Graphic Design Solutions

Author: Robin Landa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337671061

Category: Education

Page: 480

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GRAPHIC DESIGN SOLUTIONS, 6th EDITION, is the most comprehensive reference on graphic design for print and screen media. Author Robin Landa introduces principles of design and how they apply to the various graphic design disciplines, and major applications are explained and illustrated with professional work and diagrams. This text serves as a solid foundation for typographic design, advertising design and graphic design. In-depth coverage includes such topics as design principles, the design process, concept generation, branding and visual identity, design for web and mobile, package design, portfolio development, social media, ad campaigns and more. 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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Visual Design Solutions

Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals

Author: Connie Malamed

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118863569

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Enhance learners' interest and understanding with visual design for instructional and information products No matter what medium you use to deliver content, if the visual design fails, the experience falls flat. Meaningful graphics and a compelling visual design supercharge instruction, training, and presentations, but this isn't easy to accomplish. Now you can conquer your design fears and knowledge gaps with Visual Design Solutions: a resource for learning professionals seeking to raise the bar on their graphics and visual design skills. This informal and friendly book guides you through the process and principles used by professional graphic designers. It also presents creative solutions and examples that you can start using right away. Anyone who envisions, designs, or creates instructional or informational graphics will benefit from the design strategies laid out in this comprehensive resource. Written by Connie Malamed, an art educator and instructional designer, this book will help you tap into your creativity, design with intention, and produce polished work. Whereas most graphic design books focus on logos, packaging, and brochures, Visual Design Solutions focuses on eLearning, presentations, and performance support. Visual Design Solutions includes practical guidelines for making smart design choices, ways to create professional-looking products, and principles for successful graphics that facilitate learning. Ideal for instructional designers, trainers, presenters, and professors who want to advance from haphazard to intentional design, this book will help them realize their design potential. Gain the knowledge and confidence to design impressive, effective visuals for learning Increase learner comprehension and retention with visual strategies offered by an expert author Serves as a reference and a resource, with a wealth of examples for inspiration and ideas Addresses an intimidating topic in an informal, friendly style In four parts, the book provides a thorough overview of the design process and design concepts; explores space, image, and typography; and presents workable solutions for your most persistent and puzzling design problems. Get started and begin creating captivating graphics for your learners.
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Essential Graphic Design Solutions

Author: Robin Landa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285546210

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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The Idea of Design

Author: Victor Margolin,Richard Buchanan,Professor of Design Management & Information Systems George Richard Buchanan

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262631662

Category: Design

Page: 285

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An anthology of essays addressing the nature and practice of contemporary product and graphic design, selected from volumes four through nine of the international journal Design Issues. Themes include reflection on the nature of design, the meaning of products, and the place of design in world culture. Includes b & w photos and illustrations. c. Book News Inc.
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Flash Application Design Solutions

The Flash Usability Handbook

Author: Ka Wai Cheung,Craig Bryant

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1590595947

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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Flash Application Design Solutions shows you how to harness the power of ActionScript 2.0 and make the most of the improved design tools of Flash 8 to create usable, intuitive Flash interfaces. In this book, you’ll find a number of concrete Flash usability solutions that use elements such as navigation menus, data filtering, forms, content loaders, Flash liquid layouts, help tips, and many other features. You’ll learn how each of these solutions actually improves on what is possible with HTML and JavaScript. In each case, you’ll see how users interact with the website feature, and how it gives users the most intuitive, enjoyable experience possible while using your application. You’ll get a step-by-step analysis of how to program and build each solution, and how to make it scalable, maintainable, and reusable. The book concludes with a case study that showcases the solutions developed in the previous chapters, all working together in a single application. This example puts all the pieces together and highlights just how, with some thought and consideration, Flash can improve usability on the Web. This book is essential reading for all Flash designers and developers, from beginners seeking valid solutions to veteran Flashers looking for a fresh perspective on application design, interaction, and reusability.
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Beginning Database Design Solutions

Author: Rod Stephens

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470440520

Category: Computers

Page: 552

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The vast majority of software applications use relational databases that virtually every application developer must work with. This book introduces you to database design, whether you're a DBA or database developer. You'll discover what databases are, their goals, and why proper design is necessary to achieve those goals. Additionally, you'll master how to structure the database so it gives good performance while minimizing the chance for error. You will learn how to decide what should be in a database to meet the application's requirements.
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The Essential Persona Lifecycle: Your Guide to Building and Using Personas

Author: Tamara Adlin,John Pruitt

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 9780123814197

Category: Computers

Page: 240

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The Essential Persona Lifecycle: Your Guide to Building and Using Personas offers a practical guide to the creation and use of personas, which can help product designers, their team, and their organization become more user focused. This book is for people who just need to know what to do and what order to do it in. It is completely focused on practical tools and methods, without much explanation on why the particular tool or method is the right one. The book discusses the five phases of persona lifecycle: Family planning — Basic ideas and a few tools that will help one get organized Conception and gestation — Step-by-step instructions to move from assumptions to completed personas Birth and maturation — Strategic techniques to get the right information about ones personas out to ones your teammates at the right time Adulthood — Specific tools that will ensure that ones personas are used by the right people at the right times and in the right ways during the product development cycle Lifetime achievement and retirement — Basic ideas and a few tools to you measure the success of the persona effort and prepare for the next one Practical and immediately applicable how-to reference guide for building and using personas – from planning, creating, launching, evaluating, and determining ROI Invaluable guide that gives you a quick reference for incorporating personas into a product development process Features all the essential how-to material from its parent book, The Persona Lifecycle, as a quick, at your fingertips companion
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Product Life-Cycle Management

Geometric Variations

Author: Max Giordano,Luc Mathieu,François Villeneuve

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118587529

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

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This book gives a comprehensive view of the most recent majorinternational research in the field of tolerancing, and is anexcellent resource for anyone interested in Computer AidedTolerating. It is organized into 4 parts. Part 1 focuses on the more generalproblems of tolerance analysis and synthesis, for tolerancing inmechanical design and manufacturing processes. Part 2 specificallyhighlights the simulation of assembly with defects, and theinfluence of tolerances on the quality of the assembly. Part 3deals with measurement aspects, and quality control throughout thelife cycle. Different measurement technologies and methods forestimating uncertainty are considered. In Part 4, different aspectsof tolerancing and their interactions are explored, from thedefinition of functional requirement to measurement processes in aPLM approach.
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Practical Design Solutions and Strategies

Key Advice for Sound Construction from Fine Woodworking

Author: Fine Woodworking

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561583447

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 185

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A collection of classic, informative articles from Fine Woodworking magazine. This series is designed for easy reference and organized for quick access. All six volumes are highly practical and easy to use; together they form a cornerstone woodworking library.
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Visual Design on the Computer

Author: Wucius Wong,Benjamin Wong

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393730616

Category: Design

Page: 272

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The computer is in every design professional's studio and in everydesign classroom, the primary tool for those entering the field and forold hands alike. Visual Design on the Computer is designed for those who are seeking to learn the basics of two-dimensional design on the computer. The book approaches design from the computer perspective, and introduces a new visual language to tackle all basic design principles, without favoring any particular computer system or software. It covers techniques and methods commonly used in computer graphics, a review of draw and paint programs, as well as scanning, image-editing, and printing; the new edition includes color gradients, rasterization, the use of imported images, and basic color theory.
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