Black & Decker The Complete Photo Guide to Home Decorating Projects: DIY Projects to Transform Walls, Windows, Furniture, Floors & More
Editors of Creative Publishing | 2009 | True PDF | ISBN: 1589234847 | 448 pages | 129 Mb
Stylish home decor is so much more than just a few throw pillows or a newly painted wall. Designers and decorators know that a successful home interior employs many mediums for a professional, cohesive style. This book reveals these decorating secrets and shows readers how to achieve a polished look in their homes. From faux painting techniques to decorative trim moldings and from newly upholstered furniture to custom-made window treatments, this book offers step-by-step instructions complete with full-color photos, tips, tricks, color theory, and inspiration. After reading this book, readers will have the confidence to hire themselves to professionally decorate their own homes!
Solidworks 2015: A Power Guide for Beginner and Intermediate Users by CADArtifex
English | Apr 20, 2015 | ISBN: 1511798424 | 768 Pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 82.23 MB/99.44 MB
Solidworks 2015: A Power Guide for Beginner and Intermediate Users textbook is designed for instructor-led courses as well as for self-paced learning. This textbook is intended to help engineers and designers who are interested in learning SOLIDWORKS for creating 3D mechanical design. It will be a great starting point for new SOLIDWORKS users and a great teaching aid in classroom training. This textbook contains of 13 chapters covering major environments of SOLIDWORKS: Part, Assembly, and Drawing which teaches you how to use the SOLIDWORKS mechanical design software to build parametric models and assemblies, and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies. This textbook is not only focuses on the uses of tools/commands of SOLIDWORKS but also on the concept of design. Every chapter of this textbook contains tutorials which intend to help user to experience how things can be done in SOLIDWORKS step by step. Moreover, every chapter ends with hands-on test drives which allow users of this textbook to experience themselves the ease-of-use and powerful capabilities of SOLIDWORKS.
The Fundamentals of Interactive Design by Michael Salmond, Gavin Ambrose
2013 | ISBN: 2940411867 | English | 200 pages | PDF | 85 MB
The Fundamentals of Interactive Design takes a snapshot of the essential areas of digital design and introduces the reader to their importance. It explores best practice for creating within this medium. These fundamentals provide a core skill-set and an invaluable insight into the world of interactive design. This book examines the work flow and process of creating and exporting design across multiple media platforms in a progressive and logical way.
Guerilla Furniture Design: How to Build Lean, Modern Furniture with Salvaged Materials by Will Holman
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1612123031 | 192 pages | PDF | 24,3 MB
This innovative collection features 35 simple, inexpensive projects that you can make from salvaged and upcycled materials -- cardboard, metal, plastic, and wood. The projects include tables, shelving units, chairs, lamps, and more, in a variety of styles. Many are stackable and easily portable, most can be made in a weekend, and all include instructions for disassembly and disposal when you’re ready to repurpose the materials. If you’d rather make than buy, these low-budget, high-style designs are just what you’re looking for.
Masonry Heaters: Designing, Building, and Living with a Piece of the Sun by Ken Matesz
2010 | ISBN: 1603582134 | English | 352 pages | EPUB | 45 MB
Masonry Heaters is a complete guide to designing and living with one of the oldest, and yet one of the newest, heating devices. A masonry heater’s design, placement in the home, and luxurious radiant heat redefine the hearth for the modern era, turning it into a piece of the sun right inside the home. Like the feeling one gets from the sun on a spring day, the environment around a masonry heater feels fresh. The radiant heat feels better on the skin. It warms the home both gently and efficiently. In fact, the value of a masonry heater lies in its durability, quality, serviceability, dependability, and health-supporting features. And it is an investment in self-sufficiency and freedom from fossil fuels.
Figure Drawing Master Class: Lessons in Life Drawing by Dan Gheno
English | June 4, 2015 | ISBN: 1440339945 | 176 Pages | MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 46 MB
How to draw like the masters! With Figure Drawing Master Class, you will discover the secrets to creating masterful figure drawings through examples of Old Master drawings, as well as Dan Gheno's own beautiful drawings, demonstrations and diagrams.
Local Color: Seeing Place Through Watercolor by Mimi Robinson
English | Apr 21, 2015 | ISBN: 1616892978 | 128 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 42.3 MB
Whenever we first encounter a new place, whether landscape or cityscape, one of the most immediate and powerful sensations comes from its colors, or the palette of colors, which profoundly influence our reaction to and sense of a space. In Local Color, designer and educator Mimi Robinson teaches us not only how to see the colors around us but also how to capture and record them in watercolor. Regardless of your level of expertise, Robinson will quickly have you creating personal memories of time, travel, and place through a series of self-guided exercises and illustrated examples.
Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual: Covers 2014 release (Missing Manuals) by Lesa Snider
English | Sep 5, 2014 | ISBN: 1491947195 | 992 Pages | MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 80 MB
Photoshop CC is an outstanding image editor, but it can be pretty overwhelming. This book makes learning Photoshop as easy as possible by explaining the hows and whys in a friendly, conversational style. You’ll unlock Photoshop’s secrets, new goodies, and time-saving features, with expert tips and practical editing advice you can use every day.
Responsive Typography: Using Type Well on the Web by Jason Pamental
English | Sep 25, 2014 | ISBN: 1491907096 | 110 Pages | MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 7.45 MB
Responsive web design helps your site maintain its design integrity on a variety of screen sizes, but how does it affect your typography? With this practical book, graphic designers, web designers, and front-end developers alike will learn the nuts and bolts of implementing web fonts well, especially how to get the best appearance from type without sacrificing performance on any device.
Kitchen Idea Book (Taunton Home Idea Books) by Joanne Kellar Bouknight
2013 | ISBN: 1600857159 | English | 224 pages | PDF | 34 MB
A virtual designer's notebook of ideas, inspiration and information—without the high designer price tag—this all new edition of Kitchen Idea Book will be a homeowner’s first step in turning their existing kitchen into their dream kitchen, whether it’s new construction or a remodel.
Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016: Autodesk Official Press by George Omura
English | May 18, 2015 | ISBN: 1119044839 | 1080 Pages | AZW3/EPUB | 52.5 MB
The bestselling AutoCAD reference, with all new bonus video content. Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is a complete tutorial and reference, helping you design accurately and efficiently while getting the most out of the AutoCAD 2016 software. Concise explanations and focused examples strengthen your understanding of AutoCAD concepts, while step-by-step instruction and hands-on projects help you develop the skills you need for real-world projects. This new edition covers the latest AutoCAD capabilities, and gives you access to videos demonstrating crucial techniques. The companion website provides all of the project files necessary for the tutorials, and features additional video tutorials and other bonus content. You'll start with the basics of AutoCAD drafting, and gradually build your skills to an advanced level as you learn 3D modeling and imaging. Whether you're preparing for the Autodesk certification or just want to be an AutoCAD guru, this book provides the comprehensive information you need.
Novel Interiors: Living in Enchanted Rooms Inspired by Literature by Lisa Borgnes Giramonti
2014 | ISBN: 0385345992 | English | 288 pages | EPUB | 74 MB
For those who have ever lost themselves in the stylish worlds of novels like Sense and Sensibility, The Age of Innocence, Wuthering Heights, The Picture of Dorian Gray and countless others, this design book embraces the fantasy of time and place, showing you how to bring some of those elements into your own home.
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC : Lightroom 6 Book
English | May 2, 2015 | ISBN: 0133929191 | 744 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 318 MB
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom was designed from the ground up with digital photographers in mind, offering powerful editing features in a streamlined interface that lets photographers import, sort, and organize images. In this completely updated bestseller, author Martin Evening describes features in Lightroom CC (2015 Release)/ Lightroom 6 in detail from a photographer's perspective. As an established commercial and fashion photographer, Martin knows firsthand what photographers need for an efficient workflow. He has been working with Lightroom from the beginning, monitoring the product's development and providing valued feedback to Adobe.
AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface, AutoLISP, VBA, and Beyond by Lee Ambrosius
English | May 4, 2015 | ISBN: 1118798902 | 1152 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 40.7 MB
Take control of AutoCAD for a more efficient, streamlined workflow. AutoCAD Platform Customization is the most comprehensive guide to streamlining and personalizing the AutoCAD platform. The AutoLISP and VBA programming languages open up a myriad of customization options, and this book provides expert guidance toward applying them to AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Plant 3D, and other programs based on the Autodesk AutoCAD platform. Detailed discussions backed by real-world examples and step-by-step tutorials provide user-friendly instruction, and downloadable datasets allow for hands-on learning. Through customization you can increase screen real estate, streamline workflows, and create more accurate drawings by unleashing powerful programming languages that allow the user to command the software how to work, instead of the other way around.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC (2015 release) : Lightroom 6 Classroom in a Book by John Evans
English | May 3, 2015 | ISBN: 0133924823 | 408 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 129 MB
Serious digital photographers, amateur or pro, who seek the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC / Lightroom 6 choose Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC 2015 release / 6 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 11 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop Lightroom CC / 6. And a stunning showcase of extraordinary images by working professional photographers provides the perfect inspiration for your next project.
Autodesk Inventor 2015 for Designers by Prof. Sham Tickoo Purdue Univ.
English | Aug 8, 2014 | ISBN: 1936646684 | 988 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 199 MB
Autodesk Inventor 2015 for Designers is a comprehensive textbook that introduces the users to Autodesk Inventor 2015, a feature-based 3D parametric solid modeling software. All environments of this solid modeling software are covered in this textbook with thorough explanation of commands, options, and their applications to create real-world products. The mechanical engineering industry examples that are used as tutorials and the related additional exercises at the end of each chapter help the users to understand the design techniques used in the industry to design a product. Additionally, the author emphasizes on the solid modeling techniques that will improve the productivity and efficiency of the users.
Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release) by Brian Wood
2014 | ISBN: 0133905659 | English | 480 pages | EPUB | 24 MB
The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe® Illustrator® (2014 release)
Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.
Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release) by Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise
2014 | ISBN: 0133904393 | English | 432 pages | EPUB | 16 MB
The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe InDesign CC (2014 release)
Connie Malamed, "Visual Design Solutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals"
English | ISBN: 1118863569 | 2015 | 384 pages | PDF | 25 MB
Enhance learners′ interest and understanding with visual design for instructional and information products
No matter what medium you use to deliver content, if the visual design fails, the experience falls flat. Meaningful graphics and a compelling visual design supercharge instruction, training, and presentations, but this isn′t easy to accomplish. Now you can conquer your design fears and knowledge gaps with Visual Design Solutions: a resource for learning professionals seeking to raise the bar on their graphics and visual design skills. This informal and friendly book guides you through the process and principles used by professional graphic designers. It also presents creative solutions and examples that you can start using right away. Anyone who envisions, designs, or creates instructional or informational graphics will benefit from the design strategies laid out in this comprehensive resource.
Learn Photoshop CC With Pictures: The Visual & Fast Way To Learn Photoshop by Monia Mier
English | March 26, 2015 | ASIN: B00VB1PG9C | 908 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 110 MB
Learn Photoshop CC With Pictures aims at teaching you how to use photoshop as much easily as possible, it uses pictures as the primary method for teaching the concepts of the Program. The contents of the book are ordered so that you could achieve methods faster, as it focuses on the important Photoshop tools first, then goes into the less important yet useful one.
The visual nature of this book, and the easy language of it makes it suitable for Photoshop beginners, but many medium-level users can find it useful too. Using pictures to teach you photoshop made easy to write a book so that it won't contain a lot of text compared to the other Photoshop books, there are less than 150 words per page on average.
31 spaces 31 days by Eve Briere
English | 2013 | ASIN: B00CCUVMMQ | 140 pages | EPUB | 3,3 MB
31 spaces 31 days (from the Daily Practice.sos, successful organizing solutions) is a mindful approach to getting things done. It is the ultimate guide to setting up organizational systems in your home. 118 pages, Full color workbook. Sections include, Organization as a Lifestyle, 31 spaces 31 days, daily journal of your space and how to de-clutter and organize your home, mindful daily suggestions to maintain your space, Real Spaces, Real Solutions, (looking at real client challenges) and Quick Fixes. (Some of my favorite products that solve your organizational challenges in minutes. ) The workbook (daily journal) is designed to assist you in assessing and organizing 31 areas of your home environment. It was created for those who are ready to choose organization as a lifestyle. You will learn to create habits, make commitments and taking daily responsibility for the space you live in.
500 Tangled Artworks: A Showcase of Inspired Illustrated Designs by Beckah Krahula
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1592539939 | 176 pages | PDF | 58 MB
Become inspired by this vast collection of meditative drawing tiles known as tangles! 500 Tangled Art Works, curated by Beckah Krahula, author of the bestselling book, One Zentangle a Day, is the first book to feature a large and wide-ranging collection of exciting, beautiful, and experimental drawings. Tangles, a one to four stroke repetitive pattern used in a meditative art form called Zentangle(TM), are showing up all over the world in drawings, paintings, and many forms of mixed media art. With an introduction and history of this zen art form, 500 Tangled Art Works shares basic techniques, and features a cutting edge collection of the latest and greatest drawing from this contemporary movement. After seeing this amazing assortment of art, it will be easier than ever to start tangling on your own!
Special Subjects: Get Started Painting: Explore Acrylic, Oil, Pastel, and Watercolor (How to Draw & Paint) by Marla Baggetta, Marilyn Grame, Geri Medway, Tom Swimm, Caroline Zimmermann
2007 | ISBN: 1600580459 | English | 32 pages | EPUB | 45 MB
Learn how to paint in four different media! Taking the first steps to learn how to paint can be a challenge, especially when beginning artists are unsure which medium best suits them. With this book, aspiring artists will discover the qualities and benefits of four painting media-acrylic, oil, pastel, and watercolor-making it easier for them to begin their artistic journey. After an in-depth introduction to the tools and materials needed for each medium, five accomplished artists guide readers step by step through the creation of their own works of art.
How to Draw Manga Ears (Manga University Presents Book 3) by Koda Tadashi, Manga University
2011 | ISBN: 4921205698, ASIN: B0056HPXMW | English | 28 pages | EPUB | 2 MB
From the art studios of Manga University, Japan's leading publisher of English-language educational manga, comes an all-new series of mini How to Draw Manga guides.
How to Draw Manga! Lesson #2: Hands by Koda Tadashi, Manga University
2013 | ISBN: n/a, ASIN: B00B2LGSTS | English | pages | EPUB | 1 MB
From the art studios of Manga University, Japan's leading publisher of English-language educational manga, comes an all-new series of mini How to Draw Manga guides.