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Graphic Design Ellen Lupton, Jennifer Cole Phillips

Graphic Design

The New Basics Revised Second Edition - Paperback

Ellen Lupton Jennifer Cole Phillips

Details: Paperback
Size: 8 X 9 IN
Pages: 248
Color: 440
Publication Date: 07/14/2015
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781616893323


"A longstanding excellent primer, in an equally excellent updated edition."Print

Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips's celebrated introduction to graphic design, available in a revised and updated edition. 

Graphic Design: The New Basics (Second Edition, Revised and Expanded) explains the key concepts of visual language that inform any work of design. A foundational graphic design book for students, Lupton and Phillips explore the formal elements of design through visual demonstrations and concise commentary. From logos to letterhead to complex website design, this is a graphic design book for everyone, no matter your design project or focus.

Topics include:

• Color
• Texture
• Rhythm and balance
• Hierarchy
• Layers
• Grids
• And much more!

The new revised edition features new chapters on:

• Visualizing data
• Typography
• Modes of representation
• Gestalt principles

Sixteen new pages of student and professional work covering such topics as working with grids and designing with color make this a course adoption favorite in any graphic design program and graphic design school, and a must have book for any graphic design student or educator. 
Graphic Design: The New Basics (Second Edition, Revised and Expanded) is an invaluable introduction to the field of graphic design for beginners from two accomplished designers and design educators.

Ellen Lupton is curator of contemporary design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City and director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. An author of numerous books and articles on design, she is a public-minded critic, frequent lecturer, and AIGA Gold Medalist.