Graphic Design: The New Basics

15 05 2009

I received a proof copy of this book. It will temporarily have to sit on my shelf until the summer when I get some time to read it. I requested a copy from the publisher as the book’s website provides some interesting activities.  Have a look at them here. Each section is broken down with a brief explanation and a design problem for students to solve. Has anyone else looked at it?

Typography Two Ways: Calligraphy With a Twist

The phrase on the bottom can be read two ways: right side up and upside down. It’s called an ambigram, and it’s the hottest trend in typography since Helvetica. See more here.


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