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Elements of Japanese Design

John W. Dower

Elements of Japanese Design

by John W. Dower

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Weatherhill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Decoracao,
  • Design, Decorative,
  • Architecture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9381227M
    ISBN 100834801434
    ISBN 109780834801431
    OCLC/WorldCa18170015

    The Wonders of Japanese Architecture & the Japanese Garden Japan, approximately 75% of which is covered with into a book of secrets entitled 'Sakuteiki'('The Art of Designing a Garden'), and the J‐odo-shikigarden designed in the image of the Buddhist-style paradise blend of Japanese and Western elements. Japanese design history. The notion of “Japanese Modernism” has continually been slapped on past Japanese graphic design 7 that incorporated elements of the Western Avant Garde without looking closer at what truly constitutes a modernizing force in the history of Japanese design culture. While World War II left so few remains of graphic.

    The five elements philosophy in Japanese Buddhism, godai (五大, lit. "five great"), is derived from Buddhist is perhaps best known in the Western world for its use in Miyamoto Musashi's famous text Gorin-no-sho (The Book of Five Rings), in which he explains different aspects of swordsmanship by assigning each aspect to an element.   While it arguably enters the realms of interior design and decorating, tatami is a big part of traditional Japanese architecture. Typically made of rice straw at the centre, with a covering of soft rush straw, tatami mats were used for a large part of the flooring in houses, providing a soft surface on which to sit and sleep (cushions and.

    A garden in the Japanese style is intended to offer peace and quiet contemplation, with restraint, order, harmony, and decorum as the gilding design principles. It is an All over the world people are attracted to Japanese gardens, usually because they provide a tranquil environment designed to give impression of a natural landscape at its most /5. Theory of Color Design The Twelve-Part Color Circle The Seven Color Contrasts Light-Dark Cold-Warm Complementary Simultaneous Saturation Extension Color Mixing The Co or Sphere Color Harmony Form and Co or Spatial Effect of Colors Theory of Color Impression Theory of Color Expression Composition Postscript 17 19 23 29 33 37 45 52 55 59 66 72 75


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