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Description - Egypt Visual Sourcebook for Designers, Architects and Artists by Jim Hewitt

This unique visual reference guide will be an invaluable resource to professional designers - from architects to illustrators, production designers, art directors, decorators, film concept artists, sculptors and painters. It uses colour photographs to illustrate a wide range of locations and styles of architecture throughout Egypt, particularly highlighting universal architectural elements that may be incorporated into a variety of designs and styles including arches, doorways, windows, balconies, wall finishes and more. Photographic plates of modern and ancient Egypt, showing markets, buildings, temples, tombs and daily life are cross-referenced with enlarged details and grouped for functional comparisons to cater to the various approaches a designer may take from conception to completion. With some 1,000 colour illustrations, thorough referencing and detailed observation, this book will serve a very specific need while also appealing to a wider audience as a visual celebration of many aspects of Egypt, familiar and unfamiliar. For ease of use for the designer, the book also includes a CD with all images and interactive referencing abilities.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789774164330
ISBN-10: 9774164334
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 190mm x 32mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: Egypt

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Author Biography - Jim Hewitt

Jim Hewitt has worked in theme park design, film and television production design, and restaurant and home design and decorating. His TV credits include Without a Trace, Alias, and Jimmy Kimmel Live, and in film he has worked on The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, GI Joe, and The Green Hornet.

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