The font you choose for a project generally determines the tone for the entire design. It heavily influences how the audience connects to the message you want to convey. In many forms and instances, your design will be instantly judged based on its font. And the last thing you want is for your message to… Continue reading
Watercolor designs are back. These days, watercolors are making a splash in the design world. You can see watercolor patterns in various ads, merch packaging and web designs. Whimsical watercolor illustrations are particularly popular in graphic design. Watercolor designs are fun and easy to use. They are also versatile and can work with different kinds… Continue reading
Not all designers have the money to kit themselves out with the most expensive design software, particularly when embarking on a new career in graphic design or starting a new business. With millions of newspapers, magazines and trade papers striving for designer’s attention, exclusive graphic design, layout, and content are important to achieve uniqueness, and… Continue reading
Finding new projects or jobs around the web can be a difficult task. Jumping from website to website, from one job offer to the next can be taxing on your mental state and motivation. The best way to overcome these drawbacks is to find use tools that bring all the job listings to you. With… Continue reading
So you’re fresh off the benches of school or you are a self taught graphic designer and you are looking for a job. What’s the first thing you do?
First of all, you need sit down with a pen and paper and answer a few simple (or not) questions like: what are your motivations? which are your strengths? which are your weaknesses? which is your personal style? where would you like to work? It’s very important to be honest with yourself, to be aware of your skills and to know which ones you need to improve.