Creative Haven Beautiful Butterfly Designs Coloring Book

Author: Jessica Mazurkiewicz

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

View: 475

Thirty-one eye-catching illustrations set against natural elements and patterns: tulips, daffodils, roses, and bamboo, as well as waves, crescents, geometric shapes, and more. Previously published as Beautiful Butterfly Designs.

New Book Design

Author: Roger Fawcett-Tang

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 192

View: 468

New Book Design showcases the most interesting, influential, and accomplished book designs from the last ten years.It features over 100 titles published around the world, each chosen for their outstanding design qualities, from the publications of large mainstream publishers to those of small independent companies -- and even those from individual artists. Included in its pages are lavishly produced books with unconventional formats and unusual print techniques as well as less flamboyant publications produced for various different markets. A wide variety of books are featured, from paperback novels to architectural monographs, from text-based to profusely-illustrated books. Divided into four main sections -- "Packaging," "Navigation," "Layout," and "Specification" -- the book examines each facet of book design: cover design; contents and structure; image usage; grids; typography; paper; printing; and binding. Clear photography captures each featured book, and interviews with prominent book designers, art directors, and publishers provide extra insight. New Book Design is sure to provide a rich source of inspiration to book designers and bibliophiles alike.

The Graphic Designer's Guide to Portfolio Design

Author: Debbie Rose Myers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Design

Page: 336

View: 176

Landing a job in graphic design or multimedia starts with the creation of a portfolio that showcases a student's best work. With sample portfolios, interviews with leaders in graphic design and advertising industries, and step-by-step instruction for creating professional print and digital portfolios, this book helps students successfully transition from design student to design professional. Now fully updated, it is the only guide to creating job-winning print-based and digital portfolios specifically for graphic designers.

Book Design and Production

A Guide for Authors and Publishers

Author: Pete Masterson

Publisher: Aeonix Publishing Group

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

View: 840

In an industry burdened by complex technical issues, confusing practices, and a huge learning curve, Book Design and Production makes it easy. This is a one-stop resource to help authors and publishers find clear explanations of every facet of making a book a reality. Lucid descriptions cover editing, parts of a book, typefaces, design, layout, choosing a designer, selecting a printer, and more. This is the reference that every author/publisher needs.

Meggs' History of Graphic Design

Author: Philip B. Meggs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Design

Page: 704

View: 777

The bestselling graphic design reference, updated for the digital age Meggs' History of Graphic Design is the industry's unparalleled, award-winning reference. With over 1,400 high-quality images throughout, this visually stunning text guides you through a saga of artistic innovators, breakthrough technologies, and groundbreaking developments that define the graphic design field. The initial publication of this book was heralded as a publishing landmark, and author Philip B. Meggs is credited with significantly shaping the academic field of graphic design. Meggs presents compelling, comprehensive information enclosed in an exquisite visual format. The text includes classic topics such as the invention of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and the advent of postmodern design. This new sixth edition has also been updated to provide: The latest key developments in web, multimedia, and interactive design Expanded coverage of design in Asia and the Middle East Emerging design trends and technologies Timelines framed in a broader historical context to help you better understand the evolution of contemporary graphic design Extensive ancillary materials including an instructor's manual, expanded image identification banks, flashcards, and quizzes You can't master a field without knowing the history. Meggs' History of Graphic Design presents an all-inclusive, visually spectacular arrangement of graphic design knowledge for students and professionals. Learn the milestones, developments, and pioneers of the trade so that you can shape the future.

Vintage Baby Knits

More Than 40 Heirloom Patterns from the 1920s to the 1950s

Author: Kristen Rengren

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 948

While working as a vintage clothing dealer, combing through estate sales and eBay listings, longtime knitter Kristen Rengren amassed hundreds of knitting pattern booklets from 1920 through 1960. Now a knitwear designer, Rengren brings us the result of her combined passions in Vintage Baby Knits, a charming collection of more than 40 contemporary updates of timeless baby patterns. Projects range from small, quick-to-knit items like hats, booties, and shrugs to larger, more challenging designs for sweaters, onesies, and dresses, including a lace christening gown. Beautiful photographs capture a bevy of adorable babies and toddlers wearing these knitted treasures. Also included are sidebars on baby fashion and knitting culture in this bygone era, and a complete reference section. Destined to be a classic itself, Vintage Baby Knits promises family heirlooms for 21st-century babies. This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book.

Snowflake Designs Coloring Book

Author: A. G. Smith

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 609

The unique patterns of snowflakes are limitless — and so are the coloring possibilities this beautiful book has to offer! Here are 30 expertly rendered illustrations of nature's most dazzling creations, as individual flakes and in scattered storms. Simply add your creative spirit to this blizzard of designs and watch each snowflake flutter to life.

Big House on the Prairie

75 Years of the University of Nebraska Press

Author: University of Nebraska Press

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 113

In 2016 the University of Nebraska Press celebrates its 75th anniversary. Proudly rooted in the Great Plains, the Press has established itself as the largest and most diversified publisher located between Chicago and California. The achievements of a vast network of devoted authors, editors, board members, series editors, and staff, the Press has published more than 4,000 books and more than 30 journals of influential and enduring value. What started as a one-person operation at a land grant institution on the sparsely populated plains of Nebraska has tenaciously grown into a press that has earned an international reputation for publishing notable works in Native studies, history, anthropology, American studies, sports, cultural criticism, fiction, fiction in translation, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Winning numerous awards through the years, most notably several Nobel Prizes, the Press has contributed richly to the state, the region, and far beyond. The Press’s partnership with the Jewish Publication Society has placed an emphasis on books in Jewish studies and Bible studies, while the acquisition of Potomac Books has expanded the Press’s subject matter to include national and world affairs and more widespread coverage of military history. In honor of its 75th anniversary, the Press has produced the publication Big House on the Prairie, which features a narrative of press highlights, profiles of key historical employees, and lists of its 75 most significant books, 30 journals, and 75 most noteworthy book covers. Please join us in celebrating 75 years of publishing excellence.

Gift Basket Design Book

Everything You Need to Know to Create Beautiful, Professional-Looking Gift Baskets for All Occasions

Author: Shirley Frazier

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

View: 721

When she published her first book about starting a home-based gift basket business, Shirley George Frazier blazed the trail for other home-based business owners coast to coast. She also tapped a growing demand for gift baskets, the all-occasion solution for personalized and memorable presents. Her business was such a phenomenon that Frazier turned her experiences into a book to instruct readers how to make these baskets themselves, combining the creative with the practical and even providing designs for those who wanted to start their own business! This all-new revised edition features: *distinctive holiday ideas *alternate containers for gift baskets *new gift baskets geared for: the techie, the college student, the pet lover, and more! Shirley George Frazier is also the author of MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR THE HOME-BASED BUSINESS (November “07) and HOW TO START A HOME-BASED GIFT BASKET BUSINESS, 4th edition. She is a business owner and marketing expert who appears at small-business workshops across the country, and is often featured on TV network shows as an expert on home-based businesses.

Beautiful Butterfly Designs

Author: Jessica Mazurkiewicz

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

View: 593

This unique publication represents the next metamorphosis in butterfly coloring! Thirty abstract illustrations of winged beauties are set against a variety of patterns inspired by textile designs: waves, crescents, more.