Graphic Design Solutions

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Cengage Learning, Jul 26, 2000 - Art - 314 pages
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Graphic Design Solutions, 2E, now in full color, demystifies the design process by outlining step-by-step procedures readers can apply with confidence to solve their own design or advertising problems. Projects and exercises featured throughout the book are interactive, allowing readers to experience a design element, principle or application. Exercises included are a work out - an informal nudge that fosters a willingness to experiment. Projects develop hand as well as critical and visual thinking skills. New projects include web design, web logos, annual reports, branding and new portfolio projects. This edition also features new samples of works by master and contemporary designers and offers guidance on how to objectively assess and critique designs.
 

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A great resource for teachers in the Graphics field. This is a wonderful workbook with guided lessons for student to practice their developing skills for logos, branding, and beyond.

Contents

Fundamentals of Graphic Design
14
Overview of Graphic Design
44
Posters
142
Book Jackets and CD Covers
170
Packaging and Shopping Bags
186
Advertisements
218
Annual Reports
258
Web Design
264
The Portfolio and Job Search
272
Appendix A Graphic Design
286
Bibliography
300
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