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Overview

Get ready for the real world of graphic design with The Production Manual

* Less theory, more practice

* Detailed how-tos and full instructions on hundreds of production techniques

* Practical, down-to-earth, up-to-the-minute information

Want a job in graphic design? In the real world? Here’s the book that teaches everything you really need to know. The Production Manual is filled with practical how-it-works, how-to-get-it-done information, and it is perfect for anyone who has an educational background in graphic design but not a lot of work experience. Detailed explanations of plate-making, resolution, printing techniques, and more, plus guidance on creative printing and how to get tricky effects such as duotones and halftones, as well as exhibition, packaging, and signage, make The Production Manual the up-to-the-minute reference work for everyone starting out in graphic design.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9782940373635
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/10/2008
  • Series: Required Reading Range Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 739,819
  • Product dimensions: 11.62 (w) x 8.74 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Gavin Ambrose, a graphic designer, has written and designed several books on graphic design, branding, and packaging. He lives in Kent, UK.

Paul Harris writes for international magazines in London and New York. A co-author and collaborator on books about packaging design and design principles, he lives in Chile.

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