Basic design 6: Print and Finish / Edition 1

Basic design 6: Print and Finish / Edition 1

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 2940373426

ISBN-13: 9782940373420

Pub. Date: 11/01/2006

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

How can printing and finishing techniques be used to enhance graphic design? Basics Design: Print and Finish explores that question in depth, with complete information that will be valuable to both graphic-design students and practicing designers.

 

Concepts such as color building, reversing out, tints, shades, gradients, halftones, and computer

Overview

How can printing and finishing techniques be used to enhance graphic design? Basics Design: Print and Finish explores that question in depth, with complete information that will be valuable to both graphic-design students and practicing designers.

 

Concepts such as color building, reversing out, tints, shades, gradients, halftones, and computer-to-plate printing are all explained fully, with visual examples for each. Thermography, debossing, embossing, die cutting, varnishing, and other techniques are also covered in detail, with illustrations. Examples from top design studios illuminate the text and inspire readers to use these print and finish techniques in their own work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782940373420
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
11/01/2006
Series:
Basics Design Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

How to get the most out of this book

 

CHAPTER ONE: SUBSTRATES
Paper types Unusual substrates Imposition Tip-ins Duplexing

 

Letterpress Silk screen Flock Thermography Lino Hot metal Deckle edge Fore-edge printing Book detailing

 

Varnishes Diecuts Folding Embossing and debossing Foils Lamination Deckle edge Book detailing

 

CHAPTER FOUR: PRODUCTION

Plates Print order Overprinting Tints Duotones Rastors and Vectors

 

CHAPTER FIVE: BINDING

Binding guide Canadian Wiro Concertina Roll fold

 

Identity Packaging Use of special colours

 

Conclusion

Glossary

Acknowledgements

 

 

 

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