Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Design and Form: The Basic Course at the Bauhaus and Later” as Want to Read:
Design and Form: The Basic Course at the Bauhaus and Later
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Design and Form: The Basic Course at the Bauhaus and Later

3.99  ·  Rating Details  ·  152 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 136 pages
Published December 15th 1975 by Wiley (first published January 1st 1975)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Design and Form, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Design and Form

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 440)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Kerfe
May 20, 2010 Kerfe rated it really liked it
Shelves: visual-arts
I became interested in reading Itten's books after seeing the Bauhaus exhibit at MOMA. His students' work impressed me.

And the explanation of his teaching methods did too--you have to like someone who states, "Respect for human beings is the beginning and end of all education."

He wants his students to see contrasts, texture, rhythm and form, and the exercises he creates for them emphasize this. Perhaps the fact that there is a separate book for color made the black-and-whiteness of the work show
...more
Pavel Moiseenko
Sep 19, 2015 Pavel Moiseenko rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: Дизайн
Это альбом практических работ студентов Иттена. 10 страниц текста и 100 страниц иллюстраций. Иттен кратко описывает программу своего курса в Баухаусе. Содержание и польза стремится к нулю. Читать в книге особо нечего, а разглядывать картинки просто так неинтересно.
hager Hesham
Dec 27, 2014 hager Hesham rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-books
لو قريت الكتاب ده هتعرف إنحنا ليه بيطلع عندنا فنانين بيعارضوا الحرية وبيقولوا كلام أبعد ما يكون عن عقل فنان حر طاير في مساحات لامتناهية من الإبداع، ياريت عندنا ناس بتحب فنها وبتحب تعلّمه كده
Yasser Azmy
Sep 09, 2013 Yasser Azmy rated it it was ok
اعتقد انه كتاب جيد في عدم وجود الانترنت .
Sarah
Sarah rated it liked it
Apr 29, 2016
Arun
Arun marked it as to-read
Apr 28, 2016
Nour Jarboue
Nour Jarboue marked it as to-read
Apr 25, 2016
Bixby
Bixby marked it as to-read
Apr 25, 2016
Alex
Alex marked it as to-read
Apr 23, 2016
Erin
Erin marked it as to-read
Apr 20, 2016
Zahari Hamidon
Zahari Hamidon marked it as to-read
Apr 19, 2016
Jemiw
Jemiw marked it as to-read
Apr 08, 2016
Alexander Koval
Alexander Koval marked it as to-read
Apr 07, 2016
Hajar
Hajar marked it as to-read
Apr 02, 2016
Lapis
Lapis marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2016
Guilherme Gontijo
Guilherme Gontijo marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2016
Pedro
Pedro rated it really liked it
Mar 27, 2016
R
R marked it as to-read
Mar 25, 2016
Rollcat
Rollcat marked it as to-read
Mar 27, 2016
Kaider-Lover
Kaider-Lover marked it as to-read
Mar 23, 2016
Alexander Katin
Alexander Katin marked it as to-read
Mar 19, 2016
Varvara Perekrest
Varvara Perekrest marked it as to-read
Mar 19, 2016
Loly Al-Sebai
Loly Al-Sebai marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2016
BJ
BJ rated it really liked it
Mar 10, 2016
Julia
Julia marked it as to-read
Mar 09, 2016
Sandra
Sandra marked it as to-read
Feb 28, 2016
Jenn Beach
Jenn Beach marked it as to-read
Feb 24, 2016
Janis Godins
Janis Godins marked it as to-read
Feb 24, 2016
Ellen
Ellen rated it liked it
Apr 28, 2016
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 14 15 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • ABC's of the Bauhaus:: The Bauhaus and Design Theory
  • Detail In Typography
  • Graphic Design Theory: Readings from the Field
  • Form of the Book: Essays on the Morality of Good Design
  • Visual Literacy: A Conceptual Approach to Graphic Problem Solving
  • Logo, Font & Lettering Bible: A Comprehensive Guide to the Design, Construction and Usage of Alphabets and Symbols
  • Visual Grammar
  • What Is a Designer: Things, Places, Messages
  • Designing for People
  • The Complete Manual of Typography
  • Meggs' History of Graphic Design
  • Type: The Secret History of Letters
  • Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop
  • Helvetica: Homage to a Typeface
  • How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul
  • Marks of Excellence
  • Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles (Volume 1, 1628-1900)
  • Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design
243696
a Swiss expressionist painter, designer, teacher, writer and theorist associated with the Bauhaus (Staatliche Bauhaus) school. Together with German-American painter Lyonel Feininger and German sculptor Gerhard Marcks, under the direction of German architect Walter Gropius, Itten was part of the core of the Weimar Bauhaus.
More about Johannes Itten...

Share This Book