This newly released course from Justin Seeley, author and Adobe Certified Expert, teaches designers how to get started with Adobe Illustrator by learning the essential techniques and fundamentals of the software. Seeley walks designers through the core concepts of setting up documents for web and mobile application designs as well as how to use artboards for responsive layouts. Designers will explore the basic and advanced tools necessary for working with color palettes and swatches, layers, shapes and symbols, various... CONTINUE READING
Dave Gorum is the creative director and co-founder of Carbonmade, an online portfolio service that helps creative folks show off their work. The idea came about over the 2005 Christmas holiday when Dave and his coding partner Jason Nelson set about solving the problem of managing the unwieldy monster that was Dave’s ever-growing portfolio. A week of hacking and the first version of the app was born. Slowly, the word got out and now Carbonmade is home to over... CONTINUE READING
THIS AMAZING EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT! November 12–14, 2012 San Francisco, California Use the code AEAGDC to receive a $75 discount off the last show of the year An Event Apart is to take place this November in San Francisco, California. It will be 3 days full of Design, Code and Content with 12 great speakers and sessions. Whilst the first two days will be the conference, the third day will be a full-day workshop on Designing for... CONTINUE READING
New York City ٠ October 22-24, 2012 Simply use promo code GraphicD10 in the promotion code box during registration to receive a 10% discount Future of Web Design returns to New York City in 2012 for the best of the best in web design. This world-class conference kicks off with Paull Young, Director of Digital Engagement at charity:water, a non-profit bringing clean and safe drinking water to developing nations. After that FOWD breaks out into two separate tracks featuring... CONTINUE READING
Denise Bosler is a graphic designer, illustrator and professor of communication design at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. A self-professed designastrator, she creates award-winning design and illustration work for a wide variety of clients. Denise has focused her design work on print collateral, product packaging and identity development in both print and digital projects. She is the author of Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design. When Denise is out of her studio and not... CONTINUE READING
Want to be part of graphicdesign.com student council in conjunction with creativeinterns.com? We are taking applications for members to participate. If you are serious about wanting to kickstart your creative career then this is the opportunity for you… If interested, email Julia (julia at graphicdesign dot com) and marc (marc at creativeinterns dot com) for a phone interview. Please email us with your resume and tell us a little bit about yourself! What is the role or purpose of... CONTINUE READING
Use Promo Code: DESIGNSF Save $50 on HOW Interactive Design Conference Registration! Washington DC ٠ September 27 – 29, 2012 (It was a GREAT Success!) San Francisco CA ٠ October 29 – 31, 2012 Many of you will have read graphicdesign.com’s coverage of HOW Design Live which took place in June. Nicole Spiegel-Gotsch attended the event and from the write-up it truly sounded like an amazing conference to have attended. GraphicDesign.com also covered HOW Interactive in Washington D.C. which... CONTINUE READING
On Monday July 9th GraphicDesign.com had a gathering in New York City. We would like to thank all those who attended. It was fantastic to meet some of our writers, advisory board and partners in person. The evening took place at the Liberty NYC where everyone enjoyed (well I hope they did!) wine, beer and food! It was great to see everyone chatting to each other and in some cases make new acquaintances/friends. Hopefully we will be able to... CONTINUE READING
Denise Bosler is a professor of communication design at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. She is an accomplished graphic designer and illustrator specializing in strategic branding, identity, custom typography and packaging. GraphicDesign.com had the pleasure of asking Denise some questions about her new book “Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design“. For eight years now Denise has been teaching typography and graphic design classes at Kutztown University and it seems that by generating her own... CONTINUE READING
Q&A with Austin McGhie, president of the Strategy Group at Sterling Brands and author of the newly released, BRAND is a Four Letter Word. Q. What has been the biggest shift in marketing in recent times? A. This one’s easy. The biggest shift in marketing has been the biggest shift in our lives in general: the Internet. Not that many years ago, marketing was understood to be a fairly one-way process. You tried to hammer home your messages and... CONTINUE READING
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