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
  • 4 Ways Visual Content Improves Social Media Results

    … as possible. If you’re a small business, you may not have an army of graphic designers at your fingertips. In that case, consider using an online design tool to create your own simple, beautiful images. To provide a variety of types of visual content, use memes, screenshots, how-to’s, tutorials, tips, quotes, mood images, statistics, discounts…

    Social Media Examinerin Social Content- 11 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- 9 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- 18 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- 19 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- 11 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- 29 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- 22 readers -
  • Black Friday Deals for Bloggers 2014

    … on Black Friday, one on Saturday, one on Sunday, and another four on Cyber Monday. The discount is applicable to your first invoice only so it pays to maximize your savings and order the longest bill cycle available. Click Here To Get This Limited Time Offer NameCheap Namecheap have kept their best deals back for the Black…

    Tim Bonner/ Tim Bonner Blogin Blogging- 13 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- 9 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- 11 readers -
  • The Simplest Way To Remove The Background From Any Image

    … Easily Delete The Background Of Any Image File Okay, maybe not “any” image but certainly majority of the images you will come across, including those with complicated backgrounds that would take hours to erase by hand! Removing backgrounds from images has traditionally been one of those things that we leave to graphic designers because it’s…

    Kim Castleberry/ Just Ask Kim- 11 readers -
  • Designer Meats Burger: Does the best designed menu produce the tastiest burger?

    … You probably already know that you can find cookies and breadcrumbs on the web, but low and behold the newest edition to the food name family, the ‘Hamburger’. You’ve likely seen ‘the Hamburger’ as the menu icon on mobile applications, but it is slowly making its way onto desktop websites. Along with design, another (more foodie) passion…

    Attacat Danielle/ Attacat of Edinburgh- 13 readers -
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