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The Designer's Dictionary of Type (Hardcover): Sean Adams The Designer's Dictionary of Type (Hardcover)
Sean Adams
R513 R365 Discovery Miles 3 650 Save R148 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Designer's Dictionary of Type follows in the footsteps of The Designer's Dictionary of Color, providing a vivid and highly accessible look at an even more important graphic design ingredient: typography. From classic fonts like Garamond and Helvetica, to modern-day digital fonts like OCR-A and Keedy Sans, author and designer Sean Adams demystifies 48 major typefaces, describing their history, stylistic traits, and common application. Adams once again provides eye-catching illustrated examples, this time showcasing the beauty and expressiveness of typography, as employed by the world's greatest designers. Organized by serif, sans-serif, script, display, and digital typefaces, this book will be a vital guide for designers, teachers, or students looking to gain a foundational understanding of the art, practice, and history of typography.

Graphic Design Rules - 365 Essential Design Dos and Don'ts (Paperback, Flexibound): Peter Dawson, John Foster, Tony... Graphic Design Rules - 365 Essential Design Dos and Don'ts (Paperback, Flexibound)
Peter Dawson, John Foster, Tony Seddon, Sean Adams; Foreword by Stefan G Bucher
R470 R317 Discovery Miles 3 170 Save R153 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

365 daily design mantras from four leading industry experts, providing you with valuable design dos and don'ts for every day of year. Packed with practical advice presented in a fun, lighthearted fashion, this is the perfect book for the ever-growing group of non-designers who want some graphic design guidance. And for more experienced designers, individual entries will either bring forth knowing nods of agreement or hoots of derision, depending on whether or not the reader loves or hates hyphenation, has a pathological fear of beige, or thinks that baseline grids are boring. In the style of a classical almanac, 365 entries combine a specific rule with a commentary from a variety of experienced designers from all fields of the graphic design industry. Covering topics such as typography, colour, layout, imagery, production, and creative thinking, you can either dip in at random or use the book as the source of a daily lesson in how to produce great graphic design.

Designer's Dictionary of Colour [UK edition] (Hardcover): Sean Adams Designer's Dictionary of Colour [UK edition] (Hardcover)
Sean Adams
R458 R367 Discovery Miles 3 670 Save R91 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Designer's Dictionary of Color provides an in-depth look at 30 colors key to art and graphic design. Organized by spectrum, in color-by-color sections for easy navigation, this book documents each hue with charts showing color range and palette variations. Chapters detail each color's creative history and cultural associations, with examples of color use that extend from the artistic to the utilitarian-whether the turquoise on a Reid Miles album cover or the avocado paint job on a 1970s Dodge station wagon. A practical and inspirational resource for designers and students alike, The Designer's Dictionary of Color opens up the world of color for all those who seek to harness its incredible power.

The Field Guide to Supergraphics - Graphics in the Urban Environment (Hardcover): Sean Adams The Field Guide to Supergraphics - Graphics in the Urban Environment (Hardcover)
Sean Adams
R460 R354 Discovery Miles 3 540 Save R106 (23%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

The definition of a supergraphic has changed over the last twenty years. Once, only a large decorative design on a wall or building was a supergraphic. Today it encompasses architectural delineation wayfinding and identifying signage, illustrative murals, and branding elements. A supergraphic can take the form of an enormous logo on the side of a building, a wall of multi-colored squares, or an oversized restroom symbol. Digital technology now allows for interaction and screen-based media on a large scale. The audience can now truly communicate with an architectural space in a unique and personal manner. The difference between a large overwrought design on the wall and a successful supergraphic is typically based on two points: a strong concept, and interaction with the architecture, light and space. Many people can paint stripes on a wall. But a designer can use the entire volume, sense place, context and changing environment to create a story with words, colour and shapes. This book includes examples of the best supergraphics internationally. These are evidence of the sense of delight when a beautifully crafted graphic solution and smart concept are married to remarkable architecture.

The Designer's Dictionary of Color (Hardcover): Sean Adams The Designer's Dictionary of Color (Hardcover)
Sean Adams
R528 R429 Discovery Miles 4 290 Save R99 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Color Design Workbook: New, Revised Edition - A Real World Guide to Using Color in Graphic Design (Paperback, Rev Ed): Sean... Color Design Workbook: New, Revised Edition - A Real World Guide to Using Color in Graphic Design (Paperback, Rev Ed)
Sean Adams
R444 R352 Discovery Miles 3 520 Save R92 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

From the meanings behind colors to working with color in presentations, Color Design Workbook provides you with the information needed to effectively apply color to design work. Since color is such an important part of graphic design, designers need the most up-to-date, as well as the most fundamental, information on the subject to have the tools needed to use color effectively. The Color Design Workbook, New, Revised Edition explains the meanings behind colors, working with color in presentations, and loads more. This guide book provides you with the vital information needed to creatively and effectively apply color to your own design work. You will also receive guidance on talking with clients about color and selling color ideas, and you'll also learn the science behind color theory. Case studies are included to show the effects some color choices had on both their clients and consumers. So why wait any longer? Become a color expert now!

Coin of Indecision - How to Make Decisions Using Your Intuition (Paperback): Sean Adams Coin of Indecision - How to Make Decisions Using Your Intuition (Paperback)
Sean Adams
R282 Discovery Miles 2 820 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This is not your typical self-help book with airy-fairy, unpractical ideas that won't help you succeed.
No, this is all about helping you make the RIGHT decisions The decisions that are best for YOU
Soon, you'll easily be making decisions that are in alignment with who you are at your most basic and core self.
Coin of Indecision will help you: -Get to know yourself better -Get rid of the worry and stress of decision making -Put yourself first in the decision making process -Learn to live your passion -Be okay with where you are currently -Learn to take action-any action -Stop letting fear rule your decision making process -Create the reality you know you want and deserve
When you use the tools included in the Coin of Indecision, you'll make choices faster, easier and in alignment with what is most important to you.

Darkness Falls (Paperback): Sean Adams Darkness Falls (Paperback)
Sean Adams
R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

From zombies, to haunted houses, from ghosts to hallucinations, you'll find it all here in Darkness Falls - a series of tales from the dark side. Tales to cause nightmares.

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