Graphic Design Basics

When you’re just getting started in graphic design in can be tough to know what to focus on first, so we created this section to provide helpful information about graphic design basics. Look here for articles about color in design, layout design, graphic design software, designing logos, graphic design illustration and graphic design fonts. On the rest of, you’ll find information about creativity in design, design business, design jobs and design resources and technology. (You can also find a list of design schools.)

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5 Public Speaking Tips for Designers

Let’s face it: Most of us spend all day behind our desks, so when the opportunity comes along to speak up on our design—or a design topic—it can be a bit intimidating. But perhaps giving that TED talk is easier than you think.