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Negotiation and Design for the Self-Organizing City

This book is dedicated to building an open negotiation and design method for cities as self-organizing systems that bridges the gap between collaborative planning and collaborative design methods. Gaming as a tool for knowledge creation and negotiation serves as an interface between the more abstract decision-making and material city-making.

The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

The cornerstone of modern fantasy…An exciting new compilation of Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen presents the most famous Andersen stories, including classics such as “The Little Mermaid”, “The Ugly Duckling”, and “The Princess and the Pea,” in a highly esteemed 1942 translation by Jean Hersholt. This lovingly designed book contains a sparkling and unexpected selection of beautiful artwork from the 1840s to the 1980s by such artist greats as Kay Nielsen, the beloved Arthur Rackham, the eccentric Tom Seidmann-Freud (niece of Sigmund Freud), and the groundbreaking film animator Lotte Reiniger, as well as exciting, newly discovered talents.

Python Graphics: A Reference for Creating 2D and 3D Images

Use Python's built-in features to create innovative graphics for data visualization and technical illustrations. This book goes beyond simple commands and libraries to explain how to not only display but also rotate, shade, and edit graphics for any purpose.

How to Run a Successful Design Business

The design sector has expanded rapidly in recent years, and now covers a wide range of specialist disciplines from branding and communications to product, commercial interiors and digital.

GPU Pro 360 Guide to Shadows
GPU Pro 360 Guide to Shadows Sented by Steve Bark

Wolfgang Engel’s GPU Pro 360 Guide to Shadows gathers all the cutting-edge information from his previous seven GPU Pro volumes into a convenient single source anthology that covers various algorithms that are used to generate shadow data. This volume is complete with 15 articles by leading programmers that focus on achieving good visual results in rendering shadows. GPU Pro 360 Guide to Shadows is comprised of ready-to-use ideas and efficient procedures that can help solve many computer graphics programming challenges that may arise.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic For Dummies

Edit, organize, store, and share photos Whether you are brand new to photography, a devoted enthusiast, or a seasoned pro, there’s a version of Lightroom for you.

HTML5 and CSS3: Level Up with Today's Web Technologies

HTML5 and CSS3 are more than just buzzwords--they're the foundation for today's web applications. This book gets you up to speed on the HTML5 elements and CSS3 features you can use right now in your current projects, with backwards compatible solutions that ensure that you don't leave users of older browsers behind. This new edition covers even more new features, including CSS animations, IndexedDB, and client-side validations.

Web Design with HTML and CSS Digital Classroom, (Book and Video Training)

"An invaluable full-color training package for Web design Web design consists of using multiple software tools and codes-such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Silverlight, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, and CSS, among others-to craft a unique, robust, and interactive websites. This book teaches you how to effectively use all the major tools involved in web design to create a site that is both attractive and functional.

Building Construction Handbook

Ideal for students on all construction courses Topics presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings Updated to include revisions to Building and Construction regulations The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice, techniques, and regulations representing both traditional procedures and modern developments are included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction.

Mastering Photoshop, Vol. 2

As the technology becomes more advanced, all of us seek for time-saving tips and guidelines to make our work much more effective and productive. The brand new eBook "Mastering Photoshop for Web Design Vol. 2" contains 11 articles that cover useful and partly unknown Photoshop techniques and tricks from experts in the field. The articles discuss retouching, cloning, compositing, obscure Photoshop timesavers and designing for iPhone. The articles have been published on Smashing Magazine in 2010 and 2011 and have been carefully edited and revised.

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