Graphic Design: A User’s Manual.



ISBN: 9781856695916 Category:

Adrian Shaughnessy


This book offers students, novice designers and battle-toughened professionals alike an insider’s guide to the complexities of current graphic design practice and thinking.

Set out in A-Z style and written in a realistic, conversational and insightful way, the book provides advice on the fundamental topics and issues that face designers in their daily lives, looking at everything from kerning to presenting; from budgeting to dealing with rejection; from annual reports to interface design.

Graphic Design: A User’s Manual contains all you need to know to survive and prosper in the complex, ever-shifting world of graphic design.

Additional information

Weight 1050 g
Dimensions 19.9 x 24.2 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 1 September 2009
Number of pages 320
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Foreword by Michael Bierut
Dimensions 19.9 x 24.2 cm
Weight 1050 g
Adrian Shaughnessy is a designer and writer, and the author of How to be a graphic designer, without losing your soul and Cover Art By: New Music Graphics. He co-founded the design company Intro and, since leaving in 2003, has worked as a consultant to various design studios and clients. He has lectured extensively on design and hosts the radio programme ‘Graphic Design On The Radio’.