Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers

Whether you are an established designer or just starting out, this guide will help you to save money, protect yourself, and negotiate for maximum profit.

Author: Eva Doman Bruck

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621532828

Category: Design

Page: 256

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This classic industry tool, now in its fourth edition, brings together more than fifty essential and ready-to-use forms for graphic designers. All forms are accompanied by thorough explanations and are made available on CD-ROM so that they can be easily customized. Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers also provides step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists so you can deal correctly with clients and manage your office efficiently. Included are: Project plan and budget Proposal form Credit reference form Job index Job sheet Time sheet Studio production schedule Estimate request form Artwork log and digital file management Project confirmation agreement Website design agreement Contract with illustrator or photographer Employment agreement Applications for copyright registration of designs Trademark application Commercial lease And many more New to this edition are forms for arbitration, general and mutual releases, employee warning and dismissal letters, and promissory notes. Don’t get stuck paying expensive lawyers’ fees or accepting less than what your designs are worth. Whether you are an established designer or just starting out, this guide will help you to save money, protect yourself, and negotiate for maximum profit.

Business and Legal Forms for Interior Designers Second Edition

Among the essential forms included are: Project plan and budget Proposal form Comprehensive production schedule Transmittal form Traffic log Collection letters Receipts log Marketing checklist Billing forms Work change order ...

Author: Tad Crawford

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621532835

Category: Design

Page: 288

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This essential trade reference offers more than fifty crucial forms and tells you everything you need to know to use them effectively, all for $5 less than the first edition. Made available in hard copy and on CD-ROM, each form can be customized and is accompanied by detailed instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and a negotiation checklist to help you achieve the best results. Included is an in-depth section on contractual issues relevant to the industry. Among the essential forms included are: Project plan and budget Proposal form Comprehensive production schedule Transmittal form Traffic log Collection letters Receipts log Marketing checklist Billing forms Work change order Designer–client agreement for commercial and residential projects Contract summary sheet Contract with fabricator Nondisclosure agreement for submitting ideas Employment agreement Trademark application And many more New to this edition are forms for leases, subleases, arbitration, general and mutual releases, employee warning and dismissal letters, and promissory notes. Don’t miss out. Use Business and Legal Forms for Interior Designers to spare yourself expensive lawyers’ fees and get fair compensation for your work.

Business and Legal Forms for Interior Designers

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.

Author: Eva Doman Bruck

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621535805

Category: Architecture

Page: 240

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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.

Business and Legal Forms for Illustrators

Tailored specifically to the business and legal needs of illustrators, this important edition is expanded and thoroughly updated to include electronic rights. Also provided is a CD-ROM with electronic versions of each form.

Author: Tad Crawford

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1581153643

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

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Containing 25 of the most essential business and legal forms to meet the everyday needs of today's successful illustrator, this updated edition includes new forms for trademark application, commercial lease, sublease, and lease assignment agreements. Unique negotiation checklists will guide illustrators to make the best deal. • "Belongs within easy reach of every working artist."--Graphic Artists Guild News • Includes a CD-ROM with electronic versions of the forms in Word and WordPerfect • Advertising in Communication Arts and Graphic Artist Guild News • 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.

Business and Legal Forms for Illustrators

General Counsel for the Graphic Artists Guild, and Legislative Counsel for the Coalition of Visual Artists' Organizations. For the Coalition, he lobbied for ...

Author: Tad Crawford

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621535065

Category: Design

Page: 168

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The fourth edition of this popular guide contains twenty-nine of the most essential business and legal forms to meet the everyday needs of today’s illustrators. Updated throughout, new forms include a promissory note, releases, and an agreement to arbitrate. Each form is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists for making the best deal. Included are: Estimate • Confirmation of Assignment • Invoice • Illustrator-Agent Contract • Book Publishing Contract • Collaboration Contract • Contract for the Sale of an Artwork • Contract for Receipt and Holding of Artwork • Illustrator-Gallery Contract with Record of Consignment and Statement of Account • Licensing Contract to Merchandise Images • Release Form for Models • Property Release • Permission Form • Nondisclosure Agreement for Submitting Ideas • Copyright Transfer Form • Application for Copyright Registration of Artwork • License of Rights and Electronic Rights • Contract with an Independent Contractor • Trademark Application • Commercial Lease • Sublease • Lease Assignment The collection provides a password and link to a supplemental website, which contains all the discussed forms for both the PC and Mac platforms. Thorough discussions of legal issues relevant to the industry make this a must-read for any illustrator—established or starting out. 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.

The Graphic Designer s Business Survival Guide

... 171 Bruck, Eva Doman, Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers, 212 budget, 105 business designing for, 69–70 focus on defined practice area, ...

Author: Lawrence Daniels

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 9780814432426

Category: Art

Page: 240

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Graphic design is a crowded, highly competitive world. And it takes a lot more than raw talent and technical ability to make it as an independent designer. Successful graphic designer and entrepreneur, Larry Daniels exposes the weak spot of so many: the critical business side of running even a one-person design firm. Designers often prioritize aesthetics over a client's needs, and ignore basic business skills such as writing, record keeping, and relationship building. This practical insider’s guide explains how to build a profitable, sustainable design business. Packed with sample agreements, letters, forms, and more, it reveals how to:• create a website and portfolio that highlight design solutions•, do pre-pitch research and deliver winning presentations, prepare inviting proposals that win lucrative contracts•, establish a reliable system for tracking billable hours (and staying solvent), use cold-calling strategies even sales phobics can master•, quantify design decisions in ways that business management can relate to and respect, and break out of “freelancer” mode to highly compensated creative consultant. The field of design is littered with failures. To stand out and succeed, you need to be professional, efficient, and focused on the bottom-line results that clients value. The Graphic Designer's Business Survival Guide shows you how.

2010 Artist s Graphic Designer s Market

Fingerprint: The Art of Using Handmade Elements in Graphic Design, ... by Tad Crawford (Allworth Press) Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers, ...

Author: Editors Of Writers Digest Books

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599635682

Category: Art

Page: 560

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The Tools to Build a Successful Art Career 2010 Artists & Graphic Designer's Market is the must-have reference guide for emerging artists who want to establish a successful career in fine art, illustration, cartooning or graphic design. This edition is packed with resources you can use including: • Complete, up-to-date contact information for more than 1,000 art markets, including galleries, magazines, book publishers, greeting card companies, ad agencies, syndicates, art fairs and more. • Articles on the business of freelancing - from basic copyright information to tips on promoting your work. • Special features on leveraging social media, finding success at art fairs and selling a single image to multiple markets. • Interviews with successful artists like cartoonists James E. Lyle; steampunk artist Eric Freitas; fine artist Maggie Barnes; and art-director-turned-artist Carlo LoRaso. • Information on grants, residencies, organizations, publications and websites that offer support and direction for creatives.

2011 Artist s and Graphic Designer s Market

Most graphic designers arrange to be paid in thirds, billing the first ... Sample invoices are featured in Business and Legal Forms for Illustrators and ...

Author: Mary Burzlaff Bostic

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599632582

Category: Art

Page: 576

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THE TOOLS TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL ART CAREER 2011 Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market is the must-have reference guide for emerging artists who want to establish a successful career in fine art, illustration, cartooning or graphic design.This edition is packed with resources you can use including: • Complete, up-to-date contact information for more than 1,000 art markets, including, galleries, magazines, book publishers, greeting card companies, ad agencies, syndicates, art fairs and more • Articles on the business of freelancing - from basic copyright information to tips on promoting your work • Special features on economic survival as a freelance artist, finding work and maintaining business relationships, an insider's guide to the illustration industry, getting your work into galleries, photographing your artwork, and an interview with literary agent Anna Olswanger • Information on grants, residencies, organizations, publications and websites that offer support and direction for creative artists of all types

Graphic Artists Guild Handbook Pricing Ethical Guidelines 15th Edition

Berger, Craig Wayfinding: Designing and Implementing Graphic Navigational Systems. ... Crawford, Tad Business & Legal Forms for Illustrators, 4th ed.

Author: Artists Guild Graphic

Publisher: Graphic Artists Guild

ISBN: 9781507206683

Category: Design

Page: 448

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From the Graphic Artists Guild comes the complete pricing and ethical reference for designers—helping members and non-members alike navigate the world of charging and collecting payment for their designs as well as building their freelance business. Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines, 15th Edition is an indispensable resource for people who create graphic art and those who buy it. As the graphic art marketplace continues to evolve to meet the needs of both digital and print media and as clients struggle with shrinking budgets in the current economy, the demand for up-to-date information on business, ethical, and legal issues is greater than ever. The fully updated 15th Edition includes: —The latest pricing guidelines for buyers and sellers —Current salary information with job descriptions —Formulas for determining hourly and per diem freelance rates —Hourly freelance rates by discipline —Copyright registration information —Model contracts and forms that can be adapted for specific needs —A totally revised and updated chapter on Surface Pattern Design —An expanded chapter of additional professional, business, and legal resources with the latest contact information This one-stop resource provides all the professional and legal guidance every graphic designer needs to build their business and enhance their careers.

Start Your Own Graphic Design Business

Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers, 3rd Edition, Allworth Press, 2003 Crawford, Tad. The Graphic Design Business Book, Allworth Press, ...

Author: George Sheldon

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 9781599181639

Category: Design

Page: 138

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Design Something For Yourself-A Successful Business! It's time to make your mark in the world of graphic design. There's no doubt you've imagined it-placing your name and logo on business cards, taking creative control and being your own boss. Why not turn your fantasy into reality? Whether you want to start a part-time graphic design business, a full-time operation or build a substantial company with a full staff of graphic designers, everything you need to get started is at your fingertips. Learn the basic requirements, startup costs, day-to-day operations and even what to do when things don't go as planned. Industry experts and successful graphic designers share what they've learned and give you the motivation and priceless tips and tricks to help you reach success. Learn how to: Discover your market and their needs Choose a business environment that works for you Create a business brand that gets noticed Write a marketing plan that captures clients and creates referrals Develop profitable client relationships Set your fees Boost profits by expanding your specialty or your business Combine your creativity with Entrepreneur's expert advice-and design your own successful graphic design business today!

Inside the Business of Graphic Design

... American Institute of Graphic Arts edited by Tad Crawford (paperback, 63/4 × 9 7/8, 320 pages, $24.95) Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers, ...

Author: Catharine Fishel

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621531173

Category: Design

Page: 312

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Inside the Business of Graphic Design casts a precise and realistic light on the risks, requirements, and rewards of running a creative and successful design business. Six sections discuss the entire cycle of business ownership, including goal setting, finding the right management style, cooperating with employees, triggering growth, rethinking one's business in the face of major changes, and even whether to stay with the business or move on. Whether you dream of setting up a small studio, or whether you've been on your own for years, this provocative guide is an important source of success strategies for every graphics professional.

The Money Mentor

... 192 pages, includes CD-ROM, $24.95) Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers, Revised Edition by Tad Crawford and Eva Doman Bruck (softcover, ...

Author: Tad Crawford

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621531135

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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You don't have to be a twenty-three year old dancer with no savings to end up with the excruciating debts young Iris is confronted with in this latest work by financial and legal advisor Tad Crawford. Every year, thousands of Americans of all ages and backgrounds overtax their bank accounts and credit cards and are left with the tricky task of pulling themselves out of their financial chaos. Rarely can they receive such high-quality financial and moral support as the The Money Mentor provides—and certainly not in the guise of an entertaining, up-beat novel! As the author tells the story of the recovering debtor Iris, he walks his readers through all the stages of money management, from the painful assessment of assets and debts to increasing one's income and starting to save. Choosing a sympathetic "girl-from-next-door" as protagonist, The Money Mentor offers people in financial trouble what they lack most of all: the ability to look at themselves from a healthy distance and realize that there is a way out of their trouble.

Immigration Questions Answers

Business and Legal Forms for Authors and Self-Publishers (Fourth Edition) by ... paperback, $24.95) Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers (Fourth ...

Author: Carl R. Baldwin

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621537571

Category: Law

Page: 192

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A Comprehensive, User-Friendly Guide for Anyone Planning to Live Temporarily or Permanently in the United States The process of acquiring and retaining the right to visit or live in the United States is an interesting and complex subject. US immigration laws have not changed very much during the Trump administration, and yet the experience of immigrating to the United States has definitely been affected by it. In this concise primer, first conceived and designed as a how-to resource for would-be “green card” holders in the 1990s, the process of getting and keeping a visa is explained and updated in this new edition. In simple terms, the authors provide a breakdown of the most important topics in this area with useful examples. With over thirty years of experience practicing law, co-author Humberto S. Dominguez adds valuable insights and observations to this increasingly important topic. The road to legal residence in the United States can be a tricky and elusive endeavor. Immigration Questions & Answers, Fourth Edition, will guide you every step of the way, with a down-to-earth approach and invaluable advice. Chapters cover topics such as: Obtaining a short-term visa Political asylum Temporary Protected Status DACA for Dreamers The visa lottery Helping your spouse get a green card Removing conditions on residence Visa processing Ways to become a US citizen Persons who hope to visit or live in the United States and even lawyers unfamiliar with immigration law and practice will benefit from this basic guide. People facing particular difficulties in this area, who may ultimately need the assistance of an immigration lawyer, will also benefit from learning the bare essentials.

Ultimate Book of Business and Legal Forms for Startups

When working with a freelance graphic designer or others, use the Agreement to Sell Works of Art before the designer can schedule or begin this job to ...

Author: Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 9781613080146

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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Assembled by a team of more than fifteen attorneys whose legal specialties apply to practically all aspects of starting, operating, and maintaining a business, this valuable resource delivers not only the necessary forms to launch a business, but everything from hiring and firing, conducting business online, to franchising—totaling more than 200 forms, all at your fingertips! Covering all the legal aspects of starting a business and applicable across many industries, this ultimate go-to resource covers: Within the Book: Business formation: Sole proprietorships Partnerships LLCs Corporations Organization Business operations Compliance Commercial leasing Equipment leasing Service agreements Tax planning Hiring and firing Employment and HR Online ventures Business contracts Estate planning Wills and trusts Collections, settlements and judgments Business ethics Buying and selling a business Franchise your business Ready for Download: Legal Starting a Business Accounting Leasing Insurance Human Resources Office Management Marketing Inventory Purchasing Sales Shipping Collection/Credit Franchises From business basics to business-specific issues, this comprehensive guide presents you with every business-relevant legal form for your first two years in business—including the ones you never knew you needed!

The Graphic Design Business Book

... by Tad Crawford AIGA Professional Practices in Graphic Design ( editor ) The Artist - Gallery Partnership ( with Susan Mellon ) Business and Legal Forms ...

Author: Tad Crawford

Publisher: Allworth Press

ISBN: UOM:39015062895589

Category: Art

Page: 247

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General small-business advice just doesn’t work for a graphic design business. What graphic designers need is The Graphic Design Business Book, packed with directly relevant strategies for creating a business plan, managing a studio, presenting portfolios, marketing on the Web, keeping clients happy, and more, including sample contract forms and listings of professional organizations—all contributed by experts in their fields. Every graphic designer needs a copy of The Graphic Design Business Book. 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.

The Graphic Designer s Guide to Clients

Contracts are covered in detail in many other books, including Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers by Tad Crawford and Eva Doman Bruck, ...

Author: Ellen M. Shapiro

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621534099

Category: Design

Page: 256

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Here is the perfect volume for graphic designers who want real-life advice for long-term success. Renowned designer Ellen Shapiro reveals time-tested tricks of the trade—for making sure the clients you want to work with know about you, become your clients, and work with you productively. Then, in a series of one-on-one interviews, leading designers such as Milton Glaser, April Greiman, Mke Weymouth, Drew Hodges, Marc Gobé, and partners in Pentagram reveal their personal experiences and insights on how to uphold creative standards while fulfilling clients’ needs. Their advice will help you: Identify what is distinct about your services Market yourself effectively Meet and court clients Learn the lingo of corporate strategy Make effective presentations Believe in the work you do and sell the work you believe in Obtain referrals from existing clients Keep clients coming back for more CEOs and design managers from nineteen marketing and design-savvy clients—such as Klein Bikes, The Knoll Group, Barnes & Noble, and Harvard University—offer their own candid perspectives on the challenges solutions, and triumphs of working with designers. Whether you are courting your first clients or seeking fresh insights for achieving even greater success, you cannot afford to be without this crucial resource. 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.

The Graphic Designer s Guide to Creative Marketing

Index 1 Biesek , Jack , 8 Business information Biesek Design Associates , 8 need for ... 6 , 31 surveying clients about , 51 Business and Legal Forms ...

Author: Linda Cooper Bowen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471293148

Category: Architecture

Page: 192

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You know you've got the talent, now let them know it-your complete guide to finding, winning, and keeping good clients Written by a graphic designer and successful marketing consultant, this book is the most complete guide available to marketing your services, with clear, practical, step-by-step instructions on every aspect of graphic design marketing, including: * Developing and implementing a marketing plan * Researching prospective clients * Creating effective marketing materials * Cold calling and follow-ups * Effective communication * Dressing for success * Resumes, cover letters, and portfolios * Proposals, bids, and contracts * Keeping good clients-account management Also included are sample business forms, contracts, proposals, letters, and checklists, along with stunning full-color examples of successful self-promotion campaigns for every budget. Throughout the book, there are fascinating and instructive interviews with clients as well as graphic designers from across the country who share what they've learned about marketing and managing graphic design services.

Artist s Market 2018

... F+W Media, Inc.) Business and Legal Forms for Fine Artists, 3rd ed. by Tad Crawford (Allworth Press) Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers, ...

Author: Noel Rivera

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440352850

Category: Art

Page: 675

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A successful art career at your fingertips! Do you want to establish or expand a career for yourself in fine art, illustration, or design? Artist's Market 2018 is the must-have reference guide you need. Thousands of successful artists have relied on us to help develop their careers and navigate the changing business landscape. Artist's Market 2018 includes the most up-to-date, individually verified market contacts possible. Grow your art business with these resources: • Up-to-date contact information for more than 1,800 art market resources, including galleries, magazines, book publishers, greeting card companies, ad agencies, syndicates, art fairs, and more • Articles on the business of freelancing--from basic copyright information to tips on promoting your work • Information on grants, residencies, organizations, publications, and websites that offer support and direction for visual artists of all types • NEW! Articles on social media marketing, monitoring your copyright, how to get your work into a gallery, what art students need to know to prepare for a successful career, and a look at whether art loan programs might be right for you. In addition, read great interviews with successful artists Aaron Becker, Brianna Scharstein, and Katherine Chang Liu.

The Real Business of Web Design

... 256 pages, $29.95) Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers, Third Edition by Tad Crawford and Eva Doman Bruck (paperback, 81⁄2 11, 208 pages, ...

Author: John Waters

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621535966

Category: Computers

Page: 256

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Written by a veteran Web designer, The Real Business of Web Design goes beyond the usual philosophy of simply creating a better customer experience online. Instead, it provides an array of visual design practices and tested business principles for clarifying and simplifying the Web development process and making a Website more customer friendly. Filled with anecdotes from the author’s own experiences in the web design trenches, this guide shows readers how to use the Web in crucial ways to streamline communications, speed up transactions, boost profits, and much more. Anyone who wants to use the Internet as a valuable business tool should not be without this visionary resource! • Author is a well-known and highly respected designer • Combines visual design insights and proven business practices at a reasonable price 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.

The Designer s Guide to Presenting Numbers Figures and Charts

AIGA Professional Practices in Graphic Design By Tad Crawford (6 x 9, 336 pages, paperback, $29.95) Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers Tad ...

Author: Sally Bigwood

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621533849

Category: Design

Page: 176

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Numbers can tell an exciting story. The trick is to know what story to tell and make it understandable. This compact, practical guide will show everyone who must design numeric data how to transform raw data into readable, relevant information. The Designer’s Guide to Presenting Numbers, Figures, and Charts brings together the guidelines established over the last forty years for making effective presentations of figures, tables, and graphs. Included are the straightforward steps designers and other professionals can take to make their tables and charts the most meaningful. The authors define and discuss a range of graph types, from simple bar and pie charts to contemporary “data visualizations,” offering explanations of the intended application of each. Readers will learn when to use a table, when to use a chart, which chart is best to use, and how to make all numeric presentations as comprehensible as possible. Specific topics include: Rounding numbers Table construction Chart design Guidance on numbers and page layout Color Reference and demonstration tables Presenting figures in PowerPoint Ordering numbers for decision-making Multiple comparisons Grids And more Communicating information effectively is an increasingly important skill in the digital age. People find numbers persuasive, and well-executed visual presentations of information will influence more people and even shorten meetings. Complete with a glossary and helpful exercises, this guide offers everything needed to create more-effective presentations.