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Graphic Design: A User’s Manual Paperback – 25 Sep 2009

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing; 01 edition (25 Sept. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1856695913
  • ISBN-13: 978-1856695916
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 3.2 x 24.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 341,476 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This book offers students, novice designers and battle-toughened professionals alike an insider’s guide to the complexities of current graphic design practice and thinking. Set out in A-Z style and written in a realistic, conversational and insightful way, the book provides advice on the fundamental topics and issues that face designers in their daily lives, looking at everything from kerning to presenting; from budgeting to dealing with rejection; from annual reports to interface design. Graphic Design: A User's Manual contains all you need to know to survive and prosper in the complex, ever-shifting world of graphic design.

About the Author

Adrian Shaughnessy is a designer and writer, and the author of How to be a graphic designer, without losing your soul and Cover Art By: New Music Graphics. He co-founded the design company Intro and, since leaving in 2003, has worked as a consultant to various design studios and clients. He has lectured extensively on design and hosts the radio programme ‘Graphic Design On The Radio’.



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