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15 Unbeatable Font Combinations That Can Boost the Aesthetics of Your Design Project (reblog)

There’s a saying in the field of designing that “the best designs are those which you don’t notice”. But how are you going to appreciate the aesthetics of a design if it does not stand out? If you want your audience to admire your work, you need to start working on something that is not just distinctly visible but also makes your audience take a pause and admire the efforts you have put in through your creative skills.

How to Create Custom Print Layouts in Lightroom Classic (Reblog with Free Downloadable Templates)

(Reblog - scottkelby.com) Happy Monday, everybody. I think I've got a good one for ya today (plus a free downloadable print template for you, too).

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 .

An image of a pencil.

Humble history of the pencil

I am feeling nostalgic for the humble pencil.  There is a comfort and warm familiarity whenever I pick one up (rarely these days).  Pencils are inexpensive, portable, simple to operate and the marks that they make are easy to erase.  Unlike other writing tools, they do not run out of ink or skip.

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Edward de Bono – quote

The mission for Dr Edward de Bono has to focus on thinking "as a learnable skill, like cooking or skiing."  Along the way, he has coined the phrase "lateral thinking." This is an intuitive, unorthodox and mental activity he contrasts with "vertical thinking", the logical step-by-step, problem-solving style familiar to the Western Cultural tradition.

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William Morris – beauty of practicality

William Morris Born March 24, 1834 Known for Wallpaper and textile design, fantasy fiction / medievalism, socialism Notable work Textile and typographic desgn "Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or beautiful." That was the rallying call of the nineteenth-century designer, William Morris, a British designer and social reformer.  … Continue reading William Morris – beauty of practicality

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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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Mood boards – get creative

Mood boards are design and marketing tools used extensively within the design industry to communicate information visually.

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Website Workflow for Bailey Street Design

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