How to Understand and Use Design and Layout: Understanding and Using Graphics

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Pavilion Books, Apr 24, 2003 - Design - 128 pages
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The function of design is to communicate – whether it's about a product, concept or company. Every designer faces the problem of how to choose the right combination of elements to communicate tjhe message in the most stylish, original and effective manner. With 'Design and Layout: Understanding and Using Graphics', find out exactly how design works and how you can produce professional finished pieces.

This stimulating book approaches the subject in two comprehensive sections. Section one looks at basic design principles. Section two translates these into practice. Including many professional examples and hundreds of illustrations, this is an accessible and enjoyable aid for professionals and beginners alike.

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There’s no escaping it. This is a book about graphic design. If you don’t think of yourself as a designer you may already be thinking that it’s not for you, but please read on . If you ever produce a ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

After Working in the print and design industry for several years as a typographer, Dave Dabner returned to academic life as a lecturer in design. He teaches at the renowned London College of Printing and is Course Director of the Higher National Diploma in Typographic Design. He is the author of How to Understand and Use Design and Layout.

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