The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

Front Cover
AVA Publishing, 2006 - Art - 288 pages
0 Reviews

The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design is a comprehensive guide to the numerous terms used within graphic design and associated disciplines.

Over 250 terms are explained and contextualized, with concise definitions accompanied by illustrations and examples taken from historical and contemporary graphic design.

The dictionary covers traditional practice and process terms as well as modern terminology. It also defines a wide variety of practical terms, such as Perfect binding, Deboss and Strikethrough, as well as movements and styles including Surrealism, Psychadelia and Postmodernism.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Dictionary
17
A
18
B
34
C
48
D
71
E
88
F
97
G
113
N
171
O
174
P
179
Q
202
R
203
S
218
T
246
V
263

H
125
I
132
J
142
K
143
L
146
M
156
W
267
X
269
Z
270
The Details
273
BACK COVER
289
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2006)

Gavin Ambrose is a practising graphic designer. His current commercial practice includes clients from the arts sector, publishers and advertising agencies. Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals on both sides of the Atlantic.

Bibliographic information