How to get a job in design after graduation (and what you definitely mustn't do)

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Graduation always brings a mix of emotions. Mainly of joy and excitement to be entering the working world, but also a little anticipation of what happens next and perhaps a little sadness that you'll be saying goodbye to another chapter of your life.

The definition of brand loyalty and how to build it


That’s the qualitative definition, of course. The quantitative definition of brand loyalty may vary depending on your company, products, and audience behaviors. There are plenty of guides out there for growing your audience and gaining a bunch of shiny, new customers. But even as you’re building your following, it’s important to remember to nurture the customers you already have and generate brand loyalty. Think about the Pareto Principle, also known as the 80/20 rule.

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What is Creativity?

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When talking about creativity, it has become common to associate it with art, creative writing, and music. Although this idea is partly correct, limiting it to only these three areas is certainly erroneous.

Branding for Food Trucks: The Definitive Guide

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Image courtesy of Mobile Cuisine. Deciding how to brand your food truck may be the most important decision you’ll face as a food-on-the-go entrepreneur. A well-branded truck can draw attention to your business all day, every day, everywhere it goes. Follow our food truck branding guide and your truck will race ahead of your competition. Here is…. Brand Identity Graphic Design Growing a Business Small Business Marketing Startup Marketing

Facebook Messenger Chatbot Marketing: The Definitive Guide (2018)

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The post Facebook Messenger Chatbot Marketing: The Definitive Guide (2018) appeared first on crowdspring Blog. This is a comprehensive guide to Facebook Messenger Marketing using chatbots. We know that the idea of using a chatbot can be a little intimidating, especially for startups and small businesses. But the truth is that chatbots can improve marketing and make marketers’ lives easier.

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The Definitive Guide to Creating a Compelling Visual Brand for Your Restaurant in 2020

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How to Start a Successful Clothing Brand or Clothing Line From Scratch: The Definitive Guide (2019). The Definitive Guide to Creating a Compelling Visual Brand for Your Restaurant in 2020. Facebook Messenger Chatbot Marketing: The Definitive Guide (2019). If you’re opening or operating a restaurant, then you’re probably pretty passionate about food. But, are you passionate about your brand? If you want to succeed, you’re going to have to be.

How to Become a Brainstorming Genius

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Why is it important to be able to brainstorm effectively? Well, brainstorming is the foundation for all creative and innovative ideas.

4 Reasons Why Graphic Design Is So Important In Business

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Blog Colour Graphics definition of graphic design flyers GD USA GDUSA GDUSA Blog Graphic Design USA Guerilla advertising Guerrilla Advertising Guerrilla Agency printing flyers The Guerrilla Agency why is graphic design importantWhy is graphic design important to businesses? Here are four reasons.

One Size Fits All? Definitely Not in Task-Oriented Design for Mobile & Ubiquitous UX

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In the 1980s and ‘90s, our technology-loving civilization rode the wave of Personal Computing – one computer per person. As computers became smaller and less expensive to produce, every worker—or indeed, every person—could have one at his/her disposal.

Interior Design: What Makes it So Important?

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The interior design relates not just to the physical appearance of the house but also to how it played a decisive role in its functionality.

10 Ways To Juice Up Your Creativity

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I strongly believe that every one has the ability to create; if you feel you lack in the area of creativity in this blog post I cover 10 ways that can dramatically boost your creativity.

5 Kinds of Image File Formats (And Their Use)

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An image is an image, right? Wrong. Your image can have more letters after its file name than someone who’s spent years in higher education.

Follow These 14 Rules to Design a Great Logo

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From McDonald’s Golden Arches to Nike’s swoosh, the world’s largest brands take good care of their logos. For many of us, the iconic logos instantly connect our minds to a product or service without the need to check its name.…

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Understanding Different Image Formats and Their Proper Use

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An image is an image, right? Wrong. Your image can have more letters after its file name than someone who’s spent years in higher education.

Design Studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro Departs Definition While Re/defining Space as Site


The post Design Studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro Departs Definition While Re/defining Space as Site appeared first on Trendland Online Magazine Curating the Web since 2006. If you have operated in New York City since the new millennium or been made aware of the cities new developments since the dawn of the image sharing ether, it would be nearly impossible to have not heard of Diller Scofidio + Renfro.

30 Gorgeous Examples of Korean Graphic Design

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There’s something absolutely fascinating about the Korean culture. It has taken over the entire world, with Korean pop stars, Korean makeup, Korean fashion, and everything else Korean dominating the scene everywhere you look.

What Is Communication Design? Everything You Need to Know 


The communication design definition, put more simply, would be utilizing visuals that strategically express information. For communication designers, this can become the foundation for how they think about visuals and is, then, the real definition of what they do. Resources Shillington communication design communication design definition communication designer communications design what is communication design Graphic Design visual communication

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How Bullet Journaling Will Change Your Life (Methods and Best Practices)

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What Is A Bullet Journal? A Bullet Journal is an analog system that was created by a New York-based designer, Ryder Carroll, to help people coordinate their lives into a streamlined system.

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650+ Light Leaks That Will Add a Retro Feel To Your Images

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What Is A Light Leak? A light leak refers to a gap or hole in the bodywork of an optical instrument, such as a camera, which allows light to penetrate (leak through) the usually light-tight chamber.

What is Leading in Typography?


Resources Shillington Typography leading definition typography leading in typography leading typography what is leading in typographyIn graphic design, quite a few decisions happen behind the scenes that clients may not grasp the importance of, yet have a huge effect on the outcome of a design. When it comes to typography, it is the attention to detail that makes a difference in how readable and legible that piece of typography is.

Damn Good Advice on Spec Work

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Spec work has become an option for many who want their creative requirements done without too much… Design Performance Success advice spec work certification in graphic design no spec spec work definition spec work for job interview spec work graphic design spec work portfolio spec work video speculative workThere is an ongoing trend or practice in the designing industry these days that border on unethical and acceptable where creativity is concerned.

How to Make an Effective Business Signage in 6 Steps

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Does your business even exist if you don’t have signage? For the vast majority of people and potential clients probably not. Having signage that embodies the philosophy and ideas behind your business is nowadays a must.

What Is Kerning? Everything You Need To Know


A Definition. Limiting your kerning definition as only spacing left and right is, therefore, a nearsighted viewpoint. . Resources Typography Graphic Design Kerning kerning definition kerning typography letter kerning type typography what is kerningPutting the finishing touches on a graphic design project calls for a keen eye. But you already know this, because perfectionism is just a part of the job!

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40 Free Color Scheme and Palette Apps (Massive Guide)

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Color selection is a stage in a design process that requires both smart thinking and gut feeling. In today’s digital era, you can have as many colors and color combinations as you like.

30 Amusing Stories of Clients From Hell

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Everybody has at least one client horror story, especially if you’re a designer or developer. Dealing with imbecile clients who just don’t understand the hard work and time it takes to create a beautiful design takes guts.

Redesigning Your Website? Here Are 4 Critical Elements Your Web Design Agency Needs to Nail

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If you have an existing business and need a website redesign or a new concept in mind that you need help designing a site around, you’ll want to work with a web design agency who can deliver on the fundamentals.…

The Importance of Cross-Browser Testing in Web Design

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As a web designer or developer, it’s best to work on website projects that can be supported by multiple browsers.

After 20 years in the industry, photographer Elise Dumontet questions the real meaning of beauty

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Having cemented her place in the beauty photography industry, Elise explores the definition of beautiful.

Great Content Planning Results In A Great Website

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Many articles have been written explaining how you must design interfaces, graphics and how to deal with clients.

Animator Inger Bierma on finding a sense of freedom through her graduate film, Blanket

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A graduate from Minerva Art Academy, it took Inger a little while to find her home in animation, but she’s definitely getting settled now. Features

Andra Badea's question mark cuties explore our current uncertainties

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Andra's style definitely lends well to icons and eye candy for kids; she's even given it her own name. "I "When will I find work?" "Is Is it a good time to buy a home?" "Is Is it safe to travel?" Should our kids go to school?".

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Monotype launches the redesign of the iconic Futura, the only font on the moon

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It is the definitive Modern typeface and has defined geometric-sans for 90 years. Since its original design in 1927, Futura has given expression to the Bauhaus movement, has been to the moon and helped some of the world's most iconic brands "just do it" and "give you wings".

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Hiroshi Sato's latest paintings show a quieter San Francisco as more people avoid the city during Covid-19

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There's a definite Hopper influence here, as though we've been transported to the 1930s, although the paintings are inspired by current events.

Gretel and Knoll reinvent the furniture catalogue as a high-end magazine

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For mass-market retailer Argos: the answer is a definitive yes, it's officially replacing its publication after 48 years in favour of in-store digital screens. Is the printed catalogue on its way out?

Design News: 15th of June 2020

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We should learn from successful people and try to understand what made they them successful (with your definition of success, of course). The interesting news of the past week if you are a graphic designer, web designer, product designer, or pretty much anyone that has an interest in design. The 7 Habits of Exceptionally Creative People. Great advice that will truly help and that destroys some myths around creativity. Read on Medium. What Every Product Designer Should Do in 2020.

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How to Advertise on Facebook Marketplace: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guides


Facebook, one of the top social networking sites, is definitely the biggest platform you can get if you seek to boost engagement using the advertisement. In today’s post, I’m going to show you how to advertise on Facebook Marketplace. At its most simple level, Facebook — like other social media tools — allows individuals to […]. Inspiration

1000+ Illustrations, Patterns & Elements To Help You Design COVID19 Projects

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As an artist, designer, or marketer, you are most definitely searching for ways to better express this reality. 2020 is all about social distancing and staying at home. If you have been searching for the best corona vector, it’s time you stopped.

Happiness is Easy: Rainbow-coloured oil paintings of woven animals by Ewa Pro?czuk-Kuziak

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Still, there is no single definition and that's the beauty of it. Contemporary artist Ewa Pro?czuk-Kuziak czuk-Kuziak is telling us that happiness is an achievable state in her latest rainbow-coloured series of oil paintings that combine still life, nature and fantasy. With intensely saturated colours and a whole dose of contrast, her works in Happiness is Easy feature vibrant animals that are made of materials as if woven out of thread and decorative fabrics.

How to Advertise on Facebook Marketplace: Beginner’s Guides


Facebook, one of the top social networking sites, is definitely the biggest platform you can get if you seek to boost engagement using the advertisement. In today’s post, I’m going to show you how to advertise on Facebook Marketplace. At its most simple level, Facebook — like other social media tools — allows individuals to […]. Inspiration

Very Rare Baby South Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher Photographed For The First Time Ever

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And while we definitely have, that doesn’t mean that we aren’t making new discoveries all the time or increasing our understanding of old discoveries once thought lost.