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Design by nature : using universal forms and principles in design

Author: Maggie Macnab
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : New Riders, [2012]
Series: Voices that matter.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie Macnab
ISBN: 9780321747761 0321747763
OCLC Number: 761367948
Description: xvi, 293 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Memory: Remembering What We Know: --
Aesthetics: enjoy the ride --
Truth and beauty: --
Beauty is as beauty does --
Intuition and creativity --
Synchronicity --
Wabi-sabi and grunge --
Emptiness and simplicity: --
Emptiness as a philosophical and visual design application --
Simplicity --
Putting it into practice --
Efficiency: go with the flow: --
Economics of nature --
Value-driven design --
Design's purpose --
Problem solving: different strokes with effective results --
Creative ideas used skillfully --
Creatives on the creative process --
Putting it into practice --
Nature's ethics: everyone's business: --
Natural guidelines for ethical design: --
12 design principles from nature --
Abundance and limits: --
Information design: discerning and distilling beautifully --
Intention and invention --
Mutation: --
International design response to a manmade disaster --
Street galleries --
Ethics in education: rethinking how and what we teach: --
School of visual arts/New York City --
Carnegie Mellon University/Pittsburgh --
Upcycled design: applying nature's principles to personal design: --
Common denominator between aesthetics, efficiency, and ethics --
Matter: Understand And Create: --
Patterns: nature's dynamics --
Energy visualized: --
What is pattern? --
How natural patterns are relevant to design --
Capturing the energy of your design --
Transforming energy as a design --
Patterns: --
Patterns of movement --
Patterns of regeneration and connectivity --
Patterns that stack and pack --
Sounding board for visuals --
Putting it into practice --
Shapes: nature's vocabulary: --
Shape-speak: --
Defining extraordinariness with numbers --
Shapes as truths --
Universe of freedoms --
Human translations of shape --
In form yourself by understanding shapes: --Circle --
Intersecting lines --
Triangle --
Square --
Spiral --
Putting it into practice --
Elements: nature's sensuality: --
Color your world: --
Light creates color --
Color form --
Noncolor colors --
Changing ways of color --
Natural palette --
Using nature's elements in design: --
Nature shares genius --
Classical elements --
Putting it into practice --
Motion: The Experience Enhanced: --
Structure: building beauty: --
Structural flow: --
Structural forms --
State of flow --
Design's structural vocabulary: --
Elements --
Technique and quality --
Process and method --
Principles --
1+1=3: the Gestalt principles: --
Figure/ground --
Closure or completion --
Continuance --
Similarity --
Proximity --
Symmetry: a balancing act in two or more parts: --
Three basic symmetries: --
Translation symmetry --
Reflection symmetry --
Rotation symmetry --
Tessellations --
Asymmetry --
Putting it into practice --
Messaging: a meaningful medium: --How and why of meaning: --
Symbols and the natural state --
Symbols and the altered state --
Symbolic metaphor in design --
Scaling across time and space: --
Designs that scale: spanning culture, trend, and time --
Hidden relationship: --Hidden, seen --
Afterword --
Credits --
Index.
Series Title: Voices that matter.
Other Titles: Using universal forms and principles in design
Responsibility: Maggie Macnab.

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