The Non Designer s Design Book

The Non Designer s Design Book
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Author: Robin Williams
Pages: 99998
ISBN: 9780133966343
Release: 2014-11-20
Editor: Peachpit Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

The Non Designer s Photoshop Book

The Non Designer s Photoshop Book
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Author: Robin Williams,John Tollett
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780132732949
Release: 2011-07-24
Editor: Peachpit Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

The Non designer s Design Book

The Non designer s Design Book
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Author: Robin Williams
Pages: 215
ISBN: 0321534042
Release: 2008
Editor: Peachpit Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

The Non designer s Design Book

The Non designer s Design Book
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Author: Robin Williams
Pages: 144
ISBN: UOM:39015048580875
Release: 1994
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

The Non designer s Presentation Book

The Non designer s Presentation Book
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Author: Robin Williams
Pages: 158
ISBN: 9780321656216
Release: 2010
Editor: Peachpit Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

The Non Designer s InDesign Book

The Non Designer s InDesign Book
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Author: Robin Williams
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780132732987
Release: 2011-09-28
Editor: Peachpit Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

The Non designer s Web Book

The Non designer s Web Book
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Author: Robin Williams,John Tollett
Pages: 335
ISBN: UOM:39076002745011
Release: 2006
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Demonstrates Web design basics and offers advice on navigation, interfaces, graphic file format, image preparation, and animation, while explaining how to test, upload, register, and promote effective Web sites.

The Non designers Design Book

The Non designers Design Book
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Author: Robin Williams
Pages: 191
ISBN: 0321193857
Release: 2004
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

The Non Designer s Illustrator Book

The Non Designer s Illustrator Book
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Author: Robin Williams,John Tollett
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780132733038
Release: 2011-10-23
Editor: Peachpit Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

Hello Web Design

Hello Web Design
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Author: Tracy Osborn
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781718501386
Release: 2021-06-22
Editor: No Starch Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Learn just enough design to complement your current career. Hello Web Design will teach you design principles and handy shortcuts so you can feel confident designing your homepage, side-project, future startup, your next presentation, and more.

The Non designer s Type Book

The Non designer s Type Book
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Author: Robin Williams
Pages: 239
ISBN: 0321303369
Release: 2005-09-01
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Long-awaited update to best-selling classic covers all that's new (and old) in the world of type!

The Non Designers Design Book

The Non Designers Design Book
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Author: Robin Williams
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0938151851
Release: 1994-07-01
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A noted graphic-design instructor/author explains the basic principles of good design in a clear, simple, enjoyable style. Williams introduces the four principles of design and defines each with simple examples familiar to the reader. Extensively illustrated with before-and-after examples of page design.

Robin Williams Design Workshop Second Edition

Robin Williams Design Workshop  Second Edition
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Author: Robin Williams,John Tollett
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780132712194
Release: 2006-08-10
Editor: Pearson Education

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Learn design theory and practical know-how from the award-winning author/design team, Robin Williams and John Tollett! Robin Williams introduced design and typographic principles to legions of readers with her best-selling Non-Designer's book series. Now she and designer/co-author John Tollett take you to the next level of creative design with practical advice and lessons in composition, visual impact, and design challenges. Presented in Robin and John's signature style—writing that is so crystal clear, it's accessible to absolutely anyone—and illustrated with hundreds of full-color design examples, the ideas in this book tackle design theory, visual puns, and layout and graphics strategies for real-world projects. Developing designers will appreciate the authors' imaginative approach and well-chosen examples. Discover practical and effective design principles and concepts—and how to apply them to virtually any project. Learn why some designs are attention-getting and others are not. Learn how to choose just the right look—corporate or casual, classic or trendy—for specific types of projects, such as business cards, letterhead and envelopes, newsletters and brochures, logos, advertising, and more. Test your design acumen by comparing before-and-after examples. Find a wealth of inspiration for your own design projects. Gain insight into the design process by studying the work of guest designers, who offer their personal commentary and insights.

Design for Hackers

Design for Hackers
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Author: David Kadavy
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781119999010
Release: 2011-08-08
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Discover the techniques behind beautiful design by deconstructing designs to understand them The term 'hacker' has been redefined to consist of anyone who has an insatiable curiosity as to how things work—and how they can try to make them better. This book is aimed at hackers of all skill levels and explains the classical principles and techniques behind beautiful designs by deconstructing those designs in order to understand what makes them so remarkable. Author and designer David Kadavy provides you with the framework for understanding good design and places a special emphasis on interactive mediums. You'll explore color theory, the role of proportion and geometry in design, and the relationship between medium and form. Packed with unique reverse engineering design examples, this book inspires and encourages you to discover and create new beauty in a variety of formats. Breaks down and studies the classical principles and techniques behind the creation of beautiful design Illustrates cultural and contextual considerations in communicating to a specific audience Discusses why design is important, the purpose of design, the various constraints of design, and how today's fonts are designed with the screen in mind Dissects the elements of color, size, scale, proportion, medium, and form Features a unique range of examples, including the graffiti in the ancient city of Pompeii, the lack of the color black in Monet's art, the style and sleekness of the iPhone, and more By the end of this book, you'll be able to apply the featured design principles to your own web designs, mobile apps, or other digital work.

Book of Ideas

Book of Ideas
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Author: Radim Malinic
Pages: 256
ISBN: 0993540015
Release: 2018-09-07
Editor: Unknown

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Graphic Design for Non Designers

Graphic Design for Non Designers
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Author: Tony Seddon,Jane Cooper
Pages: 224
ISBN: 2888933454
Release: 2017-08-23
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management
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Author: Greg L. Stewart,Kenneth G. Brown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781119492986
Release: 2019-06-18
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Human Resource Management addresses the challenges faced by human resource managers, integrating traditional theory with real-world strategy to equip students with the knowledge, perspective, and skills they need to thrive in the ever-changing global business environment. Presented in a clear and relatable style, this text emphasizes how effective human resource management and strategic planning work in concert to allow organizations to achieve maximum success. The focus on practical application illustrates the essential link between strategic planning and implementation, providing an inside look at how real-world companies increase effectiveness through world-class human resources management practices. A wealth of case studies, discussion topics, and exercises reinforce key concepts, strengthening students’ ability to think strategically and integrate core HR management principles into the decision-making process. By mirroring the current landscape’s increased reliance on smart people-management strategy, this text underscores the importance of HR management in attracting and retaining the top talent that drives an organization forward.

Design For How People Learn

Design For How People Learn
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Author: Julie Dirksen
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780132693769
Release: 2011-11-07
Editor: New Riders

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

The Mac is Not a Typewriter

The Mac is Not a Typewriter
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Author: Robin Williams
Pages: 88
ISBN: UOM:39015056505442
Release: 2003
Editor: Peachpit Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Covers punctuation, special characters, accent marks, fonts, tabs, indentations, widows and orphans, hyphenations, line breaks, linespacing, justified text, and typeface combinations.

The Graphic Design Reference Specification Book

The Graphic Design Reference   Specification Book
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Author: Poppy Evans,Aaris Sherin,Irina Lee
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781592538515
Release: 2013-09
Editor: Rockport Pub

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Graphic Design Reference & Specification Book should always be next to a designer's computer. Completely practical with only the most needed information, this valuable book provides designers with all the little details that can make or break a design, such as how much space to leave in the gutter when designing barrel folds, how to layout a template for a box, and the ratios of each part, as well as metric conversion charts, standard envelope sizes in the USA, Europe, Canada and Asia, and much more. This hardworking handbook is compact and accessible and is a must-have for any graphic designer.