Posts Tagged ‘Designing’
One of the most crucial aspects of designing a logo is making elements reflect what the company really is. But there are times when we as designers get influenced with current design trends. It may be caused by false inspiration, unintentional plagiarism, or just a plain result of the changing design times. In a previous article, we talked about the generic logo that we are all too tired of seeing. Graphic designer Giovanni Todini curated a list of logo cliches most run-of-the-mill designers use. Logos using Trajan font cut by an arc or the use of graph icons for finance-type firms are...Read More
Every successful business owner will tell you that a good logo is more than just an attractive presentation of your brand. It is the picture that tells every potential customer a thousand words about your business. The key is evoking the right message and the right emotions in your desired customers. The colors in your logo can serve as powerful psychological triggers to make customers believe your services are the best choice for their business the second they lay eyes on them. The key is using the colors that evoke remedying feelings people desire when seeking out those types of...Read More
Applications with social features have become the norm, but, as a designer, it’s important that you question how these social features add value for the user. In this article, we’ll explore how to improve an application by designing a meaningful social layer. When we talk about social layers, there’s a lot involved. Basically, we’re building an interactive experience where people can create, share, and exchange information within a virtual network. The importance of user-generated content has grown enormously. Even a simple output of a social layer can create value for people, like Facebook’s simple “Like” feature. On the...Read More
Working non-destructively doesn’t restrict уουr workflow. In fact, working non-destructively саn hеlр уου tο bе more creative. In thіѕ tutorial, wе wіll ѕhοw уου hοw tο υѕе non-destructive photo editing techniques tο mаkе a basic advertisement. In thе process, wе wіll аlѕο сlаrіfу a bit аbουt affect profiles. Lеt’s gеt ѕtаrtеd!
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We at You The Designer get excited because of a lot of things, and one of them is the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International. Imagine all the panels, seminars, and workshops you can attend, all the people you’d get to meet, the merchandise available for to you to spend you hard-earned money on. It truly is the comic book convention to end all comic book conventions. Some of the news on this week’s You! Be Inspired! are about fan-made pop culture art, very much in the spirit of Comic Con, like the exhibits for Cartoon Network and Community fans....Read More