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Graphic Design School : Principles and Practices - Sandra Stewart

Graphic Design School

Principles and Practices


Published: 1st April 2014
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This fully revised edition of Graphic Design School improves upon previous editions by providing a more fully developed introduction to the study of graphic design, firmly locating it within the professional activities it embraces. The book is organized into two main sections, ‘principles’ and ‘practice’. The first section deals with the fundamentals of design, such as composition, hierarchy, layout, typography, grid structure, colour and so on. The second section puts these basics into practice, and gives information about studio techniques and production issues relevant to a number of different graphic design disciplines. The last part of the second section provides an overview of some of the different career choices open to students entering the graphic design field.

About the Author

Sandy Stewart has served as the Program Director for Graphic Design, the Department Head for Media Arts, and is currently the Associate Dean for Academics at Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design faculty. She was a co-owner and President of Concept 3 Design, an awardwinning graphic design firm for 10 years, and she is currently an active freelancer. Her clients have included Fortune 500 companies and national magazines, and she has designed several lines of greeting cards for clients that include the Museum of Modern Art bookstore. Sandy has won over 25 professional design awards and honors in her career, and the prestigious Allen Rothwarf Award for Excellence in Teaching from Drexel University

ISBN: 9780500291436
ISBN-10: 0500291438
Audience: Adult Education
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st April 2014
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 22.3  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised