- The only book to teach Bauhaus design principles alongside basic digital tools of Adobe's Creative Suite, including the recently released Adobe CS4
- Addresses the growing trend of compressing design fundamentals and design software into the same course in universities and design trade schools.
- Lessons are timed to be used in 50-minute class sessions.
Design topics and principles include: Composition; Symmetry and Asymmetry; Gestalt; Appropriation; The Bauhaus Basic Course Approach; Color Theory; The Grid; Scale, Hierarchy and Collage; Tonal Range; Elements of Motion.
Digital Foundations is an AIGA Design Press book, published under Peachpit's New Riders imprint in partnership with AIGA, the professional association for design.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Metaphor of Using Graphics Applications
Chapter 2: Searching and Sampling - Becoming an Expert Web User
Chapter 3: Color Theory and Basic Shapes
Chapter 4: Using the Grid
Chapter 5: Symmetry
Chapter 6: Flat Graphics and Line Art
Chapter 7: Scanning and Digital Cameras
Chapter 8: Tonal Scale
Chapter 9: Layering and Collage
Chapter 10: Typography
Chapter 11: Getting It Out: Digital Output for web
Chapter 12: Non-Destructive Editing
Chapter 13: Creating Unity within a System
Chapter 14: Creating Tension within a System
Chapter 15: Hello World
Chapter 16: Files and Servers
Chapter 17: Hyperlinks
Chapter 18: Elements of Motion
Chapter 19: Pacing
Chapter 20: Commanding the Timeline: ActionScript
Format: Safari PTG
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