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Daniels, Lawrence J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Management Association 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.6068 DAN

Summary: Graphic Designer is a twenty-minute video which is part of the series, Career Connections.The Career Connections video series gives viewers the opportunity to investigate various occupations without leaving the classroom. Each information-packed program contains interviews with workers and on-the-job footage to provide a comprehensive overview of these fast-paced, rewarding careers. Educational...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: As much an art as it is a science, the model maker's trade requires an unwavering dedication to craft and a profound knowledge of materials, methods, tool operation, and tool upkeep. This program provides an informative look at all facets of industrial model construction. It contains five main sections: the different types of model making; the correct and safe use of hand tools; portable power...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Where do abstract painters and fashion designers find their muses? To what extent does the creative process differ between video artists, sculptors, and fine art embroiderers? How do illustrators and mixed media artists handle the business side of their work? Using capsule interviews with contemporary figures on the U.K. visual arts scene, this program draws viewers into the studio space and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: A master lithographer's aim is to keep the immediacy of the artist's hand intact-from fine pencil lines to painterly brush strokes. And yet, even as it preserves the complex modeling and tonality of original work, lithography becomes an art form in itself. This program gives students a way to experience and incorporate professional lithographic methods, many of which have been practiced for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Here's a place where your students can turn their creativity into a career. This program looks at opportunities to design, produce, exhibit, perform, write, or publish in a variety of media, including theater, film, textiles, newspapers, radio, and television. Real-world insights into this cluster are provided through interviews with a cable TV broadcast engineer, newspaper reporter,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program provides a succinct overview of the commercial applications of photography, the graphic arts, and desktop publishing, along with the careers associated with them. Demonstrations of equipment and software, plus definitions of industry jargon, demystify these fascinating fields, while discussions on a diverse range of topics such as how a camera functions and how DTP technology has...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Starbird, Michael

Summary: Presents lectures (each 30 minutes in length) by Michael Starbird, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin. Presents a collection of topics that reveal the rich, wondrous structure of what we see around us. Patterns in nature are the source of our geometrical understanding of the world. Abstracting those patterns leads to concepts from classical geometry. Extensions of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510 MAT
Call number: DVD 510 MAT PART 1
Call number: DVD 510 MAT PART 2

Summary: Can sustainability be applied to any design work, whether it's jewelry or architecture? What exactly does it mean to take a sustainable approach to design? This program examines the art of conceiving and creating physical products according to ecologically sound principles. Viewers learn the importance of, and the basic working framework for, design work that utilizes renewable resources, makes...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Graphic designers with the consulting firm Navy Blue must produce a new corporate identity for Digital Animations Group, a Scottish company on the cutting edge of 3-D technology. Their task is to create a logo that captures the company's spirit and works across different formats, such as on paper, signs, windows, and Web pages. This program follows the entire process, from sitting down with the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Smith, Jim

Summary: "Everything you need to know to run a profitable and satisfying graphic design business from your home. From estimating start-up costs and finding customers to setting prices and taking your business online, this comprehensive guide provides down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based graphic design business."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.6 Smith

Summary: From prehistoric cave paintings to the invention of today's high-speed printing presses, there has always been a need to "get the message out," and with the advent of computer technology, anyone can get their own message out with the services of a desktop publishing professional. Using computers and DTP software packages, these pros work in home offices and small design firms putting together...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: How do three talented individuals translate their unique artistic sensibilities into action? This program explains. Section one focuses attention on Jacques d'Amboise, one of the world's finest classical dancers and founder of the National Dance Institute, which exposes thousands of inner-city school children to the magic and discipline of dance. Section two introduces viewers to Andre Andreev...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: This program looks at the creation of two products as it explores the visual, tactile, and aesthetic factors that inform the design process. The 321 Water filter is an attractive personal water purifier aimed at health-conscious women. Tear Lab is a non-invasive medical tool for measuring salt levels in tears. Sharing prototypes and drawings with the camera, the designers of these products talk...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: For some designers, the thought of promoting their own work is overwhelming. They may even believe that having creative talent means they should leave the advertising and marketing to others. With a strong focus on designers and artists, this program explores strategies for achieving commercial success. The benefits of having a professional portfolio, photographs, business cards, and a Web site...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Thanks in part to high-tech advances that enable the creation of virtually any image, design is one of the most exciting fields to enter in the 21st century. This program looks at ways in which designers collect and organize information using digital technology and how these methods are helping to evolve new forms and strategies in the design world. Specific topics include basic principles of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Infrared headlights, joysticks instead of steering wheels, engine tune-ups via modem: this Science Screen Report showcases the rapidly changing field of car design. Looking at the dominant role of digital technology in automotive engineering and testing, the program demonstrates that computers are becoming more than tools-in some cases, they actually generate ideas and give feedback. Other...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Working on schedule and within a budget is crucial in the fast-paced world of design, where success often depends on timing and products must be priced affordably. This program shows how the factors of time and money affect the design process. Case studies for the Apple iPad wall-mount and a go-kart sticker manufacturer highlight cost issues in the design process, including productivity,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: In graphic design, says Marian Bantjes, injecting your individuality into a project is heresy. But Bantjes built her career doing just that, bringing her signature delicate illustrations to storefronts, valentines, even genetic diagrams. The result is a stunning body of work created at the intersection of word and form. In this TEDTalk, Bantjes discusses the processes through which she develops...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Baron, Cynthia.

Summary: Provides a step-by-step guide on how to create a digital portfolio, explaining how to convert a traditional print format into a digital format of CDs, DVDs, and Web sites.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Riders 2010

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Summary: Use this video to introduce your students to the elements of design: color, line, shape, form, pattern, and texture. In addition to the customary design disciplines-interior, clothing, landscape, and architecture-the video also features more unusual venues like the family dog, kids, and professional models. Called "a good introduction to the basic elements of design" by Instructional Video....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Two designers, two very different digital display technologies: Christopher Pearson has prototyped decorative animated digital wallpaper, while Tom Barker has invented the SmartSlab, a large-scale modular interactive LED panel. Segment one of this program shows how Pearson, having accepted a commission to "wallpaper" an entire restaurant, triumphs over every technological and logistical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The decision to develop a new squeezable Marmite bottle means altering a container style that had gone unchanged for 103 years. This program follows the process from prototype to final design and the emergence of a brand-new product which the design team hopes will revitalize the Marmite business. Confronting the technical challenges arising from Marmite's thick consistency, the team enlists...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Take your students on a whirlwind tour of the natural world and the fashion world, ancient times and modern pastimes, and interiors and exteriors with this lively and entertaining video. Narrated by an award-winning actress, it will give them a thorough grounding in the timeless principles of design: balance, rhythm, scale, proportion, emphasis, and harmony. Correlates to all applicable...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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