Craft Photoshop Text Effect Tutorial

In this text effect tutorial Enrique Flouret shows us how to create a Craft photoshop font style reminiscent of a Wired Magazine headline introduced on the September 2008 issue. Although the effect is a bit different, all credit should be given to Mario Hugo.

Here´s the finished Papercraft Text Effect. Try it with different fonts and with different colors. Post your results on the comments section at the end of this article.

Craft Text Effect Final Image

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10 Reasons to not Date a Designer

Here are ten reasons why you should not date a designer.

  1. They analyze everything…
  2. They know who did everything design…
  3. Nothing can be normal…
  4. They are never “actually” there…
  5.  They constantly talk about other designers…
  6.  They can’t stop tinkering…
  7. They can’t stop buying “cool” stuff…
  8. They are impossible to buy gifts for…
  9.  Everything has to look great. Always…
  10. They have to dress the part…

How to Hire Designers

There has been a fantastic response to the post on the Dribbblisation of Design, many people agreeing with the premise and adding to it, some disagreeing and offering counter points. I want to respond to people’s commentary, explain the original motivation for the post which wasn’t about Dribbble specifically, and talk about how we hire designers.

  1. Know what type of designer you need.
  2. Experience matters but education is a secondary concern.
  3. Review previous work and talk about your brand.
  4. Have a diverse hiring team.
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