Creative Minds - Graphic Design Speak by Tess McCabe - Book
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Graphic Design Speak: Tips, Advice & Jargon Defined for Non-Graphic Designers
Graphic Design Speak explains in layperson’s terms some common areas of graphic design technology and terminology that can cause confusion to non-designers, or anyone who wears many hats in their business.
In a conversational tone, this is a must-have guide whether you’re DIYing your design, working with a professional, or a combination of both.
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In this fully revised and updated edition, author and graphic designer Tess McCabe delves into the specifics of what makes for a positive collaborative experience with a professional designer, resulting in a high-quality and cost-effective solution to your branding and design needs. Covering topics such as communication, copyright ownership, and the cost of design services, this update makes Graphic Design Speak a must-have resource for anyone in business.
Graphic Design Speak will help fill the gaps in your knowledge and provide a grasp of some of the key technical aspects of creating usable, sustainable graphic design outcomes—whether you’re DIYing your design, working with a professional, or a combination of both.
Basic colour terms like Pantone, CMYK, RGB and where they are used
Common file types and where you use them
How to distinguish a high-resolution image from a low-resolution one
The standard paper and envelope sizes
Facts about fonts
Easy to comprehend definitions of common words and phrases graphic designers use.
New edition features
Beautiful, colour images that illustrate key concepts
Relevant and important information around copyright ownership between designers and clients
A checklist for clients to use when engaging a graphic designer
About the author
Tess McCabe has over 17 years experience in graphic design, marketing and communications, servicing clients across a variety of sectors. She is regularly asked to speak on the topics of graphic design, branding and small business management. She is the founder of Creative Minds, and is passionate about empowering small business owners and creative professionals of all types with information and tools for business success.
DIMENSIONS 129mm x 198mm x 7mm
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