The multidimensional nature and simplicity of geometric shapes have fascinated designers since design's early days. The creative possibilities that they offer are unlimited, and we interpret them constantly. Whereas the rectangle represents symmetry and order, the square, with its equal faces and angles, denotes calm and neutrality, and the circle evokes perfection and infinity. Shapes: Geometric Forms in Graphic Design reveals how the most innovative studios and agencies continue to reinvent geometric shapes to create new design philosophies. This is an essential guide for those who wish to incorporate new insights into their creative repertoire.
> Shaoqiang Wang is a professor and graduate supervisor at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (China). He is a prolific editor whose titles focus on international design, architecture, branding, communication, trends and culture, and he is also the editor of Design 360° magazine and Asia-Pacific Design. He has been invited to lecture at numerous universities, design academies and organizations, and he has been a jury member for China’s most prestigious design and illustration awards. Mr. Wang is also director of the Guangdong Museum of Art and professor and doctoral supervisor at the College of Arts and Humanities of the Macau University of Science and Technology.