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Format (Basics Design #1)

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Introducing the brand-new, extremely visual BASICS series, which will eventually incorporate 5 titles, each representing a fundamental aspect of graphic design. Format, the first entry, concerns the physical dimensions of a product and the space one has to present the graphic elements of a design: the size of a book, the scale of a poster, the folds in a brochure. This ins

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Paperback, 176 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by Fairchild Books (first published January 11th 2004)
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Laura Fudge
Jan 06, 2013 Laura Fudge rated it really liked it
An interesting read for any print designers. This book has a brilliant combination of both very good examples and illustrations of different formats and technical information and terms on the formats and how they work. There is some lovely work in here, some of it I had seen before and some of it was new. There is work by Frost Design, Hat-Trick, Madethought, Pentagram, Rose Design, Sagmeister and Why Not Associates, ranging from books to posters, brochures to marketing objects…

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Aug 17, 2010 Pavel Kočička rated it it was amazing
Great informative book about format, printing techniques and finishing. A lot of great examples. Good written and very well done. I love works from Ambrose and Harris.
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