Tag: designer

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....

Ladder To The Sky

Smart Tools To Successfully Scale Your Design Business

Trying to cross the ocean on a pedal boat might be a crazy adventure, but it’s certainly not the most efficient way to travel. The same goes for business tools. Many business people prefer to do things the way they’re...

Becoming An Expert App Designer Without Prior Experience

Becoming An Expert App Designer Without Prior Experience

  Change has always been a primary component of human development. Maybe it’s better not to look at mankind as a linear line of transitioning creatures, but as a single tree continuously budding outward. Though everything changes at a fundamental...

Resources and Tools Designed to Keep Designers and Agencies Up to Date

Digital design technology is forever changing, and design trends come and go. As a web designer, or design agency, you want to keep a close watch to ensure that the tools you use and the resources you depend on are...

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...

25 Must Have Photoshop Actions

A Photoshop action is a series of commands that you can record and later play back. For example, you can create an action which automatically sharpens your image. Each time you need to sharpen your image, you can simply press one...

What Your Favorite Coffee Says about You as a Designer

How do you take your coffee? The way you answer that question could explain why you design the way you do. Look at some of the most common characteristics of different coffee drinkers, and see if the style you prefer...

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...

How to Grow Your Audience as a Designer

There is so much competition on the Internet, that it might be a little harder than it seems to find people to follow your work. That’s okay though, there are steps you can take to turn your business around and...