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作者 Kadavy, David
書名 Design for Hackers : Reverse Engineering Beauty
出版項 Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2011
國際標準書號 9781119970064 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (358 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
附註 Intro -- Table of Contents -- Title Page -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Why Design Matters -- Chapter 2: The Purpose of Design -- Chapter 3: Medium and Form in Typography -- Chapter 4: Technology and Culture -- Chapter 5: Fool's Golden Ratio: Understanding Proportions -- Chapter 6: Holding the Eye: Composition and Design Principles -- Chapter 7: Enlivening Information: Establishing a Visual Hierarchy -- Chapter 8: Color Science -- Chapter 9: Color Theory -- Appendix A: Choosing and Pairing Fonts -- Appendix B: Typographic Etiquette -- End User License Agreement
Discover the techniques behind beautiful design?by deconstructing designs to understand them The term 'hacker' has been redefined to consist of anyone who has an insatiable curiosity as to how things work-and how they can try to make them better. This book is aimed at hackers of all skill levels and explains the classical principles and techniques behind beautiful designs by deconstructing those designs in order to understand what makes them so remarkable. Author and designer David Kadavy provides you with the framework for understanding good design and places a special emphasis on interactive mediums. You'll explore color theory, the role of proportion and geometry in design, and the relationship between medium and form. Packed with unique reverse engineering design examples, this book inspires and encourages you to discover and create new beauty in a variety of formats. Breaks down and studies the classical principles and techniques behind the creation of beautiful design Illustrates cultural and contextual considerations in communicating to a specific audience Discusses why design is important, the purpose of design, the various constraints of design, and how today's fonts are designed with the screen in mind Dissects the elements of color, size, scale, proportion, medium, and form Features a unique range of examples, including the graffiti in the ancient city of Pompeii, the lack of the color black in Monet's art, the style and sleekness of the iPhone, and more By the end of this book, you'll be able to apply the featured design principles to your own web designs, mobile apps, or other digital work
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Kadavy, David Design for Hackers : Reverse Engineering Beauty Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2011 9781119998952
主題 Computer graphics.;Graphic arts.;Graphic design (Typography);Web sites -- Design
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