The Non-Designer's Design Book / Edition 2

The Non-Designer's Design Book / Edition 2

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by Robin Williams
     
 

So you have a great concept and all the fancy digital tools you could possibly require¿what¿s stopping you from creating beautiful pages? Namely the training to pull all of these elements together into a cohesive design that effectively communicates your message. Not to worry: This book is the one place you can turn to find quick, non-intimidating

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Overview

So you have a great concept and all the fancy digital tools you could possibly require¿what¿s stopping you from creating beautiful pages? Namely the training to pull all of these elements together into a cohesive design that effectively communicates your message. Not to worry: This book is the one place you can turn to find quick, non-intimidating, excellent design help.

In The Non-Designer¿s Design Book, 2nd Edition, best-selling author Robin Williams turns her attention to the basic principles of good design and typography. All you have to do is follow her clearly explained concepts, and you¿ll begin producing more sophisticated, professional, and interesting pages immediately. Humor-infused, jargon-free prose interspersed with design exercises, quizzes, illustrations, and dozens of examples make learning a snap¿which is just what audiences have come to expect from this best-selling author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321193858
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Series:
Non-Designer's
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Robin Williams is the author of dozens of bestselling and award-winning books, including The Non-Designer's Presentation Book, The Non-Designer's InDesign Book, and The Mac is not a typewriter. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has educated and influenced an entire generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the Web.

Table of Contents

1. Is This Book For You?

2. Mini-Glossary.

3. The Joshua Tree Principle.

4. Proximity.

5. Alignment.

6. Repetition.

7. Contrast.

8. Review.

9. Type (& Life).

10. Categories Of Type.

11. Type Contrasts.

12. So, Do You Get It?

Answers To Quizzes.

Bibliography.

Typefaces In This Book.

Index.

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