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Graphic Design: New Basics (08 Edition)
Graphic Design: New Basics (08 Edition)
by Ellen Lupton
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How do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside thedesign annuals and monographs of other designers' work. For those looking to challenge the cut-and-paste mentality thereare few... (read more)

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Small Things Considered: Why There Is No Perfect Design
Small Things Considered: Why There Is No Perfect Design
by Henry Petroski
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Why has the durable paper shopping bag been largely replaced by its flimsy plastic counterpart? What circuitous chain of improvements led to such innovations as the automobile cup holder and the swiveling vegetable peeler? With the same relentless... (read more)

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Design Research: Methods and Perspectives
Design Research: Methods and Perspectives
by Brenda Laurel
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andlt;Pandgt;The tools of design research, writes Brenda Laurel, will allow designers "to claim and direct the power of their profession." Often neglected in the various curricula of design schools, the new models of design research described in this... (read more)

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Say It With Charts : Complete Toolkit - With CD (07 Edition)
Say It With Charts : Complete Toolkit - With CD (07 Edition)
by Gene Zelazny
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The Complete Do-It-Yourself Kit for Creating Powerful, Interactive Presentations Master presenter Gene Zelazny has shown thousands of professionals around the world how to design and deliver successful presentations. Now, he combines his bestselling Say... (read more)

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Launching the Imagination
Launching the Imagination
by Mary Stewart
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Launching the Imagination treats design as both a verb and a nounas both a process and a product. Design is deliberatea process of exploring multiple solutions and choosing the most promising option. Through an immersion in 2-D, 3-D, and 4-D concepts... (read more)

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Design History : Student's Handbook (87 Edition)
Design History : Student's Handbook (87 Edition)
by Hazel Conway
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Hazel Conway introduces the student new to the subject to different areas of design history and shows some of the ways in which it can be studied and some of its delights and difficulties. No background knowledge of design history, art or architecture is... (read more)

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The Elements of Graphic Design: Space, Unity, Page Architecture, and Type
The Elements of Graphic Design: Space, Unity, Page Architecture, and Type
by Alex White
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Approach page design in a revolutionary new way! Unlike other graphic design books, The Elements of Graphic Designreveals the secrets of successful graphic design from the unique perspective of the pages “white space.” With the help of... (read more)

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Typographic Design in the Digital Studio : Application Skills Modules -with DVD (07 Edition)
Typographic Design in the Digital Studio : Application Skills Modules -with DVD (07 Edition)
by David Amdur
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In this two-book set, each lesson in typography is paired with a companion lesson in a sequenced introduction to the digital tools of design production. This combination allows the student to put theory directly into practice.... (read more)

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Design : Very Short Introduction (05 Edition)
Design : Very Short Introduction (05 Edition)
by John Heskett
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Design touches virtually every aspect of our lives, imbuing the most humdrum of objects with meaning. In Toothpicks and Logos, John Heskett illuminates a subject as vast and complex as human life itself, ranging from the earliest found implements in our... (read more)

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Thinking in Type : the Practical Philosophy of Typography (05 Edition)
Thinking in Type : the Practical Philosophy of Typography (05 Edition)
by Alex W. White
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With this visually stunning primer, designers will develop the skills and vision to produce truly innovative, eye-catching type design. All of the basics about type design are covered and in-depth information is provided on more advanced topics such as... (read more)

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Information Visualization (3RD 13 Edition)
Information Visualization (3RD 13 Edition)
by Colin Ware
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Information Visualization: Perception for Design is a comprehensive guide to what the science of human perception tells us about how we should display information. The human brain is a super-computer for finding patterns in information. Our understanding... (read more)

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Looking Closer #01: Looking Closer: Critical Writings on Graphic Design
Looking Closer #01: Looking Closer: Critical Writings on Graphic Design
by Michael Bierut
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Looking Closer is a collection of the best contemporary writing about graphic design, including theoretical, practical, business-oriented, philosophical, and humorous essays. Selected by a prestigious editorial committee composed of Michael Bierut... (read more)

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Graphic Design for Nondesigners: Essential Knowledge, Tips, and Tricks, Plus 20 Step-By-Step Projects for the Design Novice
Graphic Design for Nondesigners: Essential Knowledge, Tips, and Tricks, Plus 20 Step-By-Step Projects for the Design Novice
by Tony Seddon
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Not a graphic designer? Not a problem! Whether the project's a birthday card, a poster, or a flier, Graphic Design for Nondesigners is here to help. Twenty step-by-step projects for designing everything from Web sites to business cards to T-shirts are... (read more)

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Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces
Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces
by Philip Meggs
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Specimens of 38 of the finest type families in the world are brought together in Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces, making it an invaluable reference tool for graphic designers, editors, art directors, production managers, desktop publishers... (read more)

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Design Writing Research : Writing on Graphic Design (99 Edition)
Design Writing Research : Writing on Graphic Design (99 Edition)
by Ellen Lupton
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Design Writing Research is a highly acclaimed critical study of graphic design and typography. Authoritative and beautifully produced, it is invaluable for anyone interested in the art and history of books, advertising and in theories of visual and... (read more)

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Graphic Design Sources
Graphic Design Sources
by Kenneth J Hiebert
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With clear explanations and hundreds of revealing illustrations, the author of GRAPHIC DESIGN PROCESSES continues to discuss and demonstrate the process of design creation and how inventive graphic design inspiration arises from diverse sources. Hiebert... (read more)

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Japanese Calligraphy
Japanese Calligraphy
by Yuuko Suzuki
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Contains clear, concise instructions, calligraphy and inspirational ideas that can be developed into original artworks.... (read more)

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The Nature of Design
The Nature of Design
by Peg Faimon
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Let the world be your guide to design principles Get a jolt of inspiration mixed with classic design principles The Nature of Design teaches you the fundamentals of design illustrated through images from everyday life. The principles and elements of... (read more)

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History of Modern Design (04 Edition)
History of Modern Design (04 Edition)
by David Raizman
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The first book of its kind, Raizman's History of Modern Design offers a gorgeously illustrated survey of the applied arts and industrial design from the eighteenth century to present day, covering furniture, metal, glass, ceramics, fashion, appliances... (read more)

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Design History: An Anthology (Design Issues Reader)
Design History: An Anthology (Design Issues Reader)
by Dennis P Doordan
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Design history has emerged in recent years as a significant field of scholarly research and critical reflection. With their interest in the conceptualization, production, and consumption of objects (large and small, unique or multiple, anonymous or... (read more)

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