Design Evolution (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

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Presents diverse, international, in-depth case studies.

While there are many books showcasing graphic design work, few present in-depth projects, exploring concept, designerÆs strategy, visual problem-solving, and specifics, illustrating the concrete use of design principles to achieve intended communication goals. As a result, readers are often left with only a surface understanding of how a project might have evolved or how the visual aspects...

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Design Evolution (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

Presents diverse, international, in-depth case studies.

While there are many books showcasing graphic design work, few present in-depth projects, exploring concept, designerÆs strategy, visual problem-solving, and specifics, illustrating the concrete use of design principles to achieve intended communication goals. As a result, readers are often left with only a surface understanding of how a project might have evolved or how the visual aspects of its design are brought together to convey its intended message.

The case studies in Design Evolution comprehensively demonstrate the real-world application of visual principles discussed in a more formal, educational context. Readers will understand how the principles for image, layout, type, and color explored in volume 1, Design Elements, work in combination, to execute the overall solutions showcased in this volume.

The depth and range of content presented in these case studies distinguishes this book from all others in the design showcase genre -- offering readers a chance to not only be inspired by the quality and innovation of showcased projects, but to understand how they were realized.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616736477
  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 40 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2008

    Indispensible rules

    A friend had a copy of this book sitting on his desk. At his recommendation, I took one look at the 20 rules and knew I had to have it. I went out and bought it the next day. No disappointments! Especially if you're just starting out in design, this will give you some essential principles and clear examples for approaching design intelligently and making good design choices. If you're an experienced designer 'as I would consider myself' this book provides an opportunity to stop and reconsider your assumptions and shake things up a little. Good vocabulary and examples for communicating to non-designers, or for mentoring.

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