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Elements of Design

Rowena Reed Kostellow and the Structure of Visual Relationships

By Gail Greet Hannah

7 x 8.5 in; 144 pp;
150 color photographs
Paperback
July 2002
ISBN 9781568983295
ISBN10 1568983298

SKU# 9781568983295

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A hands-on book design students and designers alike will welcome.Elements of Design is a tribute to an exceptional teacher and a study of the abstract visual relationships that were her lifelong pursuit. Rowena Reed Kiostellow taught industrial design a...
Elements of Design


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Elements of Design

A hands-on book design students and designers alike will welcome.Elements of Design is a tribute to an exceptional teacher and a study of the abstract visual relationships that were her lifelong pursuit. Rowena Reed Kiostellow taught industrial design at Pratt Institute for more than fifty years and the designers she trained-and the designers they're training today-have changed the face of American design. This succinct, instructive, invaluable book reconstructs the series of exercises that led Kostellow's students from the manipulation of simple forms to the creation of complex solutions to difficult design problems. It includes her exercises and commentary along with selected student solutions, and concludes with examples of work from former students who became leaders in the field, including such well-known figures as Tucker Viemeisater, Ralph Applebaum, Ted Muehling, and many others.

 

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7 x 8.5 in; 144 pp;
150 color photographs
Paperback
July 2002
ISBN 9781568983295
ISBN10 1568983298

Gail Greet Hannah is a writer specializing in design and marketing. She was a friend of Rowena Reed Kostellow and worked with her to publish her teaching method. She lives in Cold Spring Harbor.