8 Popular Productivity Apps For Designers in 2018

Are you spending lots of time juggling meetings, project deadlines, and the like? If yes, then eventually you’ll begin to feel that your working life is not supposed to be like that. This can be true for both teams and enterprising freelancers. Source: 8 Popular Productivity Apps For Designers in 2018

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How to Create a Vintage Portrait Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be Creating Some of our greatest inspiration can come from learning about the past. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a realistic vintage portrait in the old Victorian style. We'll fabricate the entire scene from scratch by using a few stocks to establish depth of field as well as an … Continue reading How to Create a Vintage Portrait Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

The Best Prototyping Tools for 2018

Can’t decide on the best prototyping tools? We researched the top 7 prototyping tools to uncover their best use. When evaluating a prototyping tool, consider the following criteria: Fidelity: How powerful is the tool for visual and interaction design? Consistency: What features ensure design consistency in your work? Accuracy: Do the elements you’re working with … Continue reading The Best Prototyping Tools for 2018

Bezier curve the maths of the “Pen Tool”

The Bezier Curve is the mathematics behind the "Pen Tool" a graphic designer's primary drawing tool. A Bezier Curve is a curved line in which its shape is defined by a mathematical equation.  They are used in vector applications such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as InDesign and Quark Express. It consists of two anchor points and levers that control the angle at which the curves leaves the end points.  Without Bezier curves it would be almost impossible to produce the multitude of unique and beautiful designs.

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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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Website Workflow for Bailey Street Design

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

5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017

Huffington Post 5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017 Huffington Post Venngage is a graphic design software that is completely free to start. There are hundreds of professionally designed templates to choose from and the drag-and-drop interface makes the entire creation process very simple. Source: 5 Free Graphic Design Tools … Continue reading 5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017