visual arts. In a class of its own for years to come.

Product details:

  • Contributors:  Adam Tetlow (Author), Daud Sutton (Author), Lisa DeLong (Author), Phoebe McNaughton (Author), David Wade (Author), John Martineau (Editor)Series: Wooden Books
  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA (October 7, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1620406594
  • ISBN-13: 978-1620406595
  • Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1.5 x 193.6 inches

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