I’ve recently re-opened my design community news section for public submissions. Any and all design related articles are welcome. The submission form can be found here.
Let’s dig into all the key areas that designers train on a daily basis that makes them ready to perform at top-tier performance athletes.
Here are 7 sure fire steps to follow when designing for accessibility. This refers to the practice of building digital content and applications that can be used by a wide range of people, including individuals who have visual, motor, auditory, speech, or cognitive disabilities.
According to designer from across the globe, these were the most used tools by designers in 2017.
3 short lines of CSS (excluding vendor prefixes) using transform: translateY will vertically center whatever we want, even if we don’t know the elements height.
Handwritten type – encompasses both printing and cursive styles and is separate from formal calligraphy or typeface. Brush Up font | Ondise font | Goodfy font | Barber Shop font Google Fonts – interactive directory of free hosted application programming interfaces for web fonts. Open Sans font | Roboto font | Oswald font Flat Design type – places a clear emphasis on simplicity, minimalism, and intelligibility. […]
Both REM and EM are relative units. EM children inherit size by scaling in relation to the parent font size. REM is only relative to the html(root) font-size. REM is best used to define the padding and margins. REM stands for “root em”. REM units help for responsive design. REM units are great for rapid prototyping. […]
Here is a list of quick notes on why designers fail at the task presented to them. Refrain from doing these things and you will be a success. No Ambition – Success takes a long time. No Plan – You’ve got to have a plan to not fail. No Point of View – Find your […]
I’m excited to present Photoshop and Illustrator keyboard shortcut cheat sheets for Adobe CS6 from ZeroLag. They designed it specifically with graphic designers in mind. They also provided code below the graphics so you can share it on your blog to help improve the productivity of fellow graphic designers. There are printer-friendly versions that fit perfectly on letter-size […]
I hope you enjoy these tips on self promotion in the design field. Do something different – Dream up some caper that isn’t on this list and put it into action with characteristic flair. Talk to (real) people – Don’t just talk to designers, talk to everyone and anyone. Stay in touch – Exchanging favors is what makes the world go […]