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Getting Hired as a Graphic Designer

Getting Hired as a Graphic Designer

Graphic designers have never been in more demand than today. Whether you are a junior designer or a more advanced designer, there are tips to ensure that you land the position you seek. Pursuing formal training in graphic design just gives one an edge over those who...

Elements of Design – Part 2

Elements of Design – Part 2

In this series, I’m covering the elements of design, and in my last blog, I went over the basics of line, shape, and space.  Recall that the elements of design are the fundamental building blocks of design and have an impact on how a piece of work is executed and...

Elements of Design – Part 1

Elements of Design – Part 1

Great design is more than just inspiration or a great idea. Whether you’re a seasoned graphic designer or a hobbyist just starting out, it’s important to start by mastering the fundamentals, in this case, the elements of design. Think not of these elements as a hard...

Staying Creative During Quarantine

Staying Creative During Quarantine

To mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, health officials highly recommend staying at home and isolating. The pandemic is serious, and with many people heeding this warning, some designers have found it challenging to stay creatively motivated during this time....

Vector vs. Raster Images

Vector vs. Raster Images

In graphic design, you will encounter two different types of images: raster and vector. What is the difference between them, and when do you use each format? Whether you’re a new designer, a seasoned pro, or someone looking to hire a designer, it’s important to know...