Both artist and author, Lynne met her husband, Shawn, on a high school journalism trip that included a stop at Disney World and The Haunted Mansion. Their spooky inspiration down memory lane has led them to create their own home haunt called, The Mitchell Cemetery. They were one of six families selected for ABC's The Great Halloween Fright Fight which aired in 2014. They have been featured on FeatNet's online series, Route 666, America's Scariest Haunted Houses, and the HGTV Halloween Special, Halloween Tricked Out, which aired in 2012. It aired again on the Travel Channel in 2013. The Mitchells' have turned their love of Halloween into a home haunter how-to book series called, How to Haunt Your House.
Lynne and Shawn have been married 24 years and live in Pensacola, Florida with their three adopted children, dog, Zoe, and cat, Boo.
To see more of Shawn and Lynne's work, visit their portfolio website: www.rabbitholeproductions.com. To visit their Halloween website: www.howtohauntyourhouse.com.
Typographic Design: Form and Communication, Sixth Edition is the latest update to the classic typography text that covers all aspects of designing with type. Revised to reflect the shift in graphic design conception and understanding, the book contains a brand-new exploration of typography in media versus typography in motion, and provides the latest information on emerging trends and technology in the design process. Full-color images showcase recent design examples and a companion website features a robust collection of resources for students and instructors. Striking a balance between fundamental information and pivotal new knowledge and ideas, the book provides the perfect basis for engaging new learners as well as seasoned professionals.
Typography is the comprehensive design of type, encompassing selection, placement, manipulation, and communication. An integral element of the graphic designer's arsenal, typography skills translate across industry boundaries into print, video, film, television, packaging, advertising, digital design, and more. Typographic Design provides insight, information, and practical instruction for every step in the process, from concept to execution. Topics include:Letterforms, syntax, and legibility Communication and the typographic message Evolution and technology of typography Typographic design processes, and using the grid
The book also contains case studies that illustrate the successful use of typography, demonstrating the impact of good type on the overall design, and a listing of type specimens that exhibit good communication through good design. Words are an important part of the human condition, and presentation can have a major impact on the message. Graphic designers must be able to manipulate type to convey precisely what's intended, and Typographic Design is a comprehensive guide to mastery.
Popular blogger and self-taught decorator Myquillyn Smith (The Nester) is all about
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