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Designing for Print: An In-Depth Guide to Planning, Creating, and Producing Successful Design Projects

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A highly visual guide to designing for print media, from project inception to final production

Packed with hundreds of informative, illustrated examples, Designing for Print demonstrates methods and techniques for creating top-quality print media projects. Carefully chosen real-world design exercises and problem-solving projects offer hands-on practice to help readers achieve strong designs.

This easy-to-use guide presents software tricks and tips, along with discussions on scanning, output, and other issues related to digital design for print and electronic media. Up-to-date coverage includes useful skills for getting the most out of the latest technologies. Dozens of sidebars and step-by-step descriptions walk readers through the design process in the same order actual projects are implemented:

  • Planning design
  • Designing with type
  • Designing with photographs
  • Advanced typography
  • Preparing images
  • Illustrating effectively
  • Putting it all together

Designing for Print gives a peerless introduction to designing all types of print projects.

Synopsis:

Designing for Print gives a peerless introduction to designing all types of print projects.

Synopsis:

This highly visual guide covers all aspects of designing for print media. An easy-to-use format presents information in the same order that designers tackle projects. With hundreds of clear graphic examples that illustrate steps and techniques, this guide integrates accepted software tricks and tips with a series of real-world, problem-solving projects.

About the Author

CHARLES CONOVER is a full-time professor of graphic design at Long Island University in New York. During his career, he has worked as a designer at Ziff-Davis Publishing and as an associate art director of PC Magazine. In addition to his design background, his paintings and prints have been exhibited in New York City galleries and museums for the past fifteen years.

Table of Contents

Chapter One. Planning Your Design.

Chapter Two. Designing with Type.

Chapter Three. Designing with Photographs

Chapter Four. Advanced Typography

Chapter Five. Preparing Your Images.

Chapter Six. Illustrating Effectively.

Chapter Seven. Putting It All Together.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471237235
Subtitle:
An In-Depth Guide to Planning, Creating, and Producing Successful Design Projects
Author:
Conover, Charles
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
Hoboken, N.J.
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Desktop publishing
Subject:
Layout (printing)
Subject:
Graphic design
Subject:
Layout
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Digital Media - Desktop Publishing
Subject:
Graphic design (Typography)
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Typography
Subject:
Graphics-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
02-435
Publication Date:
20030825
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.46x8.50x.56 in. 1.15 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Graphic Arts » Graphic Arts Technique Manuals
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Graphic Design
Computers and Internet » Desktop Publishing » General

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