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How To Understand & Use Design Layou 2ND Editionby David Dabner
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The function of design is to communicate--whether it's about a product, concept or a company. This comprehensive book shows readers how design works and how it can work for them. It provides all the groundwork a beginner needs, and acts as a sourcebook for experienced designers who are is looking for fresh ideas and approaches. <P>Authors Alan Swann and David Dabner break the subject down into three comprehensive sections: <BR>- BASIC DESIGN PRINCIPLES details the ground rules of design, type and color<BR>- DESIGN DECISIONS examines the various stages of design--including the initial brief, copy, imagery and results--and how each may be analyzed<BR>- DESIGN PROJECTS AND CATEGORIES reviews various types of design with commentary on how the above principles have been applied<P> Hundreds of illustrations, step-by-step instructions, exercises and case studies clarify every lesson, while checklists at the end of each section highlight all the points readers need to remember.
"Based on the best-selling edition by Alan Swann."
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