Asymmetrical Balance

Fig. 55 . pierced amd amd penetrated type window jtand fig. 55 . pierced amd amd penetrated type window jtand FIG.5 . DEEP PENETRATION. SPACE AND MASS FOR DESK. FIG .53. MODERATELY PENETRATED TYPE . CLOCK. CA iE.- FIG.5 . DEEP PENETRATION. SPACE AND MASS FOR DESK. Figure 56. Symmetrical Balance in Architecture the human anatomy. Seen from the front, we are symmetrically planned, although there are minor variations in the shapes of shoulders, ears, and so on. Similar variations of a minor nature...

The Functional Spirit Of Modern Design

N recent years, a marked and growing interest in the field of design has spread through industry and education, while creative design is recognized as of vital educational merit and an avocational outlet for leisure. Recognition of design as an important part of the school curriculum, the growth of home workshops and hobby shows, the importance of beauty as an emphatic point in advertising literature and industry, indicate clearly contemporary trends in the art field. A public, increasingly...

Technique And Terminology Of Modern Design

L-JnDER modern conditions, with emphasis on sunlight, plenty of air, and ventilation, simplicity in design means a sufficiency of space. Indeed, we shall find this question of space running like a keynote through modern design. This desire for space is also a reaction against the cluttered-up and stuffy house filled with meaningless bric-a-brac and ornate furniture the chair upon which no one but a lightweight can sit the rocker with its slender braces the highly polished table, edged with...