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
    • What is Neuro Design?

      Neuro Design is a new and growing field that applies insights from the mind sciences to help craft more effective designs. These insights can come from two main sources: The general principles of Neuro Design best practices that have been derived from academic research on the human visual system and the psychology of vision.

      Marketing Technology Blog- 18 readers -
  • 8 Ways for You to Create Content that Creates Customers

    … These last few weeks, we’ve been analyzing all of our clients’ content to identify the content that’s driving the most awareness, engagement, and conversions. Every company that hopes to acquire leads or to grow their business online has to have content. With trust and authority being two keys to any purchase decision and content drives those…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Content- 18 readers -
  • Graphic Design Terminology That Noobs Often Get Confused

    … object in an image or design. EPS versus AI EPS is encapsulated postscript, a file format that saves flattened vector graphics and doesn’t support transparency. AI is Adobe Illustrator format that contains layered vector or embedded raster objects that can be edited using Illustrator. Tint versus Tone Tint is produced by adding white to a pure color…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 14 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- 14 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- 13 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- 15 readers -
  • Website Redesigns: Our Design Team’s Favorite New Sites

    … a website redesign—and for obvious reasons. Once you’ve established a digital presence with your audience, you don’t want to disrupt their familiarity and adversely impact the impression that they have of your brand. For that reason alone, it’s essential that your redesign offers an improved experience to your users. To better understand some key…

    ROI Factor Blog- 13 readers -
  • How to Find Perfect Custom Graphic Designs at Designhill

    … have the same designer create the others to match. While logo designs are very popular, any kind of graphic design can be obtained through Designhill including business cards, letterhead, clothing, mobile icons, infographics, and CD covers. After you choose the type of graphic you need, post a brief that describes your project. Then choose…

    Gail Gardner/ Growmapin How To's- 29 readers -
  • Free vs Paid Fonts: Finding The Right Typography for Your Website

    … Visual content on the web appears in a variety of different styles. From motion graphics and video, to pictures and interactive maps, there are lots of unique opportunities to display images. However we can’t disregard the power of good ol' fashioned text as the primary method for getting the message of your content across. Fonts and typography…

    ROI Factor Blog- 25 readers -
  • Incredible ICRE Graphic Recordings by the Ink Factory Studio

    …, service providers and charitable organizations. Guidance enlisted the assistance of Ink Factory Studio to do Graphic Recordings during the conference. I tell you what – if you want to have a crowd of people around your booth… just add the Ink Factory Studio! Here are some of the works (or if you ask me… pieces of art!) from Alison: New…

    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- 33 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- 27 readers -
  • Lost In Translation: How to Communicate with a Graphic Designer

    Image courtesy of www.creativebloq.com[/caption] Here is my simple guide for account managers on how to communicate with your graphic designer. Your job as a client account manager is to ensure that your designer has a clear understanding of what you want from them. This includes what your expectations are when it comes to delivering work, this is key so that you are on the same page.

    Attacat Danielle/ Attacat of Edinburgh- 14 readers -
  • Black Friday Deals for Bloggers 2014

    … Friday/Cyber Monday weekend. Here’s what’s going to be available over the weekend: .club registration $0.98 (first year) Private Email Business package $0.98 (first year) Value plan shared hosting $0.98 (first year) .com/.net/.org transfer $0.98 (one year) 3 months of Reseller hosting $0.98 .com/.net/.org registration $0.98…

    Tim Bonner/ Tim Bonner Blogin Blogging- 15 readers -
  • 2014 Ecommerce Holiday Shopping: Tis’ the Season for Online Business

    … Though 2014 is coming to a close, 9 of the best online shopping days of the year are still to come, and online retailers still have much to do before the year is over. More shoppers are avoiding the craziness of the Black Friday shopping experience by ordering online instead, and the brave ones that do go to brick-and-mortar stores will use…

    Andrew Jung/ ROI Factor Blog- 14 readers -
  • How To Create Impactful eBooks For Content Marketing

    … landing page or microsite. Much has been written about landing page design, and the best examples follow visual design best practices. Keep it clean, keep it simple, and ask for only the information you truly need to know. Percolate does a great job of this with the page for a recent eBook, Defining the Modern CMO. 5. Stay Social Even in an era…

    Jon Salm/ Relevancein Social Content How To's- 19 readers -
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