Intellectual Property and Copyright
Art, Design and Visual Thinking
‘Welcome to the Art, Design and Visual Thinking textbook. You can access specific sections of it by scrolling through the table of contents on the left, or you can just start at the beginning by clicking on the button below’.
Journal of Design History
‘Provides access to table of contents and abstracts of articles in issues from Volume 1  onwards. Abstracts, articles in PDF format are provided from 1998 to 2004, with full text and abstracts available from 2005 onwards’[Intute].
‘Between the Folds’ trailer and details. This film is about paper engineering and its incredible
applications in terms of pattern, texture, form.
Smashing Magazine - Website about the latest in logo, website and general design
Coolhunter - Resource for current websites covering all areas of design.
A short video on letterpress by Naomi Ross (1.5 mins)
Designer Daily - daily news with design inspiration and resources
Graphic, web and logo designer
Application for illustration – music - Lucy Everett
The "Rule of Thirds" is a design tool used by photographers and graphic artists. The rule states that visual images (the poster) can be divided into nine equal segments (three sections high and three sestions wide. The audience's eye should travel from the top to the bottom in a Z pattern. The most important parts of the poster should be located on this "Z" shape.
Layout and design should consider:
Graphics should be:
Sample layouts - at a glance
Creative workshop : 80 challenges to sharpen your design skills / David Sherwin. (2010)
Collection: S.T.E.A.M Classification S 153 SHE
Design elements are components of visual communications. For this study they include point, line, shape, form, tone, texture, colour and type.
Design principles are accepted coventions associated with arranging or organising design elements. For this study they include figure-ground, balance, contrast, cropping, hierarchy, scale, proportion and pattern (repetition and alternation).
The Gestalt principle is a German expression and it could be translated as essence or shape of an entity’s complete form. In order to better understand this principle you should know that this theory will help your mind arrange the visual information.
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