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Principles Of Two Dimensional Form
by Wucius Wong
Understanding the elements of two-dimensional design and the infinite options available in organizing choices made are at the core of this book. Wong surveys all concepts of forms and structures, covering most situations in two-dimensional composition, formal or informal.
Published December 1st 1987 by Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
(first published November 30th 1968)
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May 18, 2014 Sharon R. rated it did not like it · review of another edition
The book was published in the early 1970's and the examples really reflect that. They are very "Op-Art" looking. He differentiates between "design" as in graphic design, and art & composition, which was more what I was looking for. The principles he introduces are "Form, Repetition, Structure, Similarity, Gradation, Radiation, Anomaly, Contrast, Concentration, Texture, and Space. This is a different list that most design teachers would use, I think. As he discusses each element he uses a lan ...more
Born 1936 in Guangdong Province. Studied art and design in the United States from 1961 to 1965. Awarded study grant by the John D. Rockefeller III Fund in 1971, Emeritus Fellowship by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 1998, and Bronze Bauhinia Star Medal by the SAR Government in 2007. Worked as Excutive Assistant of the Extramural Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Assistan ...moreMore about Wucius Wong...