Product design is not art, engineering, or craft, yet the skills and understandings it calls for touch all these areas. In 101 brief, illustrated lessons, this accessible guide leads students and design lovers into the vast field of product design through explorations such as-
Why all design occurs in relation to the body
Why every product must be designed as part of a system
The difference between clever and gimmicky, and between kitsch and camp
Why every product has a "rig
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe InDesign choose Adobe InDesign Classroom in a Book (2020 release) from Adobe Press. The project-based step-by-step lessons show users the key techniques for working in InDesign. Designers will build a strong foundation of typographic, color, page layout, and document-construction skills that will enable them to produce a broad range of print and digital publications-from a simple postcard to an interactiv
"Alexander McQueen - Redefining Beauty" is magnificently adorned with some of Lee Alexander McQueen's most riveting designs, and the narrative illuminates the personal and professional struggles of a man who dared to defy accepted norms in the cavernous halls of fashion and give the world a new sense of the grandeur of which human creativity is capable. From conflicted gay teenager, aggressive and remote young man, through to his lonely suicide, the book charts Alexander McQueen's ascent to cout
Suitable for visual arts students, this title provides them a theoretical and practical exploration of each of the fundamental topics within the discipline of Graphic Design. It demonstrates how a creative approach to format selection and presentation space can produce dramatic results in both print and digital media.
Suitable at fashion merchandising, buying and business undergraduates, this handbook offers an overview of the fashion and retailing sector. It provides contextual information and an exploration of the evolution of the industry over the years. It highlights the skills and considerations needed to manage products.
Helping graphic designers expand their 2D skills into the 3D space The trend in graphic design is towards 3D, with the demand for motion graphics, animation, photorealism, and interactivity rapidly increasing. And with the meteoric rise of iPads, smartphones, and other interactive devices, the design landscape is changing faster than ever.
Introduces the fundamentals of layout within the field of graphic design. This title provides a guide to the effective arrangement of text and image elements within a design scheme, enabling students to learn how to create powerful forms of visual communication in both print and electronic media.
Offers a perspective on the basic principles and practices of contemporary drawing styles, applied to a fashion context. The title follows a practical approach in describing the process of fashion drawing, offering advice on the selection of materials and media, through to their different uses and applications.
Supporting the Edexcel specification, this title offers exam tips, practice questions and sample answers with comments that give students the confidence to tackle all the questions that come up in the exam. It includes classroom activities with structured guidance that helps save teachers time.