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LEARN | TypeTalk: Mastering Type and Color 

LEARN | TypeTalk: Mastering Type and Color  | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Color can be used for the actual type, or used in the background to help emphasize the type, which might be black, white, or a color. It can attract and influence a viewer in both overt and subtle ways: color can create visual excitement and variety while drawing the eye to important words, points, or other information you wish to highlight.

The Psychology of Color

What color is used as well as how and where to use it are critical to communicating a particular message. Color can be used to draw attention to important elements, but it can also be used to communicate specific themes and moods. Red,  | read more..

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10 Rules of Composition All Designers Live By – Design School

10 Rules of Composition All Designers Live By – Design School | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Foolproof composition techniques that will hold all your design elements in all the right places.
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You could have the most beautiful graphic elements in the world, but if your composition isn’t up to scratch, all of that goes out the window.

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The Case Against Paying Designers By The Hour

The Case Against Paying Designers By The Hour | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

THE CLIENT DOESN'T NEED TO SEE YOUR INTERNAL MATH.

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Creativity doesn't start when you punch a clock. Here's a better way to charge for design work.

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Do Fonts Have a Psychology?

Do Fonts Have a Psychology? | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Whether you like it or not, the psychology of fonts is a crucial factor on your success.
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Anything that passes through your senses affects your brains. In turn it will affect your mood, your feelings, and your perception including fonts.

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The new rules of logo design

The new rules of logo design | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Logos have to work no matter if they are the size of a building or postage stamp.
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When starting out in business, look at competitors' logos in the same category. Being original is vital, Frost says. “Don't copy or imitate.

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iPhone Design + Branding Trends by COLOURlovers

iPhone Design + Branding Trends by COLOURlovers | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Mobile design and branding are two very important pieces of today's design culture. Here is a collection of iPhone apps that have a great design as well as top-notch branding from start to finish.

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[Infographics] The meaning of colors of brand logos

[Infographics] The meaning of colors of brand logos | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
colors affect not only our senses and moods. But they can also change our buying habits, particularly when a brand's strategy is a strong visual communication: website, marketing campaign, advertising and of course the logo
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The Secret To Creativity… | JUST™ Creative

The Secret To Creativity… | JUST™ Creative | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Every designers’ dirty little secret is that they copy other designer’s work. They see work they like, and they imitate it. Rather cheekily, they call this inspiration. ~Aaron Russell

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10 Women Who Changed the Face of Design

10 Women Who Changed the Face of Design | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

The design achievements of men have been well catalogued throughout history, .... In fact, numerous women have made lasting contributions in a wide variety of ways, including helping to change the face of graphic design. | Here are some of the most inspiring women in the design space. - creativemarket blog

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12 Signs Your Design Style is Out of Date

12 Signs Your Design Style is Out of Date | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Is graphic design fun? That's a question my colleague was asked last year, and after intense discussion we decided that it's a strangely hard one to answer. The reason is that although…
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A list of signs that your design style has become dated, pulled from the trends of the past couple decades. Bear in mind that these are only symptoms, and most of us have been plagued by at least one of them. But if you check off everything on this list, it might be time to re-think the way you work. (via creativemarket blog)

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Photoshop VS InDesign: Which is Best for Print Design? Article

Photoshop VS InDesign: Which is Best for Print Design? Article | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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These Photoshop & InDesign ‘pros’ and ‘cons’ are based on the experience Grace Fussell had in producing designs for print. Are you a similarly indecisive InDesign/Photoshop print designer? 

 

I have always asked this question. These days i have both open at the same time..

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City Guides For The Creative, Design-Minded Traveller

City Guides For The Creative, Design-Minded Traveller | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
A Series Of City Guides For The Creative, Design-Minded Traveler - DesignTAXI.com
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The Design Guide is a series of city guides that aims to “connect creative people with creative places”, and is made for both locals and foreigners who want to know the creative aspects of the city better. 

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History Of The Color Wheel by COLOURlovers

History Of The Color Wheel by COLOURlovers | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

The first color wheel has been attributed to Sir Isaac Newton, who in 1706 arranged red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet into a natural progression on a rotating disk. As the disk spins, the colors blur together so rapidly that the human eye sees white. From there the organization of color has taken many forms, from tables and charts, to triangles and and wheels the history.

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UDO MAG : Unique Design Obsession Magazine

UDO MAG : Unique Design Obsession Magazine | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Unique Design Obsession Magazine : Founded in 2011, Unique Design Obsession is an online design magazine dedicated to bringing you the latest in interior, architecture, art, and fashion design from around the world.

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What to do when a client wants you to copy other designs

What to do when a client wants you to copy other designs | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Is it every appropriate to copy the design of another? Yes. Why do I say this? Because, frankly, as designers we are constantly mimicking what we see in the world around us. We peruse the internet searching for “inspiration” and, as we collect this information, our brain remembers the elements we like and those we dislike. The more time we spend with certain styles of design, the more our design starts to imitate it. Is that a good thing?
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