Compendium of Design

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2D: Visual Basics for Designers features a concept-based approach that explores th...
 
 
Highlights fifty unconventional bed designs from around the world, accompanied by ...
 
 
Photographs and drawings document some of the most distinguished modern chair desi...

50 Lights: Pro-design

Industrial / commercial art & design
 
 
Mel Byars's 50 LIGHTS offers an intelligent, long-overdue survey of distinguished ...

50 Products: Innovations in Design and Material

Industrial / commercial art & design
 
 
When the creation of the tools we all use in our everyday lives is placed in the h...

50 Sports Wares

Industrial / commercial art & design
 
 
Examples of the best recent developments in the realm of sports equipment are show...

50 Tables: Innovations in Design and Materials

Industrial / commercial art & design
 
 
Hundreds of color photographs, many taken especially for this book, reveal the sta...
 
 
From a closed hutch and bedside table to cupboards, curios, and a waterfall chest ...
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These 500 tables are more than just practical places to set a coffee cup or notepa...

507 Mechanical Movements

Mechanical Engineering
 
 
Epicyclic trains, oblique rollers, trip hammers, and lazy-tongs are among the inge...
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Completely revised and updated, A Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics, Second Ed...
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Architects' Data

Architectural structure & design
 
 
This new edition of a classic, bestselling text provides, in one concise volume, t...
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This series of three volumes, 'Basic Engineering Mechanics Explained' aims to expl...
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This series of three volumes, 'Basic Engineering Mechanics Explained' aims to expl...
 
 
This series of three volumes, 'Basic Engineering Mechanics Explained' aims to expl...
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Available again in a boxed hardcover edition, the definitive work on Bauhaus. Bau...
 
 
Chairs are the design pieces that most of us use most of the time: from offices to...
 
 
Material for the book is derived from the Collins Complete DIY Manual, by Jackson ...
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The Third Edition of Michael Doyle's classic Color Drawing remains the ultimate up...
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This comprehensive and practical book demystifies the all-important subject of cho...
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Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has long been heralded as a wonder material, with a l...
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An essential reference that clarifies the role of drawing in the design process. A...
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Design for the Real World

Technical Design
 
 
Design for the Real World has been translated into over twenty languages since it ...

Designing for People

History of Art & Design
 
 
From the first answering machine ("the electronic brain") and the Hoover vacuum cl...
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Designing with Models, Second Edition is the revised, step–by–step guide to basic ...
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The most comprehensive book ever published on drawing hands uses a revolutionary s...
 
 
With its tutorial-based approach, this is a practical guide to both hand- and comp...
 
 
The updated edition of a contemporary approach to merging traditional hand drawing...
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Figure drawing is the most essential - and the most difficult - of all the skills ...
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This book, illustrated with drawings in pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, and brush a...
 
 
Understanding how the body moves is the key to rendering clothing, as world-renown...
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Eames

History of Art & Design
 
 
The creative duo Charles Eames (1907-1978) and Ray Kaiser Eames (1912-1988) transf...
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Birdhouses are a favorite project among woodworkers. Made of inexpensive materials...
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Engineering Drawing remains the leading Australian text for students studying engi...
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F.L. Wright

History of Art & Design
 
 
Acclaimed as the "father of skyscrapers," the quintessentially American icon Frank...
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Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide is the only book specifically for fashion d...
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Fabric for Fashion: The Swatch Book

Fashion and textile design
 
 
This easily navigable resource provides 125 swatches of the most recognized and wi...
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This book makes possible the accurate geometrical solution of all problems of patt...
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Gropius

History of Art & Design
 
 
Modernist visionary Walter Gropius was founding director of the Bauhaus and pionee...
 
 
"The Home Guide to Woodwork" is for all woodwork enthusiasts. With a e blend of ac...

Industrial Design A-Z

Industrial / commercial art & design
 
 
If you take even the slightest interest in the design of your toothbrush, the hist...
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A classic guide to the technical aspects of product design—now revised and updated...
 
 
The timely update of the highly successful Nelson Introducing Technology offers br...
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In Learn to Weld, teach yourself to be a master of the craft with this valuable st...
 
 
Managing the Design Process—Implementing Design focuses on design implementation a...
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Over the last ten years there has been a huge growth in the area of materials for ...
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A comprehensive yet accessible introduction to materials engineering which provide...
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One of the world’s most highly regarded Materials Science texts, Callister’s Mater...
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Mies Van Der Rohe

History of Art & Design
 
 
Famed for his motto "less is more," Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) was one o...
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"Model-making: Materials and Methods" focuses primarily on the wide variety of mat...
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