45 T-Shirts That Graphic And Web Designers Will Love

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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...]

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...]

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 However, there are some typefaces that designers try to steer clear of, because they find them ugly, outdated or overused.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...]

How Humans React To Different Colors

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Did you know that green is used for night vision goggles because the human eye is most sensitive to, and able to recognise most shades of that color? People are often more productive in rooms painted blue. Pink makes us crave sugar. Red increases enthusiasm. Grey represents non-involvement, giving it a formal authority. … [Read more...]

JPEG, GIF or PNG? Which File Format Should You Use When Saving Images

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When saving images for web, it's crucial to know which file format to use - JPEG, GIF or PNG? Using the wrong format makes images blurry, increases file size and page loading time, which not only affects user experience but is bad for SEO as well. This handy infographic by WhoIsHostingThis.com acts as an excellent reference guide when it comes to selecting the right format … [Read more...]

15 Funny Confessions From Graphic And Web Designers; Which One Can You Relate To?

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Be honest, have you ever used Comic Sans in your designs? Or a copyrighted image from Google Images? Do you really like the 'flat design' trend that's taken over every interface these days? How often do you actually kern? Creative Market has come up with a series of 15 typographic posters filled with funny confessions from designers who want take a load off their chest. Check … [Read more...]

LOL: 9 Things Clients Say When They Don’t Want To Pay For Work

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Mumbai-based creative agency Pixel Fox Studios has come up with a hilarious series of typography posters that show the stuff clients say when they don't want to pay full (or any) price for creative work. If you've been in the business long enough, we bet you've come across at least one of these phrases. If you're just venturing into the industry, think of these as a heads up. … [Read more...]

50 Funny Comics And Images That Web Designers And Developers Will Relate To

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Few weeks back, we shared 27 funny posters and charts that graphic designers will relate to. The post was a huge hit with over 1 million views and 100,000 likes so far. Most of our readers wanted us to do a web designer/developer version of the same. Which is why today's post for our web-savvy friends is almost double the size of the previous one. Check out these 50 funny … [Read more...]

34 CSS Puns That’ll Make You Laugh, Even If You Aren’t A Web Designer

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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a stylesheet language that defines how the content on a web page is to be displayed with colors, borders, fonts, backgrounds etc. Inspired by this Reddit thread, today's post showcases 34 CSS puns that'll put a smile on every web designer's face. The interesting bit is that even if you have no clue about the technicalities, you'll still … [Read more...]

How A Web Design Goes Straight To Hell

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Old but gold. A few years back, renowned cartoonist Matthew Inman (a.k.a. founder of The Oatmeal) came up with this epic comic strip that shows how idiotic clients drive web designers nuts with horrible feedback that makes their website look like crap. The sequence of events is hilariously depicted with footnotes from the author's actual experiences. Check it out below if you … [Read more...]

27 Funny Posters And Charts That Graphic Designers Will Relate To

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We at DS come across a lot of memes, comics and artworks that offer a hilarious look into the life and mind of a graphic designer. So we thought, why not collate a few good ones into one cool post? Who knows, it might even drive some sense into an unreasonable client and make him/her change his/her attitude? Wishful thinking, we guess. Enough talk, check them out below. … [Read more...]