Designer's Guide to Color 5

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Chronicle Books, Nov 2, 2006 - Art - 128 pages
With over 500,000 copies sold in this popular series, the Designer's Guide to Color collection now boasts a fifth title. Using an abundance of color combinations and shapes, Designer's Guide to Color 5 contains extensive descriptions for creating colors that convey emotions or impressions, and acts as a guide for making up new ones. Each color combination includes a description of the density of colors, showing tint percentages for printing. Ranging from earthy color combinations that give the impression of autumn, and cool, metallic combinations that suggest modern, to deep, vivid tones that convey elegance, this volume is an indispensable reference for designers, as well as for those working with advertising, packaging, fashion, interior design, fabric design, or illustration—literally anyone making a color choice.

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JAPANESE STYLE 88
18
STRONG
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SPORTY
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James Stockton (San Francisco) is a graphic designer whose firm designs and produces trade books, text books for all ages and educational materials, Jeanne Allen (Berkeley, California and Kyoto, Japan) is co-owner of the fashion design firm Jeanne-Marc.

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