Graphic Style Lab offers 50 experiments that apply the fundamental principles of graphic design in a way that is creative, fun and interactive.
Graphic Style Lab is a lively and playful approach to discovering different design styles. This guidebook is full of experimental design projects that cover the distinctions between a personal and universal style, historical and contemporary style, one-of-a kind styles. You'll also discover how lettering, type and typography often define style.Improve your awareness and sensitivity to type styles, forms, and type choices through these visual experiments, and boost your confidence in your personal and professional work.Graphic Style Lab can be used in the classroom or independently. Go directly to any of the step-by-step exercises and create extraordinarily creative graphic design. Don't be afraid to try something different! Graphic Style Lab offers 50 experiments that apply the fundamental principles of graphic design in a way that is creative, fun and interactive.
For 33 years, Steven Heller was an art director at the New York Times, originally on the OpEd Page, and for almost 30 of those years with the New York Times Book Review. Currently, he is co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author Department, Special Consultant to the President of SVA for New Programs, and writes the Visuals column for the New York Times Book Review. He was the recipient of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum's 2011 Design Mind Award. He writes frequently for Metropolis and other design magazines, and is author, co-author, and editor of over 100 books on design and popular culture. He also writes The Daily Heller blog (imprint.printmag.com/daily-heller). He lives in New York City. Visit him online at www.hellerbooks.com.
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