Graphic design is the art of visual communication that combines images, words and ideas to convey information to an audience in a way that is pleasing to the eye and gets attention. In this category we explore what graphic design means, the concepts and elements of design and we look at some graphic design examples.
Skeuomorphism is a design pattern that makes things look as if it is made of something else. This week, Apple announced that their new iOS7 operating system is going to scrap the traditional look of its icons which mimic real-world objects, such as the envelope for a message.
Here is a collection of famous creative logos that have a secret hidden meaning. Once you have seen the hidden meaning, you can't help but notice it every time!
A list of the standard set of fonts common to all versions of Windows and their Mac substitutes referred sometimes as "browser safe fonts" or "web safe fonts". This list can be used to ensure that the fonts you use on your website designs will look similar on all platforms.
Ever wanted to find a font just like the one used by certain publications, corporations, or ad campaigns? Well now you can, using the WhatTheFont font recognition system.
One of my most used Photoshop tools is the layer styles. This neat collection of styles and gradients will cover most of your Web 2.0 style graphic design needs.
A collection of 20 tips to help design better websites resulting in a higher conversion ratio and increased customer satisfaction.
As a web designer blessed with colour blindness I often find that other people remark on my choice of colours and ask "what was I thinking?" While the colour schemes look perfectly fine to my eyes, they can be contrasting or too strong for "normal" eyes.