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Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Color Works

Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Color Works

By: Eddie Opara; John Cantwell

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2014

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This is the go to guide for designers as it outlines and details the essential color design skills needed to create successful, meaningful, and aesthetically compelling designs. Along with hands-on projects, it offers unique insights into strategy and business when working in the real world with real clients. Color Works starts with basic information on color practices and fundamentals, and then delves more deeply into theory and application on a project-by-project basis. Illustrated with real-world projects and case studies, this book offers a behind-the-scenes take on the design process...

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Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Packaging

Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Packaging

By: Grip

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2014

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Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Packaging, takes you through the entire packaging process from strategy and concept development, through choosing the right materials, naming systems, studying the competition, surveying the shelf landscape and more. Gain strategic insights on all aspects of package design. From starting with a blank slate all the way up to a finished product, this informative guide to all-things-packaging covers the steps of implementation of packaging design, utilizing a variety of case studies and examples, including practical real-world information about client and...

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Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book-InDesign 9.2 Update (January 2014)

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Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book-InDesign 9.2 Update (January 2014)

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2014

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The latest update to Adobe InDesign CC 9.2 added some great new enhancements. This “What’s new” guide provides a hands-on tour of the most important improvements to Adobe InDesign, and is intended as a supplement to the existing Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book®....

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The Graphic Design Reference & Specification Book

The Graphic Design Reference & Specification Book

By: Poppy Evans; Aaris Sherin; Irina Lee

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 09-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 18-FEB-2014

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The Graphic Design Reference & Specification Book should always be next to a designer’s computer. Completely practical with only the most needed information, this valuable book provides designers with all the little details that can make or break a design, such as how much space to leave in the gutter when designing barrel folds, how to layout a template for a box, and the ratios of each part, as well as metric conversion charts, standard envelope sizes in the USA, Europe, Canada and Asia, and much more. This hardworking handbook is compact and accessible and is a must-have for any graphic...

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InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign, Third Edition

InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign, Third Edition

By: Nigel French

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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Typography is the foundation of graphic design, and the most effective way to be a better designer is to understand type and use it confidently and creatively. This fully updated third edition is a comprehensive guide to creating professional type with Adobe InDesign. It covers micro and macro typography concepts, from understanding the nuance of a single spacing width to efficiently creating long and complex documents. Packed with visual examples, InDesign expert and acclaimed design instructor Nigel French shows not just how to use InDesign’s extensive type features, but why certain...

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Adobe InDesign CC - der offizielle Einsteigerkurs

Adobe InDesign CC - der offizielle Einsteigerkurs

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 02-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2013

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Offizieller und einziger Adobe-Einsteigerkurs mit allen relevanten Themen, macht aus Einsteigern erfahrene und kreative InDesign CC-Nutzer, anspruchsvolle & praxisnahe Projekte unter www.dpunkt.de...

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The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design, 3rd Edition

The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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Landing a job in graphic design or multimedia starts with the creation of a portfolio that showcases a student's best work. With sample portfolios, interviews with leaders in graphic design and advertising industries, and step-by-step instruction for creating professional print and digital portfolios, this book helps students successfully transition from design student to design professional. Now fully updated, it is the only guide to creating job-winning print-based and digital portfolios specifically for graphic designers. ...

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SketchBook Pro Digital Painting Essentials

SketchBook Pro Digital Painting Essentials

By: Gil Robles

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 30-OCT-2013

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Create stunning professional grade artwork using Sketchbook Pro Discover tricks and techniques that will help you make the most out of Sketchbook Pro Packed with practical examples that help you create expressive sketches ranging from cartoons to portraits A step-by-step guide packed with supporting imagery In Detail Sketchbook Pro is a professional grade painting app that is easy to use and which helps you create digital art that looks like paintings created using ink and color. Using Sketchbook Pro, you can transform your digital art into true masterpieces that...

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Data Visualization with D3.js Cookbook

Data Visualization with D3.js Cookbook

By: Nick Qi Zhu

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 25-OCT-2013

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Over 70 recipes to create dynamic data-driven visualization with D3.js Create stunning data visualization with the power of D3 Bootstrap D3 quickly with the help of ready-to-go code samples Solve real-world visualization problems with the help of practical recipes In Detail D3.js is a JavaScript library designed to display digital data in dynamic graphical form. It helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS. D3 allows great control over the final visual result, and it is the hottest and most powerful web-based data visualization technology on the market...

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Design Your Own Holiday Cards: Three DIY Projects with Photoshop & Photoshop Elements

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Design Your Own Holiday Cards: Three DIY Projects with Photoshop & Photoshop Elements

By: Khara Plicanic

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 25-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 25-OCT-2013

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In an era of Facebook and Instagram, there’s something unique about giving and receiving a keepsake holiday card, especially when it’s crafted with love—by you! In this ebook, author and photographer Khara Plicanic walks you through the process of creating three holiday card designs from start to finish: a flat 5x7 photo card, a double-sided circular ornament, and a 5x5 tri-fold. Once you learn the basics, you’ll be able to adapt these designs to fit other formats, or to create your own designs entirely. Follow along with Khara and you will: Get tips on choosing the card’s size and...

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Picture Yourself Learning Corel® PaintShop® Pro X6

Picture Yourself Learning Corel® PaintShop® Pro X6

By: Diane Koers

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 24-OCT-2013

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PICTURE YOURSELF LEARNING COREL PAINTSHOP PRO X6 is the completely updated edition of Diane Koers' fun, visual guide to editing images with this popular graphics software. Whether you're new to digital image editing, new to PaintShop Pro, or switching to PaintShop Pro from another image editor, this entertaining and easy-to-use book will guide you every step of the way. You will quickly develop your photo- and image-editing chops using this powerful but inexpensive software, whether you're just out for fun--retouching family photos and displaying your creativity online--or looking to...

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Critiqued: Inside the Minds of 23 Leaders in Design

Critiqued: Inside the Minds of 23 Leaders in Design

By: Christina Beard

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 22-OCT-2013

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FOREWORD BY ELLEN LUPTON Critiqued takes you on a journey with designer Christina Beard through an iterative design experiment. With her poster in tow, she meets with leading designers, writers, and curators. At each stop, the participant critiques the poster and talks about his or her own design process. Based on their conversation, Christina redesigns the poster before heading to the next critique — a process similar to the children’s game telephone. This book is not about learning new software or being told how to do something — it’s about exploring and discovering an approach to...

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Edition numérique avec InDesign

Edition numérique avec InDesign

By: Pierre Labbe

Publisher: Eyrolles

Publication Date: 12-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 17-SEP-2013

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Depuis quelques années, l'évolution des équipements informatiques (tablettes, liseuses, smartphones...) a favorisé le développement du marché de la lecture numérique. Un public de plus en plus large se tourne vers ce nouveau type de publication dont l'interactivité offre beaucoup d'attraits. Afin de répondre à cette demande, nombreux sont les éditeurs, agences et diffuseurs qui recherchent des outils pour créer, mettre en forme et distribuer des contenus numériques. Cet eBook fournit les clés d'une publication numérique réussie avec InDesign, la solution souple, complète et...

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Profession graphiste indépendant, 2 edition

Profession graphiste indépendant, 2 edition

By: Eric Delamarre; Julien Moya

Publisher: Eyrolles

Publication Date: 14-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 09-SEP-2013

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Créer et développer une activité de graphiste indépendant est une gageure... Au milieu de la jungle des statuts administratifs et des codes légaux, des on-dit plus ou moins fiables et autres mythes ou incompréhensions entourant le métier, le graphiste, en plus des qualités créatives et techniques inhérentes à la profession, devra compter sur une documentation complète et une solide expérience pour devenir un chef d'entreprise accompli. Écrit par un graphiste indépendant, assisté par un photographe indépendant, ce livre de référence est bien plus qu'un simple guide des procédures et...

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3D Graphics for Game Programming

3D Graphics for Game Programming

By: JungHyun Han

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 27-AUG-2013

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In a presentation that balances theory and application, this text covers real-time graphics in video game development. Copiously illustraed with more than 300 figures, it allows readers to quickly understand the key aspects of real-time graphics. Authored by leaders in the field, the book explores concepts such as rendering, texturing, post-processing, and animation. Each chapter includes boxed Math Notes that enable readers to access mathematical or theoretical content without interrupting the flow of the main text and homework problems. A solutions manual is available upon qualified...

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Album Moxie: The Savvy Photographer’s Guide to Album Design and more—with InDesign

Album Moxie: The Savvy Photographer’s Guide to Album Design and more—with InDesign

By: Khara Plicanic

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 25-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 01-AUG-2013

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Fresh, clean, and SIMPLE. Album Moxie makes designing photo albums a breeze. For a lot of photographers, album design is synonymous with headache. The hours (and hours!) spent designing are usually followed by weeks (or even months) of revisions, making for a painful experience for everyone involved. But it doesn’t have to be that way! This book will show you how to combine the right tools with a simple strategy, making it possible (even easy) to design basic albums in seconds, and custom wedding or portrait albums in an hour–or less. By the time you finish the book, you’ll have a...

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Graphic Icons: Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design

Graphic Icons: Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design

By: John Clifford

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 30-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 30-JUL-2013

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Who are history's most influential graphic designers? In this fun, fast-paced introduction to the most iconic designers of our time, author John Clifford takes you on a visual history tour that’s packed with the posters, ads, logos, typefaces, covers, and multimedia work that have made these designers great. You’ll find examples of landmark work by such industry luminaries as El Lissitzky, Alexander Rodchenko, A.M. Cassandre, Alvin Lustig, Cipe Pineles, Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Wim Crouwel, Stefan Sagmeister, John Maeda, Paula Scher, and more.  Who coined the...

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White Space is Not Your Enemy, 2nd Edition

White Space is Not Your Enemy, 2nd Edition

By: Kim Golombisky; Rebecca Hagen

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 12-JUL-2013

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Designing a brochure or web site without an art background? Step away from the computer and read this breezy introduction to visual communications first. Written for non-designers, White Space is Not Your Enemy is a practical graphic design and layout text introducing the concepts and practices necessary for producing effective visual communications across a variety of formats, from print to Web. This beautifully illustrated, full-color book covers the basics to help you develop your eye and produce attractive work. Topics include: * The basics of effective design that communicates its...

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Adobe® InDesign® CC on Demand

Adobe® InDesign® CC on Demand

By: Steve Johnson, Perspection Inc.

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 05-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 02-JUL-2013

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Includes • Online Workshops • Online Adobe Certified Exam (ACE) Resources • More than 500 of the most essential InDesign CC tasks Need answers quickly? Adobe InDesign CC on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format.  We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.   Inside the Book  • Improved publishing and productivity with Adobe Creative Cloud  • Create layouts for print, web, tablets, and mobile devices • Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge or Mini Bridge • Create, link,...

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3D Motion Graphics for 2D Artists

3D Motion Graphics for 2D Artists

By: Bill Byrne

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2013

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This book offers the solution for 2D designer crossing over into 3D animation....