Graphic Design Cookbook
Mix and Match Recipes for Faster, Better Layouts

Koren, Leonard & Meckler, R. Wippo
Publisher:  Chronicle Books
Year Published:  1989  
Pages:  142pp   Price:  $12.95   ISBN:  ISBN 0-87701-569-4
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX3776

Abstract:  Producing a newsletter, magazine, poster, or ad for your group? If you are looking for some ways of improving their design, this Graphic Design Cookbook may be able to help you. It consists of a variety of design samples, over 1,000 in all, grouped by category (e.g. page borders, coupons and clipouts, cropping images. The book's format enables to user to turn quickly to the section s/he needs and immediately see a wide range of different ways (eight to twelve per page) of handling the same design problem. There are five chapters, on structuring space, orienting the page, text systems, ordering information, and pictorial considerations. A useful tool for those involved in designing publications, especially if you are trying to change or improve the design of your publication.