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Five Essential Graphic Design Trends for 2020

Five Essential Graphic Design Trends for 2020 At the dawn of this new decade, we’re seeing graphic design trends shifting toward a more natural and reserved feeling, away from the bold colors of the past decade. Stay ahead of the curve and check out these five graphic design trends for 2020! 2020 Graphic Design Trends 1. Muted Color Palettes In 2019, we saw bright, bold, and vivid colors. In 2020, the graphic design trend is moving toward muted color palettes.  What are muted colors? Muted colors are vivid colors that have had their...

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Creating a Graphic Design Portfolio

Creating a Graphic Design Portfolio A graphic design portfolio is vital for proving your graphic design skills and for attracting the attention of more employers, recruiters, and clients. “Simply put, a graphic design portfolio can establish your legitimacy as a designer worth hiring.” No pressure, right? The good news is that creating your graphic design portfolio is easy and, depending on the platform you choose, can also be free. Let’s take a look at some tips and tricks for creating your very own graphic design portfolio....

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The ABCs of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

The ABCs of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign Adobe’s Creative Suite (CS) products have been around a long time – the first commercial CS program, Illustrator 88 (logo above), launched in 1986. Technology has come a long way since rat-tails, cassette tapes, and New Kids on the Block were in style. Like the New Kids, Adobe CS has grown with the times. Today, there are over 15 CS programs, offering tools for digital media, print, video, multimedia and more to create anything from basic graphic designs to the avant-garde. Most people use two...

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Benefits of Excellent Design

Benefits of Excellent Design Learn the Benefits of Excellent Design to Help Your Business Get Noticed In today’s fast-paced, digital world, graphics and imagery are more important than ever. Having a basic understanding of Graphic Design is a great way to upskill your resume and improve your business’ digital marketing. To succeed as a graphic designer in today’s competitive job market, you need to be comfortable and proficient with common graphic design software. The Adobe Creative Suite is the industry standard in...

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Revive your Career: Get Certified

Revive your Career: Get Certified To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein There comes a time in life when you have challenges in your career. It could be technology has changed, and you need to learn new skills.  Perhaps you are seeking a way to increase your paycheck. Maybe you are in search of a new career altogether. If you are like most people, the need to learn and grow with the pace of society is critical to succeed professionally. In today’s...

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Adobe Authorized Training Center

Adobe Authorized Training Center Digital Workshop Center (DWC), headquartered in Fort Collins, has been offering graphic design, web design, video editing, and digital marketing classes for students of all skill levels for the past ten years.  Today, DWC has been certified as the first Adobe Authorized Training Center in Northern Colorado and only the second in the state. In addition, certification by Adobe requires that all Adobe instructors at DWC are now Adobe Certified Experts.  DWC and their staff has been working...

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