4 Great Color Resources

Other than the color wheels that are provided on this site, there are other awesome resources to help you pick the best color scheme for your design project. The following websites help you to really be in control of your color scheme and pick what will work best. Check them out! Adobe Color CC https://color.adobe.com/create/color-wheel/ This tool is a great …

2 Great Texture Resources

Have you ever looked at a design and just thought there was something to it that really made it stand out? Take a look at these two logo examples.     Textures Do you notice a difference? Yes, it’s the texture. See how much texture can alter a design? It can either really add to a design or take away …

How to Download Free Fonts

Don’t you love looking at nice designs? You know what makes or breaks a good design? TYPOGRAPHY! Yes, the type you choose can really help to relay your message or it can hinder it. You may be saying, “But my computer doesn’t have any cool fonts! How am I supposed to use good fonts if I don’t have many choices?” …

5 Illustrator Tricks

If you don’t already know this, there are so many cool things in Adobe Illustrator. There’s a tool for just about anything. It’s amazing the things that people are able to accomplish in Illustrator. Having said this, Illustrator can be overwhelming. Especially if you are new to the program. While it’s impossible to share everything about Illustrator in one post, …

Twitter Images Increase Sharability

Twitter originated as a purely text-based social media platform, but as of the last several years they have allowed images to show up by default. No more clicking to see an image that is attached to a tweet. This makes the experience more immersive, and more immediately relatable. Shortly after this new feature was added, BufferSocial did some research on …

3 Web Resources for Your Coding Needs

When it comes to coding using HTML and CSS, it’s a new language. A new language that some people find very intriguing or very frustrating. The thing about coding is if one little thing is off then it will mess up your entire website. What’s nice is there are many wonderful websites and resources out there that can help to …

Using History Snapshots

There are a lot of hidden gems found in all the Adobe programs that can be very beneficial to know. For example, in Photoshop there is this cool feature located in the History panel called “Snapshots”. Snapshots allow you to experiment with various looks on your document. For example, if you have something I’m working on but you want to save …

5 Tips About Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is typically used as a word processing program. However, many people don’t realize that there are a lot of features to design in Microsoft Word. While it may be no Photoshop, it can still be used to create a nice, professional looking design. A lot of the features are hidden, though. Here are 5 tips to know when …

4 Prezi Resources

It’s becoming more common to have presentations in a variety of situations and circumstances. People like visual aids but a poorly designed visual aid can really hinder a message. Powerpoint and Keynote are popular programs to create visual presentations but there is also another option that can really supplement a presentation: Prezi. Prezi is flexible and can allow you to create …

How to Use a Mockup Template

Creating a logo for a company can be a lot of fun. Not to mention creating a whole brand for a company. It’s important to develop a brand that is repetitive across all documents and publications that it provides. Whether it be business cards, letterhead, envelopes, or websites, there needs to be consistency in the design and look of the company. Once you …