Sendpoints (31)

The Art of Quilled Flowers

ISBN: 9789887406709

Publisher: Sendpoints

This book brings readers detailed instructions of tools and paper, and practice techniques for paper quilling. Providing 25 examples of elegant and exquisite st...


This book brings readers detailed instructions of tools and paper, and practice techniques for paper quilling. Providing 25 examples of elegant and exquisite style, from potted plants to flowers, Yi Xin, an experienced quilling teacher tells you how to make the wonderful quilled artworks step-by-step. Also, you can make fewer detours with the rich pictures and explanations of the needed length of strips. The outline drawings in the book are provided for reference and further exploration in designs.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 200 x 270 mm


Publication Date: 20-12-2019


$59.99
DUE > 28th Feb 2020
Remarkable Graphic Styles - Rough

ISBN: 9789887849452

Publisher: Sendpoints

"Rough" could be naive, crude, intuitive, or raw. in art and design, "rough" approaches to creation tend to touch viewer's heart with its naturalness, honest an...


"Rough" could be naive, crude, intuitive, or raw. in art and design, "rough" approaches to creation tend to touch viewer's heart with its naturalness, honest and boldness. Looking back at our rough art heritage and focusing on the rough graphic design of our time, this book presents and concludes the different approaches of rough expression. In it we could find out why and how artists created childlike lines and colours, torn and rubbed the paper, or collected trash from streets. Through interviews with the designers, we could also explore how they make a rough image "awfully" good. After reading this book, we might become more fascinated by such visual roughness.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 185 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 20-06-2018


$59.99
Remarkable Graphic Styles - Chaotic

ISBN: 9789887849469

Publisher: Sendpoints

Since the end of the 19th century, our aesthetics have been challenged by various avant-garde artistic ideas, especially astounded by the chaotic visuals. But t...


Since the end of the 19th century, our aesthetics have been challenged by various avant-garde artistic ideas, especially astounded by the chaotic visuals. But there are many more stories behind the chaos in art. This book digs into chaotic art heritage in human history, and features the most exciting graphic designs distinguished with chaotic styles, which have been broken down into four different approaches: distortion, redundancy, diversity, and randomness. As a tribute to the chaotic art refined by the courageous predecessors, as well as an applause to the chaotic visuals nourished by our contemporary designers, it serves as a bridge between artistic ideals and graphic communication, between puzzled readers and expressive designers.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 185 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 22-06-2018


$59.99
Remarkable Graphic Styles - Void

ISBN: 9789887849490

Publisher: Sendpoints

What is Void? It is an oriental aesthetic tradition. Also it is a modern style popular in art and design since the 1960s, namely minimalism. The aesthetics of v...


What is Void? It is an oriental aesthetic tradition. Also it is a modern style popular in art and design since the 1960s, namely minimalism. The aesthetics of void helps extract the essentials, maximize functionality, and more importantly, achieve a peaceful harmony. This book will lead readers to explore the distinctive style of "void" in graphic design world, to look closely a its history and development and to discuss its characteristics. The rich coverage of graphic designs of this style by outstanding designers worldwide in this book provide valuable perspectives and inspirations for anyone interested in this unique style.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 180 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 22-06-2018


$59.99
Principles For Good Layout Design

ISBN: 9789887928379

Publisher: Sendpoints

A successful layout will captivate the target audience immediately.How to make a successful design that attracts consumers? You will find answers in this book. ...


A successful layout will captivate the target audience immediately.How to make a successful design that attracts consumers? You will find answers in this book. This book equips readers with a good grounding of layout design principles, including proximity, alignment,repetition,contrast,etc. It also features a range of outstanding layout design cases with visual guide map, giving a wide perspective on the methods of layout design.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 25-10-2019


$85.00
DUE > 31st Jan 2020
Anatomy of Packaging Structures

ISBN: 9789887928485

Publisher: Sendpoints

Structure is an essential element in packing design. Apart from introducing the basic types of packaging structure and basic knowledge, this book focuses on pre...


Structure is an essential element in packing design. Apart from introducing the basic types of packaging structure and basic knowledge, this book focuses on presenting excellent creative packaging works from around the world. Each project selected exemplifies a unique design concept, which is a well of inspiration for readers worldwide. The accompanying DVD contains 60 copyright free and 175 copyrighted templates of packaging structure.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 185 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 11-10-2019


$100.00
DUE > 31st Jan 2020
Designing Graphic Illusions

ISBN: 9789887928355

Publisher: Sendpoints

Monument Valley, an indie puzzle game based on optical illusions and impossible objects, generated nearly $14.4million of revenue on two years after its launch....


Monument Valley, an indie puzzle game based on optical illusions and impossible objects, generated nearly $14.4million of revenue on two years after its launch. An ordinary dress prompted an internet discussion around the world of whether it was black and blue or white and gold. Artists applied visual illusions to large 3D artworks which are so fascinating that a mass of spectators are willing to pay for taking a photo. Optical illusions can be seen everywhere in our lives, from interior design, installation, 3D art, product, to brand identity, book cover, and typeface design. They can always draw a wide public attention and bring economic benefits. This book has summarised 14 principles of visual illusion and 8 creation techniques, and included more than 60 amazing optical illusion artworks. Most important, it enable readers to create visual illusion flexibly and effectively either for personal interest or for commercial project.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2019


$85.00
Living Paper

ISBN: 9789887928348

Author: Sendpoints    Publisher: Sendpoints

This book offers a glimpse into the culture of paper art and its mysterious creation, by introducing paper art from different aspects- from the invention of pap...


This book offers a glimpse into the culture of paper art and its mysterious creation, by introducing paper art from different aspects- from the invention of paper to various kinds of paper art across the world, the main techniques and tools of paper art creation, and the commonly used types of paper in the field. In addition, it mainly showcases contemporary paper art works that have highly integrated craftsmanship with creativity. It also breaks down the creation process of each work and discusses important subjects such as the application of paper art with paper artists and designers.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 01-04-2020


$89.99
DUE > 20th Jun 2020
Mascot Design

ISBN: 9789887928331

Publisher: Sendpoints

The recent decades have witnessed the flourish of mascot design, which is widely used by companies, organizations and even governments as a way to boost sales o...


The recent decades have witnessed the flourish of mascot design, which is widely used by companies, organizations and even governments as a way to boost sales or improve self-image. Such a trend has attracted people’s attention in mascot design. This book introduces the history and development of mascot and how it is applied today. Meanwhile, it instructs the reader how to create adorable mascots, from idea to final. A great selection of mascot designs from around the world is also showcased for inspiration.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 19-07-2019


$89.99
Chinese Pictograms

ISBN: 9789887928492

Publisher: Sendpoints

Recent years have witnessed a Chinese character design boom, with influential activities popping up one after another across Asia. Institutions such as The Cent...


Recent years have witnessed a Chinese character design boom, with influential activities popping up one after another across Asia. Institutions such as The Central Academy of Fine Arts, Just Fonts, 3type, Mojijuku have launched courses for Chinese character design. Meanwhile, various exhibitions, lectures, seminars, and compet巾ons, online or offline, are popular with young designers. The inno­vative use of Chinese characters as main visual elements in design, such as brand identity, logos, books, and posters, en」oys growing trend globally. On the other hand, the cultural uniqueness of Chinese characters demands a sound un­derstanding of its history from designers. This book breaks the boundary between culture, art, and design by means of integrating the historical and cultural knowledge of Chinese characters with graphic designs. It offers a concise introduction of the invention and develop­ment of Chinese characters; teases out the glyphic characteristics and rules for creating different calligraphic styles; visualizes the glyphic evolution of 132 com­monly used characters; and analyzes a selection of over 60 outstanding type designs of renowned designers. It will enable designers to maximize the expres­sion value of Chinese characters in visuals!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 19-07-2019


$89.99
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