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A Dictionary Of Colour

Author : Ian Paterson
ISBN : UCSC:32106017859437
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 87.66 MB
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This dictionary is the first of its kind: a treasury of colour words and phrases and a comprehensive resource for exploring every aspect of colour and its many applications across the disciplines and through the ages. Colour is much more than decoration; it provides us with a means of distinction, warning, attraction, stimulation, diagnosis, symbolism. In short, it is a powerful shorthand for conveying ideas and information. Words are drawn from many different worlds including art, artists, crafts and design, painting, printing and sculpture, the decorative arts, gems, fashion, textiles and clothing, cosmetics, hair and complexion, physics, maths, astronomy, and many others. This is a book for reference and for entertainment, for the professional and academic as well as the word-lover. It will prove valuable for writers, journalists and copywriters, graphic, textile and fashion designers, artists and illustrators, art students, art critics, decorators, architects, set designers, colourists and dye-makers, colour scientists, paint manufacturers, product designers and originators, marketers -in short, a book to delight and intrigue lovers of colour and language everywhere.
Category: Business & Economics

The Visual Dictionary Of Graphic Design

Author : Gavin Ambrose
ISBN : 9782940373437
Genre : Art
File Size : 69.42 MB
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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design by Gavin Ambrose and Paul Harris is a straight talking guide to the numerous terms used within the realms of art and design. Over 250 terms are explained and contextualised. It is suitable for those studying and those simply interested in art and design.
Category: Art

Colour The Professional S Guide

Author : Karen Triedman
ISBN : 9781781573624
Genre : Art
File Size : 40.23 MB
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Colour is one of the most complex elements of design and it is also what people respond to first on an emotional level, whether they are surveying a restaurant interior or browsing an online catalogue. An in-depth understanding of colour is one of the most important and useful assets available to a visual professional. Working successfully with colour in a global community involves understanding colour theory and psychology, as well as geographical and historical reference. This information is covered thoroughly, with clear and precise explanations and examples. Colour: The Professional's Guide is comprehensive, offering informative techniques, examples, inspiration and, above all, exemplary solutions to fit the designer's every need, whatever their discipline. Beautifully illustrated with over 300 colour images, this guide removes the grey areas from the full colour world of contemporary design, providing designers from all disciplines with everything they need to become true, confident colourists.
Category: Art

Rhs Colour Companion

Author : Dr Ross Bayton
ISBN : 9781784726157
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 54.83 MB
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Whether you are planning a brand-new garden or looking for complementary plants to add to your existing one, RHS Colour Companion is an inspirational and highly practical sourcebook of ideas for incorporating colour into your garden. An introductory section explains the basics of colour in plants and how it can be harnessed, and colour-themed chapters then focus on each colour's uses in the garden. A gallery of garden elements for each colour then follows - from foliage and flowers to bark, fruit, berries and even hard landscaping materials. Each plant in the gallery is supported with cultivation guidance and suggestions for incorporating it into a planting plan for maximum impact. Advice is accompanied by tips for planting plans and photographs to help you visualize the finished effect.
Category: Gardening

Dictionary Of Architecture And Interior Design

Author : Mary Gilliatt
ISBN : 9781743340677
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 90.92 MB
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An easy-to-use, one-stop reference guide for architectural and interior design. Part dictionary, part reference book, Mary Gilliatt's Dictionary of Architecture and Design is a single comprehensive source of information that will help you navigate all decisions related to home decor. Whether you are a home owner, an amateur restorer or decorator, a professional, a realtor, a student, or a do-it-yourselfer, this book will make every job go smoother. Over 2000 Entries and 250 line drawings logically organised into 12 useful subject areas: Architects, Designers, and Decorators Architectural, Building, and Decorating Terms Colors, Paints, Varnishes, and Decorative Finishes Fabric and Wallpaper Flooring Furniture and Upholstery Glass and Ceramics Lighting Oriental and Other Rugs Styles and Movements Windows and Window Treatments Woods for Furniture and Floors
Category: Architecture

The Dictionary Of British Watercolour Artists Up To 1920 M Z

Author : Huon Mallalieu
ISBN : UCSC:32106017324150
Genre : Art
File Size : 62.55 MB
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Long awaited revised editions of the standard works on the subject of British watercolour artists. Unlike previous editions these volumes have the plates incorporated into the text.
Category: Art

Bma Illustrated Medical Dictionary

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781405331210
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 38.40 MB
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The BMA Illustrated Medical Dictionary gives comprehensive coverage of anatomical terms, disorders, tests, treatments and drugs and contains extensive cross referencing for fast access to related topics. It is the essential dictionary for general practitioners, students and those with an interest in the medical field.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Universal Dictionary Of Trade And Commerce With Large Additions And Improvements Adapting The Same To The Present State Of British Affairs In America Since The Last Treaty Of Peace Made In The Year 1763 With Great Variety Of New Remarks And Illustrations Incorporated Throughout The Whole Together With Every Thing Essential That Is Contained In Savary S Dictionary Also All The Material Laws Of Trade And Navigation Relating To These Kingdoms And The Customs And Usages To Which All Traders Are Subject

Author : Malachy Postlethwayt
ISBN : KBNL:KBNL03000124802
Genre : Commerce
File Size : 56.78 MB
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Category: Commerce


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006778851
Genre : Decoration and ornament
File Size : 39.94 MB
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Category: Decoration and ornament