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An Ocean of Books

All photos by Ossip van Duivenbode I’m a lover of books. My house contains shelf after shelf of books, some I’ve read, some I may read soon, and some I’ll probably never read but their title reminds me of something … Continue reading

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Intercept: Art On The Street

In our book Design: A Beginner’s Handbook we introduce the elements and principles of design. This blog is an off-shoot of the book – a place where we look at art, architecture, and design. In the book we devote a … Continue reading

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Design Advice: DO Sweat the Small Stuff

Several posts ago I wrote about small, humble things that have been the subject matter of significant art. Today I want to extend that conversation and talk about things that are even smaller…namely details – the little decisions and little … Continue reading

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Two Artists Working With Shape

Shapes are the basic building blocks of two-dimensional compositions and three-dimensional objects. Shapes define the forms we see and the space around those forms. Let’s look at the work of two artists who emphasize shapes and use them as primary … Continue reading

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