John Foster (badpeoplegoodthings.com) is a designer, author, and speaker on design whose work is included in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian. His books include For Sale: Over 200 Innovative Solutions in Packaging Design, New Masters of Poster Design, and Maximum Page Design, and he writes a weekly column on music packaging for brightestyoungthings.com.
Tony Seddon has worked for a design consultancy, as a senior art editor for an illustrated book publisher, and as art director for two visual arts publishers in a career spanning over 20 years. He is the author of Image: A Creative Digital Workflow for Graphic Designers, Graphic Design for Nondesigners, and Art Directing Projects for Print.
Peter Dawson (gradedesign.com) has a degree in graphic design from Kingston University, UK, and over 18 years experience in the design arena. Among the awards for his work are the Gold Federal Tait Award, D&AD, Donside, McNaughtons Review, ISTD Certificate of Excellence, and, most recently, Best Jacket/Cover Design at the 2010 British Book Design and Production Awards. He is a Fellow, and former Chair, of the International Society of Typographic Designers.
This book was enjoyable to me in learning about graphic design. I was taught many different things I could always refer back to and was also entertained by the comical way the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by thanh nguyen
I work as a production lead at a company that shall not be named but if I could do one thing, I would keep copies of this book next to my front counter to give out to my customers. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Robert Tomich
Interesting format for the several authors to express their views on many aspects of publishing, the use of fonts (other than Comic Sans) being a part of it.Published 19 months ago by L. Cullen
One of the "tips" is not to use your cell phone camera to shoot professional work. Lame. Advice is often trite and very low-level. Read morePublished on June 22, 2012 by Linda A