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Author: Gavin Ambrose; Paul Harris
Publisher: [Lausanne, Switzerland] : AVA Pub. SA ; London : Distributed by Thames & Hudson ; New York : Distributed in the USA & Canada by Watson-Guptill, 2006.
Series: Basics design, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the two distinct areas of color usage in design. This book explores what colors mean, their inherent associations and their cultural connotations. It then tackles how to control color in a design in order to achieve a desired effect or fulfill a specific brief. Suitable for visual arts students, this title provides them a theoretical and practical exploration of each of the fundamental topics within the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Ambrose; Paul Harris
ISBN: 9782940373314 2940373310
OCLC Number: 145849677
Notes: At head of title: Ambrose / Harris.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: V. 1 Format ; V. 2 Layout ; V. 3 Typography : V. 4 Image ; V. 5 Colour.
Series Title: Basics design, 5.
Responsibility: [design and text by Gavin Ambrose and Paul Harris ; with the assistance of Ashley Sansom].
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'Very well organized and easy to follow. The book design and structure will help my students learn more about colour and colour interaction.' Luis Blanco-Doring, Spring Hill College, USA'Basics Read more...

 
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