Being a successful graphic designer nowadays requires more than knowing the crucial features of industry-standard software applications. It also requires an understanding of the best way to integrate these programs into a seamless whole even as producing work that conforms to design principles-and client expectations. This fully revised edition of The Graphic Designer’s Digital Toolkit, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the “Big 4” digital design programs used in industry nowadays-Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and QuarkXPress. The book examines the crucial features of each and every, then reveals in practical detail skills and technology into effective design for print and Internet media. This project based book includes a highly visual introduction to the crucial tools and functions of each and every application from the point of view of the working designer. Readers are then given the opportunity to put what they learn how to work by tackling design projects from concept to completion, with assignments drawn from the on a regular basis world of professional graphic designers.
The Graphic Designer’s Digital Toolkit