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Paul Rand. Design Form and Chaos. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1993.

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Paula Scher. The Graphic Design Portfolio: How to Make a Good One. NY: Watson-Guptill, 1992.

Alan Swann. Graphic Design School. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991.

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Alan Swann. How to Understand and Use Grids. Cincinnati, OH: North Light Books, 1989.

Edward Tufte. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 1983.

Jon Wozencroft. Graphic Language of Neville Brody. NY: Rizzoli, 1988.


James Craig. Designing with Type. NY: Watson-Guptill, 1992.

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David Bann. The Print Production Handbook. Cinncinnatti, OH: North Light, 1985.

Tom Cardamone. Mechanical Color Separation Skills for the Commercial Artist. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1980.


Francis Ching. Drawing: A Creative Process. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1990.

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Charles Hayden. Markers Wet & Wild. NY: Watson-Guptill, 1993.

Richard McGarry & Greg Madsen. Marker Magic: The Rendering Problem Solver for Designers. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1993.


Adobe Illustrator: Classroom in a Book. Indianapolis, IN: Adobe Press/Hayden Books/Prentic Hall, 1994.

Adobe Photoshop v.3: Classroom in a Book. Indianapolis, IN: Adobe Press/Hayden Books/Prentic Hall, 1994.

Adobe Premiere: Classroom in a Book. Indianapolis, IN: Adobe Press/Hayden Books/Prentic Hall, 1994.

Ted Alspach. Macworld Illustrator 5.0/5.5 Bible. Foster City, CA: IDG Books, 1994.

Diane Burns and Sharyn Venit. The Official QuarkXpress Handbook Macintosh 3.3 Edition. NY: Random House Electronic Publishing, 1994.

Luanne Cohen & Tanya Wendling. Design Essentials. Mountain View, CA: Adobe Press, 1993.

Luanne Cohen, Russell Brown, & Tanya Wendling. Imaging Essentials. Mountain View, CA: Adobe Press, 1993.

Michael Feerer. Premiere with a Passion. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press, 1994.

Erik Holsinger. Macweek Guide to Desktop Video. Emeryville, CA: Ziff Davis Press, 1993.


Ambron/Hooper/Apple Computer. Learning with Interactive Multimedia. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Press, 1990.

Bob Cotton & Richard Oliver. Understanding Hypermedia: from multimedia to virtual reality. London: Phaidon, 1993.

Jessica Keyes. The McGraw-Hill Multimedia Handbook. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1994.

Brenda Laurel, ed.. The Art of Human-Computer Interface Design. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley, 1990.

McCullough/Mitchell/Purcell. The Electronic Design Studio. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1990.

Nicholas Negroponte. The Architecture Machine. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1980.

Donald Norman. The Design of Everyday Things. NY: Doubleday, 1988.


Dougherty & Koman. The Mosaic Handbook. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly & Associates, 1994.

Adam Engst. Internet Starter Kit. NY: Hayden Books, 1994.

Ed Krol. The Whole Internet. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly & Associates, 1992.

Mary Morris. HTML for Fun and Profit. Mountain View, CA: SunSoft Press/Prentice Hall, 1995.

John Quarterman. The Matrix: Computer Networks and Conferencing Systems Worldwide. Bedford, MA: Digital Press, 1990.