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Why is Whitespace in Web Design So Powerful?

Why is Whitespace in Web Design So Powerful? | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Whitespace, also known as “negative space”, is the space in a design occupied by nothing other than a background colour or a faint background image.

Not every space in a design needs to be filled, and this is true whether we’re talking about designing leaflets or designing user interfaces... | 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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Let’s talk about margins | Publishing & Books

Let’s talk about margins | Publishing & Books | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
We’re making a book.
The margins are important.
Do you know how important?
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For writers, publishers and graphic designers too..

 

"A book with proper margins says a number of things. It says, we care about the page. It says, we care about the words. We care so much that we’re going to ensure the words and the page fall into harmony. We’re not going to squish the text to save money. Oh, no, we will not not rush and tuck words too far into the gutter.

 

A book with proper margins says, We respect you, Dear Reader, and also you, Dear Author, and you, too, Dear Book."
- medium | @craigmod

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The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel) | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
The right font choice along with the absence of sidebars and popups makes everything feel easier and better to read. It can also make you feel good!
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The psychology of fonts/typography & layout
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10 Useful Findings About How People View Websites

10 Useful Findings About How People View Websites | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Gutenberg diagram It describes a general pattern the eyes move through when looking at (usually text-heavy) content. It fits this zoning conclusion pretty well, with the exception of the bottom right area.

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Eyetracking and research have studied how people look at websites. Here are 10 useful findings you can use.

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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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