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SketchChair by Diatom Studio

SketchChair by Diatom Studio

Graphic Design Essentials to Build Good Lookin’ eLearning While a great eLearning design can act as a tonic and engage the learner at an optimum level, a bad eLearning design can lull the learners to sleep. That's right, how your learners perceive the instructional content is more often than not dependent on the design element. Learners ignore cluttered and boring design. They gravitate, instead, to one that’s aesthetically pleasing. If you are new to design, or looking to brush up on eLearning design best-practices, this post is for you! 1. As we've mentioned in previous posts, good typography enhances readability, encourages information processing, creates a visual hierarchy, and even engages readers' emotions. While choosing fonts, you should focus on: Setting a limited font palette that is clean and fuss-free. Know the style of the main typefaces: 2. The color palette that you choose can be a really tiresome task but at the end of it, you should ensure that the chosen color enhances and clarifies the entire look and feel. 3. Here's an example:

UCalgary Badges 10 Commandments of Type and Color Articles, Infographic, Resources June 19, 2014 Here’s 2 really clever infographic featuring the 10 Commandments of Type and Color. It’s always good to have a steady foundations and some basic principles for your graphic design work! While not absolute rules, these infographics created by the lovely DesignMantic are very good guidelines to ensure that your work has a sense of aesthetics and that you can express the message the clearly. You can view the inforgraphic by clicking on the image! If you love typography as much as we do – you can check out last week’s segment of Typography Thursday – where we covered this really cool series of Isometric Type by Jing Zhang. Author: Julya Buhain Julya leads the double life of being a graphic designer and a writer.

LOL Colors - Curated color palette inspiration LolColors Curated color palette inspiration. In need of a total site redesign, ground-up build, or other extensive design work? Check out our various lists of the top web design companies for an objective look at the best web design agencies around. Looking for help with marketing as well? Sorting and "liking" color palettes is temporarily disabled while we're expanding this resource. Other free tools: #a5dff9#ef5285#60c5ba#feee7d2110 #d6ecfa#f15c5c#b84a39#6f3826703 #f9c00c#00b9f1#7200da#f9320c889 #fab1ce#f349eb#f100e5#71226e388 #fab1ce#ffbbd6#f199bc#99f19e415 #f6ea8c#f26d5b#c03546#492540721 #a3a1a1#e3dede#8b8687#3330301020 #282c37#9baec8#d9e1e8#2b90d92716 #a3c9c7#cb7575#ef9e9f#353848823 #a5d296#8283a7#54546c#404146519 #ff7473#ffc952#47b8e0#34314c7210 #e1eef6#ff5f2e#fcbe32#004e663598 #f94e3f#e77e4d#e3632d#6f2108396 #fffff5#ffda8e#80d4f6#5c196b454 #7f9eb2#77919d#dae9f4#274c5e686 #ff7761#fdc23e#f9a11b#274555785 #fff1b9#5e5e5f#3f4040#272625393 #eb9f9f#f1bbba#f8ecc9#a79c8e947 #ede574#f9d423#fc913a#ff4e50533

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