Author: sanker

11 Unsubscribe Page Best Practices and Examples

How do you build great relationships with your customers? Ideally you would want to get to know your subscribers so you can tailor emails specifically for them. But if your user finds themselves on this page, then there is a good chance that you didn’t spend enough time understanding their wants and pain points. People don’t really want to be bombarded with emails and information they don’t really... »

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 – New Features and Enhancements

Adobe Photoshop is now offering an amazing set of enhancements and new features with its new release. When you launch the software, you are met with a home screen that lists a set of tutorials and presets that will help guide you through each step of your design process. Other additional features include advanced content aware fill tool, frame tool for easy image making, new multiple undo modes an... »

Micro and Macro Typography in Web Design

Typography can be divided into two areas – macro and micro typography. The relevance of typography on a web page cannot be stressed enough. It is important to consider its nuances and use it in a way to enhance the overall readability and legibility of a web page. Before crafting a page, it is important to understand the difference between micro and macro typography. This will help the desig... »

UI vs UX Design: Side-by-Side Comparison

User experience design (UI design) quite simply stands for what it is – the whole experience of the user. It is a collection of interactions between the user and the company, its services, and products. In comparison, UX design measures or identifies the pain points of the user and uses this information to build a rough prototype to test these ideas from where the information is validated. U... »

A Systematic Guide to Building a UI Design System

Developing and maintaining a UI design library/system for your product will help the user intuitively navigate through your web page. This systematic approach to building an interface library will bring in a visual and functional consistency to the overall design. This, in essence, helps brand your UI/UX and creates a sense of trust for the user. In this article, we will be exploring how to develo... »

How Visual Design Affects Sales and Marketing

As graphic designers, we have to communicate the brand’s message across to its consumers. There are many ways to do this – banners, postcards, stationery design, logos, mascots, brochures, and information packs are a few nameable mediums. To create an effective design, you have to understand the nuances of the sales message and use this information to create a visual design that is abl... »

First Year of Design – What Should Be in Your Portfolio?

When you are starting out your career in the creative industry, it is important to showcase work that not only shows your talent and technical skills as a designer but also emphasizes your thought process and who you are as a person. A good portfolio often tells a story about design and your relationship with it. Employers come across a variety of portfolios on a daily basis, how are you going to ... »

10 Creative Ways to Make Flyer Design Stand Out

Flyers are a great and easy way to promote your business. A well-designed flyer can grab the users attention and hold it long enough for them to act on it. It is an important part of marketing strategy and when done well can bring in immediate sales and brand recognition. For a flyer to stand out in a crowded marketplace, it has to be well designed— this would mean that the designer has to be skil... »

Growing Your Business as a Freelance Designer

As a freelance designer, you don’t get a job – you have to make one. It is a challenge to build your personal brand and stand out in a crowded internet marketplace. Here are some ways designers can find freelance clients and build their personal brand on the side. Online portfolio You should be able to showcase your work as a designer. Building a professional online portfolio is the fi... »

16 Books Every Graphic Designer Should Read

As graphic designers, we are constantly looking to learn and refine our skill sets. The wealth of inspiration and knowledge that can be found in a good book is usually incomparable to the readily available content on the internet. Whether you are an established design professional or a beginner who is looking to learn new skills, we recommend this list of 12 inspiring graphic design books to fuel ... »

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