PLUS: HOW APPLE, FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, AND MORE TECH-WORLD HEAVYWEIGHTS DESCRIBE THEIR DESIGN JOBS.
// This article was originally posted via Fastcodedsign.com and written by Lo Min Ming, creator of Pixelapse. //
Design is a rather broad and vague term. When someone says "I'm a designer," it is not immediately clear what they actually do day to day. There are a number of different responsibilities encompassed by the umbrella term designer.
This is a shared post from the weekly blog of Rick Friedman, a Boston-based photojournalist who travels around the US and UK teaching his unique style of photo-lighting in his 'Location Lighting Workshops'.
Rick was recently here in our wonderful state of Colorado, running two instances of his Location Lighting Workshop. He had the opportunity to visit one of the world's most superior photo-light creators, Chimera Lighting,
(This article is a re-post from the Huffington Post Online Blog by their awesome correspondent, Courtney Seiter ).
The currency of social media is the share.
We all want to be the go-to person with the latest news, the most intriguing viral content, or the best hidden gems followers wouldn't have found otherwise.
Some people just have a knack for finding and crafting the perfect share.
I recently completed the Web Design In-Depth Intensive at Boulder Digital Arts
Instructor Brian Shaffer
"Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.'”
“That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'" ~ Paul McCartney
And of course, they wrote and played stunningly brilliant music. And made a fortune doing so.
“But what’s that got to do with running a successful software company, yoga franchise or financial advisory
It's been stated that: Good typography is invisible. Bad typography is everywhere (a quote that has been immortalized in a rather infamous poster created by the English designer, Craig Ward ).
It's no lie but the truth is still a little unfair. Why? Because good typography is difficult. It's always got too much going on, it's confusing, time-consuming and when the rules are more or less just guidelines, it can lead
We came across the following article on The Huffington Post Blog and just HAD to share it with our readers. Enjoy!
Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways.
Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most
Some things change so gradually we hardly notice a difference from year to year. Not so with the digital world! Tech culture evolves constantly -- innovations happen so fast and so frequently that it's nearly impossible to stay ahead of the curve.
Case in point: social media's explosion into the marketing landscape last year. In 2014, whether you're a graphic designer looking for work or
Taking this class, I wasn't expecting much as I had previously had a full semester of Digital Design.
With that being said, I came out of this class much more knowledgeable in Adobe Photoshop than I was before.
Wes Price was able to fit the basics and beyond in this 8 hour, hands-on course. I was glad he spent some time on the "pen-tool"because it is
The one thing they don't teach you in art school is how to make a living off your art. So believe me, when Zach and I started BDA 10 years ago we had no clue what were doing in a "business"-sense, as I'm a filmmaker and he's a web developer! We were winging it, and it was fun. We had no expectations, so everything that happened