The Designer's Desktop Manual (Second Edition) empowers designers at all levels.
Tackling common technical problems and establishing best-practice guidelines alongside a wealth of hints and tips, it unravels the essential aspects of key areas of print- and screen-based design.
Each section covers the technical issues and skills needed for a specific area of design. Via step-by-step projects and inspirational examples, type and typography, colour, imaging, layout, and printing are clarified and made usable.
This his fully updated, revised edition covers the most recent software updates, tackles common technical problems, and establishes best-practice guidelines alongside a wealth of technical hints and tips.
About the Author
Jason Simmons is an award-winning art director and designer. He has over 15 years of editorial design and magazine brand development experience, including the art direction of MacUser magazine. He lives in Lewes, UK.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 19th August 2010
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 20.5
Edition Number: 2