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Before & After Page Design

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Approaches design as an essential form of communication. This book helps learn by example how to design single-page and multi-page publications, brochures, and advertisements, applying the principles design professionals live by. It also shows how to choose the right font for your project, why one typeface works better than another, and much more.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 10th 2003 by Peachpit Press
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Sebah Al-Ali
Aug 16, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: summer-10
أعجبتني أشكال التخطيطات التي استعرضها. و المعلومات التي أوردها وجدتها مفيدة و تعلمت منها الكثير.

أظنه كتابا مهما لمن يود تصميم/تخطيط/نشر كتاب أو مجلة إلكترونيا.

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Newsletters:
- left margin 13px, right: 9px, top: 4px, and botoom: 4px.
- Horizontal guides: 4(headline), 11.5, 19(top padding), 59 (bottom padding), 62 (line). Vertical: 2, 9, and 44.
- Headlines and bylines consistent throughout the paper.
- "Maintain at least 12 points of breathing room" between a headline and the text.
- 18 point spac
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Ang
Mar 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I have been working with page design since high school and reviewing the basics is always a breath of fresh air that helps me reset and clear the clutter when I begin a project--or rework a project. Thanks john McWade!
Srinivas
Oct 02, 2010 marked it as goodreads
Through Seth. He says John McWade's books taught him to see what others would see in a design that you the designer tend to ignore.
Russell Proctor
Jan 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great book. Bought whilst subscribing to Before & After magazine.
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