Hornung handbook of designs and devices
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Clarence P. Hornung
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Average Review. Stewart Hines rated it liked it Sep 28, Bleiler earth edition Egyptian elements English equal sides equilateral triangles Essential Figs four Frank Baum fylfot gammadion geometric figure Grammar Grammar of Ornament Handbook of Ornament hexagon Historic Ornament illustrations important infinity interesting interlaced Japanese heraldry language Martin Gardner mathematics Max and Moritz modern motifs number of designs original Ornamental Treasure Paperbound plane radial represents resembles resulting form scroll shapes shield sides and angles simple simplest six-pointed star snow crystals spiral square subdivisions swastika symbol Tau Cross tion translated triangular triquetra triskelion Trisula Upanishads Voided volumes Walter Crane wavy? Devices Heraldry Geometrical drawing.
ISBN 10: 0486201252
In the latest, second revised edition of this famous book, one of America's foremost commercial artists and trademark designers has drawn and classified 1, basic geometric designs and variations for quick, convenient, practical reference by workers in all fields of both applied and fine arts. Representing the result of many years of patient, scholarly study by the author, along with much practical experience in using this material, the book provides large, clear reproductions of the most diverse and usable variations and combinations of such basic forms as: the circle crescent, sector, segment, ring trefoil, quatrefoil ; the line and band wavy, zigzag, plaid, lattice ; the triangle triangular variants, the arrow head, chevron, triquetra, trisklion ; the square the rectangle, checker combinations, rectangular interlacements, the diamond, rhombic variants ; the cross and its many variants; the pentagon, hexagon, and octagon six-pointed star, Solomon's seal, the snow crystal ; the scroll spiral scroll, wave scroll, the curvilinear motif, the monad, triad, loop ; the fret; and the shield. To achieve a successful presentation of the most valuable geometric forms in the common store of decorative design, the author has drawn upon ancient Egyptian, Grecian, Roman, Arabian, and Japanese motifs as well as modern styles. This edition contains new notes that explain the historical backgrounds of the plates and their symbolism. Dover unabridged republication of the second revised edition. Handbook of Designs and Devices. Clarence Pearson Hornung.