Five Font Trends

Handwritten type – encompasses both printing and cursive styles and is separate from formal calligraphy or typeface.Brush Up font  |  Ondise font  |  Goodfy font  |  Barber Shop font Google Fonts – interactive directory of free hosted application programming interfaces for web fonts.Open Sans font  |  Roboto font  |  Oswald font Flat Design type – places a clear emphasis on simplicity, minimalism, and intelligibility.Metros font  |  Marianina font  |  Burne …

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Why Designers Fail

Here is a list of quick notes on why designers fail at the task presented to them. Refrain from doing these things and you will be a success. No Ambition – Success takes a long time. No Plan – You’ve got to have a plan to not fail. No Point of View – Find your …

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Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheets

I’m excited to present Photoshop and Illustrator keyboard shortcut cheat sheets for Adobe CS6 from ZeroLag. They designed it specifically with graphic designers in mind. They also provided code below the graphics so you can share it on your blog to help improve the productivity of fellow graphic designers. There are printer-friendly versions that fit perfectly on letter-size …

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15 Tips for Self Promotion

I hope you enjoy these tips on self promotion in the design field. Do something different – Dream up some caper that isn’t on this list and put it into action with characteristic flair. Talk to (real) people – Don’t just talk to designers, talk to everyone and anyone. Stay in touch – Exchanging favors is what makes the world go …

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