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Concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.
Artist and teacher White delivers and develops art school lessons, striking an instructive balance between technical advice and sage concepts. These 101 maxims, meditations, and demonstrations offer both a toolkit of ideas for the art student and a set of guiding principles for the artist.
Essays on contemporary architecture that are less about making critical judgments than about explication, exegesis, and provocation.
An account of architecture's postwar ambition to transform itself into a research-oriented and technologically complex discipline of design expertise.
The first book on active matter, an emerging field focused on programming physical materials to assemble themselves, transform autonomously, and react to information.
How aesthetics-understood as a more encompassing framework for human activity-might become the primary discourse for political and social engagement.
How aluminum enabled a high-speed, gravity-defying American modernity even as other parts of the world paid the price in environmental damage and political turmoil.
An illustrated history of the American city's evolution from sparsely populated village to regional metropolis.