The Non-Designer's Design Book

The Non-Designer's Design Book

by Robin Williams


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133966152
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Publication date: 12/03/2014
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 111,834
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About 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.
Typefaces In This Book.

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Non-Designer's Design Book (Custom Package) 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
6Feet More than 1 year ago
This book is perfect for those of us without any graphic design background or education who need to create professional-looking publications. Great examples and visuals throughout the book solidify the points being made at the moment they are being made. The author is straightforward and challenges readers to get out of their comfort zone to create really phenomenal work.
VLM53 More than 1 year ago
This book was recommended and I was quite excited that I could get it for my NookColor. But it uses graphics to illustrate font combinations and illustrations of good layout - unfortunately the graphics are not crisp - they do not display well on the Nook Color. This is an example of why there is a 14-day trial period, and why I should have used it instead of going ahead and purchasing the book immediately. Also, it is a very short book - only 115 pages. The content is good but not worth the price for little content and poor graphics.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great book! It is so simply and easy to follow. It incorporates many visual examples which makes it easier to understand. I highly recommend it for both teachers and students.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago