For much of the history of the automotive industry, the role of the graphic designer was relegated to designing slick brochures after the cars were already built. This is changing.
If you’re a freelance graphic designer trying to increase your workload, you might want to consider the niche market of real estate agents. You see, real estate is a very competitive industry. Whether an agent decides to specialize in working with home buyers, home sellers, or both (and you should know that Realtors often specialize), […]
Graphic design can be a rewarding career for talented creatives who know how to market themselves – and rather lucrative for designers who create passive income streams. Getting paid while you sleep might seem too good to be true, but many designers have leveraged their skills to do just that.
For centuries, humanity has been symbolically relating the shifting seasons with change. Seasons have always been used as a metaphorical depiction of the correlation between life and death, light and darkness, good and bad. Each transition between the four stages of climate change requires a cleanse of all things unhealthy and unworthy of our time. Marking […]
The craft of web design is often overlooked as easy – as if anyone could pick it up & learn. In some ways this is true: anyone can learn to be a great web designer. But it’s not easy and nobody just picks up web design in a few weeks. To learn the intricate details […]
When you think of creativity it can be expressed in many ways. Ideally a creative idea should exist in some capacity before the creator visits reality town and starts break dancing into his concept in the middle of Main Street. Ideas seem to come sporadically and while they are often created out of nothing, you […]
Learning how to craft brilliant websites will take time and patience. There is no magic Adobe genie who will appear to grant you divine powers over Photoshop. Unfortunately it doesn’t work like that, and even if it did you should obviously ask for infinite wishes first. Prowess in Photoshop is developed by practice and study. […]
Editor’s Note: This post was written by Shayne Moore, a Director at a leading design agency in Christchurch, having a pool of professional graphic designers who design and build beautiful designs. Shayne is passionate about digital marketing and loves to share his creative ideas on the latest design trends. You can know more about him on […]
More and more digital designers have made the switch over to Sketch by Bohemian Coding. This is a newer program made only for Mac OS X which behaves much like Photoshop and Illustrator combined. You can work with vector graphics, pixel graphics, photos, icons, really anything you’d desire. The GUI is a little different but […]
Adobe recently started a slow push away from supporting Fireworks since CS6. But it’s still quite the popular(and affordable) software amongst web designers. You can build vector and bitmap objects to mockup wireframes, website layouts, icons, and similar graphics. In the past we’ve put together a Fireworks web design tutorial on website navigation. The program […]