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The form book : best practice in creating forms for printed and online use

Author: Borries Schwesinger
Publisher: London ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filling in a form may be an everyday experience, yet as an aspect of design that affects all our lives, forms are quite often overlooked. This is a handbook on form design for designers, students and anyone interested in improving client communication and information handling.
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Genre/Form: Forms
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwesinger, Borries.
Form book.
New York : Thames & Hudson, 2010
(OCoLC)745978154
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Borries Schwesinger
ISBN: 9780500515082 0500515085
OCLC Number: 636939022
Notes: "Translation from the German Formulare gestalten by David H. Wilson."
Originally published: Mainz [Germany] : Verlag Hermann Schmidt, ©2007.
Description: 324 pages : color illustrations, forms ; 31 cm
Contents: 1. Form theory --
1.1. Forms and their function --
1.2. A brief history of forms --
1.3. Types of forms --
2. Form practice --
2.1. Macro-level design --
2.2. Micro-level design --
2.3. Digital forms --
3. Good form design --
4. Resources.
Other Titles: Formulare gestalten.
Responsibility: Borries Schwesinger.

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Filling in a form may be an everyday experience, yet as an aspect of design that affects all our lives, forms are often overlooked. This book shows what good form design can achieve. It brings  Read more...

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