Graphic Design: A User's Manual
This book offers students, novice designers, and battle-toughened professionals alike an insider's guide to the complexities of current graphic design practice and thinking.
It contains all you need to know to survive and prosper in the complex, ever-shifting world of graphic design. Set out in A-Z style and written in a realistic, conversational, and insightful way, the book provides advice on the fundamental topics and issues that face designers in their daily lives. It looks at everything from kerning to presenting, from budgeting to dealing with rejection, from annual reports to interface design.
Adrian Shaughnessy, author of the best-selling How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul, is himself a successful designer, and brings a wealth of experience to this very useful and entertaining book.
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Review: Graphic Design: A User's ManualUser Review - Roberto Balderas - Goodreads
I absolutely enjoyed reading this book. It's sharp and clear without jargon or stuffy, condescending phrases. The author touches down on almost all aspects of design with smart writing infused with ... Read full review
Review: Graphic Design: A User's ManualUser Review - Claire Roth - Goodreads
In all fairness, I had never before heard the name Adrian Shaughnessy, but as it appears, he is the author of eight books on the subject of graphic design. Moreover, he has learned the magnificent ... Read full review