How to be a Graphic Designer...2nd edition

How to be a Graphic Designer...2nd edition

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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 wont 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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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 190 x 230 x 18mm | 10g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 45 colour illustrations
  • 1856697096
  • 9781856697095
  • 14,297

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recommend to all juniors and people who are thinking about bacoming freelance or full time GD, great view of the field from a professional GD perspectiveshow more
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