Becoming a Graphic Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design / Edition 1

Becoming a Graphic Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design / Edition 1

by Steven Heller, Teresa Fernandes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471292990

ISBN-13: 9780471292999

Pub. Date: 06/28/1999

Publisher: Wiley

Here is the completely updated guide to today's graphic design careers -- a clear and concise survey of the design field, from major design industries to design disciplines. Filled with interviews and advice from leading designers, it covers interactive design, information design, motion, educational training, portfolio preparation, getting a job, and much more.  See more details below

Overview

Here is the completely updated guide to today's graphic design careers -- a clear and concise survey of the design field, from major design industries to design disciplines. Filled with interviews and advice from leading designers, it covers interactive design, information design, motion, educational training, portfolio preparation, getting a job, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471292999
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.41(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface6
Introduction: So You Want to Become a Graphic Designer?8
How I Became a Graphic Designer18
Section 1Design Specialties24
Editorial28
Corporate Design52
Book Design70
Music/Record Design92
Information Design106
Advertising111
Environmental126
Interactivity140
What Do You Look For?172
Motion174
Type and Lettering212
Advice To Designers228
Section 2Design Businesses232
Freelancers234
Small Studio235
Partnerships236
Medium Firm246
Large Firm250
On Personal Style272
Section 3Design Options276
Crossing Disciplines280
Entrepreneurs290
Authorship298
Major Influences300
Section 4Design Education304
Undergraduate307
Graduate309
Continuing Education311
List of Schools324
The Future of Graphic Design328
AppendixResource Guide332
Bibliography: Recommended Reading335
Index: Designers336

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