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The Idea of Design (Design Issues Reader)
The Idea of Design (Design Issues Reader)
by Victor Margolin
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The Idea of Design is an anthology of essays that addresses the nature and practice of product design and graphic design in the contemporary world. The essays, selected from volumes 4-9 of the international journal Design Issues, focus on three themes... (read more)

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Design Basics - Text Only (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
Design Basics - Text Only (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
by David A. Lauer
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DESIGN BASICS is a best-selling text for the two-dimensional design course. DESIGN BASICS presents art fundamentals concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular... (read more)

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Non-designer's Design and Type Book,  Deluxe Edition (08 Edition)
Non-designer's Design and Type Book, Deluxe Edition (08 Edition)
by Robin Williams
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Design and typographic insights from the author of The Non-Designer’s book series (over 700,000 copies in print!) This book offers decades of experience from one of the greatest computer book authors. Here in one volume, Robin Williams has joined... (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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Design Principles and Problems (2ND 96 Edition)
Design Principles and Problems (2ND 96 Edition)
by Paul Zelanski
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This comprehensive text is now updated and includes equitable coverage of fine and commercial art. Media and methods span from the traditional to computer design, and a global emphasis reveals the design solutions seen around the world. The critiquing... (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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Launching the Imagination, 3D (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
Launching the Imagination, 3D (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
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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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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Performance Studies: An Introduction
Performance Studies: An Introduction
by Richard Schechner
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In this second edition, the author opens with a discussion of important developments in the discipline. His closing chapter, 'Global and Intercultural Performance', is completely rewritten in light of the post-9/11 world. Fully revised chapters with new... (read more)

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Introduction To Design (2ND 09 Edition)
Introduction To Design (2ND 09 Edition)
by Alan Pipes
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This book covers two dimensional design (basic design fundamentals) and is geared toward first-year undergraduates in fine art and design.  A comprehensive, well illustrated introduction to the basic principles underlying all of the two-dimensional... (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 (09 Edition)
Graphic Design for Nondesigners (09 Edition)
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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The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design
The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design
by Debbie Rose Myers
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Create a first-rate portfolio that gets attention! The best way to tell a prospective client or employer about your talent and experience is to let your work speak for itself! The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design presents step-by-step... (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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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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