Mastering Materials, Bindings, and Finishes: The Art of Creative Production

Mastering Materials, Bindings, and Finishes: The Art of Creative Production

by Catharine M. Fishel
     
 

A how-to guide for the finishing touch to a successful design

Designers love to incorporate bells and whistles and special features into their designs to make them stand out. Often these special treatments are the element that makes the audience really connect with the design. The challenge is that these special embellishments are usually expensive and

Overview


A how-to guide for the finishing touch to a successful design

Designers love to incorporate bells and whistles and special features into their designs to make them stand out. Often these special treatments are the element that makes the audience really connect with the design. The challenge is that these special embellishments are usually expensive and getting them right can be extremely difficult. Mastering Materials, Bindings & Finishes provides a complete reference to hundreds of special treatments, with information on how to approach them in reference to your design job, what to consider, the challenges, pitfalls, and the inside scoop from experienced designers who have both successfully and, not so successfully, implemented each of the effects featured.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592533244
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Design Field Guide Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author


Catharine Fishel specializes in working with and writing about designers and related industries. Her writing has appeared in many leading publications, including PRINT, Communication Arts, Graphis, ID, and many others. She is editor of the website LogoLounge.com, and is the author of many books about design, including Paper Graphics, Minimal Graphics, Redesigning Identity, The Perfect Package, Designing for Children, LogoLounge I, LogoLounge II, Inside the Business of Graphic Design, and How to Grow as a Graphic Designer. Catharine lives in Morton, IL

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