Ready to print : handbook for media designers /

Nickel, Kristina,

Ready to print : handbook for media designers / Kristina Nickel. - 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.

Translated from the German.

Paper -- Printing technology -- Composition and typography -- Trapping -- color -- Image editing -- PDF.

Ready to Print is an easy to follow reference for designers that thoroughly explains each stage of how to prepare data for prepress and production. This practical manual features clearly structured chapters on paper, print technology, composition and typography, trapping, color, image editing, and PDF, which are supplemented by numerous descriptive graphics. From the properties of different types of paper to the production of color-accurate proofs, and the recommended program settings for creating a printable PDF, Ready to Print reveals both opportunities and limitations in the pre-press and production processes. In short, this book paves the way for designers to create the best possible print product.


Graphic design (Typography)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Layout (Printing)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Graphic arts--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Z246 / .N5313 2011

686.2252 NI.R 2011