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Graphic Design Rules

Graphic Design Rules Free download ¼ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free The right way to create the best graphic design Packed with practical advice but presented in a light hearted fashion Graphic Design Rules is the perfect book for the ever growing group of non designers who want some graphic design guidance. I have skimmed through the whole book and plan on going through again with a fine tooth comb soon I hope this isn t premature but I m calling this my Graphic Design Bible as I get deeper into the world of Graphic Design I don t know how it holds up for seasoned graphic designers perhaps it s all basics to them But I did Illustration at university and it s all new to me Some things are obvious than others but the precious esoteric tidbits like not letting a line end with the words it or is for example are like rare jewels to me and I find it all terribly interesting and helpful

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Graphic Design Rules Free download ¼ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ortantly their own combinations of the thousands of techniues one can apply when planning a new design project But there are some dos and don'ts that always figure strongly in any heated debate about what one should or should not accept as. I considered this book a must read as a graphic designer just starting out While I was at uni I realised that there were a lot of unspoken often untaught rules about layout and typography that I just needed know It made me insecure and afraid to make mistakes making me afraid to start a new project incase I did something stupid but reading this book has helped me let go of the fear of making rookie mistakes and has set me free to be a lot creative as a personIt s kind of like the Proverbs of Graphic DesignAs I read I realised that many of the rules in this book were no brainers to me and boosted my confidence and other rules I ended up treating as handy tips Thinking to myself huh who knew that was a thing that could helpBut the foreword from Stephen G Bucher was especially helpful to me in learning that as much as we in graphic design make each other feel like there are right answers and really WRONG answers and non of us really know them The fear of them will never make us happy or content with our work Our work will never evolve if we stick to the rules religiously with no real reason to but the fear of making mistakesIt is good to abide by the rules for the sake of visual language and communication but obsessing over pixels as important and satisfying as it may feel in the moment can be tedious at the best of time and must be let go of if we want to be really creativeIn Bucher s confident words You can look at this book as a guide to avoiding rookie mistakes or you can be an ordinary bastard like me and see it as a list of Oh yeah We ll see about that challengesI may be leaning to the Rookie Mistakes perspective on the book but I enjoy the possibility of seeing the challenges in it too

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Graphic Design Rules Free download ¼ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ask any graphic designer the world over about their preferred approach to setting type choosing a colour or beginning a new layout and you will rarely get exactly the same answer twice Every creative has their own individual approach or imp. Just because you can doesn t mean you should is the kind of designer wisdom given past present and future Graphic Design Rules is full of essential knowledge and elaborations of this for junior level designer wannabes and specifically the self taught designer They may not know what the rules of type color or composition are and lean towards subjectivity in their own design POV Newbies often focus on looks or aesthetics over conceptual ideas which is what gives a design meaningful richness For others that haven t learned to obsess about visual details it s important to know why certain ways work better over another But how does one know the difference between innovation or a hot mess How can one break the rules if one doesn t even know themThat s what this mentor in a book helps to articulate in a world where computers internet and digital tools are so accessible that everyone thinks they re a graphic designer but not everyone should be Key insights from experienced designers and educators Sean Adams Tony Seddon Peter Dawson John Foster offer clear conversational guidance relatable over conventional textbooks Broken into 6 categories each designer contributes rationale of essential Design Dos and Don ts from typography layout color imagery to production and the vital Practice of Design chapter Useful examples support solid design experimence against bad decisions with detrimental results or memorably expensive lessons It s not hard for a seasoned pro to nod or smirk knowingly as they read this or give up too soon thinking they know it all As a refresher it wouldn t hurt and there s always something new to learnOnce a designer has understood and adopted these pearls of wisdom that they no longer need this guidebook then the authors work will not have been in vain As a revised edition it begs two bits of design advice 1 Just because it was uoted years ago by a famous designer doesn t mean it s true now Massimo Vignelli s 12 typeface limit doesn t hold up any 2 Design thinking is a skill to be honed and worked upon often like a muscleso use it well use it often and use it with discernment P S Ironically for a book about Graphic Design Rules this is FULL of unfortunate hyphenation errors throughout a cautionary rule highlighted on page 87

  • Paperback
  • 384
  • Graphic Design Rules
  • Sean Adams
  • English
  • 17 September 2019
  • 9780711233461