Creative Graphic Design: Learning Design, Typography & Graphics

by Fred Showker

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If Facebook Had Designers

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Do you ever wonder who actually designs Facebook? Have you ever wondered if they even have graphic designers at all? Have you ever seen any number of their changes which have no design rationalle at all?
      Fred Nerby, from Melbourne, Australia, works with Message Creative and has posted this message : "A conceptional and systematic design approach encouraging user behaviour and a greater control of data within a responsive grid. "
READ THIS REPORT Full story : behance.net/gallery/Facebook-New-Look-Concept
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Lots and lots of portraits on DeviantArt.com . . .

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Lots and lots of portraits on DeviantArt . . . some good, some not so good, but I really enjoy browsing them.
      When you arrive at this link, look for a tiny link near the top that says "Go to first result " . . . that will bring you the whole scroll ... then keep hitting "More" at the bottom
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Portraits on Devient
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Portfolio Help from Adobe CS6

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Experienced graphic designers are wondering if they should move to an iPad portfolio instead of their traditional printed portfolio.
      Jody P. says : If you use InDesign you can build your own iPad version with minimal expense. I'd say it would be completely worth it. This tut may help or point you in another direction...
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Creating an InDesign Portfolio for print, PDF, and the iPad
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What did you miss in the last GO Creative Tidbits?

JOIN the creative experience! We'd like to hear from you! On the Facebook page, you'll find the gallery "Art is where you find it" -- you can contribute art there. Or, let DTG visit your site -- we'd love to have you contribute there and become part of DTG!

And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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