Know Your Onions—Graphic Design
Trade Paperback · 208 Pages
$20.00 U.S. · $21.99 CAN
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Required Reading: Art & Design: Know Your Onions
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 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.
The principles of typography
The principles of punctuation
Knowledge of colour
The principles of artwork and reprographics
Knowledge of print
Knowledge of finishing
Knowledge of paper
Spot colour or special printing.
Spot or special colour printing is usually reserved for one, two or three colour printing. Often used for stationery or when you are trying to do something a bit special.
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