The Non-Designer's Design Book

Category: Book
By (author): Williams, Robin
Series: Non Designer's Design Book
Subject:  ART / Design / General
  ART / General
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Pearson Education
Published: November 2014
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 9.80in x 6.90in x 0.60in
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From The Publisher*

For nearly 20 years, designers and non-designers alike have been introduced to the fundamental principles of great design by author Robin Williams. Through her straightforward and light-hearted style, Robin has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to make their designs look professional using four surprisingly simple principles. Now in its fourth edition, The Non-Designer's Design Book offers even more practical design advice, including a new chapter on the fundamentals of typography, more quizzes and exercises to train your Designer Eye, updated projects for you to try, and new visual and typographic examples to inspire your creativity. 

Whether you're a Mac user or a Windows user, a type novice, or an aspiring graphic designer, you will find the instruction and inspiration to approach any design project with confidence.


  • The four principles of design that underlie  every design project 
  • How to design with color 
  • How to design with type 
  • How to combine typefaces for maximum effect 
  • How to see and think like a professional designer 
  • Specific tips on designing newsletters, brochures, flyers, and other projects 

Biographical Note

Robin Williamsis the author of dozens of bestselling and award-winning books, includingThe Non-Designer's Presentation Book,The Non-Designer's InDesign Book, andThe Mac is not a typewriter. Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has educated and influenced an entire generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, desktop publishing, the Mac, and the Web.