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Visual Design: Ninety-five things you need to know. Told in Helvetica and Dingbats

Visual Design: Ninety-five things you need to know. Told in Helvetica and Dingbats

By: Jim Krause

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 30-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 10-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Visual Design speaks design, through design, to designers, presenting 95 core design principles with concise text and a touch of visual wit. Author of the bestselling Index series on design basics, Jim Krause uses a combination of Helvetica and Dingbats to teach a wide range of design topics (both conceptually and compositionally related) in a one-topic-per-spread format. Using humor, practical tips, and inspiring visual examples, Krause makes it clear how each of the 95 axioms of effective design are relevant and applicable across all...

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Logo Design Love, Annotated and Expanded Edition, Second Edition

Logo Design Love, Annotated and Expanded Edition, Second Edition

By: David Airey

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Completely updated and expanded, the second edition of David Airey’s Logo Design Love contains more of just about everything that made the first edition so great: more case studies, more sketches, more logos, more tips for working with clients, more insider stories, and more practical information for getting the job and getting it done right. In Logo Design Love, David shows you how to develop an iconic brand identity from start to finish, using client case studies from renowned designers. In the process, he reveals how designers create...

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Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book® (2014 release)

Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book® (2014 release)

By: Kelly Kordes Anton; John Cruise

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 16-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe InDesign CC (2014 release) Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book contains 16 lessons that cover the basics, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons...

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Logotype

Logotype

By: Michael Evamy

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 24-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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Logotype is the definitive modern collection of logotypes, monograms, and other text-based corporate marks. Featuring more than 1,300 international typographic identities, by around 250 design studios, this is an indispensable handbook for every design studio, providing a valuable resource to draw on in branding and corporate identity projects. Logotype is truly international, and features the world’s outstanding identity designers. Examples are drawn not just from Western Europe and North America but also Australia, South Africa, the Far East, Israel, Iran, South America, and Eastern...

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Graphic Design Process

Graphic Design Process

By: Nancy Skolos; Thomas Wedell

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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The process of creating graphic design cannot be easily defined: each designer has their own way of seeing the world and approaching their work. Graphic Design Process features a series of in-depth case studies exploring a range of both universal and unique design methods. Chapters investigate typical creative strategies, examining the work of 23 graphic designers from around the world. Work featured includes projects by Philippe Apeloig, Michael Bierut, Ed Fella, James Goggin, Anette Lenz, Johnson Banks, Me Company, Graphic Thought Facility, Ahn Sang-Soo, and Ralph Schraivogel. ...

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The A-Z of Visual Ideas

The A-Z of Visual Ideas

By: John Ingledew

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 10-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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The A–Z of Visual Ideas explains the key ideas, sources of inspiration, and visual techniques that have been used throughout design history. Showing where ideas and inspiration come from, the book provides numerous strategies to help unlock the reader’s creativity. Using a dynamic and easy-to-understand A–Z format, the book reveals techniques that can be exploited to deliver ideas with greater impact, each entry offering a different starting point. Looking at everything from, Art to Zeitgeist, Intuition and Instinct to Happy Accidents and Hidden Messages, the book also features a...

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Graphic Design for Fashion

Graphic Design for Fashion

By: Simone Pasztorek

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 11-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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Graphic design for fashion must represent the core values of the brand while pushing boundaries and expectations. Often seen as a showcase relationship for a design studio, the seasonal nature of the end product provides a limitless testing ground for new ideas and innovative production solutions. This visually led book contains a global selection of the best graphic design studios’ work within the fashion industry – from packaging and lookbooks to swing tags and invitations – with exclusive insights from both clients and designers. The book features not simply the visual identities...

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Lettering

Lettering

By: Andrew Haslam

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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Using a combination of explanatory text, step-by-step photographs, and classic and contemporary examples, this unique survey brings together over 130 processes involved in creating lettering and applying it to surfaces. Included are hand-drawn lettering techniques (from sign writing to tattooing); dimensional lettering (hand engraving to laser cutting); typesetting (from letterpress to lettering in food); printing (Letraset to printing on bank notes); lettering on textiles (embroidery to flag-making); and illuminated type (neon signage to holography). Any designer wishing either to...

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I Used to Be a Design Student

I Used to Be a Design Student

By: Billy Kiosoglou; Frank Philippin

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 04-JUN-2014

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This book offers a rare chance to read what graphic designers feel about their education and profession. Fifty influential designers give the low-down about their student days and their professional lives. A piece of their college work is shown alongside an example of current work. Each designer also offers a key piece of advice and a warning, making this a must-read for anyone embarking on a career in design. The book looks at the process a designer goes through in finding their 'voice'. Topics addressed include how ideas are researched and developed; design and other cultural...

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Numbers in Graphic Design

Numbers in Graphic Design

By: Roger Fawcett-Tang

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Focusing on how graphic designers tackle the ordering of number-heavy information, this book shows how the best design minds around grapple with timetables, annual reports, and other data-rich documents. It also includes a chapter outlining the basic typographic and detailing rules relating to numbers. Featuring the work of such names as Stefan Sagmeister, Karin von Ompteda, Joost Grootens, Socket Studio, Stapelberg & Fritz, Form, Willi Kunz, Helmut Schmid, Build, and Cartlidge Levene, Numbers in Graphic Design is bursting with inspirational examples of how to approach almost any...

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Bring It Home with CorelDRAW®

Bring It Home with CorelDRAW®

By: Roger Wambolt

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 30-MAY-2014

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Would you like to learn to create sharp, powerful graphics for your own small business? Have you been tasked with designing brochures, business cards, sales or feature sheets, slides, or other graphic materials for your employer? If you have an eye for design and a basic knowledge of computers, with the help of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite and BRING IT HOME WITH CORELDRAW: A GUIDE TO IN-HOUSE GRAPHIC DESIGN, you can start producing impressive, professional-looking ads and marketing materials today. The book's step-by-step guidance and wealth of tips, tricks, and techniques will quickly teach you...

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Design Fundamentals: Notes on Color Theory

Design Fundamentals: Notes on Color Theory

By: Rose Gonnella; Max Friedman

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 15-MAY-2014

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Say your worst nightmare came true and you not only missed a class in your¿design foundation course on color theory–one of the¿first required courses for that coveted design degree–but you missed the ENTIRE SEMESTER? What would you do? Here’s what: You’d go to the funniest, smartest, most creative kid in class and borrow his or her notebook. And that notebook would look exactly like¿Design Fundamentals: Notes on Color Theory. Design Fundamentals: Notes on Color Theory¿looks and functions like a student’s sketchbook with hand-written¿notes and illustrations capturing the key concepts and...

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Responsive Typography

Responsive Typography

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JAN-2015

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Get the most out of typography in your web applications, and understand why typography is a critical component of Responsive Web Design. With this practical book, designers and developers alike will learn the nuts and bolts of implementing web fonts well, especially how to get the best appearance from type without sacrificing performance. For typography to be truly responsive, it must be Performant, Progressive, Proportional, and Polished. This book will show you how to get there....

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Designing the Editorial Experience

Designing the Editorial Experience

By: Sue Apfelbaum; Juliette Cezzar

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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In a world of media that seems to be ever-changing, how do we define a newspaper, magazine or journal? Are we drinking our morning coffee on a Sunday as we sit down and read our newstablet? Look around any doctor’s office waiting room and you will find two people reading the same magazine, one holding the paper version, another on their phone. ...

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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...