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Non-Designer's Design Book: Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice

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'So you have a great concept and all the fancy digital tools you could possibly requirewhat\'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 you\'ll begin producing more sophisticated, professional, and interesting pages immediately. Humor-infused, jargon-free prose interspersed with design exercises, quizzes, illustrations, and dozens of examples make learning a snapwhich is just what audiences have come to expect from this best-selling author.'

Synopsis:

So you have a great concept and all the fancy digital tools you could possibly requirewhats 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-Designers 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 youll begin producing more sophisticated, professional, and interesting pages immediately. Humor-infused, jargon-free prose interspersed with design exercises, quizzes, illustrations, and dozens of examples make learning a snapwhich is just what audiences have come to expect from this best-selling author.

About the Author

Robin Williams is the author of more than 20 best-selling and award-winning books, including The Robin Williams Mac OS X Book, The Non-Designer's Design Book, The Non-Designer's Type Book, and Robin Williams Design Workshop, and Web Design Workshop. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has influenced a generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the World Wide Web.

Table of Contents

 1. Is This Book For You?

 2. Mini-Glossary.

 3. The Joshua Tree Principle.

 4. Proximity.

 5. Alignment.

 6. Repetition.

 7. Contrast.

 8. Review.

 9. Type (& Life).

10. Categories Of Type.

11. Type Contrasts.

12. So, Do You Get It?

Answers To Quizzes.

Bibliography.

Typefaces In This Book.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781566091596
Quandt, Carole:
Williams, Robin
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Author:
Williams, Robin
Location:
Berkeley, CA :
Subject:
Computer Architecture
Subject:
Desktop Publishing - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Desktop publishing
Subject:
Printing
Subject:
Layout (printing)
Subject:
Design - Book
Subject:
Layout
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Non-Designer's
Series Volume:
no. 15
Publication Date:
20030828
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.9 x 6.9 x 0.4 in 408 gr

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"Synopsis" by , So you have a great concept and all the fancy digital tools you could possibly requirewhats 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-Designers 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 youll begin producing more sophisticated, professional, and interesting pages immediately. Humor-infused, jargon-free prose interspersed with design exercises, quizzes, illustrations, and dozens of examples make learning a snapwhich is just what audiences have come to expect from this best-selling author.
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