Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 12 March 2016
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- Perfectionism and Burn-Out Are Close Friends – Best Avoid Them
- Design 101: Introduction to Graphic Design [Video]Learn the core skill areas (color, typography, and layout) and core tools (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) used in graphic design. Find out what designers do and what you’ll need to learn to start a graphic design career.Tags: Design GraphicDesi…
- Make the Most of Your Body Language for Powerful BenefitsBody language is a non verbal communication we should all master for personal development. It can lead to better relationships and effective leadership.Tags: Entrepreneur Leadership
- Can you include previous in-house work in your portfolio?But can you legally include projects you did while working for someone else?Tags: Design InHouse Freelance
- Great Font Combinations You Need to TryIn flat and material design, we use more bare typography on web pages. And we need fonts to look nice in combination with each other.Tags: Typography fonts design
- Handy Design Workflow Tips That Will Make The Client Accept A Logo More Easily
- The 80% Rule and Freelance WritersHow might this apply to freelance writers? Although some say we get 80 percent of our work from 20 percent of our clients, that doesn’t seem to fit me. Besides, my first question is, even if that’s true, how did I get those 20 percent that send me 80 percent of my work? Obviously I had to be doing a bunch of marketing to find them.
- 6 Reasons Why Print Design Will Continue to ThriveRoberto Blake explores 6 unexpected areas where print design continues to thrive
- 7 Misconceptions About A Writer’s Life
In view of such misconceptions, I thought it might be useful to share with you a list of common myths about the writing profession versus their corresponding realities. If you’ve ever wanted more insights on what a writer’s job is really like, then this post will certainly come in handy for you.
- Are You Diversifying Your Income? You’d Better Start.Just as a business shouldn’t rely on one client, your personal income should never rely on one source.
- DMCA Safe Harbor: Why Artists Can’t Sue InstagramDMCA safe harbor shields internet service providers from any copyright infringement liability. Here’s what artists can do to protect their work.Tags: Copyright IP IPLaw Art Design
- 10 Types of Apostrophe Errors You Should AvoidEven considering how many ways the apostrophe can be employed, erroneous use of punctuation mark is endemic. Here are brief discussions of ten categories of apostrophe abuse (including one writers and editors must let stand, even though it may pain th…
- The Most Hate-Filled Places in America, According to TweetsHousing site Abodo has put together a study analyzing tweets to figure out the most- and least- hate-filled places in the country.
- 8 Steps to Adding Fantasy Lighting with Photoshop
One of my absolute favorite things to do in Photoshop is to play with lighting effects. Whether that be to make something glow, create a spotlight sort of effect, or set my hands on fire, I’m always so impressed with the many ways Photoshop allows you to alter lighting.