Graphic Design Rules

Graphic Design Rules
Publisher Chronicle Books
Release Date
Category Design
Total Pages 212
ISBN 9781616899233
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews

DON'T use comic sans (except ironically!) but DO worship the classic typefaces like Helvetica and Garamond. Graphic Design Rules is a handy guide for professional graphic designers, students, and laymen who incorporate graphic design into their job or small business. Packed with practical advice, this spirited collection of design dos and don'ts takes readers through 365 rules like knowing when to use a modular grid—and when to throw the grid out the window. All designers will appreciate tips and lessons from these highly accomplished authors, who draw on years of experience to help you create good design.

Graphic Design Rules
  • Author : Tony Seddon,Sean Adams,Peter Dawson,John Foster
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07

DON'T use comic sans (except ironically!) but DO worship the classic typefaces like Helvetica and Garamond. Graphic Design Rules is a handy guide for professional graphic designers, students, and laymen who incorporate graphic design into their job or small business. Packed with practical advice, this spirited collection of design dos

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1981

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  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003

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  • Publisher : Rockport Publishers
  • Release Date : 2007-04-01

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  • Publisher : Rockport Pub
  • Release Date : 1997

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-03-15

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  • Author : Denise Bosler
  • Publisher : HOW Books
  • Release Date : 2015-01-28

Creatives are taught the rules of design by mentors and professors. We are told what to do and how to do it. "Follow the rules and color within the lines," they say. "Only use two fonts on a page and don't make your logo too complicated," they say. It's time

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  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-10-24

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  • Author : Amy Graver,Ben Jura
  • Publisher : Rockport Pub
  • Release Date : 2012-07-01

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  • Author : Debbie Millman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-08-23

This must-have resource for students, beginners and new designers is packed full of advice and examples from the biggest names in graphic design. Full of engaging essays and case studies from some of the most prolific designers of our time, this complete guide provides a thorough grounding in designing and

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-08-20

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  • Publisher : Peachpit Press
  • Release Date : 2011-12-29

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  • Author : Robin Williams
  • Publisher : Peachpit Press
  • Release Date : 2008

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  • Publisher : A & C Black
  • Release Date : 2011-09-15

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