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EBOOK ð Popular Lies About Graphic Design Ð Multi award winning designer, typographer and TED speaker, Craig Ward, presents his first self authored book Popular Lies About Graphic Design An attempt to debunk the various misconceptions, half truths and, in some cases, outright lies which permeate the industry of design Lovingly designed and written both passionately and irreverently, Ward pulls from his ten years of experience to tackle lighter subjects such as design fetishists, Helvetica s neutrality and urgent briefs, alongside discussions on worthy topics such as the validity of design education, the supposed death of print, client relationships and pitch planning In addition, the book features contributions and insights from than a dozen other established practitioners such as Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, Christoph Niemann and David Carson making it a must for students, recent graduates and seasoned practitioners alike A very good book on design, by an author that has strong opinions but a very quiet, simple style He discusses many of the sacred cows of graphic design and presents a balanced view This is all theory, with little technical discussion, and is all the better for it Highly recommended. This book annoyed me so much I thought it might be somewhat helpful, and teach me something about my major, but it just went over the same lessons I ve heard over and over from professors and advisors Ward makes a simple point, and then goes on and on about it, basically saying the same thing 5 times over.Besides the not stellar writing, the design actually bothered me, which I was surprised about considering this is a book about graphic design There is a very odd mix of page designs, makin This book annoyed me so much I thought it might be somewhat helpful, and teach me something about my major, but it just went over the same lessons I ve heard over and over from professors and advisors Ward makes a simple point, and then goes on and on about it, basically saying the same thing 5 times over.Besides the not stellar writing, the design actually bothered me, which I was surprised about considering this is a book about graphic design There is a very odd mix of page designs, making me feel like he made this book just to show off his InDesign skills In the middle of the book, there is a very startling introduction of color, to signal the beginning of a section of designer contributed popular lies abt graphic design This section really caught be off guard, due to the fact that there was zero introduction, and suddenly some of the text was horizontal for no reason There were many sections of this book where the text was just not legible or easily readable While I want this book to look cool, it should also be readable, because, well, it s a book This book might be enjoyable for someone who isn t very well versed in graphic design, and is just getting into it, but as someone who is majoring in graphic design, I found it very repetitive and boring.I M ANNOYED An OK read imo Too bad the quality of the opinions aren t consistent Some opinions are too obvious to be really interesting, while other aren t discussed thoroughly enough.Major downside is the layout of the book Quite a few opinion titles are totally unreadable, which is quite contradictory for a book about graphic design Especially because the author explicitly discusses how GD can should be about making messagesreadable to people, and that you shouldn t just break the rules unless An OK read imo Too bad the quality of the opinions aren t consistent Some opinions are too obvious to be really interesting, while other aren t discussed thoroughly enough.Major downside is the layout of the book Quite a few opinion titles are totally unreadable, which is quite contradictory for a book about graphic design Especially because the author explicitly discusses how GD can should be about making messagesreadable to people, and that you shouldn t just break the rules unless you have a really good reason to do so Maybe I m missing the point here, but making you go back to the table of contents to learn which opinion you re reading is pretty lame.Disclaimer I m not a graphic designer, so maybe some subjects aren t as appealing to me as they could be for someone who works in the field I had a hard time believing what the designer was saying when I disliked the design of the book so much First, the cover literally fell off the book cmon Actar Every new topic title page, i found myself going wow, thats hideous unreadable totally corny and then yes, person who made that totally hideous unreadable totally corny thing, tell me your opinions on design Useless I read it just to get through it, but couldnt believe a word he said after making such an ugly borin I had a hard time believing what the designer was saying when I disliked the design of the book so much First, the cover literally fell off the book cmon Actar Every new topic title page, i found myself going wow, thats hideous unreadable totally corny and then yes, person who made that totally hideous unreadable totally corny thing, tell me your opinions on design Useless I read it just to get through it, but couldnt believe a word he said after making such an ugly boring looking dysfunctional mid 90 s bad styled book