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Author Mallet, Robert.

Uniform Title Optique des jardins. English
Title Envisioning the garden : line, scale, distance, form, color, and meaning / Robert Mallet ; drawings by Yves Poinsot ; translation by Bryan Woy.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  712.01 Mal    ---  Available
Description 143 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Note Originally published in French as: L'Optique des jardins: elargir l'espace, liberer l'esprit.
Includes index.
Summary Mallet shows how the basic elements of design-- line, scale, distance, shape, color, and other sensory associations-- can open the viewer's outlook toward board perspectives or, conversely, can lock us up in a cage.
Contents Lines and punctuation -- Relative scale -- Distance -- Forms, textures, and lighting -- Colors -- The other senses in action.
Source NBK 8/11 PPL
Subject Gardens -- Design.
Landscape architecture.
Added Author Poinsot, Yves.
ISBN 9780393733426 (pbk.)
0393733424 (pbk.)

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