Tag: Graphic Design

Graphic Design Books for Beginners

20 Best Free PDF and E-books on Graphic Design

Just because you’re creative and innovative does not mean you can conquer the design industry. Thought these are among the most important ingredients, there’s a lot more to the recipe. Basic design knowledge still proves to be the basic foundation...

/ May 22, 2017

A Look Back: 40 Graphic Design Posters from the 1920s

They didn’t call the 1920’s “roaring” for nothing. It was an era of changes, with people taking daring leaps towards the future. In terms of design, let’s remember that they didn’t have the same tools that we now have. But...

/ March 3, 2017

How To Get Ahead In Graphic Design – Top Tips From Creative Directors

The Dots held a Graphic Design Portfolio Masterclass at the world's largest independent design consultancy - Pentagram. This was to give talented budding Graphic Designers the opportunity to have their portfolios reviewed by Pentagram Partners and a handful of the...

/ September 9, 2015

Top 5 Drawing Tablets for Artists and Creatives

It is truly amazing just how far your creativity can go with the use of technology. Where you can already do so much with the traditional paper and pencil, you can even do so much more once your artwork is...

/ September 4, 2015

Don’t Ever Say These 12 Things to a Graphic Designer

Client from hell. Whatever industry you’re a part of, this type of client is ever-so-present. And while the old adage “The customer is always right” has merit, it’s important for clients to understand that workers aren’t magicians or fortune tellers....

/ March 18, 2015

Top 5 Best Scanners for Graphic Designers

Are you an office worker or businessman looking for a way to make your work faster and more efficient? Or perhaps you are a graphic designer who need to scan hand drawn sketches and doodles to make them digital. If you...

/ March 17, 2015

20 Informative Graphic Design Infographics I’ve Come Across

You may have known someone who only reads books with pictures. Illustrations make the most boring literature come alive. Images make reading a lot more enjoyable. Why do you think children’s books are filled with vibrant, engaging pictures? Nowadays, graphics...

/ January 15, 2015

New to Graphic Design? A Comprehensive Guide to Get You Started

As with all careers as a beginner it can be daunting with no experience behind you. In becoming a graphic designer your insecurity can stifle your creativity. You are either unsure of yourself, you shy away from the simplest of...

/ June 13, 2014