Essential Graphic Design Solutions

Author: Robin Landa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285085221

Category: Art

Page: 256

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ESSENTIAL GRAPHIC DESIGN SOLUTIONS features PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF GRAPHIC DESIGN, of the bestseller, GRAPHIC DESIGN SOLUTIONS, to provide a focused study of design basics. Covering print and screen media, this book examines conceiving, visualizing and composing solutions to design problems with a comprehensive examination of typography; a broader investigation of creativity and concept generation; visualization and color; an updated timeline; an online chapter about building a Portfolio and the job search; and more. Providing excellent illustrations of historical, modern and contemporary design, this book is a great resource. Now available to accompany this edition, CourseMate with eBook brings concepts to life with projects, videos of designers in the field, and portfolio-building tools. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Graphic Design Solutions

Author: Robin Landa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113394552X

Category: Art

Page: 448

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Graphic Design Solutions is the most comprehensive, how-to reference on graphic design and typography. Covering print and interactive media, this book examines conceiving, visualizing and composing solutions to design problems, such as branding, logos, web design, posters, book covers, advertising, and more. Excellent illustrations of historical, modern and contemporary design are integrated throughout. The Fifth Edition includes expanded and updated coverage of screen media, including mobile, tablet, desktop web, and motion as well as new interviews, showcases, and case studies; new diagrams and illustrations; a broader investigation of creativity and concept generation; visualization and color; and an updated timeline. Accompanying this edition, CourseMate with eBook brings concepts to life with projects, videos of designers in the field, and portfolio-building tools. Additional online-only chapters—Chapters 14 through 16--are available in PDF format on the student and instructor resource sites for this title, accessed via CengageBrain.com; search for this book, then click on the “Free Materials” tab. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Packaging

An essential guide for implementing effective package design solutions

Author: Grip

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1610589521

Category: Design

Page: 192

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DIVBest Practices for Graphic Designers, Packaging, takes you through the entire packaging process from strategy and concept development, through choosing the right materials, naming systems, studying the competition, surveying the shelf landscape and more. Gain strategic insights on all aspects of package design. From starting with a blank slate all the way up to a finished product, this informative guide to all-things-packaging covers the steps of implementation of packaging design, utilizing a variety of case studies and examples, including practical real-world information about client and vendor interaction./divDIV /divDIVWith more than a decade of package design under their belts, Grip has worked with clients big and small to help them with their branding and packaging needs and increasing their bottom line. They bring their real world experience straight to you in this must-have reference./div
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Graphic Design School

The Principles and Practice of Graphic Design

Author: David Dabner,Sandra Stewart,Abbie Vickress

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111934316X

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

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By providing practical advice on all aspects of graphic design—from understanding basics to developing original concepts to creating finished designs—Graphic Design School allows students to develop core competencies while understanding how these fundamentals translate into new and evolving media. With examples from web, app, social media, magazines, websites and book, the Sixth Edition provides an overview of the visual communications profession. A brand-new section on User Experience and User Interface Design, covers topics essential to layout while heavily updated chapters on Designing for the Web and Mobile Apps tackle the latest technology and problem solving tools needed to succeed. Topics covered include: color, typographic rules and typefaces, coding requirements, information architecture, file organization, web design and layout, mobile device composition, app design, CMS, designing for social media, and SEO. Includes full color illustrations throughout the book, as well as case studies, designer biographies, and student assignments for testing skills and concepts.
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Graphic Design Essentials

Skills, Software, and Creative Solutions

Author: Joyce Walsh Macario

Publisher: Laurence King

ISBN: 9781856695992

Category: Adobe Illustrator (Computer file)

Page: 192

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Creating effective, eye-catching designs and layouts is a matter of both inspiration and practical know-how. This book integrates clear explanations of the concepts behind great design with instruction in the use of the core software packages - Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign. It helps beginner learn the essentials of graphic design.
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Basics Graphic Design 02: Design Research

Investigation for Successful Creative Solutions

Author: Neil Leonard,Gavin Ambrose

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411743

Category: Design

Page: 200

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Design Research is a stimulating introduction to essential research concepts and terminology with practical briefs and 200+ images of successful design projects.
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Graphic Designer's Essential Reference

Visual Elements, Techniques, and Layout Strategies for Busy Designers

Author: Timothy Samara

Publisher: Rockport Pub

ISBN: 159253743X

Category: Design

Page: 248

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DIVA good designer, like a good chef, is aware not only of how each ingredient is similar or different, but also which delivers one message in contrast to another, which will combine to create experiences that are harmonious or jarring, financial, medical, or industrial. By comparing the designer to a chef, author Timothy Samara, walks readers through the ingredients, tools, and techniques it takes to create successful design recipes. This book is broken into easy-to-follow sections, including basic design techniques, graphic ingredients, and projects recipes. The Graphic Ingredients section is categorized into four groups: Pictorial Staples, Chromatic Flavors, Typographic Confections, and Spatial Presentations. Once the basic design techniques and ingredients are established, the author demonstrates how to concoct delectable design recipes. Graphic Designer's Essential Reference is an inspirational resource that all graphic designers should keep by their workspace for handy reference./div
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Design Elements, Using Images to Create Graphic Impact

A Graphic Style Manual for Effective Image Solutions in Graphic Design

Author: Aaris Sherin

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1610586271

Category: Design

Page: 168

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Imagery is powerful and evocative. It is one of the most important cornerstones of successful visual communication, and working with imagery is a vital skill for every designer. This authoritative book shows how successful sourcing, creation, and use of imagery can be applied to professional graphic design. As a new addition to the Design Elements series, this essential volume covers when, where, and how to use imagery and explores the unique power images have over an audience. In these pages, you'll learn: - How to choose the best photos and illustrations for a project - The most effective ways to alter images - Composition techniques - Strategies for sourcing images on a tight budget - And more With eye-opening examples of real-world projects, Design Elements, Using Images to Create Graphic Impact is filled with valuable tips and practical strategies for using imagery to create memorable and effective design.
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