Perhaps more than any other designer in the 20th century, Paul Rand was responsible for defining the visual culture in America in the decades following World War II – and how we think about corporate logos today.
March 8th is the ninety-ninth annual International Women’s Day. In celebration and respect, we’re showcasing 6 of graphic design’s leading ladies. These designers come from different eras and and have divergent styles, yet they all have one thing in common — their work has been highly influential on visual culture.
YouTube creators have never had it tougher. Yet, the opportunity to create video content has never been greater.
No matter what industry you’re in, having a portfolio website is going to help you get hired. Building an online presence lets you showcase what you’ve worked on, what you’re capable of and provides contact information for people to get in touch with you.
Are you a business owner wanting to take control of your website or web app? A web designer or developer looking to maximize productivity? A theme author interested in creating a popular product range? Or are you a web agency keen on stamping your unique brand on your work?
As a creative professional do people sometimes find it hard to comprehend what you actually do?
Even though clients might have a hard time differentiating the roles of people working in the web industry, there’s often a chasm that forms between design and development teams. Sometimes compared to the relationship between architects and building engineers, web designers and developers can find it difficult to stay on the same page. Both parties might think that the other doesn’t understand where they’re coming from, that the developer isn’t paying attention to detail and that the designer is only caring about making things look pretty.
Even if you’ve never visited Pinterest, you might recognize its design elements. When the hugely popular visual bookmarking site burst online in 2011, its grid-style design was like nothing else at the time and continues to inspire WordPress theme layouts today.
Dee Teal (@thewebprincess) is passionate about all things WordPress. She started out solo freelancing from home and has since moved into project management for a remote development agency. She actively contributes to the WordPress community by organising and speaking at WordCamps and meetups, and supports other community members in their similar efforts as a WP Community Deputy.
2017 was the year people got serious about video. Our After Effects templates library certainly reflects this. Over the course of the last twelve months, we’ve seen a huge emphasis on onscreen text, catering to the growing audience who watch videos without sound. We’ve had templates that push the boundaries of excess, whose main objective is to be eye-poppingly bright to command attention.
Let’s face it, 2017 will go down as a pretty polarizing year. For most, it was either a year that left them feeling fulfilled and hopeful about the world, or it left them shook to their emotional core.
You might have heard the terms ‘motion graphics’ and ‘motion graphic design’ but, if you’re like me, you might have had a hard time working out exactly what they mean.
What does that mean? If you’re a designer, marketer or creative who downloads a lot of digital products, like photography, illustrations, icons, patterns, backgrounds, themes and plugins, then you probably fork out a lot of money to buy these things.
Every day, people create things using products from ThemeKeeper. From websites for small businesses to music videos for massive artists like Kanye West, our marketplaces serve a wide variety of customers.