Graphic Design Rules: 365 Essential Design Dos and Don'ts

Graphic Design Rules: 365 Essential Design Dos and Don'ts Ask any graphic designer the world over about their preferred approach to setting type, choosing a colour, or beginning a new layout, and you will rarely get exactly the same answer twice Every creative has their own individual approach, or importantly their own combinations of the thousands of techniques one can apply when planning a new design project But there are some dos and don ts that always figure strongly in any heated debate about what one should or should not accept as the right way to create the best graphic design Packed with practical advice but presented in a light hearted fashion, Graphic Design Rules is the perfect book for the ever growing group of non designers who want some graphic design guidance I have skimmed through the whole book and plan on going through again with a fine tooth comb soon I hope this isn t premature, but I m calling this my Graphic Design Bible as I get deeper into the world of Graphic Design I don t know how it holds up for seasoned graphic designers perhaps it s all basics to them But I did Illustration at university and it s all new to me Some things areobvious than others, but the precious esoteric tidbits like not letting a line end with the words i I have skimmed through the whole book and plan on going through again with a fine tooth comb soon I hope this isn t premature, but I m calling this my Graphic Design Bible as I get deeper into the world of Graphic Design I don t know how it holds up for seasoned graphic designers perhaps it s all basics to them But I did Illustration at university and it s all new to me Some things areobvious than others, but the precious esoteric tidbits like not letting a line end with the words it or is , for example, are like rare jewels to me and I find it all terribly interesting and helpful Je koda, e je v knize tolik p eklep a jin ch proh e k , p ed kter mi tolik varuje Na jednu stranu jde o p eklad, tak e autor m to nem eme m t za zl , ale fakt by se zvl u takov knihy vyplatilo si to po sob p rkr t p e st.Nach z se v n spoustu u ite n ch tip a rad a zvl za naj c m grafik m ur it p ijde vhod CZ ENGCZ Shrnut rad pro pr ci v grafick m designu Kniha je d lem t autor a nejsp vede k hlavn v tce nekonzistentnosti N kter rady velmi p ekr vaj nebo opakuj Tak se zam en rad pohybuje od velmi detailn ch pozn mek k InDesignu k obecn m rad m utopen m v p irovn n ch Kniha m zajist obohatila, ale m m pocit, e mohla b t o dost v ce soust ed n , konkr tn a krat.ENG The book of three authors lacks mostly, in my view, in focus Many advice seems to duplicate previous advice an CZ ENGCZ Shrnut rad pro pr ci v grafick m designu Kniha je d lem t autor a nejsp vede k hlavn v tce nekonzistentnosti N kter rady velmi p ekr vaj nebo opakuj Tak se zam en rad pohybuje od velmi detailn ch pozn mek k InDesignu k obecn m rad m utopen m v p irovn n ch Kniha m zajist obohatila, ale m m pocit, e mohla b t o dost v ce soust ed n , konkr tn a krat.ENG The book of three authors lacks mostly, in my view, in focus Many advice seems to duplicate previous advice and the level of advice jumps from particular comments about InDesign tools to general and vague simile about a designer s work In general, I would love this book in aconcise and focused fashion, without necessarily aiming for the cool 365 advice title I am a non designer, so I wanted something to give me a broad overview of designing principles So if you want to use my review to decide if this book is for you, remember that this is where I am coming from In general, the book does provide some interesting basic principles in design However, there were certain parts that were not as necessary to me, such as printing, photo editing, and physical visual layouts These were the parts that I really skimmed through There are also certain parts o I am a non designer, so I wanted something to give me a broad overview of designing principles So if you want to use my review to decide if this book is for you, remember that this is where I am coming from In general, the book does provide some interesting basic principles in design However, there were certain parts that were not as necessary to me, such as printing, photo editing, and physical visual layouts These were the parts that I really skimmed through There are also certain parts of the book that are good primers that I can build upon foot my own design learning journey, which would have to be built from other materials So in a way, this book does provide me with some view on what next I should read up

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