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Ambrose, Gavin

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Works: 126 works in 721 publications in 11 languages and 23,830 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Terminology  Handbooks and manuals  History  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Book designer, Editor
Classifications: NA31, 720.3
Publication Timeline
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Publications by Gavin Ambrose
Most widely held works by Gavin Ambrose
Fundamentals of typography by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
38 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Offering an incisive insight into the realization of typographic practice, this title presents a comprehensive introduction to the history of typography, typographic detailing in practice and font generation for print and web
The fundamentals of creative design by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
47 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 472 libraries worldwide
This title offers an introduction to the key elements of the creative process. Detailed diagrammatic explanations, associated theories, and historical references for each subject are used to explain the underlying principles of design practice
Design th!nking by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 443 libraries worldwide
This title is an introduction to the process of generating creative ideas and concepts used by designers in order to start the process that leads to a finished piece of work. This focus on ideas and methods favours a useable approach to design as a problem-solving activity
Layout by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
52 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 415 libraries worldwide
The second title in the 'Basics Design' series, 'Layout' addresses the practical and aesthetic considerations of the job in hand such as where and how the content will be viewed, regardless of whether the final format is a magazine, website, television graphic or bottle of bubble bath
The fundamentals of graphic design by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 349 libraries worldwide
This title examines the familiar aspects of the graphic design process, such as art directing, copyright issues and web design, as well as the broader implications of graphic design, including social responsibility, its role in art and its future
The visual dictionary of graphic design by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 339 libraries worldwide
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 history of the fonts is in the back of the book) and includes a picture in an appropriate illustration techniques. Eclectic, useful, and entertaining, The Visual Dictionary takes the complex and makes it simple
Grids : n. a structure or pattern of lines used to guide the placement of the elements of a design by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 287 libraries worldwide
This title focuses on the construction and ordering of the page and screen through the use of grids. It explores not only how to construct grids, but, more fundamentally, why a designer should construct grids at all
Print & finish by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 261 libraries worldwide
"An introduction to a variety of printing and finishing techniques for any graphic design project. Now updated to include studio interviews and student activities"--
Colour by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
30 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 259 libraries worldwide
This volume examines in detail two distinct areas of colour usage in design. Firstly the text explores what colours mean, their inherent associations and their cultural connotations. It then tackles how to control colour in a design in order to achieve a desired effect or fulfil a specific brief
A visual dictionary of architecture by Francis D. K Ching( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
"This book is a guide to the many and varied terms used frequently within architecture."--Cover
The visual dictionary of fashion design by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
"This book aims to enhance the understanding and appreciation of fashion design by providing a reference to the many terms used within the discipline, in addition to providing an insight into some of the historic and cultural aspects that have helped shape its development."--Page 286
The visual dictionary of typography by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 136 libraries worldwide
This dictionary presents a comprehensive guide to the many and varied terms used within typography. From abstraction to x-height and Blackletter to Widow, more than 250 common typography terms are explained with concise definitions, and accompanied by historical and contemporary illustrations
The visual dictionary of pre-press & production by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 133 libraries worldwide
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Approach and language by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Design research : investigation for successful creative solutions by Neil Leonard( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Design research will guide the reader through the early stages of a design project, identifying appropriate research techniques and enabling innovative solutions to be found
The production manual : a graphic design handbook by Gavin Ambrose( Book )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 93 libraries worldwide
The Production Manual teaches all aspects of getting a job to production. It is a very practical 'hands-on' guide or manual for graduate students who tend to leave college without any of these skills. It will teach students how to use the knowledge they have gained during their course. In the case of printed work, this would include; plate-making, resolution, printing techniques - everything to ensure that the project is produced as required. The book also shows the inspirational side of production, for example, creative printing and how to achieve tricky effects like duotones and halftones. All the areas that fall under the remit of graphic design are covered including exhibition, packaging and signage. This title is suitable for graduate students of graphic design, photography, media studies, fine art, industrial, and product design as they start out in their careers, those wanting to get even more out of the production process, practising graphic designers, and those teaching different aspects of design
 
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Alternative Names
Ambrose.
Ambrose 1973-....
Ambrose, Gavin Davin Thomas.
Ambrose, Gavin Davin Thomas 1973-
Ambrose, Gawin.
앰브로즈, 가빈
앰브로즈, 개빈
엠브로스, 개빈
アンブロ-ズ, ギャヴィン
アンブローズ, ギャヴィン
Languages
English (261)
Spanish (50)
German (22)
French (12)
Turkish (10)
Chinese (7)
Italian (6)
Polish (4)
Japanese (3)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)
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