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Form, Theories of

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Form is a concept concerned with coherence, the bringing together and perception of things as wholes. An idea of form as enclosed structure, able to be set before us and studied, has persisted since the seventeenth century and is sustained...

Bending rules

Dean Bruton

Dean Bruton is an artist and academic who has taught digital art and design at several universities in Australia. He is author of Recollections: The Contemporary Art Society of South Australia 1943-86 Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Antony Radford

Antony Radford has taught and researched digital, architectural and urban design at several Australian universities. He is co-author of CADD Made Easy, Knowledge-Based Design Systems, Understanding Sustainable Architecture, and Design by Optimization in Architecture, Building and Construction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Digital design : A critical introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Courtesy of Dean Bruton. In this chapter we frame rules as contingent and argue that a contingent sense of design grammars and patterns is enabling rather than restrictive. We recognize implicit assumptions in digital design about...

Gestalt

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Gestalt has been a key element of conceptualization and presentation in arts, media, and design and a therapeutic approach in psychology. As a concept, it is strongly related to the investigation of sensory perception and has been...

Metaphor

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Metaphor is a term denoting a figure of speech that refers to a comparison of two different things that are not directly connected to each other. Metaphorical thinking goes beyond the literal, to convey a more poetic and complex meaning...

Orders

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...In art historical usage, the term usually refers to types or varieties of columns and their respective entablatures. Although different column types first appear in Egypt, the orders usually denote Greco-Roman architecture (e.g., Doric...

Hairline

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...The thinnest stroke in a typeface that has varying widths. This font, Bodoni, has hairline serifs, creating an exaggerated but elegant effect.Hairline also refers to a 0.25pt line (shown above), the thinnest line that can be confidently...

Hart’s Rules

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous 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.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...An authoritative reference book and style guide for English-language writing and typesetting published by the Oxford University Press. Developed by Horace Hart as a compilation of rules and standards, ‘Hart’s Rules for Compositors...

White Space

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...White space refers to an open space of creative opportunity that occurs in the iterative design process of “thinking through making.” White space enables intuitive thinking considered integral to the creative leap that leads to innovative...

Functional Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Functional Design is an approach that considers the function of the object first. This method requires that the use is of primary importance and is the determinant of the form, in that the aesthetic of the object follows the functional use...

Detail

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A detail is a small part or a single aspect of an integrated system. A detail is a subsystem, but it is not an absolute value; details can have their own details so they can often be broken down into even smaller subsystems. In theory...