A comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Draws on examples from children's drawings to textbook illustrations, photo-journalism to fine art, as well as three-dimensional forms such as sculpture to examine how images convey meaning.
Gunther Kress is Professor of English and Head of the School of Culture, Language and Communication at the Institute of Education, University of London. Theo van Leeuwen has worked as a film and television producer in the Netherlands and Australia and as Professor in the Centre for Language & Communication Research at Cardiff University. He is currently Dean at the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney. They have both published widely in the fields of language and communication studies.
Gunther Kress, Theo Van Leeuwen
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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10 black & white illustrations, 77 black & white halftones, 8 colour illustrations, 68 black & white line drawings