Graphic Design: The New Basics

Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

Author: Ellen Lupton,Jennifer Cole Phillips

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1616894555

Category: Design

Page: 264

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Our bestselling introduction to graphic design is now available in a revised and updated edition. In Graphic Design: The New Basics, bestselling author Ellen Lupton (Thinking with Type, Type on Screen) and design educator Jennifer Cole Phillips explain the key concepts of visual language that inform any work of design, from logo or letterhead to a complex website. Through visual demonstrations and concise commentary, students and professionals explore the formal elements of twodimensional design, such as point, line, plane, scale, hierarchy, layers, and transparency. This revised edition replaces sixty-four pages of the original publication with new content, including new chapters on visualizing data, typography, modes of representation, and Gestalt principles, and adds sixteen pages of new student and professional work covering such topics as working with grids and designing with color.
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Graphic Design

The New Basics

Author: Ellen Lupton,Jennifer Cole Phillips

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568987026

Category: Design

Page: 247

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This guide aims to move students away from a cut-and-paste mentality and refocus design instruction on the fundamentals of form (starting from such basics as point and line) in a critical, rigorous way informed by contemporary media, theory and software systems.
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Type on Screen

A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Developers, and Students

Author: Ellen Lupton,Maryland Institute College of Art

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 161689346X

Category: Design

Page: 208

View: 6238

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The long awaited follow-up to our all-time bestseller Thinking with Type is here. Type on Screen is the definitive guide to using classic typographic concepts of form and structure to make dynamic compositions for screen-based applications. Covering a broad range of technologies—from electronic publications and websites to videos and mobile devices—this hands-on primer presents the latest information available to help designers make critical creative decisions, including how to choose typefaces for the screen, how to style beautiful, functional text and navigation, how to apply principles of animation to text, and how to generate new forms and experiences with code-based operations. Type on Screen is an essential design tool for anyone seeking clear and focused guidance about typography for the digital age.
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Design is Storytelling

Author: Ellen Lupton

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

ISBN: 9781942303190

Category: Design

Page: 159

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A playbook for creative thinking, created for contemporary students and practitioners working across the fields of graphic design, product design, service design and user experience. Design is Storytelling is a guide to thinking and making created for contemporary students and practitioners working across the fields of graphic design, product design, service design, and user experience. By grounding narrative concepts in fresh, concrete examples and demonstrations, this compelling book provides designers with tools and insights for shaping behaviour and engaging users. Compact, relevant and richly illustrated, the book is written with a sense of humour and a respect for the reader's time and intelligence. Design is Storytelling unpacks the elements of narrative into a fun and useful toolkit, bringing together principles from literary criticism, narratology, cognitive science, semiotics, phenomenology and critical theory to show how visual communication mobilizes instinctive biological processes as well as social norms and conventions. The book uses 250 illustrations to actively engage readers in the process of looking and understanding. This lively book shows how designers can use the principles of storytelling and visual thinking to create beautiful, surprising and effective outcomes. Although the book is full of practical advice for designers, it will also appeal to people more broadly involved in branding, marketing, business and communication.
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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

View: 7797

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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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Thinking with Type

A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students

Author: Ellen Lupton

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1616893508

Category: Design

Page: 176

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Our all-time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged capitals, as well as information on captions, font licensing, mixing typefaces, and hand lettering. Throughout the book, visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form--what the rules are and how to break them. Thinking with Type is a type book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words. The popular companion website to Thinking with Type (www.thinkingwithtype.com.) has been revised to reflect the new material in this second edition.
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Exploring Materials

Creative Design for Everyday Objects

Author: Inna Alesina,Ellen Lupton

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568987682

Category: Design

Page: 208

View: 9853

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This book is an action-oriented, accessible guide to design thinking that addresses both the how and why of product design. It encourages designers to look beyond the abstraction of pure forms or the whimsy of virtual objects, and instead to make and test real objects in a studio environment.--[book cover]
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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 Design Basics

Author: Amy E. Arntson

Publisher: Harcourt College Pub

ISBN: 9780030554834

Category: Design

Page: 228

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A market-leading text, GRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS continues to showcase some of the best work from all areas of design. The text combines history, current technology, and design principles to give a rich, well-rounded view of this ever-evolving field. Programs without a design history class will benefit from the emphasis on visuals from the history of design, while more comprehensive programs will be pleased to find information relevant to current studio practice. This edition brings new and up-to-date information about computer graphics, including a guide to generating successful files for electronic pre-press.
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