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Design Genius

Design Genius: The Ways and Workings of Creative Thinkers

by Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fairchild Books, 2015
  • DOI:
    10.5040/9781474223478
  • ISBN:
    978-1-4742-2347-8 (online)

    978-2-9404-1196-2 (paperback)

    978-2-9404-4745-9 (epdf)

    978-1-4742-3901-1 (epub)
  • Edition:
    First Edition
  • Place of Publication:
    London
  • Published Online:
    2018
Design Genius
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Design Genius celebrates the creative thought processes of 69 leading artists, designers, creative agencies, animators, illustrators and typographers. While highlighting key design techniques and theories, the rich visuals presented in this book aim to engage, provoke and inspire.

Whether you are new to design, or a seasoned expert, the many layers of information provided by this book mean it has something for everyone. Readers will delight in the visual and tactile effects of a number of subtle design features, as well as the vast array of illustrations on display. In-depth discussions with the creatives themselves as well as more practical design tips will also help you to discover the power of your own creative problem-solving skills.