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Design for
Hackers
Reverse-Engineering Beauty

 

Introduction:

WHEN I WAS in evaluation school, penmanship was my most noticeably awful subject. I had horrendous penmanship. It resembled a woodchuck had barfed a cluster of twigs onto a bit of paper. Along these lines, every quarter, when I was sent home with my report card, it was loaded with An’s and B’s . . . what’s more, one C-, in handwriting.

Never having been one to aimlessly acknowledge tradition, I inquired as to why it even mattered in the event that I had not too bad penmanship. It’s most likely nothing unexpected that I thought penmanship was “imbecilic,” even “an exercise in futility.” I was excessively youthful, making it impossible to regard the benefits of something at which I had no trust of succeeding (however truly, reviewing on handwriting is moronic and an exercise in futility). Regardless of how frequently I asked, I was dependably told the same thing: “When you grow up and land a position, you’ll should have the capacity to convey plainly. You need great penmanship to convey plainly.” Th ank goodness PCs assumed control. My penmanship is still horrible. Gracious, I can draw letters, yet I positively can’t keep in touch with them.

Today I comprehend that at the base of my teachers’ expectations was something significant: Clear correspondence is basic to achievement. Fortunately for me, I seldom need to depend upon my penmanship to convey plainly. I can essentially sort an email, make a slide presentation, or compose a book, and it will be rendered in fresh, delightful typography. A large number of these letterforms were culminated more than 500 a long time back, despite everything they convey words with quality and clarity today.

Also, I have invested years concentrating on the nuances of visual correspondence. I passed innumerable exhausting Nebraska days as a kid, attracting my room. I got my degree in visual communication, while debilitating the college library’s supply of typography and configuration books – skipping parties so I could lead explores different avenues regarding typography and geometry. I contemplated the very starting points of present day typography in the remnants of the antiquated Roman Empire. I’ve even examined the shrouded significance of something as basic as a block or a bit of wood, while working at a building design.

About the Author:

DAVID KADAVY is president of Kadavy, Inc., a client interface plan consultancy with customers including oDesk, PBworks, and UserVoice, and coach at the 500 New businesses seed reserve. Already, David drove the outline bureaus of two Silicon Valley new businesses and a structural planning fi rm, taught a school course in typography, and considered antiquated typography in Rome while gaining his BFA in visual computerization at Iowa State University. David’s outline work has been highlighted in Communication Expressions magazine, and he has talked at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive gathering.

Contents:

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

CHAPTER 1
Why Design Matters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

CHAPTER 2
Th e Purpose of Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

CHAPTER 3
Medium and Form in Typography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

CHAPTER 4
Technology and Culture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75

CHAPTER 5
Fool’s Golden Ratio: Understanding Proportions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105

CHAPTER 6
Holding the Eye: Composition and Design Principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133

 

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