How to Understand and Use Design and Layout

How to Understand and Use Design and Layout

Book - 2003
Rate this:
The new edition is basically a complete overhaul of the original, very popular edition. The design process is explored in incremental stages, taking one elemental at a time. Each section offers advice on methods and uses of self-assessment. Book is made up of 3 sections each with topics illustrated with 9-12 specifically-commissioned mini designs to show options, set exercises for reader and then self-critique and professional examples from around the world. Sections are: Basic design principles (60 pps) teaches ground rules of balance and harmony in design including basic design, typefaces, color Design decisions (36 pps) looks at areas of design and how each may be analyzed including initial brief & decisions, analysis of copy, analysis of imagery, analysis of results Design projects and categories (38 pps) showing how the principles have been applied including information design, text & display type, primarily display type This edition contains updated examples from international designers and design agencies and newly worked examples and projects to meet the needs of a younger generation designing in the new millennium. One added area of particular interest is the Internet, with examples and a project on home page and links design. The book is four-color throughout and has a completely new and modern design that focuses on style, clarity and ease of learning. Exercises have been devised to enable the reader to practice as they learn. Revised by David Dabner with Alan Swann's name still attached as primary author.
Publisher: Cincinnati : HOW Design Books, 2003
Edition: 2nd ed. --
ISBN: 9781581804355
1581804350
Branch Call Number: 659.132 Dab 2003
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)
Alternative Title: Design and layout

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number Get NoveList Reading Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at WPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top