With the advent of the Internet it has become easier than ever to steal, copy, or pirate another’s work. Because of this, it is more important than ever to have increased copyright knowledge and protection. And, since designers work almost solely [...]
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Today’s marketplace demands that designers be versatile enough to create an integrated print and web media campaign. This is easier said than done, however, as the differences between designing for these two media are extensive, however, and each presents its [...]
Customer Service is very important when working with design clients. It can mean the difference between a one-and-done client and a client who brings numerous referrals for years to come. Utilize these 5 tips and techniques in your design business to build trust, impress your clients and reap the benefits.
If you’re a web designer, you’ve probably fired up Photoshop once or twice (or ten thousand times). Saving time in your workflow should always be a goal because time is money, right? Check out these 6 great tips for saving time in Photoshop and start churning out projects more efficiently.
A listing of some of the best posts and tutorials from the first year of Visual Swirl. A great reading list for those looking to kill some time and a great first stop for those who’ve just stumbled across the site. Enjoy!
New Years is a time for people to make resolutions they won’t keep. Instead, why not take this time to spruce up your design business and make some simple, yet lasting changes. I’m calling these small changes, refreshes. Take a short break from designing to work on these refreshes and make New Years a time for actual change.
An often unrecognized tool in a designers arsenal, a high quality digital camera can provide benefits for the designer willing to take the time to use it. This post looks at 5 reasons why designers should not only own a great camera, but use one.
Visual Swirl and Emma Looney are proud to present the eighth installment of your Desktop Wallpaper Calendars for 2010. August‚Äôs calendar is another beautiful example of the work of graphic designer, Emma Looney. Keep reading for a little insight from Emma about this month‚Äôs design.