Ready To Print

Author: Kristina Nickel
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag
ISBN: 9783899553253
Size: 34.65 MB
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Ready to Print is an easy to follow reference for designers that thoroughly explains each stage of how to prepare data for prepress and production. This practical manual features clearly structured chapters on paper, print technology, composition and typography, trapping, color, image editing, and PDF, which are supplemented by numerous descriptive graphics. From the properties of different types of paper to the production of color-accurate proofs, and the recommended program settings for creating a printable PDF, Ready to Print reveals both opportunities and limitations in the pre-press and production processes. In short, this book paves the way for designers to create the best possible print product.

Handbook Of Print Media

Author: Helmut Kipphan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3540299009
Size: 25.22 MB
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Printers nowadays are having to learn new technologies if they are to remain competitive. This innovative, practical manual is specifically designed to cater to these training demands. Written by an expert in the field, the Handbook is unique in covering the entire spectrum of modern print media production. Despite its comprehensive treatment, it remains an easy-to-use, single-volume reference, with all the information clearly structured and readily retrievable. The author covers both traditional as well as computer-aided technologies in all stages of production, as well as electronic media and multimedia. He also deals with training, research, strategies and trends, showing readers how to implement the latest methods. With 1,200 pages, containing 1,500 illustrations - over half in colour - the Handbook conveys the current state of technology together with its specific terminology. The accompanying CD-ROM includes the entire manual in fully searchable form, plus additional software tools. Invaluable information for both beginners and "old hands" in printing works, publishing houses, trade associations, the graphics industry, and their suppliers.

Design For Media

Author: Di Hand
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317864026
Size: 80.61 MB
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This essential guide provides you with a tailored introduction to the design techniques and production practices employed in the media industry. It presents clear and relevant explanations of how to design and produce any type of print and online publication to a professional standard, from pre-planning through to going to press or online. In providing the context, principles and thinking behind design over time, alongside the key practical techniques and know-how, this resource will enable you to present information clearly and effectively. Key features: Provides a complete resource, explaining the background, theory and application of design as well as the ‘how to’ Tutorials and exercises demonstrate how to create clean, attractive and well-targeted designs Supported by a comprehensive gallery of examples and case studies Highly illustrated throughout Colour ‘How to’ sections explain in detail how to create layouts and work with type, pictures and colour successfully Design for Media is a core resource for students and professionals in journalism, PR, advertising, design and across the media and creative sectors.

Handbook Of Research On Digital Media And Creative Technologies

Author: Harrison, Dew
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 146668206X
Size: 26.29 MB
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Emerging technologies enable a wide variety of creative expression, from music and video to innovations in visual art. These aesthetics, when properly explored, can enable enhanced communication between all kinds of people and cultures. The Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Creative Technologies considers the latest research in education, communication, and creative social expression using digital technologies. By exploring advances in art and culture across national and sociological borders, this handbook serves to provide artists, theorists, information communication specialists, and researchers with the tools they need to effectively disseminate their ideas across the digital plane.

The Designer S Web Handbook

Author: Patrick McNeil
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440314438
Size: 34.66 MB
Format: PDF
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Make the Web Work for You You know how to design. But you can increase your value as a designer in the marketplace by learning how to make that design function on the web. From informational sites to e-commerce portals to blogs to mobile apps, The Designer's Web Handbook helps any designer understand the full life cycle of a digital product: idea, design, production and maintenance. The best web designers create not only beautiful sites but also sites that function well--for both client and end user. Patrick McNeil, creator of the popular web design blog designmeltdown.com and author of the bestselling Web Designer's Idea Book, volumes 1 and 2, teaches you how to work with developers to build sites that balance aesthetics and usability, and to do it on time and on budget.

Handbook For Preparing Visual Media

Author: Ed Minor
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN:
Size: 71.86 MB
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Sets forth guidelines for visual media preparation and explains visual imaging, lettering, mounting and laminating, display making, and design and types of transparencies

The Handbook Of Digital Publishing

Author: Michael L. Kleper
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130175458
Size: 24.35 MB
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The definitive digital publishing resource for every professional! Effective typography, design, layout, page creation, digital imaging, PostScript/PDF, and much more. First of a 2-volume set. (Volume II: color management, digital workflow, new media, and Web publishing). By Michael Kleper, the world's foremost authority on digital publishing. The digital publishing industry finally has a single, up-to-date source for authoritative information on every aspect of digital publishing: techniques, technologies, media, workflow, and beyond! In this, the first of a two-volume set, the world's leading authority on digital publishing offers powerful insight into an exceptionally broad range of issues associated with print and online publishing, including typography, page layout, design, digital imaging, PostScript/PDF, and much more. Crystal-clear and packed with hundreds of illustrations, The Handbook of Digital Publishing, Volume I covers today's most critical digital publishing issues with unprecedented breadth and depth. Dr. Michael Kleper starts by introducing key typographic concepts, rules of thumb, formats, and issues for desktop typography users; then introduces effective design, layout, and page creation techniques for both the printed page and the screen. You'll find detailed coverage of desktop publishing, word processing, composition, indexing, and database publishing; as well as a complete guide to digital imaging, creation, capture, and use. Finally, Kleper introduces both PostScript and PDF, presenting expert techniques for creating effective electronic files for both prepress and Web delivery. Dr. Michael L. Kleper, a full professor and member of the Senior Faculty at the Rochester Institute of Technology, has 30 years of college teaching experience in print, desktop and electronic publishing, electronic prepress, typography, and page creation. His seven books include The Illustrated Handbook of Desktop Publishing and Typesetting, Second Edition. He edits The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing and Personal Composition Report (PCR), and is founding editor of Today's Press and Publishing Technology.

Graphic Artists Guild Handbook

Author: Graphic Artists Guild (U.S.)
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780932102126
Size: 22.15 MB
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This 11th edition includes the latest pricing surveys for buyers and sellers, an expanded, updated chapter on digital media development, and the latest on recent court decisions and legislation affecting artwork and design.

Handbook Of Printed Circuit Manufacturing

Author: Raymond H. Clark
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401170126
Size: 77.74 MB
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Of all the components that go into electronic equipment, the printed circuit probably requires more manufacturing operations-each of which must be per formed by a skilled person-than any other. As a shift supervisor early in my printed circuit career, I had to hire and train personnel for all job functions. The amount of responsibility delegated to my subordinates depended strictly on how well I had been able to train them. Training people can be a trying experience and is always a time-consuming one. It behooved me to help my workers obtain the highest degree of job under standing and skill that they and I were capable of. One hindrance to effective teaching is poor continuity of thought, for example, having to say to a trainee, "Wait a minute; forget what I just told you. We have to go back and do some thing else first. " It was in trying to avoid pitfalls such as this that I undertook a detailed examination of the processes involved, what I thought each trainee had to know, and what questions they would most frequently ask. From this analysis I developed the various process procedures. Only after I had done so was I able to train effectively and with the confidence that I was doing the best possible job. Answers had to be at hand for all of their questions and in what ever detail they needed to know.