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Design Media Arts

A basic research guide

Elements of Design

Graphic Design, Books Arts, Design History, and related topics

Graphic Design, Books Arts, Design History, and related subjects

Search the UCLA Library Catalog under the following Subject Headings to locate sources related to design, graphic design, book design, and related topics:

Artists' books
Artists' books--Specimens
Book covers
Book design
Book jackets
Commercial art
Corporate image
Design
Design History
Design--Research
Design--Study and teaching
Graphic artists
Graphic arts
Graphic arts--History
Graphic arts--Study and teaching
Graphic arts--Technique
Graphic design (Typography)
Graphic design (Typography)--History
Industrial design coordination
Illustration of books
Logos (Symbols)
Posters
Trademarks
Type and type-founding
Typesetting
Visual communication in art
Visual communication --Digital techniques
Web sites--Design
Web typography

Interaction of Color App for ipad

The UCLA Arts Library has acquired several copies of the award-winning Interaction of Color App for iPad, for use by UCLA students and researchers. iPads pre-loaded with the app are available for check-out by borrowers with UCLA Bruin ID cards from the Arts Library Circulation Desk when the library is open.

A demo 'trailer' is available for viewing, to whet your appetites!

Color and Color Theory - Selected Titles

Color and Color Theory - Subjects

Search the UCLA Library Catalog under the following Subject Headings to locate sources related to color theory, color systems, and using color in design:

Color
Color computer graphics
Color decoration and ornament
Color in advertising
Color in art
Color in design
Color -- study and teaching
Color perception
Color printing
Color -- psychological aspects
Color -- terminology
Colors

Each section of the stacks (Stacks, Oversize, Reference, Pictorial Reference, Current Periodicals, etc.) can be browsed by call number, as can the library catalog. The Arts Library has a closed stacks area called "The Cage" where delicate, fragile, and rare materials are shelved; you will discover these materials when searching or browsing the library catalog.

Try browing these call numbers:

BF789.C7
ND1280
ND1486-1493
NK1548
QC494-496.9
Z258