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See For Yourself

Author : Rob Forbes
ISBN : 9781452130378
Genre : Design
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This accessible handbook from design guru Rob Forbes uncovers the beauty in the commonplace and reveals how visual thinking can enrich our lives. In friendly text complemented by photographs taken on his travels around the world, Forbes explains how to appreciate the design elements that surround us in the built environment. Linking broad concepts such as composition and materiality to quotidian details such as the play of color in hanging laundry or the repeated forms in a row of ice cream scoops, Forbes reveals how an appreciation of the hues, patterns, and textures that surround us can enhance a life well lived. See for Yourself is essential reading to see more clearly, think more visually, and enjoy the world more deeply.

Seeing The Better City

Author : Charles R. Wolfe
ISBN : 9781610917742
Genre : Architecture
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In order to understand and improve cities today, personal observation remains as important as ever. While big data, digital mapping, and simulated cityscapes are valuable tools for understanding urban space, using them without on-the-ground, human impressions risks creating places that do not reflect authentic local context. Seeing the Better City brings our attention back to the real world right in front of us, focusing it once more on the sights, sounds, and experiences of place in order to craft policies, plans, and regulations to shape better urban environments. Through clear prose and vibrant photographs, Charles Wolfe shows those who experience cities how they might catalog the influences of urban form, neighborhood dynamics, public transportation, and myriad other basic city elements that impact their daily lives. He then shares insights into how they can use those observations to contribute to better planning and design decisions. Wolfe calls this the “urban diary” approach, and highlights how the perspective of the observer is key to understanding the dynamics of urban space. He concludes by offering contemporary examples and guidance on how to use carefully recorded and organized observations as a tool to create change in urban planning conversations and practice. From city-dwellers to elected officials involved in local planning and design issues, this book is an invaluable tool for constructive, creative discourse about improving urban space.

The Art Of Noticing

Author : Rob Walker
ISBN : 9780525521259
Genre : Self-Help
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An imaginative, thought-provoking gift book to awaken your senses and attune them to the things that matter in your life. Welcome to the era of white noise. Our lives are in constant tether to phones, to email, and to social media. In this age of distraction, the ability to experience and be present is often lost: to think and to see and to listen. Enter Rob Walker's The Art of Noticing. This gorgeously illustrated volume will spark your creativity--and most importantly, help you see the world anew. Through a series of simple and playful exercises--131 of them--Walker maps ways for you to become a clearer thinker, a better listener, a more creative workplace colleague and finally, to rediscover your sense of passion and to notice what really matters to you.

Design School Layout

Author : Richard Poulin
ISBN : 9781631595844
Genre : Design
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Design School: Layout is an instructive guide for students, recent graduates, and self-taught designers. It provides a comprehensive introduction to creating and changing layouts: a crucially important skill that underpins practically every aspect of graphic design. You'll get in-depth analysis of all the major areas of theory and practice used by experienced professional designers. Each section provides explanation and visual examples of grid systems and in-depth discussion of compositional principles and strategies. The text is interspersed with tests designed to help you retain key points you've covered in the preceding spreads, and includes illustrations sections with real world scenarios. This in-depth guide avoids the temptation to stray into other areas of design technique, preferring to cover the essential, detailed skills of the professional graphic designer to arm you with the knowledge needed for a successful start to your chosen career.

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ISBN : MINN:31951D00038257W
Genre : Performing Arts
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Do You Know Who You Are

Author : Dr. Yuri Sandler
ISBN : 1462828051
Genre : Self-Help
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Most people know more about external things and situations such as their home, their career, even their pet than they know about themselves. How much time do you spend doing things around the house, cleaning, laundering, washing dishes, changing the oil in your car, watching television, walking your dog, feeding your cat? What about spending time with the most important person, YOURSELF? Are you looking for answers about your life, your relationships, and why everything effects you the way it does? What if someone traveled throughout the world, studied with some of todays most revered and renowned masters, and spent over 20 years compiling their collective knowledge of spirituality, self-discovery, love, philosophy, and health? What if that person received not one, but two Doctorate degrees in Metaphysics during his studies. How many books would his wisdom fill? Five, seven, ten? How about one, Do You Know Who You Are? Dr. Yuri Sandler has written Do You Know Who You Are? for everyone, from those individuals new to spiritual discovery to those who have been on a spiritual quest for years. This book encompasses self-improvement, self-discovery, physical health, mental well-being and spiritual reality. Read and learn from Dr. Sandlers personal experience and research. His expertise gleaned from teachers and masters from ALL OVER THE WORLD is expressed in a literate, but understandable style of writing, certain not to overwhelm the reader/student. Do You Know Who You Are? is guaranteed to make you think, to examine, to seek and to ultimately, find the answers to your questions. You can check out his web site at

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250210
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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Color Your Cloth

Author : Malka Dubrawsky
ISBN : 1600595138
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Award-winning artist Malka Dubrawksy presents a bold, modern take on dyeing, geared especially to quilters and fiber artists. She’s whipped up a variety of easy patterning techniques--including resist, discharge, and overdyeing--for creating one-of-a-kind fabrics, as well as more than a dozen simple projects that use the vibrant cloth. How-to photos accompany the text, which focuses on sources of inspiration, tools and materials, dyeing recipes, and the surface design techniques themselves. Stunning images from the author’s sketchbook and photos of her workspace provide quilters with additional motivation.

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UOM:39015033554885
Genre : American literature
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The New Beacon

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ISBN : UVA:X001430093
Genre : Blind
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