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Abduzeedo Inspiration Guide for Designers (Voices That Matter)


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Brazilian designer Fábio Sasso, who has wildly popular design blog Abduzeedo, has created the definitive guide to design. This book features interviews with designers and offers tutorials on various design styles, an extension of what he does with his site Each chapter addresses a particular style, e.g., Vintage, Neo-surrealism, Retro 80s, Light Effects, Collage, Vector, and starts off with an explanation about the style and techniques that go into that style. Next, the Abduzeedo Design Guide shows images from different visual artists illustrating each style. Fábio interviews a master of each style, such as, in the case of Retro Art, James White. Then he wraps up the chapter with a tutorial showing the elements and techniques for creating that style in Photoshop.

Meant for beginning to intermediate designers as well as more experienced designers looking for inspiration, the book focuses on styles that can be applied both to web or print.

Book News Annotation:

Highlighting seven contemporary graphic design styles, this inspiration and technical guide from Fbio Sasso of the design website and blog, Abduzeedo, provides design advice, examples, inspirational and informational interviews as well as practical instruction for creating digital graphics. Covering abstract, retro art, illustration, photo manipulation, lighting effects, vector art and neosurrealism, each chapter provides an explanation of the design style and underlying theory, full color example graphics, discussions with design professionals, and step by step-by-step instructions for accomplishing similar results with popular graphics software applications. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

Fábio Sasso is a graphic and web designer and founder of the renowned Abduzeedo design inspiration and tutorial blog ( Before that he co-founded ZEE, a Brazilian web design consulting company. Originally from Porto Alegre, Brazil, Fábio is currently living in Palo Alto, California, where he works at Google.

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Sasso, Fabio
New Riders Publishing
Sasso, Fábio
Desktop Publishing - General
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Voices That Matter
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Computers and Internet » Desktop Publishing » General
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Digital Media » Graphics Applications

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