The Designer's Lexicon: The Illustrated Dictionary of Design, Printing, and Computer Terms

The Designer's Lexicon: The Illustrated Dictionary of Design, Printing, and Computer Terms

by Alastair Campbell, Chronicle Books

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Overview

The digital revolution has brought with it a dizzying multiplication of new styles and techniques in the field of graphic designnot to mention a whole new professional jargon. The Designer's Lexicon is the only cross-disciplinary technical dictionary that captures this rich and often confusing profusion of design-speak. It is packed with over 4000 terms that cover the broad spectrum of practices a modern designer must be familiar with: traditional graphics, pre-press, photography, printing, typography, and computers. Four hundred color diagrams and illustrations visually supplement the definitions. With a sturdy concealed spiral binding that reduces wear-and-tear, The Designer's Lexicon exemplifies the criterion designers seek most in a reference bookutility. For established professionals navigating new design terrain, as well as students, production managers, and printers, this is an essential dictionary for a new century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811826259
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 12/01/1999
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Alastair Campbell is the author of The New Mac Designer's Handbook and The Graphic Designer's Handbook. Principal of Digital Wisdom Publishing, recipient of the 1996 MacUser Eddy Award for the best new graphic resource, he lives in England.

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An invaluable resource for reference or for browsing.