The New Graphic Design School

The New Graphic Design School


  • Author : David Dabner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-02-24
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118174807


The New Graphic Design School Book Description :

The principles and practice of graphic design Graphic Design School is a foundation course for graphic designers working in print, moving image, and digital media. Practical advice on all aspects of graphics design-from understanding the basics to devising an original concept and creating successful finished designs. Examples are taken from all media-magazines, books, newspapers, broadcast media, websites, and corporate brand identity. Packed with exercises and tutorials for students, and real-world graphic design briefs. This revised, fourth edition contains specific advice on how to adapt designs to suit different projects, including information on digital imaging techniques, motion graphics, and designing for the web and small-screen applications.

Graphic Design School

Graphic Design School


  • Author : David Dabner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-02-06
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119343165


Graphic Design School Book Description :

By providing practical advice on all aspects of graphic design—from understanding basics to developing original concepts to creating finished designs—Graphic Design School allows students to develop core competencies while understanding how these fundamentals translate into new and evolving media. With examples from web, app, social media, magazines, websites and book, the Sixth Edition provides an overview of the visual communications profession. A brand-new section on User Experience and User Interface Design, covers topics essential to layout while heavily updated chapters on Designing for the Web and Mobile Apps tackle the latest technology and problem solving tools needed to succeed. Topics covered include: color, typographic rules and typefaces, coding requirements, information architecture, file organization, web design and layout, mobile device composition, app design, CMS, designing for social media, and SEO. Includes full color illustrations throughout the book, as well as case studies, designer biographies, and student assignments for testing skills and concepts.

Design School Reader

Design School Reader


  • Author : Steven Heller
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781621536918


Design School Reader Book Description :

An Essential Collection of Essays and Musings on Graphic Design from One of the Field's Leading Educators In this wide-ranging compilation, art director, writer, and lecturer Steven Heller shares his passion for graphic design with readers, whom he invites to consider that design can be discerned in all things natural and manmade. Developed as content for a class devoted to reading, this collection is not overtly about conventional design, but about a variety of topics viewed through the lens of design. Offered as a primer for undergraduate and graduate students, Design School Reader presents more than forty essays on subjects such as: The role of design in politics Visual culture and the social impact of design Key moments in the history of typography Technological innovations The power of branding and logos Ethical considerations and dilemmas Important figures in the design world Divided into five parts—Design Language; Design Dialects; Politics, Ideology, Design; Business and Commerce; and Inspiration and Discoveries—each section features a collection of essays culled from Heller’s extensive publications from the past several decades. At the end of every essay, readers will find discussion points to prompt further lines of inquiry. As Heller notes, “The key is to read, discuss, and debate.” Students, aficionados, and anyone with a healthy curiosity will thoroughly enjoy this illuminating and thought-provoking assemblage of perspectives on the practice.

Graphic Design School

Graphic Design School


  • Author : David Dabner
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-03-05
  • Genre: Graphic arts
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 050029559X


Graphic Design School Book Description :

Graphic Design School is organized into two main sections, 'principles' and 'practice'. The first section deals with the fundamentals of design, such as composition, hierarchy, layout, typography, grid structure, colour and so on. The second section puts these basics into practice, and gives information about studio techniques and production issues relevant to a number of different graphic design disciplines. The last part of the second section provides an overview of some of the different career choices open to students entering the graphic design field. This seventh edition of Graphic Design School features all-new assignments and fully updated reading lists. Over a third of the images are entirely new, and include a mix of professional work and outstanding student pieces. In addition, Part II: Practice Plus features new software and revisits old print technologies - for example, risograph printing and screen printing - which are becoming increasingly popular forms of production again.

Graphic Design School

Graphic Design School


  • Author : David Dabner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-10-24
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118840818


Graphic Design School Book Description :

Graphic Design School allows students to develop core competencies while understanding how these fundamentals translate into new and evolving media. With examples from magazines, websites, books, and mobile devices, the Fifth Edition provides an overview of the visual communications profession, with a new focus on the intersection of design specialties. A brand-new section on web and interactivity covers topics such as web tools, coding requirements, information architecture, web design and layout, mobile device composition, app design, CMS, designing for social media, and SEO.

The Graphic Design Process

The Graphic Design Process


  • Author : Anitra Nottingham
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Visual Arts
  • Release Date : 2019-09-05
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 1350050784


The Graphic Design Process Book Description :

One of the main challenges students face upon entering design school is little knowledge of the field, its terminology and best practices. Unsurprisingly, most new students have never fully developed a concept or visual idea, been in a critique, or have been asked to explain their work to others. This book demystifies what design school is really like and explains what will be experienced at each stage, with particular focus on practical advice on topics like responding to design briefs and developing ideas, building up confidence and understanding what is expected. · Student work is critiqued to show how projects are really assessed · Profiles highlight how professional designers themselves address client briefs · Tips for real-life problems are outlined, like getting stuck and dealing with critical feedback Written by experienced instructors, this is the perfect guide for those starting their design education.

Graphic Design

Graphic Design


  • Author : Sharon Helmer Poggenpohl
  • Publisher : AIGA
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Commercial art
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015033265193


Graphic Design Book Description :

This guide aims to help students make informed decisions about careers in graphic design. The guide defines the purpose and practice of the graphic design field and identifies the strong link between effective educational programs and effective professional practices. Suggestions are given for evaluating schools and potential employers. Comments from educators and practitioners provide insight into schools' expectations of prospective students and employees. Noteworthy projects are presented to give a sense of the depth and breadth of the field. The guide is organized as follows: (1) "What is Graphic Design?"; (2) "What Graphic Designers Need to Know"; (3) "Who Becomes a Graphic Designer?"; (4) "What Goes on in Design School?" (Jorge Frascara); (5) "How do Graphic Design Programs Differ?"; (6) "How to Select a Design School" (Robert O. Swinehart); (7) "How Do You Find Your First Job?"; (8) "Graphic Designers at Work"; and (9) "What is the Future of Graphic Design?" Appendices include a list of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Chapters and Design Organization, A Directory of Design Publications, and Four-year Educational Institutions Offering Graphic Arts Programs. (MM)

The Education of a Graphic Designer

The Education of a Graphic Designer


  • Author : Steven Heller
  • Publisher : Allworth Press
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN 10 : 1880559994


The Education of a Graphic Designer Book Description :

This collection of essays, interviews, and course syllabi examines how changing professional standards in graphic design have revolutionized the way design is taught, learned, and practiced. Forty-two top designers and educators talk theory, offer proposals, and discuss a wide range of educational concerns, from the dichotomy between theory and practice to the importance of mastering traditional forms and keeping up with new media.

Teaching Graphic Design

Teaching Graphic Design


  • Author : Steven Heller
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-09-26
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 999
  • ISBN 10 : 9781621536154


Teaching Graphic Design Book Description :

More Than Sixty Course Syllabi That Bring the New Complexity of Graphic Design to Light All graphic designers teach, yet not all graphic designers are teachers. Teaching is a special skill requiring talent, instinct, passion, and organization. But while talent, instinct, and passion are inherent, organization must be acquired and can usually be found in a syllabus. Teaching Graphic Design, Second Edition, contains syllabi that are for all practicing designers and design educators who want to enhance their teaching skills and learn how experienced instructors and professors teach varied tools and impart the knowledge needed to be a designer in the current environment. This second edition is newly revised to include more than thirty new syllabi by a wide range of professional teachers and teaching professionals who address the most current concerns of the graphic design industry, including product, strategic, entrepreneurial, and data design as well as the classic image, type, and layout disciplines. Some of the new syllabi included are: Expressive Typography Designer as Image Maker Emerging Media Production Branding Corporate Design Graphic Design and Visual Culture Impact! Design for Social Change And many more Beginning with first through fourth year of undergraduate courses and ending with a sampling of graduate school course options, Teaching Graphic Design, Second Edition, is the most comprehensive collection of courses for graphic designers of all levels.

Masterclass  Graphic Design

Masterclass Graphic Design


  • Author : Merel Kokhuis
  • Publisher : Frame Pub
  • Release Date : 2013-12
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 301
  • ISBN 10 : 949172701X


Masterclass Graphic Design Book Description :

Aimed at current bachelors degree students, recent graduates and professionals looking for a specialisation, Masterclass: Graphic Design provides an in-depth overview of 29 leading graduate schools from all over the world that offer a masters degree in graphic design. The featured schools are selected based on a list of criteria including the quality of the graduation work, the employability and success of former students, the list of lecturers, and their reputation in the design industry. Each school is featured extensively over 10 pages containing useful information, such as programme description, application details and requirements, student demographics, mentor and alumni lists, tuition and scholarship details, and full contact details. The articles give a real insight into life at each of the schools and in the global locations each school profile opens with an introduction by the dean, followed by examples of recent student work, an interview with a successful alumnus, information about the schools location regarding housing, transportation and the cultural scene from a students perspective, and more. A world map indicating the demographic spread of included schools, a summary table and a notebook section with space for research notes, complete this guide to help potential students choose the school that will suit them best.