Loading

Results

  • Aesthetics Close
Sort By:  1-10 of 74 (8 pages)
Results per page:
         

Aesthetics, Aesthetic Theories

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Aesthetics refers to the sensory perception of things; the feelings aroused by these experiences; the character of the experienced things; and the subjective judgment associated with perceiving these things. The idea of beauty is closely...

Wabi-Sabi

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Wabi-Sabi refers to Japanese aesthetic of things that are imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. In part it is about the acceptance of the natural cycle of growth, decay, and death. The term “wabi” refers to simplicity, being in tune...

Interior Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Interior design is the design of interior environments emphasizing the functional and aesthetic organization of spaces using objects, materials, and accessories chosen for intimate human use. Interior design focuses on the specific...

Beauty

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Beauty is when something is judged to have a pleasurable rationale to its appearance, a coherent aesthetic quality that pleases the viewer to such an extent that he or she wishes to share what they find beautiful and/or protect it....

Golden Section

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Book, 2006

Book Chapter

...No extract of this content is available for preview...

Fibonacci series

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Book, 2010

Book Chapter

...No extract of this content is available for preview...

Symmetry

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Book, 2006

Book Chapter

...No extract of this content is available for preview...

‘What’s Worth Copying Is Worth Protecting’: Applied Art and the Evolution of Danish Copyright Law

Scandinavian Design : Alternative Histories

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

Book Chapter

...The law is always an indicator of social and cultural assumptions. Thus a great deal may be learned of the assumptions about Scandinavian design in the twentieth century by studying what has chiefly regulated it during that time: the law...

steps towards analysis

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

stripes, grids and checks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...introduction This chapter draws on observations made in previous chapters, and presents a simple straightforward approach to symmetry analysis in the visual arts and design. A small selection of case-study material...

Surface Demonstrations, Neutral, Not So

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...How does an interior surface participate in the politics of neutrality? In 2009 I repaired the wall surfaces of a small institutional office space as a creative form of protest against the pervasive use of neutrality as a political position...