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Book Design

A comprehensive and practical guide for students and experienced designers alike, this carefully structured text is illustrated throughout with photographs and diagrams. Featuring examples from various kinds of book, it takes the reader through every aspect of the subject. In addition, there is information on styling the text, an extensive glossary defining editorial, design and production terms, and a further ... Read More »

Woodblock printing

For Western art prints, see Woodcut. For the related technique invented in the 18th century, see Wood engraving. For Japanese woodblock printing, see Woodblock printing in Japan. Young monks printing Buddhist scriptures using the rubbing technique, Sera Monastery in Tibet v t e Woodblock printing (or block printing) is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely throughout ... Read More »

Screen printing

Not to be confused with print screen. v t e A silk screen design Screen printing is a printing technique whereby a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking stencil. A blade or squeegee is moved across the screen to fill the open mesh apertures with ink, ... Read More »

Frieze Los Angeles: Lights, Camera, Art!

Frieze Los Angeles: Lights, Camera, Art! Will a film studio’s New York sets help a contemporary art fair soar after the city’s other fairs flopped? George Michael’s art collection to be auctioned for charity Art lovers and fans of the late George Michael will have the chance to buy one of his many impressive artworks in a unique auction next ... Read More »