Prototyping An App’s Design From Photoshop To Adobe XD

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(This is a sponsored article.) Designing mobile apps means going through different stages: pre-planning, visual concepts, designing, prototyping, development. After defining your project, you need to test how it will work before you begin to develop it.This stage is captured by prototyping. Prototyping allows designers to get a feel for the functionality and flow of … Continue reading Prototyping An App’s Design From Photoshop To Adobe XD

Diversity Avatars: 30 Free Icons

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Description & details Here we have a nice collection of 30 free icons that capture the beauty and diversity of people and cultures around the world. All icons were crafted with great attention to details and come in multiple sizes and formats. If you enjoy this free sample, be sure to check out the full collection of Diversity Avatars. Format: … Continue reading Diversity Avatars: 30 Free Icons

Hand Holding Business Cards Mockup

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Say hello to this new business cards in hand mockup PSD that is well suited to showcase your business cards. To add your own card designs, all you need to do is replace your own designs in the smart layers and save. Time to get creative with your business card designs now! File Format: .PSD … Continue reading Hand Holding Business Cards Mockup

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Netiquette – it is not life and death but it still matters

Netiquette is a colloquial portmanteau of the words network and the internet; it is an informal word implying the rules of correct, acceptable and polite behaviour online. Netiquette is the manual exercise and regulation of our online society.Email, social media and communicating online has been around long enough that one would think that most people would be adept at this form of communication.

How To Improve Your Instagram or Facebook Feed With These 5 Simple Tips

These days, photography is both attacked and loved in almost equal proportions. We live in a time where the democratization of photography - thanks to digitization - has strongly impacted the number of images available on social networks.

How To Improve Your Instagram or Facebook Feed With These 5 Simple Tips

These days, photography is both attacked and loved in almost equal proportions. We live in a time where the democratization of photography - thanks to digitization - has strongly impacted the number of images available on social networks.

Lufthansa presents a new brand design (reblog)

LUFTHANSA revealed last Feb. 7 its new, modernized brand image to customers and employees at two major events at the Frankfurt and Munich hubs. The most visible change is the new aircraft livery. In front of more than 3,000 guests in Frankfurt and Munich, Lufthansa officially presented a Boeing 747-8 and an Airbus A321 with the new design.

Good Graphic Design is Critical to Solidifying Your Brand’s Image (reblog)

You have probably heard the saying ‘a picture conveys a thousand words.' You can use this concept to promote the brand image of the products or services you are offering to sell to the public via an eye-catching graphic design of your organization’s logo .

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Bailey Street Design visual design excellence

Visual design is at work everywhere around us.  It gives shapes and form to the books we read, the posters we see and the road signs that we pass on the streets.

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Visual design tip – line containers used to highlight and contain text

I maintain a digital visual diary in which most days I try to spend some time looking a visual design technique used in all types of medium.  I have a subscription to Press Reader which allows me to access hundreds of magazines from around the world.  Any design elements that I like I take screenshots and snippets from magazines or websites that I visit.

Photoshop - Using Adobe Bridge

Photoshop – Using Adobe Bridge

When you are hunting around for particular images in your stash of image files, Adobe Bridge is your new best friend. It helps save time with features that organise files so that you can actually search and find the files that you require.

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Website Workflow for Bailey Street Design

Project: Website for Akora Group. Example of production workflow for Bailey Street Design

Speed Tunnel

Why it is important to optimise your website?

A website that takes a long time to load is a ‘Sick’ website. It is more difficult to solve this issue if you’re website is not built the first time correctly. Your web designer needs to have solutions that will optimise your website for speedy loading times. Optimal web performance today is no longer optional … Continue reading Why it is important to optimise your website?

Call to Action

A Call to Action: How to Make it Work

  A small business website should always have a call-to-action to convert visitors into customers.  It is important to lead the visitor into to taking the next step with you.  Make sure you add a call-to-action button to each of your most important pages, whether that means the About Us page, services page, FAQ's, or … Continue reading A Call to Action: How to Make it Work

5 Tips for Creativity

While everyone is born with an inexhaustible well of creativity, many of us lose the ability to use this gift because we no longer practice it.  Exceptionally creative individuals are not necessarily smarter in fact research suggests that they do not score higher on intelligence tests.  Creative adults are curious, energetic, spontaneous, independent, individualistic and uninhibited. … Continue reading 5 Tips for Creativity

Visual Trends 2017: These are this year’s must-know colour, design …

Digital Arts Online Visual Trends 2017: These are this year's must-know colour, design ... Digital Arts Online Discover 2017's most important trends across in the creative discipline you work in – and in other areas that you should look to for inspiration – in our in-depth ... and more » Source: Visual Trends 2017: These … Continue reading Visual Trends 2017: These are this year’s must-know colour, design …