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Shape

Talking about Seeing and Doing

Shape( )
Author: Stiny, George
ISBN:978-0-262-19531-7
Publication Date:Apr 2006
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $9.75
Book Description:

In Shape, George Stiny argues that seeing shapes -- with all their changeability and ambiguity -- is an inexhaustible source of creative ideas. Understanding shapes, he says, is a useful way to understand what is possible in design.

Shapes are devices for visual expression just as symbols are devices for verbal expression. Stiny develops a unified scheme that includes both visual expression with shapes and verbal expression with signs. The relationships -- and...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Mathematics / Geometry / General
Psychology / Creative Ability
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 9 x 0.875 Inches
Book Weight:2.2 Pounds



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