This book showcases more than one hundred of the most expressive wall designs from around the World, covering every aspect from background wallpaper to sketch drawings on walls ; from innovative materials and modeling, to lighting variations of all kinds of wall decoration. The contents of this book are categorized in terms of the venues in which the works are exhibited, namely, offices, bars and restaurants, residences, shops and exhibition spaces. Through around five hundred images, the book provides a penetrating glimpse of the most fashionable wall art styles and interior designs in today's world, creating a valuable resource reference for artists, interior designers and design enthusiasts.
The role of layout design is simply stated. It operates with design elements such as font, color and graph to deliver visual aesthetic perception without comprising proper content layout. Layout design in the information age has demonstrated more and more diversified forms and features based on traditional aesthetic principles. Design work showcased in Amazing Layout Design, organized in accordance with different graphic mediums such as albums, publications, commercial brochures, flyers, posters, advertisements, newspaper and periodicals, embodies amazing layout designs devised by outstanding design teams from across the globe. The audacious and original tactics employed throughout mirror the latest design trends and fashions. They will certainly bring readers the most abundant and innovative inspiration. Then it is up to your own originality.
Graphic designers today have access to an overwhelming amount of options in terms of techniques and materials when it comes realizing their ideas in print. New technologies gives ambitious designers access to a variety of new options in printing, from speciality paper stocks, inks, and engraving techniques to non-traditional materials such as wood, cloth, metal, and even cement. Make It Happen - Materials and Techniques for Graphic Design shows how creatives are using these new opportunities in subjects ranging from book and magazine printing to brochures, promotional items, and packaging, in small personal projects as well as large corporate branding programs, all following and even predicting the latest trends in printing techniques. The works are organized into four sections materials, printing, finishing, and folding and binding making it easy for readers to find on-point inspiration for making their own projects happen.
'Coloring Your Brand' judges global brands by their visual effectiveness, especially the emotional impact in their use of colour. The book ranges across a wide and diverse range of industries, from food and beverage, the garment industry, business enterprise, and a range of cultural institutions. It looks at each brands leading designers, their customers, their brand identity, and their objectives.
Birthed in the 1960s, minimalism in architecture and interiors espoused a return to simple forms and colors, creating the most dramatic effect with the least amount of materials. Its relevance continues to this day in a world where rapid growth by accretion has led to much which is superfluous and our senses are in a constant state of overstimulation. Contemporary Minimalist Spaces takes a completely fresh look at the state of the movement through spaces that provide both spiritual sanctuary and artistic respite. Not limited solely to residential settings, this book also examines hotels, restaurants, retails shops and offices that consciously exemplify the goals of minimalism while highlighting the incredible breadth of manifestations. Includes historical context, stunning photographs, and plans for projects that span six continents.
The self-portrait is a timeless element in artistic creation: countless artists over the centuries have used it to capture the changing nature of their lives. 'Always Me ' brings together the self-portraits of 20 illustrators in different forms, from different periods and in a variety of styles.
Both designers and illustrators have a special attachment to sketching, as it is not just a way of training basic skills and sourcing inspirations, but also a top method for recording their footprints and thoughts along the way. Living in different cities, these artists take us on a virtual artistic journey around the world through their sketches. One of the highlights of the book is that each piece of sketching work is complemented by background information including places, tools and materials, a brief introduction to the site, time span used for the creation, as well as a one-sentence tip summarizing skills and thoughts drawn from the creation process. The artists also share with the readers the tools and techniques they prefer to use.
Literally meaning cute, kawaii embraces various elements of Japanese visual culture that reflect this aesthetic. While not a new phenomenon, its prevalence continues to grow, gathering new fans and admirers of all ages and influencing contemporary art and popular culture around the globe. Kawaii Design+ collects the work of approximately 30 young artists and designers as they each bring their own unique voice to an interpretation of the concept both in text and in form. From graphic to product design, illustration, toys and installation art the manifestations are endless. Join the movement!
Following product designers from beginning sketches through computer modeling, Product Sketchbook - Idea, Process and Refinement is a thorough creative resource for anyone involved in the field of product design. Divided into sections covering electrical appliances, articles for daily use, wearable items, and vehicles, the projects within range from solidly practical to whimsical concepts designed for a better future; futuristic combine harvesters and luxury sports cars to concepts for Adidas and Nike footwear, or simply a more ergonomic screwdriver handle or more efficient electric teakettle. The book also includes descriptions from featured designers detailing their creative processes as well as the backgrounds of their projects, making it an indispensable source of practical inspiration for any designer or creative interested in the broad topic of product design.
The cutting-edge interior designs featured in this series of books were selected from talented designers worldwide. Particular attention was paid to the artistic styles of the interior elements including wall decorations, furnishings, lighting, colours, materials and textures.