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A simple list of books I have contributed to and some other interesting creative folk both living and legacy.

Sharing digital photos, The Future Of Memories

by Dane Howard, contributed to by Don Barnett and many other talented photographers and designers

This Sensible and organized book covers ways of sharing your story through the digital mediums available to us today. It honors the timeless skills of design as well as the new technologies and presents them in a way we can understand. Dane is one of the most talented designers I know and this time he has created a jewel of a book on visual storytelling
Order this book. Visit Dane's website for a full preview.
typographic principles

Presented by Don Barnett and Lynda Weinman

This CD-ROM contains instructional movies that will help you understand the principles of typographic design. Terms are introduced such as x-height, ascenders, leading, kerning, serifs, etc. As well, timeless design principles are explored that involve composition, cadence, texture, positive and negative space, white space, balance, letter spacing, alignment, themes, patterns, grids, tangents, and much more.
Order this CD-ROM
Northwest Homegrown Cookbook Series "Crab"

Northwest Homegrown Cookbook Series "Stonefruit"

Northwest Homegrown Cookbook Series "Wild Mushrooms"

Northwest Homegrown Cookbook Series "Salmon"

by Cynthia Nims, illustrated by Don Barnett

Local cuisine of the American Northwest, filled with bright watercolor illustrations. I can tell you first-hand that the cuisine is quite fantastic. We've even won the Western Regional Book Design and Production Award for the cover art. on these books by the Publishers Association of the West.

Designing Web Graphics3 <designing web graphics 3> is the third edition of this bestseller. A full-color step-by-step guide will teach you successful methods for designing graphics for Web delivery. It's written in a conversational, user-friendly style. A great way to get started doing web design, for those designers who don't want to bog thier life down with technical jargon. Order this book

Buglight”s suggested Reading Looking.


Antonio Gaudi
Darren Waterston

Josep Maria Jujol
Rockwell Kent
Antonio Tapies
Gustav Klimt
Egon Schiele
Karl Blossfeldt
Caspar David Friedrich
Edward Hopper
George Tooker
J.M.W. Turner
Da Vinci
Joseph Cornell
William Blake
John Singer Sargent
Jasper Johns
Paul Klee
Anselm Kiefer
Jim Henson
Edward Gorey
Artistsbooks (cont.)

Winslow homer
Georgia O' Keefe
Mark Rothko
Jacek Yerka
William Addison Dwiggins
Herbert Bayer


Stellaluna, Janell Cannon
James & the Giant Peach, Dahl, Smith
Salamander Room, Anne Mazer, Steve Johnson
Higgins Bend Song and Dance, Martin, Sneed
Cat you'd better come home, Keillor, Jhonson, Fancher
Come Along, Daisy!, Simmons
Wizard of Oz, Baum, Zwerger
the True Story of theThree Little Pigs
Polar Express, the Stranger, Chris Van Allsburg
the Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein
Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak
Tuesday, David Wiesner
Dr. Seuss
Calvin & Hobbes, Bill Watterson


The Power of Limits
Robert Smithson
The Business of Illustration


Laputa, the Castle in the Sky, anime
Nightmare Before Christmas book,video
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
City of Lost Children
Brothers Quay


Hans Christian Anderson
Robert Louis Stevenson
Mark Twain

Other greats

Nikola Tesla
Moby Dick, Melville
Mind in the Waters, Joan McIntyre
Jules Verne

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