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Publisher Comments:

This book offers students, novice designers, and battle-toughened professionals alike an insider's guide to the complexities of current graphic design practice and thinking.

It contains all you need to know to survive and prosper in the complex, ever-shifting world of graphic design. Set out in A-Z style and written in a realistic, conversational, and insightful way, the book provides advice on the fundamental topics and issues that face designers in their daily lives. It looks at everything from kerning to presenting, from budgeting to dealing with rejection, from annual reports to interface design.

Adrian Shaughnessy, author of the best-selling How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul, is himself a successful designer, and brings a wealth of experience to this very useful and entertaining book.

Book News Annotation:

This resource for students and design professionals offers alphabetical entries written in a conversational style, providing advice on the fundamental issues that designers face. With a two-color design, b&w examples on every page, and margin notes, the book looks at everything from kerning to presenting, from budgeting to dealing with rejection, and from annual reports to interface design. Shaughnessy is a designer and consultant to various design studios. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Adrian Shaughnessy is a designer and writer. He co-founded the design company Intro and, since leaving in 2003, has worked as a consultant to various design studios and clients. He has lectured extensively on design and hosts the radio show "Graphic Design On The Radio".

Product Details

ISBN:
9781856695916
Subtitle:
A User's Manual
Author:
Shaughnessy, Adrian
Foreword by:
Bierut, Michael
Foreword:
Bierut, Michael
Author:
Shaughnessy, Adrian
Author:
Bierut, Michael
Publisher:
Laurence King Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20091021
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.60x7.40x1.20 in. 2.10 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18 up to 99

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Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Drafting
Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Drawing and Design
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Art Business Guides
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Graphic Design
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Style and Design
Computers and Internet » Desktop Publishing » General
History and Social Science » Law » Legal Guides and Reference
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Science and Mathematics » Electricity » General Electronics

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