The Non-Designer's Design Book

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Peachpit Press, Feb 12, 2008 - Computers - 216 pages
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A lot has happened in the world of digital design since the first edition of this title was published, but one thing remains true: There is an ever-growing number of people attempting to design pages with no formal training. This book is the one place they can turn to find quick, non-intimidating, excellent design help from trusted design instructor Robin Williams. This revised classic--now in full color--includes a new section on the hot topic of Color itself. In The Non-Designer's Design Book, 3rd Editio n, Robin turns her attention to the basic principles that govern good design. Readers who follow her clearly explained concepts will produce more sophisticated and professional pages immediately. Humor-infused, jargon-free prose interspersed with design exercises, quizzes, and illustrations make learning a snap--which is just what audiences have come to expect from this best-selling author.

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I thought this was a very good read, especially for those of us who aren't trained designers but need to be able to understand a little bit about design and typography to be able to do our jobs more effectively! Read full review

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3.5/5 This was a very useful book for any educators that may want to teach multi-media or journalism courses. It's super accessible and covers the basic foundations of design needed for those courses ... Read full review

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Robin Williams is the author of dozens of best-selling and award-winning books, including The Non-Designer's D esign Book, The Non-Designer's Ty pe Book, The Little Mac Bo ok, Robin Williams Mac OS X B ook, Robin Williams Design Works hop, and Web Design Worksh op. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has influenced a generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, the Mac, desktop publishing, and the Web.

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