Author(s): Dopress Books
Graphic designers today have access to an overwhelming amount of options in terms of techniques and materials when it comes realizing their ideas in print. New technologies gives ambitious designers access to a variety of new options in printing, from speciality paper stocks, inks, and engraving techniques to non-traditional materials such as wood, cloth, metal, and even cement. Make It Happen - Materials and Techniques for Graphic Design shows how creatives are using these new opportunities in subjects ranging from book and magazine printing to brochures, promotional items, and packaging, in small personal projects as well as large corporate branding programs, all following and even predicting the latest trends in printing techniques. The works are organized into four sections materials, printing, finishing, and folding and binding making it easy for readers to find on-point inspiration for making their own projects happen.