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This in-depth guide explores the essential technical aspects of key areas of print and screen-based design, including type and typography, color, imaging, layout, and printing skills necessary to bring design to a professional standard.
The Designer's Desktop Manual explores, topic by topic, the essential technical aspects of key areas of print and screen-based design: type and typography; color; imaging; layout; and printing, from the most basic, introductory techniques and principles, to more advanced preactices, via step-by-step projects and inspirational examples. This in depth guide offers insight into the technological issues and step-by-step skills needed to bring design to a professional standard. Readers will also find historical background on key topics, allowing them to put up-to-date techniques into context with the evolution of design.