Book Review: The Non-designer’s Design Book, Second Edition

Written by Granny's Mettle

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The typography section, onrepparttar other hand, explainsrepparttar 131540 principles of Concord, Conflict, and Contrast. The three (3) principles have been based by Williams on typefaces by style, weight, shape, and spacing.

Totally clueless on graphic design, I wanted to have knowledge, even ifrepparttar 131541 most basic, onrepparttar 131542 good and bad of designing. This book definitely provided me withrepparttar 131543 basic technical ability to do so. Suggestions on creating one-page designs for simple newsletters, brochures, or business cards have been an eye-opener for me. Also, it has given me helpful and useful insights onrepparttar 131544 world of layout.

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Provide yourselfrepparttar 131548 time to readrepparttar 131549 book and dorepparttar 131550 exercises. It will definitely help you improve your designs. I know mine did.

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Newsbytes From The World Wide Web

Written by Jim Edwards

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