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The Type Project Book: Typographic projects to sharpen your creative skills & diversify your portfolio

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The Type Project Book: Typographic projects to sharpen your creative skills & diversify your portfolio

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  • Full-color, oversized project guide: focused, hands-on practice for improving how you use type in a wide spectrum of modern projects
  • For designers at all levels of experience: fills a gap in many designers’ educations, and helps working professionals transcend their organizations’ restrictive style guides
  • Comes with Instructor Notes to help instructors facilitate a course using this text
  • By top Adobe Max speaker Nigel French, one of the graphic design industry’s leading instructors

Description

  • Copyright 2021
  • Dimensions: 8" x 10"
  • Pages: 288
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-681604-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-681604-1

TYPOGRAPHIC PROJECTS TO SHARPEN YOUR CREATIVE SKILLS & DIVERSIFY YOUR PORTFOLIO

Whether youre a seasoned pro looking to brush up your portfolio, or a novice with a laptop full of design software you havent yet mastered, this book has you covered. In dozens of projects, the authors guide you through the nitty-gritty details of book design, magazine layout, poster production, and all manner of print projects, from start to finish. The Type Project Book is loaded with tips and insider knowledge that will help you hone your design skills, deepen your type knowledge, and nerd out on the history of graphic design.

Each section is a deep dive into real-world design projects from working designers: a cookbook; a letterpress gig poster; an animated web banner; an infographic; even the humble business card is explored. Along the way, wisdom is offered, tips and time-saving tricks are shared, the secrets of working graphic designers are revealed all with the requisite doses of wit one expects from seasoned professionals with decades of experience.

THE TYPE PROJECT BOOK PROVIDES:

  • A wide variety of typography-focused projects ranging from a single letter to a book of several hundred pages
  • An understanding of the design principles involved in creating impactful graphic design
  • Immersion into the wider world of type and lettering and its use for artistic expression
  • Tips and techniques for the most efficient working practices

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1               Pastiche

2               Short Text

3               Longer Text

4               Typographic Portraits

5               Type as Image

Index of Typefaces

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