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Shape : talking about seeing and doing

Author: George Stiny
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Art
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stiny, George.
Shape.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005043899
(OCoLC)58985723
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Stiny
ISBN: 9780262316330 0262316331 0262693674 9780262693677
OCLC Number: 301285637
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (422 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction : Tell me all about it --
1. What makes it visual? --
2. Seeing how it works --
3. Using it to design --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: George Stiny.

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