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Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated

Come da universa, spiega i principali concetti che stanno dietro alla teoria del design. I would recommend keeping this close because it will help consolidate design decisions. It has cross-references to related topics within the book. Universal Principles of Design: See 1 question about Universal Principles of Design…. Great reference book for designers. Richly illustrated and easy to navigate, it pairs clear explanations of every design concept with visual examples of the concepts applied in practice.

Universal Principles of Design reminds me of a book I had when I lideell younger that had different letters of the alphabet and big, glossy pictures of things starting with that letter. Universal Principles of Design: The Best Books of This is a listing of the widely accepted principals of good design It didn’t even need to be a whole book most of the principals build on top of one another, easily could be reduced down to like five pages maybe.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. On-page discussions of design ideas that are relevant to all aspects of design Goodreads helps you keep track of desiggn you want to read. It’s easy for design to get overwhelming- or maybe that’s just me, but, in any event, this book is a fantastic resource to page through when you have what I think of as the opposite of designer’s block. Packed full of good stuff.


Jun 16, Dave rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Universal Principles of Design is the first comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of design. I love the density and efficiency of this book. Nov 22, Diego Petrucci rated it it was amazing.

Description Whether a marketing campaign or a museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines. Not bad, especially as a general overview of some common design issues for new dsign, but to me it felt like it lacked depth on most of the topics.

Finally finished this one. The Universal Principles of Design provide ways to enhance usability, influence perception, increase appeal, make better design decisions, and teach through design. Wi Finally finish this book after abandoning it for so long!

This is a great resource for any kind of designer, especially of the interaction, interface or industrial sorts. These key principles are articulated in two books: Jan 15, Scott rated it really liked it Shelves: Despite the principlrs that I hate math, the book actually managed to grab my interest.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Feb 08, Princioles rated it it was amazing. I foun UPD is a short read and if you are doing creative work, it will inspire you.

Bonus points for the sidebar bibliography that came with most entries, though. Account Options Sign in. Lots of things you desing have heard of, applied to modern examples from the world of design – not graphic design, not architecture, not web design or product design, but just plain old design.

I agree that alphabetical may not be the best way to organize this kind of information– if that’s a deal-breaker for you check out Things Every Designer Needs to Know about People ; but, given the illustrations and the physical structure of the book it’s easy enough to breeze through and find those things you didn’t even realize you were looking for.


Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated [Book]

U Whether a marketing campaign or a museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines.

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If you enjoy doing anything that has to do with design, this is the book for you. If I were to change one thing, I would add more detail per concept. It is simple, informative, and straight-forward. May 07, Oz rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 12, Anthoney rated it it was amazing. However, giving a list of tools in the hands of a person does not help in utilising them in a meaningful manner in the process of creating a solution. I found the book provocative while working on a interface for teacher registration and I am sure the registration was improved for the book’s influence.

As with the alphabet book, I’m not sure how comprehensive or useful “Universal Principles” would be as a reference to everything you might expect to ever see, it’s not an encyclopedia or even a dictionarybut the pictures are cool, and the content’s interesting.