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AUTHORS: Arntson, Amy E. - ©2012
GRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS combines design principles, history, and current technology to give you a comprehensive introduction to the field of graphic design. Explore the dynamics of color and the basics of layout while you learn how to use the computer as a design tool and master the concepts of design structure and visual perception, and learn how to assess your own work. Vivid and compelling on every page, this contemporary book includes a wide range of visuals from throughout design history, as well as the latest contemporary illustrations and electronic designs. The accompanying Premium Website offers bonus images, interviews with artists featured in the text, additional projects, studio techniques and research links.