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Author Kress, Gunther R.

Title Reading images: the grammar of visual design / Gunther Kress and Theo van Leeuwen
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Routledge, ©2006
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 291 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents The semiotic landscape: language and visual communication -- Narrative representations: designing social action -- Conceptual representations: designing social constructs -- Representation and interaction: designing the position of the viewer -- Modality: designing models of reality -- The meaning of composition -- Materiality and meaning -- The third dimension -- Colourful thoughts (a postscript)
Summary This book provides the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. By looking at the formal elements and structures of design the authors examine the ways in which images communicate meaning
Notes First edition published 1996
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-286) and index
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Subject Communication in design.
Form Electronic book
Author Van Leeuwen, Theo, 1947-
ISBN 0203619722 (ebook)
1423794729 (electronic bk.)
9780203619728 (ebook)
9781423794721 (electronic bk.)