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 TitleAuthorDescription
Home Office, Library & Den Design (Schiffer Design Books)
Tina SkinnerHere's a wonderful opportunity to lean back in your own private study and visit more than 200 private offices, dens, and libraries. If you are looking for design inspiration, this book is packed with ideas for floor layouts, paneling and shelving systems, storage systems, and color schemes. Whether you need to impress clients in your home or business park, there are ideas here for you. Work by leading architects and designers, as well a practical turn-key setups from manufacturers are represented, along with contact information to help you with you design and furnish your perfect office, library, or den.
Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables
Mike Bubel and Nancy BubelAnyone can learn to store fruits and vegetables safely and naturally with a cool, dark space (even a closet!) and the step-by-step advice in this book.
Web Design: Introductory (Shelly Cashman Series)
Gary B. Shelly and Jennifer T. CampbellWEB DESIGN: INTRODUCTORY, 4th Edition explains the connection between a detailed design plan that considers audience expectations, sound design principles and various technical considerations to create successful Web sites.
Graphic Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the Language, Applications, and History of Graphic Design
Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin VitGraphic Design, Referenced is a visual and informational guide to the most commonly referenced terms, historical moments, landmark projects, and influential practitioners in the field of graphic design. With more than 2,000 design projects illustrating more than 400 entries, it provides an intense overview of the varied elements that make up the graphic design profession through a unique set of chapters: "principles" defines the basic foundation of what constitutes graphic design; "knowledge" explores the most influential sources through which we learn about graphic design; "representatives" gathers the most prominent designers who have steered the course of graphic design in one way or another; and "practice" highlights some of the most iconic work produced that serve as examples of best practices and illustrate its potential lasting legacy.
How To Design a House
Design MuseumHow to Design a House tells you everything you need to know and looks at the principles and processes of designing a house, giving an insight into the design and building process. In a working case study John Pawson, one of the world's best-known architects, traces the design and development of his own house and reveals what it takes to create a successful blueprint.
Design of Wood Structures-ASD/LRFD
Donald Breyer, Kenneth Fridley, Jr., David Pollock and Kelly CobeenThe leading text and reference on wood design, updated to include the latest codes and data Continued the sterling standard set by earlier editions, this indispensable reference leads you through the complete design of a wood structure (except for the foundation), following the same sequence used in the actual design/construction process.
Reinforced Concrete: Mechanics and Design (6th Edition)
James K. Wight and James G. MacGregorReinforced Concrete: Mechanics and Design, 6/e is a perfect text for professionals in the field who need a comprehensive reference on concrete structures and the design of reinforced concrete. Reinforced concrete design encompasses both the art and science of engineering. This book presents the theory of reinforced concrete as a direct application of the laws of statics and mechanics of materials. In addition, it emphasizes that a successful design not only satisfies design rules, but also is capable of being built in a timely fashion and for a reasonable cost. A multi-tiered approach makes Reinforced Concrete: Mechanics and Design an outstanding textbook for a variety of university courses on reinforced concrete design. Topics are normally introduced at a fundamental level, and then move to higher levels where prior educational experience and the development of engineering judgment will be required.
Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated: 125 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach through Design
William Lidwell, Kritina Holden and Jill ButlerWhether a marketing campaign or a museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines. Because no one can be an expert on everything, designers have always had to scramble to find the information and know-how required to make a design work—until now.Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated is a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of design. Richly illustrated and easy to navigate, it pairs clear explanations of every design concept with visual examples of the concepts applied in practice. From the "80/20” rule to chunking, from baby-face bias to Occam's razor, and from self-similarity to storytelling, every major design concept is defined and illustrated for readers to expand their knowledge.This landmark reference will become the standard for designers, engineers, architects, and students who seek to broaden and improve their design expertise.
Basic Elements of Landscape Architectural Design
Norman K. BoothSingularly highlights landscape architectural elements with clear design principles! Designed to be used as a helpful resource by individuals beginning their careers, Basic Elements of Landscape Architectural Design presents the thoughts and key design theories fundamental to landscape architecture in simple words and illustrations. Still available from Waveland Press, this highly regarded sourcebook offers the vocabulary, significance, characteristics, potential uses, and design guidelines for landform, plant materials, buildings, pavement, site structures, and water in landscape architectural design. It will help your students overcome common mistakes and misconceptions typical in the early phases of their design career and will heighten their understanding and awareness of the major physical components of the outdoor environment.
The Best of Brochure Design 11
Kiki EldridgeBrochure design is a perennial in the world of marketing and graphic design, yet it can be challenging to execute successfully. This collection of the world’s best brochure design offers hundreds of ideas, pages of inspiration, and armloads of advice for professional graphic designers and students alike. Using a clean, unfussy presentation, this book is a highly visual collection of ideas for everything from choosing type to photo treatments, and everything in between. Rockport’s Best of Brochure Design series is a best seller the world over.