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Design by Numbers Paperback – October 1, 2001

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John Maeda shows graphic designers how to step back a level and create their own digital tools. His elegant book could change the way we think about graphic design; I hope it will.

William J. Mitchell, Dean, School of Architecture and Planning, MIT

About the Author

An internationally recognized leader at the intersection of design and technology, John Maeda is Executive Vice President/Chief Experience Officer at Publicis Sapient. He was the 16th President of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). He is the author of Design by Numbers, The Laws of Simplicity, and Redesigning Leadership, all published by The MIT Press.

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  • Item Weight : 2.5 pounds
  • Paperback : 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0262632446
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0262632447
  • Product Dimensions : 10 x 0.75 x 10 inches
  • Publisher : The MIT Press; Reprint Edition (October 1, 2001)
  • Reading level : 18 and up
  • Language: : English
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