About the Book

Know Your Onions—Graphic Design

Know Your Onions—Graphic Design

How to Think Like a Creative, Act like a Businessman and Design Like a God
January 2012
Trade Paperback · 208 Pages
$20.00 U.S. · $21.99 CAN
ISBN 9789063692582
BIS Publishers


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Read this book and gain twenty years experience in how to think like a creative, act like a businessman, and design like a god. This book is practical and immediate, without being condescending or overly technical. Know Your Onions gives away the secrets of graphic design.

About the Author

Drew de Soto: Drew de Soto is the founder (2000) and Creative Director of Navig8 and has gone on to work with some of the most influential UK organisations, these include the British Council, the UK Government, international charities and brands.

Drew has contributed to Policy Connect, the UK think tank that works with parliamentarians, business and the public sector to help improve government policy.

He runs an independent gallery (Nancy Victor) in central London, spent a fair few years on stage as a comedian, performing in clubs and theatres ranging from the Comedy Store in Leicester Square to shows in Hong Kong and beyond. Drew has written comedy sketches for Comic Relief and three radio plays.

Drew is the author of Know Your Onions: Graphic Design, Know Your Onions: Web Design and What to put in your portfolio (coming soon).

Know Your Onions: Graphic Design will be running as a short course at Middlesex University (London) from September 2013.

He has a bald head, a ridiculous moustache and enjoys a scotch and a cigar—and not taking life too seriously.

He lives in central London with his wife and son.