27 Useful Design Tips Explained With Beautiful Graphics

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Poppie Pack, senior graphic designer at Canva, has put together a handy list of design tips complemented by beautiful images with inspiring quotes. From typography and layout to image editing and color usage, the list covers some crucial aspects of design that both newbies and professionals will appreciate. We've shortlisted 27 of our favourites to share with you. Check them … [Read more...]

LOL: 10 Famous Proverbs Tweaked For Graphic Designers

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Manchester-based graphic designer Madrigal Creative has created an amusing series of  'Graphic Design Proverbs' by combining famous proverbs with graphic design puns. So, "Better safe than sorry" becomes "Better SAVE than sorry" and "Marry in haste, repent at leisure" becomes "MERGE in haste, repent at leisure". Check out the full list below. … [Read more...]

Male Vs Female Color Perceptions And Preferences

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Traditionally, baby boys are wrapped in blue and baby girls in pink. A few years later, you can tell a boy's room from a girl's room just by observing the color combos (and the cleanliness ;) ). As we grow up, gender color preferences are visible in everything from wardrobes to cars (though nowadays the line is thinning). … [Read more...]

45 Cool T-Shirts For Designers And Creatives

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Show some love to a designer today by gifting him or her one of these cool t-shirts for a job well done. Even better, gift these before the project starts and watch them burn midnight oil willingly and turn your logo/website/ad/brochure into the next Mona Lisa. … [Read more...]

19 Funny Illustrations That Show The Two Kinds Of People In The World

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There are two types of people…morning people and those who want to shoot morning people (designers are usually nocturnal and hence fall under the latter). Portuguese art director Joao Rocha has created a fun series of minimalist illustrations that classifies people into two broad groups based on their daily habits and preferences. Check it out below. … [Read more...]

18 Inspirational Quotes On Design

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There are good days and there are days when you just can't get those creative juices flowing. Wether you're a rookie or a seasoned professional, every designer needs a little inspiration from time to time. Today's post features 18 inspiring quotes that are meant to get you back into the driver's seat, incase you're facing designer's block. Check them out below. … [Read more...]

These Superhero-Themed Alphabet Designs Are Pure Awesome

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'Superbet' is a superhero-themed alphabet series designed by Australia-based artist and illustrator Simon Koay. Each alphabet corresponds to the initial of a superhero and has been designed using elements from their costumes and weapons. Wonderful work by a talented artist. Check it out below. … [Read more...]

11 Fonts That Designers Love To Hate

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Every design project is unique and requires a typeface that matches the visual aesthetics and compliments the content. However, there are some typefaces that designers try to steer clear of, because they find them ugly, outdated or overused. … [Read more...]

LOL: 20 Lies Designers Tell Their Clients

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Regular readers and subscribers of Digital Synopsis know that we've always been pro-designers and anti-clients (the annoying ones). Today's post is an exception and consists of 20 funny lies that designers tell their clients. From "golden ratios" to "international recognition", if you're a designer, you must have used at least one of these inflated jargons in your professional … [Read more...]