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Are good video game graphics important?

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The importance of graphics in video games is debatable. Some may consider them not important at all, some say they are secondary and some say they are what caries video games. If the story is good and gameplay is good, games don’t need good graphics. But is that true? History First of all let’s take […]

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Minimalism in design

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The trend that seem to strongly persist in design fields the past few years is a minimalist and clean approach or what I like to call the Apple trend. Apple are among the most recognizable companies that produce consumer products and realize that less is more and have set the standard for almost a decade […]

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Preparing documents for print

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Preparing a document for print before sending in your designs can save you a lot of money, time and work in the long run. So in this article we’ll take a look at what you have to do to prepare your artwork for professional print. What software to use depends on what you want to […]

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Is comic sans really a bad font?

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Is Comic Sans really a bad font? That’s what most designers think anyway. My opinion is a bit mixed. Let’s take a look when Comic Sans came about. In 1995 Microsoft launched one of its biggest failures – Microsoft BOB. It was basically an operating system that used different rooms as its GUI (graphic user […]

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Poster design

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If you are a somewhat competent artist, designing a good poster really comes down just to the idea. There are some set rules to follow when designing a poster but most of them are the same basic set of rules that you follow when painting. A poster is a visual presentation of information. It’s purpose […]

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Curriculum vitae design

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This post is aimed directly at creating a CV for a designer. If you are not a designer, this post is not for you. The point of a CV is to get all your personal information across, while also incorporating you skill, work experience and personality. Graphic designers and artists have an edge over other […]

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Creative business card design

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Last time I was writing about good business card design and stated that a creative idea can go a long way and make the customer remember you more. To be more specific I used this card as a good example. But sometimes you see business cards that take it a step further and challenge conventions […]

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Business card design

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A business card may be an old trope but business schools still teach the students how to properly hand over a business card. Heck, I didn’t know there were set rules about how to hand over a card until a friend of mine informed me about it. Like, what hand you have to use to […]