Advertising Design and Typography

About The Book

This comprehensive overview of advertising design strategies helps students and professionals understand how to create ads that cut through the clutter. Design principles such as unity, contrast, hierarchy, dominance, scale, abstraction, and type-image relationships are thoroughly discussed. Chapters also cover:

•Researching your client and your audience
•What makes an ad successful
•Getting the audience’s attention in a crowded marketplace
•Researching your client and your audience
•The importance of consistent branding and identity
•The difference between print advertising, billboards, the web, television, and radio
•Advertising design versus editorial design

Also included is an extensive section on typography with essential information on how type is perceived by readers, typographic history, principles, and practice. Complete with over fifteen hundred examples and illustrations of outstanding advertising design from around the world, Advertising Design and Typography will change the way you develop visual ideas and train you to see in a more critical and accurate way that gets messages across more effectively.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Allworth (September 1, 2015)
  • Length: 224 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781621534914

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“We fight for consumer engagement with our messages. Design is critical to making ads visible, and this book provides the insight and the tools for making better ads in a digital world.” —Reuben S. Hendell, CEO, MRM Worldwide, New York
"If you're looking for a good overview of the advertising craft, Advertising Design and Typography is quite a valuable resource."—AdPulp

“We fight for consumer engagement with our messages. Design is critical to making ads visible, and this book provides the insight and the tools for making better ads in a digital world.” —Reuben S. Hendell, CEO, MRM Worldwide, New York
"If you're looking for a good overview of the advertising craft, Advertising Design and Typography is quite a valuable resource."—AdPulp

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