Designing for Print / Edition 2

Designing for Print / Edition 2

by Charles Conover
     
 

A highly visual guide to designing for print media — from project inception to final production — now in full color

Packed with hundreds of informative, illustrated examples, Designing for Print, Second Edition demonstrates methods and techniques for creating top-quality print media projects. Carefully chosen real-world design exercises

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Overview

A highly visual guide to designing for print media — from project inception to final production — now in full color

Packed with hundreds of informative, illustrated examples, Designing for Print, Second Edition demonstrates methods and techniques for creating top-quality print media projects. Carefully chosen real-world design exercises and problem-solving projects offer hands-on practice to help readers achieve strong designs.

Now presented in a stunning full-color format, this easy-to-use guide has been fully revised and updated for applications in the Adobe Creative Suite. It presents software tricks and tips, along with discussions on scanning, output, and other issues related to digital design for print and electronic media. Up-to-date coverage includes useful skills for getting the most out of the latest technologies. Dozens of sidebars and step-by-step descriptions walk readers through the design process in the same order actual projects are implemented. These steps include:

  • Planning your design
  • Designing with type
  • Designing with photographs
  • Advanced typography
  • Preparing images
  • Illustrating effectively
  • Pre-press production

Filled with content that progresses from planning through execution, Designing for Print, Second Edition gives a peerless introduction to designing all types of print projects.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470905975
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
335,355
Product dimensions:
8.09(w) x 10.77(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

CHARLES CONOVER is a full-time professor of graphic design at Long Island University in New York. During his career, he has worked as a designer at Ziff-Davis Publishing and as an associate art director of PC Magazine. In addition to his design background, his paintings and prints have been exhibited in New York City galleries and museums for the past fifteen years.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Planning Your Design
Ch. 2Designing with Type
Ch. 3Designing with Photographs
Ch. 4Advanced Typography
Ch. 5Preparing Your Images
Ch. 6Illustrating Effectively
Ch. 7Putting It All Together

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