Graphic Design

Inspiration: Design Ideas For New Projects

It can sometimes be difficult for graphic designers to find inspiration for new clients – especially when it is an industry you have not explored much in the past and have little knowledge about. Looking for inspiration for your graphic designs can also be a time-consuming task and eat into your fee. Sometimes it’s a …

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How To Enhance Brand Image By Promoting Brand Culture

Modern consumers don’t want to be sold stuff. If they want to buy something they will make their own decision. And the choice of company they choose to purchase from is the brand they resonate with the most. It is therefore important to establish and a brand identity, and to build your image it is …

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Photoshop Tips for Lighting Effects

Effective lighting on digital images can have a massive impact on an audience. And Photoshop is a great tool that gives designers numerous options of creating stunning lighting effects that give images visual dynamics. Lighting plays a vital role in artwork and helps the finished product look visually engaging and feel more alluring. Whether you …

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Design Tips From the White House!

Being creative director at the White House is one of the most high profile jobs in the design industry. Until just a few weeks ago, the person in charge of the President’s creative output was Ashleigh Axios. Tasked with “conceiving and managing the execution of projects to engage the American public about Obama’s policies – …

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What Do Colours Really Mean And Does It Matter?

When you look at a colour what do you think? If you are like most people you will ordinarily like it, or nor like it. Or you might be indifferent. This is what your conscious mind thinks. Yet colours are much more powerful and have a resonating affect on our sub-conscious mind – the mysterious …

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The Power of the Polka Dot in Graphic Design

Of all the patterns that appear in graphic design, the polka dot is one of the most versatile, eye-catching and has stood the test of time. After first appearing in the world of fashion in the mid-19th century, this spotty design has been used in countless art and graphic design works, adding visual interest, fun …

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Iconic Examples of Typography

Whether it’s on a logo, company name, artistic statement or poster, typography can completely transform a design, turning it from something everyday into something extraordinary. At its best, typography is an art form in itself, allowing designers to confer meaning, expand on ideas and create entirely new aesthetics. In some cases, typography becomes so iconic …

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Best of Festive Design

From Christmas cards to festive decorations and winter getaways to special promotions, this time of year has always been an important one for sales and marketing. As a result, a huge amount of brochures, posters, greetings cards and websites are made especially for the Christmas period, with designers working throughout the summer and autumn months …

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Trends in Fonts and Typography in 2015

Whether you notice it or not, typography is an integral part of your internet experience. Every website you navigate to has chosen its font for a reason, with every embellishment, adaptation and innovation designed to influence your impression of the site and affect the way you think about the brand. As with any kind of …

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