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From the basics such as working with typography through using images and working with color, exploring different pre-press techniques and the processes involved in bringing a product to press and with a resulting pleasing end product, the authors present everything that the reader needs to know in a straightforward and visually strong way. This new edition completely updates the information on the production process, highlighting new techniques and... more...

Basics Design 03: Typography examines a fundamental area of graphic design. Typography is the means by which a written idea is given a visual form. Effective use of typography can produce a neutral effect or rouse the passions, symbolise artistic, political or philosophical movements, or express the personality of a person or organization. This book aims to impart a comprehensive understanding of typography, to explore its history,... more...

Discusses the creative process in terms of brief, process and result. Each process is accompanied by detailed diagrammatic explanation, associated theories, and historical context. The text is supported by case studies from contemporary designers and practitioners, with insights from the creatives involved. Creative design, the book argues, is in something of a golden period. With so much design vying for consumers' attention, getting noticed in the... more...

The Fundamentals of Typography (second edition) is an updated version of the popular first edition of this book, in which Ambrose and Harris introduce the fundamental principles of typographic theory and practice. It covers a wide range of subjects, including the history of typography, typographic detailing and the use of creative typography across a range of media. Packed with clear explanations, expanded illustrations and... more...

Abstract. Zeitgeist. Bauhaus. Pluralism. The Visual Dictionary is just the book for anyone who's ever been a bit hazy about the meaning of the many terms used in art and design. Each term is explained visually and put in context, providing the reader with a clear understanding of the often mystifying language of these specialized fields. To help the reader understand and remember the meanings, each entry uses a different typeface (a... more...


On a freezing winter's night a little-known U.S. presidential candidate, Jack Hodges, speaks at a sparsely-attended town hall meeting in Iowa. It is a few weeks before the Iowa caucus, the first contest in the nomination process to be a candidate for President. But that single night in Iowa transforms the race. A female assassin waits for Hodges to take the stage. As he speaks a shot rings out. She misses but the... more...

Most books just tell how to do layout. The Layout Book explains the hows, whys, and why nots of layout. A historical overview of layout, from the early scribes to today, is followed by a systematic look at key theoretical principles and practical applications. A selection of great layout designs and more than 300 illustrations in full color and black-and-white provides ideas and insight. Invaluable for design students,... more...

By considering The Virtuoso Teacher and how a teacher might attain virtuoso status, renowned educator and writer Paul Harris delves into the core issues of being a teacher and the teaching process. A fascinating look at topics such as: self-awareness and the importance of emotional intelligence getting the best out of pupils dealing with challenging pupils asking the right questions creating a master-plan taking the stress out of learning teaching for... more...

From A-line to yukata, from batik to yoke, The Visual Dictionary of Fashion explores and explains the many terms used in the fashion industry. Each term is defined and put in context to give the reader a clear understanding of fashion terminology. More than 270 common fashion terms are explained and illustrated, from practical day-to-day words such as lapel, pattern, and crewelwork to conceptual terms such as... more...

The nature of time has haunted through the ages. Some conception of time has always entered into our ideas about mortality and immortality, and permanence and change, so that concepts of time are of fundamental importance in the study of religion, philosophy, literature, history, and mythology. On one aspect or another, the study of time cuts across all disciplines. The International Society for the Study of Time has as its goal the interdisciplinary... more...