Becoming a Graphic Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design

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Wiley, Apr 15, 2002 - Architecture - 336 pages
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Up-to-date profiles of today’s career opportunities in graphic design–a new edition of the successful guid

This user-friendly guide offers a clear and comprehensive review of the types of careers available to today’s graphic designers. Drawing on years of experience at the top of the field, Steven Heller covers the major design industries–from architecture and industrial design to television, film, and publishing–as well as advertising, corporate, editorial, and other key design disciplines. This edition has been fully updated to address the latest developments in the field, including the evolving digital design disciplines that are creating some of today’s hottest job opportunities. Complete with dozens of interviews with leading graphic designers and more than 600 striking illustrations, Becoming a Graphic Designer is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in launching–or revitalizing–a graphic design career

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Steven Heller is the Art Director of the New York Times Book Review and cochair of the MFA/design program at the School of Visual Arts. He is the author of over 80 books on design and popular culture.
Teresa Fernandes is a publications designer and art director.

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