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For Writers: Understanding the Art of Layout

James L. Marra
Technical Communication
Vol. 28, No. 3 (THIRD QUARTER 1981), pp. 11-13, 40
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/43094117
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Abstract

BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF ART and artists was the objective of an intern program for technical writers. By putting the writers in the artists' seat, the program gave them a new perspective, an understanding of basic design principles, and an empathy for their colleagues. Here is a brief description of that program.

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