Little Book of Layouts: Good Designs and Why They Work

Little Book of Layouts: Good Designs and Why They Work

by David E. Carter
     
 

Layout is the fundamental element underlying any design project, of any kind.So when you're undertaking a new project, the first thing you'll need to decide on is your layout. OK. But what if you aren't inspired. Now what? Pick up this book, where you will find 400 different layouts (grouped into four categories: advertising, editorial, covers and brochures).

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Overview

Layout is the fundamental element underlying any design project, of any kind.So when you're undertaking a new project, the first thing you'll need to decide on is your layout. OK. But what if you aren't inspired. Now what? Pick up this book, where you will find 400 different layouts (grouped into four categories: advertising, editorial, covers and brochures). Now, you can flip through the book and see something you like. You don't have to copy it. In fact, you probably won't. But you'll see an idea, and then you'll think of a way to modify that design . . . and soon you have your fresh layout. That's what this book is about.

Bonus feature: each page features call-out notes of easily understandable comments to quickly convey the good elements of the depicted layout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060570255
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/04/2004
Series:
Little Books Series
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
614,361
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

A noted authority on the subjects of graphic design, logo design, and corporate branding, David E. Carter has produced over 100 best-selling books in those fields, including The Big Book of Logos, The Big Book of New Design Ideas, and The Big Book of Business Cards. He is currently working on several new corporate identity books.

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