Design Basics for Creative Results

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Adams Media, Jun 12, 2003 - Art - 144 pages
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Create designs that will stand the test of time!

To maximize the power of your good ideas, use time-tested design principles that work! Design Basics for Creative Results, 2nd Edition highlights the fundamental elements of design while showcasing their spectacular visual execution.

Through informative tutorials and illuminating exercises, award-winning designer Bryan L. Peterson shows you how to express and anchor your concept with the design elements of line, type, shape, texture, balance, contrast, unity, color and value. He also provides a bounty of exceptional examples from some of the world's top designers that show these elements in action.

These are the rules you need to succeed, whether you're a savvy designer with years of experience or a student just starting out. Read them; learn and use them to make your work extraordinary!

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User Review  - karenmerguerian - LibraryThing

An overview of the basic elements of graphic design, with an emphasis on design for print--although it's all applicable to design for screens as well. Overall I had some doubts about the organization ... Read full review


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