A Book About Design

A Book About Design

Complicated Doesn't Make It Good

Book - 2005
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Design is all about the perception of size, shape, and color.

A fabulous and fun introduction to the concepts of design

A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make It Good takes a most creative approach to introducing young (and not-so-young) readers to the fundamental elements of design. Using simple shapes, lines, and a sense of humor, this book explains why complicated doesn't make it good-and why that matters. Mark Gonyea opens up the world of design and makes it accessible to young artists and non-artists alike.

A Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Selection
A JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2005.
ISBN: 9780805075755
0805075755
Characteristics: [130] pages :,chiefly illustrations (some color) ;,21 cm.

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caleherreman May 09, 2019

A very short book that can teach you a lot through fun, (mostly) simple images, and humor. Gonyea takes us through some lessons that have the feel of small stories on balance and simplicity, that make their point without too much fuss. This looks like a book for small children, with pages of few words in large type, pages with bright colors and shapes. But this is for anyone who could absorb the lessons, very young or very old.

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