Grid Systems In Graphic Design

Author: Josef Müller-Brockmann
Publisher: Arthur Niggli
Size: 74.54 MB
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This bookis suitable for those who work with automated text and image design. It shows examples of working correctly on a conceptual level. Exact directions for using all of the grid systems presented (8 to 32 grid fields) are given to the user. These ca

Layout Essentials

Author: Beth Tondreau
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
ISBN: 1592537073
Size: 65.73 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Adhering to certain layout and grids standards and principles is important for any job from brochures, to annual reports, to posters, to websites, to publications. However, knowing how to bend the rules and make certain grids work for the job at hand takes skill. This book outlines and demonstrates basic layout/grid guidelines and rules through 100 entries including choosing a typeface, striving for rhythm and balance with type, combining typefaces, using special characters and kerning and legibility. These essentials of grid design are critical to the success of any job.

Visual Grammar

Author: Christian Leborg
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568985817
Size: 26.89 MB
Format: PDF
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Both a primer on visual language and a visual dictionary of the fundamental aspects of graphic design, this text deals with every imaginable visual concept, making it an indispensable reference for beginners and seasoned visual thinkers alike.

Swiss Graphic Design

Author: Richard Hollis
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300106763
Size: 23.90 MB
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Originally published: London: Laurence King Pub., 2006.

Grid Systems

Author: Kimberly Elam
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1616891831
Size: 80.26 MB
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Although grid systems are the foundation for almost all typographic design, they are often associated with rigid, formulaic solutions. However, the belief that all great design is nonetheless based on grid systems (even if only subverted ones) suggests that few designers truly understand the complexities and potential riches of grid composition.


Author: Allen Hurlburt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471289234
Size: 55.84 MB
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Book Design

Author: Andrew Haslam
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856694735
Size: 28.19 MB
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A comprehensive and practical guide for students and experienced designers alike, this carefully structured text is illustrated throughout with photographs and diagrams. Featuring examples from various kinds of book, it takes the reader through every aspect of the subject. In addition, there is information on styling the text, an extensive glossary defining editorial, design and production terms, and a further reading list.


Author: Willi Kunz
Publisher: Arthur Niggli
Size: 69.17 MB
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Chosen as one of the "most beautiful Swiss books" of 1998, Willi Kunz's explanation of the theory and practice of typographic design is an important reference for the graphic design community. An indispensable grounding in what makes design of lasting value.

Principles Of Two Dimensional Design

Author: Wucius Wong
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471289609
Size: 29.96 MB
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Understanding the elements of two-dimensional design and the infinite options available in organizing choices made are at the core of this book. Wong surveys all concepts of forms and structures, covering most situations in two-dimensional composition, formal or informal.


Author: Emil Ruder
Publisher: Hastings House Pub
Size: 49.67 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Explores the geometric, kinetic, rhythmic, and chromatic principles governing the use of prefabricated typefaces in graphic design