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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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Typography for Marketing

Typography for Marketing Typography for Marketing 101 Let’s talk about fonts. There is an art and a science behind typography for marketing, and it’s very important to understand the concepts in order to create a design that speaks both visually and verbally to your audience. According to HubSpot, the design of a typeface, the width of the strokes and the presence of a serif affect the way that we perceive a message. How cool is that? But what does this mean? What is Typography for Marketing? If you’re new to the...

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Intro to Design Fundamentals Resources

Intro to Design Fundamentals Resources Intro to Design Fundamentals Videos & Links Design Fundamentals Resources Elements and Principles of Design https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=losbYfihiN4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKOq3Dhcqig Rule of Thirds and Golden Mean The magic of Fibonacci numbers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tAZe6pP-FM Nature by Numbers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aB_KstBiou4 Typography Design and Discovery:  https://www.ted.com/talks/david_carson_on_design Color Theory Videos Color Wheel:...

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