Thinking with Type

A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students

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Author: Ellen Lupton

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1616893508

Category: Design

Page: 224

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Our all-time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged capitals, as well as information on captions, font licensing, mixing typefaces, and hand lettering. Throughout the book, visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form--what the rules are and how to break them. Thinking with Type is a type book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words. The popular companion website to Thinking with Type (www.thinkingwithtype.com.) has been revised to reflect the new material in this second edition.

Type on Screen

A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Developers, and Students

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Author: Ellen Lupton,Maryland Institute College of Art

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 161689346X

Category: Design

Page: 208

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The long awaited follow-up to our all-time bestseller Thinking with Type is here. Type on Screen is the definitive guide to using classic typographic concepts of form and structure to make dynamic compositions for screen-based applications. Covering a broad range of technologies—from electronic publications and websites to videos and mobile devices—this hands-on primer presents the latest information available to help designers make critical creative decisions, including how to choose typefaces for the screen, how to style beautiful, functional text and navigation, how to apply principles of animation to text, and how to generate new forms and experiences with code-based operations. Type on Screen is an essential design tool for anyone seeking clear and focused guidance about typography for the digital age.

Typography Essentials

100 Design Principles for Working with Type

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Author: Ina Saltz

Publisher: Rockport Pub

ISBN: 1592537405

Category: Design

Page: 208

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Typography Essentials is a practical, hands-on resource to distill, organize, and compartmentalize—but not to oversimplify—the many complex issues surrounding the effective us of typography. It is for designers of every medium in which type plays a major role.A deep understanding of letterforms and knowledge of the effective use of letterforms can only be obtained with constant observation and experimentation; it evolves over a lifetime of design practice and study. This book is intended to advance the progress of designers seeking to deepen their typographic expertise; it is organized and designed to make the process enjoyable and entertaining, as well as instructional. This book is divided into four easy-to-use sections: The Letter, The Word, The Paragraph, and The page. Each of the 100 principles has an explanation and examples representing the principle in action.

Graphic Design Thinking

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Author: Ellen Lupton,Jennifer Cole Phillips

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568989792

Category: Design

Page: 184

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Creativity is more than an inborn talent; it is a hard-earned skill, and like any other skill, it improves with practice. Graphic Design Thinking: How to Define Problems, Get Ideas, and Create Form explores a variety of informal techniques ranging from quick, seat-of-the-pants approaches to more formal research methods for stimulating fresh thinking, and ultimately arriving at compelling and viable solutions. In the style with which author Ellen has come to been known hands-on, up-close approach to instructional design writing brainstorming techniques are grouped around the three basic phases of the design process: defining the problem, inventing ideas, and creating form. Creative research methods include focus groups, interviewing, brand mapping, and co-design. Each method is explained with a brief narrative text followed by a variety of visual demonstrations and case studies. Also included are discussions with leading professionals, including Art Chantry, Ivan Chermayeff, Jessica Helfand, Steven Heller, Abott Miller, Christoph Niemann, Paula Scher, and Martin Venezky, about how they get ideas and what they do when the well runs dry. The book is directed at working designers, design students, and anyone who wants to apply inventive thought patterns to everyday creative challenges.

Lettering & Type: Creating Letters and Designing Typefaces

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Author: Bruce Willen,Nolen Strals

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568987651

Category: Architecture

Page: 129

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A guide to type design and lettering that includes relevant theory, history, explanatory diagrams, exercises, photographs, and illustrations, and features interviews with various designers, artists, and illustrators.

D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself

A Design Handbook

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Author: Ellen Lupton,Kimberly Bost

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568985527

Category: Architecture

Page: 195

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Instruction for designing blogs, books, business cards, CD and DVD packaging, embroidery, envelopes, flyers, gifts, housewares, invitations, logos, newsletters, note cards, photo albums, presentations, press kits, stationery, stickers, t-shirts, totes, wall graphics, web sites, and zines.

How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul

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Author: Adrian Shaughnessy

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1616891165

Category: Design

Page: 176

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Published to instant acclaim in 2005, our best selling How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul has become a trusted resource for graphic designers around the world, combining practical advice with philosophical guidance to help young professionals embark on their careers. This new, expanded edition brings this essential text up to date with new chapters on professional skills, the creative process, and global trends that include social responsibility, ethics, and the rise of digital culture. How to Be a Graphic Designer offers clear, concise guidance along with focused, no-nonsense strategies for setting up, running, and promoting a studio; finding work; and collaborating with clients. The book also includes inspiring new interviews with leading designers, including Jonathan Barnbrook, Sara De Bondt, Stephen Doyle, Ben Drury, Paul Sahre, Dmitri Siegel, Sophie Thomas, and Magnus Vol Mathiassen

Type, Image, Message: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop

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Author: Nancy Skolos,Tom Wedell

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1616735910

Category: Design

Page: 192

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Working with type and image and the integration of these two elements to create persuasive and effective design pieces are the foundations of good graphic design. Yet, very little practical information exists for these tasks. This book changes all it. It gives designers the practical know-how to combine type and image for dynamic effect as well as to use them in contrast to create tension and meaning in design. Creating strong layouts is the most important as well as the most challenging of any project. This book inspires through excellence by exhibiting great design work then deconstructing the processes in simple visual terms. Type, Image, Message: Merging Pictures and Ideas looks at this respected art form while providing practical information that can be used by any designer wishing to hone the skills needed to merge type with images in an inspired manner.

The Anatomy of Type

A Graphic Guide to 100 Typefaces

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Author: Stephen Coles

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062203118

Category: Design

Page: 256

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The Anatomy of Type is the ultimate stylistic guide to the intricacies and design of 100 indispensable typefaces. A delightful, colorful, and visual reference guide created by Stephen Coles and Tony Seddon—two acknowledged pros in the font design world—The Anatomy of Type was developed with typographers, graphic designers, and font geeks in mind, graphically and visually expanding on the current font-mania initiated by Simon Garfields's Just My Type.

The Wayfinding Handbook

Information Design for Public Places

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Author: David Gibson

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568987699

Category: Architecture

Page: 152

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"Principles of environmental graphic design"--P. [1] of cover.

Graphic Design

The New Basics

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Author: Ellen Lupton,Jennifer Cole Phillips

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1616893443

Category: Design

Page: N.A

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How do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside the design annuals and monographs of other designers' work. For those looking to challenge the cut-and-paste mentality there are few resources that are both informative and inspirational. In Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton, best-selling author of such books as Thinking with Type and Design It Yourself, and design educator Jennifer Cole Phillips refocus design instruction on the study of the fundamentals of form in a critical, rigorous way informed by contemporary media, theory, and software systems

Type Rules

The Designer's Guide to Professional Typography

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Author: Ilene Strizver

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118758668

Category: Design

Page: 320

View: 2019

Type Rules!, Fourth Edition is an up-to-date, thorough introduction to the principles and practices of typography. From the fundamentals to cutting-edge applications, this edition has everything today's serious designer needs to use type effectively. Dozens of exercises reinforce authoritative coverage on such topics as how to select the appropriate type for the job, how to set type like a pro, and how to design a typeface, as well as how to fully harness the power of major design packages including the Adobe Creative Suite.Includes video clips showing examples of projects discussed in Chapter 11- Type on the Web and Chapter 12- Type in Motion

Typography Workbook

A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design

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Author: Timothy Samara

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1616735899

Category: Design

Page: 240

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DIVThe Typography Workbook provides an at-a-glance reference book for designers on all aspects of type. The book is part of Rockport's popular Workbook series of practical and inspirational workbooks that cover all the fundamental areas of the graphic design business. This book presents an abundance of information on type - the cornerstone of graphic design - succinctly and to the point, so that designers can get the information they need quickly and easily. Whereas many other books on type are either very technical or showcase oriented, this book offers ideas and inspiration through hundreds of real-life projects showing successful, well-crafted usage of type. The book also offers a variety of other content, including choosing fonts, sizes, and colors; incorporating text and illustrations; avoiding common mistakes in text usage; and teaching rules by which to live (and work) by. /div

Letters from the Avant-Garde

Modern Graphic Design

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Author: Ellen Lupton,Elaine Lustig Cohen

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568980522

Category: Art

Page: 95

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Writing paper, postcards, and business cards offer typographic self-portraits of the most influential progenitors of modern design.

I Used to Be a Design Student

50 Graphic Designers Then and Now

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Author: Billy Kiosoglou,Philippin Frank

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856698986

Category: Design

Page: 256

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This book offers a rare chance to read what graphic designers feel about their education and profession. Fifty influential designers give the low-down about their student days and their professional lives. A piece of their college work is shown alongside an example of current work. Each designer also offers a key piece of advice and a warning, making this a must-read for anyone embarking on a career in design. Contributors include Stefan Sagmeister, James Goggin, Karlssonwilker, Studio Dumbar, Cornel Windlin, Daniel Eatock, Spin, Hyperkit, and Christian Küsters.

Meggs' History of Graphic Design

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Author: Philip B. Meggs,Alston W. Purvis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119136202

Category: Design

Page: 696

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The bestselling graphic design reference, updated for the digital age Meggs' History of Graphic Design is the industry's unparalleled, award-winning reference. With over 1,400 high-quality images throughout, this visually stunning text guides you through a saga of artistic innovators, breakthrough technologies, and groundbreaking developments that define the graphic design field. The initial publication of this book was heralded as a publishing landmark, and author Philip B. Meggs is credited with significantly shaping the academic field of graphic design. Meggs presents compelling, comprehensive information enclosed in an exquisite visual format. The text includes classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and the advent of postmodern design. This new sixth edition has also been updated to provide: The latest key developments in web, multimedia, and interactive design Expanded coverage of design in Asia and the Middle East Emerging design trends and technologies Timelines framed in a broader historical context to help you better understand the evolution of contemporary graphic design Extensive ancillary materials including an instructor's manual, expanded image identification banks, flashcards, and quizzes You can't master a field without knowing the history. Meggs' History of Graphic Design presents an all-inclusive, visually spectacular arrangement of graphic design knowledge for students and professionals. Learn the milestones, developments, and pioneers of the trade so that you can shape the future.

Making and Breaking the Grid

A Graphic Design Layout Workshop

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Author: Timothy Samara

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1616736313

Category: Design

Page: 208

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For designers working in every medium, layout is arguable the most basic, and most important, element. Effective layout is essential to communication and enables the end user to not only be drawn in with an innovative design but to digest information easily. Making and Breaking the Grid is a comprehensive layout design workshop that assumes that in order to effectively break the rules of grid-based design, one must first understand those rules and see them applies to real-world projects. Text reveals top designersÆ work in process and rationale. Projects with similar characteristics are linked through a simple notational system that encourages exploration and comparison of structure ideas. Also included are historical overviews that summarize the development of layout concepts, both grid-based and non-grid based, in modern design practice.

Grid Systems

Principles of Organizing Type

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Author: Kimberly Elam

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1616893478

Category: Design

Page: N.A

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Although grid systems are the foundation for almost all typographic design, they are often associated with rigid, formulaic solutions. However, the belief that all great design is nonetheless based on grid systems (even if only subverted ones) suggests that few designers truly understand the complexities and potential riches of grid composition.

Designing For Social Change

Strategies for Community-Based Graphic Design

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Author: Andrew Shea

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781616890476

Category: Design

Page: 160

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This newest title in the design briefs series is a compact, hands-on guide for graphic design professionals who want to start helping communities and effectuating social change in the world. Author Andrew Shea presents ten strategies for successful community engagement, grounding each one in two real world case studies. The twenty projects featured in the book are by both design professionals and students and range from creating a map of services for the homeless community in Santa Monica, helping Chicago's Humboldt Park community by designing a website where donors can buy essential items for community members, to encouraging LA's Latina community to go for an annual PAP exam in an attempt to prevent cervical cancer through carefully designed posters, murals, and other material. Designing for Social Change is both an inspiration and a how-to book that encourages graphic designers everywhere to go out and do good with their work, providing them with the tools to complete successful projects in their communities.