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Ambrose, Gavin

Overview
Works: 145 works in 621 publications in 11 languages and 23,568 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Terminology  Handbooks, manuals, etc  History  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: Z246, 741.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gavin Ambrose
Publications by Gavin Ambrose
Most widely held works by Gavin Ambrose
The fundamentals of creative design by Gavin Ambrose( file )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,079 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 Detailed diagrammatic explanations, associated theories, and historical references for each subject are used to explain the underlying principles of design practice
The fundamentals of typography by Gavin Ambrose( Computer File )
30 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,787 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
Layout n. an arrangement of parts etc. according to a plan by Gavin Ambrose( file )
45 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,354 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
Design th!nking by Gavin Ambrose( file )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
Offers 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 title presents an approach to design as a problem-solving activity. It also features practical work examples and case studies
The visual dictionary of typography by Gavin Ambrose( Computer File )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 1,069 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 graphic design by Gavin Ambrose( file )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,065 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
The fundamentals of graphic design by Gavin Ambrose( file )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,049 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
Approach and language by Gavin Ambrose( file )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
Grids by Gavin Ambrose( file )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,020 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
The visual dictionary of fashion design by Gavin Ambrose( file )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,007 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."--P. 286
Typography by Gavin Ambrose( file )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 995 libraries worldwide
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Print & finish v. the process of producing printed material : v. complete the manufacture or decoration of printed material by Gavin Ambrose( file )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 988 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"--
Format by Gavin Ambrose( Computer File )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 974 libraries worldwide
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The layout book by Gavin Ambrose( file )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 956 libraries worldwide
'The Layout Book' provides a historical overview of layout, from early scribes through to contemporary layout
Colour by Gavin Ambrose( file )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 908 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
The visual dictionary of architecture by Gavin Ambrose( file )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 906 libraries worldwide
"This book is a guide to the many and varied terms used frequently within architecture."--Cover
The visual dictionary of pre-press & production by Gavin Ambrose( file )
14 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 897 libraries worldwide
The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press and Production is a comprehensive guide to the over 250 terms relating to the preparation and production of print and digital media. Each term is explained and contextualised, with concise definitions accompanied by a variety of diagrams, illustrations and examples. The book covers traditional terms still in current usage as well as modern terminology, from Acrobat to Woodblock. It also explains a range of practical processes, including Accents, Bitmap and Colour calibration, as well as styles and finishes, such as Perfect bound, Totally chlorine free (TCF), and Offset lithography
Image by Gavin Ambrose( file )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and French and held by 859 libraries worldwide
'Image' aims to equip the contemporary designer with a series of tools and ideas. Inspirational examples from design agencies help support the basic sections discussed and allow the reader to see the relevance of fundamental principles in practice
The production manual a graphic design handbook by Gavin Ambrose( file )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 826 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."--Résumé de l'éditeur
Design research investigation for successful creative solutions by Neil Leonard( file )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 412 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
 
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Alternative Names
Ambrose.
Ambrose 1973-....
Ambrose, Gavin Davin Thomas.
Ambrose, Gavin Davin Thomas 1973-
Ambrose, Gawin.
アンブローズ, ギャヴィン
Languages
English (286)
Spanish (46)
German (20)
Chinese (5)
Polish (5)
French (4)
Japanese (4)
Turkish (2)
Dutch (2)
Czech (2)
Portuguese (1)
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