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    DescriptionDesigners are quick to tell us about their sources of inspiration, but they are much less willing to reveal such critical matters as how to find work, how much they charge, and what to do when a client rejects three weeks of work and refuses to pay the bill. How to be a graphic designer without losing your soul addresses the concerns of young designers who want to earn a living by doing expressive and meaningful work, and who want to avoid becoming hired drones working on soulless projects. Written by a designer for designers, it combines practical advice with philosophical guidance to help young professionals embark on their careers. How should designers manage the creative process? What's the first step in the successful interpretation of a brief? How do you generate ideas when everything just seems blank? How to be a graphic designer offers clear, concise guidance for these questions, along with focused, no-nonsense strategies for setting up, running, and promoting a studio, finding work, and collaborating with clients. The book also includes inspiring interviews with ten leading designers, including Rudy VanderLans (Emigre), John Warwicker (Tomato), Neville Brody (Research Studios), and Andy Cruz (House Industries). All told, How to be a graphic designer covers just about every aspect of the profession, and stands as an indispensable guide for any young designer.


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    Title
    How to Be a Graphic Designer, Without Losing Your Soul
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Adrian Shaughnessy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 194 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 449 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781568985596
    ISBN 10: 1568985592
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    BIC subject category V2: ABQ, AK
    Libri: I-AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25840
    BISAC V2.8: DES000000
    B&T Approval Code: A28441200
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 27
    BISAC V2.8: DES007030, ART043000
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC21: 741.6023
    DC22: 741.6/023
    LC classification: NC1001 .S53 2005
    Thema V1.0: AK, ABQ
    Publisher
    PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
    Imprint name
    PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
    Publication date
    22 September 2005