Download e-book for kindle: Elements of Design: Rowena Reed Kostellow and the Structure by Gail Greet Hannah

By Gail Greet Hannah

ISBN-10: 1568983298

ISBN-13: 9781568983295

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ISBN: 1568983298
EAN: 9781568983295
ASIN: 1568983298
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication Date: 2002-07-01
Number of Pages: 144
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A hands-on booklet layout scholars and architects alike will welcome.Elements of layout is a tribute to a great instructor and a research of the summary visible relationships that have been her lifelong pursuit. Rowena Reed Kiostellow taught business layout at Pratt Institute for greater than fifty years and the designers she trained-and the designers they're education today-have replaced the face of yankee layout. This succinct, instructive, important booklet reconstructs the sequence of workouts that led Kostellow's scholars from the manipulation of straightforward kinds to the construction of complicated ideas to tough layout difficulties. It contains her routines and observation besides chosen scholar suggestions, and concludes with examples of labor from former scholars who grew to become leaders within the box, together with such recognized figures as Tucker Viemeisater, Ralph Applebaum, Ted Muehling, and plenty of others.

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