Learn 95 core graphic design principles in a one-topic-per-spread format with this engaging guide by bestselling author Jim Krause.
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Jim Krause has worked as a designer and illustrator since 1982. His clients have included Microsoft, Boeing, Seattle Schools, Washington Apples, and dozens of others. Krause is the author of the books within the Creative Core series, and is widely known for his best-selling “Index” titles (Color Index, Idea Index, Design Basics Index , and several others). When he’s not working, Jim Krause can usually be found riding a bicycle or a motorcycle, hiking, drinking good espresso, reading, taking pictures, or doing an art project of some kind.
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Buchbeschreibung New Riders Aug 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Visual Design speaks design, through design, to design students, presenting 95 core design principles with concise text and a touch of visual wit. Author of the bestselling Index series on design basics, Jim Krause uses a combination of Helvetica and Dingbats to teach a wide range of design topics (both conceptually and compositionally related) in a one-topic-per-spread format. Using humor, practical tips, and inspiring visual examples, Krause makes it clear how each of the 95 axioms of effective design are relevant and applicable across all forms of visuals: print, Web, and fine arts.In this book, students will learn how to:• Direct the eye through their designs using size relationships, color, visual pathways, and typographic hints• Design effective compositions through grids, frames, outlines, dynamic spacing, symmetry, asymmetry, shading, patterns, and textures• Fool the eye with shadows, depth, op-art, and visual subtraction• Understand how color works and how to use it effectively• See and use type by understanding type rules as well as when and how to break themVisual Design is the first title in the brand new New Riders Creative Core series, which aims to provide instruction on the fundamental concepts and techniques that all design students must master to become skilled professionals. 240 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780321968159