48th Publication Design Annual

48th Publication Design Annual

The Society of Publication Designers' (SPD) annual competition seeks the very best in editorial design work. Judged by a worldwide panel of top designers, the 48th edition of Rockport's best-selling SPD annuals celebrates the journalists, editorial directors, photographers, and other talented individuals who brought events of the year 2013 to our doorsteps and computer screens. Stunning full-page layouts present everything from products to people, and objects to events, in ways that make each palpable and unforgettable. You'll find featured work published in a wide range of mediums and created by journalistic, design, and publishing talent from around the world.
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Social Systems and Design (Translational Systems Sciences)

Social Systems and Design (Translational Systems Sciences)

We live in the worlds that we help to create every day. Every activity either supports an existing system or effects some change, however small. But is it possible to consciously create the worlds in which we want to live?This volume brings together systems theorists and practitioners who have worked on that question for decades. It explores connections between design and systems ideas to explain why some efforts have been more successful than others, and what is needed if we are to move forward. It offers reflections on early and large-scale attempts at impacting societal systems, as well as proposals for taking those ideas into the future. Examples date back to the Club of Rome in the 1960s and look forward to the creation of ecologically sustainable systems in the future. They address the need for collaboration and inclusion in settings from communities to corporations. And while theories are presented as support for the examples, they are explained in practical ways meant to be acc
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Data Visualization: a successful design process

Data Visualization: a successful design process

A structured design approach to equip you with the knowledge of how to successfully accomplish any data visualization challenge efficiently and effectively Overview A portable, versatile and flexible data visualization design approach that will help you navigate the complex path towards success Explains the many different reasons for creating visualizations and identifies the key parameters which lead to very different design options. Thorough explanation of the many visual variables and visualization taxonomy to provide you with a menu of creative options. In Detail Do you want to create more attractive charts? Or do you have huge data sets and need to unearth the key insights in a visual manner? Data visualization is the representation and presentation of data, using proven design techniques to bring alive the patterns, stories and key insights locked away. "Data Visualization: a Successful Design Process" explores the unique fusion of art and science that is data visualization; a
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Adventures in Experience Design (Web Design Courses)

Adventures in Experience Design (Web Design Courses)

Whether teaching or learning UX Design, activities often sink in deeper than lectures. And game-like activities with a lesson included both engage and instruct. This book contains fun and challenging activities to help participants learn core concepts in user experience, from sketching, to photo safaris that encourage field observation, to creating an experience model for your daily bus ride, etc. It is structured as 50% activity and 50% explanation.  
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IMAGINE DESIGN CREATE: How Designers, Architects, and Engineers Are Changing Our World

IMAGINE DESIGN CREATE: How Designers, Architects, and Engineers Are Changing Our World

Imagine, Design, Create offers a wide-ranging look at how the creative process and the tools of design are dramatically changing—and where design is headed in the coming years. Bringing together stories of good design happening around the world, the book shows how people are using fresh design approaches and new capabilities to solve problems, create opportunities, and improve the way we live and work.From the impact of SOM’s Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland to the spark that inspired Thomas Heatherwick’s U.K. Pavilion in Shanghai; from the new processes fueling Zaha Hadid’s extraordinary architecture to the digital tools Ford is using to transform car design, each of these stories explores questions that swirl around the idea of design. How does design change our lives for the better? How is our capacity to produce good design evolving? How will the next generation of designers work? What will they make? What new areas of human experience is design opening for us? Now t
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Advertising Creative: Strategy, Copy, and Design

Advertising Creative: Strategy, Copy, and Design

Written in an accessible style, Advertising Creative has become a key resource on the most recent trends of strategy, concepts, design, and integration of media and technology. The Third Edition gets right to the point of advertising by stressing key principles, illustrating them, and then providing practical information students and working professionals can use. Drawing on their own personal experience as award-winning experts in the creative advertising field, Tom Altstiel and Jean Grow offer a unique blend of real world and academic perspectives as they examine relevant and cutting-edge topics, including global, social media, business-to-business, in-house, and small agency advertising. Indeed, this hands-on textbook takes you well beyond traditional media topics, offering engaging examples and case histories on hot issues such as digital technology and tools, diversity, and an ever-expanding global marketplace.In the new edition, Altstiel and Grow take a deeper dive into the explo
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Visual Marketing: 99 Proven Ways for Small Businesses to Market with Images and Design

Visual Marketing: 99 Proven Ways for Small Businesses to Market with Images and Design

Effective creative strategies and campaigns for business owners or marketersWhether it's on the Web, in a book, or live in-person, the most effective solutions are those that unexpectedly grab our attention. David Langton and Anita Campbell identify eye-catching and thought-provoking marketing and PR tips, ideas, and creative "stunts." This compendium of winning ideas will inspire small business leaders, creative professionals, and students. Award-winning visual communication designer David Langton has worked for a range of businesses from Fortune 500 leaders to small businesses. Anita Campbell, an internationally known small business expert, reaches over 2 million small business owners and stakeholders annually.Through case studies, photos, and illustrations, Visual Marketing displays creative marketing campaigns that brought attention to small businesses in unique, compelling, and unexpected ways.Online visual marketing solutions may include apps, interactive games tools and modules;
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