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Design For Kids

Design For Kids

By: Debra Levin Gelman

Publisher: Rosenfeld Media

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2014

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Emotion. Ego. Impatience. Stubbornness. Characteristics like these make creating sites and apps for kids a daunting proposition. However, with a bit of knowledge, you can design experiences that help children think, play, and learn. With Design for Kids, you'll learn how to create digital products for today's connected generation....

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How to use Type

How to use Type

By: Lindsey Marshall; Lester Meachem

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 28-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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This book is a guide to the use of type in design for print and screen. It provides a creative, informative, and practical introduction for those studying all pathways of graphic design. The authors discuss who uses type, where and when type is employed, audience and appropriateness of type, and communication. The book includes basic information about type and its terminology, using typefaces, designing and communicating with type, color and movement, experimentation with type, and production issues. Throughout, examples are drawn from design for both print and screen. How to Use...

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Colour, 2nd Edition

Colour, 2nd Edition

By: David Hornung

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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Taking a practical approach to color, Color: A workshop for artists and designers is an invaluable resource for art students and professionals alike. With its sequence of specially designed assignments and in-depth discussions, it effectively bridges the gap between color theory and practice to inspire confidence and understanding in anyone who works with color. This second edition has been carefully reviewed and revised throughout. Presented in a new larger format, it includes much-enhanced sections on key color principles such as color perception, visual structure, materials and...

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Sustainability in Interior Design

Sustainability in Interior Design

By: Siân Moxon

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 19-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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The environmental impact of interior architecture and design practice is immense, and this book highlights the need for designers to adapt the way they work and relearn the lessons lost in order to make their designs fully sustainable. Contrary to many preconceptions, sustainable design can be sophisticated and stylish. By its nature, a sustainable approach means considering the whole life cycle of a project, thereby improving the functionality, quality, and human enjoyment and, in the long term, bringing real social and economic benefits. This book is filled with examples and...

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How to Create Your Final Collection

How to Create Your Final Collection

By: Mark Atkinson

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 13-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2014

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Companion material not available with eBook. Designing a final thesis collection is a fashion student’s first chance to approach the reality of the industry. This handbook provides a step-by-step guide to creating this collection, with each chapter exploring a different stage of the project: from understanding the brief and identifying the market to research, development, and sampling, through to garment design, range planning, and styling and presentation. Richly illustrated with 350 color photographs, the book builds on the skills learnt by students during their degree course...

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The Accidental Instructional Designer

The Accidental Instructional Designer

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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Don’t create boring elearning!   Cammy Bean presents a fresh, modern take on instructional design for elearning. Filled with her personal insights and tips, The Accidental Instructional Designer covers nearly every aspect of the elearning design process, including understanding instructional design, creating scenarios, building interactivity, designing visuals, and working with SMEs. You’ll learn all about the CBT Lady and how to avoid her instructional design mistakes. Along the way, you’ll hear from a few other accidental instructional designers, get ideas for your own projects, and...

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Marketing Fashion

Marketing Fashion

By: Harriet Posner

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 28-APR-2011

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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Marketing and fashion branding inform many of the strategic and creative decisions involved in fashion design and product development. Marketing is a vital component of the industry supply chain, and an understanding of its importance and role is essential for those planning a career in fashion. Marketing Fashion is a practical guide to the fundamental principles of marketing and branding, from catwalk to price calculation, developing brand identity, to creating a customer profile. The book explains key theoretical concepts, and illustrates how they are applied within the global...

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The 3D Type Book

The 3D Type Book

By: Agathe Jacquillat; Tomi Vollauschek

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 04-APR-2011

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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This book is the most comprehensive showcase of three-dimensional letterforms ever written, featuring over 1,300 images of more than 300 projects by more than 160 emerging talents and established individuals and studios. Contributors include Sagmeister Inc, Vaughan Oliver, Milton Glaser, Alvin Lustig, Louis Danziger, Roger Excoffon, Paul Elliman, Marian Bantjes, Geoff Kaplan, Clotilde Olyff, Italo Lupi, Marion Bataille, Antoine+Manuel, Frost*Design, Mervyn Kurlansky, Non-Format, Oded Ezer, Rowland Scherman, Post Typography, Rinzen, Underware’s Type Workshop, J. Kyle Daevel, Ji Lee,...

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Adventures in Letterpress

Adventures in Letterpress

By: Brandon Mise

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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Tactile, retro, and idiosyncratic, hand-printed objects have an undeniable appeal, especially in a digital age. In recent years, the nearly obsolete craft of letterpress has been resurrected by artists and designers who have rescued cast-iron presses from basements and scrap yards. Adventures in Letterpress features over 200 examples of the resulting work: elegant cards, edgy broadsheets, and everything in between. Beautiful, humorous and sometimes just plain weird, the projects featured in the book perfectly illustrate the vibrant future of this once-endangered medium. ...

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Textile Visionaries

Textile Visionaries

By: Bradley Quinn

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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Technologized textiles and sustainable fabrics are among the most innovative designed today, and together they are driving the rest of the industry dramatically forward. Many designers are now integrating hi-tech fabrics, such as protective and impact-resistant textiles, or cellulose fabrics, with groundbreaking results. Embracing new processes such as biomimicry, they bridge the gap between art, design, technology, and sustainability more than any other material. This book showcases new work from over 35 of today’s most forward-thinking textile designers, featuring surface designs,...

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Color Forecasting for Fashion

Color Forecasting for Fashion

By: Debra Johnston Cobb; Kate Scully

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 04-JUN-2014

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Color is a powerful selling tool. It is the first thing to catch the consumer's eye in the shop window. Get the color choice wrong and an entire range can stay on the racks. So, how do colors arrive on the runway or the sales floor and why do different companies all seem to choose similar colors each season? The answer lies in the work of the huge color forecasting industry. Color Forecasting for Fashion breaks down the forecasting process—from how to put together a color palette to color theory and the way that colors behave—and helps you to build the combination of research and...

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Prototyping and Modelmaking for Product Design

Prototyping and Modelmaking for Product Design

By: Bjarki Hallgrimsson

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 24-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 04-JUN-2014

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Building prototypes and models is an essential component of any design activity. Modern product development is a multi-disciplinary effort that relies on prototyping in order to explore new ideas and test them sufficiently before they become actual products. Prototyping and Modelmaking for Product Designers illustrates how prototypes are used to help designers understand problems better, explore more imaginative solutions, investigate human interaction more fully and test functionality so as to de-risk the design process. Following an introduction on the purpose of prototyping,...

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Fashion & Sustainability

Fashion & Sustainability

By: Kate Fletcher; Lynda Grose

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 09-APR-2012

Insert Date: 04-JUN-2014

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This book examines how sustainability has the potential to transform both the fashion system and the innovators who work within it. Sustainability is arguably the defining theme of the twenty-first century. The issues in fashion are broad-ranging and include labor abuses, toxic chemicals, and conspicuous consumption, giving rise to an undeniable tension between fashion and sustainability. The book is organized in three parts. The first part is concerned with transforming fashion products across the garment's lifecycle and includes innovation in materials, manufacture, distribution,...

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Making It, 2nd Edition

Making It, 2nd Edition

By: Chris Lefteri

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 12-MAR-2012

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There are many ways in which a product can be manufactured but most designers know only a handful of techniques. Informative and incredibly easy to use, this bestselling book discusses more than a hundred production methods in detail. With specially commissioned diagrams, case studies, and step-by-step photographs of the manufacturing process, Making It uses contemporary design as a vehicle to describe production processes. It lists pros and cons, suitable production volumes, costs involved, speed of production, relevant materials, and typical applications. The new edition of this...

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This Means This, This Means That Second Edition

This Means This, This Means That Second Edition

By: Sean Hall

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 03-JUN-2014

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Semiotics is the theory of signs, and reading signs is a part of everyday life: from road signs that point to a destination, to smoke that warns of fire, to the symbols buried within art and literature. Semiotic theory can, however, appear mysterious and impenetrable. This introductory book decodes that mystery using visual examples instead of abstract theory. This new edition features an expanded introduction that carefully and clearly presents the world of semiotics before leading into the book's 76 sections of key semiotic concepts. Each short section begins with a single image or...

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Innovative Houses

Innovative Houses

By: Avi Friedman

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 07-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Housing is rapidly having to adapt to the global changes of the twenty first century. These include the transformation of the family and the rise of the non-traditional household, increases in construction costs, and concerns over climate change and the depletion of natural resources. Designing residential environments that address these issues is an urgent priority. This book examines the latest residential design trends that have arisen in response to these challenges. Divided into four broad areas, tightly focused thematic chapters look at twenty discrete topics, such as live/work;...

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Structural Engineering for Architects

Structural Engineering for Architects

By: Peter Evans; William McLean; Peter Silver

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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This book provides an understanding of the fundamental theories and practice behind the creation of architectural structures. It aids the development of an intuitive understanding of structural engineering, bringing together technical and design issues. The book is divided into four sections: "Structures in nature" looks at structural principles found in natural objects. "Theory" covers general structural theory as well as explaining the main forces encountered in engineering. "Structural prototypes" includes examples of modelmaking and load testing that can be carried out by...

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Digital Textile Design, 2nd Edition

Digital Textile Design, 2nd Edition

By: Melanie Bowles; Ceri Isaac

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Digital Textile Design, Second Edition covers everything students and practitioners of textile design will need to learn about designing and printing digitally. Written specifically for textile designers, Digital Textile Design, Second Edition provides the know-how for students and professionals who wish to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as design tools. A series of inspirational tutorials, presented in step-by-step format, guide the reader through the process of creating designs that will be suited to both the traditional textile production process and to digital printing onto...

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Visual Usability

Visual Usability

By: Tania Schlatter; Deborah Levinson

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 26-APR-2014

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Imagine how much easier creating web and mobile applications would be if you had a practical and concise, hands-on guide to visual design. Visual Usability gets into the nitty-gritty of applying visual design principles to complex application design. You’ll learn how to avoid common mistakes, make informed decisions about application design, and elevate the ordinary. We’ll review three key principles that affect application design – consistency, hierarchy, and personality – and illustrate how to apply tools like typography, color, and layout to digital application design. Whether...

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Colour Design

Colour Design

By: J Best

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 06-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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Given its importance in analysing and influencing the world around us, an understanding of colour is a vital tool in any design process. Colour design provides a comprehensive review of the issues surrounding the use of colour, from the fundamental principles of what colour is to its important applications across a vast range of industries. Part one covers the main principles and theories of colour, focusing on the human visual system and the psychology of colour perception. Part two goes on to review colour measurement and description, including consideration of international standards,...