The Bare Bones of Advertising Print Design is an ideal handbook for beginning designers and students of advertising design/layout and desktop publishing. Robyn Blakeman dissects the creative process one piece at a time, giving a step-by-step guide to the use and design of advertising in both magazines and newspapers. This friendly, concise, and well-illustrated book is an invaluable resource that new designers and ad design students will refer to time and again for tips on creative and effective print ads.
Looking for a book to help your publication's advertising staff? The Bare Bones of Advertising Print Design is a good addition to the staff bookshelf. From start to finish, Robyn Blakeman takes us through the creative process, from beginning design to specific publications; to problems and techniques.... The Bare Bones is an easy to read, stripped down, in-your-face 'how to' design book.
Robyn Blakeman promises the 'bare bones' of print design . . . and that's exactly what she delivers. Her concise mix of design principles, executional guidelines, and production techniques offers novice designers everything they need to create their own attractive and effective print ads.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1 Design and the Advertising Process Chapter 3 2 The Main Ingredient to Great Design Chapter 4 3 The Many Stages of Design Chapter 5 4 The Page, Problems, and Solutions Chapter 6 5 What I Need to Know About Type Chapter 7 6 Newspaper: What's the Big Design Deal? Chapter 8 7 A Look at Each Element as a Design Element Chapter 9 8 Putting the Pieces in Place Chapter 10 9 Let's Give It a Try Chapter 11 10 Magazine: What's the Big Design Deal? Chapter 12 11 A Look at Each Component as a Design Element Chapter 13 12 Putting the Pieces in Place Chapter 14 13 Digital Prepress Chapter 15 14 Let's Give It a Try