An introduction to design theory and terminology in a visually appealing and accessible format. It culminates with a section on formal analysis, aimed at teaching readers how to express their observations in formal writing and critical discourse. It is suitable for design educator, student, or professional, native or non-native English speaker.
Jesse Day teaches art and design history and theory at Parsons the New School for Design, where he has been a lecturer since 2006. Prior to this appointment he taught English as a second language at the New School University and at the American Language Institute at New York University. Day holds a double bachelor's degree in modern literature and European history from the University of Santa Cruz, California, and was ESL certified by the Language House, Prague, Czech Republic. He is the recipient of two Innovations in Education grants from the New School, the first of which funded the development of Line Color Form. He lives in New York City.