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The Layout Book

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Most books just tell how to do layout. The Layout Book explains the hows, whys, and why nots of layout. A historical overview of layout, from the early scribes to today, is followed by a systematic look at key theoretical principles and practical applications. A selection of great layout designs and more than 300 illustrations in full color and black-and-white provides ide ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published November 13th 2007 by Fairchild Books AVA (first published January 1st 2007)
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pearl
Jul 19, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: design
A solid overview of the history, development, and theories of layouts in Western graphic design, disappointingly brought down by recurring skeezy examples of women in little to no clothing and compromising poses. Ugh why.
RW Press
Jul 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
A good read and reference book for those who deal with print layout. It covers layout from as early as the first Gutenberg bible to modern magazine layouts. The edition I have was print in 2007, so the same year that the iPhone was released and before the iPad and other tablet devices, so if buying the book today you may feel it's missing a huge area that people now use to consume media. ...more
Keeko
Mar 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Easy to understand and lots of photos and illustrations to explain the text. Great resource.
Ilya Bourim
Nov 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Simple introduction to layout design. I liked the book.
Pavel Kočička
Aug 17, 2010 rated it it was amazing
One of the best books about layout in publications. Big format, great examples, a lot of not-so-easy-2-find information. Must have for good graphic designer.
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i znów znalazłam jedynie pod niemieckim tytułem :)
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