How to be a Graphic Designer, without Losing Your Soul

How to be a Graphic Designer, without Losing Your Soul

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Graphic designers constantly complain that there is no career manual to guide them through the profession. Design consultant and writer Adrian Shaughnessy draws on a wealth of experience to provide just such a handbook. Aimed at the independent-minded, it addresses the concerns of young designers who want to earn a living by doing expressive and meaningful work and avoid becoming a hired drone working on soulless projects. It offers straight-talking advice on how to establish your design career and suggestions - that you won't have been taught at college - for running a successful business. This revised, extended edition includes all-new chapters covering professional skills, the creative process, and global trends, including green issues, ethics and the rise of digital culture. The book contains all-new imagery, and the previous interviews have been replaced with new ones, each focusing on a specific issue of importance to graphic designers.

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 190 x 230 x 15mm | 510g
  • Laurence King Publishing
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 45 colour illustrations
  • 1856697096
  • 9781856697095
  • 10,380

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About Adrian Shaughnessy

Adrian Shaughnessy is a designer and writer, and the author of How To Be A Graphic Designer, Without Losing Your Soul and Cover Art By: New Music Graphics. He co-founded the design company Intro and, since leaving in 2003, has worked as a consultant to various design studios and clients. He has lectured extensively on design and hosts the radio show 'Graphic Design On The Radio'.

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