Logo Design Love by Airey, D.In 'Logo Design Love', graphic designer David Airey brings the best parts of his popular blog of the same name to the printed page. Just as in the blog, David fills each page of this simple, modern-looking book with gorgeous logos & real world anecdotes that illustrate best practices for designing brand identity systems that last.
Call Number: AIR
Publication Date: 2011
Packaging the Brand by Ambrose, G., Harris, P.While many other areas of design have commercial aspects, the success of a piece of packaging design is inextricably linked with its ability to sell a product. Packaging the Brand discusses the implications of this commercial function for a designer.It explores methods of visually communicating the value of a product to its target audience and examines the entire lifespan of a piece of packaging: from its manufacture and construction, to its display in various retail environments, to its eventual disposal and the associated environmental concerns.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2011
Logo by Evamy, M.The logo bible, this book provides graphic designers with an indispensable reference source for contemporary logo design. More than 1300 logos are grouped according to their focal form, symbol, and graphic associations into 75 categories such as crosses, stars, crowns, animals, people, handwritten, illustrative type, etc. To emphasize the visual form of the logos, theyare shown predominantly in black and white. By sorting a vast, international array of current logotypesranging from those of small, design-led businesses to global brandsthe book offers design consultancies a ready resource to draw on in the research phase of identity projects. Logos are also indexed alphabetically by name of company/designer and by industrial sector, making it easy to piece together a picture of the state of the identity art in any client's marketplace.
Symbol by Bateman, S., Hyland, A.The book features over 1300 symbols, organized into groups and sub-groups according to their visual characteristics. Each category includes a short introduction, with expanded captions providing information on who the symbol was designed for, who designed it, when, and where appropriate, what the symbol stands for. These sections are interspersed with short case studies on both classic examples of symbols still in use, and exceptional examples of recently designed symbols.
Call Number: 741.6 HYL
Publication Date: 2011
Problem Solved by Johnson, M.A primer in design and communication that offers solutions to the recurring problems faced by by students and professionals. It explores the ways creatives interpret their clients' brief, propose new ideas and reinvent existing products and brands, referring to a huge cross-section of different projects by acclaimed designers and agencies, including Saatchi and Saatchi, Paul Rand, George Lois, Bob Gill and Pentagram.
Call Number: 741.6 JOH
Publication Date: 2012
Branding by Mono Design StaffThis series explores the challenges faced by the world's leading designers on a diverse range of commercial projects by deconstructing not only the creative process but also the production methods behind each one. Each venture has been given its own chapter where the design process is fully explored through the perspectives of the clients, repro houses and printers as well as the designers. These detailed profiles explain how today's creative professionals are using digital technology and the impact it continues to have on human interaction. By including the concerns of all the project contributors, the reader is offered a unique and invaluable overview of the design process from initial concept to finished solution. This series will inspire design and technology students and professionals the world over. Branding is the key to effective marketing and can make or break products as well as entire companies. This exciting third title in the Digital Lab series examines the world's most innovative branding projects, both big budget and small. Illuminating interviews with celebrated designers combine with fascinating feedback from their clients, to provide the reader with a new insight into the entire digital branding process from outline brief to finished design. Featured designers include branding leaders such as Wolff Olins, Design Bridge, the Connexxion rebranding of Amsterdam Public Transport system, and Coca-Cola. This modern look at branding will be an invaluable resource for everyone involved in design for the fast-moving marketplace.
Call Number: 741.67 MON
Publication Date: 2002
Creating a Brand Identity: a Guide for Designers by Slade-Brooking, C.Creating a Brand Identity goes behind the scenes to explore the creative processes involved in designing a successful brand identity, one of the most fascinating and complex challenges in graphic design. This bestselling book is ideal for students, professionals and agencies working in the fields of: * Graphic Design * Branding * Brand Management * Advertising * Marketing * Communications Authored by design and branding expert, Catharine Slade-Brooking,Creating a Brand Identity includes exercises and examples that highlight the key activities undertaken by graphic designers to create successful brand identities, including: * Defining the audience * Analysing competitors * Creating mood boards * Naming brands * Logo design * Client presentations * Rebranding * Launching a new brand identity Case studies throughout the book are illustrated with brand identities from a diverse range of industries including digital media, fashion, advertising, product design, packaging, retail and more. The book uses images of professional design concepts, brand case studies and diagrams throughout to illustrate the text. Flow-charts are also used extensively to highlight the step-by-step methodology applied by industry professionals to create a brand. The content of the book has been derived from Catharine Slade-Brooking own experience of entering the world of branding as a graduate and having to learn the hard way, 'on the job'. This, in turn, enabled the author to develop teaching materials for undergraduate and postgraduate students on the BA Graphic Communication course at the University of the Creative Arts, where Slade-Brooking is a lecturer. The book has been recommended across a wide range of university courses, from graphic design school to animation, digital media, textiles and interior design. It includes a full glossary of brand terminology and a list of recommended further reading.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Graphic Design, Referenced by Vit, A., Palacio, B. G.Graphic Design, Referenced is a visual and informational guide to the most commonly referenced terms, historical moments, landmark projects, and influential practitioners in the field of graphic design. With more than 2,000 design projects illustrating more than 400 entries, it provides an intense overview of the varied elements that make up the graphic design profession through a unique set of chapters: "principles" defines the very basic foundation of what constitutes graphic design to establish the language, terms, and concepts that govern what we do and how we do it, covering layout, typography, and printing terms; "knowledge" explores the most influential sources through which we learn about graphic design from the educational institutions we attend to the magazines and books we read; "representatives" gathers the designers who over the years have proven the most prominent or have steered the course of graphic design in one way or another; and "practice" highlights some of the most iconic work produced that not only serve as examples of best practices, but also illustrate its potential lasting legacy. Graphic Design, Referenced serves as a comprehensive source of information and inspiration by documenting and chronicling the scope of contemporary graphic design, stemming from the middle of the twentieth century to today.