Category Archives Graphic Design

Graphic Design Archives

In this category you will find general articles, professional tutorials and handy tools & resources covering all aspects of graphic design.

Sub-Categories:
Graphic Inspiration / Illustrator / Logo Design / Photoshop / Typography / Vector

Managing Your Time with Freelance and Personal Design Projects

Providing your services as a freelancer is hard work. It will require a lot of your time, patience, and gratitude towards your customers. Set aside the fact you’ll be slaving away on many projects just to pay bills, all the while often ignoring your own creative project ideas. The most important skill any freelance web designer can master is time…

50 Illustrated Desktop, iPad and iPhone Wallpapers

Your desktop wallpaper probably says a lot about who you are. It could be your ideal holiday destination, a beautiful picture that you’ve taken or your beloved family members. Your desktop wallpaper can represent that whimsical side of yourself that just wants to break free at work, it could be the inner grafitti artist in you or it could be…

Existing vs. New Clients – Who Should Get the Bigger Share of Your Attention?

Many business owners, nowadays, are of the view that when you understand your client, you have them hooked up with your product of service forever. However, in my views, knowing you client is only half the work done. The other half is in serving the client according to their needs and giving them their due attention. Giving attention to your…

Home Office Tips – Eliminating Distractions When Working From Home

If you’re new to working from home, you’re probably discovering that the distractions are constant. Sure, you had people randomly approaching your desk to inquire about things in the office and other such nuisances, but you knew that with your boss watching, you had to snap back to it quickly and at least appear to be working. At home, there’s…

Grunge Toolbox for Web Designers

Grunge websites are a common web design style that can add emotion and depth of character to a website. Some of the most common elements include dirty textures, torn edges, aged paper, and handwritten text. Often, the color palette of grunge includes muted colors that are mostly neutrals. And contrary to popular belief, a design does not have to be…

Promoting Your Freelance Design Business with Social Media

With the many privatized design agencies it’s common to see freelancers growing in numbers. Illustrators and digital artists are among the most prominent with freelance graphics and design work. It requires a skilled artisan to juggle project works with freelance time management and business ethics. Marketing is possibly one of the biggest considerations when first launching your own business. Whether…

38 Watercolor Photoshop Brush Sets

Watercolor effect is one of the most popular design styles in both web and graphic design. Using various combinations of pastel and neutral colors, this subtle technique gives designers the ability to give a natural, fresh and spring-like feel to their designs. In this roundup we have put together 950 watercolor Photoshop brushes to help you create your own watercolor-styled…