Design Graphics

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Peter A. Koenig  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
3
Language
English
Total pages
192
Pub.-date
January 2011
ISBN13
9780137136964
ISBN
013713696X



Description

For beginning/intermediate-level Basic Design Drawing courses in Interior Design, Architecture, and other related programs.

 

 

Design Graphics: Drawing Techniques for Design Professionals, Third Edition, combines-in a single volume-simple techniques and skills related to sketching, design-development, and the schematic or preliminary phase of design presentation. Emphasizing drawing as a mental as well as physical exercise, the text helps students draw designs on paper faster and easier, showing them how visual communication with clients can provide better, more economical design solutions. Practical, straightforward, and reader-friendly, Design Graphics provides more complete coverage of the basics, making concepts and techniques accessible to students with highly diversified educational and technical backgrounds.

Features

For beginning/intermediate-level Basic Design Drawing courses in Interior Design, Architecture, and other related programs. 

 

Design Graphics: Drawing Techniques for Design Professionals, Third Edition, combines-in a single volume-simple techniques and skills related to sketching, design-development, and the schematic or preliminary phase of design presentation. Emphasizing drawing as a mental as well as physical exercise, the text helps students draw designs on paper faster and easier, showing them how visual communication with clients can provide better, more economical design solutions. Practical, straightforward, and reader-friendly, Design Graphics provides more complete coverage of the basics, making concepts and techniques accessible to students with highly diversified educational and technical backgrounds.

 

Hallmark Features:

 

Hand-drawing as a design skill.

  • Introduces students to the most critical areas related to the designer's ability to design and communicate.

Sketching.

  • Shows students how to draw what they see-as a first step in making believable drawings of their designs.

“Loosen up” exercises.

  • Helps student see how line, light, texture, and materials make a drawing come alive.

Design drawing.

  • Introduces students to conceptual drawing/doodle/diagramming-the designer's shorthand for the schematic phase of design development.

Illustrates image drawing.

  • Helps students identify the character and identity of a space.

Drawing process (rendering).

  • Teaches and illustrates one-point and two-point 'eyeball' perspective methods based on freehand, scale and not-to-scale grids.

Perspective types.

  • Helps students meet different design situations-conceptual doodle, image, composition studies, and client-oriented final level drawings.

“Overlay” method.

  • Shows students how to develop and refine drawings for client review and approval.

Monochromatic (black and white) visuals and illustrations throughout-Introduces basic drawing and concepts in the traditional way.

  • Gives students a simple, yet thorough grounding in the basics, which can easily be applied in subsequent studies of color.

New to this Edition

NEW! More new and varied sketches based on real sites and real design projects

 

EXPANDED! "How to" for perspective developement of interior building design features and furniture pieces

Table of Contents

Introduction: Drawing.

 

I. SKETCHING.

 1. The Basics.

 2. Line.

 3. Light.

 4. Texture.

 

II. DESIGN DRAWING.

 5. Conceptual/Doodle Diagrams.

 6. Perspective Drawing.

 

III. DRAWING PROCESS.

 7. One-Point Eyeball Perspective.

 8. Two-Point Eyeball Perspective.

 9. Overlay Method.

10. Entourage for Final Drawings.

11. Presentation.

 

Bibliography.

Index/Glossary.