The Non Designer S Design Book

The Non Designer S Design Book

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For nearly 20 years, designers and non-designers alike have been introduced to the fundamental principles of great design by author Robin Williams. Through her straightforward and light-hearted style, Robin has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to make their designs look professional using four surprisingly simple principles. Now in its fourth edition, The Non-Designer’s Design Book offers even more practical design advice, including a new chapter on the fundamentals of typography, more quizzes and exercises to train your Designer Eye, updated projects for you to try, and new visual and typographic examples to inspire your creativity. Whether you’re a Mac user or a Windows user, a type novice, or an aspiring graphic designer, you will find the instruction and inspiration to approach any design project with confidence. THIS ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DESIGN WILL TEACH YOU The four principles of design that underlie every design project How to design with color How to design with type How to combine typefaces for maximum effect How to see and think like a professional designer Specific tips on designing newsletters, brochures, flyers, and other projects

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Genre : Art
Author by : Robin Williams
Publisher : Peachpit Press
Release : 2014-11-20
File : 99998 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780133966343


The Non Designer S Indesign Book

The Non Designer S Indesign Book

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Many designers and photographers own the entire suite of Adobe’s creative products, but they manage to learn only one or two of the applications really well. If Adobe InDesign CS5.5 is the one app in the suite that makes you feel like you’re entering a foreign country where you don’t speak the language, Robin Williams provides the perfect travel guide and translator in this new edition to the best-selling Non-Designer’s series. This fun, straight-forward, four-color book includes many individual exercises designed specifically to teach InDesign CS5.5 to beginners in such a way that you can jump in at any point to learn a specific tool or technique. Along the way, Robin offers design tips for making your work communicate appropriately and beautifully. Whether you need to create your own marketing materials for a small business or organization, or you want your student or business papers to be perceived as more professional, or you want to become more proficient with the design tools you already use, this book is the fastest and most efficient path to mastering basic tasks InDesign. In this non-designer’s guide to InDesign CS5.5, you’ll learn: How to create basic design projects, such as flyers, business cards, letterhead, ads, brochures, CD covers, and much more How to add images to your pages and crop, rotate, resize, and add effects to those images How to use InDesign’s typographic tools to make your work look professional How to use style sheets so every job is easier to create and work with How to use tabs and indents with confidence and predictability How to create nice-looking tables to effectively organize data And, of course, the basics of working in InDesign with layers, panels, tools, etc.

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Genre : Computers
Author by : Robin Williams
Publisher : Peachpit Press
Release : 2011-09-28
File : 240 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780132732987


The Non Designer S Presentation Book

The Non Designer S Presentation Book

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Provides information on creating an effective digital presentation, covering such topics as animation, plot, contrast, software, and handouts.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Robin Williams
Publisher : Peachpit Press
Release : 2010
File : 158 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780321656216


The Non Designer S Illustrator Book

The Non Designer S Illustrator Book

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Many designers and photographers own the entire suite of Adobe creative products, but they manage to learn only one or two of the applications really well. This new addition to the popular Non-Designer’s series from best-selling authors Robin Williams and John Tollett includes many individual exercises designed specifically to teach the tools and features in Illustrator CS5.5 that designers (as opposed to illustrators) need to use. Along the way, the book offers many design tips for non-designers. Individual exercises ensure that a reader can jump in at any point and learn a specific tool or technique. In this non-designer’s guide to Illustrator techniques, you’ll learn: How vector images, as in Illustrator, are different from raster images, as in Photoshop, and when to choose which one How to use Illustrator CS5.5’s tools to create and work with lines, shapes, anchor points and control handles, color, etc. How to draw your own shapes and trace others How to enter text and control the design of it How to take advantage of the symbol libraries, clipping masks, variable-width strokes, and much more When and why to rasterize elements of your vector image

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Genre : Computers
Author by : Robin Williams
Publisher : Peachpit Press
Release : 2011-10-23
File : 240 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780132733038


The Non Designer S Design Book

The Non Designer S Design Book

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The long-awaited update to the best-selling design guide classic by celebrated author Robin Williams - now in colour!

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Genre : Computers
Author by : Robin Williams
Publisher : Peachpit Press
Release : 2008
File : 215 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0321534042


The Non Designer S Design Book

The Non Designer S Design Book

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Defines page layout and design principles and explains how to use space, color, and type to create dynamic-looking documents and Web pages

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Genre : Desktop publishing
Author by : Robin Williams
Publisher :
Release : 1994
File : 144 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015048580875


Hello Web Design

Hello Web Design

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This book democratizes web development for everyone. It's a fun, clever guide that covers all of the key design principles, best practices, useful shortcuts, pro tips, real-world examples, and basic coding tutorials needed to produce a beautiful website that you'll feel confident sharing with the world. Because you, too, can design for the web! Hello Web Design contains everything you need to feel comfortable doing your own web development, including an abundance of real-life website examples that will inspire and motivate you. No need to spend time and money hiring an expensive graphic designer; this book will walk you through the fundamentals - and shortcuts - you need to do it all yourself, right now.

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Genre : Computers
Author by : Tracy Osborn
Publisher : No Starch Press
Release : 2021-06-22
File : 160 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781718501393


The Non Designer S Photoshop Book

The Non Designer S Photoshop Book

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Many designers and photographers own the entire suite of Adobe creative products, but they manage to learn only one or two of the applications really well. This new addition to the popular Non-Designer’s books from best-selling authors Robin Williams and John Tollett uses a series of individual exercises to teach image-editing tasks in Adobe Photoshop CS5.5 specifically to designers, who need to enhance their photos for use in brochures, advertising, Flickr, Facebook, websites, and so on. In this fun, full-color, straight-forward guide to Photoshop CS5.5, you’ll learn: Basic photo editing, such as how to smooth out wrinkles, remove blemishes, lose a little weight, clean up dust and scratches, brighten and sharpen the image, delete people, remove or add space in the middle of a photo, and more How to further manipulate and enhance images with filters and effects How to draw and paint with customized brushes, and how to colorize a black-and-white image All about layers and how to take advantage of them How and when to use paths, layer masks, and clipping masks to increase your editing capabilities How to merge several photos into one panorama, use the Puppet Warp feature, remove lens distortion, and much more Whether you need to improve or edit your photos for your graphic design work or to upload to your Flickr or Facebook account, this book is the easiest path to mastering basic tasks in Photoshop.

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Genre : Computers
Author by : Robin Williams
Publisher : Peachpit Press
Release : 2011-07-24
File : 240 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780132732949


Graphic Design For Non Designers

Graphic Design For Non Designers

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Whether its a birthday card for a relative or a poster for a neighbourhood event, at some point in our lives, almost all of us will produce a piece of graphic design. We all make design choices everyday, in the fonts we choose for our emails, the filters and crops we use for our photos, and the colours we choose to dress ourselves in. If you have never studied graphic design formally but want something that looks smart and well made, this is the book for you. Arming you with all the basic knowledge you need to get professional-looking results, using simple jargon-free tutorials, this is the one-stop must-have guide for anyone who wants to learn about graphic design, but doesn't know where to start.

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Genre :
Author by : Tony Seddon
Publisher :
Release : 2017-08-23
File : 224 Pages
ISBN-13 : 2888933454


Design For How People Learn

Design For How People Learn

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Products, technologies, and workplaces change so quickly today that everyone is continually learning. Many of us are also teaching, even when it's not in our job descriptions. Whether it's giving a presentation, writing documentation, or creating a website or blog, we need and want to share our knowledge with other people. But if you've ever fallen asleep over a boring textbook, or fast-forwarded through a tedious e-learning exercise, you know that creating a great learning experience is harder than it seems. In Design For How People Learn, you'll discover how to use the key principles behind learning, memory, and attention to create materials that enable your audience to both gain and retain the knowledge and skills you're sharing. Using accessible visual metaphors and concrete methods and examples, Design For How People Learn will teach you how to leverage the fundamental concepts of instructional design both to improve your own learning and to engage your audience.

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Genre : Education
Author by : Julie Dirksen
Publisher : New Riders
Release : 2011-11-07
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780132693769