adobe keyboard shortcuts guide
i use shortcuts while working in adobe illustrator constantly, and find that it's an incredible time saver! it makes things easier, quicker and more streamlined. however, it can be really hard to learn shortcuts for any new program (just put me working in photoshop and i'm lost!). that's why i really like these keyboard shortcut guides. you can use them to refer to, or set them as your desktop background to keep them handy at all times.
Learn When to Use JPEG, GIF, or PNG with This Graphic
When working with images, certain file formats may be better than others, depending on what your goals are. This infographic showcases the best uses for JPEG, GIF, and PNG file formats.
Cheat Sheet: Graphic Design Words Everyone Should Know (Infographic)
What's the difference between fonts and typography? Margins and padding? Check out this guide.
China’s first-ever tourism law—designed mostly to protect Chinese travelers—is now in effect
Tourism in China has grown at a breakneck pace in recent years—and so have reports of Chinese behaving badly overseas, with incidents including the defacing…
The Amazing Ways Color Can Alter Your Mind (Infographic)
Whether you’re a painter, a graphic designer, or just doing up your home, it’s essential to know the significance of various colors and the effect they have on our mind and moods. Here’s an interesting infographic by Vanessa Arbuthnott Fabrics that shows us what different colors represent, their effects, usability and more. Have something to add to this […]
Lost & Found
Joburg ad industry freelancers Jeff Tyser and Kerryn-Lee Maggs left all the clients and deadlines behind last year and went on an epic 5 month adventure around Southern Africa.
Design Annotator: Getting Lost in Design, Student Portfolio's and CI's •
This week I'm particularly in love with Ilse Moore's underwater photography - the complexity and style of her shots are incredible. Then also remember about Portfolio Night that's happening this week at McCann - check out this series of interviews with local creative directors. But first... What happens when two creative's decide to pack and go travel for 5 months? Jeff Tyser and Kerryn-Lee Maggs give us beautiful infographics from their travels across Southern Africa.