Tag Archives | Graphic Design

10,000 hours = expert

How does your craft make you wealthy? Through value. If you provide a valuable service or resource for your clients, you will make more money. …

Have you read any good design books lately?

With our busy lives sometimes we forget to feed our brains. As we know, the creative process is not like turning on a faucet. Designers …

Getting in the team spirit

As a designer I work with a writer as a creative partner on most of my projects. I find that collaboration on such projects is the result of creative needs versus the basic parameters of the projec

The best graphic design magazines

YouTheDesigner.com has posted a list of what they consider to be the most amazing graphic design magazines.  As one might expect, Print Magazine, …

The anatomy of type

Axis of stress
The direction of an implied line that passes through the thin parts of the round letter shapes

Baseline
The implied line on which most type characters rest

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Do you want to boost your business, starting today?  It’s not hard to do, given all the free information available to help you identify the …

Being ChatWise with LivePerson

Ari Galper has discovered a breakthrough in online sales pitches.  He has learned that people do not like pushy sales personnel.

OK, that’s not …

Jacks of all trades

Despite the niche-driven business environment, more and more people are becoming jacks of all trades. At home with their computers, people have become writers, graphic …

Microsoft, Google, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and Intel for White Space ’09

The big election might be several months behind us, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still candidates up for vote in 2009.  One of the …

Bad design in 2009?

This is a fun little feature from the Los Angeles Times titled “Bad Design Trends We Hope Die In 2009.” 

Innovative combinations

We’ve all heard that technology will fuel the innovation of the future, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a buck if you’re not a …

Free paper for your project mock ups

You will be able to get tons of free paper sample books with a variety of printing techniques used to show that versatility of the paper stock. Many times I use these books to help me come up with new ideas or to show my clients examples of techniques I can’t simulate.