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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

"Based on the best-selling edition by Alan Swann."

Product Details

ISBN:
9781581804355
Revised:
Dabner, David
Publisher:
North Light Books
Revised by:
Dabner, David
Revised:
Dabner, David
Author:
Swann, Alan
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Subject:
General
Subject:
Layout (printing)
Subject:
Advertising layout and typography
Subject:
Newsletters
Subject:
Graphic design
Subject:
Layout
Subject:
Graphic design (Typography)
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 1736
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.60x8.70x.30 in. .95 lbs.

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