Why is the Notion of Unpaid Work Readily Accepted in the Creative Industry?

Posted @ 10:40 PM on January 3, 2022 by

I’ve worked as a creative in some form or another for all of my adult life. At every turn in my career, the topic of working for free never fails to rear its cheap, ugly head.Tags: design business
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Tap the depths of design psychology with Gestalt theory

Posted @ 6:57 PM on January 1, 2022 by

Comprehending how the whole product works to shape a viewer’s experience rather than its individual parts is the most basic concept behind design principles based on Gestalt psychology, and good designers know how to use it to their advantage.Tags: Design GraphicDesign
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InDesign CC: Mastering Productivity with Pariah Burke (Video Training)

Posted @ 8:40 AM on December 30, 2021 by

Pariah Burke’s Mastering InDesign Productivity gives you dozens of tips, tricks, and tech­niques to help you mas­ter work­ing pro­duc­tively, ef­fi­ciently, with max­i­mum cre­ativ­ity, in InDesign. The goal of this course is to save you time and money, clock­ing less over­time and hav­ing more life-time.
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InDesign CC: Mastering Objects | Video Training with Pariah Burke

Posted @ 10:18 PM on December 29, 2021 by

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How to Build Your Brand Identity with These Design Principles

Posted @ 6:46 PM on December 28, 2021 by

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You Don’t Need New Ideas, You Need a New Perspective

Posted @ 3:41 PM on December 24, 2021 by

The unexpected creative benefits of a "beginner’s mind."Tags: Entrepreneur Freelance Startup
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Four Ways Copyright Law Hurts Visual Artists

Posted @ 11:44 PM on December 22, 2021 by

While copyright law exists in order to protect creators, there are some laws that significantly harm artist profitability, putting the power in the hands of big business and imposing an undue burden on artists.Tags: Copyright IP IPLaw Art Design Illustration
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Typography for the Aging Eye

Posted @ 2:57 PM on December 22, 2021 by

"Here are some guidelines for setting typography targeted towards the aging eye and those with some degree of visual impairment. NOTE: If designing for readers with more specific visual impairments or limitations, be sure to do your research as they might call for a different approach to maximize legibility and readability.  "

Logopedia – A Wiki for Logos and Corporate Branding

Posted @ 7:04 PM on December 20, 2021 by

Logopedia is a collaborative database for logos and corporate branding. It includes the history of successful company logos, popular branding, and more.
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How to properly pronounce the names of typefaces (via MP3s)

Posted @ 9:13 AM on December 20, 2021 by

Ralf Herrmann, a German designer and typophile, has compiled a helpful list of MP3s which let you hear how to properly say the fonts you use every day.
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