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Real World Print Production

Real World Print Production

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 25-JUL-2006

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Translating inspiration to the printed page has always been a challenge. The advent of desktop publishing granted new levels of power and control to the layout artist and graphic designer, but it hasn’t eliminated the traditional pitfalls. In fact, it’s introduced a few new ones. Sometimes managing the disparate elements of fonts, images, colors, and more, while dealing with the quirks of various layout applications makes even the bravest designer and production editor long for the hands-on days of moveable type. Creating a great layout on your monitor is only half the battle; how do you make...

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Real World: Adobe Creative Suite 2

Real World: Adobe Creative Suite 2

By: Sandee Cohen; Steve Werner

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 09-JUN-2006

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Adobe's Creative Suite offers a powerful unified design environment that includes Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS 2, InDesign CS2, GoLive CS2 and Acrobat 7.0. Problem is, you've still got to learn the thing, and learn it well: Your job, after all, depends on it. No one understands that better than the authors of this book, who draw on their own real-world professional knowledge to deliver all the industrial-strength production techniques and timesaving tips you need to start creating print and web projects with the Creative Suite 2 in record time. You'll find everything you need here to...

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Inside/Outside: From the Basics to the Practice of Design, Second Edition

Inside/Outside: From the Basics to the Practice of Design, Second Edition

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2006

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Renowned artist and design legend Malcolm Grear has permanently shaped the design world with his work, lecturing, writing and teaching. Grear approaches design by looking at the inner parts of an object, process, or idea in order to understand the whole. He believes that form and structure are the underpinnings of effective design, which stands contrary to the reductive approach taught in most modern design education. Deftly and sparingly capturing the essence of his subject matter, Grear offers unique insight into the design process with images and forms drawn from nature, typography,...

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InDesign Production Cookbook

InDesign Production Cookbook

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2005

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Whether you're an experienced designer using InDesign at a fairly advanced level or a desktop publishing beginner new to InDesign-or making the transition from QuarkXPress-you'll find InDesign Production Cookbook chock-full of practical information, with quick solutions to real-world layout challenges. The book covers the very latest features in Adobe InDesign CS2 for Windows and Macintosh, including tips on using the program with Bridge within Adobe Creative Suite 2. Unlike the traditional "bible" approach to learning new software, InDesign Production Cookbook's unique combination of...

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The Brand Gap

The Brand Gap

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2005

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THE BRAND GAP is the first book to present a unified theory of brand-building.  Whereas most books on branding are weighted toward either a strategic or creative approach, this book shows how both ways of thinking can unite to produce a “charismatic brand”—a brand that customers feel is essential to their lives. In an entertaining two-hour read you’ll learn: • the new definition of brand • the five essential disciplines of brand-building • how branding is changing the dynamics of competition • the three most powerful questions to ask about any brand • why collaboration is the key to...

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Before & After’s Graphics for Business

Before & After’s Graphics for Business

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 07-APR-2005

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As the founder of the very first desktop publishing company (PageLab) and the publisher of Before and After magazine, John McWade knows graphics. He also knows business–and the depth of that knowledge comes through in every page of this handsome primer on creating effective business graphics! In these pages, a master of the medium shows you how to use today's tools to create business graphics that communicate your business's identity in a variety of forms. From creating charts, graphs, calendars, and maps to designing newsletters, creating various types of stationery, coming up with an...

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Before&After Page Design

Before&After Page Design

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2003

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Before and After magazine's focus on clarity and simplicity and its insistence on approaching design not as mere decoration but as an essential form of communication have won it legions of fans. If you're among them, you'll welcome the first book from B and A's founder and publisher. John McWade walks his own talk, bringing you a beautifully clear, cohesive, and elegant primer on page design. You'll learn by example how to design single-page and multi-page publications, brochures, and advertisements, applying the principles design professionals live by. You'll also learn how to choose the...

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Robin Williams Design Workshop

Robin Williams Design Workshop

By: Robin Williams; John Tollett

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 26-OCT-2000

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Robin Williams introduced design and typographic principles to legions of readers with her best-selling Non-Designer's book series. Now she and designer/co-author John Tollett take you to the next level of creative design with practical advice and lessons in composition, visual impact, and design challenges. Presented in Robin and John's signature style—writing that is so crystal clear, it's accessible to absolutely anyone—and illustrated with hundreds of full-color design examples, the ideas in this book tackle design theory, visual puns, and layout and graphics strategies for...

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Non-Designer’s Type Book, The, Second Edition

Non-Designer’s Type Book, The, Second Edition

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 22-SEP-2005

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Seven years is a long time in any industry, but when it comes to the worlds of design and technology (and particularly the point at which the two merge), it's an eternity! No wonder, then, that you (and about a million other readers!) have been eagerly awaiting this latest update to Robin Williams' enormously popular Non-Designer's series. In these pages, Robin defines the principles that govern type as well as the logic behind them so that you learn not just what looks best but why on your way to creating effective print and Web pages. Each short chapter in this thoroughly updated guide...

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How to Wow with InDesign CS2

How to Wow with InDesign CS2

By: Wayne Rankin; Mike McHugh

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 16-AUG-2005

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With InDesign CS2 quickly becoming the industry standard in desktop publishing, there's no shortage of books promising to get you up to speed on it. None, however, does so quite like this book, which keeps the focus right where you, as a designer, want it--on designing! Providing just enough of a conceptual framework to use the program effectively, but omitting the tech-heavy under-the-hood discussions that represent the core of other InDesign tomes, this full-color guide uses gorgeous real-world examples and simple step-by-step instructions to cover InDesign CS2's newest features. The book...

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Adobe® InDesign® cs: Classroom in a Book®

Adobe® InDesign® cs: Classroom in a Book®

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2003

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With its ever tightening integration with Adobe's full suite of creative products and its own increasingly sophisticated feature set, InDesign is winning legions of Quark and Framemaker converts. If you're among them--or if you've decided to sidestep those programs altogether--you need this book! In these pages, the Adobe Creative Team uses a series of project-based lessons, tested in the company's own classrooms and labs, to provide a thorough grounding in the InDesign school of page design. You'll find step-by-step lessons in InDesign CS fundamentals plus plenty of the advanced tips and...

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InDesign CS for Macintosh and Windows: Visual Quickstart Guide

InDesign CS for Macintosh and Windows: Visual Quickstart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 24-NOV-2003

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Now that you've finally figured out that InDesign's increasingly tight integration with the rest of Adobe's creative products will enable you to work more creatively and efficiently, all you want to do is get up to speed on it--yesterday, if possible! Enter InDesign CS for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide. Using the task-based, visual approach that has become the hallmark Peachpit's popular Visual QuickStart Guides, this volume provides a fast, easy, comprehensive introduction to everything InDesign. You'll learn about all aspects of the InDesign interface, including its tools...

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InDesign® CS/CS2 Killer Tips

InDesign® CS/CS2 Killer Tips

By: Scott Kelby; Terry White

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2005

Insert Date: 13-JUL-2006

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If you've wondered how the InDesign pros get twice the work done in half the time, here's the answer: They know every inside tip, every hidden keyboard shortcut, and every little trick that gives them the edge. They know the fastest, smartest, and most efficient way to do just about everything. In short, they know all the "tricks of the trade." And now, you can too. This book is packed cover-to-cover, wall-to-wall with nothing but those cool little inside tips that can make you faster, better, and have more fun using Adobe InDesign CS2. There are no detailed descriptions on working with...

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Secrets of Adobe Bridge: Making the Most of Adobe Creative Suite 2

Secrets of Adobe Bridge: Making the Most of Adobe Creative Suite 2

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Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2005

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You're impressed with Adobe CS2 and love Adobe Bridge, its new navigational control center. But are you making the most out of it? Adobe Bridge is more than a simple file browser. It's a powerful desktop tool and provides centralized access to all your suite project files, applications, and settings. With file organization and sharing, plus Adobe Stock Photos at your fingertips all the time, Adobe Bridge speeds your workflow and keeps your ideas moving. In this first book to cover Adobe Bridge, best-selling author Terry White shows how to fully utilize this cool, productivity-enhancing...

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Real World QuarkXPress 6: For Macintosh and Windows

Real World QuarkXPress 6: For Macintosh and Windows

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2003

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When you need the ultimate reference to the ultimate desktop publishing software, this is the place to turn. Acknowledged Quark master David Blatner provides comprehensive coverage of everything Quark: using the Tool palette, building a document, working with graphics, adjusting color, and more. Even better, this best-selling classic has been updated to cover all that's new in what promises to be a significant update: native support for Mac OS X and Windows XP, an enhanced Undo feature, full-resolution preview of on-screen images, reorganized menus, new commands, and more. In friendly,...

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Adobe InDesign CS2 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques

Adobe InDesign CS2 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques

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Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 24-APR-2006

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InDesign CS2 is more than just a powerful page layout tool: As part of Adobe’s new Creative Suite 2 (which includes Photoshop, Illustrator, GoLive, and Acrobat), it’s a key component of an overall design workflow that lets users work seamlessly among all of their graphics applications to create spectacular layouts. This info-packed guide lets you get right down to work by focusing on just the InDesign CS2 features you’re most likely to use and showcasing each in a stand-alone tip--complete with a relevant hint or two and a graphic example. In this fashion, you learn as you go, exploring the...

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The Non-Designer’s Design Book, Second Edition: Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice

The Non-Designer’s Design Book, Second Edition: Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice

By: Robin Williams

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 28-AUG-2003

Insert Date: 10-MAY-2006

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So you have a great concept and all the fancy digital tools you could possibly require¿what¿s stopping you from creating beautiful pages? Namely the training to pull all of these elements together into a cohesive design that effectively communicates your message. Not to worry: This book is the one place you can turn to find quick, non-intimidating, excellent design help. In The Non-Designer¿s Design Book, 2nd Edition, best-selling author Robin Williams turns her attention to the basic principles of good design and typography. All you have to do is follow her clearly explained concepts, and...

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InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign CS2

InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign CS2

By: Nigel French

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 16-MAR-2006

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It's no mystery why InDesign has become the premier page layout program: It offers great tools-not least among them its sophisticated typographic controls. Here to show you how to take advantage of them is the first book devoted solely to that topic. Whether you're a graphics pros migrating from InDesign's long-entrenched competitor QuarkXPress or a hobbyists producing fancy invites and book-length projects, you'll appreciate this guide's finely tuned focus on everything typographic. Realizing that to take full advantage of InDesign's typographic tools, you must understand the...

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The Adobe® InCopy® CS2 Book

The Adobe® InCopy® CS2 Book

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Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2006

Insert Date: 29-MAR-2006

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If you've ever worked in a fast-paced editorial environment, you know just how frustrating it can be to wait as each member of the team–from writer, to editor, to artist–makes changes to his or her piece of the layout puzzle. With InCopy, you don't have to! The Adobe InCopy Book shows editorial teams how to take control of the copy-fitting process as editors, designers, and writers work simultaneously on the same InDesign CS document. The guide begins with the basics, explaining what InCopy is and how it integrates with InDesign before moving on to describe the interface. The second section...

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Adobe Creative Suite 2 Workflow

Adobe Creative Suite 2 Workflow

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 29-DEC-2005

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Adobe CS2 makes it easy to work smarter. Why not take advantage of all it has to offer? Odds are you already use Adobe's Creative Suite. Maybe you use some of its features all of the time, but you know it also includes other powerful tools you have yet to explore, because you just don't have the time. The irony is that the whole design of Creative Suite is intended to save you time--the applications and tools included in the product work together seamlessly, making it possible for designers like you to work incredibly efficiently, from file creation to distribution.This book can help you...