Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 17 March 2015
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- What not to say to a graphic designer
In all these years (more than 10 now!) I’ve collected, in a series of post-it on my desk, all phrases that customers are saying and we (frustrated designers) hate to hear.
here are some…
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- 8 Extremely simple ways to save money & time in print design (Pro tips from printers)
- Why It’s OK to Use Emoticons At Work ;)Next time you’re questioning the validity of throwing a smiley face into your email to your colleague or client, try to swallow those doubts and give it a go. If anything, do so for selfish reasons: a 2008 Journal of Information & Management study found that emoticon users experience a “positive effect on enjoyment, personal interaction, perceived information richness, and perceived usefulness.”
- 10 essential books every graphic designer must readIf you’re a graphic designer and you’ve been wondering what books to purchase and add to your own bookshelf, then the following 10 essential reads are definitely ones to consider…
- Show Marvel Your Best Work to Draw the Next Avengers Comic!Adobe and Marvel are joining forces to create the first-ever student-illustrated Avengers Comic powered entirely by Creative Cloud.Tags: Marvel Avengers CreativeCloud Adobe Behance
- Writing to sell yourself: How to write awesome copy for your online portfolio
Everyone’s heard of ‘conversational writing style’ but to sell yourself in your portfolio you actually need to write very differently to how you’d talk or chat over email. It’s more like acting… in an authentic true story, told brilliantly from a well-rehearsed script.
- New Book – The Business of ePublishing 2015 by Pariah S. BurkeThe Business of ePublishing 2015 explains in thorough detail what professional publishers, designers, and traditional, independent, and hybrid authors need to know about the world and business of digital publishing in 2015 and beyond. It goes beyond the rhetoric and paranoid proclamations rampant in social media, blogs, and news outlets to provide provable, unbiased insight into the users, devices, formats, and real world economics of ebooks, fixed-layout ebooks, digital textbooks, digital magazines, and more for all levels of publishing—enterprise, small- to medium-sized publishers, indies, and self-publishers.
- Futures of text – A survey of all the current innovation in text as a mediumA survey of all the current innovation in text as a mediumTags: UI UX MobileDesign