Design Paradigms: A Sourcebook for Creative Visualization by Warren K. Wake

By Warren K. Wake

a flexible toolbox of principles for artistic layout solutions.

How do issues bend? How are issues joined? How do issues get better or smaller? for those who paintings creatively in layout or structure, those are this kind of questions that arise back and again-and the way you decide to solution them can play a pivotal function in deciding on the ultimate kind of a layout project.

This e-book bargains a strong new method of layout and artistic visualization, supporting you handle those key layout questions with flexibility and mind's eye via equipping you with a necessary repertoire of layout paradigms: easy conceptual and visible principles that may be utilized to every kind of layout problems.

starting with basic layout paradigm innovations, layout Paradigms:
* Introduces basic shapes after which explores how extra advanced varieties can accommodate enclosure, attachment, and different universal functions
* Examines how a number of gadgets relate to one another and the way they are often associated or connected
* seems at a number of features of a unmarried item, utilizing types that diversity from a claw hammer to a convertible sofa

Bridging the distance among conception and perform, the booklet discusses how layout paradigms can paintings as conceptual blockbusters in fixing layout problems.

entire with over three hundred illustrations, examples from either typical and man-made environments, and lots more and plenty extra, layout Paradigms is a strong springboard for layout exploration-a must-own sourcebook of thought for college students and execs in all components of layout, product improvement, and architecture.

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