Multifunctionality and composition of the images in book
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Многофункционалност и композиция на изображенията в графичния дизайн на книгата
Multifunctionality and composition of the images in book design

Author(s): Vesselina Valkanova
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Photography, Library and Information Science, Visual Arts, Library operations and management, Communication studies
Published by: Софийски университет »Св. Климент Охридски«
Keywords: graphic design; editorial design; book design; visual communication; photography; infographics; color; texture; line; book composition

Summary/Abstract: Multiple tasking of images makes them a major component of the design of the book: they attract, retain and maintain the attention of readers, transport messages, support, complement, extend, clarify messages and information of the verbal text, build dynamic and powerful compositions, shattering uniform arrangement of texts, bear mood. Whether you are a main focus in the publication, or are complementary to the graphic elements, visual elements play an essential role in communication, vitalize the design and are important resources of the graphic identity of the book.