Today, I’ve received the last of 5 books I placed on hold from the library (one of which looked like it came from the 70’s, so I promptly returned it). 65 more words
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Universal Principles of Design by William Lidwell
Good for: Learning ux design techniques and methods.
Design. The moment you read that word several things could have sprouted in your imagination, but most often the first thing that comes to mind is a visual pattern. 425 more words
This book was recommended to all product design students prior to the course starting.
Description: “This comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopaedia of design pairs clear explanations of every design concept with visual examples of the concepts applied in practice.” 265 more words
The ‘law of 80/20′ (also called the ‘law of the vital few’) has proved to be an important principle in business and economics. Named after an Italian economist, this principle illustrates the common observation that 80% of effects are produced by 20% of causes. 277 more words
As part of a course in visual design, I’m currently reading “Universal Principles of Design” (Lidwell, Holden and Butler). This book outlines many varied principles that apply to all types of design and creative endeavours. 26 more words