Tag: design-principles

114 Why do some logos look dated? How does design age? 2013-05-09T10:40:42.160

38 How often is the Golden Ratio actually used in modern design? 2011-01-06T20:13:21.287

34 What technical/objective qualities do good logos have? 2011-01-04T21:47:44.533

29 What is meant by "busy"? 2011-01-06T06:49:48.507

29 What are the differences between vector graphics and raster graphics? 2011-01-06T17:40:57.347

29 Should in-house clients receive native files to make their own changes? 2011-08-15T17:13:13.440

28 What methods can I use to create balance and consistency between a group of differing logos? 2015-04-09T19:43:48.070

25 How to direct users eyes on a website 2011-01-07T22:23:24.417

24 How would I know how good of a designer I am? 2013-01-03T02:00:11.480

24 How or why do your eyes move away from a focal point to other elements? 2014-01-20T07:51:45.033

23 How do I choose a good cover photo for my website? 2015-04-08T21:11:36.837

22 What are common mistakes that you see in "professional" designs? 2011-05-13T19:34:17.543

22 Typesetting two spaces after the period 2011-05-21T02:12:38.207

20 Is it essential to type "WWW" when our design contains URL, or is it a matter of taste by now? 2015-06-17T23:06:22.087

18 Why do newspapers use multiple columns? 2011-09-06T02:59:08.117

18 Should a logo always work in black and white? 2017-02-26T10:40:33.100

16 Making a business card. Any advice? 2011-02-09T14:02:22.490

16 How do I figure out the right size font / text for a given read distance? 2014-02-11T14:32:47.273

15 How to draw attention to a specific area of a design? 2011-01-04T21:41:04.153

15 How to reinforce intuitive design decisions? 2014-04-25T13:26:30.590

13 Can you convert a neon RGB color to CMYK for printing? 2011-11-10T13:32:02.547

13 How can a design be balanced and yet have a focal point? 2012-08-28T17:51:08.513

13 How to balance dignity with a calculated risk of offensiveness / tastelessness? 2014-03-31T14:02:28.093

13 Why are circles used to draw a logo? 2014-12-16T05:52:19.443

12 How to avoid making icons and logos too minimal? 2015-12-14T10:05:53.960

11 What is the purpose of always locating/starting new chapters on odd pages? 2014-07-12T13:53:00.490

11 How to create flow and rhythm through composition 2016-04-07T22:34:27.433

11 Is it obsolete to use a mouse pointer icon in a logo of a company? 2016-09-19T15:31:20.027

10 Adobe Illustrator vs Adobe Indesign for brochures 2012-08-28T21:55:38.480

10 Graphic design beginner: How do you get to the point where a design is in your head? 2016-02-09T16:56:35.913

10 Is it appropriate to use lower quality design to make a product look cheap? 2016-08-01T19:13:03.027

9 What are some common mistakes that a designer can make when designing for web, and how can they be avoided? 2011-12-14T11:16:30.257

9 What are good general typeface principles based on target audience age? 2014-02-01T23:42:08.917

9 What are the key principles that effective designs share? 2014-04-28T02:24:09.557

9 How could I show hands that are race neutral? 2014-05-07T19:30:15.763

9 Are there considerable differences when designing for men or women? 2016-08-11T14:50:19.013

8 What benefit does proper balance add to a design? 2011-01-06T17:08:44.897

8 How Should One Modulate White Space? 2011-01-12T12:30:26.443

8 How important is the visual flow of an interface? 2011-01-14T22:58:38.073

8 Is there a trend away from left aligned web site designs? 2011-01-20T23:08:22.590

8 What makes a design professional? 2011-09-02T05:54:09.630

8 how to add one smart object in multiple files in photoshop? 2012-04-25T05:02:21.383

8 Seeking advice to improve the design of my minimalist calculator 2013-01-16T05:09:00.240

8 Have there been any attempts to improve the design of spreadsheets? 2014-04-18T01:53:57.170

8 Why color grade with limited green such as in Stranger Things? 2016-08-01T16:38:16.047

8 What makes certain arrangement of items look better than others? 2017-03-11T04:24:13.473

7 What are the traditional rules for drop shadow direction / light source? 2011-03-31T13:57:45.263

7 How can graphic design be more accessible for people with disabilities? 2013-02-04T21:54:52.513

7 What does an artist who wants to learn graphic design need to know? 2013-04-06T02:10:40.023

7 How do you call "Charte Graphique" in English? 2013-04-21T13:01:09.397

7 How do design trends originate? 2013-11-18T18:59:50.680

7 What techniques can be used to create a proper hierarchy of design elements? 2015-04-13T08:56:00.387

7 Design & OCD: Are there any exercises/methods to avoid over-analysis in a design project? 2015-10-23T15:25:08.377

7 Avoiding optical illusions in (icon) design 2017-07-03T14:12:04.570

6 Making an Effective Menu 2011-02-18T03:49:09.077

6 Is there a short authoritative reference of basic design rules and principles? 2011-07-08T06:16:15.570

6 What type of information should a logo display, or what makes a great logo? 2013-04-10T15:55:07.237

6 What should graphic designers consider when designing tattoos? 2013-07-07T12:24:23.490

6 White and black design style 2013-08-24T23:26:24.553

6 Studies about people's reactions to fonts and color schemes? 2014-04-13T22:16:39.267

6 Logo Sub Category Name or Logo Sub Brand Design 2015-06-24T11:33:58.037

6 Mythology/ancient mobile-design do's and don'ts? 2016-12-04T17:01:08.553

6 How do you validate your design? 2017-09-06T09:10:48.333

6 How do typefaces become taboo? 2017-10-24T18:55:01.963

5 Infographics smoothing and shadows : background or ressources ? 2011-02-03T08:47:32.403

5 Need help with logo design and its transparency 2011-07-17T09:27:04.533

5 What should be taken into consideration when designing a logo? 2011-09-06T09:49:19.293

5 Is there something like smashing magazine.com for the Print Industry? 2011-10-11T12:26:35.537

5 What is the best resolution to work at for Android devices? 2011-11-25T16:45:38.627

5 What are the web application design standards for for mobile phones? 2012-02-01T07:50:18.653

5 Designing and prototyping for iPad 2012-02-02T08:22:05.430

5 Graphic design/color compositions for waveform presentation 2012-02-10T15:08:05.907

5 What should a designer consider when deciding on the print size of promotional materials? 2013-08-31T18:24:37.330

5 How to make clickable areas stand out? 2013-10-30T10:01:51.400

5 Icon design etymology? 2014-04-04T12:19:06.457

5 What factors make a campaign go viral? 2014-04-07T08:46:03.663

5 Explaining your design choices: how can we both argue for "being consistent" and the opposite; "I spiced it up" (I e I was inconsistent) 2014-08-06T16:56:07.947

5 When designing for vehicle wraps, how do I align the baseline for type? 2015-05-07T14:51:14.543

5 How to choose a grid system for print 2016-01-11T21:27:28.923

5 Contextualized / Scoped tabs? 2016-02-01T17:29:39.500

5 CSS snap point design guidelines 2016-05-30T15:59:46.253

5 How do I make objects and text stand out over a busy photo background? 2017-07-13T23:22:48.093

5 How do you know where to put details into your illustration? 2017-07-26T12:56:05.547

5 Why do most of the color palette generating websites generate specifically 5 swatches in a color scheme? 2017-07-28T10:25:26.290

5 What's the meaning behind adding an underline to letters such as 'N', 'U', 'O', etc, in a logotype? 2017-07-28T12:22:48.443

4 What are the correct set of principles of Design ? 2011-01-05T15:57:20.163

4 Are there any specific composition rules for web design? 2011-01-24T14:31:12.040

4 What special requirements need to be considered for outdoor banners? 2011-02-14T04:38:38.103

4 How to improve my timeline graphic? 2011-07-12T02:58:15.607

4 Should the F-Pattern be considered in all designs? 2012-03-03T15:53:18.147

4 How can I use design to teach history to 8th graders? 2013-03-07T02:28:15.890

4 How do I decide how many columns to use in my grid? 2013-03-27T19:18:50.067

4 Make printed out messages look good 2014-09-05T15:11:34.237

4 Is there a thing such as "too good" of a design? 2016-09-06T18:44:19.673

4 Is it important for a catalog cover to be left with little copy? 2016-09-21T15:24:35.400

4 When to create a brand style guide? 2016-10-28T20:08:20.383

4 How can I ensure that my design works for colorblind people? 2017-07-23T01:33:40.723

3 What is corporate identity and what does it contain? 2011-08-20T04:37:32.417

3 Moodboards: how to use them in a workflow? 2011-11-25T16:00:09.447