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  • Marcel's Letters

    A Font and the Search for One Man's Fate

    by Carolyn Porter

    Finalist for the 2018 Minnesota Book AwardA graphic designer’s search for inspiration leads to a cache of letters and the mystery of one man’s fate during World War II.Seeking inspiration for a new font design in an antique store in small-town Stillwater, Minnesota, graphic designer Carolyn Porter stumbled across a bundle of letters and was immediately drawn to their beautifully expressive pen-and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul

    by Adrian Shaughnessy

    Published to instant acclaim in 2005, our best selling-áHow to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul-áhas become a trusted resource for graphic designers around the world, combining practical advice with philosophical guidance to help young professionals embark on their careers. This new, expanded edition brings this essential text up to date with new chapters on professional skills, the ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Line Color Form

    The Language of Art and Design

    by Jesse Day

    Design students today are more visually literate than ever before, and their learning style naturally favors the visual over the textual. So why should they learn art and design theory from a traditional textbook? The only guide of its kind, Line Color Form offers a thorough introduction to design theory and terminology in a visually appealing and accessible format. With hundreds of illustrations ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering

    Create and Develop Your Own Style - INCLUDES 3 BUILT-IN CHALKBOARDS

    by Valerie McKeehan

    Say it with chalk! Learn the art of hand-drawn chalk lettering from an Etsy superstar in a book complete with chalkboards!Ubiquitous at boutiques and cafés, on Etsy and Pinterest, in stationery and home decor, the art of chalk lettering is hotter than ever. Valerie McKeehan, an Etsy standout, teaches us everything we need to know to create gorgeous hand-drawn chalk designs.In over 60 lessons, ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Learn Calligraphy

    The Complete Book of Lettering and Design

    by Margaret Shepherd

    In an age of myriad computer fonts and instant communication, your handwriting style is increasingly a very personal creation. In this book, Margaret Shepherd, America's premier calligrapher, shows you that calligraphy is not simply a craft you can learn, but an elegant art form that you can make your own.Calligraphy remains perennially popular, often adorning wedding invitations, diplomas, and ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • Shady Characters

    Ampersands, Interrobangs and other Typographical Curiosities

    by Keith Houston

    Keith Houston's entertaining book, inspired by his popular blog shadycharacters.co.uk, tells the unexpected stories of some unusual, and familiar, typographical marks and reveals a fascinating history of writing.Every character we write or type is a link to the past, and in today's printed, electronic and scrawled writing their history stares right back at us. This book charts the lives of some of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • In Progress

    See Inside a Lettering Artist's Sketchbook and Process, from Pencil to Vector

    by Jessica Hische and 1 more

    This show-all romp through design-world darling Jessica Hische's sketchbook reveals the creative and technical process behind making award-winning hand lettering. See everything, from Hische's rough sketches to her polished finals for major clients such as Wes Anderson, NPR, and Starbucks. The result is a well of inspiration and brass tacks information for designers who want to sketch distinctive ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD

  • Brush Lettering Made Simple

    A Step-by-Step Workbook to Create Gorgeous Freeform Lettered Art

    by Chrystal Elizabeth

    Add Beautiful Effects to Your Brush Lettered Artwork and Enhance Your Hand LetteringFantastic brush lettering artwork is right at your fingertips—and far easier to achieve than you think—with renowned lettering artist Chrystal Elizabeth’s simple step-by-step guide. In Brush Lettering Made Simple, she reveals her secrets to mastering a vast array of brush lettering techniques, including di erent ... Read more

    $18.91 AUD

  • Designing with Type, 5th Edition

    The Essential Guide to Typography

    by James Craig and 1 more

    The classic Designing with Type has been completely redesigned, with an updated format and full color throughout. New information and new images make this perennial best-seller an even more valuable tool for anyone interested in learning about typography. The fifth edition has been integrated with a convenient website, www.designingwithtype.com, where students and teachers can examine hundreds of ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • Nib + Ink

    The New Art of Modern Calligraphy

    by Chiara Perano

    The original, authentic and bestselling guide to modern calligraphy from Chiara Perano, founder of the pioneering and unparalleled calligraphy studio Lamplighter London.Play with type, get creative with letterforms and fall in love with handwriting again. Taking you letter by letter through the modern calligraphy basics, Nib + Ink includes …The four essential pieces of equipment and how to use ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Typographer's Guide to Typography

    by Rittsu

    Typography is seen all throughout our life but it is something that many don't know about. This is because typography is a craft that is subtle. It effects us on a subconscious level until it is noticed. Understanding of basic typographic principles helps authors, writers, journalist, lawyers and other creators of written media to deliver their message and communicate it to the world. This short ... Read more

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  • Mastering Type

    The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design

    by Denise Bosler

    Good Design, Down to the LetterPackages on store shelves, posters on building walls, pages of a website-all contain information that needs to be communicated. And at the heart of that communication is type: visually interesting, interactive, expressive and captivating. Each letter must come alive; therefore, each letter must be carefully crafted or chosen. A solid foundation in typography, as well ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Reading List Order of Faith Martin Hillary Greene Series

    [Design Edition] The complete Hillary Greene Reading Order and details of all 17 books (updated 2018)

    by Mobile Library

    series Reading List Guides
    A book guide dedicated to all Faith Martin books fans, with details of the complete Hillary Greene Series books.From the first novel A Narrow Escape to the last book, A Narrow Trajectory, you get a complete list of every Faith Martin book published with the adventures of the Detective Inspector Hillary Greene.In this eBook you get not only the correct and complete reading order of Hillary Green ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Teaching Design

    A Guide to Curriculum and Pedagogy for College Design Faculty and Teachers Who Use Design in Their Classrooms

    by Meredith Davis

    An Expertly Written Guidebook to Teaching Design at All LevelsTeaching Design provides a practical foundation for teaching about and through design. The exploding interest in design and design thinking calls for qualified faculty members who are well prepared for a variety of institutional settings and content areas. While designers know their disciplines, they frequently lack experience in ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Copperplate Calligraphy

    by Dick Jackson

    No need for copper or plates to achieve the distinctive calligraphic script of eighteenth-century Europe ― just a pen, ink, and this comprehensive workbook will do. Master calligrapher Dick Jackson explains the basic strokes for almost all letters of the copperplate alphabet. Simple instructions and examples introduce the swirls, flourishes, strikings, and thick and thin strokes that make ... Read more

    $19.89 AUD

  • 21st Century Book Cover Design

    by A. Michael Shumate and 1 more

    Between 75 to 80% of all books are sold online, whether they are hardback, paperback or digital. That means the first cover a customer is likely to see is going to be about 160 pixels tall or smaller. That, in turn, means that some design techniques that used to work are no longer viable. Learn the 21st Century approach to book cover design because people do judge a book by its cover. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Logo Theory

    How Branding Design Really Works

    by A. Michael Shumate

    Ivan Chermayeff said of Logo Theory: "at last somebody actually understands what identity design is all about and how it is accomplished."• Learn why certain corporate identities have been used for decades, some for more than half a century, and still look contemporary, while others look dated and tired in only a few years.• There principles of identity design that don’t change, principles that ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • An Introduction to Hand Lettering with Decorative Elements

    by Annika Sauerborn

    series Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography
    A treasure trove of lettering styles and decorative elements, this handy reference offers an abundance of eye-catching alphabets, numerals, ribbons, borders, flowers, banners, and other easy-to-trace embellishments. With this guide, it's easy to add a personal touch—humorous, dramatic, or romantic—to any handwritten message or meditative journal.Hundreds of ornaments, all of them hand-drawn by the ... Read more

    $26.03 AUD

  • 1,000 Feelings for Which There Are No Names

    by Mario Giordano and 2 more

    A charming, thought-provoking, hand-lettered book for fans of The Book of Awesome and Wreck This Journal from the author of Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian LionsThey amaze us and hurt us, bring us to tears and make us laugh, delight us and keep us up at night: feelings that we know only too well, but which have eluded the English lexicon for so long. In 1,000 Feelings for Which There Are No Names, ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Modern Calligraphy

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Art of Creativity

    by Lucy Edmonds

    Beautifully illustrated with a covetable rose gold foil cover, Modern Calligraphy is a step-by-step workbook for those wanting to learn this super trendy form of lettering.Written by Lucy Edmonds, the founder of Quill London, the book will guide readers through the first steps of pointed pen calligraphy, encouraging you to spend an hour a week developing and practicing the new skill. Designed for ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Typographic Style Handbook

    A Guide to Typography from Libanus Press

    by Michael Mitchell and 1 more

    An elegant handbook in typography, for the professional and amateur text designer.Typographic Style Handbook is an indispensable new manual for anyone working with text - books, journals, company reports, websites or marketing material - who wishes to develop an understanding of how to produce clean, clear and consistent typography.The handbook is divided into three sections:General typesetting ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • American Pop Art in France

    Politics of the Transatlantic Image

    by Liam Considine

    series Routledge Research in Art History
    Pop art was essential to the Americanization of global art in the 1960s, yet it engendered resistance and adaptation abroad in equal measure, especially in Paris. From the end of the Algerian War of Independence and the opening of Ileana Sonnabend’s gallery for American Pop art in Paris in 1962, to the silkscreen poster workshops of May ’68, this book examines critical adaptations of Pop motifs ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Writing In InDesign CC 2014 Producing Books

    by David Bergsland

    This is a major update for me.ePUB Production rules have changedMany of the changes I've been waiting for with ePUB production have been implemented. InDesign now stands at the top of the heap for book production in general and ePUB production in particular. You do not need to know code, though understanding how HTML and CSS works will aid your conceptual understanding.I was lukewarm about FXL ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Designers Don't Have Influences

    by Austin Howe

    Feeling uninspired? If you’re a creative professional-or just someone who’d like to be more creative in your work and daily life-look no further than Designers Don’t Have Influences. Creative director, writer, advocate, and design cheerleader Austin Howe’s elegant, incisive, and amusing essays are sure to appeal to a wide spectrum of readers. Howe chronicles the lives, philosophies, and work ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD