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Reading images; the grammar of visual design

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Reading Images provides the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. By looking at the formal elements and structures of design - colour, perspective, framing and composition, Gunther Kress and Theo van Leeunwen examine the ways in which images communicate meaning. Drawing on an enormous range of examples - children's drawings, textbook illustrations, photojournalism, advertising images and fine art, as well as three-dimensional forms such as sculpture and architecture, the authors demonstrate the differences and the similarities between the grammar of language and that of visual communication. As we move from a culture dominated by language to one in which visual literacy becomes increasingly important, this book provides an invaluable tool-kit' for reading images. It will be an essential text for anyone interested in communication, the media and the arts. This copy is in very good condition and looks unread.

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Author(s):
Kress, Gunther
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24 x 17 x 1.5 cms
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415106001
ISBN-13:
9780415106009
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Reading Images: the grammar of visual design

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Reading Images provides the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. By looking at the formal elements and structures of design - colour, perspective, framing and composition, Gunther Kress and Theo van Leeunwen examine the ways in which images communicate meaning. Drawing on an enormous range of examples - children's drawings, textbook illustrations, photojournalism, advertising images and fine art, as well as three-dimensional forms such as sculpture and architecture, the authors demonstrate the differences and the similarities between the grammar of language and that of visual communication. As we move from a culture dominated by language to one in which visual literacy becomes increasingly important, this book provides an invaluable tool-kit' for reading images. It will be an essential text for anyone interested in communication, the media and the arts. This copy is in very good condition and looks unread.

Author(s):
Kress, Gunther
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24 x 17 x 1.5 cms
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415106001
ISBN-13:
9780415106009
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Reading Images: the grammar of visual design

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