Communicating with Pattern Circles & Dots

Communicating with Pattern Circles & Dots

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• This book is an unrivalled source of creative inspiration, explaining the language of circles and dots,
and exploring their influence individual communication.
• This fact packed, beautifully illustrated handbook is also a source book of hundreds of ideas for the
imaginative use of stripes in every type of design, featuring examples of circles, dots, and spheres in
graphics, art, fashion, product design, furniture, interiors, architecture, retail, and information design.
• Circles are inclusive and embracing, while dots often signify rebellion and bold, counter-cultural
statements. Why is this? And how did circle-based designs such as the classic "smiley" evolve? These
are just some of the questions answered in this inspiring book that will open your eyes to the creative
design possibilities inherent in circles and dots, from polka dots, via Pointilism, to the dot in "dot com."

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Unique showcase exploring the use of stripes for visual communication across design disciplines.
The fact-packed Communicating with Pattern series presents designers with a complete vocabulary of pattern as visual communication. Stripes is a stunning collection of striped design from the worlds of textiles, fashion, interiors, architecture, graphics, product, and industrial design, together with comments from some of the featured creators, giving designers an understanding of the graphic language of stripes.
From Adidas sneakers to City pinstripes and share-dealers' shirts, from barcodes to soccer shirts, stripes signify membership and allegiance. But also the opposite: in nature, stripes communicate danger. Stripes can be bright, childlike, and bold, but also sober, conservative, and exclusive. In art, stripes stimulate the eye in the work of artists such as Mark Rothko. In fashion, they can be formal or strident witness brands as diverse as Jean-Paul Gaultier, Mary Quant, Gucci, and Paul Smith. All this and more is covered in this indispensable book.

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