Graphic Design for Architects: A Manual for Visual Communication by Karen Lewis PDF

Graphic Design for Architects: A Manual for Visual Communication by Karen Lewis

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ARCHITECTS FOR GRAPHIC DESIGN
Essay by Karen Lewis
Conversation with 2×4
Michael Rock, Principal
PRESENTING YOURSELF

PORTFOLIOS
Getting started
Overview flowchart
Printing techniques
Binding options
Cover options
Organizing content
Diagramming structure
Page typologies
Pacing and structure
Page grids
Typeface organization
Conversation with WOBJ
William O’Brien Jr, Principal

RESUMES
Organizational overview
Page structures
Baseline grids
Nesting information
Mixing typefaces
Conversation with Benjamin Van Dyke
Graphic Designer
PRESENTING TO AN AUDIENCE

COMPETITIONS
Structuring the argument
Scales of information
Layering information
Organizing images
Mixing drawing types
Conversation with studio DUBS
Michael Piper, Principal

PRESENTATIONS
Rhetorical structures
Compacting messages
Structuring color
Words to images
Conversation with Interboro Partners
Tobias Armborst, Partner
Daniel D’Oca, Partner
Georgeen Theodore, Partner

BOOKS
Printing technology
Book ergonomics
Pacing and sequence
Page grids
Page structure
Setting type
Typographic mechanics
Conversation with Thumb
Luke Bulman, Principal

ARCHITECTURAL COMMUNICATION

DIAGRAMS
Formal diagrams
Explaining process
Clarifying the components
Phenomenological explanations
Information diagrams
Color production
Conversation with All of the Above
Janette Kim, Principal

INFORMATION GRAPHICS
Pie charts
Types of data
Bar charts
Pie versus bar charts
Presenting numbers
Flow charts
Conversation with Filson and Rohrbacher
Anne Filson, Principal

MAPS
Coordinating information
Layering information
Levels of specificity
Enhancing relationships
Aggregating marks
Hierarchy and detail
Conversation with Nicholas Felton
Graphic Designer
COMMUNICATION AS ARCHITECTURE

SIGNAGE AND WAYFINDING
Clarifying experience
Signage systems
Organizing spaces
Walls as communication
Structure of signage
Landscape signage
Conversation with Open
Scott Stowell, Principal

SUPER GRAPHICS
What makes them super?
Concealing the surface
Supergraphic as brand
Urban space graphics
Conversation with Project Projects
Prem Krishnamurthy, Principal

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