1. Motion Theatre by Caroline Grohs. 2. Typography logo design inspiration from Smash Blog Trends. 3. Silhouettes by Pommel Lane. 4. Alphabet letters page layout on Polyvore. 5. Experimental typography on Creative Bloq. 6. Salt and Light on Digital Arts blog.
Don’t be afraid of negative space when designing. White space helps direct a viewer’s eye. Space around your text boxes and images makes it easier to read. White space creates a balanced and harmonious layout which increases appeal.
To Design Effectively Establish Hierarchy The dominant feature in your design should be the most important part of your message.
“What the eyes don’t see, the heart doesn’t feel” – Spanish Proverb I have been a graphic designer for almost 20 years, working on staff for corporations and non-profit organizations, as well as running my own small design business. My abilities and experience cover a wide range; As Stephen Covey famously said, “Start with the end in mind”, I have all the necessary skills to see a project from idea to concept to final design. I can also trouble-shoot computer software… Read more »
Throwback Thursday Creating Specs for Bic Correction Pen. Before computer software, designs were pantone paper, cut & paste mock ups; then shot using a camera. Class Project: Create 6 sample spec layouts. (2002) Assignment: Create sample magazine layouts for a product. I chose Bic Correction Pen Software: No software. Hand drawn. Cut & Paste.
1. Bride & Groom Bucket List from stylemepretty.com 2. Inspired Italian Wedding from ohsobeautifulpaper.com 3. Cotton candy wedding from burnettsboards.com 4. LOVE wedding favors from modwedding.com 5. DIY Gift Set from wedding.jaxshop.com 6. Save the date key 7. Late night snack favors from thebridaldetective.com
Throwback Thursday Designing for an annual fundraising campaign Class Project: Create a Marketing Campaign (2004) Assignment: Create a postcard, membership brochure, donor hand-out brochure. Software: Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
As a graphic designer being asked to develop print or digital design material for a potential job, contract or freelance gig is part of the norm. This particular assignment I enjoyed doing. I had to research STEM, learn what other schools had done, then develop a full color brochure that could be used at different schools in the same district. I decided to go with a gated fold. The color palette, logo, copy and images can be switched out for… Read more »
[ Desktop Wallpaper ] | [ Iphone Wallpaper ] | [ Ipad Wallpaper ] A Happy February to you all. May love find a home in your hearts always. Above, another pretty designs for your screens. Truth for most designers. November through January is the most favorite time of the year to get engaged and Valentine is the 2nd most favorite time of the year to get engaged. This is great news for graphic designers, web designers, wedding planners,… Read more »
Throwback Thursday Designing for fashion and packaging Class project: 2006 Assignment: Create a logo for wearable fashion, brand with a tag and packaging design. Software: Adobe Illustrator, I created a template for the packaging.