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Exploring the Elements of Design
Exploring the Elements of Design
by Poppy Evans
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Designed to prepare readers for success in graphic design, the third edition of EXPLORING THE ELEMENTS OF DESIGN has been completely updated to reflect the very latest in graphic design concepts and contemporary design work. With its straightforward... (read more)

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Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, and Students (Design Briefs)
Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, and Students (Design Briefs)
by Ellen Lupton
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The organization of letters on a blank sheet -- or screen -- is the most basic challenge facing anyone who practices design. What type of font to use? How big? How should those letters, words, and paragraphs be aligned, spaced, ordered, shaped, and... (read more)

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How to Boss Your Fonts Around
How to Boss Your Fonts Around
by Robin Williams
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This is the essential troubleshooting guide to taking control of fonts and learning to use them efficiently and effectively.... (read more)

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The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from Ideo, America's Leading Design Firm
The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from Ideo, America's Leading Design Firm
by Thomas Kelley and Jonathan Littman
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IDEO, the widely admired, award-winning design and development firm that brought the world the Apple mouse, Polaroid's I-Zone instant camera, the Palm V, and hundreds of other cutting-edge products and services, reveals its secrets for fostering a... (read more)

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The Graphic Designer's Guide to Pricing, Estimating, and Budgeting (Third Edition)
The Graphic Designer's Guide to Pricing, Estimating, and Budgeting (Third Edition)
by Theo Stephan Williams
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This helpful guide provides startup and experienced design business owners with dozens of useful, creative methods for achieving profitability. Updated throughout with additional material on time management, expanded coverage of Web and multimedia... (read more)

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Everything's a Text (11 Edition)
Everything's a Text (11 Edition)
by Dan Melzer
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A colorful and current reader, Everthhing's A Text captures our information age by utilizing mediums of print, visual, and digital text that students encounter daily. Students will view a range of texts from blogs to lyrics to advertisements to... (read more)

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Graphic Communications (5TH 10 Edition)
Graphic Communications (5TH 10 Edition)
by Z. A. Prust
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Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be... (read more)

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Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things
Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things
by Donald A Norman
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Did you ever wonder why cheap wine tastes better in fancy glasses? Why sales of Macintosh computers soared when Apple introduced the colorful iMac? New research on emotion and cognition has shown that attractive things really do work better, as Donald... (read more)

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Big Book of Design Ideas 3 (09 Edition)
Big Book of Design Ideas 3 (09 Edition)
by Carter
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The Big Book of Design Ideas 3 is the third of its kind. Like its predecessors, each piece in it was chosen for its ability to inspire others to create wonderful design. Full of hundreds of innovative ideas, this book can offer the impetus you need to... (read more)

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Design Basics (with Artexperience Online Printed Access Card)
Design Basics (with Artexperience Online Printed Access Card)
by David A Lauer
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Filled with hundreds of stunning examples of successful two dimensional design, this how-to book explains design theory and gives you the tools necessary so you can create successful designs yourself. Now accompanied by CourseMate, DESIGN BASICS presents... (read more)

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Brush Writing: Calligraphy Techniques for Beginners
Brush Writing: Calligraphy Techniques for Beginners
by Ryokushu Kuiseko
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A practical, modern approach to the ancient art of Sino-Japanese calligraphy, with 150 step-by-step illustrations and photographs that take you from the basic to the complex strokes.... (read more)

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The Calligrapher
The Calligrapher
by Edward Docx
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A modern tale of sexual mores and city life, Edward Docxs brilliant debut is a witty novel of spurned lovers, elaborately planned seduction, plotted revenge, and surprising secrets. Jasper Jackson is a rapacious heartbreaker who is greatly overdue for a... (read more)

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Grahipc Design in Context Typography (12 Edition)
Grahipc Design in Context Typography (12 Edition)
by Denise G. Crisp
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This book moves beyond the traditional rules-based approach by describing typography as a system of interrelated concerns heavily influenced by the contexts of audience, medium, and message. It presents the key visual and intellectual skills necessary to... (read more)

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Principals of Form and Design (93 Edition)
Principals of Form and Design (93 Edition)
by Wucius Wong
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An unprecedented package that gives readers the content of three important references by one of today's most influential design writers. This is a master class in the principles and practical fundamentals of design that will appeal to a broad audience of... (read more)

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Business of Design - With DVD (09 Edition)
Business of Design - With DVD (09 Edition)
by Joseph Desetto
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In a business climate that views creative work as one of the last sustainable competitive advantages, design students need to understand what awaits them once classes are over. The Business of Design enables designers and other creative professionals to... (read more)

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Design Through Discovery (6TH 94 Edition)
Design Through Discovery (6TH 94 Edition)
by Marjorie E. Bevlin
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An ideal choice for courses that combine the study of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art, this book presents an analysis of the elements and principles of design as they apply to various fields of human design.... (read more)

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Design Literacy
Design Literacy
by Steven Heller
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This update to the first book to provide explicit case histories of the successful marriage of form and content in graphic design explores more than 125 classic and contemporary works-30 of them brand new-explaining why they are aesthetically significant... (read more)

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What Is Graphic Design? (08 Edition)
What Is Graphic Design? (08 Edition)
by Quentin Newark
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This is the paperback version of the first title in our exciting and highly visual approach to the conventional graphic design handbook, defining graphic design in its broadest terms. The book deals with the vital issue of revisiting a contemporary... (read more)

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Designing With Type : a Basic Course in Typography (4TH 99 - Old Edition)
Designing With Type : a Basic Course in Typography (4TH 99 - Old Edition)
by James Craig
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The classic Designing with Type has been completely redesigned, with an updated format and full color throughout. New information and new images make this perennial best-seller an even more valuable tool for anyone interested in learning about typography.... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of Calligraphy Techniques: A Step-By-Step Visual Guide, with an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Works
The Encyclopedia of Calligraphy Techniques: A Step-By-Step Visual Guide, with an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Works
by Janet Mehigan
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Calligraphy is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, especially as many people now choose to create their own wedding invitations, birth announcements, and other cards, and to give them a special, personal touch. This is the ideal how-to guide for the... (read more)

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