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Read online D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself: A Design Handbook.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself: A Design Handbook Not satisfied with the new T shirts on sale at the local mall Maybe you d like a wedding invitation that expresses your own vision not your party planner s How about some personalized stationery An upgrade to your website A business card A poster for your political campaign A CD package for your band Sound good Then get up off your couch and Design It Yourself Avoid graphic identity theft build your own Ellen Lupton bestselling author of i Thinking with Type i will show you how i DIY Design It Yourself i provides you with all the tools you ll need to create your own projects from conception through production Here you will find simple ideas on how you can think like a designer clear and coherent explanations of design technologies from silk screening to web development what materials you ll need to get your job done where to find and buy them how much time and experience your project demands diagrams that show how to handle complex tasks basic typographic dos and don ts the history and theory of the DIY design movement hundreds of innovative and beautiful projects for inspiration .

No more excuses With this book virtually any design task is within your grasp Just do it yourself by Ellen Lupton

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D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself: A Design Handbook
Title:D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself: A Design Handbook
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Number of Pages:176
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The organization of letters on a blank sheet or screen is the most basic challenge facing anyone who practices design What type of font to use How big How should those letters words and paragraphs be aligned spaced ordered shaped and otherwise manipulated In this groundbreaking new primer leading design educator and historian Ellen Lupton provides clear and concise guidance for anyone learning or brushing up on their typographic skills br br em Thinking with Type em is divided into three sections letter text and grid Each section begins with an easy to grasp essay that reviews historical technological and theoretical concepts and is then followed by a set of practical exercises that bring the material covered to life Sections conclude with examples of work by leading practitioners that demonstrate creative possibilities along with some classic no no s to avoid, All over the world parents are raising kids to get active and embrace the design it yourself spirit of homemade arts and crafts i D I Y Kids i encourages young readers to use basic design principles and onhand materials to express their individuality through more than eighty imaginative projects The book is divided into four sections Graphics Toys Home and Fashion each packed with fun ideas for making T shirts party supplies pop up cards bracelets stuffed animals and dozens of other fun and useful items Each project is explained with step by step instructions and colorful photographs of cool designs and the kids who made them The projectsrated by difficulty time mess and costare intended for ages seven through twelve but can easily be modified to suit all ages i D I Y Kids i is designed to trigger imaginative play without requiring fees teams or a minivan It s for parents teachers aunts and uncles friends and babysitters neighbors and citizensanyone who wants to create a better world not only for but also with the next generation Most of all it is for kids who want to make their mark by exercising the artsof design with wit intelligence and style, Not satisfied with the new T shirts on sale at the local mall Maybe you d like a wedding invitation that expresses your own vision not your party planner s How about some personalized stationery An upgrade to your website A business card A poster for your political campaign A CD package for your band Sound good Then get up off your couch and Design It Yourself Avoid graphic identity theft build your own Ellen Lupton bestselling author of i Thinking with Type i will show you how i DIY Design It Yourself i provides you with all the tools you ll need to create your own projects from conception through production Here you will find br simple ideas on how you can think like a designer br clear and coherent explanations of design technologies from silk screening to web development br what materials you ll need to get your job done br where to find and buy them br how much time and experience your project demands br diagrams that show how to handle complex tasks br basic typographic dos and don ts br the history and theory of the DIY design movement br hundreds of innovative and beautiful projects for inspiration br br No more excuses With this book virtually any design task is within your grasp Just do it yourself, Creativity is more than an inborn talent it is a hard earned skill and like any other skill it improves with practice Graphic Design Thinking How to Define Problems Get Ideas and Create Form explores a variety of informal techniques ranging from quick seat of the pants approaches to more formal research methods for stimulating fresh thinking and ultimately arriving at compelling and viable solutions In the style with which author Ellen has come to been known hands on up close approach to instructional design writing brainstorming techniques are grouped around the three basic phases of the design process defining the problem inventing ideas and creating form Creative research methods include focus groups interviewing brand mapping and co design Each method is explained with a brief narrative text followed by a variety of visual demonstrations and case studies Also included are discussions with leading professionals including Art Chantry Ivan Chermayeff Jessica Helfand Steven Heller Abott Miller Christoph Niemann Paula Scher and Martin Venezky about how they get ideas and what they do when the well runs dry The book is directed at working designers design students and anyone who wants to apply inventive thought patterns to everyday creative challenges