Before and After by John McWade
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Before and After
By John McWade

Before and After

How to Design Cool Stuff v. 2

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Before and After by John McWade

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Before and After magazine's focus on clarity, simplicity, and elegance has won it legions of fans--fans who will welcome this second volume of the definitive Before and After Page Design by John McWade. Truly an icon of the graphic design community, his insistence on approaching design not as mere decoration but as an essential form of communication is vividly apparent in this cohesive primer on page design and layout. And you could not hope for a better, more qualified teacher. McWade shows readers how to arrange and present information using today's powerful graphics tools. Readers will learn how to design single-page and multi-page documents, brochures, and ads; why one typeface works better than another; and much more. Best of all, they'll discover how to think visually transforming the images in their heads into something that communicates effectively on the page.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780321580122
ISBN-10: 0321580125
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 180mm x 10mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Peachpit Press Publications
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John McWade

Designer, teacher, and author John McWade has been at the forefront of the graphic design and desktop publishing worlds for several decades. The very first beta user of the desktop publishing program Aldus PageMaker, he went on to found the first desktop publishing company, PageLab, to take advantage of the new tools. With his partner Gaye McWade, he founded the acclaimed Before and After magazine.

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