A Guide to Graphic Print Production / Edition 3

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Overview

The fully revised edition of the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference on print production

A II graphic designers and illustrators must be familiar with the steps involved in preparing their work for publication. Now completely revised to reflect the latest technology and trends, A Guide to Graphic Print Production, Third Edition is the complete guide to the entire process of print production, from the early stages of conception and planning, to the technical stages of manufacturing and off-press processing. Structured around the graphic print production flow, essential material is included for all aspects of the process including coverage of computers, color management, layouts, digital images, image editing, prepress, paper, printing, finishing and binding, legal issues, environmental issues, and more.

A practical reference to keep at your fingertips, this new edition:

  • Covers the entire production process, from conception to manufacturing to archiving
  • Covers new topics, such as variable data printing, sustainability, large/wide format printing, inks, and color management
  • Is full color throughout, with updated images and screenshots
  • Includes sidebars offering design tips, troubleshooting hints, and key points to consider for very stage of design

Delivering information that reflects all aspects essential for understanding the ins and outs of digital printing, A Guide to Graphic Print Production, Third Edition is an ideal resource for students and professionals of graphic design, print production, production technology, and visual communication.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470907924
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 161,082
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Kaj Johansson, Peter Lundberg, and Robert Ryberg (Stockholm, Sweden) all hold Masters Degrees in Graphic Arts Technology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. They each have over fifteen years of experience managing printing, prepress, and Web design production companies and studios. Together they run Kapero AB, a company that consults on the production of marketing communications for the advertising and graphic arts industries.

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Table of Contents

1. Graphic Print Production

2. The Computer

3. Color Management

4. Digital Images

5. Image Editing

6. Layout

7. Prepress

8. Paper

9. Printing

10. Finishing

11. Glossary

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2013

    Great for graphic designers!

    As a graphic designer student this book has been very helpful in my courses and my work. Very detailed, very useful, very helpful. Highly recommended.

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