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25 Epic Design Tips for Non-Designers. Get your graphic design game-face on with these inspiring tips.

25 Epic Design Tips for Non-Designers

Whether you’re a creating graphics for social media or designing an invitation for an upcoming event, the application of graphic design is vast and versatile. From font pairing and scale, to alignment and white space, the facets of the design world are complex. Let these 26 epic design tips help you through the pits and the peaks of the creative process. Click on the ‘remix this design’ link throughout the post to create your own designs. 01. Remix this design When selecting a typeface or font for headings, subtitles and body text, use easy to read fonts for simple and effective graphic design. 02. Apply scale to type, shapes or compositional features that need proportionate emphasis. 03. Use letter spacing to fill dead space, aligning text, or condense words that take up too much space. 04. Choose a color scheme that has 1-3 primary colors and an additional 1-3 secondary colors that contrast and complement each other. Design For Non-Designers - The Art of Ass-Kicking.

I recently sent an email to some peers at my fellowship about “Design Resources” which got some positive responses.

Design For Non-Designers - The Art of Ass-Kicking

I decided to expand on those thoughts and thus this blog post was born. Hope you find it handy and if you are a professional designer, please help me correct my inevitable inaccuracies. Photo Credit: NathanaelB via Compfight cc Everyone does design work, so let’s get better at it I’m not a designer. And yet. If you have ever participated in the creation of something that humans would use, read, or otherwise interact with, then you have done design work. As a non-des- I mean amateur designer – I’m either the worst person, or the best person to be writing an article about helping other amateur designers improve their craft. But anyway, it’s my blog so I’ll do what I want. Above All Else, Remember Your Audience and Your Purpose Who is your user/audience and what do you want them to do?

This is the most important question you can ask when designing something. Constructeur de sites web Weebly : Créer un site gratuit, magasin ou votre Blog. Make a Copyright U-Turn. Make a Copyright U-Turn and Other Audacious Statements about Copyright and Educational Fair Use Pennsylvania School Librarians Association journal, Learning and Media Doug Johnson September 2008 First image above is the standared FBI warning preceding commercial videos.

Make a Copyright U-Turn

Image below is from Eric Faden’s “A Fair(y) Use Tale” at Media Education Foundation < Few subjects engender more disagreement and confusion than intellectual property, copyright, and digital rights management. I am not alone. How we teach copyright and other intellectual property issues is overdue for an overhaul in our schools. 1. As information professionals, we have as great an obligation to see that staff and students get as full access and use of copyrighted materials as possible, as we do in helping make sure they respect copyright laws.

We also need to teach the concepts and tests of Fair Use. All teachers need to understand every special right given to them as educators. Morguefile free photographs for commercial use. Free Photos for Education. Home - Death to the Stock Photo. CC Search. Abraham lincoln.