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Author: Andrew Haslam
Publisher: London : Laurence King, 2006.
Series: Portfolio (Laurence King Publishing)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Book Design' takes the reader through every aspect of the subject, from the components that make up a book, to understanding how books are commissioned and created, to the intricacies of grid construction and choosing a typeface.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Haslam
ISBN: 9781856694735 1856694739
OCLC Number: 70765900
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: The book : past, present, and future --
The components of a book --
Creating a book --
Approaching the design --
Format --
Defining the text area and constructing a grid --
Arranging type on the page --
Type --
Reading --
The use of typographic elements --
Communicating through image --
Layout --
Covers and jackets --
Pre-production --
Paper --
Paper-engineering --
Printing --
Binding --
Types of book.
Series Title: Portfolio (Laurence King Publishing)
Responsibility: Andrew Haslam.
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A guide for students and experienced designers alike. It is illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Featuring examples from various kinds of book, it goes through various aspects of book design.  Read more...

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