Graphic Design

Graphic design is the art of communication, stylizing, and problem-solving through the use of type, space and image. The field is considered a subset of visual communication and communication design, but sometimes the term "graphic design" is used interchangeably with these due to overlapping skills involved. Graphic designers use various methods to create and combine words, symbols, and images to create a visual representation of ideas and messages. A graphic designer may use a combination of typography, visual arts and page layout techniques to produce a final result.
Posts about Graphic Design
  • Vectr: A Free Alternative to Adobe Illustrator

    … Vectr is a free and very intuitive vector graphics editor app for web and desktop. Vectr has a very low learning curve making graphic design accessible to anyone. Vectr is going to remain free forever with no strings attached. What’s the difference between Vector and Raster Graphics? Vector-based images are made of lines and paths to create…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 21 readers -
  • 3 fundamental strategies to get a winning logo

    … Logo design seems simple. but it’s worth the time to do it right. Here are three strategies to help you get the most out of your logo design. Everybody has a logo. Little League teams have logos. Hair salons have logos. Big companies, small companies…everybody. A few of the logos are actually good. By “good”, I don’t mean that I like them. I…

    David Leonhardt's SEO and Social Media Marketing- 11 readers -
  • What is Neuro Design?

    …. Most big companies, including Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Tesco and Google, now use neuroscience research and theories to optimise their digital content. Neuro Design: Neuromarketing Insights to Boost Engagement and Profitability, opens up this new world of neuromarketing design theories and recommendations, and describes insights from…

    Marketing Technology Blog- 20 readers -
  • 8 Ways for You to Create Content that Creates Customers

    … for readers to digest. Then we’re redirecting all of the unused URLs to the complete article and publishing it as new with the best-ranking URL. Migration – Some of our clients are producing articles, podcasts, and videos – all separately. This is expensive and unnecessary. One of the programs we’ve built has our client in once a month to record…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Content- 24 readers -
  • Graphic Design Terminology That Noobs Often Get Confused

    … transition from one color to another across the surface of a shape. A gradient mesh is a tool that creates a mesh on a shape with multiple, editable points that allow for colors, shading, and dimensional effects. Backdrop versus Background Backdrop refers to a cloth or sheet hung behind an object, but background is anything that’s behind the focus…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 19 readers -
  • 8 Digital Design Trends for 2017

    … Coastal Creative does a fantastic job keeping on top of creative design trends by putting out a great infographic each year. 2017 is looking like a solid year for design trends – I love all of them. And we’ve incorporated many of these for our clients and even our own agency site. For the third year in a row, we’ve released the newest version…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 18 readers -
  • 8 infographics that will inspire you to create your own

    … communications? Often it’s the case that we don’t possess the design skills necessary. While hiring a professional graphic designer is your best bet, if you don’t have the budget there are plenty of programs available that help you create infographics in-house. Give Piktochart, Canva, Easel.ly or Venngage a try. They have multiple template themes…

    Lush Digitalin Content- 16 readers -
  • 4 Ways Visual Content Improves Social Media Results

    … Want better engagement for your social media campaigns? Wondering how visual content can help? Using visual content to support your messaging makes it easier to grab your audience’s attention. In this article, you’ll discover how visual content can support your social media marketing. Discover four ways visual content can improve your…

    Social Media Examinerin Social Content- 22 readers -
  • Website Redesigns: Our Design Team’s Favorite New Sites

    … elements that are important to a website redesign, we spoke with some talented members of our design team here at Blue Fountain Media. Our Head of Design and Art Directors shared with us some of their favorite website redesigns across many different industries and highlighted the things they liked most about these sites. The Met While still in its…

    ROI Factor Blog- 19 readers -
  • How to Find Perfect Custom Graphic Designs at Designhill

    … How to Find Perfect Custom Graphic Designs at Designhill January 14, 2016 By Gail Gardner Leave a Comment Images are what make content stand out online and in print. Logos are essential to making your brand memorable. But what do you do if you aren’t a graphic artist? Fortunately, there are platforms that make it easy to find the perfect…

    Gail Gardner/ Growmapin How To's- 35 readers -
  • Free vs Paid Fonts: Finding The Right Typography for Your Website

    …, semi bold, bold, extra bold, heavy and black), and horizontal scale (extended and condensed). Without the full font family at your disposal, your design options will be significantly limited, especially when creating marketing collateral that often calls for different font variety. You might want to have the most options possible when working…

    ROI Factor Blog- 33 readers -
  • Incredible ICRE Graphic Recordings by the Ink Factory Studio

    … Once upon a time, I wanted to be an graphic artist. I do some work now but am floored by the folks I meet in the industry – I hesitate to think I could ever catch up after all these years. A few years of mechanical drafting also crushed my creativity – now it’s all about symmetry. Anyways… when I was walking through the ICRE in Chicago, I…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 14 readers -
  • Crowdsourcing Graphic Design Process: Tips for Best Results

    … You need a memorable new design, but you don’t have a graphic designer on staff and you have no idea what you want your design to look like. Now what? Crowdsourcing graphic design lends itself well when you’re not sure what you want, but you feel you will know it when you see it. The process is simple: DesignCrowd is the #1 custom design…

    Gail Gardner/ Growmap- 37 readers -
  • 50 Shades of Grey: 50 Website Designs That Forgo the Splashy Colors

    … on a fictional character with "fifty" mood swings and a serious bondage habit, has been translated into over 30 languages, web design is something that never needs to be translated - it is a universally spoken language of its own. Of course, when it comes to custom website design most think that in order to "make it pop" you need multiple gradients…

    ROI Factor Blog- 29 readers -
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