MINIMALIST GRAPHIC DESIGN

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Most of us have heard of the ‘Minimalist Design’ name. Even though some of us know exactly what it is but do we all know exactly what really it is? When and how it was started? Minimalist graphic design is a philosophy of creating something where every element serves a … Read More

20 TYPOGRAPHY GUIDELINES EVERY GRAPHIC DESIGNER SHOULD KNOW (for web)

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Typography is an important part of web design as it is for graphic and interactive designs. I can say that without it, your designs won’t be effective and accurate. Today I’m going to start with writing about TYPOGRAPHY for WEB. In the following days I will write about it for … Read More

TIPS FOR IMPROVING YOUR WEB DESIGNS

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Within 5 seconds of landing on your website, can your visitors determine what your company does? Could users easily navigate to the blog if they need to? Is the layout of your pricing easy to understand? Do you have an extremely high bounce rate? If you’re finding yourself answering ‘no’ … Read More

BAUHAUS MOVEMENT AND ITS INFLUENCE IN DESIGN

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The Bauhaus was the most influential modernist art school of the 20th century, one whose approach to teaching, and understanding art’s relationship to society and technology, had a major impact both in Europe and the United States long after it closed. It was shaped by the 19th and early-20th centuries … Read More

REALISTIC CRACKED SKIN EFFECT IN PHOTOSHOP

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… another YouTube video, Photoshop Effect, I thought it is suitable for beginning levels. This effect has become very popular long before, especially if you’re working on a project related about skin care or cosmetic, etc.. It looks fairly complicated, but it’s actually quite simple. HERE IS CRACKED SKIN LOOK EFFECT … Read More

POP ART AND DESIGN – A Short Guide

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Pop Art and Design have emerged in the fifties but remained relevant up to the present day. Product design influenced pop art, and pop art influenced product design. In the time of the post-war boom, mass production was everywhere, brightly colored commercials were staring at people from every corner, the … Read More

DISPERSION EFFECT (IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR)

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Here is the another effect for Adobe Illustrator that I found in YouTube. It’s very helpful and useful to understand how to use some features of Adobe Illustrator. So here it’s: DISPERSION ILLUSTRATOR EFFECT! In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a dispersion effect which is very common … Read More

DISPERSION EFFECT (PHOTOSHOP)

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When I was surfing in YouTube, I found a video that I thought it might be very useful -so I wanted to share it with you. IT’S DISPERSION PHOTOSHOP EFFECT! In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a dispersion effect. This effect has become very popular in these … Read More

TOOLS & TIPS FOR CHOOSING A WEBSITE COLOR SCHEME

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Finding the perfect color combination for a website can be a challenging task, especially when you’re trying to make a particular design fit in with a client’s requirements. Here are a few great color scheme generating tools for you to easily create the perfect palette! However when following the tips … Read More

FONT COMBINATIONS FOR YOUR PRESENTATIONS & INFOGRAPHICS

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FONTS, TYPEFACES, FONTFACES, etc… In fact, it is the main problem for all beginners and students in graphic/web designing. If you do not know how to deal with fonts, the result is a disaster. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced – here it is… Knowing how to pair … Read More

FONTS PAIRING GUIDE FOR DESIGNERS

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ARE YOU THE ONE WHO IS UNSURE WHICH TYPEFACE TO USE? THERE YOU GO!.. If you think learning how to combine fonts is a skill needed only by designers, think again. Whether you’re creating a presentation, typing a document or redesigning your resume, you’re making decisions about what fonts would look … Read More

IMAGE FILE TYPES / FORMATS

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GIF or TIFF? JPEG or PNG? If the mention of these acronyms makes your head spin, fear not. There are lots of different formats for digital images, and they all have their purpose. When it comes to image types, there are a few things to keep in mind when determining … Read More

PICTOGRAMS, IDEOGRAMS, ICONS & LOGOS

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Have you heard the one about the pictogram, the ideogram, the icon and the logo? They all appeared on a sign together and everybody was lost, insulted and confused! What makes pictograms, ideograms, icons or logos so effective can also be their undoing, resulting in unconvincing messages when applied carelessly. … Read More

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