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Copywriting


Writing copy is often assumed to be a natural talent. However, there are simple techniques you can employ to craft strong written content with ease. This new, expanded edition teaches the art of writing great copy for digital media, branding, advertising, direct marketing, retailing, catalogues, and company magazines and internal communications. Using a series of exercises and up-to-date illustrated examples of award-winning campaigns and communication, "Copywriting, Second Edition" takes you through step-by-step processes that can help you to write content quickly and effectively. Including insightful interviews from leading copywriters, as well as illustrated case studies of major brands that explore the challenges involved in creating cutting edge copy, this book will provide you with all the tools you need to become a confident and versatile creative copywriter.
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27,54 € 28,99 €

Drawing Fashion Accessories


Drawing Fashion Accessories is a practical guide to illustrating footwear, millinery, bags and purses, cosmetic products and jewellery, offering a unique resource for students and professional fashion illustrators alike. Beginning with a discussion of the media available for drawing fashion accessories and how best to use them, together with a demonstration of various art styles, Miller then moves on to demonstrate the technicalities of drawing different products, including the specific challenges of perspective, how to draw accessories on the body, and how to render a wealth of different materials. In addition to the practice of drawing, a series of specially illustrated glossaries introduces readers to the technical and style terminology used throughout the accessories industry. Illustrated with specially created step-by-step sequences, Drawing Fashion Accessories provides students with the knowledge and freedom to develop their own work beyond the basics and to bring style and flair to their illustrations.
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32,29 € 33,99 €

Logotype


"Logotype" is the definitive modern collection of logotypes, monograms and other text-based corporate marks. Featuring more than 1,300 international typographic identities, by around 250 design studios, this is an indispensable handbook for every design studio, providing a valuable resource to draw on in branding and corporate identity projects. "Logotype" is truly international, and features the worlds outstanding identity designers. Examples are drawn not just from Western Europe and North America but also Australia, South Africa, the Far East, Israel, Iran, South America and Eastern Europe. Contributing design firms include giants such as Pentagram, Vignelli Associates, Chermayeff & Geismar, Wolff Olins, Landor, Total Identity and Ken Miki & Associates as well as dozens of highly creative, emerging studios. Retaining the striking black-and-white aesthetic and structure of Logo (also by Michael Evamy) and Symbol, "Logotype" is an important and essential companion volume.
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32,29 € 33,99 €

Stencil Republic


Stencil Republic is a pure celebration of the art of the stencil. The 20 stencils featured, printed on perforated card stock so that they can be cut out and used, have been created by international artists from across the street art scene, from the old masters to the new kids on the block. The laser cutting process used to create the stencils allows the artwork to be reproduced in very fine detail. Each artist has created an in-situ photograph to accompany their stencil, showing how they would use it, along with other imagery. There is also a short interview with each artist. A collector's item in its own right, Stencil Republic is a book that can be used and treasured or can simply be an inspiration to others to create.
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28,49 € 29,99 €

Sticker Fashionista


Carries EU Toy Safety Directive 'CE' logo. The first sticker book to really reflect contemporary fashion, Sticker Fashionista gives fashion sticker books a makeover. With gorgeous illustrations of amazing clothes, style capitals around the world, and fashion themes from denim to red-carpet glamour, the book will be irresistible to fashion lovers of all ages.
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12,34 € 12,99 €

Sketchbooks: Hidden Art


Now published in paperback, Sketchbooks provides a revealing glimpse into the inner workings and private inspiration of creatives from the worlds of advertising, design, graphic design, fashion design, art, street art and illustration. Intimate and often unseen, artists' own notebooks document sources of inspiration as well as the journey to final execution. They show ideas and their evolution into accomplished works. Fresh and spontaneous, their style connects directly with current illustration trends. The material is complemented by interviews in which artists explain how they use their sketchbooks and how they relate to finished works. These, along with the sketchbooks themselves, give readers a direct and unmediated insight into the process of research and creation.
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18,04 € 18,99 €

Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture


Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern concrete architecture. Featuring the work of renowned architects from around the world, this book presents 49 of the most recently completed and influential concrete designs for both residential and commercial architecture. The projects are presented in clear and concise layouts over four pages. All of the drawings are styled consistently and presented at standard architectural scales to allow for easy comparison. Each project is presented with colour photographs, site plans and sections and elevations, as well as numerous construction details. There is also descriptive text, detailed captions and in-depth information for each project. A bonus CD-ROM contains drawings from the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats.
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47,49 € 49,99 €

How to Use Type


This book is an introduction to the use of type in design for print and screen. It provides a creative, informative and practical introduction for those studying all pathways of graphic design. The authors discuss who uses type, where and when type is employed, audience and appropriateness of type and communication. The book includes basic information about type and its terminology, using typefaces, designing and communicating with type, colour and movement, experimentation with type and production issues. Throughout, examples are drawn from design for both print and screen. "How to Use Type" includes illustrated activities and case studies linked to key issues discussed in the text. This book offers an invaluable overview of an essential aspect of visual communication.
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28,50 € 30,00 €

I Used to Be a Design Student


This book offers a rare chance to read what graphic designers feel about their education and profession. Fifty influential designers give the low-down about their student days and their professional lives. A piece of their college work is shown alongside an example of current work. Each designer also offers a key piece of advice and a warning, making this a must-read for anyone embarking on a career in design. The book looks at the process a designer goes through in finding their 'voice'. Topics addressed include how ideas are researched and developed; design and other cultural influences, then and now; positive and negative aspects of working as a designer; motivations for becoming a designer; and whether it's really possible to teach design. Contributors include Stefan Sagmeister, James Goggin, Karlssonwilker, Studio Dumbar, Cornel Windlin, Daniel Eatock, Spin, Hyperkit and Christian Kusters.
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21,38 € 22,50 €

Tote Bag


Tote bags are becoming more and more popular because they are reusable and eco-friendly. This affordable and stylish alternative to the ubiquitous plastic bag is now also a fashion statement. The use of tote bags has spread from the eco-savvy shopper to the style-conscious consumer. With this shift, totes have moved from being a purely utilitarian item to a medium for self-expression. The printed design on the tote bag sends a message about the owner's personality. The graphics, imagery and messages displayed on tote bags are becoming increasingly sophisticated, subtle and imaginative. This book showcases some of the most striking, inventive and subversive of current examples of the tote. The featured totes come from over 120 illustrators, graphic designers and design studios around the world, from the Netherlands to Nigeria. Designs include floral prints, typography, illustrations and characters.
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11,88 € 12,50 €

Secret Garden


Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an inky black-and-white wonderland. This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a secret garden created in beautifully detailed pen-and-ink illustrations - all waiting to be brought to life through colouring, but each also sheltering all kinds of tiny creatures just waiting to be found. And there are also bits of the garden that still need to be completed by you. Appealing to all ages, the intricately-realized world of the Secret Garden is both beautiful and inspirational.
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12,34 € 12,99 €

Detail in Contemporary Bar and Restaurant


Bars and restaurants need to be assertive. Customers tend not to visit them to satisfy basic appetites for food or drink but for the social opportunities. Their interiors need to occupy the imagination of their customers and to whet the appetite for a return visit. The design that gets the formula right will do as much to prolong the life of the business as the products on offer. As this book demonstrates, the conventions and mechanics of eating and drinking influence how bars and restaurants are conceived in different regions of the world. Whatever the final result users are in sustained, intimate contact with the elements of the space they inhabit and detailing must be refined enough, and visually rich enough, to withstand prolonged scrutiny. This book includes a wide range of international projects and for each one there is a descriptive text, colour photographs, floor plans, sections and construction and decorative details. A bonus CD-ROM contains all the drawings as printed in the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats.
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41,80 € 44,00 €

Drape Drape 3


Drape Drape 3 is the follow-up to the cult Japanese draping books Drape Drape and Drape Drape 2, and the latest in the new series from Bunka Fashion College. It includes 15 stylish contemporary designs for dresses, skirts, tunics and blouses, with easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams that skilfully guide the reader to create draped garments step by step. With two full-scale patterns at the back, this book provides a variety of new design ideas and practical construction tips for readers looking to continue exploring draping techniques.
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23,75 € 25,00 €

New Icons of Fashion Illustration


Fashion illustration is and always has been about far more than pretty drawings of pretty dresses. This lavish celebration of todays leading artists in the field showcases the timeless craft and amazing diversity that characterize the genre. From David Downton to Cecilia Carlstedt and from Jason Brooks to Jordi Labanda, 28 masters of fashion illustration from across the world are featured, one by one, in a grand tour of the best work currently produced. While some illustrators create daringly bold graphics, others prefer delicate watercolours and ink drawings. Throughout the volume, both hi-tech multimedia effects and traditional drawing skills are given pride of place, with many of the artists using a mixture of techniques. Lively commentary accompanies the images, while interviews with each illustrator provide further insight into their influences and methods. A source of inspiration for aspiring illustrators, designers and advertising creatives, this gorgeous volume will also catch the eye of fashion lovers and all those who have an interest in contemporary figurative art and visual communication.
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33,25 € 35,00 €

Paris Sketchbook


"Paris Sketchbook" is a stunning gift book from leading international fashion illustrator Jason Brooks. Although he is best known for his beautiful fashion imagery, which has regularly graced the pages of Vogue and Elle magazines, travel has been a recurrent theme in his work and his adventures continue to inspire and inform his visual repertoire. During his time on fashion assignments at the Couture shows in Paris, Brooks developed a fascination for the city, drawing and painting beautiful travel journals that demonstrate his passion for all things Parisian. This book is a whimsical take on Paris, part guide book, part illustrated journal, it will appeal to both travellers and fashionistas. Sumptuous production with different stocks and inks will make this a must for anyone who loves fashion illustration and beautiful books.
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21,84 € 22,99 €

Stylish Dres Book


"The Stylish Dress Book" features an A to Z of cool tops and tunic dresses that you can wear anywhere. Using simple shapes and individual details, the book shows you how to craft a stylish collection of garments to your own taste. For anyone who knows the frustration of going into a clothes shop and finding racks of identikit clothes in cheap fabrics, this book will offer a fabulous home made alternative. As every sewist knows, DIY fashion is the only way to be stylish. What makes these Japanese sewing books different from other guides on the market is the simplicity of the projects. The instructions come through a series of simple, step-by-step diagrams, meaning that the sequence of construction is easy to follow. The book also includes two actual-size patterns. Choose from 26 different garments and then set to work to make your own unique outfit.
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18,04 € 18,99 €