Take a step-by-step tour of Photoshop’s Puppet Warp tool and how it can fit into a creative workflow in endless ways.
Blog Posts - graphic design
I am told on a regular basis by a client or coworker that they are “not creative” as a way to casually dismiss the ideas they have come to me with. It is true that not all ideas work when it gets down to the nitty-gritty of design (i.e. Craft), but the process of sifting through your mental history to conjure an idea is creativity whether you realize it or not.
Do you think InDesign is the perfect page layout tool? Well, I do too. But I’m digging deep to find 5 things that could use a tune-up to make it even more perfect-er!
The average agency can be a hectic place, with multiple teams working on everything from media plans, social media posts, creative strategies, website builds, to page layouts. A Traffic Manager ensures that all work from the account service team flows efficiently to the creative and production departments, then back to the account service team and out for an agency’s clients to review (and hopefully love).
Learn the difference between “place” and “paste into” and how your work in InDesign can become cleaner, simpler, and more effective.
Here’s a short list of some of the mostly commonly confused terms designers find themselves explaining to non-designers.
We’ll be going over GREP Find and Replace and GREP styles in InDesign and how you can use them to take control of text with automatic styling. Understanding this power function within paragraph styles can push your mastery of text styling into the realm of wizardry.
With increasing efforts to go paperless, forms for almost anything can easily be turned into interactive PDFs. Whether you start with a form made with a number of applications (Word, Excel, InDesign) or a scanned paper form, Adobe Acrobat can turn it into a useable PDF form.
There’s nothing more exciting to a designer than being given the chance to create or recreate a brand, and all that comes with it: from the logomark and logotype to the brand voice, design hallmarks, grids, font families, and colors. It’s a rare opportunity to mold a brand from the ground up and to create a personality that fits a company’s beliefs and values.