Let’s face it straight away – every graphic designer experiences emotional burnout at some point in his/her career. As a matter of fact, it’s a widespread problem that affects professionals in all fields of work.
Graphic design has become one of the most important marketing tools of today. The success of it depends greatly on the audience and how people respond to it. With that in mind, we can say with certainty that graphic design is more than an investment in time or money – it is a personalized approach that focuses on the audience.
To create a design that stands out and meets the eye of the person looking at it, you need to look at and study design psychology. The preferences of the clients are the key to success and these seven tips will help you get it right.
Has it ever happened to you that when you look at other people’s design, you wonder how they managed to make it all so perfect? Whether it is the right font, the right combination of colors, or even the arrangement on the website – something simply clicks when you look at it.
The most successful creatives understand there are always new skills and techniques to learn.
You want to learn a new skill? Learn.
Why are some creatives great at what they do? Simply, they dedicate the time to learn their craft—especially the fundamentals.
A logo designer becomes great at designing logos because they studied the fundamentals that form a great logo. A copywriter can write a 1000 words in 10 minutes because they learned the fundamentals, then practiced and wrote daily.
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Before deciding on the final design of any project, you need to go through the tedious steps associated with the design creation process. This is a task that both experienced graphic artists or anyone just trying their hand at completing a print media design project should undergo if they want to end up with a competent project end design.
To aid designers during this crucial step is a set of questions that when asked will help lead anyone to the favored and, hopefully, fruitful decision-making process. Listed below are the 10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Choose Your Final Design. Read them carefully so that you can easily integrate them into your design-making process in the future.
In many ways, building a company is akin to raising a baby. They both start with conception, and then you nurture it/him for years while loving them more than anything else. So, it goes without saying that when you are designing a professional logo i.e. the face of the company, you want it to be the very best. You don’t want to compromise, and you shouldn’t, for the logo is more than just an attractive design that carries the name of your company, it’s the symbol for everything that the company stands for.
The word “Design” seems to permeate every facet of owning a business these days. We hear high-end brands like Apple espouse the benefits of employing design thinking at seemingly every keynote, but what is it and is it something you need to be employing for your business?
The answer is most likely yes. Read on to learn about The Power of Design Thinking
Aaron Draplin is a graphic designer, author, and founder of The Draplin Design Co. (DDC). He was Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, on October 15, 1973. and now based in Portland, Oregon. When Aaron left high school at 17 he started his associate degree at Northwestern Michigan College. This is where he learned the basics of visual art. When he turned 19 he moved to Bend, Oregon to pursue his career in graphic design.
The book I had been waiting for after reading the first Book of Ideas that blew me away! which we also reviewed. I was really looking forward to receiving the second coming in vol 2, We had this on pre-order and received it before release giving us time to read and review it. The book was released yesterday on 7th September at a launch event in London and like the first book again I am blown away!
When designing a logo there are many factors that go into creating a brand’s visual identity below is a list of areas a logo/brand identity designer should take into consideration when creating a logo design.