Tag: graphic design

*+-Where do you find inspiration for your designs? There are many places to look, both online and off. The important thing is to not limit yourself to just one source of inspiration. Online Design Galleries Many new designers begin looking for design inspiration from online galleries. While there’s nothing particularly wrong with online design galleries, […]

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*+-Because of their small size, icons used in UI’s (user interfaces) should be kept fairly simple. This is especially true for user interfaces for mobile apps and devices like the iPhone, iPad and mobile devices using the Google Android OS. Since the resolution and screen sizes on these devices are small, monochromatic icons and symbols […]

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*+-This week, we’re looking at 10 outstanding and uniquely styled TV series title sequences. Many people refer to the title sequence as the opening credits even though they are not really the same. However, I’ll be using the two terms interchangeably in this post. The title sequence / opening credits is usually accompanied by visuals […]

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*+-Inkscape is my vector editor of choice for several reasons. Handles AI, EPS, PDF, SVG and a slew of other vector and raster formats It’s open source and free Runs on all major operating systems–Windows, Mac OS X and Linux Last week, Inkscape’s newest version, 0.47, was released. What’s new in Inkscapes latest version? Lots. […]

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*+-There are only 26 letters in the English language, and yet so much that can be done with them. There’s just something unique about vintage and retro typography. I could spend hours looking at all the different styles. 1908 Sears, Roebuck Catalogue I was clearing out a garage a couple weeks ago for an older […]

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