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The Language of Graphic Design : An Illustrated Handbook for Understanding Fundamental Design Principles - Richard Poulin

The Language of Graphic Design

An Illustrated Handbook for Understanding Fundamental Design Principles

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Published: 1st April 2011
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For anyone trying to communicate in a new language, one has to first gain a complete understanding of its fundamentals; the ABC's of that language, definitions, functions, and usage.

The Language of Graphic Design provides graphic design students and practitioners with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental elements and principles of their language graphic design what they are, why they are important, and how to use them effectively. Organised by the building blocks of the graphic design language, this reference includes work by some of the most successful and renowned practitioners from around the world and how they have applied these fundamental principles to their work.

By examining both student and professional work, this comprehensive handbook is a more meaningful, memorable, and inspiring reference tool for novice design students, as well as young designers starting their careers.

To understand visual communications one has to first understand by seeing. To develop this discipline or visual sense is similar to learning a new language with its own unique alphabet, lexicon (vocabulary), and syntax (sentence structure).

This book provides clear, concise information that will enhance visual literacy, while using dynamic, memorable visual references to inspire and reinforce the skill of seeing.



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Great book


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  • Easy To Understand
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    It contain the information on graphic design, with colours and pictures, great book with great price.

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    ISBN: 9781592536764
    ISBN-10: 159253676X
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 288
    Published: 1st April 2011
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.3  x 2.6
    Weight (kg): 1.234