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DESN2645
Module Reading List

Design Theory, 2017/18, Semester 2
Prof Michael Hann
m.a.hann@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Bibliography for Design Theory 2 and Design Theory

 

Abas S. J. and Salman, A. S. (1995), Symmetries of Islamic geometrical patterns, Singapore, New Jersey, London and Hong Kong: World Scientific.

Ambrose, G. and Harris, P. (2008), Basics. Design 07: Grids, Lausanne: AVA Publishing.

Andersen, P., and Salomon, D. (2010), The architecture of patterns, New York and London: W. W. Norton and Company.

Arnheim, R. (1988), ‘Symmetry and the Organisation of Form: A Review Article’ Leonardo., 21 (3): 173-276.

 Benjafield, J. (1985), ‘A Review of Recent Research on the Golden Section’, Empirical Studies of the Arts, 3(2): 117-34. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Broug, E. (2008), Islamic geometric design, London: Thames and Hudson.

Broug, E. (2013), Islamic geometric patterns, London: Thames and Hudson.

 Ching, F. D. K. (1996), Architecture, Form, Space and Order, New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Christie, A. H. (1910), Pattern design : an introduction to the study of formal ornament, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Cook, T. A. (1914), The curves of life : being an account of spiral formations and their application to growth in nature, to science and to art : with special reference to the manuscripts of Leonardo da Vinci, London: Constable and Co., republished (1979) New York: Dover.

Day, L. F. (1903), Pattern design : a book for students, treating in a practical way of the anatomy, planning and evolution of repeated ornament, London: Batsford.

Doczi, G. (1981), The power of limits : proportional harmonies in nature, art, and architecture, Boulder, Colorado: Shambhala Publications.

Elam, K. (2001), Geometry of design : studies in proportion and composition, New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Elam, K. (2004), Grid systems : principles of organizing type (Design Briefs), New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Fischler, R. (1979), ‘The Early Relationship of Le Corbusier to the Golden Number’, Environment & planning., 6: 95-103.

Fischler, R. (1981a), ‘On the Application of the Golden Ratio in the Visual Arts’, Leonardo., 14 (no.1): 31-32.

Fischler, R. (1981b), ‘How to find the “golden number” without really trying’, Fibonacci Quarterly, 19: 406-410.

Fletcher, R. (2006), ‘The Golden Section’, Nexus network journal., 8 (no. 1): 67-89.

Ghyka, M (1946), The geometry of art and life, New York: Sheed and Ward, republication (1977), New York: Dover.

Gombrich, E. H. (1984), The Sense of Order: A Study in the Psychology of Decorative Art, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Grünbaum, B., and Shephard, G. C (1987), Tilings and patterns, New York: W. H. Freeman.

Hambidge, J. (1926), The elements of dynamic symmetry, London and New York: Dover.

Hampshire, M. and Stephenson, K. (2006a), Communicating with pattern : circles and dots, Mies (Switzerland): Roto Vision SA

Hampshire, M., and Stephenson, K. (2006b), Communicating with pattern : stripes, Mies (Switzerland): Roto Vision SA.

Hampshire, M., and Stephenson, K. (2007), Squares, checks, and grids, Mies (Switzerland): Roto Vision SA.

Hann, M.A. (1992), 'Symmetry in Regular Repeating Patterns: Case Studies from Various Cultural Settings', Journal of the Textile Institute., 83 (4): 579-590.

Hann, M. A. (2003a), ‘The Fundamentals of Pattern Structure. Part I: Woods Revisited, Journal of the Textile Institute, 94 (part 2, nos 1 and 2): 53 - 65.

Hann, M. A. (2003b), ‘The Fundamentals of Pattern Structure. Part II: The Counter-change Challenge’, Journal of the Textile Institute, 94 (part 2, nos 1 and 2): 66 – 80.

Hann, M. A. (2003c), ‘The Fundamentals of Pattern Structure. Part III: The Use of Symmetry Classification as an Analytical Tool’, Journal of the Textile Institute, 94 (part 2, nos 1 and 2): 81 – 88.

Hann, M. (2012), Structure and Form in Design, London and New York: Berg.

Hann, M. (2013), Symbol, pattern and symmetry : the cultural significance of structure, London, New Delhi, New York and Sydney: Bloomsbury.

Hann, M. (2015), Stripes, grids and checks, London and New York: Bloomsbury.

Hargittai, I. (ed) (1986). Symmetry : unifying human understanding, New York: Pergamon.

Hargittai, I. (ed) (1989), Symmetry 2 : unifying human understanding, New York: Pergamon. Hemenway, P. (2005), Divine Proportion Ф (Phi) in Art, Nature and Science, New York: Sterling Publishing Co.

Kappraff, J. (1991), Connections: The Geometric Bridge between Art and Science, New York: McGraw-Hill.

Kappraff, J. (2000), ‘A Secret of Ancient Geometry’, in C. A. Gorini (ed.) Geometry at work : a collection of papers showing applications of geometry, MAA Notes Number 53: 26-36.

Kappraff, J. (2002 and 2003 reprint), Beyond measure : a guided tour through nature, myth, and number, River Edge, N.J. (USA) London and Singapore: World Scientific.

Le Corbusier (2000), Modulor I and II, 2 volumes, Basel: Birkhäuser.

Nicolai, C. (2009), Grid Index, Berlin: Die Gestalten Verlag.

O’Keeffe, L. (2012), Stripes : design between the lines, London: Thames and Hudson.

Olsen, S. (2006), The golden section : nature's greatest secret, Glastonbury, Somerset (UK): Wooden Books.

Pearce, P. (1990), Structure in nature is a strategy for design, Cambridge (Mass): MIT Press.

Stevens P.S. (1984), Handbook of regular patterns : an introduction to symmetry in two dimensions. MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

Washburn D.K. and Crowe D.W. (1988), Symmetries of culture : theory and practice of plane pattern analysis. University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Washburn D.K. and Crowe D.W. (2004) (eds.), Symmetry comes of age : the role of pattern in culture, Seattle, Washington and London: University of Washington Press.

Wong, W. (1972), Principles of two-dimensional design, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Wong, W. (1977), Principles of three-dimensional design, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Wong, W. (1993), Principles of form and design, New York: John Wiley & Sons.

 

This list was last updated on 01/12/2016