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Category Archives: Design Business

Hand in Hand

  Graphic design and photography both complement each other extremely well when they are combined. The main reason is because both fields require a “layout”. This means that both designers and photographers have to think out their “layouts” or artistic rules that are involved in creating their work. Design is defined as problem-solving and creativity. […]

Hi, I’m A Designer and I am NOT A Perfectionist

Through out my education as a graphic design student, I have heard professors and colleagues tell me that “graphic designers need to be perfectionists.” I am the complete opposite of a perfectionist and have no desire to become one. I like messy designs as much as I like looking at clean ones. I consistently fail […]

Photoshop Timeline

This technique is useful for creating Ads with good quality and low file size. I thought to write a blog about it because I was talking to my friend about using Photoshop timeline and she wants familiar with it. Basically what you see moving on the side of your webpage or small advertising on your […]

Its the D-O double G

Pentagram has recently teamed up with Snoop Dogg to help design a brand identity for his line of, what else but, marijuana eatables, such as candies, gummies, and chocolates, and bud packs. The name of his line is Dogg Treats (not actual dog treats so please don’t feed to animals) and he wanted his identity […]

Olympic 2020 logo

The previous winner of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic design logo has been stripped of their title on the basis of plagiarism leaving the competition still open. Kenya Hara re-entered his previous design incorporating the colors and the iconic dot known on the Japanese. This isn’t the official logo design for the Tokyo Olympics, but this […]

Chef Eloy’s ‘kicking’ salsa Design

Chef Eloy’s authentic salsa is so delicious and freshly made. But the design and the packaging design is not as good as it tastes! The design was so armature that got more and more curious about them, therefore I searched for chef Eloy on the web. Then I found his website! The web site looks […]

Combining Digital and Traditional Media part 1/3 Digitizing Traditional Work

Any artist that wants to sell their work in the modern age needs to know how to best to optimize it for computer viewing and print, even if they never touched a computer while they were making the actual art. First of all the golden rule: NEVER POST HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES ON SOCIAL MEDIA. It […]

Combining Digital and Traditional Media part 2/3 Incorporating Scans and Photos into Digital Art

Photoshop makes it really easy to incorporate physical media in digital designs these days. I’ll be demonstrating how to make a logo for a fictional dive bar/restaurant, using a sketch as the basis for the line art and incorporating a texture from a photo. What you’ll need: A sketched design, paper with an interesting texture, […]

Combining Digital and Traditional Media part 3/3 Bringing Digital Work Into The Real World

Something that’s a little more rare in the modern age is converting digital media to traditional. While there are dozens of methods, including collage, projection, and ink transfers, I’ll be giving you an in-depth tutorial in an unusual method I use to turn very precise geometric line work created in illustrator into an equally precise […]

The Evolution and History of The Apple Logo

There are a numbers of stories have cropped up over the years to explain the origin of the Apple logo design, this logo is definitely a bit success that people all over the world know this brand and its representative logo. There is a beautiful tale about the Apple logo: The logo on the back of […]