Graphic Design Solutions

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Cengage Learning, 2001 - Art - 314 pages
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Graphic Design Solutions, 2E, now in full color, demystifies the design process by outlining step-by-step procedures readers can apply with confidence to solve their own design or advertising problems. Projects and exercises featured throughout the book are interactive, allowing readers to experience a design element, principle or application. Exercises included are a work out - an informal nudge that fosters a willingness to experiment. Projects develop hand as well as critical and visual thinking skills. New projects include web design, web logos, annual reports, branding and new portfolio projects. This edition also features new samples of works by master and contemporary designers and offers guidance on how to objectively assess and critique designs.
  

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User Review  - David Scott - Goodreads

It was ok. It's definitely a textbook. And since I've never really dabbled in the artistic world, I guess I didn't really get the fact that it's really conceptual. I read about 200 pages and it never ... Read full review

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Contents

Fundamentals of Graphic Design
14
Overview of Graphic Design
44
Posters
142
Book Jackets and CD Covers
170
Packaging and Shopping Bags
186
Advertisements
218
Annual Reports
258
Web Design
264
The Portfolio and Job Search
272
Appendix A Graphic Design
286
Bibliography
300
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Robin Landa holds the title of Distinguished Professor in the Robert Busch School of Design at Kean University of New Jersey. She is included among the teachers that the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching calls the "great teachers of our time." Most recently, Landa was a finalist in the WALL STREET JOURNAL's Creative Leaders competition. Professor Landa has won numerous awards for design, writing, and teaching, and is the author of 12 published books about graphic design, branding, advertising, and creativity, including GRAPHIC DESIGN SOLUTIONS (Wadsworth/Cengage), ADVERTISING BY DESIGN (John Wiley & Sons), and DESIGNING BRAND EXPERIENCES (Wadsworth/Cengage).

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