Global Graphics Symbols: Designing with Symbols for an International Market
Here is a reference for any graphic designer working with international clients or designing for an international audience. The first trick is understanding the culture and knowing how firmly traditional symbols are held, and how far the boundaries can and should be pushed to achieve the most effective design message for the project. This guidebook covers everything designers need to know about the national and international meanings of various traditional and not-so traditional cuLtural symbols. and their implications and associations. Chapters are arranged geographically by region and by country for an easy-to-navigate reference. This resource is packed with important symbol definitions and is illustrated with real-life graphic design examples of symbols used in print, packaging, advertising, multimedia, environmental graphics, and more.
By: Anistatia R. Miller