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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...

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Color Management: A Comprehensive Guide for Graphic Designers

Whether they are working in print, interactive, environmental, or web-based design, designers will learn how to apply color theory to their work in order to communicate and entertain. Graphic design professors John Drew and Sarah Meyer explain all of the technical issues that are relevant to communicating with color in 2-D and 3-D environments and in still and moving images. This invaluable guide arms designers with all the in-depth ...

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Victorian Gingerbread: Patterns & Techniques

This versatile project book covers the full range of outdoor and indoor detailing: brackets, corbels, shelves, grilles, spandrels, balusters, running trim, headers, valances, gable ornaments, screen doors, pickets, trellises--and that's just the trim. You get complete plans for making Victorian mailboxes, house numbers, signage, and more. "A terrific book...."--Victorian Homes. 200 pages (8 in color), 304 b/w illus., 8 x 10.

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Cut Out + Keep: Around the USA in 50 Craft Projects

Join us on a road trip with a difference. Intrepid crafters Cat Morley and Tom Waddington set off around the United States using recommendations and tips from visitors to their popular website Cut Out + Keep. Inspired by the distinctive history and culture Cat and Tom found in each state, they created a step-by-step project for every one. The states are brought to life with the authors' recommendations of cool places to visit, plus p...

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Learning d3.js Data Visualization, 2nd Edition

Key Features Understand how to best represent your data by developing the right kind of visualization Harness the power of D3 by building interactive and real-time data-driven web visualizations This book will provide a strong foundation in designing compelling web visualizations with D3.js Book Description D3 has emerged as one of the leading platforms to develop beautiful, interactive visualizations over the web. We begin by settin...

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Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination

In Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination, Eric Herhuth draws upon film theory, animation theory, and philosophy to examine how animated films address aesthetic experience within contexts of technological, environmental, and sociocultural change. Since producing the first fully computer-animated feature film, Pixar Animation Studios has been a creative force in digital culture and popular entertainment. But, more specifically, its depic...