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Designer's Library: The Top 10 Visual Communication Books

A list with top visual communication oriented books for designers! If it's not here add it, and vote to create the top 10! :)

Visual Communication: Integrating Media, Art, and Science (Routledge Communication Series)

Visual Communication: Integrating Media, Art, and Science (Routledge Communication Series) [Rick Williams, Julianne Newton] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. A well-rounded education in the 21st century requires not just verbal and mathematical proficiency, but also the ability to interpret

Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand: Connie Malamed

Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand [Connie Malamed] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Within every picture is a hidden language that conveys a message, whether it is intended or not. This language is based on the ways people perceive and process visual information. By understanding visual language as the interface between a graphic and a viewer

Design Elements: A Graphic Style Manual: Timothy Samara

Design Elements: A Graphic Style Manual [Timothy Samara] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. The graphic design equivalent to Strunk & White's The Elements of Style This book is simply the most compact and lucid handbook available outlining the basic principles of layout

Essentials of Visual Communication

Essentials of Visual Communication [Bo Bergström] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Essentials of Visual Communication is an inspiring and uniquely accessible guide to visual communication.The book presents the major disciplines in today's media

Visual Communication: From Theory to Practice: Lucienne Roberts, Jonathan Baldwin

Visual Communication: From Theory to Practice [Lucienne Roberts, Jonathan Baldwin] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. The title incorporates contextual essays that explore how cultural theory can be applied to the real-world practice of graphic design

Decoding Design: Understanding and Using Symbols in Visual Communication: Maggie Macnab

Decoding Design: Understanding and Using Symbols in Visual Communication [Maggie Macnab] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Understand the Significance of Symbols in Your Design Work Our world is comprised of a handful of very simple patterns that have been a part of human design since the beginning of time and have eternal significance. Decoding Design reveals how common symbols and shapes - like circles

Visual Communication in Digital Design: Ji Yong Park

Visual Communication in Digital Design [Ji Yong Park] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. The art of visual communication is the arrangement of design elements in a way that is balanced

An Introduction to Visual Communication: Susan B. Barnes

An Introduction to Visual Communication [Susan B. Barnes] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Technological changes have radically altered the ways in which people use visual images. Since the invention of photography

Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture: Marita Sturken, Lisa Cartwright

Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture [Marita Sturken, Lisa Cartwright] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Visual culture is central to how we communicate. Our lives are dominated by images and by visual technologies that allow for the local and global circulation of ideas

Visual Language: Global Communication for the 21st Century

Visual Language: Global Communication for the 21st Century [Robert E. Horn] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. In this book, Bob Horn has brought together the depth of his years of experience in information design with a wealth of research on the history and practice of visual languages. The result is a new synthesis: a way of thinking about visual language that integrates and extends the different elements on which he draws. It may come to be

The Elements of Graphic Design (Second Edition): Alex W. White

The Elements of Graphic Design (Second Edition) [Alex W. White] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. This very popular design book has been wholly revised and expanded to feature a new dimension of inspiring and counterintuitive ideas to thinking about graphic design relationships. The Elements of Graphic Design