The Non-Designer's Design Book by Robin Williams

By Robin Williams

So you've an excellent idea and the entire fancy electronic instruments you may require¿what¿s preventing you from developing appealing pages? particularly the learning to drag all of those parts jointly right into a cohesive layout that successfully communicates your message. to not fear: This ebook is the single position you could flip to discover quickly, non-intimidating, very good layout support.
In The Non-Designer¿s layout booklet, second Edition, best-selling writer Robin Williams turns her awareness to the elemental rules of fine layout and typography. All you should do is stick with her basically defined thoughts, and you¿ll commence generating extra subtle, specialist, and fascinating pages instantly. Humor-infused, jargon-free prose interspersed with layout workouts, quizzes, illustrations, and dozens of examples make studying a snap¿which is simply what audiences have come to anticipate from this best-selling writer.

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