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Graphic Design: A User’s Manual

Adrian Shaughnessy

$30.00

This book offers students, novice designers and battle-toughened professionals alike an insider’s guide to the complexities of current graphic design practice and thinking.

Set out in A-Z style and written in a realistic, conversational and insightful way, the book provides advice on the fundamental topics and issues that face designers in their daily lives, looking at everything from kerning to presenting; from budgeting to dealing with rejection; from annual reports to interface design.

Graphic Design: A User’s Manual contains all you need to know to survive and prosper in the complex, ever-shifting world of graphic design.

Adrian Shaughnessy is a designer and writer, and the author of How to be a graphic designer, without losing your soul and Cover Art By: New Music Graphics. He co-founded the design company Intro and, since leaving in 2003, has worked as a consultant to various design studios and clients. He has lectured extensively on design and hosts the radio programme ‘Graphic Design On The Radio’.