Essential Production Design

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Selected Writings (Oxford World's Classics)
1.  Selected Writings (Oxford World's Classics) by John Ruskin
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  "John Ruskin's words changed the way I see the world..."
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Ways of Seeing (Penguin Modern Classics)
2.  Ways of Seeing (Penguin Modern Classics) by John Berger
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  "...and so did this man."
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In Praise Of Shadows (Vintage Classics)
3.  In Praise Of Shadows (Vintage Classics) by Junichiro Tanizaki
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  "We can learn so much about our visual world from the other side of it"
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Book of Tea
4.  Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura
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  "Japanese art, design & craft hold many answers for the production designer"
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The Craftsman
5.  The Craftsman by Richard Sennett
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  "Understanding the people who create what you've designed"
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Invisible Cities (Vintage Classics)
6.  Invisible Cities (Vintage Classics) by Italo Calvino
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  "Evocative storytelling through the magic of architecture"
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Four Quartets (Faber Poetry)
7.  Four Quartets (Faber Poetry) by T.S. Eliot
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  "A good designer reads poetry and this collection has become my favourite"
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Just My Type: A Book About Fonts
8.  Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield
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  "Our printed world should be of great interest to the production designer"
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How to Win Friends and Influence People
9.  How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
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  "One of the best guides for managing people - the hardest part of a production designer's job"
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Managing Oneself (Harvard Business Review Classics)
10.  Managing Oneself (Harvard Business Review Classics) by Peter F. Drucker
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  "And one for looking after yourself."
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Takeaway
11.  Takeaway by Anthony Webb
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  "My most frequently used reference for street culture - a real gem"
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The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories
12.  The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories by Christopher Booker
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  "A best grounding in the art of storytelling"
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A Year of Mornings: 3191 Miles Apart
13.  A Year of Mornings: 3191 Miles Apart by Maria Vettese
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  "A new look at the everyday detail - for detail is everything on a big screen"
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British Theatre Design: The Modern Age
14.  British Theatre Design: The Modern Age by Peter Hall
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  "The stage can teach the screen a lot."
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Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data (3rd Edition)
15.  Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data (3rd Edition) by David Littlefield
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  "One of the most useful guides to the sizes and shapes of the world we live in"
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The Art of Looking Sideways
16.  The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher
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  "Great place to a get a fresh perspective and new ideas"
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Helvetica [DVD] [2007] [NTSC]
17.  Helvetica [DVD] [2007] [NTSC] DVD ~ Gary Hustwit
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  "DVD: Opened my eyes to the power of type"
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On Craftsmanship: Towards a new Bauhaus (Oberon Masters)
18.  On Craftsmanship: Towards a new Bauhaus (Oberon Masters) by Christopher Frayling
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  "Getting your hands dirty"
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Transformation &  Revelation
19.  Transformation & Revelation by Greer Crawley
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  "The best of new British theatre design"
24.02   Used & New from: 13.15

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