Описание: Product design has changed dramatically in recent years as everything, from computers to microwaves to MP3 players, has become more compact and more powerful. Less seems to be more, as everything becomes portable and more user friendly. 1,000 Product Designs features the most innovative designs in recent years. This unprecedented collection of products from all over the globe is a window into different cultures and societies, featuring everything from furnishings to personal items and accessories to electronics.
Автор: Girst, Thomas Название: The Duchamp Dictionary ISBN: 0500239177 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500239179 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: от 1859 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) has entered mainstream culture as one of the founding fathers of modern art. Despite his popularity, books on Duchamp often shroud his work in theoretical and critical writing. Here, instead, is a book exploring the artists life and work in a thoroughly new and engaging manner, with short, alphabetical dictionary entries written in lively, jargon- free prose that at last allow Duchamps work and influence to be accessible and enjoyable for a wide audience. The book features more than 200 entries on the most interesting and important artworks, relationships, people and ideas in Duchamps life, from chess, puns, the fourth dimension, love and genius, to the Bicycle Wheel and Fountain, Walter and Louise Arensberg, Peggy Guggenheim, Katherine S. Dreier and Arturo Schwarz. A contextual introduction shows how the dictionary form has been an inspiration to artists and writers from Flaubert to the Surrealists. Underpinned by the latest scholarship and research, Thomas Girsts texts show how, in the words of contemporary artist Thomas Hirschhorn, Duchamp was the most intelligent mind of his time.
Название: Buildings: Innovation + Technology ISBN: 1864703296 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864703290 Издательство: Images Рейтинг: Цена: 1310 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This volume and its companion, "Interiors" (ISBN 9781864703283), showcase the work of Studios Architecture, an international design practice with offices in
the USA and Europe. In its 20 years of practice, Studios has amassed a portfolio of more than 2000 built works, in all sectors and a in a variety of sizes and complexity. Studios is known
for its bold, innovative approach to commercial, academic, civic and government architecture projects around the world.
Its interiors projects include office spaces, theatres,
restaurants, retail stores and showrooms, and fitness centres and spas. The same level of rigorous design and technical expertise is evident in its interior design projects as its
architectural projects. Projects featured in this volume include higher education, health and fitness, government and commercial buildings.
Автор: Lubensky, Sophia Название: Russian-English Dictionary of Idioms ISBN: 0300162278 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300162271 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 8339 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A comprehensive and scholarly bilingual dictionary of Russian idioms that includes close to 14,000 idioms, set expressions and sayings found in contemporary colloquial Russian and in literature from the nineteenth century onwards. It provides Russian idioms with many English equivalents to render them in various contexts.
Автор: Clark, Judith Название: The Concise Dictionary of Dress ISBN: 1900828359 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781900828352 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2586 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents a deeply idiosyncratic collaboration between a psychoanalyst and a costume curator. In this book, the psychoanalyst re-describes dress in terms of anxiety, wish and desire, while the costume curator`s installations raise issues of equivalence with the psychoanalyst`s definitions.
Описание: The interaction of words and images and the visual communication of ideas are an essential part of daily life, and these concepts are at the heart of graphic design. With over 200 new and updated entries, this indispensable book provides information about typographers, journals, movements and styles, organizations and schools, printers and private presses, art directors, technological advances, design studios, graphic illustrators, and poster artists from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. More than 550 illustrations, extensive cross-references, and a chronological chart outlining the relationship between movements, technology, and individual designers make this an invaluable reference for students and professionals alike. 545 illustrations, 78 in color
Описание: The 19th century produced dozens of independent designers, particularly towards the end of the period. As the furniture trade developed, so manufacturers and retailing split. Catalogues began to be used in retail shops as they are today. Competition between retailers and the use of the new design books resulted in a large number of designs, not only new ones but also a constant looking backwards to earlier centuries for inspiration. This change in the structure of the industry made full use of highly individual interpretations of Gothic, Renaissance, Elizabethan, "Naturalistic" styles, Egyptian, Old French, Louis Quatorze, Louis Quinze and Italian decorations, all applied to a wide variety of furniture. The complexity of the subject is explained by a number of illustrations and this is the reason why some 6,000 appear within this book. The Dictionary is made up from 49 contemporary design and pattern books issued by manufacturers such as Heal's, Smith, Tatham, King, Pugin, Morris and Liberty's. Each piece of furniture has been sorted into its physical characteristics (e.g. table with three legs) so that it is only necessary to glance down the list of contents to identify into which category any particular piece belongs. Within each category the pieces are arranged in chronological order so that the evolution of each type is clearly seen. This "Pictorial Dictionary" provides the first major study on the very wide range of furniture produced in this prolific century and it has, consequently, become the standard work of reference on the subject.
Описание: Details of vernacular Chinese architecture have long fascinated the West. This book, illustrated by the superb line drawings of Dr Quinghua Gua, contains the English description and explanation of these often complex and wonderful details. Accompanying the descriptions is the correct Chinese calligraphic transcript. Dr Gua spent six years assembling this masterful work, and as a result has created a 'must' for anyone with an interest in all things Chinese. The book describes Chinese architecture and building processes, explains why chinese buildings look the way they do, and features the directions given in twelfth century building rules book known as the Yingzao Faschi.
Автор: Silver, Pete Название: Introduction to Architectural Technology ISBN: 1780672942 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781780672946 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 2586 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Provides an introduction for architecture students to all aspects of architectural technology: structural physics, structural elements and forms, heating, lighting, environmental control, and computer modelling. This book helps students to integrate their design thinking with appropriate structural and environmental solutions.
Описание: This text provides brief biographies of the British print makers working from 1650-1950. It covers 18th century mezzotint portraits, 19th century sporting aquatints and topographical views, and "original" etchings and lithographs in the 20th century. Since msot prints in this period were either signed "in the plate" of individually signed in ink or pencil by the artist, it provides a means to identify a printmaker, look up the concise biographical summary and ascertain the printmaker's range of work and relative stature, as well as obtain some idea of the likely value of the works.
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