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Graphic Design : Learn It Do It

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  • Author:
    HIGHES Katherine
  • ISBN:
    9780367075347
  • Publication Date:
    21/06/2019
  • Edition:
    1
  • Pages:
    406
  • Binding:
    Paperback
  • Publisher:
    CRC Press
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Graphic Design : Learn It Do It
Graphic Design : Learn It Do It

Graphic Design : Learn It Do It

Regular price $118.00
Unit price
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  • Author:
    HIGHES Katherine
  • ISBN:
    9780367075347
  • Publication Date:
    21/06/2019
  • Edition:
    1
  • Pages:
    406
  • Binding:
    Paperback
  • Publisher:
    CRC Press
  • Country of Publication:
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  • Graphic Design: Learn It, Do It is an introduction to the fundamentals of graphic design and the Adobe Creative Cloud applications used to put these concepts into practice. This book is intended for production-oriented audiences, those interested in the what, why and how of graphic design. The 'what' is effective graphic design, a visual solution created using the design principles that stands out in a crowded marketplace. This discussion includes color theory, typography and page layout. Focus on the 'why' of design begins with the reasons why we communicate. Attention is paid to the purpose of the visual solution and to its audiences. The conversation highlights output options (print vs. onscreen) and their related file properties. The 'how' of design addresses the stages of production and use of Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and InDesign CC to translate an idea into a visual solution. Following an overview of each application and its uses, step-by-step exercises are provided to foster familiarity with each applications workspace and its tools. These exercises provide opportunities to implement the design principles and to produce examples of work for a design portfolio.

    Featured in the August 2019 Design newsletter.
    To receive this newsletter regularly please email us with your name and contact details.

Graphic Design: Learn It, Do It is an introduction to the fundamentals of graphic design and the Adobe Creative Cloud applications used to put these concepts into practice. This book is intended for production-oriented audiences, those interested in the what, why and how of graphic design. The 'what' is effective graphic design, a visual solution created using the design principles that stands out in a crowded marketplace. This discussion includes color theory, typography and page layout. Focus on the 'why' of design begins with the reasons why we communicate. Attention is paid to the purpose of the visual solution and to its audiences. The conversation highlights output options (print vs. onscreen) and their related file properties. The 'how' of design addresses the stages of production and use of Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and InDesign CC to translate an idea into a visual solution. Following an overview of each application and its uses, step-by-step exercises are provided to foster familiarity with each applications workspace and its tools. These exercises provide opportunities to implement the design principles and to produce examples of work for a design portfolio.

Featured in the August 2019 Design newsletter.
To receive this newsletter regularly please email us with your name and contact details.