Not satisfied with the new tees at the local mall? How about some personalized stationery? An upgrade to your website? A business card? Ask Ellen Lupton? No, get off the couch & design it yourself! With the help of Ellen Lupton’s new book.
Not satisfied with the new T-shirts on sale at the local mall? Maybe you'd like a wedding invitation that expresses your own vision, not your party planner's? How about some personalized stationary? An upgrade to your website? A business card? A poster for your political campaign? A CD package for your band? Sound good? Then get up off your couch and Design It Yourself! Avoid graphic identity theft: build your own. Ellen Lupton, bestselling author of Thinking with Type will show you how.
DIY: Design It Yourself, provides you with all the tools you'll need to create your own projects, from conception through production. Here you will find:
simple ideas on how you can "think like a designer"
clear and coherent explanations of design technologies, from silk-screening to web development
what materials you'll need to get your job done
where to find and buy them
how much time and experience your project demands
diagrams that show how to handle complex tasks
basic typographic dos and don'ts
the history and theory of the DIY design movement
hundreds of innovative and beautiful projects for inspirationNo more excuses. With this book, virtually any design task is within your grasp. Just do it (yourself)!
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
7 x 8.5 inches (17.8 x 21.6 cm), Paperback binding, 176 pages
250 four-color plates,
Coming soon (publication date 1/2006 )
A PAPress publication; Territorial rights: World; (0.)
Series Design Briefs