Document Design A Guide for Technical Communicators

ISBN-10: 0312436998

ISBN-13: 9780312436995

Edition: 2008

Authors: Ann R. Hawkins, Miles A. Kimball

List price: $65.99
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

The technological revolution of the last ten years has radically changed document designers' materials, processes, and tools of the trade. In short, choices about everything from typography and color to planning and production have changed even multiplied. The first new text for the college market in ten years, Kimball and Hawkins'Document Designassumes from the start that students are working online to produce a fuller range of print and online documents, designed and delivered differently in a digital world. Through practical, accessible advice and examples, Kimball and Hawkins lay out the array of elements and choices that document designers need to consider, all in the context of a rhetorical framework that allows students to see the effects of those choices. The only text to integrate a range of theoretical perspectives, visual perception, visual culture, and visual rhetoric,Document Designteaches students to think more critically about their own design decisions and to keep usability in mind every step of the way. True to its message, this artfully designed text practices the principles it teaches and is sure to become a reference that students will keep.
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Word® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $65.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 12/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Principles
What is Document Design?
Document Design as Information Design
The Document in Document Design
From Document to Design
Document Design as a Relationship
Levels of Design
Design & Emotion
Visual Design
Principles of Design
Design Objects & Their Characteristics
Six Principles of Design
Using Design Principles
Theories of Design
Visual Perception
Visual Culture
Visual Rhetoric
Processes
The Whole Document
Three Perspectives on the Whole Document
Making Decisions about Medium
Making Decisions about Format
Pages
Three Perspectives on Pages
Viewing Pages
Creating Meaning with Page Design
Using Grids for Page Design
Type
Three Perspectives on Type
Looking at Type
Designing Documents with Type
Using Typographic Styles
Digital Type
Type on Screen
Graphics
Three Perspectives on Graphics
Graphics & Design Principles
Graphics & Ethics
Why Use Graphics?
Information Graphics
Promotion Graphics
Creating & Modifying Graphics
Incorporating Graphics into Documents
Color
Three Perspectives on Color
Color on Paper and Screens: RGB & CMYK
Designing with Color
Working with Color on Computers
Displaying and Collecting Data
Three Perspectives on Lists, Tables, & Forms
Lists
Tables
Forms
Production
Projects
Project Management
Working with Design Teams
Models of Project Management
Planned Iterations: A Mixed Approach
Production
Printing Technologies
Paper
Ink
From Design to Document
Preparing Designs for the Press
Proofs
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×