Advertising Design and Typography By Alex W. White
This comprehensive overview of advertising design strategies helps students and professionals understand how to create ads that cut through the clutter. Design principles such as unity, contrast, hierarchy, dominance, scale, abstraction, and type-image relationships are thoroughly discussed. Chapters also cover:

•Researching your client and your audience
•What makes an ad successful
•Getting the audience’s attention in a crowded marketplace
•Researching your client and your audience
•The importance of consistent branding and identity
•The difference between print advertising, billboards, the web, television, and radio
•Advertising design versus editorial design

Also included is an extensive section on typography with essential information on how type is perceived by readers, typographic history, principles, and practice. Complete with over fifteen hundred examples and illustrations of outstanding advertising design from around the world, Advertising Design and Typography will change the way you develop visual ideas and train you to see in a more critical and accurate way that gets messages across more effectively.

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.
TitleAdvertising Design and Typography
AuthorBy Alex W. White
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintAllworth Press
Published1 September 2015
Dimensions8.50 x 11.00in.
Illustrations1500 color illustrations.

About the author

Alex W. White is the author of The Elements of Graphic Design: Space, Unity, Page Architecture, and Type, Listening to Type: Making Language Visible, and The Elements of Logo Design: Design Thinking, Branding, and Making Marks. His books are used by professionals and as university texts the world over. He is chairman emeritus of the Type Directors Club and has taught graphic design and typography for thirty years at Parsons School of Design, Syracuse University, and the Hartford Art School. He is the chairman of the graduate program in design management at the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. He holds an MFA in Advertising Design from Syracuse University and a BFA in Graphic Design from Kent State University.

“We fight for consumer engagement with our messages. Design is critical to making ads visible, and this book provides the insight and the tools for making better ads in a digital world.” —Reuben S. Hendell, CEO, MRM Worldwide, New York

"If you're looking for a good overview of the advertising craft, Advertising Design and Typography is quite a valuable resource."—AdPulp
ISBNs: 9781621534815 978-1-62153-481-5 Title: advertising design and typography category:DES ISBNs: 9781621534914 978-1-62153-491-4 Title: advertising design and typography category:DES 
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