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David Gentleman's covers for New Penguin Shakespeare. Penguin Modern Poetry series artwork Experimental layout for e. Peffer died in Penguin Books The Plague, Sometimes when you get a book in this topic, they can tend to get a little dull at times. But luckily that is not the case in Design as Art.
In another chapter, Bruno Munari talks about an exercise he does to see how many ways he can draw the human face from the front. In the book, you get 7 pages of his variations of the human face. This kind of thinking is really important when it comes to things like branding and logo design.
Design as Art
Sometimes you need to sketch out a bunch of ideas, try new methods and really dig down to get a feel for what you do need for the particular project. In short I could go on forever about this book and all the great insight you will find.
So there is no reason not to have this in your collection. Who would this book be for? Anyone who wants to get a bigger idea of what design means.
If you are a designer in any field you should positively read and own this book. Laddas ned direkt.
One of the last surviving members of the futurist generation, Bruno Munari's Design as Art is an illustrated journey into the artistic possibilities of modern design translated by Patrick Creagh published as part of the 'Penguin on Design' series in Penguin Modern Classics. Munari insisted that design be beautiful, functional and accessible, and this enlightening and highly entertaining book sets out his ideas about visual, graphic and industrial design and the role it plays in the objects we use everyday.
Lamps, road signs, typography, posters, children's books, advertising, cars and chairs - these are just some of the subjects to which he turns his illuminating gaze.
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Bruno Munari , born in Milan, was the enfant terrible of Italian art and design for most of the twentieth century, contributing to many fields of both visual paint, sculpture, film, industrial design, graphics and non-visual arts literature, poetry.