Diagramming the Big Idea

Diagramming the Big Idea

Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher eds. Routledge £24.99

This is a charmingly disarming primer on the drawn line. Maybe it’s the duplicator machine quality of the photos, its reliance on the orthogonal line, or the way it bursts into primary colour at the end. . . whatever, you might want this curio lining your bookshelf. 

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