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Resources & Blog: Graphic Design Fundamentals

Tips to Improve Your Online Job Search

Tips to Improve Your Online Job Search Today, almost all job postings are offered online. Job sites like Indeed or Monster are well organized for both you and the hiring managers to be able to efficiently communicate, schedule interviews, and more. However, the ease of finding jobs today can make finding the right jobs overwhelming. It can also mean competing with hundreds of other candidates who can apply at the click of a button. Here’s how to strategize your online job search to find jobs that are right for you, avoid stress,...

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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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Photoshop vs. Canva

Photoshop vs. Canva Adobe Photoshop vs. Canva. Which is Better? You don’t have to be a skilled graphic designer to find yourself pondering this question. In fact, with the growing demand for graphics in the digital world, especially on social media, many people outside of the graphic design world are trying to up their digital marketing game by incorporating visual designs into their strategy. If you’re contemplating whether you should use Adobe Photoshop vs. Canva for your graphic design needs, take a look at...

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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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Summer Side-hustles

Summer Side-hustles Top Five Side-hustles to Start Making You Money this Summer Sunny skies, afternoon rain showers, long hikes through the mountains, and late night campfires with friends…summer is upon us, and boy are we excited! With the days growing longer, summertime offers the perfect opportunity to dive into your summer side-hustling potential. Take the time to earn the cash you need to take your dream vacation or spend it all in one place, we don’t judge. Summer side-hustles are a thing, and we...

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