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Typographie: A Manual of Design

This book is the legacy of Emil Ruder, one of the originator of Swiss Style, famous throughout the world for the use of asymmetric layouts, use of a grid, sans-serif typefaces and flush left, ragged right text. His holistic approach is still recognized as fundamental for graphic designers and typographers all over the world. The voume is a comprehensive masterpiece seen in its overall structure: in the themes presented, in the compar...

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Designing Magazines

How does a designer create graphic solutions to the behind-the-scenes editorial challenges at a magazine? Designing Magazines is the complete guide to understanding the inner workings of magazines and their day-to-day management--and a great guide to using that knowledge to create visually stunning, editorially effective magazines, in both new designs and rebranding. Thirty-five experienced editors, designers, and consultants, all at...

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Poet's Brush: Chinese Ink Paintings by Lo Ch'ing

Lo Ch’ing is one of China’s foremost contemporary poet-painters. Despite the differences in their circumstances, many contemporary Chinese painters share one common trait: they have been stimulated by contact with contemporary Western art, but they did not merely imitate it; instead, they have rediscovered the abstract and expressionistic possibilities in their own tradition. It is in this sense that they are heirs to the great tradi...

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L'aquarelle : De l'émotion à la création

Advent for Everyone: Luke provides readers with an inspirational guide through the Advent season, from the first Sunday in Advent through the Saturday after the Fourth Sunday in Advent. Popular biblical scholar and author N. T. Wright provides his own Scripture translation and brief reflection, exploring the Gospel themes of faith, repentance, justice, and celebration. Wright's engaging reflections take you on a journey of spiritual ...

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Le dessin pour les Nuls

Vous pensez que pour dessiner, il faut un don, et que malheureusement les fées ne se sont pas vraiment penchées sur votre berceau ? Détrompez-vous : tout le monde est capable de dessiner, il suffit de se lancer ! Destiné aux artistes débutants ou un peu plus expérimentés, ce livre vous initie aux plaisirs du dessin. Des techniques de base (lignes, volumes, ombres, textures) aux techniques un peu plus poussées, vous découvrirez le des...

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1,000 Graphic Elements

Often, the small, delightful details make a piece shine, similar to the way unique buttons on a white shirt can give it an entirely new look. This book explores 1,000 of these embellishments available to graphic designers across all kinds of projects, from books to brochures, invitations to menus, CDs to annual reports. Exacting photography, which is accompanied by credits outlining the vendors and materials used, focuses on these de...

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Dessiner en perspective

Comment dessiner et peindre à vue d'œil en tenant bien compte de la perspective ? Cette méthode pratique rappelle les fondements théoriques de la perspective géométrique et expose ses applications pas à pas : formes de base, espace et profondeur, volumes, plans inclinés, ombres et reflets, ainsi que la perspective du corps humain.

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Potted: Make Your Own Stylish Garden Containers

Hand-made style for outdoor living Outdoor style often comes at a high price, but it doesn’t have to. This lushly designed guide empowers you to create your own show-stopping containers made from everyday materials such as concrete, plastic, metal, terracotta, rope, driftwood, and fabric. The 23 step-by-step projects are affordable, made from accessible materials, and most importantly, gorgeous. They include new spins on old favorite...

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The Best of Brochure Design 11

Brochure design is a perennial in the world of marketing and graphic design, yet it can be challenging to execute successfully. New in paperback, this collection of the world’s best brochure design offers hundreds of ideas, pages of inspiration, and armloads of advice for professional graphic designers and students alike. Using a clean, unfussy presentation, The Best of Brochure Design 11 is a highly visual collection of ideas for ev...