People are visual beings, and the easiest way to get their attention is by stimulating the visual senses. That is why it is a rare case to find an advertisement or magazine article with no photos. An image can say more words than an article it is placed next to; it will easily cross any cultural and language barriers while texts can sometimes struggle to do so. Here is what you should know about using photographs in your design.
One thing that both the owner and visitor of a website have in common is that they want the website to load as fast as possible. Often, websites take a while to fully load because of a very simple reason, it’s full of large images. An easy way to resolve this issue is to do image compression. Here are some plugins to help you with that
Layout and composition are two different terms, but they work together harmoniously. The composition is something crucial in any art form whether it is design, painting, music, photography, you name it. It refers to the elements that make up a certain design/piece of artwork. The layout is the organization of those elements, the way they are laid out and arranged. Keep on reading to learn more!
Typography is something all of us have heard about, but not all know for what exactly it stands for. It is the act or process of working with letterforms, better known as typefaces, arranging them visually in space, or also designing a new type. Here are some typography basics you should know about!
Color Theory & Psychology is the second article in the Ultimate Graphic and Web Design Basics Guide. It was meant for those looking to get their career started as designers, but also for those that are interested in the design process. Within the following series of the nine articles, and two “bonus tips” articles, we will cover everything you need to know to get started!
Like its name, graphic design is made up of two things, graphics, and design. To be able to understand what graphic design is, we should first know what the things making up the graphic design are. Graphics is a visual art, and something made using imagination and expression. Visual elements make up graphics, and they serve as the building blocks of design. Design is planning the look and function of something before it is actually made.