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The non-designer's design book : design and typographic principles for the visual novice

Author: Robin Williams
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Peachpit Press, [1994] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robin Williams Wrote this one "for all the people who now need to design pages, but who have no background or formal training in design". Follow the basic principles clearly explained in this book and your work is guaranteed to look more professional, organized, unified, and interesting. You'll never again look at a page in the same way. Full of practical design exercises and quizzes. Runner-up for Best Introductory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Robin, 1953-
Non-designer's design book.
Berkeley, CA : Peachpit Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)650017705
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Williams
ISBN: 1566091594 9781566091596
OCLC Number: 31017943
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Is this book for you? --
Mini-glossary --
Design principles: Joshua tree principle --
Four basic principles --
Proximity --
Alignment --
Repetition --
Contrast --
Review --
Designing with type: Type (& life): Categories of type --
Type contrasts --
Extras: So, do you get it? --
Answers to quizzes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Robin Williams.

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This guide introduces the non-designer to the four basic principles of design that form the backbone of every well-designed piece, namely proximity, alignment, repetition, and contrast. Each  Read more...

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