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Web Designer - Defining the internet through beautiful design CREATING A DESIGN for a website that successfully represents the subject matter or business in question is more than chance. When we embark on a new web design project it’s always very tempting to jump straight into creating visual mockups, defining navigation placement and colour schemes. This can work occasionally, and definitely adds a freshness to the final design, but as an approach it’s full of risks. Examples of Work June, 2015 Packaging Jon Brooks May, 2015 Website Essem Design May, 2015 Packaging Vasas flora och fauna April, 2015 Identity Sing a Song Fighter March, 2015 Book Martin Ålund February, 2015 Identity Adisgladis January, 2015 Book Patrik Karlström December, 2014 Identity Record Mania November, 2014 Graphics .SE October, 2014 Poster Voice September, 2014 Identity Hotel Koster August, 2014 Publication Essem Design July, 2014 Identity Studio Källbom June, 2014 Identity Essem Design April, 2014 Identity Polyester February, 2014 Poster More Than Human February, 2014 Poster Malin Hellkvist Sellén January, 2014 Packaging Essem Design December, 2013 Publication Kjell Strandqvist November, 2013 Identity Minna Palmqvist October, 2013 Book Hans Isaksson September, 2013 Poster Children Toy Foundation

Illustration by numbers: an in-depth guide to creating infographics - Feature Data is all around us – and savvy designers are transforming it into jaw-dropping images that also tell a story. Alice Ross charts their progress We’re in the middle of an information revolution: everywhere around us, mountains of data are being generated, and governments and organisations are increasingly releasing huge datasets, covering everything from weather patterns to spending data for us to pore over. And just as journalists have become specialists in mining these huge releases for stories covering subjects from MPs expenses to what local councils are spending their funds on, a select few designers have applied their imagination and talent to translating data into crisp and fascinating graphics, becoming experts in data visualisation and infographics.

Print As you know, I love wood ! And I have good news, as some new wood letters will be available soon ! Until then, here comes a selection of projects turning around wood ! Fields notes “Shelterwood” Edition KYD Buro by Pavel Emelyanov 55 Examples of Beautifully Integrated Social Media Links in Web Design I believe that everybody already understands the importance of social media, and incorporating it into a web design. To get the attention of your viewers to your social media links you need to use both strategy and good taste. To design a good call-to-action social media icon/link you need to think about its positioning, its color, approach, style, size, everything. You also need to keep in mind that you want to get the attention of your viewers to the social side of your website without distracting from what’s important, such as the content.

Design Studio Look Addict Identity Wake Up in Every Cup Dan Stiles Interview For the latest Grain Edit interview, we head to the beautiful Pacific Northwest city of Portland, Oregon. While Portland is known for it’s drizzly rain, recent influx of people, and amazing food cart scene, it is also the home of many talented designers. We here at Grain Edit had the chance to visit PDX and catch up with one of it’s very accomplished residents, Dan Stiles. Dan is a long time designer and contributor to the contemporary gig poster scene. His work is always very fresh, energetic, engaging and fun. Glitchy3bitDither This is a utility to mutilate images in unpredictable ways. It can randomly choose between algorithms, and many algorithms randomly mutate themselves. You can choose different encodings, effects, and emulate several glitch techniques, resulting in aleatoric new images and hidden configurations. Check out some curated images at This runs completely client-side, using the FileReader and canvas APIs, your image isn't being uploaded to any server. If you have a decent browser, this should work.

Signing on the dotted line... I often get email requests regarding my graphic design contract. First of all, I refer to mine as a "project agreement" - the term sounds a bit friendlier than "contract," but still shows that I mean business. I have found that my agreement has become a great "pre-qualifier" of clients. When sending out one of my promotional packets to potential clients I always include a copy of the document. All Work Skip to main content All Work Ladies & Gentlemen Print, Branding The Wedding Belle

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