• Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement
  • Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement
  • Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement
  • Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement
  • Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement

Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement

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‘Most arrangements are little noticed, yet some stop you in your tracks’. Originally published in 2003, Leonard Koren’s highly sought-after Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement utilises the language of rhetoric to portray visual arrangement as a ‘communicational act: its own language-like form of aesthetic expression’.

Koren’s insightful meditation is further distilled into eight rhetorical principles presented alognside 23 idiosyncratic paintings by artist Nathalie Du Pasquier which illustrate the volume. With a welcoming tone, Arranging Things offers an accessible strategy which can be used to analyse any arrangement.

Originally published in 2003, Leonard Koren’s highly sought-after Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement utilises the language of rhetoric to portray visual arrangement as a ‘communicational act: its own language-like form of aesthetic expression’. Back by popular demand, this new edition of Arranging Things presents Du Pasquier’s artistic works in a generous format in celebration of Koren’s visual journey through the heart of design philosophy. Arranging Things is not merely a popular book on design; it is a landmark text, a practical manifesto of aesthetic beauty, one for brightening and broadening the way we understand and arrange our worlds.

Hardcover
Measures: 24 x 28.5 cm / 9.5 x 11.2 in
80 Pages
Published by Apartamento Publishing
First Edition

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