Digital Synopsis https://digitalsynopsis.com Design, Advertising & Creative Inspiration Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:39:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 5 Trendy Google Font Combinations For Your Next Design Project https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/trendy-google-font-combinations/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/trendy-google-font-combinations/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:40:50 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31906

In our previous posts, we’ve shared some great Google Font combinations and free font collections that you can use in your designs. If you’re looking for some more trendy and modern pairings of Google Fonts, have a look at this compilation from digital product company Great Simple Studio. They’ve also created a series of mockups to offer […]

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How Your Brain “Sees” A Logo, According To Science https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/how-your-brain-sees-a-logo/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/how-your-brain-sees-a-logo/#respond Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:46:28 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31882

When it comes to consumer behaviour, logos play an important psychological role in influencing decision making, especially when there is lack of time or information. It takes just 400 milliseconds for our brain to recognize a logo and trigger a response based on our preferences and previous experiences with the brand. Brands that we like […]

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18 Ads With Brilliant Art Direction And Post Production In The Last One Year https://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/creative-art-direction-post-production-ads/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/creative-art-direction-post-production-ads/#respond Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:00:52 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31837

Over the last one year, we’ve seen some fine examples of art direction and post production in print advertising. Here’s a recap of the best ones. Click images to view high-res versions. 1. World For All: Pet Adoption   2. Lego: Build The Future   3. JBL: Noise-cancelling Headphones   4. Der Tagesspiegel: Trump   […]

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8 Photoshop Tips And Tricks For Faster Work https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/adobe-photoshop-tips-tricks-shortcuts/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/adobe-photoshop-tips-tricks-shortcuts/#respond Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:33:09 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31827

When working with multiple layers in Photoshop, it’s possible to instantly view a single layer on its own by holding down Alt and clicking on the eye icon of the layer in the Layers panel. Also, to instantly select layer contents, hold Cmd while clicking on the layer thumbnail. Academy Class has come up with […]

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29 Beautiful Lion Logos For Design Inspiration https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/creative-lion-logo-design/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/creative-lion-logo-design/#respond Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:40:25 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31782

The lion symbolizes strength, courage, and leadership. It is one of the most widely used symbols of power and royalty since ancient times. Today, lion symbols are used on national flags and as logos for sports teams, luxury brands, hotels, automobile manufacturers, financial institutions, and more. In today’s post, we’ve collated a few inspiring examples […]

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Funny WhatsApp Conversations Between Clients And Designers https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/client-designer-whatsapp-conversations/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/client-designer-whatsapp-conversations/#respond Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:51:04 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31758

Conventional wisdom says that you should avoid work-related conversations with a client on WhatsApp. All professional communication should take place via email. Not only does that avoid confusion and unaccountability, but it also saves you from the headache of having an unreasonable client breathing down your neck with a message every five minutes. On that […]

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Top Web Design Trends For 2018 https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/web-design-trends-2018/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/web-design-trends-2018/#respond Sat, 06 Jan 2018 14:16:36 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31745

Currently, there are 8.4 billion connected devices in the world and this number will grow to a whopping 50 billion by 2020. In this ever-changing digital landscape, effective web design is as important as the quality of your content. 94% of all online users stop trusting websites with a degraded web design. It is also […]

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39 Things You Didn’t Know About The World’s Favourite Brands https://digitalsynopsis.com/buzz/things-you-didnt-know-about-famous-brands/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/buzz/things-you-didnt-know-about-famous-brands/#respond Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:46:52 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31723

Did you know that the founder of Fedex, Frederick Smith, saved the company by taking its last $5000 and turning it into $32,000 in a Las Vegas casino. Apple’s iPad retina display is manufactured by their leading competitor, Samsung. Facebook is mostly blue because Mark Zuckerberg is red-green colourblind. Lamborghini used to make farm equipment. […]

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Top Graphic Design Trends For 2018 https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/digital-graphic-design-trends-2018/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/digital-graphic-design-trends-2018/#respond Wed, 03 Jan 2018 15:52:00 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31692

With each passing year, we see new trends emerging in the world of design and old ones fading out. 2018 is all about visual contrast with the use of bright colors, gradients, and bold typography. Duotone effects and double exposure images will remain prominent across design mediums. Expect to see more implementation of isometric design, […]

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A’ Design Award Releases Rankings Of Countries That Have Won The Most Design Titles https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/world-design-rankings/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/world-design-rankings/#respond Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:59:45 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31651

The World Design Rankings (WDR) have released the current ranking of countries based on the number of designers that have won the A’ Design Awards. The countries are represented by the participating designer’s nationality and the rankings are based on the current aggregated scores of participants between 2010 and 2017. The United States tops the […]

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How To Successfully Present Logo Designs To Clients https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/how-to-present-logo-designs-to-clients/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/how-to-present-logo-designs-to-clients/#respond Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:02:21 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31515

How do you show logo designs to clients? Do you just email multiple options and let them choose the one they like? Do your clients ask for excessive revisions? Do they often change their minds after you show your designs? If the logo is the product, the presentation is the packaging. In this video, Ben Burns, […]

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Designer Brilliantly Explains Why The New F1 Logo Is A Success, Despite What Everyone’s Saying https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/formula-one-logo-review/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/formula-one-logo-review/#respond Sun, 17 Dec 2017 16:03:26 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31492

Is the new Formula One logo good or bad? Award-winning designer Chris Do reviews the new F1 logo with an in-depth look at its history, design brief, application, and reasons for change. He also discusses why it’s important to view logo launches and rebrands from a business point of view rather than just aesthetics. Watch […]

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12 Visual Hierarchy Principles Every Designer Should Know https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/visual-hierarchy-graphic-design-principles/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/visual-hierarchy-graphic-design-principles/#respond Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:43:02 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31472

Visual hierarchy is the arrangement and presentation of design elements in order of their importance. It influences the order in which the human eye perceives the information that is being displayed. A simple example would be a business card – the name of the organisation is usually the most prominent element, followed by the name […]

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Funny Agency Memes That Designers And Creatives Will Relate To https://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/funny-agency-life-creative-designer-copywriter-memes/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/funny-agency-life-creative-designer-copywriter-memes/#respond Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:43:26 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31417

You know the feeling when a client asks you why the button in your mock-up JPG isn’t working. Or when the account manager tries to brief you on a Friday at 6 PM. How about the mornings when your creative director walks in with a constipated look on his/her face and you know he/she’s going […]

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17 Memes Every Graphic Designer Will Relate To https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/funny-memes-for-graphic-designers/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/funny-memes-for-graphic-designers/#respond Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:26:19 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31373

Having a long day at work? Boss giving you a hard time? Client being a prick? Then indulge in some meme therapy and brighten up your day. Memes stimulate the release of endorphins in your brain, which reduces stress levels and makes you forget about work problems and deadline-related anxiety. In a study of more […]

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This Ukrainian Artist’s Photoshop Skills Will Blow Your Mind https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/photoshop-composition-manipulation-master-skills/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/photoshop-composition-manipulation-master-skills/#respond Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:29:41 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31339

Ukrainian digital artist Viktoria Solidarnyh is a Photoshop wizard who has mastered the art of photo manipulation and composition. She combines multiple images (that look like they won’t blend together) into one surreal, dream-like visual that doesn’t look like a composite. Viktoria takes 3 to 5 days to create one artwork. She uses Photoshop, Lightroom, […]

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Amazing Typographic Portraits Of Celebrities Made Using Their Movie Titles And Lyrics https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/typographic-portraits-of-celebrities/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/typographic-portraits-of-celebrities/#respond Sun, 03 Dec 2017 15:33:33 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31287

Sean Williams is a Canadian illustrator and creative director known for his typographic portraits of musicians, actors, and pop culture influencers. Each type design is hand illustrated and uses text from the celebrity’s movie titles, song lyrics, or famous quotes, to create a recognizable face of that person. The list includes Audrey Hepburn, Beyonce, Bob […]

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Designers Share Valuable Advice They Would Give To Their Younger Selves If They Could Go Back In Time https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/graphic-design-advice-to-young-designer/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/graphic-design-advice-to-young-designer/#respond Sat, 02 Dec 2017 14:53:43 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31266

If you could go back in time and give advice about the graphic design profession to your younger self, what would it be? Redditor Chrisbscotland asked this question in r/graphic_design and here are some of the best replies. 1. Comment from discussion If you could go back in time and tell yourself as a young […]

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Telecom Company Transforms Human Voices Into Unique Chocolates For Loved Ones https://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/ntt-docomo-voice-chocolate/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/ntt-docomo-voice-chocolate/#respond Thu, 30 Nov 2017 21:19:24 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31232

In the last 15 years, voice communication traffic has fallen by approximately 50%, primarily due to the impact of messaging apps. NTT Docomo, Japan’s largest mobile phone operator, wanted to remind people of the emotional importance of voice communication in any relationship. The Idea Each voice is unique to that person, which is why it […]

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Photoshop’s New ‘Select Subject’ Tool Lets You Select People And Objects In Just One Click https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/adobe-photoshop-select-subject-tool/ https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/adobe-photoshop-select-subject-tool/#respond Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:18:14 +0000 https://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=31222

To select people or objects from an image in Photoshop, designers use either the Pen Tool, the Quick Select tool, the Magic Wand, or the Lasso tool. All of these require a certain level of effort. To simplify workflows for Photoshop users, Adobe is working on a new tool called ‘Select Subject’ that lets you […]

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