Graphic Design Weekly Newsletter
Graphic Design Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

What is the proper term for printed book sides?

In german we call it »Schnittverzierungen«. There are different kinds of them, the most common one is »Farbschnitt«, where all sides are colored. Here are some examples: Source Source

print-design terminology  
asked by Afterlame 6 votes
answered by AAGD 6 votes

How should a graphic pattern be packaged and sold as a digital download?

I've learned how to make a seamless digital pattern and since then I've been practicing. I feel like I could possibly sell these patterns but I am not sure how I should go about selling my patterns. ...

how-to graphics patterns designers  
asked by Christina 4 votes
answered by Rishab.Ag 0 votes

Export multi page pdf with gimp

I understand that it may be possible using imageMagicks: convert image.mng out.pdf however is there a gimp way of doing this? I also saw this script/plugin which uses convert: ...

asked by jm_____ 4 votes

Does the inDesign working space apply to placed images as well as text and lines

I just about understand color-management in the context of a single image file in Photoshop but unclear how it works when creating a multiple component item such as inDesign document. If I specify ...

adobe-indesign color-profile  
asked by Paul Taylor 3 votes
answered by Justin Putney 0 votes

What are the differences between Gill Sans Nova and Gill Sans MT?

Gill Sans Nova was released by MonoType recently, and is already proving rather popular (possibly related to the attention-grabbing 75% discount on the complete set...). Gill Sans has always been a ...

fonts typography  
asked by user568458 3 votes
answered by ssssaaaa 5 votes

Illustrator timelapse

I was wondering how to make illustrator workflow time lapse ? (e.g. Something like this). Right now I just take screen shot after each step and then stitch together. It is very time consuming and ...

adobe-illustrator workflow video  
asked by Dexter 3 votes
answered by joojaa 2 votes

Merging 3 different-Not Crossing Shapes into 1 Path

I m trying to merge 3 letters into 1 path. Their paths simply not touching or crossing each other. So, basically it means, 3 different positioned shapes for merge. Is it possible? And the reason ...

text path mask  
asked by Grego 3 votes
answered by Vincent 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How to create vector graphics In Photoshop CS6

I know people prefer using CorelDraw or Adobe Illustrator, but I want to know if there is a technique I can follow to use Adobe Photoshop CS6 to make vector Images.

adobe-photoshop vector graphics  
asked by Chandan 4 votes
answered by Scott 11 votes

What is wrong with Comic Sans?

There's a great TEDxExeter talk by a colleague of mine, Simon Peyton-Jones, about the recent advances in the English lower school 'computer science' curriculum. Like all of his slide decks he uses ...

fonts typefaces  
asked by dumbledad 168 votes
answered by Brendan 149 votes

Can you answer these?

Can anyone tell me what font this is, it is a hotel sign in Lanzarote

I have tried looking at various on-line font finders but no luck. I have used the usual and tried cutting the image down but nothing recognises it. I have tried with WhatTheFont, Identifont and What ...

asked by LenR 1 vote

Using 'Batch Rename' and 'Photoshop Actions' to put a prefix on 'Save as' files

I'll try to make this as clear as possible. I'll add mock filenames to try and make it easier to follow. The images I'm working with are for design prints that I sell locally. I am currently ...

asked by Luke 2 votes

Why are images with proPhotoRGB profile not displaying colours in inDesign correctly

I have been experimenting with exporting images from Lightroom 6 using a variety of rgb and cmyk profiles as both jpegs and tif (8bit and 16 bit). The images all look much the same on Windows Explorer ...

adobe-indesign color-profile  
asked by Paul Taylor 1 vote
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