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Digital Foundations: Intro to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Suite
Synopses & Reviews
Fuses design fundamentals and software training into one cohesive book !
Design topics and principles include: Composition; Symmetry and Asymmetry; Gestalt; Appropriation; The Bauhaus Basic Course Approach; Color Theory; The Grid; Scale, Hierarchy and Collage; Tonal Range; Elements of Motion.
Digital Foundations is an AIGA Design Press book, published under Peachpit's New Riders imprint in partnership with AIGA, the professional association for design.
About the Author
Michael Mandiberg is an artist, programmer, designer and educator. He also runs Subsidiary Design (SubsidiaryDesign.com), a design consultancy inside of an art studio. Mandiberg, an Assistant Professor of Design and Digital Media at the College of Staten Island/CUNY, is currently an Eyebeam Research and Development Fellow.
xtine burrough is a media artist who engages viewers via the Internet and new technologies. xtine has delivered conference paper presentations at several prestigious conferences, including The Fifth Annual Media In Transition Conference (MIT). xtine is an Assistant Professor of Visual Communications at California State University, Fullerton.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Metaphor of Using Graphics Applications
Chapter 2: Searching and Sampling - Becoming an Expert Web User
Chapter 3: Color Theory and Basic Shapes
Chapter 4: Using the Grid
Chapter 5: Symmetry
Chapter 6: Flat Graphics and Line Art
Chapter 7: Scanning and Digital Cameras
Chapter 8: Tonal Scale
Chapter 9: Layering and Collage
Chapter 10: Typography
Chapter 11: Getting It Out: Digital Output for web
Chapter 12: Non-Destructive Editing
Chapter 13: Creating Unity within a System
Chapter 14: Creating Tension within a System
Chapter 15: Hello World
Chapter 16: Files and Servers
Chapter 17: Hyperlinks
Chapter 18: Elements of Motion
Chapter 19: Pacing
Chapter 20: Commanding the Timeline: ActionScript
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