graphic design school

The New Graphic Design School
Author: David Dabner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-02-24
Pages: 192
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The principles and practice of graphic design Graphic Design School is a foundation course for graphic designers working in print, moving image, and digital media. Practical advice on all aspects of graphics design-from understanding the basics to devising an original concept and creating successful finished designs. Examples are taken from all media-magazines, books, newspapers, broadcast media, websites, and corporate brand identity. Packed with exercises and tutorials for students, and real-world graphic design briefs. This revised, fourth edition contains specific advice on how to adapt designs to suit different projects, including information on digital imaging techniques, motion graphics, and designing for the web and small-screen applications.

Graphic Design School
Author: David Dabner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-02-06
Pages: 208
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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By providing practical advice on all aspects of graphic design—from understanding basics to developing original concepts to creating finished designs—Graphic Design School allows students to develop core competencies while understanding how these fundamentals translate into new and evolving media. With examples from web, app, social media, magazines, websites and book, the Sixth Edition provides an overview of the visual communications profession. A brand-new section on User Experience and User Interface Design, covers topics essential to layout while heavily updated chapters on Designing for the Web and Mobile Apps tackle the latest technology and problem solving tools needed to succeed. Topics covered include: color, typographic rules and typefaces, coding requirements, information architecture, file organization, web design and layout, mobile device composition, app design, CMS, designing for social media, and SEO. Includes full color illustrations throughout the book, as well as case studies, designer biographies, and student assignments for testing skills and concepts.

Design School Reader
Author: Steven Heller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2020-08-04
Pages: 264
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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An Essential Collection of Essays and Musings on Graphic Design from One of the Field's Leading Educators In this wide-ranging compilation, art director, writer, and lecturer Steven Heller shares his passion for graphic design with readers, whom he invites to consider that design can be discerned in all things natural and manmade. Developed as content for a class devoted to reading, this collection is not overtly about conventional design, but about a variety of topics viewed through the lens of design. Offered as a primer for undergraduate and graduate students, Design School Reader presents more than forty essays on subjects such as: The role of design in politics Visual culture and the social impact of design Key moments in the history of typography Technological innovations The power of branding and logos Ethical considerations and dilemmas Important figures in the design world Divided into five parts—Design Language; Design Dialects; Politics, Ideology, Design; Business and Commerce; and Inspiration and Discoveries—each section features a collection of essays culled from Heller’s extensive publications from the past several decades. At the end of every essay, readers will find discussion points to prompt further lines of inquiry. As Heller notes, “The key is to read, discuss, and debate.” Students, aficionados, and anyone with a healthy curiosity will thoroughly enjoy this illuminating and thought-provoking assemblage of perspectives on the practice.

The Graphic Design Process
Author: Anitra Nottingham
Publisher: Bloomsbury Visual Arts
Release Date: 2019-09-05
Pages: 200
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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One of the main challenges students face upon entering design school is little knowledge of the field, its terminology and best practices. Unsurprisingly, most new students have never fully developed a concept or visual idea, been in a critique, or have been asked to explain their work to others. This book demystifies what design school is really like and explains what will be experienced at each stage, with particular focus on practical advice on topics like responding to design briefs and developing ideas, building up confidence and understanding what is expected. · Student work is critiqued to show how projects are really assessed · Profiles highlight how professional designers themselves address client briefs · Tips for real-life problems are outlined, like getting stuck and dealing with critical feedback Written by experienced instructors, this is the perfect guide for those starting their design education.

Graphic Design School
Author: Alan Swann
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release Date: 1991
Pages: 192
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Graphic Design
Author: Sharon Helmer Poggenpohl
Publisher: AIGA
Release Date: 1993
Pages: 158
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This guide aims to help students make informed decisions about careers in graphic design. The guide defines the purpose and practice of the graphic design field and identifies the strong link between effective educational programs and effective professional practices. Suggestions are given for evaluating schools and potential employers. Comments from educators and practitioners provide insight into schools' expectations of prospective students and employees. Noteworthy projects are presented to give a sense of the depth and breadth of the field. The guide is organized as follows: (1) "What is Graphic Design?"; (2) "What Graphic Designers Need to Know"; (3) "Who Becomes a Graphic Designer?"; (4) "What Goes on in Design School?" (Jorge Frascara); (5) "How do Graphic Design Programs Differ?"; (6) "How to Select a Design School" (Robert O. Swinehart); (7) "How Do You Find Your First Job?"; (8) "Graphic Designers at Work"; and (9) "What is the Future of Graphic Design?" Appendices include a list of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Chapters and Design Organization, A Directory of Design Publications, and Four-year Educational Institutions Offering Graphic Arts Programs. (MM)

The New Graphic Design School
Author: Alan Swann
Publisher: Wiley
Release Date: 1997-07-15
Pages: 192
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A thorough, carefully structured course in graphic design compiled by a practising designer with 20 years of experience Completely revised and updated to cover computer-aided design and the use of software applications in all aspects of commercial design Practical guidance on design for magazines, books, packaging, advertising, and corporate design Tips on producing professional work from leading design practitioners Illustrated in full color throughout, including projects for students to work through and solutions to real-life problems

Design School  Layout
Author: Richard Poulin
Publisher:
Release Date: 2018-01-16
Pages: 232
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Design School: Layout is an instructive guide for students, recent graduates, and self-taught designers. It provides a comprehensive introduction to creating and changing layouts: a crucially important skill that underpins practically every aspect of graphic design. You'll get in-depth analysis of all the major areas of theory and practice used by experienced professional designers. Each section provides explanation and visual examples of grid systems and in-depth discussion of compositional principles and strategies. The text is interspersed with tests designed to help you retain key points you've covered in the preceding spreads, and includes illustrations sections with real world scenarios. This in-depth guide avoids the temptation to stray into other areas of design technique, preferring to cover the essential, detailed skills of the professional graphic designer to arm you with the knowledge needed for a successful start to your chosen career.

Masterclass
Author: Sarah De Boer-Schultz
Publisher: Frame Pub
Release Date: 2016-02-09
Pages: 328
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A practical student guide to 30 of the world's leading schools that offer a master's degree in graphic design.

The Language Of Graphic Design
Author: Richard Poulin
Publisher: Rockport Pub
Release Date: 2012-10
Pages: 288
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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'The Language of Graphic Design' provides graphic design students and practitioners with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental elements and principles of their language, what they are, why they are important and how to use them effectively.