Hot-Wiring Your Creative Process: Strategies for Print and New Media Designers / Edition 1

Hot-Wiring Your Creative Process: Strategies for Print and New Media Designers / Edition 1

by Curt Cloninger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321350243

ISBN-13: 2900321350243

Pub. Date: 10/17/2006

Publisher: New Riders

Design philosophies can be useful, but inspiration, creative strategies, and efficient work habits are what really get the job done. Designer, instructor, and author Curt Cloninger provides a multitude of strategies, tools, and practices that readers can use to inject a big dose of creativity into just about any design project. With illustrations drawn from

Overview

Design philosophies can be useful, but inspiration, creative strategies, and efficient work habits are what really get the job done. Designer, instructor, and author Curt Cloninger provides a multitude of strategies, tools, and practices that readers can use to inject a big dose of creativity into just about any design project. With illustrations drawn from 20th-century French philosophy, medieval manuscripts, punkrock posters, and more, Curt’s innovative text introduces readers to his personal toolkit for hot-wiring the creative process. You’ll learn strategies to:

    -Recognize and believe in your creative powers -Develop effective methods for evaluating your own work -Draw inspiration from the past -Use standard software in experimental ways, and find nonstandard applications to create new effects -Maintain a personal design playground -Mine your subconscious with the Oblique Strategies Cards, developed by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt -Un-stick your imagination by “blitz-designing” mock-ups

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900321350243
Publisher:
New Riders
Publication date:
10/17/2006
Series:
One-Off Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260

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