The Divine Proportion

Author: H. E. Huntley
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486131874
Format: PDF
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Discussion ranges from theories of biological growth to intervals and tones in music, Pythagorean numerology, conic sections, Pascal's triangle, the Fibonnacci series, and much more. Excellent bridge between science and art. Features 58 figures.

Geometry of Design

Author: Kimberly Elam
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568982496
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This work takes a close look at a broad range of 20th-century examples of design, architecture and illustration, revealing underlying geometric structures in their compositions.

Form Function and Design

Author: Paul Jacques Grillo
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486201825
Format: PDF, Docs
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A renowned French architect provides an analysis of the sources, elements, and significance of design. Bibliogs

The Geometry of Art and Life

Author: Matila Costiescu Ghyka
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486235424
Format: PDF, ePub
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This classic study probes the geometric interrelationships between art and life in discussions ranging from dissertations by Plato, Pythagoras, and Archimedes to examples of modern architecture and art. Other topics include the Golden Section, geometrical shapes on the plane, geometrical shapes in space, crystal lattices, and other fascinating subjects. 80 plates and 64 figures.

The Curves of Life

Author: Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486237015
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The significance of the spiral in nature, art, science, and the phenomena of life and growth is probed

Infinite Measure

Author: Rachel Fletcher
Publisher: George F Thompson
ISBN: 9781938086021
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The desire for harmony is universal among all cultures. In "Infinite Measure," we rediscover a fundamental starting point for designers of all ages: the simple act of drawing with a compass and a rule can sensitize the designer to the rich subtleties of spatial harmony, no matter how one ultimately chooses to express it.

The Painter s Secret Geometry

Author: Charles Bouleau
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486795500
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Richly illustrated examination of Western visual arts shows how great masters and modern painters employed the "golden mean" and other geometrical patterns. Cult classic and essential guide for art history students.

A Type Primer

Author: John Kane
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856692915
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A guide full of practical hints to help build the confidence of graphics and typography students. Its aim is to bring the reader to the point where they understand the basic principles of typography and to strengthen the designer's eye through informed, direct observation.

The Art of The Matrix

Author: Spencer Lamm
Publisher: Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks
ISBN: 9781557044051
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A pre-production archive of the artwork and conceptual drawings prepared for the production of "The Matrix" offers storyboards, interviews with the artists and other participants, and other commentary, along with the script.