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A Typographic Workbook

Author : Kate Clair
ISBN : 9781118399880
Genre : Design
File Size : 26. 64 MB
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Lavishly illustrated with more than 450 images, A Typographic Workbook, Second Edition explains the process successful designers use to select, space, and creatively integrate fonts. This essential text demonstrates the use of type as a dynamic and expressive communication tool. This edition provides new and updated coverage of a broad range of topics–from a logical, clear historical overview of the craft to the latest digital technologies. Known for its highly interactive format, this Second Edition continues to include helpful review questions and multiple-choice quizzes, as well as many new projects and skill-building exercises that help readers immediately apply what they have learned. A Typographic Workbook, Second Edition is a valuable professional resource for working designers and an indispensable training tool for graphic design students.

A Typographic Workbook

Author : Kate Clair
ISBN : UOM:39015055918679
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 25. 29 MB
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Quickly master the concepts and skills you need to successfully design with type a typographic WORKBOOK To help you gain a deeper understanding of the effects produced by various fonts and typographic techniques, designer Kate Clair takes you on a fascinating tour of the innovative potential of type. Extensive visual examples illustrate the use of type as an expressive communication tool. From selecting the right font, to spacing it, to the creative integration of fonts, she explains the decisions made by successful designers. At the same time, she provides step-by-step guidance and numerous practice exercises that help you develop the confidence and skills needed to put that knowledge to work in your own designs. In addition, a detailed history of type is included. A valuable professional resource for working designers and an indispensable training tool for graphic design students, A Typographic Workbook features: * A historical overview of type and typographic technologies * In-depth explanations of the formal qualities of different typefaces * Skill-building exercises and projects to sharpen your skills * Quizzes and review questions that help you gauge your progress * An overview of computer terms and principles

A Typographic Workbook

Author : Cynthia Busic-Snyder
ISBN : 0470137614
Genre : Design
File Size : 89. 97 MB
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The third edition of this best selling typography textbook has been fully revised for clarity and cohesiveness of content. Review questions and the use of sidebars highlight important learning objectives for each chapter. Supplementary instructor materials like student worksheets and sample discussion topics build on the book's content to create a rich classroom learning experience.

Typography Workbook

Author : Timothy Samara
ISBN : 9781616735890
Genre : Design
File Size : 26. 83 MB
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DIVThe Typography Workbook provides an at-a-glance reference book for designers on all aspects of type. The book is part of Rockport's popular Workbook series of practical and inspirational workbooks that cover all the fundamental areas of the graphic design business. This book presents an abundance of information on type - the cornerstone of graphic design - succinctly and to the point, so that designers can get the information they need quickly and easily. Whereas many other books on type are either very technical or showcase oriented, this book offers ideas and inspiration through hundreds of real-life projects showing successful, well-crafted usage of type. The book also offers a variety of other content, including choosing fonts, sizes, and colors; incorporating text and illustrations; avoiding common mistakes in text usage; and teaching rules by which to live (and work) by. /div

Typography Referenced

Author : Jason Tselentis
ISBN : 9781610582056
Genre : Design
File Size : 76. 2 MB
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Typography, Referenced is the single most comprehensive volume covering every aspect of typography that any design student, professional designer, or design aficionado needs to know today. In these pages, you'll find: —Thousands of illustrated examples of contemporary usage in design —Historical developments from Greek lapidary letters to the movie Helvetica —Landmark designs turning single letters into typefaces —Definitions of essential type-specific language, terms, ideas, principles, and processes —Ways technology has influenced and advanced type —The future of type on the web, mobile devices, tablets, and beyond In short, Typography, Referenced is the ultimate source of typographic information and inspiration, documenting and chronicling the full scope of essential typographic knowledge and design from the beginnings of moveable type to the present "golden age" of typography.

Layout Workbook

Author : Kristin Cullen
ISBN : 9781592533527
Genre : Computers
File Size : 71. 43 MB
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New in Paperback! An inspired resource for creating excellent layouts Layout Workbook is one of five volumes in Rockport's series of practical and inspirational workbooks that cover the fundamental areas of the graphic design business. In this edition, author Kristin Cullen tackles the often perplexing job of nailing down a layout that works. More than a collection of great examples of layout, this book is an invaluable resource for students, designers, and creative professionals who seek design understanding and inspiration. The book illuminates the broad category of layout, communicating specifically what it takes to design with excellence. It also addresses the heart of design-the how and why of the creative process. Cullen approaches layout with a series of step-by-step fundamental chapters (a "how-to" of layout) addressing topics such as The Function of Design, Inspiration, The Design Process, Intuition, Structure and Organization, The Interaction of Visual Elements, Typography, and Design Analysis. The book offers inspirational quotations and a unique, progressive design that truly reflects its content.

The Art Of Typography

Author : Martin Solomon
ISBN : 0881081191
Genre : Art
File Size : 60. 83 MB
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Basic Typography

Author : James P. DeLuca
ISBN : OCLC:12255903
Genre : Printing
File Size : 70. 66 MB
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Pdw Publication Design Workbook

Author : Timothy Samara
ISBN : 9781592531707
Genre : Design
File Size : 68. 48 MB
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"The work included provides a dynamic cross section of the publicly consumed reading material available today. The startling breadth of subject matter, informational complexity, creative effort, and visual diversity illustrate the challenges that publication designers face everyday. Through close-up examinations of beautiful and effective design solutions and the comprehensive and accessible workshop-style format, readers will develop a clear understanding of necessary, and often elusive, design principles. Fundamentals of form and content are clearly demonstrated with the aid of diagrams, making this the most complete book for designers on applied publication design principles."--BOOK JACKET.

Design Elements Typography Fundamentals

Author : Kristin Cullen
ISBN : 9781592537679
Genre : Design
File Size : 55. 27 MB
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Explore the fundamentals of typography with this practical new guide. An instructional reader rather than historical survey, Design Elements: Typography Fundamentals uses well-founded, guiding principles to teach the language of type and how to use it capably. Designers are left with a solid ground on which to design with type. Limitless potential for meaningful and creative communication exists—this is the field guide for the journey!

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