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Graphic Design Cookbook: Mix & Match Recipes for Faster, Better Layoutsby Leonard Koren
Synopses & Reviews
With 100,000 copies sold, Graphic Design Cookbook is one of the most useful all-purpose resources for designers and anyone who wants to create a dynamic layout for magazines, newsletters, books, posters, and other media. Now released with a fresh new cover, its more than a thousand line drawings illustrate effective design devices, type treatments, spatial solutions, and pictorial presentations, allowing examination and comparison of various options in no time. The Graphic Design Cookbook can be opened to virtually any page for instant access to great ideas. As a catalyst for cooking up endless new design recipes, this classic goes on inspiring one generation of designers to the next.
Book News Annotation:
An expedient reference containing over 1,000 design samples that can be compared and combined. It is arranged by specific graphic components--such as text systems, space, structuring, and pictorial considerations--with eight to twelve samples on each page.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Graphic Design Cookbook offers the most stimulating and time-saving route to fresh design ideas and workable graphic solutions. Here are over one thousand design samples that can be compared and combined to create your own compositions for books, magazines, posters, stationery, reports, logos, labels, menus, and advertisements. All information is presented graphically for easy, immediate use.
About the Author
Leonard Koren was the publisher and creative director of Wet magazine and is the author of New Fashion Japan and 283 Useful Ideas from Japan.
R. Wippo Meckler is an award-winning print designer who has designed magazines such as WET, Mademoiselle, PC Week, and MacUser. He is currently president of Re:Design, Inc., a web design/development agency in New York City.
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