[Scribus] Good Book for Newby Designer?
Mon Sep 4 02:53:37 CEST 2006
As well as those already mentioned; Exploring Typography by Tova
Rabinowitz is well worth having a look at.
It's a recent release (Feb this year) and as well as typography
exploration it goes into depth with design, page/grid layouts and a
whole lot more (visual gestalt for example).
Each chapter begins by listing the chapter objectives and concludes with
a summary plus assignments with the aim to build a coherent working
knowledge leading from one chapter to the next.
...one of the best books for page layout design/typography newbies I've
On Sun, 2006-09-03 at 10:55 +0100, Tony Cowderoy wrote:
> I've used Scribus 1.3 to produce my company's brochure this year. I'm
> an occasional user of DTP and not a professional designer. Using
> Scribus has made me begin to realise just how little I know about visual
> Can anyone recommend a good book on design, in English, suitable for a
> beginner who knows quite a lot about software but not much about
> professional design? I don't want a "how to design with package X"
> book. I want one that is about design, not software and I'm looking for
> something that starts with basic principles but also goes into quite a
> lot of depth. Any suggestions?
> Tony Cowderoy
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