LogoLounge Master Library, Volume 3: 3,000 Shapes and Symbols Logos
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LogoLounge Master Library, Volume 3: 3,000 Shapes and Symbols Logos

The third in the seven-volume LogoLounge Master Library series, Shapes & Symbols is a collection of 3,000 shape- and symbol-based designs gathered from LogoLounge.com, the largest online collection of logos in the world. In addition, top designers, including Steff Geissbuhler, Jerry Kuyper, and Hans Hulsbosch, share their insights on the values, traditions, and future of shape- and symbol-based logo designs. —Shapes are generally...

Hand Hewn: The Traditions, Tools, and Enduring Beauty of Timber Framing
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Hand Hewn: The Traditions, Tools, and Enduring Beauty of Timber Framing

Hand Hewn is a gorgeous celebration of the traditions and artistry of timber-frame building, a 7,000-year-old craft that holds an enduring attraction for its simple elegance and resilience. Internationally renowned timber-frame architect and craftsman Jack A. Sobon offers a fascinating look at how the natural, organic forms of trees become the framework for a home, with profiles of the classic tools he uses to hand hew and shape each...

Lee Hammond's All New Big Book of Drawing: Beginner's Guide to Realistic Drawing Techniques
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Lee Hammond's All New Big Book of Drawing

Learning How to Draw Has Never Been Easier! Lee Hammond's All New Big Book of Drawing is the culmination of nearly forty years of teaching. No matter what your experience level YOU CAN DRAW by following along these easy step-by-step demonstrations. Whether you want to create drawings of flowers, learn how to draw animals or how to draw a person, these drawing techniques, all-new projects, and expert tips will show you how to get grea...

Atlas of World Restaurants
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Atlas of World Restaurants

This book offers readers a visual feast with a collection of the world s most classic restaurant projects. It selects 500 projects from more than 50 countries of 6 continents all over the world. Each project is illustrated with 3 to 5 photos, a plan and a brief introduction. It is catergorised in 7 parts, including Restaurant, Bar, Cafe, Desert Shop, Fastfood, Canteen and Chain Restaurant, revealing designers innovative applications ...

Make Great Art on Your iPad
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Make Great Art on Your iPad

Many people would like to be more creative, if only they could find a little time and a suitable space. Artist Jardine informs readers that they may already be carrying around a complete art studio: their iPad. The basics of composition, color, perspective, figure drawing, still life, landscapes, and portraiture are all given a fresh look here. An introductory section highlights digital tools that go beyond paper, pencil, canvas, and...

¿Como te llamas?: Everyday Llamas You Might Know
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¿Como te llamas?: Everyday Llamas You Might Know

Some books are simply food for the soul and Kristen Llamas has written one, if you can call it that. Kristen claims that the llama is her spirit animal and says that “they are peaceful and caring, strong, curious, loyal, and accommodating ... until you upset them, and then they spit on you.” What she’s done is take the name of individuals and painted a llama portrait of them. What do certain names bring to mind? What traits would a p...

Brilliant Origami: A Collection of Original Designs
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Brilliant Origami: A Collection of Original Designs

Without a doubt some of the Origami designs in this book are simply spectacular and exceedingly beautiful. But the point of a book like this, in my opinion is to make it very clear to the reader how to make these. I have been doing origami for years, as a small hobby, so I am just an intermediate level folder. And I have had some trouble with the diagrams in this book - they could have been done better. Some of the branching paths ar...