Desktop Publishing Design For Dummies

"A …For Dummies book from the foremost authority on desktop publishing and design is a dream come true." — Dan Gookin, Bestselling Author of DOS For Dummies® "Desktop Publishing & Design For Dummies provides the reader with all the ...

Desktop Publishing   Design For Dummies

"A …For Dummies book from the foremost authority on desktop publishing and design is a dream come true." — Dan Gookin, Bestselling Author of DOS For Dummies® "Desktop Publishing & Design For Dummies provides the reader with all the basics for successful design in a simple, step-by-step manner." — Jill Robbins Israel, Editor-in-Chief, Technique Magazine Includes Newsletter "How-To" Insert! With all the desktop publishing software and books around, it seems like anyone can be a designer these days. But it's not so easy to whip up a well-designed brochure or newsletter without some guidance. Design guru Roger C. Parker reveals simple yet innovative techniques so you can create persuasive presentations, snazzy brochures, and informative newsletters — all without using an expensive design firm. Ask for IDG Books' …For Dummies® Books, the Fun and Easy Way to Find Out about Computers. Also look for IDG Books' PCs For Dummies®, 4th Edition, the fun and easy way to get started on your PC right away, and PageMaker® 6.5 For Dummies®, Internet Edition, the fast and friendly way to publish documents on the Web! Inside, find helpful advice on how to: Apply basic design building blocks to any of the popular desktop publishing and page layout programs Choose the right computer hardware and software Scan photographs and place them on your page Take the mystery out of choosing the right typeface and type size for headlines, sub-heads, body copy, and captions Effectively use color in your publications — and know what to avoid Set up your files correctly to avoid service bureau hassles Speak the language with a glossary of over 200 important design terms Save time and money with numerous efficiency tips Plus, a special insert that provides a step-by-step introduction to the process of creating a newsletter

Desktop Publishing by Design

All new, this edition is really three books in one: a primer on basic design; an imaginative portfolio of brochures, newsletters, catalogs, data sheets, and forms; and projects that provide hands-on experience in producing professional ...

Desktop Publishing by Design

All new, this edition is really three books in one: a primer on basic design; an imaginative portfolio of brochures, newsletters, catalogs, data sheets, and forms; and projects that provide hands-on experience in producing professional-looking printed pieces.

DDC Graphic Design for Desktop Publishing

Create professional-quality page layouts with your computer.

DDC Graphic Design for Desktop Publishing

Create professional-quality page layouts with your computer. The author quickly explains the basic principles of graphic design in easy-to-understand language. An essential reference for anyone using their computer for desktop publishing. Handy glossary of commonly used terms on the back cover.

Basics of Designing Desktop Publishing

Aided by step-by-step instructions, actual screen shots, illustrations and specific attributes in using MS Word, Microsoft Paint and MS Publisher this book details how to be a successful Desktop Publisher.

Basics of Designing   Desktop Publishing

From why use DTP, to who uses it, to Software used in DTP, the author Bittu Kumar takes you through all fundamental elements necessary for performing a good job with Desktop Publishing. Aided by step-by-step instructions, actual screen shots, illustrations and specific attributes in using MS Word, Microsoft Paint and MS Publisher this book details how to be a successful Desktop Publisher. More importantly, you become fully aware of why you must consider significantly important five questions when applying design principles in desktop publishing projects: 1. What is the DTP project designed to do? 2. What is the project designed to communicate? 3. What format will best communicate the project's message? 4. What design constraints does the project budget impose? 5. What design techniques will help the viewer understand the project's message? It also briefly informs you how to put these five graphic design tools – Space, Fonts, Color, Illustration & Photography and Consistency - to good use when designing and executing a desktop publishing work.

Web Design Desktop Publishing for Dummies

Full of relevant and easy-to-find information about Web page design, this book is the perfect companion for those eager to create outstanding Web pages.

Web Design   Desktop Publishing for Dummies

Full of relevant and easy-to-find information about Web page design, this book is the perfect companion for those eager to create outstanding Web pages. This "For Dummies" edition describes how to merge content and design with Web publishing software.

Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing

This book will introduce readers To The fundamentals of digital graphic design and desktop publishing. Students will be shown how they can utilize digital tools to bring their ideas to fruition.

Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing

Today's powerful computers and advanced software a have made professional graphic design and publishing tools available to users of all ages. This book will introduce readers To The fundamentals of digital graphic design and desktop publishing. Students will be shown how they can utilize digital tools to bring their ideas to fruition.

Desktop Publishing by Design

Introduces the principles of typography and the features of PageMaker desktop publishing program, and offers demonstrations of a variety of projects

Desktop Publishing by Design

Introduces the principles of typography and the features of PageMaker desktop publishing program, and offers demonstrations of a variety of projects

Desktop Design

Desktop Design


Desktop Publishing Style Guide

Unlike other resources, design and typography techniques are linked to the software language in a single source. This is the perfect companion for graphic designers, desktop publishers and production artists.

Desktop Publishing Style Guide

The Desktop Publishing StyleGuide presents a solid foundation of a wide range of design and production components needed to successfully complete high quality publications. Twenty-five of the most common projects, like letterhead, brochures, and newsletters are included along with information on page elements, audience, effect, postal requirements, and more. Unlike other resources, design and typography techniques are linked to the software language in a single source. This is the perfect companion for graphic designers, desktop publishers and production artists.

Before and After Page Design

If you're among them, you'll welcome the first book from B and A's founder and publisher. John McWade walks his own talk, bringing you a beautifully clear, cohesive, and elegant primer on page design.

Before and After Page Design

Before and After magazine's focus on clarity and simplicity and its insistence on approaching design not as mere decoration but as an essential form of communication have won it legions of fans. If you're among them, you'll welcome the first book from B and A's founder and publisher. John McWade walks his own talk, bringing you a beautifully clear, cohesive, and elegant primer on page design. You'll learn by example how to design single-page and multi-page publications, brochures, and advertisements, applying the principles design professionals live by. You'll also learn how to choose the right font for your project, why one typeface works better than another, and lots more. Best of all, you'll discover how to think visually--transforming the images in your head into documents that communicate effectively on the page.

Desktop Publishing by Design

Employing a practical, hands-on approach with plenty of examples, this introduction to general design principles and PageMaker 5 basics offers a useful introduction to anyone designing and creating documents in PageMaker.

Desktop Publishing by Design

Employing a practical, hands-on approach with plenty of examples, this introduction to general design principles and PageMaker 5 basics offers a useful introduction to anyone designing and creating documents in PageMaker. Original. (Beginner).

Book Design and Production

Lucid descriptions cover editing, parts of a book, typefaces, design, layout, choosing a designer, selecting a printer, and more. This is the reference that every author/publisher needs.

Book Design and Production

In an industry burdened by complex technical issues, confusing practices, and a huge learning curve, Book Design and Production makes it easy. This is a one-stop resource to help authors and publishers find clear explanations of every facet of making a book a reality. Lucid descriptions cover editing, parts of a book, typefaces, design, layout, choosing a designer, selecting a printer, and more. This is the reference that every author/publisher needs.

Simply by Design

Simply by Design


Computer Graphics Applications

Computer Graphics Applications


Layout Design and Typography for the Desktop Publisher

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Layout  Design  and Typography for the Desktop Publisher


Desktop Publishing

Desktop Publishing