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Community Level 4ajaybie


"Have you seen a purple cow?!"

AdvantagesGreat light reading

DisadvantagesVery big book (so also quite heavy reading!)

"...just had to have it. The list price is £24.95, but Amazon charge only £16.46, and there are many copies available new and used for as little as £13.00, I have just checked. It sounds very expensive, but in my opinion this is great value for what you are getting, you will never tire of this book. First of all, it is massive. It is hard-backed, a little wider and a little shorter than A4, and about 2 inches thick, so you get a lot of book for your ..." Read review

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A Guide to Visual Awareness.

AdvantagesEndless hours of fascination and amusement.

DisadvantagesIt's heavy.

"The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, a renowned designer and art director, is a great coffee table book full of interesting and random information to keep the reader entertained. The book has won a number of awards. The book is hard back, between A4 and A5 in size and contains just over a 600 pages. The cover is simply white with a number of random statements scrolled across it. One of these statements, the only written in red, reads the ..." Read review

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Community Level 1j.o.n


A book you could learn something everyday from...

AdvantagesHave a look for five minutes or three hours...

DisadvantagesIf anything it is the size..

"...later he had it returned. The thoughts and concepts of being so simple with design really opens your mind to thinking differently about everyday objects, this collection of Alan Flectcher's work is just a retrospective of all his excellant ideas, i would be satisfied with a book just on his average ideas, this man seems to be able to think outside his mind and think about other people's too. The layout of this book, the order, the colours within ..." Read review

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