Art Deco, also known as Deco, is a visual art, architecture, and design style that originated in France shortly before World War I. Buildings, furniture, jewellery, fashion, automobiles, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday items like radios and vacuum cleaners were all inspired by Art Deco. The Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes (International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts) held in Paris in 1925 inspired the name.
For over twenty years, scientists have been discovering connections between physical space and the creative mind. Written by a noted architect, My Creative Space is the first book to turn this rich trove of psychological research into practical techniques for shaping your home for maximum creativity.
An authoritative guide to the most significant artists, schools, and styles of street art and graffiti around the world
Painted murals first appeared in Latin America in the early 20th century; in the 1950s, spray-can graffiti associated with Latino gangs followed, notably the “cholo” graffiti of Los Angeles.
In architecture, technology, creativity, engineering, and even psychology are all intertwined. Find out the possibilities with this in-depth architecture book for teens. Delve into the world of architecture, explore contemporary sustainability initiatives, and investigate specific real-world architectural projects.
The psychology of design is an essential ingredient in connecting people to place. More than simply decorating the side of a building, architectural graphic design is critical to establishing the purpose of a space, the visitor’s place within it, and helping to shape the overall experience.
This groundbreaking book is the first to offer a fun, hands-on approach to learning about architecture. It is filled with various beautiful and elegant drawings that provide the consumer with different architectural challenges, including designing your skyscraper, drawing an island house, and constructing a Constructivist monument, among many others.
The Bauhaus, the legendary school in Dessau, Germany, transformed architecture and design around the world. This book broke new ground when first published in 1991 by introducing psychoanalysis, geometry, early childhood education, and popular culture into the standard political history of the Bauhaus.